April 2016

May at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

CommuniTea Time Wednesday, May 4, 4:00pm to 7:00pm Bronx-based artist Michele Brody presents CommuniTea, a performance series featuring a shared tea service during which participants share loose-leaf tea with the artist and relate their stories, memories, thoughts, poems, and reflections, to be transcribed onto repurposed tea stained paper filters. In conjunction with the artist’s exhibition Reflections in Tea, on view at the Bronx Museum through May 29.   Bronx Trolley Night Wednesday,

Sweet and Simple Sleepover Cake Table & Ice Cream Bar

  While today’s birthday celebration decor can feel more like a professionally catered event than a child’s party, we sometimes like to just keep it sweet and simple. For Briana’s 10th birthday sleepover, we decided to use a dresser in her room for a fun cake table & ice cream bar. It was a huge hit with her sleepover guests and a breeze to clean up.     We purchased

Checking Out DealSpotr: A Social App for Deal Lovers

This is a sponsored post     Every time the topic of coupons and savings come up, I remind myself that I want to get better at it. While I am a pretty frugal shopper and love finding good deals, I know that I could be saving even more if I paid a bit more attention to coupons and sales. When ordering online, I usually do a quick search for

Mother's Day Gift Guide

  We spent the last few weeks checking out some fun ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. With Mother’s Day on May 8th, make sure you don’t wait until the last minute to get something special for the mom in your life. While there are so many ideas and products we love, here are 6 of our favorites:   1. The Gussy This waterproof purse cover is the perfect accessory for

This Week at Wave Hill

  SAT, APRIL 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUDS, BUDS, BUDS Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch trees nearby. Then, using a wooden base, paper and a variety of natural materials, make your own free-standing, fully budding sculptural tree. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Arbor Week event. WAVE HILL HOUSE,

#TTPM Spring Showcase: Bronxmama Toy Picks

Contains some affiliate links   Yesterday TTPM hosted it’s infamous Spring Showcase to show off some of the latest and upcoming toy crazes as well as pet products. A few of Team Bronxmama’s mini bloggers headed to the show to pick some of their favorites. Check out their top picks and stay tuned for more toy fun.   Gia’s Favorites   Disney Lion Guard Battle for The Pride Lands Play Set

The Latest in Eye Care, Eyewear, & Technology at Vision Expo East

    The largest optical industry conference and expo in the world takes place twice a year, once in Vegas and once in NYC in early Spring. Sara Bonizio, Marketing & Community Relations manager for the Bronx’s own Metro Optics Eyewear, attends the Vision Expo East (VEE) annually, along with Metro’s opticians and managers, for multiple reasons: continuing education credits; to preview (and buy) the latest in eyewear products; eyecare technology

Family Getaway: Woodloch Pines in the Poconos

My Wonderful Stay at Woodloch Pines Resort Everyone should visit at least twice….       By: Nicole Beauchamp Jackson Since having our new baby Seth, my husband and I have been searching for a getaway that will give us a break from the daily grind and the normal stresses from having a new baby. We were looking not only for things we can enjoy but also a place that

Mother's Day Entertaining with BJ's Wholesale Club

This is a sponsored post. As BJ’s Ambassadors, we are excited to bring you new ideas and easy ways to utilize your local club. As always, all opinions expressed are our own. As April comes to a close, we’re excited for all that May brings: flowers, the countdown to summer, and Mother’s Day! We know all of you will be spending Mother’s Day in different ways- breakfast in bed, dinner

10 Things to Do During Spring Recess in the Bronx 2016

Looking for some fun ideas to do over the break? We’ve got you covered. With everything from outdoor fun to tea party ideas, check out our top 10 picks for this year’s spring break.     Take the Kids to Orchard Beach for Some Coastal Exploration On Monday April 25th, indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the coast of Pelham Bay Park. This program is

Mom's Nite Out + Cinco de Mayo at Sofrito

  In case you hadn’t noticed, National Moms Nite Out falls on May 5th this year- Cinco de Mayo! So if there’s ever a reason to have some me-time and enjoy some drinks with friends, this is your night. We’ll be putting together a list of some fun ideas for moms to have fun in the Bronx, but we’ve also teamed up with DJ Dubbz to promote a fun Cinco

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