Holidays

Yummy Hot Chocolate

Chocolations Here’s something different. Chocolations offers a “sipping chocolate machine.” It dispenses a rich, thick sipping chocolate. Add a swirl of whipped cream and you’ll […] Read more…

A Mom's Letter to Santa

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Chanukah Celebration

This year, the first day of Chanukah coincides with Thanksgiving Day -- the first such occurrence since President Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving in 1863, and the only time these two holidays […] Read more…

Let's Go To... The Holiday Train Show: New York Botanical Garden

I walked into The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden with four kids between the ages of 7 and 10 trailing behind me ready to see some serious trains. Read more…

5 Halloween Candy Alternatives

Pre-Schoolers: My daughter always attends several festivals, parties or other celebrations prior to Halloween. By the time the big day comes, she already has tons of candy. We are going to skip trick-or-treating this year and hand out goodies at my sister’s house instead. We’ve been collecting non-candy treats for months now. Here are some fun candy alternatives that children will actually be pleased to receive on Halloween. Read more…

7 RED, WHITE & BLUE TREATS FOR JULY 4TH

Nutrition: Use three types of potatoes: traditional white, red skinned and blue or dark purple skinned. Slice and boil the potatoes. Toss with olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. You can also use your favorite oil based salad dressing, such as Greek vinaigrette.  Throw in some diced onion and pepper if desired.  Dressing the salad this way instead of with the traditional mayonnaise base will make the dish safer for outdoor events and allow the colors to show through. Read more…

Mother's Day Art Project

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A Chinese New Year Toy

Clever Duck a Westchester-based company is owned and operated by Jennifer Segal, Ngina Shulman and Jennifer Echlov. Recently these entrepreneurs launched a beautifully stylish, heirloom quality, Chinese to English Zodiac Animals wooden puzzle. Read more…

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium

Travel: My family and I walked into Times Square ready for anything. Our destination was the enigmatic and mysterious Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium, and it promised to be an eye-opening, jaw-dropping adventure into the strange and inexplicable. We couldn’t wait. Read more…

Little Crepe Street

Nutrition: The “Little” empire is growing. Between Little Kabab Station and Little Spice Bazaar, restaurateur Bonnie Saran recently added Little Crepe Street, a cafe that offers both sweet and savory crepes, from Nutella and S’mores to Chicken Marsala and Smoked Salmon. Breakfast specials feature berry compote, french toast or omelets. Salads are made with locally grown vegetables. Beverages include fresh juices from next door and a variety of freshly ground coffees. Pricing is very reasonable, from $3 to $12. Take out, free delivery and free Wi-fi are all available. Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Little Crepe Street, 29 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 242-0200. Read more…

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