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Entries from July 26th, 2010

Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Perfoming Arts Center (SPAC)

July 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Perfoming Arts Center (SPAC) · Destinations, Experience






The real treat at SPAC is enjoying world class performances rather than the watered down, silly-ed up versions that are usually available to kids or the annual we’ll let kids come because these performances are a cash cow, Nutcracker.






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Honey, I forgot (too book) the refrigerator!

July 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Honey, I forgot (too book) the refrigerator! · Tips & Tricks






Despite best intentions, planning and sometimes a chance to save a lot money on a hotel room, I end up in a hotel room without a refrigerator.











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Saratoga Springs: Farmers Market

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Saratoga Springs: Farmers Market · Destinations






The taste from the local producer only vendors is the real treat. The Hudson Valley is filled with a growing number of small farms committed to sustainable and heirloom agriculture. The result is some of the tastiest food in the nation (in the opinion of this farmers market shopping, food snob loving, Northern California expatriate.)











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Saratoga Springs: Congress Park

July 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on Saratoga Springs: Congress Park · Destinations






The historic wooden carousel, of course, is a magnet for kids’ attention but it is situated fairly discretely. That means we could spend quite a lot of time wandering around the park before the “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, can I ride the carousel, PLLLLLEEEEEAAASE?” began.











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Great Weekends: Saratoga Springs, NY

July 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Great Weekends: Saratoga Springs, NY · Destinations






Returning decades later with my family, Saratoga Springs has only gotten better. It still speaks to me as an old town that is full of activity and energy and lets me relax. It is also a town where I can enjoy “adult” activities while parenting. This is definitely a place to go WITH the kids, not FOR the kids.











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