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Category Archives: Holidays

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


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


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 »

New Years’ Resolutions for Parents?


As we flip to the next page of the calendar once again, it’s natural to do a bit of reflection and think about what you might want to change in your life. The tradition of making major or minor changes at the opening of a new year is an ancient one, and is common in cultures all over the world, ... Read More »

Light up the night! Holiday sparkle all over Boston

Every family has their own traditions for the holidays, whether it’s before, during, or after Christmas or Hanukkah. My Hanukkah-observing family, for instance, would spend our Christmas Eve driving through the nearby suburbs to see what kinds of gorgeous, lavish Christmas displays other families had created. My sister and I couldn’t get enough of it – it would get late ... Read More »

Our favorite holiday hacks to make your life easier this holiday!

Families at Christmas

When it comes to parenting advice, the ultimate experts are out there in the field actively experimenting with what works with their own kids. Every parent has their little tips and tricks for keeping homes decluttered, kids content, and food on the table, and thanks to the internet, we can crowdsource solutions for everyday problems. When it comes to the ... Read More »