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Best Tip Ever for Choosing a Preschool? Listen to your gut!

by Sandra Foyt

Finding the right preschool for your child can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially when it’s for your first child. Long, long ago when I was new to the Capital District, I had the good fortune to stumble onto an absolutely fabulous preschool, The Children’s School […]

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Not “Your Typical Flea Market” To Open In Malta

by Sandra Foyt

Outdoor mall opening on May 22 in Malta offers youth groups and nonprofits new fundraising opportunities. (Press Release) Starting May 22, 2011, the Malta Drive-In Market will operate each Sunday on the grounds of the Malta Drive-In on Route 9 in Malta, NY from 9:00 […]

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Who Says That Shopping For Boys’ Clothing Can’t Be Fun?

by Sandra Foyt

There is a new store in town, and it just might change the way we shop for kids’ clothing. 77 Kids, a line of stores from American Eagle Outfitters that’s just for kids size 0-14, opened today at Crossgates Mall. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m […]

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And the Winner of the Bloggy Boot Camp Giveaway Is…

by Sandra Foyt

Ta-Da! The winner of the Bloggy Boot Camp Giveaway is Linda Carmical! She will receive a ticket to the conference in Boston on May 7, 2011. Thank you to Bloggy Boot Camp and the beautiful Tiffany for providing a conference pass to this sold-out event! […]

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Shopping for Shoes, a Love Story of Global Proportions

by Sandra Foyt

This weekend is shaping up to be increggible (ha,ha, couldn’t resist.) If I could clone myself, and my family, there are at least five different places that I would like to be this Saturday. As you know, I will be at Colonie Center all day […]

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Join a Running Club to Cure the Lack of Morning Gumption, and for a Gazillion Other Reasons

by Sandra Foyt

I’ve signed up for the Freihofer’s 5K Run for Women again, but this time it’s going to be different. Do you remember last year when I attempted to run the race? It was a last minute decision, and I was scared, thinking there was no […]

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Meet Me at Kids Fun Plaza in the Tech Valley this Weekend

by Sandra Foyt

It’s all I’ve been thinking about, or talking about, this past month. But in case you haven’t heard yet, Kids Fun Plaza is throwing a paaarty this weekend. They’re not calling it a party, but there’s going to be kids in face paint, a Smile […]

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Hudson Mohawk Reskilling Festival

by Sandra Foyt

Reskilling? I didn’t get it the first time I heard about it. When I read about this on the homeschool lists, I thought it was a crafts festival. And in a way, it is. The Hudson Mohawk Reskilling Festival is about learning ancient crafts for […]

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Savings Accounts for Kids Teach Good Financial Habits

by Guest Post

Many adults today live paycheck to paycheck with little to no savings set aside for a rainy day. Those adults that do have a savings average only $1000 in their accounts. This may be due in part to the troubled economy. However, those savings figures […]

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The Winner of the Red Pack Kit Is…

by Sandra Foyt

The winner of the Red Pack Kit is Cie! Thank you to Red Pack Tomatoes for providing the tasty ingredients and kitchen utensils to the winner, and for giving our family one as well to review. We had a lot of fun with this one! […]

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