Head to Sharon, MA for the best fireworks display south of Boston

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador If you happen to have read the earliest installments of ZipPicks for the South Shore, you would know that I am obsessed with fireworks.  I think it’s partly because my birthday is just before the 4th of July or maybe it’s because I grew up on a … Continue reading

Stop and smell the wildflowers at DCR Borderland State Park

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador Ever go for a run with your kids in the stroller and have to stop every two feet?  Not because you’re winded or have a side cramp, but because your kids want to “pick that flower, no wait that flower… awww, she has more than me!!!”  This … Continue reading

Neponset Valley Sunrise Rotary Club Duck Races in Dedham – Sounds just Ducky!

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador It was several years ago – hmm, maybe it was just last year (I can’t remember much these days let alone when things occurred!) – when the girls and I went to the Bullfinch’s 7th annual Duck Races for the UMass Memorial Foundation Inc (which was created for a 3-yr … Continue reading

Father’s Day Plans for your South Shore Dads

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador I’m going to take you back to Mother’s Day – simply because the counterpart to that holiday is coming up!  My husband always has a great idea for my special day – and although I come up with some good things for his special day, it’s sometimes … Continue reading

Ziptivity’s Favorite South Shore Beaches

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador Awww, breathe in that hot, humid, sticky-thick air!  I don’t know about you, but I just LOVE this weather… only if I’m on a beach that is!!  Memorial Day weekend sure did throw us right into beach “daze”… and here are a few of my favorite places to … Continue reading

La Salette Shrine Spring Carnival in Attleboro this Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador What do Disney, Edaville Railroad, Norton Elementary’s School Fair, and La Salette Shrine all have in common?  RIDES that my oldest chicken, I mean daughter, won’t ride.  She’s terrified of things that move – she doesn’t even really care for being on a swingset.  I never had the … Continue reading

Kids (and parents) love Kidz Wurld!

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day?!?  Who made the last line up?  A gardner?!  I could probably do without the rain forever, but maybe that’s because I don’t have rainboots and oh yeah, the kids and I are going stir crazy!  Lucky for us we have our dear friends down in North Attleboro, … Continue reading

Ziptivity’s Top 10 Playgrounds on the South Shore

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador It’s that time of the year where we are all loving a warm, sunny spring day.  And while our “go-to” playground is fine and actually awesome for the first few visits, wouldn’t it be nice to change it up a bit?  Here is a list of top 10 … Continue reading

Big Pigs at Briggs – and so much more!

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador This week’s ZipPick is for all those former Iowan’s who now live in “Bahston” and “pahk their cah in Hahvahd yahd”!  Confused? Ok, so I used live in Iowa.  Yep, I lived there until I was 4.  My Dad’s whole family is from Iowa.  I think out of … Continue reading

Birthday Party Indecisions

In the month of May we celebrate 3 birthdays: Maggie will be 8 May 2nd, I will be 29 (again) on May 3rd, and my husband will be [insert sneeze here while saying a very high number] on May 9th. Maggie has changed her mind so many times on her party theme that if I … Continue reading