Philadelphia Color Run!

  What: It's am untimed 5k! We've been thinking about doing a lot of these lately....You should come to this one....Oh and by the way at every kilometer they throw PAINT at you. Almost forgot. (It's cornstarch powder. Non toxic.) Where: Philly- Starts at the Rocky Statue. When: July 8th Mom and I have had some 5k fever lately, and this is one of the ones we are … [Read more...]

Philly Farm & Food Fest: Eat Local, Philly!

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I'm wicked excited about this event! The Philly Farm & Food Fest promises to be an inspiration to buying local all year round, but I'm hoping to find local sources of flour so I can really take my summer eat local challenges one step further. I also love getting to know the people behind the local companies that I support. When: Sunday, April 1st from 11am -4pm (exclusive … [Read more...]

A Kid’s Guide to the Philadelphia Flower Show 2012

Philadelphia Flower Show 2012

  Cass and I hit the Flower Show! Here's a quick hit list of kid-approved favorites. The Orchid Wave: this was actually even better than I had expected it to be. It really does look like waves, and fish, sharks, rays and sea turtles swim overhead. Cass thought it was really cool, and even though I explained how it worked she still ran out from underneath every time a … [Read more...]

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival: A Sensory Celebration + Giveaway (5 Winners)

sugarloaf crafts festival

When: Friday March 16th and Saturday March 17th, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday March 18th 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 What: Over 250 craftspeople from all over the country, showcasing handcrafted, one-of-a-kind works. This season’s theme is “A Sensory Celebration.” Thousands of works in … [Read more...]

Philly (and the Flower Show): More Fun When You Sleep Over

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Yes, I know Philly is just a hop, skip and jump away. But every so often the kids and I get to stay in a hotel that's close to home, and you know what? It's awesome. None of the pressure and all of the fun. If you've been thinking about hitting up some Philly museums soon anyway, why not combine it with the Flower Show and make it a whirlwind tour? You'll have a place to … [Read more...]

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (at the Flower Show)


  Just wanted to highlight a few events at the Flower Show that would be a fun time out with the gals! Girls Night Out: the Flower Show joins forces with Philadelphia Style magazine for the 2nd Annual Girls Night Out Thursday, March 8th at 5:30- 8:30 pm. This one is just for the ladies, who will enjoy exclusive wine and food tastings, health and beauty samplings and … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Philadelphia Flower Show + Enter to Win Tickets!

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Who wants to take a trip to HAWAII?? Well, I wish I had that to give away. Or to keep. But I don't. I've got the next best thing though: two tickets to the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show, with its theme of "Hawaii: Islands of Aloha." This year's presentation promises to be a "tropical experience that blends next-stage digital technology with the natural beauty and rich … [Read more...]

Delaware Daily Deals 2/20 Local and Online


Delaware 50% off at Moro: Great restaurant tucked away on N. Scott St. in Wilmington; this is where I discovered just how sublime asparagus can be. $30 buys a $60 voucher.   Daytrip/Weekender 50% off at $25 buys $50 towards show tickets (concerts, Broadway, sporting events etc) to be picked up at Will Call. Placing this under daytrip since presumably … [Read more...]