Places Where You Can Bundle (& Mask) Up to Get the Kids Out This Winter

2021-01-19T22:19:00-05:00January 19th, 2021|

By Michelle Reese Those cold winter days between New Year's and the first signs of spring often feel long and daunting, especially when you have kids to entertain! Throw in nearly a year of widespread closures and cancelled events and activities and Winter 2021 is bound to have everyone feeling a little stir crazy. We've [...]

Living with Littles: Christmas Cookie Traditions (plus recipes!)

2020-12-15T22:36:22-05:00December 15th, 2020|

Photos and text by Michelle Reese Is baking cookies a Christmas tradition in your house? I grew up in a house where baking was a favorite activity year-round, but especially at Christmastime. I have fond memories of baking with my mom and sister while watching holiday [...]

Philly Happening 2020 Holiday Guide, presented by Jefferson Outpatient Imaging

2020-12-09T23:37:24-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Your 2020 Holiday Guide is presented by Jefferson Outpatient Imaging: During the busy holiday season, don’t forget to take care of yourself and your health. If you need imaging, Jefferson Outpatient Imaging (JOI) offers same and next day appointments as well as evening and weekend hours at seven convenient outpatient locations. If you have a [...]

Enchanted in Northern Liberties: Two Small Businesses Work Together to Help Each Other During Pandemic

2020-11-23T15:16:16-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Do you have a little one that loves Elsa? This event is for your family! Plus, you'll be donating to a good cause. We previously shared how Germantown Garden Grill is offering private "igloos" in an effort to creatively and comfortably extend their outdoor dining season. Beautifully decorated for the holidays, these socially-distanced dining pods [...]

2020 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide

2020-11-23T11:36:27-05:00November 9th, 2020|

What are you thankful for this year? We know that that question might be more difficult in 2020 than in past years, but we hope that you'll take time during the holiday season to reflect on the positive parts of your life. Though it may look a bit different this year, Thanksgiving is soon [...]

2020 Philly Happening Halloween Guide

2020-10-06T16:16:27-04:00October 6th, 2020|

Pumpkins, candy and costumes … oh my! Your family may choose to celebrate Halloween a bit differently this year due to the pandemic, but there are still plenty of ways to have fun.  Many local businesses have made every effort to provide festivities that your family can enjoy while still feeling safe. And if [...]

6 Fall Events in Philly This Year

2020-09-22T16:48:16-04:00September 21st, 2020|

Morgan's Pier, photo provided by Aversa PR. While we can't celebrate the season in all the ways we're used to this year, there ARE still ways to have some fall fun in Philly in 2020! With spooky tours, scarecrows, Oktoberfest celebrations and trick or treating amongst the animals, here are just 6 events [...]

Planning Your Fall Family Photos: Tips from the Experts

2020-09-17T22:05:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photo by Rhianna Clark Photography, 2020 Philly Happening Finalist for Children’s Photographer Nature’s beautiful colors, the moderate temperatures that allow a variety of outfit options, and the holiday season right around the corner – it all combines to make fall the perfect time for family photos. The [...]

2020 Back to School Guide

2020-08-26T00:49:32-04:00August 26th, 2020|

We're probably all getting tired of hearing this saying, but Back to School "is going to look different this year." Whether your children are returning to in-school instruction, they're going fully virtual through their school, doing a hybrid of in-school and at-home learning, enrolled in cyber school, or homeschooled ... there's [...]

Labor Day 2020: A Tribute to the American Worker and Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

2020-08-24T14:40:03-04:00August 24th, 2020|

To many, Labor Day is just another 3-day weekend that we throw on the red, white & blue attire and fire up the grill. It's the unofficial end to summer before the kids return to school. But as often the case, there's more to it than that! Labor Day was first [...]

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