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

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

Recipe: PB&J Smoothies

 The ultimate comfort food---Peanut Butter & Jelly!  What is it about this classic combination that feeds the body and soul? This nostalgic slice of Americana just never goes out of style. The average child will eat 1,500 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches before he or she graduates high school. What?!?  That’s

Southern Table Kitchen & Bar

"The owners of Southern Table wanted to create a new dining experience in Westchester, New York" and they sure did.  This Pleasantville restaurant opened by the owners of Wood & Fire and Stone Fire New York a few months ago and I couldn't be happier.There was

GRAZE NEW YORK

(Sponsored Post)As you know, Shawna and I enjoy hosting and attending parties.   I usually enjoy being the hostess and Shawna's more the "What can I bring?" partygoer.   When we both find something that we love, that suits our very different personality styles, it becomes an

Kids Cooking Co. Winter Classes

The Kids Cooking Co. was founded on the belief that when we teach our children the fundamentals of cooking and give them the time and space to prepare a meal from whole ingredients, we are gifting them something special.  In this fast-paced world we live

Enjoy the Holidays @ City Perch

I'm all about comfort food done right in a casual atmosphere with attentive service.  Adjacent to the iPic Theater in Dobbs Ferry, the City Perch restaurant opened last spring, my family and I have gone many times and have yet to have a bad meal.

Farmers Markets Move Indoors

(Sponsored Post) Cold weather doesn't mean the end of the Farmers Markets.  I'm thrilled that Scarsdale and Pleasantville are moving indoors for the winter months.    Scarsdale just started theirs in the fall, just outside the Harwood Building on Boniface Court.   They will move inside to

Simply Gather Helps Make Healthy Weeknight Dinners Easier

Sponsored PostDecember is such a busy time of year – holiday shopping, social commitments, end-of- year work rushes and parent-teacher conferences – it’s hard to fit anything else in the day, including food shopping, meal planning, and cooking lovely family dinners. Fear not(!) as that’s

Santa, Shopping & More

Every so often, I post a bunch of links from other bloggers that I think you might enjoy.  These all pertain to the holidays so figured now would be a great time to share some great info from those who want to do all the

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet CC Benitez

Each month, we feature a Westchester Woman for our "Westchester Woman Wednesday" series.   This month, we've decided to feature CC Benitez, who is relatively new-to-Westchester mom.   CC is originally from Oregon (she and Shawna connected instantly) and believe it or not, we found each other

Thanksgiving Meals: Dine In or Dine Out Options

 Moderne BarnCelebrate the all-American holiday with a 3-course, prix-fixe menu by Executive Chef Ethan Kostbar.Details:$65 per person $32.50 per child 12 and under A la carte menu not available on Thanksgiving Reservations accepted from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pmMenu Highlights:Lobster Bisque: Maine lobster, brioche

Mark’s Quality Meats & Gourmet Seafood

One of the best finds of late is Mark's Quality Meats.   When school begins, I get back to my cooking dinner routine and find myself every September wondering what to make for dinner each night.  It's kind of like starting over, getting everyone back on

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Hannah Fastov

 I'm a little early this month!  It usually takes me until closer to the end of the month to get my act together and get the Westchester Woman Wednesday post up, but for October I wanted it live before this woman's one year work-anniversary.Hannah Fastov

Lil Chameleon OPENS on 10/4!

(Sponsored Post) Announcing Lil Chameleon’s Opening Date & Live Online Class Registration Lil Chameleon is proud to announce it is opening its doors Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 9:30 am-6:30pm.   Where else can you buy carefully selected, nearly-new, high quality brands for a fraction of

Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival- 10/14

An event not to be missed.   Besides the books and authors (who will personalize your purchases) there are activities, information boots, snacks and more!  One of the best events for children in Westchester, hands down.  http://www.ccbfestival.org/

Taco Project Opens in Yonkers

I lived in Texas prior to moving to NY and am always on the quest to find a great fast casual Mexican restaurant that lives up to my standards of "Tex-Mex" goodness.  The Taco Project checks off all my boxes (quality, freshness, value for your

Lil Chameleon: Opening Oct 2017 in Tuckahoe

(Sponsored Post) Are you staring at an overflowing closet, filled to the brim with great kid’s stuff, just a size too small for your lil one?  Or is your garage filled with nearly-new toys and gear that look straight out of the box?  CC Benitez faced these

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst- Sept 15-17

DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS A weekend pass is $12; seniors (62+) are $11; children 6 – 16 are $4 and children under 6 are free. Mansion tours are additional. Show hours are Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. For more information, discount coupons, group rates and travel

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