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Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Cristin Grogan

This month's Westchester Woman Wednesday is Cristin Grogan.  Among other things, Cristin is the founder and creator of DeskGlam, a subscription box that launched just over a month ago.   And she calls Westchester home.  In fact, she's a White Plains native, born and raised

Regents Review Classes in June

So often, people ask me:  "Do you know someone who tutors?"  My answer is, "Sure!"   Plenty of people I know tutor.  Then they tell me it's for a high school subject, like Math or Science and I've got no one.   Now I have

Got Sneakers?

My daughter and her friends all have the same sneakers. White Adidas Superstars, with three stripes on the side. You know, the ones that were cool in the 80's? Look around at the mall and you'll see every kid is wearing

Sk Studio Art Gallery Grand Opening

I recently discovered an incredibly talented artist.   Simone Kestelman, born and raised in Brazil, is new to Westchester and is really making her mark.  She's a lot of things;  an interior designer, installing custom pieces for your home and gallery owner that rivals the

Epic! Like Netflix for kids books!

Epic! is an unlimited eBook subscription service ($4.99/month and FREE for elementary school teachers and librarians) with the largest catalogue of high quality books from well known publishers that creates a unique and fun experience to get kids excited about reading. Similar to Netflix, Epic!

Maple & Rose Delivers Dinner (and more)

Maple & Rose, a new market-driven catering company in Westchester, is cooking up outstanding seasonal eats for the home, office, and special events. Co-founded by Eastchester resident, Matt Gorney, and Larchmont resident, Chef Ryan Hart, Maple & Rose aims to bring together friends, family and

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Lillian Huang

Before this month comes to a close, I realized I must post our Westchester Woman Wednesday.  Where did April go?  Weeks ago, I had lunch with Lillian Huang and decided she'd be our Westchester Woman of this month.  We literally met on Instagram earlier this

LEGOLAND Beach Retreat is OPEN!

My son James turned 7 a few weeks ago.   Days before his birthday, I had nothing in mind for him.  He has every single LEGO set available and rarely asks for things.  I was scrolling through my inbox and when I saw LEGOLAND in

Mamaroneck’s Food Truck Makers & Market – April 30th

Kicking off Small Business Week, join the Village of Mamaroneck in bringing together an eclectic mix of local food, artists & artisans in the Industrial Area of Mamaroneck, NY with special highlight on the area's small businesses. EVENT: Sunday, April 30, 2017 (Rain Date To Be Announced) Noon -

Spring Styles by cooper & ella

This weather has me wanting to ditch my winter coat and go shopping for spring-  I've discovered this brand and decided to share.   Can be found online or in Bloomingdales, Saks and Nordstrom.   Recently too on Amazon!    It's called cooper & ella

Teacher Appreciation Day Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Day is one of my favorite days of the year.   There's no one I appreciate more than my kids' teachers.  Having spent 11 years in the classroom, I know that teachers do not need this day to feel appreciated, because most feel

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

I met this vendor at two different holiday events; one in Westchester and one in Greenwich.  I was shocked that these "mommy necklaces" had not taken off in Westchester.   Another vendor in the area sells them too.  I purchased a necklace from each of

10 Things To Do in April

We don't keep a calendar of events.   We considered it and realized that every other site has one and that's where people go for "things to do."  However, the other sites usually list things for the kids-- Not the moms.  So we've decided to publish

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Aleesia Forni

Shawna and I go to a lot of restaurants. Some are chef's tastings or new seasonal menu previews and others are full service meals or grand openings.  It's always an interesting assortment of guests and we often wonder afterwards who created the guest list.   We leave

Hire A Line Sitter for Hamilton Tickets

BY ERIN   My husband has been asking me to get tickets to Hamilton for months.   Every time I searched Ticketmaster I was turned off at the high prices and discouraged that we would have to wait for six months to be able to go.  I

Balducci’s Catering Menu

With spring holidays around the corner, I'm finding it hard to get motivated to locate recipes and prepare for the big meal.   Today is a snow day, and I have comfort food on my mind.  I'm making homemade cookies and muffins and preparing my

Foodies of Instagram Top Picks (and pics)

Some of the best pics on Instagram are pics of food.   I never post what I cook and rarely post what I eat.   But I love looking at others pics.   I started following this food account and learned that it's created by