Snip-its Giveaway!

You might have already heard that there’s a new Snip-its opening in Guilderland. Snip-its offers haircuts, spa services, and birthday parties for little ones. They’re celebrating a grand opening this weekend with plenty of fun planned, and as part of the celebration, they’re offering a giveaway to Capital District Fun readers!   The winning Capital District … [Read more…]


So, the Golden Globes wasn’t too long ago, and they just had the Screen Actors Guild Awards. But if, by chance, there were an award given to the Mommy Who Make Her Children Cry With The Least Possible  Effort, well, I’d be a winner today. After school, both girls were doing homework when J went … [Read more…]

Food: Small Disasters and Modest Successes

Guess what happened about 2 minutes after we should have already left for gymnastics on Friday? Yes, that’s my butter dish, which was shattered all over the floor when the refrigerator door was opened with the vigor that is only possible when you are a 7-year-old with an obsessive desire for salami while your mother … [Read more…]


This week, I feel like I’ve just been puttering around, completely unproductive. Part of the problem is that I arrived home Tuesday night, so on Wednesday morning I was sleepy, unpacking, and in need of a grocery run. On Thursday morning I had an appointment that got cancelled, but instead of just moving on to … [Read more…]

Links to Share

I’ve been getting the newsletter ready tonight, but luckily I’ve got a big list of links that I’ve been meaning to share with you. All Over Albany has a post on The Snow Train to North Creek. I just love Glennon’s approach to dealing with tantrums over at Momastery. Seriously, I can’t look at … [Read more…]

Our Ski Trip

We spent Sunday, Monday, and today on our annual Jiminy Peak trip with friends. We returned a few hours ago, and I’ve literally been stumbling around due to exhaustion. As in, I tripped on our duffel bag handle and landed on my face, and moments later I fell down the stairs while carrying 3 pairs … [Read more…]

Ice Skating, Yoga, & Etta

It’s cold enough that outdoor skating is available! I got an email today saying that there’s skating at Indian Meadows: The Town of Glenville skating rinks at Indian Meadows Park, 155 Droms Rd., are now open. Hours are sunrise to sunset, and when rink conditions allow, evening skating under the lights until 9PM. The rinks … [Read more…]