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3 Reasons to Save Your Pumpkin Seeds

3 Reasons to Save Your Pumpkin Seeds

October is here and pumpkins are upon us. Soon we'll be carving them up and decorating them. But this year instead of throwing away all those seeds, save them for recipes! Pumpkin seeds are rich in immune boosting vitamin E, zinc and essential fatty acids,...

Best (and Worst) Halloween Costumes Roundup

Best (and Worst) Halloween Costumes Roundup

Up until now finding a Halloween costume for my daughter had been easy because I was basically the only one involved in the decision making process. For my daughter's first Halloween we dressed her up as a scuba diver. It was a big hit. She got all the...

More Apples? Make a Cocktail!

More Apples? Make a Cocktail!

Fall is synonymous with apple picking. We are overflowing with apples around here. Most of us headed home and enjoyed the delicious apples, baked them into a pie, a crisp, or made some homemade applesauce for the little ones. Now, we strongly suggest you...

Friday Roundup: TSSM Fall Hike

Friday Roundup: TSSM Fall Hike

Fall is in full swing. If you haven't made it apple or pumpkin picking yet, be sure to check out our pick-your-own roundup. Earlier this week, we sent out our monthly newsletter with exclusive content and recipes. If you missed it, sign up here. It is...

Thursday Trends

Thursday Trends

My favorite season to dress for is Fall. I was so excited to put away all my summer clothes and start thinking about the Fall fashion trends. Here are some great finds that are well under 100 buckaroos so you and your wallet will be happy!   Blanket...

Binkygate

Binkygate

Momfession: My daughter's dentist strongly suggested that we give up the pacifier at her 2 year dental visit. That was exactly one year ago. I had every excuse under the moon and always came up with a good one: she was about to be a big sister...we were on...

Edaville Family Theme Park Giveaway

Edaville Family Theme Park Giveaway

We have partnered with Edaville Family Theme Park to bring one lucky TSSM reader TWO free tickets to  Edaville's first annual "Not-So-Spooky" event. The event will run every weekend during the month of October from 10am-8pm. Guests are...

Meet Michaela

Meet Michaela

Michaela grew up in Scituate and has spent most of her life here.  As a child, she could walk or ride her bike to the beach and school. She went to school in New Hampshire, lived in the city briefly, but the most significant move she made was to the...

Recipe: Slow-cooked Apple Sauce from Michaela at Home Dwelling

Recipe: Slow-cooked Apple Sauce from Michaela at Home Dwelling

One of the best parts of the South Shore Moms is that we are meeting some pretty cool local moms who are doing amazing things on top of being moms! Michaela was kind enough to be featured as one of our "Meet a Moms" AND gave us not one but two...

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies from Michaela at Home Dwelling

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies from Michaela at Home Dwelling

One of the best parts of the South Shore Moms is that we are meeting some pretty cool local moms who are doing amazing things on top of being moms! Michaela was kind enough to be featured as one of our "Meet a Moms" AND gave us not one but two delicious...

Five Ingredient Friday: Fajitas

Five Ingredient Friday: Fajitas

By Guest Blogger Anna Gass It’s Friday, and face it, you are exhausted. You have folded the laundry, loaded the dishwasher and tidied up the house and now you just want (need) to plop down on the couch and just relax. However, you need to get going on dinner and fast,...

FriYay: Local Coffee Roundup

FriYay: Local Coffee Roundup

It is the last weekend of September. How did that happen? You have made it through undoubtedly the most hectic month for us moms (you know, besides every other month)! Since it's International Coffee Day, we have dedicated today’s roundup to our best...

Why 70 Percent of Kids Quit Sports by Age 13

Why 70 Percent of Kids Quit Sports by Age 13

According to a poll from the National Alliance for Youth Sports, around 70 percent of kids in the United States stop playing organized sports by the age of 13. Why are kids walking away? According to research, one of the main reasons is injury. Here are...

Cookies for Nursing Moms (That the whole family can enjoy!)

Cookies for Nursing Moms (That the whole family can enjoy!)

If you're a breastfeeding mama or if you simply love oatmeal cookies, this recipe is for you! They're technically called "Lactation Cookies" but we PROMISE anyone can eat them and NO you will not start lactating (dear husband) if you aren't nursing and...

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Creativity

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Creativity

  Art is an essential way for children to begin to express themselves. The precursor to reading and writing is the understanding that a symbol can represent something else. The tactile aspect of painting, drawing, and kneading also provide important sensory and...

Once Upon a Farm… G I V E A W A Y! *closed*

Once Upon a Farm… G I V E A W A Y! *closed*

When my second was born, I dusted off the Beeba Babycook...and promptly used it twice before giving up. Too much effort, too little time (and energy). The poor babe ate mashed bananas and avocados morning, noon and night. Then, a friend told me about Once...

A message from Mexico

A message from Mexico

My sister moved to Mexico City with her husband and two young boys about a year ago. Living in an unfamiliar country, far from her family and her friends has been an adjustment. With the recent earthquakes in Mexico, our hearts have been in knots. We received a...

10 Local Date Night Ideas

10 Local Date Night Ideas

It is so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day as parents but golly do we deserve a night out every once in a while. Call up that sitter and read on for ten local date night (or daytime) ideas that won’t break the bank... and one that definitely will!...

FriYay!

FriYay!

Happy Friday! Long week, huh? A lot of indoor play and skipping naps around here. More importantly, a lot of sad news around the globe. To cheer up, we thought we would start the weekend off with some happy words... We are finally expecting...

Rain, Rain, Go Away….

Rain, Rain, Go Away….

Oy! We have been cooped up in the house with this weather and today is not looking any better. We wanted to share some rainy day plans and activities that have kept us from going stir crazy. If you have any old boxes lying around (thank you, Amazon!) grab...

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