Ioka Valley Farm Maple Goodness: Maple Syrup Tasting, Sugar House & Pancake Breakfast Calf-A
Culinary Arts

Ioka Valley Farm Maple Goodness: Maple Syrup Tasting, Sugar House & Pancake Breakfast Calf-A

For years, we’ve been passing the Ioka Valley Farm on our way to Jiminy Peak, never guessing at its golden treasures. On a fluke, we decided to stop this weekend after skiing, lured in by the signs for the Pancake Breakfast.  At 3:30PM, we just missed the last call for pancakes, but we weren’t too…

Tour The Lightning Thief Setting In New York City
Art Education

Tour The Lightning Thief Setting In New York City

The world of monsters and super powers found in Rick Riordan’s immensely popular The Lightning Thief has kids gobbling up  the 5-book series and filling movie theaters for the blockbuster sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Why not take advantage of the interest to sneak in a little learning too? The Lightning Thief at the Metropolitan Museum…