Dia de Los Muertos Parade

Celebrate The Day of The Dead in San Francisco

On November 2nd – exactly two days after the trick-or-treat and plastic fangs craze of Halloween, the Mexican Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) is both a spiritual journey and a celebration of life. Culminating in the Mission district around Garfield Park, the San Francisco Dia de Los Muertos Procession and Festival of […]

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My grand-ma's memory box

Day of the Dead Activity: Create a Memory Box

I’m not a fan of cemetery visits on the Day of the Dead. They make me weepy and sad. My grand-mother passed away two years ago but every year since her death, she’s made a guest appearance as a memory box in our home and our family likes it that way. I find that this […]

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Maker Faire map

Win 4 Tickets to the Bay Area Maker Faire

Are you ready to explore the biggest craft, art and engineering event of the year with your kids? The Bay Area Maker Faire takes place on May 19 and 20 in San Mateo. You can win 2 adult and 2 child tickets to this fabulous event simply by entering a comment to the Frog Mom […]

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Steel bird

Visit the Bay Area Maker Faire with Kids

Last year was our first Maker Faire with the girls and after the busiest 6 hours of my life, they were sold on the idea – let’s go back next year! Not only did we see a beeping R2D2 who they “conversed” with, but they had a blast getting crafty with duct tape, making their […]

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St Patrick's Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

We may be headed to the Yosemite Valley for St. Patrick’s Day but my girls haven’t forgotten to pack something green to wear because if they don’t, they’ll get pinched! Or at least they think they will. And why would they think that since we’re not Irish. We’ve never been Irish.  We don’t even know […]

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