Bloggy Events in Newton and Cambridge

ford fusion car demo

Bloggy Events in Newton and Boston Ford Fusion Coffee Shop Takeover at L’Aroma Cafe Capability:Mom and I went to a great Ford Fusion event at L’Aroma event thanks to an invite from Emily of Random Recyling who hails from neighboring Needham. It was a coffee shop takeover (but in a good way!). Free coffee and […]

Upcycled Toy Invention Birthday Party for Kids

KinetiCreations foosball

Science-Meets-Art Kids’ Birthday Party Do you need a new birthday party idea for your kids? Something eco-friendly and creative? I just met the founders of KinetiCreations. Check out these toys kids make from upcycled materials! Catapults!!! Marble Maze! Foosball!! KinetiCreations shows kids that they have the ability and imagination to create ways of having fun […]

Win Goody Bag from Krauss Dermatology

Krauss Dermatology, Krauss Dermatology giveaway

Giveaway: 3 Goody Bags from Krauss Dermatology With winter dry skin upon us, Krauss Dermatology is giving away 3 goody bags of skin care product samples! Handy for your purse, diaper bag, car, or desk at work, it’s a nice way to try out new moisturizers. We are giving away 3 of these product samplers! To win, […]

Advice from Day Middle School Nurse: Walk or Bike to School!

walk to school day, Day Middle School,

The case for a car-free commute to school Students across the country celebrated International Walk to School and Bike to school day earlier this month, including students (in Newton or here at F.A. Day Middle School). Thousands of students reaped the numerous health and environmental benefits that walking, biking or riding the bus to school […]

NewTV Video Classes for Newton Kids!

NewTV art gallery, bravery exhibit

NewTV: It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Cable Access Channel! Ok, maybe your grandmother didn’t Cable TV. But if you think of local cable television as just the Aldermans’ meeting, think again! NewTV is actually a great educational resource for any kid who wants to learn video production skills! Did you know that your child can learn […]

Fleuri Designs: Gorgeous Window Box Gardens

Fleuri Designs, holiday decorations, window boxes, container gardens, seasonal decorating, wreaths

Every time I walk by my friend Zoe’s house, I stop to enjoy the view. . When the weather turns cold enough, she makes beautiful container garden displays using birch logs and other materials. When it’s barren out, it looks lovely and lasts until spring. She’s the owner of Fleuri Designs and does the gorgeous […]

Bike to School. Eat for Free!

Ari Appel, Bike 2 School, Bike2School, Nina Kaplan image

NNHS Student Get Kids Biking for Food Newton North High School student Ari Appel encourages classmates to Bike to School. His incentive? FOOD! Bike2School, Eat for Free is a program that involves the Newtonville business community as well! Every five times you bike to school, you’ll get five bucks to grab a bite at Newtonville stores. […]

Nominate a Newton Female Soccer Player!

Newton Girls Soccer

Newton Girls Soccer President’s Award The NGS President’s Award is presented annually to one or two special high school seniors who have played soccer almost every year/season on an NGS team (or partner team like the NGS/MPS teams) during their soccer careers.  We look for players who have demonstrated the teamwork, sportsmanship and dedication required to improve […]

Hunger Games at Newton North High School

Tiger Hunger Games, NNHS Hunger Games, Jennifer Price, Newton North High School Principal as Effie Trinket

NNHS Hosts Hunger Games Hunger Games fans were impressed by Newton North High School’s rendition, causing high school envy all over the country! Thank you to Capability:Mom for this link from My Hunger Games: Ever In Your Favor. At Newton North High School in Massachusetts, their school wide book this year is ‘The Hunger Games‘. In celebration, the […]

Mosaic Masterpieces

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Mosaics by Ariel in Needham I met Ariel on Twitter and when I found out she lived next door in Needham, it seemed like we were fated to meet, especially after I popped over to her website and saw her amazing custom mosaics. This piece is gorgeous. Can you imagine it larger as a kitchen […]