Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Albany Kid Giveaway: Win a Box Set of Adventure to Fitness DVDs

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Last month we announced that the high energy fitness videos from Adventure to Fitness, currently provided FREE to schools,  were available on DVD for families to purchase and enjoy at home. Now Albany Kid is giving one lucky reader a box set containing three fabulous […]

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Holiday Gifts from National Geographic

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

I might be biased but I love Albany Kid’s Christmas Gifts for Kids that Stand the Test of Time post for great gift ideas.   If you need additional inspiration and still haven’t found that unique gift for the little explorer in the family, National Geographic has […]

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The Opening of The Hobbit – Reflections on My Unexpected Journey Through New Zealand

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

The long awaited The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey movie, the first in the trilogy opens tomorrow in theaters.  With all of the buzz around this latest masterpiece by Peter Jackson I’ve been thinking  back to my nearly six week journey to New Zealand in 2000.  […]

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Special Offer from BabbaBox; Monthly Enrichment Activities Delivered to Your Door

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Today I received my  BabbaBox  in the mail.  For those of you unfamiliar with this incredibly cool product let this post be an introduction.  The BabbaBox is a mom-founded company that delivers monthly themed activities filled with unique ways of engaging young children in new […]

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Albany Kid Little Passports *Giveaway*

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

If your budding little traveler is anxiously awaiting to set sail on adventures of their own, Albany Kid has a fun giveaway from Little Passports just in time for the holidays!  Little Passports is a mom-founded company that takes kids on monthly adventures across the […]

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Adventure to Fitness Introduces High Energy DVDs for Families

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Have your kids come home from school raving about an adventure with a guy named Mr. Marc and their travels through the Big Apple or maybe ancient China.  If so, their school participates in the Adventure to Fitness program designed to keep kids physically fit […]

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A Day Trip to Old Sturbridge Village

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

My family loves day trips.  We get a chance to break out of routine, escape for the day and usually recharge our batteries. Over Veteran’s Day weekend we took a day trip to Old Sturbridge Village  in Massachusetts.  OSV is a living history museum comprised […]

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15 Ideas for the Elf on the Shelf

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Need some new ideas for the Elf on the Shelf?  The time of year is quickly approaching when the Elf on the Shelf returns from the North Pole to be Santa’s little eyes during the holiday season!  In our house, while we are packing the […]

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GIVEAWAY! 4 POLAR EXPRESS TICKETS on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Albany Kid is giving away 4 coach tickets on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway Polar Express! Albany Kid is giving away 4 coach tickets to a November weekday Polar Express ride from the Saratoga Railway Station. If your family has never experienced the Polar […]

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Trying to Teach a Good Birthday Lesson – When it All Went Wrong

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Last year around the holidays a friend had a birthday party for her two daughters, age 3 and 5, who are both December babies.  Instead of asking the half dozen kids that attended that party to bring gifts she organized a grab bag.  The idea […]

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