A Review of the Virginia Living Museum

The Virginia Living Museum

For the past several years, we have taken road trips with stopovers around Virginia. This spring break, we decided to explore Williamsburg which is when I came across a brochure for the Virginia Living Museum (VLM). Our best decision that trip was ignoring our laid out plans for the day and taking a detour to … [Read more…]

Benefits of Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop

Benefits of DIY Kids Workshops

At Mommy University, we heard whispers that Lowe’s was bringing back their Build & Grow workshops which were popular with my family for several years. We were thrilled to learn that the Lowe’s Build & Grow has returned but under a new name, Lowe’s DIY Kids’ Workshop! The DIY Kids’ Workshops are FREE monthly themed projects for children … [Read more…]

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George and The Golden Meatball

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George

“You never do know what’s around the bend, a big adventure or a brand new friend, when you’re curious like Curious George!” Curious George has been an icon in children’s literature since he hit the bookshelves in the mid-twentieth century. I grew up following him along his journeys. This inquisitive character shares the message that the world is … [Read more…]

Cooking Up Fun with Blaire Wilson: 2019 Girl of the Year

American Girl _ Girl of the Year 2019 Blaire Wilson

Sprinkle some fun and learning with American Girl this year! In 2019, American Girl is inviting everyone to spend time with the most important people in our lives, family and friends! Blaire Wilson was recently announced as the Girl of the Year, and we could not be more excited about this choice as she will … [Read more…]

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Performs The Nutcracker at NJPAC

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa The Nutcracker

Dreams of sugar plum fairies appeared … The soundtrack of Christmas includes carols to hymns; however, the music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker has assumed an impressive status since it emerged over 100 years ago. The ballet is inspired by a story adapted by Alexandre Dumas that when combined with Tchaikovsky’s music emerges into a surreal … [Read more…]

Crafting through the Holidays!

Crafting through the Holidays (1)

Since the air has already taken on that crisp feel and snow has landed on our yard, we are indoors getting ready for the holidays. Preparing for the holidays usually entails shopping, cooking, parties and get togethers, but we also try to incorporate holiday crafts into the mix. From snow globes to ornaments, these are … [Read more…]