Family Travel Stories

November 2, 2014
by Traci Bisson
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Our First Holiday on the Road – Halloween

In the past, we would take the kids trick or treating for Halloween. Our house in New Hampshire is in a great area where neighbors decorate their homes inside and out and truly cater to kids for this holiday. We missed … Continue reading

September 29, 2011
by Traci Bisson
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Free scary face pancakes return to IHOP in October

IHOP announced today that participating restaurants nationwide will serve up ‘no tricks – just treats’ this October, featuring a month-long celebration with pumpkin pancakes as well as All-You-Can-Eat Buttermilk pancakes, culminating in a free Scary Face Pancake giveaway for kids … Continue reading

October 21, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Celebrate Witchy Women’s Night at Van Otis Chocolates in Manchester, October 22nd

Van Otis Chocolates in Manchester is celebrating the holidays on October 22nd with Witchy Women’s Night. The night will include 25% off everything in the store (except wine), a wine tasting by Zorvino Vineyards, raffles, giveaways, tons of free samples, … Continue reading

October 13, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Trick or Treat All-You-Can-Eat buttermilk pancakes at IHOP

Guests can enjoy Trick or Treat All-You-Can-Eat buttermilk pancakes during the entire month of October. In observance of Halloween, IHOP will offer free Scary Face Pancakes for trick or treaters 12 and under from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, October … Continue reading

October 7, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Boys and Girls Club hosts family activities at Milford Pumpkin Festival

Families and kids will find lots to do at the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley on Saturday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in celebration of the annual Milford Pumpkin Festival. The Boys & Girls Club … Continue reading

October 6, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Treat your favorite American Girl to the Styles of Yesterday & Today

The Junior Service League of Concord is hosting its annual American Girl Fashion Show − a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends, and favorite dolls! Celebrate the experience of being a girl, whether yesterday or today, through a … Continue reading

October 18, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Children’s Art Expert Offers Pumpkin Decorating and Drawing Ideas That Kids Will Love

If spending hours scooping out seeds and stringy pumpkin isn’t on your list of fun things to do this Halloween, decorating a pumpkin without carving is a fun option.  Forget the knives and break out the permanent markers along with … Continue reading

January 28, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Help support the Barrington, NH recreation department

Barrington, New Hampshire is a small, bedroom community nestled between the seacoast and capitol city. There are no shopping malls. There are rolling green hills (white this time of year), friendly neighbors and fresh air. These are the things that attracted … Continue reading

November 4, 2008
by Traci Bisson
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Trunk-or-treat on Halloween

The town of Barrington, New Hampshire has a great recreation department. For the last several years, they have coordinated a trunk-or-treat event for kids in the community on Halloween. People bring their cars to the recreation department, decorate their trunks … Continue reading

October 14, 2008
by Traci Bisson
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Get lost in a corn maze this Fall

On Columbus Day, we visited the Coppal House Farm & Corn Maze. This is the 3rd year that we have visited this 78-acre, family-owned, working farm in Lee, New Hampshire. This year, the maze was professionally cut into the shape … Continue reading

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