Like many local parents, we’re always on the look out for fun experiences to share together as a family without breaking the bank. The following are some great ideas to enjoy Pittsburgh with kids in tow (and stay on a budget).   1. Hartwood Acres Summer Concert Series (FREE) Free, outdoor summer concert series every…

The first day of Summer officially begins June 21st, but many families and children will be celebrating early as school officially end June 9th for Pittsburgh Public Schools. With something going on every day in June, the ‘Burgh is seriously hoppin’! From summer concert series to movies in the park to splashing around at the…

Kids Castle in Cranberry is, hands down, the most amazing playground we’ve ever been to in Pittsburgh (see our entire list here). Located just past Fun Fore All in Cranberry on Rt. 19, this mega playground is ideal for children ages 5-12 years old (however little ones will certainly love it, too!). Recently completed in…

We’ve traveled North, South, East and West… in and around the city… to festivals, parades and parks and have never found a more fun (and affordable) place than Round Hill Park and Exhibit Farm. The 1,100 acre park is not only full of amazing hiking trails, but is also home to multiple playgrounds, a sprinkler park…

Father’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, June 15th- mark it on your calendar). Looking for something special to do with your Dad? Whether he’s sporty, adventurous, artsy or just needs to relax, there’s something every type of Father will enjoy. There are tons of free and discounted places to visit and enjoy. 50 Ideas For…

When weather goes awry, as it often does in Southwestern PA, it’s always a good idea to have a back up plan for indoor activities. Recently opened in May 2014 by Pittsburgh locals Ryan and Megan Ludwin (who are also parents), Planet Bounce has given South Hills parents a great option for indoor play with…

If you’re a Pittsburgher, you probably know Sarris chocolates and jelly beans from your Easter basket, but did you know Sarris offers more than just delicious candy? Their store in Canonsburg includes a chocolate factory / ice cream parlour with Willy Wonka meets Candy Land-esque interior and charming decor. If you’re looking for a great…

A Few of Our Favorite Things We attended the first official day of the 2014 International Children’s Festival downtown today! Arriving early via the T (we parked at Allegheny Station), we spent about 3 hours venturing from booth to booth. There were tons of things to do and see but these were some of our…

The following is a sponsored post on behalf of The Motherhood, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Fun Fore All. All opinions remain my own. Get Involved Children are never too young to make a difference in their community – every bit counts! Get everyone involved and bring the whole family out to support a…

Welcome! Pittsburgh is comprised of 90 neighborhoods with a population of 306,000 people. It’s Pennsylvania’s second largest city in Pennsylvania and is located within 500 miles of more than one half of the U. S. population. It’s not surprising this charming city has received dozens of accolades with an impressive emphasis on culture, technology, food…