2015

Christmas with the PEANUTS® Gang and Teleflora + Giveaway!

December is already in full swing and we’re having so much fun sharing our favorite holiday entertaining, gift, and activity ideas. One thing we love is to send a nice bouquet of flowers to add some holiday cheer to a loved one’s home. It’s great for your favorite hostess, to send to the grandparents from the kids, or just to someone you know that would appreciate a beautiful bouquet that

Checking out the Babynes by Gerber + Giveaway!

  By: Nicole Jackson From the moment we found out I was pregnant, my husband and I made the decision that we wanted to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months to a year. Being a first time mom, little did I realize that every woman’s body is different and my plans would be challenged by low milk production. Though my son latched from birth right away with little resistance

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, DECEMBER 12    FAMILY ART PROJECT: CANDLES, SNOWFLAKES AND STARS Fire and ice don’t usually go together, but as the winter days get shorter and colder, we’ll celebrate both! Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful, clay-like wax, mix and mold an inventive image of nature onto a candle, or let us show you how to make a woven string star or symmetrical button snowflake at this fun, seasonal bazaar.

#12Stinks of Christmas with Febreze

Last week we stopped by the Febreze #12Stinks of Christmas holiday music video premiere with Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison. The hilarious video is all about the unpleasant smells and odors that can come along with the holiday season. As Christmas nears, we are excited to use the holiday scents from Febreeze- including Jolly Pine and Cranberry Cheer. Check out the video below!     See more holiday scents from

Bronx Museum Holiday Market

Looking to get some holiday shopping done and support local businesses? Check out this great shopping event happening on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.   Info Shop local this Holiday Season! In collaboration with FromTheBronx.com, The South Bronx Farmer’s Market, THE POINT, and The Bronx Beer Hall, the Bronx Museum welcomes more than 25 local artists, artisans, farmers, bakers, brewers, and

#NationalCookieDay with Krusteaz

By: Nicole Jackson Happy National Cookie Day!     To celebrate, Krusteaz gave us the opportunity to showcase some cool gift ideas for the Holidays using their delicious and vast variety of cookies. Everyone is on a budget, so why go to that discount store looking for a random reasonably priced gift, that will probably never be used.  These days you can really appreciate someone who took the time out to

Bronx Spotlight: Devin Trey Campbell

  So many amazing people are here in the Bronx- from actors to activists. Let’s have fun highlighting them! First up is 7 year old Devin Trey Campbell, who currently stars in Kinky Boots The Musical on Broadway. Check him out!   Name: Devin Trey Campbell Age: 7 Hometown: Bronx, NY Favorite subject in the school: Science Current Show: Kinky Boots The Musical on Broadway What was the first show you

Holiday Clean Up with NatureZway

We love to host for the holidays. Whether it’s a kid’s Christmas cookie party or festive cocktails, it’s always exciting to get friends and family together for some fun- but it can also be messy! Spills, sticky surfaces…. these are the reasons many people would rather not open their home to guests. But for me, it’s something I enjoy and I’m okay with the clean up. Finding the right products to

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, DECEMBER 5    FAMILY ART PROJECT: PEEKING INTO THE SEASON As winter creeps in, we’ll create small, flip-open, paper dioramas—holiday cards or calendars with secret, hide-away rooms for the season. Then join visiting artist Virva Hinnemo in the Sarah and Geoffrey Gund theater to help her make a group mural of the winter landscape, with a snow curtain, underground hideaways for burrows and a luminous, star-filled sky. Free, and admission

Nearby: It's A Wonderful Life

  The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, New York will screen the Christmastime family favorite It’s a Wonderful Life many times during the Christmas season. Please log onto: https://burnsfilmcenter.org/booking/its-a-wonderful-life/ for dates, times, to purchase tickets, and for other details. Tickets are also available at the box office which is open at noon on weekdays and 11:00 am of weekends. The Jacob Burns Film Center is located at 364 Manville

Easy Entertaining with Improvements Catalog

If you didn’t have a chance to check out our recent Holiday Entertaining Guide, then you missed out on our feature of Improvements Catalog. We showed off a Pop Up Christmas tree that comes fully lit and decorated and takes five minutes to set up. Since then, we’ve enjoyed checking out the rest of the Improvements site to find other great holiday entertaining must haves to make life easier. In case