Westchester Women Wednesday: Meet Debbie and Erica

For the first time, I am sharing two Westchester women for Westchester Woman Wednesday.   In my travels, I meet some really fabulous women;   Erica and Debbie are two of the best.    I was visiting an in-store event at Quatre Filles in White Plains last

A Taste of Westchester: November 11th, 2019

This event is near and dear to my heart.   My sister Karen, my Irish Twin, is 13 months older than me.   She was born with Cerebral Palsy and has attended Cerebral Palsy of Westchester since she was a teenager. Karen is at CPW still, in

Showing Some Blogger Love

I wish that I had written all of these posts.  On my mental list of "topics" are things that these local bloggers have written about recently so I'm showing them some love and dedicating a post this month to share their work with you.   The first

Things to Do in October

People send me things to share on a daily basis.  I can't get to them all and if it happens to come through when I have a few minutes, I can do a quick post on Facebook but I miss a lot.  I am going

Hibba Scarsdale: New Client Specials

I recently learned about a new spa in Scarsdale.  Hibba has a few locations in Manhattan and is happy to have her first Westchester spa, located at 30 Garth Road.  Hibba (she's the owner) and she does it all;  from brow tinting/shaping, to eyebrow threading to

Drop Off Child Care

Lil Chameleon, an award-winning children’s resale boutique currently offering classes and enrichment, a play café and birthday parties is proud to announce their newest program, Kid’s Club, launching in September 2019. Lil Chameleon will provide short-term, drop-off child care services for 2-6 year olds.   After recognizing

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Sue Wald

  I met Sue Wald about 5 years ago when she was the General Manager at Westchester's only Athleta Store.  She was the first person to introduce me to skinny jeans.  I will never forget it.   I was trying on clothes and she brought me a

Westchester Warehouse Sale

***Original Posting, March 7, 2019.  Reposting August 2019 to include 914PopUps September Event.***Save the Date for a sale that you won't want to miss.  On March 14th, 914PopUps is hosting a Westchester Warehouse Sale at The Coliseum in White Plains. Like any other event that

Glamping in NYC

***Original Posting, July 11, 2018.   Reposting June 2019.***Last weekend, my husband and I visited the brand new Collective Retreats site on Governors Island,  Collective Retreats is known best for their glamorous camping concept.  The company seeks out to find locations where there are no other

Alamo Kids Camp: Choose Your Ticket Price

It's officially summer. I start off each year with a list of things to do with my kids and find myself scrambling in late August trying to accomplish everything I had planned. Both of my kids are enrolled in camp but

Homepaired: Live-in childcare reinvented

The only online marketplace connecting families with American studentsIf you have followed me long enough, you know that I've hosted au pairs for the past 4 years. I have loved the cultural exchange and I feel that my kids have learned SO

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Noreen Bello

Noreen Bello, fashion influencer @noreenstrendycornerLast month, I attended a Westchester Blogger Babes event and met Noreen Bello. She's a Westchester native and a White Plains mom of three. Like me, she's a former elementary school teacher who is now home raising her

My Week on Social Media and Netflix

So last week I had some "elective" surgery. Nothing bad, but it left me resting at home with LOTS of time to spend online. I flipped from one social media account to another, downloaded some apps, binge-watched shows on Netflix and read a

Trendmat is Open!

Trendmat is Westchester's newest, cutest and smallest shop! Located in Millwood, in an old Fotomat kiosk, it's filled with all of the trendiest accessories for girls, tweens and women.Even cuter is Westchester native (and Chappaqua mom) Sarah Shapiro who is the

Guest Blogger: Jerome Strauss, Drone Photographer

Jerome Strauss Event & Drone Photographer Born and raised in France, I have lived in the United States for the past 23 years, first in the Midwest, and now in Eastchester, with a one-year stop in Hungary. By day, I specialize in analyzing customer data for some

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Rachel Chan

Each month we feature a woman in Westchester who falls into one of our preferred categories:  eat, shop or play.  This month we are featuring someone who falls into the "play" category, mostly for kids.  Rachel Chan is certainly our youngest Westchester Woman Wednesday yet. 

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland

If you're looking for a fun family day in Westchester, check out the Winter Wonderland at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.   In it's fifth year, they have added lots of new things for this season.    I'm guilty of always thinking the only holiday fun is