Bike and Roll it Forward

Spring is finally here and spring cleaning is next so when you put away your snow shovels and dust off the bikes, check and see if there are any you aren’t using and give them to someone who can use them. Sounds good, right? But how?

Well, the City of Boston has a program called Boston Bikes. Check out their website here. And Boston Bikes . . . → Read More: Bike and Roll it Forward

Maple Syrup at Land’s Sake

Maple Season Volunteers Needed

Would you like to learn more about and gain experience making maple syrup?

Are you excited to learn more about how Maple Syrup is made? Local farm Land’s Sake is looking for volunteers to help with sap collection and the syrup bottling processes.

Sap collection happens in the afternoons between 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Sap flow and collection are weather . . . → Read More: Maple Syrup at Land’s Sake

A Preschool Mom’s Day

Reality check. You will have time for maybe one of these activities, possibly two and sometimes, well, none. What? You are just not organized! I can do so much in three hours. Yes, yes, you can except when you can’t. It is unbelievable how fast three hours goes by and sometimes you have coffee with a friend or volunteer to help the school or have to take your car in for service or you have a dentist appointment, then the day is gone and your house does not look like anything on Pinterest and you feel bad. Don’t. It is okay. Cut yourself some slack. Some days are easier than others, it’s okay. . . . → Read More: A Preschool Mom’s Day

May Day…as in the first of May, not Mayday as in help…

A friend is putting together a May Day Breakfast for our walking group tomorrow and I am making blueberry muffins from the Flour cookbook. No, they won’t be as good as Joanne Chang’s – no matter how closely I follow the recipe – that woman is magic – but I did a trial run yesterday with blackberries and the muffins were delicious (if I do say so myself) and I can make the batter today and bake tomorrow morning. I’ll let you know how they come out -I used fresh blackberries but wanted wild blueberries so I bought frozen packages at Trader Joe’s. . . . → Read More: May Day…as in the first of May, not Mayday as in help…