Fall Reading Selections

Fall Reading Selections

By now, you have your summer books picked out or even finished.  I’m still working on mine, picking up new things each day and finishing them not as quickly as usual.  But, I received this list with some interesting titles and wanted to share it.  I can’t vouch for them personally, as they are not… Continue Reading

Verizon Fios Network Extender

Verizon Fios Network Extender

(Sponsored Post) Korben has had the X-Box gaming system for a few years, however it was only recently that we allowed him to activate Xbox Live and play in a private community with his friends over the summer.  He was thrilled!  Though that excitement quickly turned into frustration as our Wi-Fi connection was not the… Continue Reading

Get Your Glam On at BLVD in Scarsdale

Get Your Glam On at BLVD in Scarsdale

(Sponsored Post) Scarsdale is now home to a new “beauty playground” called BLVD , a multi-brand salon delivering a variety of services under one roof.   BLVD is the ultimate beauty destination where you can experience anything and everything related to beauty from the best in the business – blowouts, nail art, lash extensions, makeup application, laser hair… Continue Reading

Meet Laurie Gelman, Author of Class Mom

Meet Laurie Gelman, Author of Class Mom

I’ll keep this short and sweet. This book is coming out on Aug 1st.  You can get a copy and meet the author Laurie Gelman at Athleta in Scarsdale on Aug 3rd.   https://www.amazon.com/Class-Mom-Novel-Laurie-Gelman/dp/1250124697 Laurie Gelman’s clever debut novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom―a brilliant send-up of the petty and… Continue Reading

Westchester Woman Wednesday:  Meet Andrea Worthington

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Andrea Worthington

Happy Wednesday!   Today’s Westchester Woman Wednesday feature is all about Andrea Worthington, of “Baby Got Chat” aka www.babygotchat.com   Here’s her story: I came to Westchester from NYC in 2014, as a soon-to-be new mom in my second trimester. I expected to buy a house near the train and use it as a crash pad… Continue Reading

“My Other Bag” Classic Tote $38

“My Other Bag” Classic Tote $38

One of my ultimate favorite summer fashion item has turned into an all-season all-purpose item that was first introduced to me by Erin a few years ago…The Classic Tote by My Other Bag. Made in the USA, CEO & Founder Tara Martin who was inspired by Designer Handbags and producing an “eco-friendly, sustainable tote bag parodying… Continue Reading

Savor The Westchester

Savor The Westchester

(Sponsored Post) So much more than “just a food court”, after a multi-million dollar renovation, The Westchester has opened Savor which is a collection of upscale restaurant quality dining options in an elevated food hall like setting. Erin and I had an opportunity to meet the owners and try the variety of food options now… Continue Reading

Gardening 101:  Thursdays in July

Gardening 101: Thursdays in July

Summertime is a great time to expose kids to some things that are new and different.  School is out, most activities are over and many of us are looking for fun and educational opportunities for our kids.   I worked with my Girl Scouts and the Food Bank this spring on some volunteer projects and… Continue Reading

Stress Free Streaming

Stress Free Streaming

(Sponsored Post) Verizon Wireless & Verizon FiOS residential customers can use the FIOS Mobile App to watch live and recorded shows all DATA FREE (aka Stress Free) for easy summer entertaining.  Whether you are at the beach, the pool or on a road-trip the entire family can access Access over 140+ live channels or watch recorded… Continue Reading

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Summer Cooking

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Summer Cooking

June is a crazy month for everyone.  With all that’s been going on, Shawna and I did not have time for monthly “lunch” with one of our favorite Westchester Women.   Instead we decided to share posts from three Westchester bloggers instead.    The focus is food and summer cooking.    We think you will… Continue Reading

Guest Blogger:  Westchester Daddy

Guest Blogger: Westchester Daddy

We’re so happy to feature a Westchester dad today for Father’s Day.    It’s always interesting to me to hear how people who aren’t Westchester natives discover Westchester, decide to make it home and best of all, hear what they love most about their town.  I believe that Westchester has something for everyone.  This dad… Continue Reading

City Perch – New Seasonal American Restaurant Now Open in Dobbs Ferry

City Perch – New Seasonal American Restaurant Now Open in Dobbs Ferry

(Sponsored Post) Chef Sherry Yard, Tuck Hospitality Group Chief Operating Officer and three-time James Beard Award winner recently inducted into the Foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, officially brings her critically acclaimed City Perch Kitchen + Bar to Dobbs Ferry, NY. “Priding itself on a menu of contemporary comfort food with… Continue Reading

LOLA New York – Now Open in Tuckahoe

LOLA New York – Now Open in Tuckahoe

I’ve been shopping at LOLA for years.   It began as a private in-home boutique where friends could shop by appointment only.   Denise sourced the trendiest fashion items, mostly bags and jewelry/accessories.   It was a unique experience to shop this way but there were bigger plans in mind for LOLA.    Denise brought… Continue Reading

Eyelash Extension – My Beauty Treatment Obsession

Eyelash Extension – My Beauty Treatment Obsession

I’m pretty low maintenance when it comes to my make-up regiment.  Especially in the summer months.  In fact, other than a tinted moisturizer, powder and lip gloss my make-up bag is quite small and I usually have my “face” on within 5 minutes in the morning. However, that wasn’t always the case as I would… Continue Reading

Top Picks for the Perfect Guy Gift

Top Picks for the Perfect Guy Gift

Father’s Day is just around the corner and as Korben and I finished our shopping last weekend, I thought I would share my top picks that any guy would love to receive….whether it’s Father’s Day, Birthday or Graduation across all price spectrums. #1 Timeless & Classic Gifts ($$$) Can’t go wrong giving a quality classic… Continue Reading

If You Don’t Strava, It Didn’t Happen

If You Don’t Strava, It Didn’t Happen

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and to get motivated you need to try out the fitness tracking app called STRAVA. I only recently learned of STRAVA when Korben was showing me on Frank’s phone how many miles he had recently rode one Sunday afternoon.  I asked him what we were looking… Continue Reading