‘Super Happy Fun Break Time’: FREE Spring Break Lunch Program for ALL Children in Marion and Polk Counties

By Emy Sloan

 

ALL children ages 1-18 are invited to enjoy FREE lunch, books and activities this Spring Break at select Marion Polk locations regardless of family income. There is no registration required and everyone is welcome! Continue reading “‘Super Happy Fun Break Time’: FREE Spring Break Lunch Program for ALL Children in Marion and Polk Counties”

U-Pick Berry Picking: Stuart Olson Farms in Salem

By Emy Sloan

Stuart Olson Farms in Salem is a great place to go to stock up on fresh locally grown berries and fruit.

Consisting of approximately 200 acres, Olson farms has it all. There are strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines and apples available for seasonal U-pick. Continue reading “U-Pick Berry Picking: Stuart Olson Farms in Salem”

Delicious Eats: The Shortcake Stand (& Playground) at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market

By Emy Sloan

The shortcake stand at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market is one of the BEST places in Salem to enjoy a fresh seasonal treat. They offer sundaes, milkshakes, ice cream cones, espresso and more! Of course they’re most famous for their giant shortcakes. Continue reading “Delicious Eats: The Shortcake Stand (& Playground) at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market”

Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

By Emy Sloan

 

Located about 25 miles outside of Salem, the annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn is something that can’t be missed. It’s fun for the whole family! Continue reading “Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival”

Spring Craft: Watercolor Handprint Flowers

We are SO happy that spring is right around the corner! My kids have been amazed by all of the cherry blossoms and daffodils in bloom everywhere! They love the bright whites and pinks and yellows. They’ve really enjoyed being able to get up close and inspect them. Touch them, smell them. They are absolutely fascinated with things that grow. I love that the season is only just beginning, there’s so much more to look forward to!! Continue reading “Spring Craft: Watercolor Handprint Flowers”