October 17, 2018
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Feeding Your Family

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

Tweens: Nothing epitomizes the arrival of autumn weather like an apple picking trip in the Hudson Valley. This trip is an annual ritual for many Westchester families and while many choose to venture to orchards further afield in Dutchess or Putnam counties, Westchester is home to one of the oldest apple orchards, Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm in Yorktown Heights celebrating its 102nd harvest this fall. Read more…
Grandparenting: “Needs a little more chocolate, don’t you think?” she says hopefully and with certainty. Read more…

“A” is for Apple

“A” is for Apple

Green Living: Everyone is heading back to school, but that doesn’t mean family outings must stop. Keep learning your ABCs when you literally take on A is for apple at your local orchard. Read more…
Tweens: Teach your child that fruit doesn’t grow in plastic containers at the supermarket. Take them berry picking for a little education, some good exercise and a yummy treat. Blueberries, raspberries and peaches are perfect for picking from mid to late summer. Note: It’s always wise to call ahead and confirm crop conditions. Read more…
Vacations: We’ve asked you, our readers, what your family favorites are and then we tallied the numbers. So, drum roll please – here are the results. Read more…
Tweens: Looking for some outdoor, Saturday family fun this summer? Then stop by The New Rochelle Downtown BID (Business Improvement District) Grand Market where the entire family can explore, play games, enjoy lunch, free entertainment, and of course, shop! The “Grand Market,” as it is affectionately known, runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 2 through Oct. 27, on the lawn of the downtown New Rochelle Public Library at 1 Library Plaza. Read more…

Nature’s Candy: Summer Fruits

Tweens: Fruit. It’s the best kind of dessert, wrapped up by nature in a convenient and wholesome package. And summer is the best time to find the sweetest, freshest, seasonal local pickings. So many great fruits are grown right here in the Westchester region; they don’t have to travel thousands of miles, losing quality and nutritional value along the way. With the variety of fruits available now, this is the perfect time to encourage children to try all the colors of the rainbow. Read more…

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Holidays: If it’s Valentine’s Day or any other day, be sure to invite your sweethearts to help in the kitchen as you let your imagination run wild dipping all manner of goodies in rich, velvety dark chocolate. Dried and fresh fruits work great, but so do nuts, chips, crackers and cookies. Serves 8 Read more…

Hot Stuff!

Hot Stuff!

Hot Topics: Oh, baby it’s cold outside! That means it’s time to think about warm beverages that can warm the tummy and the soul. Read more…

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