If You Don’t Strava, It Didn’t Happen

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and to get motivated you need to try out the fitness tracking app called STRAVA. I only recently learned of STRAVA when Korben was showing me on Frank's phone how many miles he had recently rode one

Host an Art Partay

In recent years, I've organized a lot of art parties.  A couple of years ago my daughter decided that she wanted a duct tape themed birthday party. After searching all over Westchester for this kind of party, I hired Gina Zohar Fine Art to come and

Regents Review Classes in June

So often, people ask me:  "Do you know someone who tutors?"  My answer is, "Sure!"   Plenty of people I know tutor.  Then they tell me it's for a high school subject, like Math or Science and I've got no one.   Now I have

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

The Need for Speed

Verizon Fios has just rolled out their Gigabit Connection "Revolutionary speed at a revolutionary price" which is absolutely perfect for my family that is aways connected and solves for the dilemna of not having enough internet bandwidth for work and play. Bandwidth is described, by Techterms,

LEGOLAND Beach Retreat is OPEN!

My son James turned 7 a few weeks ago.   Days before his birthday, I had nothing in mind for him.  He has every single LEGO set available and rarely asks for things.  I was scrolling through my inbox and when I saw LEGOLAND in

Mamaroneck’s Food Truck Makers & Market – April 30th

Kicking off Small Business Week, join the Village of Mamaroneck in bringing together an eclectic mix of local food, artists & artisans in the Industrial Area of Mamaroneck, NY with special highlight on the area's small businesses. EVENT: Sunday, April 30, 2017 (Rain Date To Be Announced) Noon -

Teacher Appreciation Day Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Day is one of my favorite days of the year.   There's no one I appreciate more than my kids' teachers.  Having spent 11 years in the classroom, I know that teachers do not need this day to feel appreciated, because most feel

10 Things To Do in April

We don't keep a calendar of events.   We considered it and realized that every other site has one and that's where people go for "things to do."  However, the other sites usually list things for the kids-- Not the moms.  So we've decided to publish

Verizon Fios Provides Peace of Mind When Working From Home

I have the flexibility to work from home.  However, the only way I could have the freedom to telecommute without having to take the express train into Grand Central every day is to ensure that ALL my communication (emails, calls, video conferences, etc.) and large bandwidth requirements

iPic Theater – The Ultimate Night Out

(SPONSORED POST) SIGN UP for a FREE Premium Movie Ticket and 3-month Sapphire Trial Membership to experience the ultimate night out at iPic Theater.   "Your Night, Your Way" is more than a phrase; it's the iPic Entertainment philosophy. https://youtu.be/ckw1CM7PXrs iPic Theaters' plush cinemas indulge moviegoers in a new

Hire A Line Sitter for Hamilton Tickets

BY ERIN   My husband has been asking me to get tickets to Hamilton for months.   Every time I searched Ticketmaster I was turned off at the high prices and discouraged that we would have to wait for six months to be able to go.  I

Three Reasons to Love Club Pilates

BY ERIN I've been taking pilates reformer classes for years.  No matter where I have gone, it involves an extra charge beyond the gym membership, as it's considered private/semi-private group training.  In the past 7-8 years, I have taken these classes at larger gyms such as NYSC,

Lego Parties at Mathnasium

Being the mom of a really girlie girl, I never knew the hours of fun (and quiet) LEGO could provide.  Also never knew that it could (and would) eventually consume my entire first floor.   What started as a shelf for LEGO creations quickly transformed

Apps for Busy Families: iGotThis and Cozi

As parents, we complain that our kids are tech-obsessed and rely too much on their devices, yet we are very much the same.  They spend an excessive amount of time on screens, tablets, connected to wi-fi

Smart Things to Do in NYC

Every Friday night, I look over the topics that we've posted to go out in our e-blast on Saturday morning and I notice that I didn't touch on every single category (eat, shop, play.)  In an ideal world, I would post 3 times each week,

Drybar Comes to Westchester

Guess what Westchester… we have our very own Drybar! For those of us who are cult followers of this blow dry only salon, this is HUGE news. For those of you don’t know about DryBar… you’ll thank us! DryBar is a blow-dry only salon that