Brianne Lucas

Brianne Lucas
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Brianne is a busy first-time mom and full-time marketing professional. After spending a couple of years in NY, she and her husband decided to settle back down in Vermont, where they both grew up and learned to love the great outdoors. She has a B.S. in Public Relations and has been writing in various forms for more than 20 years. In 2018, she founded Busy Btown, a website resource for easy things to do in Chittenden County. Each Tuesday, she posts a short list of upcoming weekend events and activities in the area. The rest of the time, you’ll find her writing, or running after her busy-body toddler. You can follow Busy Btown on Instagram or Facebook.
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Taking a COVID Vacation Helped Me Find Perspective

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I really needed a COVID vacation. So I took one. When the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order began in Vermont, I had incredible anxiety. COVID-19 was on every segment of the news. It was in...
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Protecting Our Kids: A Social Media Roundup for Clueless Parents

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How can we protect our kids from online predators, if we're somewhat clueless about the social media world in which they live?   Several years ago, before I became a mom, I was a juror...
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To Fight COVID-19, We Have to Change Our Strategy

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To fight COVID-19, we have to change our strategy. When my husband first started reading the news about the novel coronavirus to me over our breakfast table, I shrugged it off. It’s another virus, one...
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Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont for March 2020

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Here it is! Your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of March, courtesy of Busy Btown. There are a few reasons why I love March: 1) The snow does some serious...
child sledding in winter

Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont this February

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of February, courtesy of Busy Btown. January was a slow month for activities, and after a very busy December, that was fine...
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Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont this January

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of January, courtesy of Busy Btown. Welcome to 2020, folks. It seems like 2019 ended in a flash, but the new year...

My Unique and Humorous Family Holiday Card Tradition

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Every year for Thanksgiving, my husband and I visit his family in Massachusetts for a couple of days. It’s about a four-hour drive. Never one to sit idle on one family trip, I was...
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Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont this December

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of December, courtesy of Busy Btown. The transition from fall to winter weather went by a little too quickly for me this...

Holiday Craft Fair Shopping Guide: Support Vermont and Shop Local

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If Vermont is known for anything, it’s our sense of community. I always thought this, but after moving out of Vermont for a couple of years, I quickly realized how much this rings true. Vermonters...
Rock and Roll Playhouse

Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont This November

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of November, courtesy of Busy Btown. There’s no denying that it’s a bit darker and colder out. The shopping season has officially...
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Naptime: A Lesson In Routine, Flexibility, and Patience

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In the long line of behavior-building choices we make as parents, I have found naptime to be a surprising topic of debate and opinion. I mean, people REALLY have opinions about naptime. Do you stick...
Pumpkin picking

Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont This October

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of October, courtesy of Busy Btown. It’s October, and officially fall! The leaves are changing. The air is cooling. The corn stalks...

Family-Friendly Weekend Events in Vermont This September

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Here is your list of family-friendly weekend events around Vermont for the month of September, courtesy of Busy Btown. Now, before you read on, I should forewarn you… fall, it’s coming. I know… despite our...
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Our Kids Are Worried About Climate Change. How Will We Protect Them?

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As a parent, you’ve no doubt worried and wondered what kind of world your child or children will inherit. With climate change a more frequent talking point and presence in the news, it is...