What’s Cooking with Williams-Sonoma in January


Lots of good stuff happening at Williams-Sonoma in the New Year! Glancing at the calendar, here are some of my faves: Winter Dinner Inspiration Jan 4 Hot Sandwiches for Cold Days Jan 7 Meatless Mains Jan 12 Juicing for Good Health Jan 13 Better for You Breakfasts Jan 21 Bowl Game Favorites Jan 28 Simplifying Cooking Prep Jan 29 There are also hands-on technique … [Read more...]

FREE Christmas Movies on the Big Screen!


Christmas movies are one of my favorite celebrations of the season! Movies for Saturday December 3rd-- At Theatre N in downtown Wilmington, FREE showing of: A Charlie Brown Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Begins at 11:00 am (recommended that you arrive by 10:30 if you haven't reserved seats) At Newark Cinema 3 on Main … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Connections Academy Open House October 13th

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  This one is for my PA readers! Come check out Commonwealth Connections Academy at its newest location in Bryn Mawr. It's not too late to enroll for the 2011-2012 school year! WHEN: Thursday, October 13th 4:30- 7:30pm WHERE: Connections Academy 23 Morris Avenue, Suite 223 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 (610)520-8700 WHAT: Open house! Bring the kids to meet some … [Read more...]

DE Annual Acorn Collection Day October 1st

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It's that time of year again! Volunteers are still needed for the 7th Annual Acorn Collection Day taking place on Saturday, October 1st. “We have quite a few volunteers signed up, but we could definitely use more. More volunteers mean more acorns – and more oak trees in the future,” said Lynne Staub, event coordinator for Acorn Collection Day. “Oak trees expand wooded areas … [Read more...]

Fish-For-Free Day in PA September 5


Residents and non-residents of Pennsylvania can get one last day of fishing in before the school year starts in earnest-- Tomorrow, September 5th (Labor Day) is PA’s second Fish-for-Free Day in 2011. NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED to fish on all Pennsylvania's waterways. All other fishing regulations still apply.     … [Read more...]

Ground Control to Major Tom

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  Jacob is teaching himself guitar, and I've contracted him to learn a few of my favorite songs. He gets $20 when he can play and sing any of the following: David Bowie, "Space Oddity" Guns N Roses, "Patience" Bob Dylan, "Desolation Row" Violent Femmes, "Please Do Not Go" Basically, those are my favorite songs to sing along to. I was a little aghast when … [Read more...]

Time Island

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"Mom told me about something called Time Island. It's cool. I like the games in it. It is about when you are on an island and go adventuring." -Cassidy Time Island is an online adventure game that's basically "Survivor" in interactive, animated form. Kids hone their survival skills on a tropical island, banding together to form tribes, seeking out food, keeping energy … [Read more...]

$1 Tuesdays in August @ DE Museum of Natural History

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  Thanks to the sponsorship of Artisan's Bank, you can check out the Delaware Museum of Natural History for only a dollar per person every Tuesday in August. The admission price includes the newish exhibit Turtle Travels: the world from a turtle's perspective. There are tanks with live turtles, photo ops galore and a bunch of hands-on activities like a life-sized … [Read more...]