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Category Archives: Holidays

What should I pack for lunch for my kids on Passover?

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If you are celebrating Passover, I hope you had marvelous Seders. We had two wonderful celebrations with family and friends, sang beautiful songs, drank delicious wine, and ate tremendous food. Our kids were more engaged than ever at the Seders, and retold the story of the Exodus beautifully. At our house, lots of work goes into preparing for Passover: we ... Read More »

Get your last minute gifts at Magic Beans!

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It’s finally Christmas Eve, and while all of the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, we know that there are still last-minute preparations to be done. If those preparations involve gifts, we’ve got ‘em, and Santa’s most enthusiastic elves are on hand to ensure that even if you’re shopping at the very last minute possible, every toy you ... Read More »

Need help picking the perfect present? Ask us! (VIDEO)

Need a Toy Whiz? We've got 'em!

Last year, the Telegraph reported that the formula has finally been devised to determine the perfect holiday gift! According to Professor of Psychology Karen Pine, of the University of Hertfordshire, the problem can be solved with the equation (L x 2) + O + E2 – PD + EM = PP. The elements to consider in the equation are Listening, Observation, ... Read More »

Santa Claus is back! Here’s how it works.

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Santa is back for 2015! Demand is high, so don’t wait – sign up NOW to reserve your spot. Norwell – November 30, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm – SIGN UP HERE Wellesley – December 1, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm – SIGN UP HERE Brookline – December 2, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm – SIGN UP HERE Cambridge – December 3, from ... Read More »

Halloween candy buyback at Magic Beans! Nov. 1-4

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HALLOWEEN CANDY BUYBACK NOVEMBER 1-4 Find your nearest Magic Beans The struggle is real: while every family has their own take on how to regulate sweets, at the end of this holiday, every single kid is going to have their very own king-sized stash of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, mini-bags of M&Ms and Skittles, Snickers bars, Starbursts, and those nasty ... Read More »

Getting creative with Halloween costumes

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Sometimes kids are VERY sure what they want to be for Halloween. Others, not so much. Either way, you’ve got a little less than a month to help them create the right look for this VERY important evening, and we’ve got some great options in our selection! The simplest route is to go with one of our all-in-one dress-up sets, ... Read More »