This post contains information from a previous year and does not reflect current schedules. Please click here to see the 2012 OAAM Halloween Guide. Last year was Boo’s first Halloween. He wasn’t even three months old, but we were so excited to get him all dressed up in his very first itty bitty costume. So […]
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For their first Halloween, Sparkles is dressed as Dorothy, Bruiser is dressed as the cowardly lion and Boo is an adorable puppy. All was well at the Halloween party until Dorothy decided she didn’t like something the cowardly lion babbled . . . 🙂
Did you know there is a place in West Hartford where children and adults alike can get up close and personal with farm animals and reptiles? Did you know that visiting this farm is FREE and there are lots of opportunities to take classes for a minimal cost? Well, we had heard of this place, […]
FOR MORE GREAT DECORATING IDEAS: Don’t forget to check out our 2012 no-carve pumpkin decorating post here and our 2013 no-carve pumpkin decorating post here. After 5+ visits to orchards and fall festivals this season, we have definitely cultivated quite the pumpkin collection. Here’s what my doorstep looks like right now: Look familiar? Not too inspired, but who’s […]
PLEASE NOTE: This post is about the 2011 event. It is possible that it may contain some outdated information. While this post should still give you a great idea of the overall experience, please be sure to check the Rose’s Berry Farm website for details about things like dates, hours and pricing. ——————————————————- 2011 Post: Several weeks ago, […]
Boo at Scott’s Orchard.
With only a few more weekends left to get our fill of hayrides, pumpkins and fall festivals, we headed over to South Glastonbury on Sunday to get the inside “scoop” on Robb’s Farm and ice cream shop.
For me, Ikea is not one of those places where you go just to quickly pick up one or two little things. For starters, if you live in central Connecticut like I do, it’s probably a good 40-minute drive for you. Second, you pretty much have to walk through the whole store (even if you […]
A few weeks ago, I was searching on the internet for a book rack for my kids’ room. During my search, I came across an Ikea “hacking” site and found this idea . . . This was perfect (and a much better option than the expensive book racks I had found so far). I decided […]