Westchester Kids

For 8 years, I have tried to keep this blog focused on things just for moms.  There are so many websites and resources for Westchester Families and Westchester Kids so I wanted it to keep it as a space moms, even women without kids, but

Pandemic Parodies

This post needs no explanation or text from me.  I found this artist on Facebook and had to share her work.   If you're a mom, you have read these books over and over and over. I believe she's making one per day, in watercolor.  If

Balcony Ballads in New Rochelle

New Rochelle was the first containment zone in our area in early March. A public battle between the Superintendent of Schools and Governor Cuomo took place, the one-mile radius was issued and it prompted the first school district closing, followed by Tuckahoe, who had a

Communities Dining Together While Staying Apart

There is nothing I love more than a great story, especially when it involves women working with other women to support the businesses in their community.  In this time of serious crisis and uncertainty, it's the little things that get us through. While restaurants are

Fresh Produce Delivery in Westchester

I love the power of the Facebook Moms Groups.   I saw a post a couple of weeks ago about a local company making produce deliveries.  The company, based in Yorktown, apparently supplied restaurants mostly; but when restaurants started to cut back on their weekly orders,

March Happenings

I'm inundated with requests to share events.  I get emails and messages on Facebook and Instagram daily.   I feel so bad when I finally open the email, only to find out the event has passed.  In my "trying to do things new in 2020" I've

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Melissa Tomlin

This month's Westchester Woman Wednesday is Melissa Tomlin.  There's only one word to sum her up:  she's the ultimate connector.   About 4 years ago, maybe even longer, a friend told me she met this really nice woman in a Japanese restaurant in Elmsford.  She said,

CryoFacial + CryoSlim + CryoToning

It's so hard to keep up with every new health and wellness trend.  There are fads that come and go but I really think this one is going to stick around.  Cryotherapy, but not the same as what we think of immediately, which is "the

914PopUps Westchester Warehouse Sale: March 8th

***Original Posting, March 7, 2019.  Reposting February 2020 to include 914PopUps March 8th Event.*** Save the Date for a sale that you won't want to miss.  On March 8th, 914PopUps is hosting a Westchester Warehouse Sale at The Coliseum in White Plains. Like any other event

Cooking with Paris Hilton

I had to share this.    First video has over 3 million views.   Second one has 26K views.    A friend shared this with me and I've shared it with a number of people who have enjoyed it, so decided to make it a random

Bra Shopping with Laura: Fit By Burke

Every January I have my annual mammogram.  It's also the month that I get rid of my old bras and buy myself new ones.   Year after year, I would say the same thing to myself in January.   "This is the last year I am buying

Rent the Runway vs. Nuuly

I buy a LOT of clothes.  As a result, I have a lot of unworn and gently used clothes that I give away.  I have started using clothing rental services in the past few months.  I've decided that I am going to try to "shop

Books, Books & More Books

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

Clicquot Chalet at Mr. Purple in NYC

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

10 Gift Ideas for Girls

***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

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