September 2014

Giveaway: $50 Gift Card to the new Olive Garden

If you saw all of the food pics from our tasting lunch at Olive Garden, then you know there are a lot of yummy looking dishes to try. So, we’re giving away a $50 gift card to see for yourself! To enter, just use the rafflecopter widget below. Winner will receive an electronic gift card that will be emailed directly to them to use at Olive Garden. Earlier this year,

Job Posting: Bronx Children's Museum Educators

BRONX CHILDREN’S MUSEUM EDUCATORS The Bronx Children’s Museum is seeking talented educators to guide children through our mobile exhibit “Rivers on the Go!” The exhibit is housed in the Bronx Children’s Museum bus that travels to schools, community organizations, and shelters within the South Bronx.   The educators would travel to these locations and guide children between the ages of 4-8 years old to learn about the natural wildlife located

October in Pelham Bay Park

Centennial Lecture: Classical America Thursday, October 2, 7:30 pm Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum 895 Shore Road Listen to Carswell Rush Berlin, American Classical furniture dealer speak on the topic, “Solid and Permanent Grandeur: The Roots of American Classical Furniture.” This centennial celebration lecture is part of a series that will bring top experts in the field of decorative arts to Bartow-Pell. Registration requested. Call: 718-885-1461 or e-mail: info@bpmm.org  Cost: $10 adults;

Build Your Own Pizza at Fordham's Pizza Studio

Last week we had a chance to check out the new Pizza Studio in Fordham. With build-your-own-meal concept being all the rage- we’re excited for this new eatery in the Bronx. Located in Fordham Plaza, Pizza Studio is the perfect place to stop by for an after school pie or lunch with the family. We headed over after picking up Briana from school and she was excited to choose exactly

Fall Looks from Ruum Kids

Fall is such a fun season for fashion- lots of fun layers and textures that don’t have to be covered up by coats yet. One of our favorite places to score great fashion for kids is at Ruum Kids. Their clothes are fashionable, but still comfortable and age appropriate. We’ve put together a few must have items from Ruum. The Denim Shirt One must have for fall is a nice

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free. All you need to do is grab your tickets here. Each ticket provides admission for 2 people. Two Bronx locations are participating: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum 895 Shore Road,

Olive Garden Opens at Mall at Bay Plaza

The past few days have all about Olive Garden! Not only did they just open a location at the Mall at Bay Plaza, they also just rolled out some amazing new dishes at all of their locations in addition to some that were debuted earlier this year. In case you missed our drool worthy posts on Monday and Tuesday, we’ve shared the pics below. Be sure to follow along the

Recap: Trivia Night with David Tutera and Sabrina Soto

Last night Capital One hosted a fun trivia night based around their free credit monitoring tool, Credit Tracker. Guests were split up into teams that were captained by WE’s David Tutera and HGTV’s Sabrina Soto. We then went head to head in a fun evening of trivia questions about credit monitoring where we learned some useful information about the many misconceptions that people have about their credit scores. The points

Cat Corner: Must Haves

We have a new member in our family- and she has 4 legs. Her name is Kona, and she is a rescue cat. Little did Kona know she’d be joining a bloggin’ family- but she has now officially become a kitty blogger. Since we are new to this whole kitty thing, Kona has helped us pick some cool must have items for felines. Check them out! Hidden Litter Box from

Just stick it: Personalized Photo Magnets from PicStick

Printing your photos straight from social media are all the rage right now. It’s great to be able to easily access the photos you love and get hard copies of them, whether it’s for your own personal use or to send to the grandparents who don’t have smartphones. PicStick is one of those great services- but this time it’s for magnets! Turn your favorite photos into fun magnets for your

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, SEPTEMBER 27   FAMILY ART PROJECT: NATURE BECOMES A GREEK GOD Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in nature, such as leaves, dirt and twigs, into a portrait of a nature deity or a fantastical Greek god. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE