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

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

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

One World Observatory Holiday Experience From 1776 Feet

(Sponsored Post) Festive ‘Winter ONEderland’ a Family Friendly Experience Features Snowy Sky Pod Journey, Interactive Displays and Visits with Santa.  Returning for its second year, the family-friendly experience will be one of the many must-see seasonal attractions at the new World Trade Center throughThe experience will run continuously through

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

Guest Blogger: Peach Stylist Danielle Dachik

I'm thrilled to be a guest blogger for Emma Westchester this month.   I'm an elementary school teacher and a Peach stylist-- and I want to share this amazing brand with Westchester Women.  “Trust yourself!”       “Go for it!”      “You can do it!” These are a few

Westchester Ninja Warriors

This week, we are lucky to have a guest blogger.  His name is Noel Reyes and after talking with him I realized there's no way I could write this one up on my own.  He's an accomplished American Ninja Warrior and he's brought "Westchester Ninja

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Shannon, Lori & Christine

I'm thrilled to share this month's choice for Westchester Woman Wednesday.   In fact, I should say "women" because it's a trio of talent that has taken The Dance Gallery in Tuckahoe to a new level.   The Dance Gallery had been previously owned by Stephanie Urbina

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

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

World Kindness Day

Today, on World Kindness Day, Seventeen.com reveals the results from a timely new poll on bullying, which finds that bullying is still a massive issue in school and that most of it is happening online in the form of cyberbullying. 68 percent of the 716

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Julianne Steiner

Our February choice for "Westchester Woman Wednesday" is Julianne Steiner.  I first met Julianne about 4 years ago when I bought a Groupon for a facial.  I never had a real aesthetician, that I saw regularly.  I would go to Tranquility Spa every 3-4 months

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

LEGO Americana Roadshow in Staten Island: 10/7-10/22

LEGO® AMERICANA ROADSHOW: BUILDING ACROSS AMERICA TO BE HELD AT STATEN ISLAND MALL IN NEW SPRINGVILLE LARGE SCALE LEGO® MODELS AND FREE BUILDING ACTIVITIES WILL DELIGHT ATTENDEES OF ALL AGES The Staten Island Mall in New Springville will host THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow, a highly visual, educational and

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