Puppet Festival at the Springfield Museums

Puppet Festival at the Springfield Museums

Puppet FestivalFebruary 15-19, 2016Springfield Museums This school vacation, join the Springfield Museums for their Puppet Festival, featuring the region's finest puppet ensembles. Performances include a mashup of Little Red Riding Hood and the Gingerbread Man by Barefoot Puppets, and shows ...

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5 Unique Date Night Ideas in the Springfield Area

5 Unique Date Night Ideas in the Springfield Area

It's February and love is in the air! There is a lot happening in the area to celebrate Valentine's Day. Here are our top picks for things to do with your significant other, gal pal and of course with the ...

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Giveaway Alert! Win a Lulu + Stir Coffee Sample Pack!

Giveaway Alert! Win a Lulu + Stir Coffee Sample Pack!

Lulu+Stir helps you to Own YOUR Day!How do you take your coffee? Lulu takes hers very seriously. She takes it in the morning to help her own the day, in the afternoon for a little pick-me-up, + even after dark ...

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Gearing up for the Coldest Day 5K in Springfield + a Giveaway!

Gearing up for the Coldest Day 5K in Springfield + a Giveaway!

I'm not going to lie. I'm pretty happy that Saturday's forecast doesn't call for snow, sleet or rain or even too cold temperatures like I was sure there would be when I signed up to participate in the Springfield Rescue ...

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10 Winter Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in the Springfield Area

10 Winter Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in the Springfield Area

People reach out to me all the time wanting to know where a good spot to have their child's birthday party is. Here are a few ideas for those with Winter celebrations coming up! Planning a party should be fun, ...

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Cheer On Your Favorite Team With These Fan Finger Hand Puppets!

Cheer On Your Favorite Team With These Fan Finger Hand Puppets!

Show your support for your favorite team with these super simple Fan Finger Hand Puppets you can make in a flash with supplies you probably already have on hand! What You Need: Paper Plates Markers Scissors Tape (or a stapler) ...

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Ham & Cheese Party Sandwiches

Ham & Cheese Party Sandwiches

When I mentioned I was bringing ham & cheese sandwiches to our last potluck dinner, I think they were expecting a boring appetizer ... but not with these! You will amaze the guests at your next party with this recipe. ...

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What I Learned From My Son's Fifth Place Trophy

What I Learned From My Son's Fifth Place Trophy

About a week ago, I walked into the media center at my son's school for his chess club trophy presentation, a club in which he started participating at the beginning of the school year. My heart leapt with joy as ...

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