With the start of a new year, we are also starting a new tradition here at Out and About Mom. At the end of each month, we will do a quick wrap-up to give you a summary of all the places we’ve been. Hopefully it becomes a quick and easy reference guide to help you […]
Archives for January 2012
Several weeks ago, hubby announced, apropos of nothing, that he had decided to build a model train set in our (dank, unfinished) basement. This would not just be any ol’ stretch of track. No, it would be a replica of the famous (well, famous to Rhode Island natives like ourselves anyway) Providence and Worcester railroad […]
A few months ago, Groupon ran a deal for a four pack of tickets to Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk. Though a trip to this museum would require a bit of a trek for me from West Hartford to Litchfield County, the museum looked pretty fun, so I knew I needed to try it out.
Cut to the chase. Take me to the Momsense. UPDATE 1/17/15: BIG NEWS! After nearly two years of renovation, Kidcity has opened their brand new room! It’s called “Middleshire” and it’s a pint-sized medieval village complete with a farm, a bakery, a tavern and many other opportunities for creative play! (This room replaces the “Corn […]
An updated post for the Avon Free Public Library is now available on our site. Check out the details from our 2014 visit here. As Shawna and I continue our exploration of Connecticut libraries, last week we ventured over to the Avon Library. I find it funny that the library name is Avon Free Public […]
I love to cook. I’m not exactly sure where my love of cooking came from seeing as my mom hasn’t got the knack for it (although, we joke that she is an expert “arranger” of already prepared food), and as far as I can remember, my maternal grandmother’s most common culinary advice after 40 years […]
It looks like we might be able to squeeze in a few more days of sunny, above normal temperatures before winter hits, so can I recommend to you a fun park in Simsbury?
PLEASE NOTE: This post was written in 2012, and while it should still give you a good overview of the experience, it is also possible that it may contain some outdated information. Please check their website for the most current information, especially about things like schedules and pricing. PLEASE NOTE: My Gym Glastonbury has moved to 256 Oakwood […]
UPDATE: For the fall 2014 program, the drop-in Babytime class will be held on Fridays at 11:30 starting September 19th. For more details, check out the full children’s program schedule for the West Hartford Libraries. Are you starting to feel a little anxious about the thought of being stuck in your house with your […]