October 2017

Recap: Halloween Costume Dance Party at the Huntington Library

  After our first Halloween Dance Party a few years ago, we decided to bring the fun back and host another bash. This year, we hosted the event at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. A historical library, we knew it would be the perfect place for a haunting good time! Take a look at some of the fun we had, and be sure to make it out to

Places to See Pumpkins & Carve Your Own in the Bronx

Looking for some inspiration for your own pumpkin carving this weekend? We’ve rounded up some places in the Bronx to see, buy, and even carve your own pumpkins in the Bronx. Have a place to add? Comment below!   Pumpkin Carving at the Bronx Zoo Photo: Bronx Zoo For the last weekend of Boo at the Zoo, head over and watch some amazing pumpkin carving at the Dancing Crane Pavilion.

First Annual Artsmith Design Contest

  Calling all artists!  There’s still time to enter Artsmith’s First Annual T-Shirt Design Contest. Participants submit their design and then the public gets to vote on the finalists on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Winners receive prizes from CAT Footwear, From the Bronx, and more. The finalists will be chosen in two categories- adult and youth. The theme of the contest is “Street Art”. Submitted designs should showcase why the arts

Planning a Fun Halloween Party with Oriental Trading

Two witches, a butterfly, and a dabbin’ penguin (Penguin costume from Oriental Trading)   As I climbed to the top of the playroom closet the other day I noticed that aside from Christmas, Halloween comes in second place when it comes to the amount of decor I have. It’s so much fun hosting Halloween parties, so I’ve collected some great pieces over the years for both children and adult events. And if

New York Public Library Clears Fines On All Kid & Teen Accounts

  The NYPL knows how important the library can be for school aged kids. So on October 19th, 2017, they are offering a one-time fine amnesty. So head to your nearest branch to clear those past fines, and move on with a clean slate! Learn more below. For more information, visit www.nypl.org/newstart. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a

8 Places to Enjoy Fall Foliage in the Bronx

While we love taking road trips upstate to catch a glimpse of the changing leaves, the Bronx certainly has no shortage of fall foliage. So we’ve rounded up our list of favorite places in the borough to enjoy the beauty of fall- including some suggestions from our favorite Bronxites.   Wave Hill Photo: Wave Hill   Overlooking the Hudson Valley, Wave Hill is breathtaking in all seasons. Head over on

Girls Trip in the 2017 Mazda CX-5

  Last month, a bright red 2017 Mazda CX-5 arrived at my front door just in time for a fun girl’s trip to the Hudson Valley. For my birthday, I planned an itinerary for a friend and I to enjoy time in a cute bungalow, hang out at my favorite Orchard, and check walking the Walkway over the Hudson off my bucket list. So I grabbed my new poncho, a

Coffee & Tea at Prince Coffee House

  Earlier last month, we finally had the chance to check out Prince Coffee House on Arthur Avenue. After opening in Spring of 2016, the coffee house sits on the corner of Crescent and East 184th street. With outdoor seating and a treelined sidewalk, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea before the cold weather forces all coffee dates indoors until further notice.  

Camping 101: Essentials for Family Camping

This post contains affiliate links.   If camping has been on your family bucket list for some time now, the first step is getting the right gear. And when it comes to sleeping outdoors, there are different levels of expertise- but you have to start with the basics. From tents to sleeping bags, we’re sharing a few of our must haves for novice campers.     First up of course,

Sesame Street Live at the Theater at MSG: Presale Code

  Guess who’s headed back to the Theater at Madison Square Garden in February? That’s right- your favorite friends from Sesame Street. And we’ve got you covered with a Bronxmama presale code (tickets open to the rest of the public on October 13th). Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the

Costume Idea: Emirates Kids Cabin Crew Costume

Calling all future travelers! Looking for a fun Halloween costume for your airplane obsessed tot? We’re loving the adorable cabin crew and pilot costumes from Emirates Airline. So grab your passports and get ready for hours of dress up.     The cabin crew uniform and hat come separate, but it’s a fun piece to add to the dress up bin and then pass down later. And who doesn’t love

Fall Fest & Monster Mountain at Camelback Resort

  It’s Fall ya’ll. When it comes to local travel, you’ll catch us heading to the Poconos at least once each season- and Fall is no different. If you’re looking for some family fun this October, you might want to consider Camelback’s Fall Fest and Monster Mountain- now through the end of October.     We were recently invited out to Camelback Resort to experience the additional activities and attractions

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