nourish them with back to school lunches!
It’s that time of the year again. Time to shift gears. Time to detox from beaches, pools and warm weather and morph into 180 days of time management, academics and routine. Getting ready for school is about more than pencils, backpacks and clothing. Its about… the LUNCHBAG and what goes in it. Kids can feel […]
Great Snow (or ice) Day idea from Bredenbeck’s!
Today, Tuesday March 1 is National Pancake Day (according to IHOP). From 7am-10pm, you can head over to IHOP (there’s one on 611, North of Cheltenham) to get one free short stack per customer. They will ask for a voluntary donation, which goes to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities. Also, starting […]
Opening of the Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum: Saturday May 29
Bredenbeck’s Bakery (yum!) in Chestnut Hill was kind enough to pass along this wintry idea to share with GAP readers: Snowman Cupcakes: Bredenbeck’s Bakery Shares Tips For Making Sweet Winter Treats Winter slush got you down? Looking for an activity to do with the kids on a snowy day? Make your own snowmen—no snow boots […]
YUMMMMMM! Decorate your own Cupcake Fri. Night at Bredenbeck’s!
Since moving to Chestnut Hill from the UK in summer 2008, the Morris Arboretum has been a favorite of ours. We first walked there with our son, a few months old, in his stroller and enjoyed a picnic in the grounds in the shade of one of their beautiful trees. We have been back many […]
Go Downtown: A Day of Franklin
It doesn’t get much tastier than this; on the two remaining Friday nights in May, Bredenbeck’s Bakery is offering “Decorate Your Own Cupcake Night”. All ages are welcome to stop by between 6 and 9pm to choose and top their very own delectable creation… FREE. Stop by after dinner, or after a night out at […]
What is MALT?
Day of Franklin A fun afternoon or early evening with the kids can be had by doing a mini-tour of places in the city bearing the name of Ben Franklin. This past Saturday evening, ready for a shake-up from the neighborhood playgrounds, we headed in town to meet friends at Franklin Square Park, the wonderful […]
Dining Without the Whining: The Trolley Car Diner
Mt. Airy Learning Tree is a community-based “school” that draws on the human, geographical, and architectural resources of Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. Students enroll for $5.oo per term and can participate in classes that range from swimming to computer basics to aromatherapy. Classes may run for 2 hours on an afternoon or for […]
Stimulating your child’s senses: A Visit to the Reading Terminal Market
Hop on over to Dancing Meatball’s blog to read my latest post about one of my favorite places to eat with kids: Mt. Airy’s very own Trolley Car Diner!
Treat Yourself: A Taste of Philly
Winter can present parents with the following challenging question: What are we going to do today? Outdoor playgrounds are icy and movies are expensive. Last week, I was faced with the choice of practicing paper-cutting skills with my daughter or having all of our senses stirred by taking her to the Reading Terminal Market at […]
I found myself walking on Germantown Avenue today with my two kids and we just happened to be close to A Taste of Philly, so we had to stop in for a pretzel. Although, as I keep forgetting, they have a $10 minimum for credit/debit card sales and I NEVER have cash these days, so […]