February 2013

Cooking with Hellmanns and Chef Tim Love

Despite being post baby and not at my desired weight, I couldn’t turn down the chance to be on camera and take part in a cooking demo with Hellmanns and Chef Tim Love. This came at the perfect time since I have been getting down and dirty in the kitchen more than ever before (its easy to avoid that room when the hubby is a chef!). I was excited to

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival Giveaway

Yay! Just in time for Spring Break! Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival is playing at Madison Square Garden March 21st through the 31st. One lucky BronxMama reader will win a family 4-pack of tickets to opening night. TO ENTER: Leave a comment below letting us know what your plans for Spring Break are, and of course how much you and your family love Mickey! A random winner will be chosen.

Weighing In

Good news! The Hubby has joined me! It’s so much easier to make healthy eating choices when your other half does it right along with you. He has done it in the past and seen great results, but we have never seemed to be on the same page. So after I came home with a pair of pants in his size and he tried them on and they didn’t fit-

BronxMama Toy Fair Picks

Toy Fair 2013 is over, but the fun of going back and reviewing all of the awesome new toys for this year has just begun! Take a look at some of our favorite finds from this year! Favorite Eco-Friendly Find AnaMalz. These adorable eco-friendly wood toys are just what a child in a world filled with technology needs-a classic toy that comes to life with imagination, not batteries. The added

Portrait Paintings by Alexis

BronxMamas are so talented! Are you interested in turning a favorite picture into a canvas painting? BronxMama Alexis Johnson is offering a single person portrait on 11×14 canvas using oil paint for $100. This is a great idea to add a new piece of art to your place! Here are some samples of her work: Photo 1: oil paint on canvas Photo 2: Set of both realistic and impressionistic styles

Weighing In: Weight Watchers 360

I will admit, I’ve never been the most health conscious eater. For as long as I can remember I’ve had a love for all things bad. As a teenager I ate whatever I wanted. The unhealthy food choices were evened out by being a young adult who was out and about every night moving around. But two kids and a lot of nights spent at home later, it has finally

Fashion Week Finds

Today’s find is from fromthebronx.com. We love it! Bronx photographer Lizzy Alejandro has been “shooting” The Bronx for nearly 10 years. She designed this shirt so that she and other Bronx photogs can tell the world where they shoot! I SHOOT THE BX Design on Front 100% Cotton T-Shirt Durable Double-Stitched Sleeve and Bottom Hem Wash in Cold Water, Tumble Dry Medium Color: Blue, Black, White Sizes: Unisex S, M,

Fashion Week Finds

To celebrate Fashion Week, we’re going to share a fun fashion find every day. Check out today’s find from the New York Botanical Garden’s Shop in the Garden. Laceflower Ring Real flowers are used in this beautiful ring design by Shari Dixon. Laceflower is dried and pressed, set in resin, and fit in a silver plated square bezel ring, preserving the flower’s form and giving the piece a fabulous glaze

Dream Yard Project talks fashion

It’s Fashion Week! To celebrate, we asked two teen participants of a fashion program at the DreamYard Project, a community art center located at 166th St and Washigton Ave, for their style advice. Lisa 80’s Vintage My signature style is more 80’s vintage. I wear high-waisted pants, cropped tops, and different patterns. I cut my shirts up and go thrifting to re-create styles I see so I can save money. Thrift

Bronx Kid Runs Disney Marathon

Written by Lisa Quinones-Fontanez Five years ago when Gladys Rivera signed up her autistic son Adam for Achilles Kids athletes she had no idea it would lead to a trip to Walt Disney World.  Like many moms of kids with autism, Gladys was looking for a recreational activity for Adam. With limited inclusive programs, Gladys was grateful when she heard about the free Achilles Kids program at the Jewish Community Center in