Simply Gather Helps Make Healthy Weeknight Dinners Easier

Sponsored Post December 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 Barn Celebrate 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 pm Menu 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

Savor The Westchester

(Sponsored Post) So much more than "just a food court", after a multi-million dollar renovation, The Westchester has opened Savor which is a collection of upscale restaurant quality dining options in an elevated food hall like setting. Erin and I had an opportunity to meet the owners

Gardening 101: Thursdays in July

Summertime is a great time to expose kids to some things that are new and different.  School is out, most activities are over and many of us are looking for fun and educational opportunities for our kids.   I worked with my Girl Scouts and

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Summer Cooking

June is a crazy month for everyone.  With all that's been going on, Shawna and I did not have time for monthly "lunch" with one of our favorite Westchester Women.   Instead we decided to share posts from three Westchester bloggers instead.    The focus

Guest Blogger: Westchester Daddy

We're so happy to feature a Westchester dad today for Father's Day.    It's always interesting to me to hear how people who aren't Westchester natives discover Westchester, decide to make it home and best of all, hear what they love most about their town.

City Perch – New Seasonal American Restaurant Now Open in Dobbs Ferry

(Sponsored Post) Chef Sherry Yard, Tuck Hospitality Group Chief Operating Officer and three-time James Beard Award winner recently inducted into the Foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, officially brings her critically acclaimed City Perch Kitchen + Bar to Dobbs Ferry, NY. "Priding itself

Frank’s Top 5 Favorite Sandwiches

Summer is just around the corner, and as my husband recently said his "winter fat is gone and now he's working on his spring rolls".  Gotta love men's humor and their appetites.  Not a fan of just getting a salad for lunch, I had Frank put

iPic Dobbs Ferry

We go to  A LOT of movies throughout the year and our go-to theater of choice used to be the AMC Palisades Theater.  Yep, we would drive the 20+ minutes and cross the Tappan Zee Bridge just so we could have a nice movie going