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Rebecca Whitney's Blog Posts Tagged 'activities' (7)

Awestruck

 

Even before I moved to Vermont, I became familiar with Simon Pearce glassware and its reputation for elegant and yet everyday glassware.  We are lucky enough to have some Simon Pearce pieces ourselves: champagne glasses that we got as an engagement gift,…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on June 9, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Keeping Busy

I thought it was supposed to be April showers that bring May flowers?  So why is May so showery this year?  This week has been one giant sprinkling, keeping the ground just a little too wet to sit on and the air just a little too chilly to go out without jackets.  Really, Springtime?  Aren't you supposed to be in full effect by now?

 

So we've been doing a lot of indoor play lately, and Em is…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 18, 2011 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Em's Treasure Basket

Happy Mother's Day to all you deserving mamas out there!  My husband is dutifully playing with Em, who is refusing to nap, so that I can get some uninterrupted blogging and photo editing time in before we head to the in-laws' for dinner.  We have had a wonderful day so far.  Before the new week begins, I wanted to be sure to give you a crafty idea that has been a blessing for me this week.  So here is a Mother's Day…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on May 9, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments

The Artist

Being a parent in the Upper Valley requires me to think outside the typical activities box. There are certainly several places to take my kids on a potentially daily, weekly, or monthly basis, but everyone knows about those places: Billings Farm, VINS, the Montshire Museum, the train exhibit at Quechee Gorge Museum. Those places are packed during school vacation and on the weekends, and are at times expensive to frequent. To truly take full advantage of…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 29, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments

A Personal Present

For almost every special occasion, holiday, or birthday, my kids and I like to go the "homemade" route.  It means more to the recipient and they're darn cute!  Homemade cards, fingerpaintings, crafts all make their way into the hands of friends and family as a way to say I love you.  And our very favorite way to spread our love is by painting pottery at Tip Top Pottery in White River Junction.…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 19, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

10 Cool Things: A Treasure Hunt

"Jax, do you want to go for a walk?"

"No, I want to watch Word World."

"Don't you want to go outside?"

"No."

"Do you want to go look for some treasure?"

(pause while mulling it over)

"Yes!  Let's go!  Come on,…

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Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 10, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

10 Cool Things: A Treaure Hunt

"Jax, do you want to go for a walk?"

"No, I want to watch Word World."

"Don't you want to go outside?"

"No."

"Do you want to go look for some treasure?"

(pause while mulling it over)

"Yes!  Let's go!  Come on,…

Continue

Added by Rebecca Whitney on April 10, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments

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