This holiday season, check out some of the amazing holiday events in Boston — and beyond!
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November 24–December 31 Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” (Boston) :: Let Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker” capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing candy canes. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the captivating dance of the sugar plum fairy […]
This post is brought to you through a partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club.Here are some of the holiday recipes we can’t wait to put together. We are making our shopping lists, heading to BJ’s, and coming home to cook!
It’s that time of year again — the to-do list is a mile long, and between shopping, decorating, and holiday parties, there isn’t much time to brainstorm ideas to spend quality time as a family. To save you the time, we’ve come up with some simple and fun ways to embrace the season and create […]
Last Christmas, we kept our holiday season pretty low key. My twins were just 4 months old, and between the general craziness of having two infants and a plague-like cold turned bronchiolitis, we didn’t exactly celebrate big. We did manage to get a Christmas tree, which took pretty much the entire month to put up and […]
Christmastime is the most wonderful time of year, but it can quickly take over all your hard-earned savings and lead to a significant amount of stress. Year after year, my husband and I have followed a Pinterest-inspired idea that has kept us on a budget. Our gift giving tradition has allowed us to refocus on what’s […]
We’ve officially entered the season of giving. This sentiment can sometimes get lost, however, as our children are likely more focused on what they’re going to get this holiday season. In the interest of putting the focus back on the spirit of community and giving back, we’ve compiled a list of a few events that […]
I just love the holidays. And nothing gets me in the mood more than whipping up some hot cocoa, blasting some carols, and making my home holiday-ready. I love the vibe of a decorated house, but I often find myself unsure how to get there. I end up buying a few cliché items and sprinkling them throughout, […]
The smell of pine needles, the chill in the air — it’s the most wonderful time of the year to pick your own Christmas tree from a local Boston-area farm.
FRIDAY Winter Vacation at Jump N’ Slide – All Day (Newton) Enchanted Village at Jordan’s Furniture – All Day (Avon) Edaville Festival of Lights – All Day (Carver) Blink! – All Day (Boston) Polar Express at Edaville– All Day (Boston) BSO Holiday Pops– Various Times (Boston) The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice – Various Times (Cambridge) Boston […]
Now that we’ve finished up the last of the turkey and given thanks, winter is on its way and we’ll soon see our first snowfall! There is a little bit of magic when you mix the first snow with holiday spirit, and I’m always looking for ways to make this time of year really special! […]
FRIDAY Enchanted Village at Jordan’s Furniture – All Day (Avon) Edaville Festival of Lights – All Day (Carver) Blink! – All Day (Boston) Polar Express at Edaville – All Day (Carver) BSO Holiday Pops – Various Times (Boston) The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice – Various Times (Cambridge) Santa in the City – All Day (Boston) Santa at CambridgeSide […]
As I watched my 2-year-old scamper around the Christmas tree farm, intent on picking out the perfect tree, I began to realize how much the magic of the holiday season has come alive for my children this year. Moments later, I glimpsed my 8-month-old laughing with rosy cheeks and sparkling blue eyes as he watched his brother’s […]
FRIDAY Enchanted Village at Jordan’s Furniture – All Day (Avon) Edaville Festival of Lights – All Day (Carver) Blink! – All Day (Boston) Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Festival of Trees – All Day (Wellesley) Polar Express at Edaville – All Day (Carver) BSO Holiday Pops – All Day (Boston) The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice – All Day (Cambridge) CraftBoston […]
I met my husband 10 years ago this December at a Christmas party. After a few drinks I remember asking him what he was doing for Christmas. His response: “I don’t celebrate Christmas, I’m Jewish.” Pump the breaks. I was born and raised in southern New Hampshire, a mere one-hour drive from Boston, but I’d had […]