Tag Archives: Merrimack Valley

Extending New Blogger Contest

We’re extending our search for new bloggers through December 31st! Have you been wondering if you have what it takes to be a blogger for Our Circle of Moms?    Do you live in the Merrimack Valley? Do you care for children? Are you a mom or dad? Are you a foster, adoptive, or step parent […]

Our Tree Tradition

By: Sue Anganes   During the very early years of our marriage, money was often tight. It was always especially tight around Christmas. One year, we bought the smallest of gifts for our older kids and wrapped a couple of “bottom of the toy box“ toys for our youngest boys to open on Christmas morning. […]

Surviving the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s what people tell me all the time, but honestly it’s the hardest time of the year for me. It’s a stark reminder of the parents I’ve lost and the siblings that I can’t connect with anymore. I know I’m lucky to have my husband and […]

So Thankful

By: Sue Anganes         This year, I am thankful for still being able to celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day with my parents.     I am thankful for occasionally getting most of my kids together in one place at the same time.       I’m thankful that my grandkids live right […]

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

By: Emily Matthews   Happy Fall! I love this time of year and the foods that come with it–pumpkin pies, apple cider, and of course my favorite Butternut Squash Soup. As much as I love Panera’s version, visiting them everyday just isn’t affordable or practical for me or our family so I found a great recipe I […]