Once you become a mom, chances are you have the quickest route to the nearest coffee shop mapped out. Whether it’s a drive thru for a quick caffeine fix, or a local place to sit and have a few moments alone- a great cup of coffee can make everything go smoother. If you’re in the area, be sure to head over to Mon Amour Coffee & Wine located on W.
Ad: Join us on your lunch break next Wednesday October 11th at 11 am for a Lunchology Twitter Party with Evette Rios. We’ll be helping to moderate a chat hosted by Fidelis Care where we’ll be chatting about healthy school lunches. You may have started off strong this school year with cute bento boxes and Pinterest worthy lunches, but when you’re balancing work, school, and family life, it’s hard to
Sponsored: If you’ve ever ordered a cake at BJ’s, then you know they’ve got that classic birthday cake flavor that we know and love. Add a scoop of ice cream and you’ve traveled back to a more simple time- before fondant and $800 birthday cakes that look too real to eat. The classic BJ’s sheet cakes have been a go-to for families forever, and now we are happy to share
If you’ve paid attention while driving down East Tremont Avenue near the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, then we’re sure this storefront has caught your eye. A cute boutique style awning with shabby chic decor inside, There Should Always Be Cake stands out among the typical storefronts surrounding it. Not only is the decor perfect for a bakery, the design of their cakes, cupcakes, and other delectable desserts are
This month, Barilla is donating 500,000 pasta meals to the Food Bank of New York City, and this week there is a way YOU can help to get that number even higher. During #GoOrangeWithBarilla, the week of September 12th, Barilla will drop by a different borough each day, giving away 20,000 free pasta swag bags and donating another pasta serving for each New Yorker who donates, advocates or signs up to volunteer
Sponsored Post My oldest Briana is insanely picky when it comes to breakfast. She doesn’t like milk in her cereal, only likes vanilla yogurt, hardly eats pancakes or waffles- and the list goes on. But one thing she does love? Smoothies! Which is great for me- so easy to throw some pre-mixed ingredients in the blender and create a delicious and healthy smoothie filled with fruits (and even some
Have you tried a meal delivery service? Would you ever? I wasn’t sure if I could ever see myself doing so, but when Home Chef reached out to ask me to review two days of their service, I was all for it. Honestly, I had associated meal delivery services with folks who aren’t the best at cooking or who always cook by recipe. Being with a chef for 12
Sponsored Post: It’s National Sandwich Month! And with back to school approaching, what better time to start gathering ideas for school lunches. Whether it’s the classic PB&J or some out of the box creations, sandwiches have long been a classic choice for an afternoon meal. We’ve partnered up with BJ’s Wholesale Club to highlight some sandwich ideas, and to share some fun recipes that go beyond the typical sandwich.
As you start to plan what snacks you’ll be packing in the kid’s lunches this school year, there’s now a refreshing fruit cup you can pack in your own. Del Monte just launched two refreshing flavor combinations made just for adults: -Pineapple with Passion Fruit Flavored Fruit Water & -Mandarin Oranges with Coconut Water Now there’s a mature way to enjoy a fruit cup at your desk- not that
Image: Bronx River Alliance As July ends and August begins, you’ve still got time to check out the Floating Food Forest currently docked at Concrete Plant Park. The Swale- Floating Food Forest, has arrived at Concrete Plant Park (Westchester Ave between Whitlock Ave & Bronx River Ave) and it’s functioning as a community space providing healthy free edibles for everyone. The purpose of the Swale project is to spark
This is a sponsored post If you’re going for the classic Father’s Day BBQ this year, then look no further. We’ve partnered up with BJ’s Wholesale Club to bring you some delicious ideas beyond the typical hot dog and hamburger options- but still simple enough that you can keep dad off grill duty. Using all items from BJ’s, we threw together a quick BBQ for a party of several
Keep an eye out for fun at the The South Bronx Farmers Market this summer. They have been chosen to be a part of New York City’s Department of Mental Health & Hygiene’s Farmers’ Market Kids – a hands-on class designed to increase children’s familiarity with and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Participants – including children – are given Health Bucks to spend at the market, free recipes, and