September 2014

Fall breakfast recipe

By: Lisa Senior Running out of breakfast options for yourself or just skipping breakfast altogether for the sake of getting the kids to school on time and yourself to work? Why not try overnight oats? Prepare it overnight and no cooking required! My fave choice of the moment: Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 yogurt (greek or regular) 2 teaspoons of pumpkin puree 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice granola

Halloween Entertaining with Oriental Trading

Fall is such a fun time of year. Apple picking, pumpkin picking, costume parties. If you get into the Halloween spirit like we do, then you might be thinking about hosting a fun Halloween party for either kids or adults. It doesn’t have to be over the top- maybe just some arts and crafts and a few Halloween themed snacks. For adults, if you don’t want to ask everyone to

Totally Shaping Jeans from Signature by Levi Strauss and Co.

Whether it’s Denizen, Signature, or classic Levi’s, I absolutely love these jeans! In case you missed it- we gave away a pair of Totally Shaping jeans from Signature in our Fashion Week giveaways. These amazing shaping jeans come in Totally Shaping Skinny, Totally Shaping Boot Cut, and Totally Shaping Pull On Skinny. I had the chance to try out both the boot cut and pull on skinny-      

Claremont Park Community Day

Chestnut Holdings partners with The Bronx is Blooming and The NYC Department of Parks and Rec to beautify and restore Claremont Park for the Bronx community. Enjoy a great day of bulb planting, tree stewardship, flowerbed restoration and community relation activities including:   ·         Health screenings courtesy of Bronx Lebanon Hospital ·         Bicycle safety course presented by the New York Police Department ·         Library card enrollment listing with the New York Public Library ·         Complimentary

The Big Bronx Sancochazo

The Big Bronx Sancochazo Brook Park E 141st St Bronx, NY 10454 Brook Park is located between 140th and 141st Streets at the corner of Brook Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South, South Bronx. Three blocks from the Brook Avenue local stop on the #6 subway. And nine blocks from the 149th Street stop on the #2 or #5 subways.  

20 Things to do in the Bronx this Fall

1. Join in a nature tour, a food and farm tour, or a nautical tour with a Fall for the Bronx Action Tour. 2.Take the little ones for pony rides or take trail riding lessons at the Bronx Equestrian Center. 3.Have a ghoulish time at the Haunted Pumpkin Garden at the New York Botanical Garden. 4.Enjoy the Bronx Native American Festival in Pelham Bay Park. 5.Spend the afternoon at the Bronx Museum of the

Fall in Van Cortlandt Park

Sept 27 Fall Night Hike, recommended for families! http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/night-hike-light Starting Sept 28 Drawing Nature (ages 8 & up) Hone your observation skills by drawing directly from nature.  Bring your own folding chair and we will supply the rest. 9/28-10/12 at Sachkerah Woods (Gun Hill & Jerome) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-tickets-13148504531 10/19-11/2 at Memorial Grove (246th & Broadway) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-1019-112-tickets-13148763305 Oct 19, 2-5 Rocking the Boat Here’s your chance to row on Van Cortlandt Lake and while

Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

Now this is the place to bee! Buzz on over to Wave Hill for Honey Weekend, an annual celebration of our beloved honey bees and the sweet fruits of their labors. This year, Honey Weekend offers a candlemaking workshop, a buzzy Family Art Project, honey-extraction demonstrations, an information station all about hives and honey and, in The Shop at Wave Hill, in-store tastings of local, artisanal honey and gourmet honey

October at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Trolley – Readings & Conversations Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:30 to 7:30pm Readings & Conversations Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear Lonnie Harrington discuss his book Both Sides of the Water: Essays on African-Native American Interactions. Situating cross-cultural interactions in their historical, social, and political contexts, Both Sides of the Waterexamines the relationship between indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere and people of African descent.

Fall for the Bronx Action Tours

Saturday, October 4th Nature Tour Canoe with the Bronx River Alliance and experience the ecology, industry and history of the South Bronx waterfront. Paddle through natural forest with an urban backdrop and disembark on the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden with an all-access pass to the Kiku: The Art of Japanese Garden exhibit. $40 for adults and $20 for children under 12. Registration includes all rentals. These tours make fun