White Plains Holiday Market

The White Plains Holiday Market is a City of White Plains event in partnership with 914PopUps. This COVID-aware market will feature 40+ vendors and artisans in individual open-air booths in the heart of White Plains on Waller Avenue. The event will run from December 3rd

Shopping with Stella James

Hi! My name is Eve and I am a mom, wife, career woman and Owner of Stella James. I am an FIT Graduate and have been in the fashion industry for over 17 years doing everything from buying and merchandising to Marketing and E-commerce. I

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Stephanie Newman

Since October is National Bullying Prevention Month, I figured it would be the perfect time to address this very important topic as it relates to moms.  The topic of bullying is not new to anyone so I don't expect that I am sharing anything you

Staycations + Day Trips in NY/NJ and PA

Summer 2020 wasn't a total loss. Our usual family travels did not take place but we found lots of local alternatives. Fortunately (and unfortunately) we live in a state that has lots of rules restrictions in regard to travel. I figured we'd be best sticking

Eating + Shopping My Way Through Quarantine

I'm making a list of some cool things that have kept me busy during the quarantine. I've enjoyed more food trucks and car parades than I can imagine. I'm tired of cooking all day but I have loved the time with my family.  Homeschooling started

Scout & Cellar: Clean-Crafted Wine

We have a new guest blogger! Meet Jen Mullen of @simply.livinglife. Jen is a mother of three with a mission of living a clean and balanced lifestyle. Today she is sharing her love of clean-crafted wine. Here is a Q & A with Jen: 1. What is

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

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

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

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

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

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Sue Wald

  I met Sue Wald about 5 years ago when she was the General Manager at Westchester's only Athleta Store.  She was the first person to introduce me to skinny jeans.  I will never forget it.   I was trying on clothes and she brought me a

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