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Vermont Apple Picking – Our Favorite Places to Harvest the Bounty

Apple picking in Vermont is as good as it gets! There is something about the chilly fall air, the aroma of apple cider donuts, and the crispy crunch of newly fallen leaves underfoot that warms the soul. You can take pretty much any side road to find a local farm that lets you pick its […]

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Vermont Summer Camps in Retrospect: Lessons Learned from a First Timer

I enrolled my kids in Vermont summer camps for the first time this year. While lots of parents can make the same claim, my newbie status carries the additional weight of initiating this process with older kids. You see, for many prior summers, my mom watched my now 12-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. We called […]

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The Best Family Friendly Campgrounds around Vermont

For our adventurous, outdoor loving families, we’ve put together a list of family friendly campgrounds around Vermont. Get your tents and s’mores supplies ready, it’s time to go camping! 1. Green Mountain Family Campground, Bristol This family-focused campground has everything you need for a comfortable camping experience, including full hook-up service including water, electricity and sewer. […]

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Ultimate Summer Guide

The Ultimate Vermont Summer Guide: 90+ Activities for Summer Fun!

School is out and summer has begun! Which means it’s only a matter of time until you hear those words that can drive any momma crazy – “I’m bored!” We are here to rescue you from those dreadful words with our Ultimate Vermont Summer Guide full of ideas for some family fun! We’ve done the research […]

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Local Activities to Celebrate Food Allergy Awareness Week

Local Activities Celebrating Food Allergy Awareness Week

According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), one in every thirteen children has a food allergy. They say that’s an average of two kids per classroom. Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Food allergies impact A LOT of people with very serious consequences. Food Allergy Awareness Week […]

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My Family’s Thrilling and Delightful Summer Bucket List

Even though the snow continues to fall, and the first day of summer is still a few months away, I feel like it will be here before we know it. Summer is the season I most look forward to. Not because I don’t love the other Vermont seasons, but because I enjoy the break in […]

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Five Awesome Resources for Special Needs Families in Vermont

Vermont is a wonderful place to raise a family, especially for special needs families. As a transplant to this incredible state, I am often asked if I will ever go back home, and I always respond with the answer that Vermont is our home. At a year old, my son wasn’t pulling to a stand […]

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