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Top 10 Posts of 2010 — #10

I thought it would be fun to count down the top 10 posts of 2010! We certainly did lots of jumping up and down this year. If you’re in need of a little mood boost, I highly recommend jumping with the kiddos! It’s free and a great workout too! Coming in at number 10…. jumping […]

Simple Farm Take-Along Toy

I had a bit of red and white wool felt leftover from the fold up kitchen set I made last week, which worked out perfectly to make this sweet travel farm set! It was an easy, quick and very frugal sewing project that gave the girls hours of imaginative play! The animals are the free […]

Stonyfield Tour

The final stop on the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour was a tour of the plant where Stonyfield makes all of that delicious yogurt!! We went to the Visitor’s Center for breakfast, and it is like yogurt heaven! My girls would have loved this play area, and then they would be fighting over all that yummy yogurt! […]

On to New Hampshire!

The last farm we visited on the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour was Middle Branch Farm located in New Boston, NH and owned by Roger and Lori Noonan. Just when I thought it wasn’t possible to meet another friendly farming family, the Noonan’s proved me wrong again! Middle Branch Farm is a vegetable CSA that provides food […]

Bloggers + Farmers = Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Next up on the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour was a special dinner with some of the farmers! We had a fantastic dinner at Tabor House Inn, and we had the opportunity to ask the farmers lots of questions. Here are some of your questions, and if you have any follow up questions to ask, feel free […]

Meet the Parents

Our next stop on the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour was Parent Family Farm, which is located in Highgate, Vermont. It is a non-organic, two-generation family dairy farm which supports three families. Rachel Parent, and her adorable five-year old daughter Grace took us on a tour of their farm, and we were lucky enough to catch a […]

Healthy Soil — I Heart You!

The next stop on the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour was a visit to Guy and Beth Choinere’s organic dairy farm! Guy and Beth have two amazing kids (Hi, Matt and Hannah!), who also help out a great deal on their family farm. We received a very warm welcome!! Guy explained to us that he views his […]

Cows with Personality!

This morning, I woke up to this….. …and had to remind myself that I was at the fabulous Tabor House Inn enjoying the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour! Seriously, how lucky am I??? Then it was time for breakfast. An omelet made with local, organic eggs, goat cheese, and basil? AND…. BACON!!!! Umm… yes, please!!!   Breakfast […]

Virtual Postcards from Vermont — Part I

Today I took my sweet ol’ time driving up to Burlington, Vermont for the Stonyfield Blogger Barnstorming Tour! A big thank you to Stonyfield and everyone who voted for me… I still cannot believe I’m really here!! I stopped several times along the way to admire the views and take lots of photos. It is […]

Packing…. and a Giveaway!

I’m busy packing for my trip to Vermont and New Hampshire for the Stonyfield Blogger Barnstorming Tour! I’ll be sending virtual postcards and tweeting from the road (@FamFunBlog), and I thought it would be fun to get answers to some of your questions about organics too! Just leave a comment on this post with anything […]

Lemon Rubbings from Yogurt Lids

Do you follow FFFB on Twitter? If not, you should! The Stonyfield Blogger Barnstorming Tour is starting this weekend, and I’ll be tweeting and posting virtual postcards from the road. Thank you, thank you, thank you for voting for me! I wish I could give each of you a great big hug!! If it weren’t […]

Thank YOU!!!! — I’m going to Vermont!!!!!

A BIG THANK YOU to Stonyfield and to everyone who voted for me for the first ever Stonyfield Blogger Barnstorming contest — I WON!!!!! This calls for some serious jumping on the couch! I’m busy packing my bags for Vermont and New Hampshire to learn more about organic farming and share what I learn with […]

Last Day — Get Your Vote In!!

Voting ends TODAY @ noon EST. Please help send me to Vermont for the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour by voting for me here! As an added bonus, if I make the top 3, Stonyfield will make a $5000 donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. ((fingers crossed!)) You are allowed one vote per day per valid […]

Rainbow Slides

On the drive back from the Pancreatic Cancer Symposium last weekend, we were so lucky to spot a fantastic rainbow!! (A sign I took as a good omen!) Emily remarked that she wished she could slide down the rainbow, and I thought that was a great idea! First, take some photos of the kids pretending […]

Sunday Snapshot — On Your Mark, Get Set…

……Go!!! Wishing everyone a fun weekend! I’m still trying to catch my breath from all these races!! Please help send me to Vermont for the Stonyfield Barnstorming Tour by voting for me here! As an added bonus, if I make the top 3, Stonyfield will make a $5000 donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. […]

Giveaway — Kid Travel Kit (Super Cute!!)

Like many families around this time of year, ours is gearing up for a few road trips this Summer. I thought it would be fun to make a little travel kit for Emily — this one has a Roadside Scavenger Hunt Game! I sewed up a fun looking wallet to store everything. (Special thanks to […]

Cheap Thrills — Simple Bean Bag Game

For a fun time, sew up a few easy bean bags. Then take them to your driveway for a test run with some targets drawn with sidewalk chalk! It’s so much fun, and a great way to practice addition by keeping score! It’s not solely about the execution…. bonus points for style! Extra bonus points […]

Sunset Silhouette

I have been playing around with the idea of a tree silhouette at sunset painting for some time now, but I was struggling to find an easy way for Emily to do this and get good results. Then I had a “eureka” moment this afternoon while playing with some rubber bands. Let me explain… First, […]