potd 2010 06 04
The Monday Memo: Betty Style

 We are hoping, lighting candles, doing dances, generally making deals with God, Gaia, the Devil, the Koch Brothers (perhaps they are redundant with the Devil) -  anyone who will listen:  

We need this weather to continue!

There, I said it.  Now, I'm out to shovel snow from the shade into the sunshine where, Mother Nature willing, it will finally melt.   Go here> to get a list of things to do here, and near here {that is after you paint your long-hidden nails a happy shade of coral...}

Keep Up

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Find 5 low-on-stress, high-on-creativity ideas for parties from toddler to tween.

Go  here>


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Get the low down on Summer Camps both day and sleep away.
Go here> for DAY CAMPS
Go here> for OVERNIGHT


Go here> to get a been-there-done-that Mom's take on visiting Manhattan with kids.

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Make summer come sooner with these gardening tips:

Holly Hill Plant Sale
Vegetable garden inspiration



They're favorite recipes given to us by friends in Hingham, Cohasset and beyond.

Find them all here>

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Find nannies, sitters and mother's helpers here>

Your children can list their sitting services here> too-




It's time Betty– we're programmed to need some order right now.  

Blonde Betty has a thing for organization, read about it  here>


You have to do Brimfield Antique show just once.  For interior design junkies it's a must, for the rest of us it's a trip down memory lane {hello Scooby Doo lunchbox.} 

Find it, sell it, give it away on the Betty Board.  And get a sitter for the holidays, quick!

5 Things to do in Boston
Out of town guests? Find 5 things to entertain them in Boston.  Go here> for it.

Brunch, and Spring Table inspiration Go here> to find Pinterest Boards with ideas & recipes.

Food Allergy Fundraiser
Sunday, April 27th 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The Corner Stop Eatery
235 Hull St, Cohasset
Meet other families, friends and supporters of children with food allergies at this MGH Pediatric Food Allergy Center.  Get questions answered, get a free copy of the Super Allergy Girl Cookbook.  75$ suggested donation, go here> to buy tickets.

Holly Hill Farm Events
{for more information on all events go to www.hollyhillfarm.org}

Farm Stand Farmers
Saturdays April 11, 18, 25 & May 2, 9 9:30 – 11:30 am
Holly Hill Farm
236 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset
$120 FHHF Members/$185 Non-members

Kids, ages 12- 15, will tend to planting, learn to harvest and assist in displaying produce at the Farm Stand in the Main Barn.

Holly Hill Farm Organic Plant Sale
Saturday, April 18 10 am – 1 pm Early Plant Sale of cold hardy plants
Friday, May 16 4-7 pm FHHF Members-Only
Saturday & Sunday, May 17 & 18 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday, May 23 & 24 10 am – 4 pm
Don't miss the Annual Plant Sale of organic vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Mark Your Calendar:
Check hollyhillfarm.org for details
Saturday, May 30- Wellness Retreat at the Farm
Saturday, May 9- Farm-to-Table Annual Asparagus Dinner
Saturday, June 20- Farm-to-Table Dinner
Saturday, June 27 10 am – 3 pm- 2nd Annual Sustainable Garden Tour
Saturday, July 11- Masonry Oven-to-Table Dinner

School Info

Hingham Schools
East, South, PRS, Foster, HMS & HHS
Sign up for newsletters, follow on twitter all the info you need.
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Hingham Education Foundation (HEF) 
Spelling Bee, Red Apple Program, Fete
Learn about it Here>

Cohasset Schools
Osgood, Deer Hill, CMS and CHS
Lunch Menus, School Calendar and Contact info.
Keep Up Here>

Cohasset Education Foundation (CEF)
Donate to your schools
Go Here>

Norwell Schools
Events, Announcements,Bus routes, you name it.
Keep Up Here>

Scituate Schools
Aspen Log in, contact info, schedules
Keep Up Here>


South Shore Art Center

Cohasset, MA
Find a schedule at South Shore Art Center. To help you select a course right for you, read "How to Select a Painting Class: a 101 Guide"

Hingham Rec Center
All Ages classes
Hingham Recreation Center>
for a schedule

South Shore Community Center
Cohasset, MA
Go to South Shore Community Center> for classes

Norwell Rec Center
All ages programs
Go to Norwell Recreation Center> for classes

Cohasset Yoga
Go Here> for schedule


Click to visit....

Hingham Public Library

Paul Pratt Public Library {Cohasset}

Norwell Public Library

James Library {Norwell}

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Harvard Natural History Musuem

ICA {Institure of Contemporary Art}

Peabody Essex Museum

Eric Carle Museum of Picturebook Art

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum


Youth Sports information - go here>

High School schedules and info- go here>