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Salmon Brook Park Playground

Sometimes I need a little inspiration for a new outing with the kids, so I look to the best resource I know, our readers! A few weeks ago we put out a question on our Facebook page asking followers … [Read More...]


Big News for Fall from Our Sponsors

I love fall. Mandy and I just put together our Fall Bucket List filled with all kinds of fun seasonal activities from apple picking to corn mazes to hay rides, and I can't wait to start checking off … [Read More...]


Burke Ridge Farms in Ellington

I can't believe it's almost September. Where did the summer go?! But the good news is, fall and all the wonderful activities and events associated with that season are right around the corner. And … [Read More...]

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Wadsworth Falls State Park

Cut to the chase. Take me to the Momsense. I spent my college years at the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) and enjoyed many great things during my time there.  My first three years were … [Read More...]

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Reader Favorites

Well, our week of celebrating three years of blogging is coming to an end. Mandy has revealed her top outings of the year and I have rounded up my top picks, but we still have one last list of … [Read More...]


Harkness Memorial State Park

This destination has been on my list for over a year.  It is a Connecticut State Park located not far from New London in Waterford, Connecticut.  Harkness Memorial State Park is a place that many … [Read More...]

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Berry Picking at Auerfarm

Cut to the chase. Take me to the Momsense. Fruit picking season is in full swing here in Connecticut and my family and I have been enjoying lots of freshly picked, absolutely delicious fruit in our … [Read More...]


Ray of Light Farm

Cut to the chase. Take me to the Momsense. Mandy and I have written about hundreds of destinations since we started our little blog way back in 2011 (which is 3 years and 2 kids ago, in case you … [Read More...]


Rocky Hill – Glastonbury Ferry

Last summer as part of our trip to Gillette Castle State Park (one of the many destinations on our Summer Bucket List), we took the Chester-Hadlyme ferry.  My kids had such a great time getting a … [Read More...]