Frozen in Time by Mitch Zuckoff: Perfect Valentine’s Gift for Men

Frozen Mitch Zukoff, Frozen Mitchell Zukoff

My dog loves Mitch Zuckoff’s puppy. We met both author and his dog at an off leash dog park a few months ago and he’s such a modest guy that it took me months to figure out that he’s a multiple New York Times best selling author. Mitch Zuckoff’s dog is the lighter Golden Retriever. […]

Gracie Gold (Born in Newton) Will Compete in Olympics

Skater Gracie Gold, who was born in Newton, was named to the 2014 Olympic Team. She will compete in Socchi, Russia next month. Here’s Gracie Gold with the Wall Street Journal. 18-year-old Gracie Gold is here in the Ladies Short Program at the 2014 US Champs.  

The Lake Language Glossary and Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc Nonantum Lake language

My mom friend Penny grew up in Newton but not in Nonantum and she was the first person who told me about The Lake Language. We box at Nonantum Boxing Club so we had Nate who grew up in Nonantum explain it to us. He said the early residents of Nonantum were gypsies followed by […]

Whole Foods Walnut: Exceptional Sale on Adora Chocolates!!!

Whole Foods Newton sale Adora Chocolate calcium supplements

Have you tried the Adora chocolates? My kids eat them for the premium chocolate but I actually buy them for myself as a calcium supplement. They are delicious but usually expensive so it’s nice that Whole Foods in Newton on Walnut street is having an exceptional sale! 3 bags of Adora chocolates for $10!!! At […]

Giroux Brothers Martial Arts Turns 15!

Steve Giroux karate, Newton MA, Giroux Brothers Martial Arts

Giroux Brothers Martial Arts just turned 15 years old this month!  by Steve Giroux If you are like me, when you hear about business’ anniversaries not much thought goes into it. For me, however it brings up so many memories.  I started the studio when I was 22 and finishing up my last semester at […]

Arsenal Center’s Winter Art Classes & Workshops

Arsenal Center for the Arts classes

Arsenal Center’s Winter Art Classes & Workshops for Children and Adults Begin January 5 The Arsenal Center for the Arts starts off the new year with a program of winter art classes and workshops for adults and children beginning the week of January 6, 2014. Adult offerings include a range of media and techniques: Art […]

Equinox Chestnut Hill Open!

Equinox Chestnut Hill Opens

WHAT: Equinox officially opens a new 33,000 square-foot club in Chestnut Hill Square, Newton. WHERE: Equinox Chestnut Hill, 200 Boylston Street, Newton MA, 02467 WHEN: December 19th, 2013 at 2:00PM. Club officially opens to members at 3:00PM. ADDITIONAL:   Equinox Chestnut Hill has five fitness studios, including Equinox’s first ever barre studio, where instructors will lead a full range of yoga, including hot yoga classes, cycling, Pilates and group […]

Help Kelsey Study Abroad!

Kelsey Loughlin

West Newton’s Kelsey Loughlin wants to study aboard in Spain, and she seeks help paying for her trip. She has dreamed of studying in Spain since she started taking Spanish classes, Loughlin. She started a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for her “Trip of a Lifetime.” “Going to Spain to study another life and culture is a gift. […]

Swap Houses to Live in South of France?! (Lake Annecy)

My blogging friend Becky of Kid World Citizen sent me this email and gave me permission to post it here. My husband’s cousin has an amazing house in the south of France that she is hoping to “swap” for a year to give her kid the experience of living in the US. If you know […]

Dog Safety Tips for the Holidays from DogTV

Dog Safety Tips for the Holidays from DogTV

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas fast approaching, the next few weeks will be filled with wrapping paper and bows, breakable ornaments, lots of holiday food and maybe even an anxiety pill or two to take the edge off when visiting with the in-laws. But through all the hustle and bustle, it can be easy […]