Family Travel Stories

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

May 5, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Kids can earn $10 with TD Bank’s Summer Reading Program

Again this year, TD Bank is offering its Summer Reading Program for children 18 years of age or younger. Kids can read 10 books and earn $10. Here’s what kids need to do: Read 10 books between May 3, 2010 and … Continue reading

April 20, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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The Great Bay Discovery Center – Stratham

My girls and I have a new favorite hangout – the Great Bay Discovery Center in Stratham.  This indoor/outdoor treasure is a great place to explore and learn about the Great Bay estuary and all of the creatures that live … Continue reading

April 6, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Take a factory tour with your family

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family, consider taking a factory tour.  New England is home to a variety of interesting, unique companies that offer free (or inexpensive) tours – and many come complete with product … Continue reading

January 28, 2010
by rbisson
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Our kids prefer plays over movies!

This past Christmas we took our kids to see “Christmas Carol” at the Seacoast Repertory Theater in Portsmouth, NH. When we walked in to the theater, our five-year old said “Oh, I love this place”. We sat in the front row and were able … Continue reading

January 27, 2010
by rbisson
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Building Workshops for Kids

Throughout the winter we have taken our children to Lowe’s home improvement stores for their kid’s Build & Grow clinics. Lowe’s and Home Depot have workshops for kids to build pre-packaged wood sets.  So far at Lowe’s, our boys have built 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

October 12, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Screamer’s Café: Cooking Up Some Fun

My daughters love to help me cook at home, and we were thrilled to learn about Screamer’s Café in Stratham, a family-friendly, casual-style restaurant that offers kids’ cooking classes (as well as great birthday parties). When my girls were as … Continue reading

June 9, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Chuck E. Cheese’s Reading Program

Lately, we have been discussing the many programs we have been finding that encourage kids to continue reading over the summer. Make sure your kids complete the Chuck E. Cheese Reading Rewards Calendar as well. They will earn 10 additional … Continue reading

May 12, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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TD Banknorth’s 2009 Summer Reading Program

Kudos to TD Banknorth for offering a summer reading program for kids. They have made the program very simple. Kids need to read 10 books, print out an online form, list the titles of all 10 books and bring to their … Continue reading

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