Books make a great gift. I know everyone is reading on e-readers, but I think these titles are all good for gifting. They make good coffee table books or conversation pieces. I had more, but narrowed it down to my top 10. Only one fiction
The Clicquot Chalet at Mr. Purple is back for the winter season! Launching November 20th, Mr. Purple will be transformed into a funky après-ski lodge in the sky. Think vivid purple deer heads, digital fireplaces, and plenty of blankets for bundling.
Step outside onto the terrace and guests will find a larger-than-life snow globe
***Originally posted, 11/23/17. Edited and Reposting for November 2019.***Each year, I find it more and more difficult to shop for my almost-tween daughter. She's only 11, but the average eleven-year-old today has wonderful taste, coupled with no concept of a dollar. So they want
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
***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
***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
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
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
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
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 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