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02
Dec
2014
When I was a kid growing up, the only place to see Santa Claus was the mall. You stood in a line, saw Santa, got your picture taken and that was it. Now, Santa is everywhere and as a parent, I have been on a quest to not only find the perfect Santa but the perfect... continue reading
Erin
Events, Family Fun, Holidays, Play Date with Baby J
06
Aug
2014
It often comes as a surprise to learn that a place filled entirely with glass is a great place to bring kids, but at The Corning Museum of Glass, there's plenty of fun for the whole family! Many, many, articles have been written about the family friendliness of the Museum... continue reading
Erin
Events, Family Fun, Museums, Play Date with Baby J
23
Jul
2014
Ask the Local Expert focuses on the people who live and work in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes. Today, we're talking to Shelly Stevens who was recently named Executive Director at Hornell Partners for Growth. 1. How long have you been with the Hornell Partners for... continue reading
Erin
Ask the Local Expert, Attractions, Events
16
Jul
2014
The Master Craftsmen series highlights people who have truly excelled in a craft or skill, and who are bettering the experience for visitors to Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes. Each month, we'll take a look at one of these craftsmen, from artists to chefs, and even... continue reading
Erin
Master-Crafted Series, Outdoor Recreation
11
Jul
2014
The Master Craftsmen series highlights people who have truly excelled in a craft or skill, and who are bettering the experience for visitors to Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes. Each month, we'll take a look at one of these craftsmen, from artists to chefs, and even... continue reading
Erin
Attractions, Master-Crafted Series, Wine Fun
01
Jul
2014
The alternative title to this would read: "Why I Should Never Chaperone Field Trips with My Child. Ever." I had the bright idea that Baby J would love to play with his friends from daycare at the new Family Exploration Studio at the recently re-branded Rockwell Museum. So... continue reading
Erin
Attractions, Family Fun, Museums, Play Date with Baby J
15
May
2014
I'm a big believer in telling kids they need to get outside and play more. Mostly because that's what I was told as a child. The problem with saying that to a 2-year-old is that it means I have to then go outside and play, too! So it's a good thing I have the Most Fun... continue reading
Erin
Attractions, Cool and Fun, Dining, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, Play Date with Baby J
2
04
Apr
2014
Erin and Baby J at the Glenn H Curtiss Museum Disclaimer: I have a 2-year-old child but that, in no way, makes me any kind of expert in anything parental. I don't read parenting articles or know anything about children other than they're small and weird. I do, however,... continue reading
Erin
Attractions, Family Fun, Museums, Play Date with Baby J
22
Aug
2013
Travel apps for the FLX Vacation is supposed to be a time to get away from it all, relax and unplug from the real world of work, drama and hectic schedules. If you're anything like me, though, unplugging is the last thing you want to do. One of my favorite things to do... continue reading
Erin
Cool and Fun, Dining, Wine Fun

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