It's hard to believe that this is my last Westchester Woman Wednesday of 2020. I'm wrapping up 4 years of these monthly posts with this one and it's actually very fitting that this month it would be Sara Davidson Johns. As women, we are constantly
In these trying times, we are seeing businesses change each and every day. Some are closing, some are thriving and some are doing what they've always done, making safer and better than ever. Ashley Lucien and Isabella Valenti learned and adapted very quickly this fall
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
It's back to school time and even though we are living through a pandemic, the first thought I have when I look at the school calendar in September is "travel." On a normal school year, I map out where the school breaks and long weekends
I took an unplanned summer hiatus. I'm not really sure why I did but I think it was a combination of things. At the start of the pandemic, I was motivated to post about things that were helpful during a tough time. It was my
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
So many of my recent shares have been things that are too good to leave on other social media platforms, where they will get lost or disappear once it falls down the feed or the social media platform's algorithm decides it's not important any longer.
New Rochelle was the first containment zone in our area in early March. A public battle between the Superintendent of Schools and Governor Cuomo took place, the one-mile radius was issued and it prompted the first school district closing, followed by Tuckahoe, who had a
There is nothing I love more than a great story, especially when it involves women working with other women to support the businesses in their community. In this time of serious crisis and uncertainty, it's the little things that get us through. While restaurants are
This month's Westchester Woman Wednesday is Melissa Tomlin. There's only one word to sum her up: she's the ultimate connector. About 4 years ago, maybe even longer, a friend told me she met this really nice woman in a Japanese restaurant in Elmsford. She said,
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
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
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
It's officially summer. I start off each year with a list of things to do with my kids and find myself scrambling in late August trying to accomplish everything I had planned. Both of my kids are enrolled in camp but
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If you have followed me long enough, you know that I've hosted au pairs for the past 4 years. I have loved the cultural exchange and I feel that my kids have learned SO
Noreen Bello, fashion influencer @noreenstrendycorner
Last month, I attended a Westchester Blogger Babes event and met Noreen Bello. She's a Westchester native and a White Plains mom of three. Like me, she's a former elementary school teacher who is now home raising her
So last week I had some "elective" surgery. Nothing bad, but it left me resting at home with LOTS of time to spend online. I flipped from one social media account to another, downloaded some apps, binge-watched shows on Netflix and read a
Trendmat is Westchester's newest, cutest and smallest shop! Located in Millwood, in an old Fotomat kiosk, it's filled with all of the trendiest accessories for girls, tweens and women.
Even cuter is Westchester native (and Chappaqua mom) Sarah Shapiro who is the