October 2014

Yoga, an Elephant, and Frozen: Bronxmama Book Picks

We’ve had the chance to check out some cool books recently and wanted to share! Mama Yoga and the Story of Namaste By Susanna Stratford A yoga instructor from Seattle created this super cool book that introduces little ones to yoga. Susanna Stratford wrote the book with the hopes that it will encourage children and their parents to move, stretch and build strong bodies and develop sweet minds together. Featuring children who inspired

Sleeping Beauty awakes from the Disney Vault

By Michelle Lucille My family and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend  an event The Moms were holding for the Re-release of  The Disney Movie Sleeping Beauty. As many know Disney has something called “The Disney Vault” this term simply means that Walt Disney Studios puts a stop to all home video releases. Each Disney movie is available for purchase for a limited time before being placed in “the

Bronxmama Picks from TTPM Holiday Showcase 2014

By Michelle Lucille I Had the opportunity to attend the ttpm Holiday Showcase on October 1st. There were so many great toy manufacturers in attendance to include Vtech, Hasbro, Razor, Mega Blocks, Lego, Disney, and Cloud-B just to name a few. A few of the toys really stood out to me and I felt like they were a must have for any child. I reviewed all the toys I saw

Fall Beauty Trends from CVS

Fall is such a fun time for beauty products. You’re finally not sweating your face off from summer, and there are lots of great eye, lip, and nail colors to choose from. So, we’re super excited to share some fun fall beauty products with you and give you a sneak peek at what CVS has to offer. It’s great to see that the CVS Beauty Club has really gotten great

Our Favorite Pick-Your-Own Farms Near the Bronx

  The Bronx may be a part of the 5 boroughs, but we’re also the only borough connected to the mainland. This means when fall comes around and it’s time to find a fun farm to visit- we’ve got an abundance to choose from that are just an easy ride north. We’re sharing our personal favorites for apple and pumpkin picking. Note: We’ve updated this list and took off some places

Dream Jobbing: What is it?

What is DreamJobbing? We just received a pretty interesting email and wanted to share. Let us know if you try it! : DreamJobbing, an online destination for the coolest jobs and experiences on the planet, officially launched today broadcasting one-of-a-kind opportunities to the global community that anyone in the world can apply for by simply submitting a video application. Each week, DreamJobbing will unveil an exciting new DreamJob. Ranging from one

First Friday: Music + Bronx Trolley

Friday, October 3 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Bartow Pell Mansion Museum For our final 2014 collaboration with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, we present jazz drummer Lucianna Padmore. A Bronx native, Ms. Padmore has performed with the Oscar Peterson trio and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, as well as toured throughout Europe and in Morocco and Haiti. She’ll be joined by Miki Hayama on piano, Jennifer Vincent on bass, Angelishia