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Visiting Westchester's Winter Wonderland

  Last week, we had the chance to travel 30 mins north of the Bronx to Westchester’s annual Winter Wonderland. This outdoor winter attraction at Kensico Dam Plaza gives families the chance to ice skate, visit Santa, watch a circus, and more- all for a $15 ticket price. Continue reading for an inside scoop on everything the event has to offer. Included in your $15 ticket (children under 3 are

DIY Pallet Mantle + Farmhouse Home Tour

Contains affiliate links   We’ve officially had our first snow in the Bronx and Christmas is in two weeks. Despite everything happening in both the world and our little bubble, with two kids I try to make the holidays as magical as possible. Seeing the joy on their faces really keeps me going. I love finding things to do all throughout the month to keep the kids excited for Christmas

How To Create a Holiday Themed Brunch & Hot Cocoa Bar

  Earlier this month we teamed up with the New York Dolls Collection to bring an afternoon of cheer to a wonderful group of girls in the Bronx. Each girl enjoyed manicures, a hot cocoa bar, and went home with their very own Harper Doll- who happens to be from the Bronx! It was a beautiful afternoon and thanks to Oriental Trading- it came out exactly as we envisioned. If

Bronx Hair Salon Offers Spa Parties for Kids

  If you’re looking for a fun indoor party idea this winter, check out this House Party option at Hair House, a salon located in Pelham Bay. The birthday girl and her friends can enjoy a glamorous afternoon that will make them all feel special! The packages are designed for a party of 8 and include hair as well as robes, scented hairspray, a tiara for the birthday girl, and

Holidays Made Simple with the Google Pixel 2

  Tis’ the season! Thanksgiving came and went and the Christmas lights have made their way out of storage. While they say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, for many it can also be the most stressful. Between hosting extended family, buying gifts, and trying to cram in all the holiday fun in just 4 short weekends- it’s easy to lose sight of what is important- enjoying loved

Giveaway: Family 4-pack of Tickets to the Holiday Train Show at the NYBG

  It’s not the holidays in the Bronx without the Holiday Train show at the New York Botanical Garden! And as usual, we are excited to be able to partner with the garden to bring our readers a giveaway for a family 4-pack of tickets to see this annual show. About this Year’s Show Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and

Vendors Invited to Participate in Third Avenue Holiday Market

  We’re so excited to share this exciting opportunity! Opening on November 25th, the Third Avenue Holiday Market will run until January 6th and is open daily from 10 am to 8pm. They are currently still selecting vendors to join this awesome event- so if you’re a local artist, maker, or taster- be sure to find out more info about renting a booth or consigning your goods for the duration

Become an NYC Parks Lifeguard

  Summer might seem far away, but the vision and swim exams to be a lifeguard for NYC Parks are coming up! If you or your teenager are interested, the first step is to take the NYC Lifeguard Qualifying test. Once completed, then the training program begins. Below is more info on the upcoming qualifying test in December and the two Bronx locations.   The NYC Lifeguard Qualifying Test All

Mid-Week Escape to Woodloch Pines Resort

The best getaways happen off-season…… By Nicole Jackson Sometimes you just need a mini escape to recharge- just enough to get you through the rest of the month. With me returning to college, hubby getting a new job, and Seth turning two and transitioning into the toddler years- that “sometime” finally came about two weeks ago. We were given the chance to have an impromptu, mid-week getaway to our favorite

Still Time to Get Your Thanksgiving Farm Stand Box

  Forget those subscription boxes. For $40 you can pick up a box of harvested fruits, vegetables and more from Libertad Urban Farm right here in the Bronx. Since last month, this local garden has been putting together these awesome farm boxes filled with both delicious harvested goods from them as well as food, eggs and meat grown and raised by local NYS farmers not commonly found in community grocery stores.

Bronx Children's Museum is Calling on Bronx Artists

  Calling all artists! With the Bronx Children’s Museum getting closer and closer to finally opening its doors, they are calling on local artists to submit design ideas for the new facility. There will be an upcoming info session to learn more about the RFQ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on November 15th from 5 to 7pm. For more information, visit www.bronxchildrensmuseum.com. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share

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