As we enter into March, which is National Nutrition Month®, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages consumers to put their best fork forward by using the Nutrition Facts label. Back in January, the FDA made some changes to the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages, and if you haven’t noticed- here are the key updates: The Nutrition Facts label has a fresh new design and reflects current
I don’t know about you, but this unusually warm weather in the middle of winter unleashed my spring cleaning early this year. I’ve found myself purging, deep cleaning, and doing some updates throughout the apartment. One place I’ve been wanting to focus on is my bedroom. We’ve had the same black iron headboard for years, and have usually just changed up the comforter each season. But when I decided we needed a
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
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
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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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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