Pictures of recalled IKEA MALM chests and dresser

IKEA recalls Malm chests and dressers due to child safety hazard – here’s which models are affected and what to do if you have one.

IKEA just announced a huge recall of MALM chests and dressers because of child safety issues, including the deaths of 6+ children. Here’s their full statement: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/about_ikea/newsitem/062816-recall-chest-and-dressers And here’s a pic of the affected models so you can see if you have one: If you have one, they offer a bunch of options ranging from…

child canoeing and holding a canoe paddle

Secret amazing family boating spot near Boston (or, how we went canoeing this weekend and had a blast)

We decided to try to go boating on the spur-of-the-moment this weekend, and found a fantastic spot so I of course have to share. We went to the Middlesex Fells, where we’ve been plenty of times to go hiking, but haven’t explored the Stoneham side at Spot Pond much so didn’t know that you could rent…