February 2017

Popcorn & Wine Pairing 101

  While most of us have learned our fair share of wine and cheese pairing, we’re sure most haven’t given much thought to wine and….popcorn! Our friends over at Skinny Pop have though, and they’ve got us covered with this handy infographic. Not only is it a genius idea to pair wine with the many flavors of their popcorn- it’s also way healthier than cheese. So go ahead and grab

Coupon Code: Venus Williams Plays in BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG

  Longtime Bronxmama readers know we really love exposing kids to local tennis programs in the Bronx. From free summer tennis programs through City Parks Foundation, to summer camps at Cary Leeds Tennis Center, it’s a great activity to expose children to. So, we’re excited to share another great offer code from Madison Square Garden for the upcoming BNP Paribas where famous tennis player Venus Williams will play against Garbine

Jamie Aderski's show 'Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood' at The PIT

Comedian, actress and new mom to 10 month old Watson, Jamie Aderski is bringing her new solo comedy show Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood to The Peoples Improv Theater this February and March. Aderski’s one-woman show is a truthful and raw look into the realities of pregnancy and motherhood that nobody seems to talk about. BronxMama recently had the chance to chat with Jamie over the phone about

Checking out Kiwi Crate: Science of Magic Box

By Jennifer Vargas   My daughter is very into science and crafts. I’m always looking for activities and kits to entertain and help her develop this inquiry of hers. I recently came across this subscription called Kiwi Crate. Kiwi Crate’s philosophy is to inspire the next generation of scientists, artists and makers. It is a monthly subscription package that have crates that cater to ages 0-16+. I decided to get

Catch the final days of Lego Batman Days at Legoland Discovery Center Westchester

  If you’ve already seen the movie, extend the fun with a trip to LDC in Ridge Hill for some more Batman fun! Developed with The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Running until the February 19th, you’ve still got time to join in on the fun. Consumer Products, The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days promise epic fun for kids and families, with everything centered on the beloved crime- fighter who claims he

Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

NYC Dads Group creates #DadStories at the Bronx Zoo with Baby Björn

  By: Pope Jackson   The day after Valentine’s day, Daddy love was celebrated at the Bronx Zoo.  NYC Dads Group along with Baby Björn hosted a Winter Babywearing Adventure.  After a successful collaboration 1½ years ago, the group joined forces again along with some fathers from the Good+ Fatherhood Program.  #DadStories were the theme of the morning trip- focusing on the benefits of babywearing and bonding with our children.

Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend Discount Code

You know we’re big fans of all of the shows at MSG, and we’re happy to share a code to save up to 25% on tickets for their upcoming run at Madison Square Garden. About the Show: Celebrate the universal joy of friendship in this fun-filled, interactive live stage show! Sing and dance along with your favorite characters – Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird and their Sesame Street

A Week in the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE

    Our little family loves to explore. While school and finances may not allow us to travel internationally as much as we’d like, we appreciate all that the world has to offer- starting in our own backyard. So that means local road trips and exploring. And while a larger vehicle for longer trips might be appealing, the savings factor with a smaller car is what allows us to travel more.

Recap- Be Mine: Bronxmama Valentine Meetup at the Huntington Free Library

  This past Saturday we hosted a fun Valentine’s Meetup at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. The library, which was opened in 1891, provided the perfect backdrop for our event. www.huntingtonfreelibrary.org     Children were able to decorate mailboxes from Oriental Trading as well as create Valentine’s cards to put in their mailboxes. It was fun to see how creative the little ones got, and their mailboxes came

Get a Box of Healthy, Fresh, Local Food Every Wednesday in the Bronx for $12

  Looking for some local healthy options to add to your weekly grocery haul? The Fresh Food Box from Grow NYC is a weekly box of fresh food which typically includes several pieces of fruit, one or two greens, and a variety of colorful, seasonal vegetables. Each box weighs around 10-15 pounds. To purchase, simply visit The Point Fresh Food Box to pay for the following week’s box. Each box

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