Like peanut butter and jelly, music and the holidays go hand in hand. From the Lighting of the Tree ceremony broadcast from New York City to other televised holiday concerts, and favorite tunes played on repeat at the mall during the busy shopping season, festive music is literally an instrumental component to holiday traditions. Holiday music shouldn’t be reserved solely as background buzz or as a distant event on television, but should be celebrated locally as well. This holiday season, get in the spirit at one of these nearby holiday concerts.
Summer may be over but there’s still plenty of time left for ice cream season. As a recently popular bumper sticker proclaims, “you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.” Click here for my picks for best ice cream!
Originally wrote this piece as suggestions of affordable kid-friendly restaurants during the summer months. Now that school’s back in session, families are busier than ever. Parents are juggling careers, car rides, sports practices, play dates, homework, and more. With all the go-go-go going on, sometimes there just isn’t enough time (or energy) to cook for the family. These kid-friendly restaurants remain a great option for families this fall!