Newton Happenings – Music and Art and Literature

Newton Happenings – Music and Art and Literature

Without going out on a limb here, I think it’s safe to say we are all looking for signs of Spring. Haven’t seen crocuses in your garden yet? That’s okay – here are some events to bring on the Spring.

Spring into Swing

Spring into Swing

What: A community Jazz Concert and Reception to benefit Newton . . . → Read More: Newton Happenings – Music and Art and Literature

Art in April with Newton Open Studios

Every year I look forward to Newton Open Studios and this year they moved the date up to April 6 and 7, maybe because no one wanted to wait until May to see all of this wonderful art or maybe because that May weekend is a crazy busy one. Don’t know… but it works for me – we get a (hopefully) spring-like weekend full of . . . → Read More: Art in April with Newton Open Studios

How Many More Days of Vacation Week or Is It Over Yet?

My advice? Get moving and keep moving. Do you need to pretend you are a shark and only your constant movement keeps you alive? Does this mean no slow-moving sleeping-in mornings? Depending on the age of your children, maybe. You can do it, you just need the right attitude. . . . → Read More: How Many More Days of Vacation Week or Is It Over Yet?

12 Days of Shopping – Day 1 – Homemade and Personal

plain coffee bags from the container store favorites of capability mom blog

So what is a great homemade gift? Well, my default is food for pretty much everything so that is where I start. I can bake and have a few tried and true recipes that I will post below. What if you can’t bake? No time? You hate it? Not a problem. Grab some nice chocolates or favorite candy (you cannot swing a cat without hitting some in almost ny store from Trader Joe’s to T.J. Max – I know – I was there this morning) and repackage it. Fill a nice container with them and a hand written note. No one will care that you did not bake. Seriously, relax. . . . → Read More: 12 Days of Shopping – Day 1 – Homemade and Personal