Going to your Future School

This weekend  is our elementary school’s annual Pancake Breakfast. We go every year, more for the used book sale than the food. I am a sucker for discounted books. One of the organizers asked me to list the information on KidsOutAndAbout.com, but as I was adding it, it occurred to me that this is another … [Read more…]

Snip-its Winner + Go Red

Hooray for Bekki, who won the Snip-its Giveaway! If you’re sad that you weren’t a winner this time, you might want to “like” the Snip-its Facebook page so that you can hear about other discounts or special offers. Or, if you read this week’s KidsOutAndAbout.com e-newsletter, you’d know that there’s another giveaway over there! Speaking … [Read more…]

Girl Scouts

M, who was shut out of Girl Scouts in kindergarten, has finally joined a troop. Actually, this marks the girls’ 3rd attempt at joining a troop (M tried one at another school for a bit, J tried this year, but it was way too huge a group for her). So much depends on the leaders, … [Read more…]

Guest Post: Jazzy Sun Birthdays

Here’s a guest post from Fazana. For more on Jazzy Sun Birthdays, check out the Facebook page. Thanks, Fazana! Hello, Capital District families!  My name is Fazana and I am a stay-at-home mom to a creative and sensitive seven-year-old daughter and a spirited and active two-year-old son.  I’m thrilled that Katie has given me the … [Read more…]

A Festive Day

We hit not one, but two fests today. First it was the Schenectady Kids Arts Fest, then the St. Basil Greek Festival in Troy. We usually try to visit the arts festival, and I’ll tell you more about it later, but since this was our first time at the Greek Festival and it continues tomorrow … [Read more…]