June 2016

Easy Gourmet Father's Day BBQ Ideas Using BJ's Wholesale Club

This is a sponsored post   If you’re going for the classic Father’s Day BBQ this year, then look no further. We’ve partnered up with BJ’s Wholesale Club to bring you some delicious ideas beyond the typical hot dog and hamburger options- but still simple enough that you can keep dad off grill duty. Using all items from BJ’s, we threw together a quick BBQ for a party of several

Father's Day Giveaway: World's Greatest Dad from Twigtale

  We can’t believe we’re already 10 days into June either! June 19th is Father’s Day this year, so if you’re still looking for a customized gift that will arrive in time, then we love this personalized book idea from Twigtale. In their World’s Greatest Dad book, kids can help customize the story about any special father figure in their life with photos and the ability to change the text

Summer Dance Programs in the Bronx

Image: JD/dansfolk Summer Intensive FB page By Dalilah Smith-Santos Has your kid ever begged to participate in a swim class or dance class? Did you then rush to sign kid up for swim class or dance class for the year? Only to have kid a.) participate in one lesson only to decide they HATE it? b.) sit in a corner crying and refusing to participate and you’re now either out

Recap: Fun in the Sun Kids' Eye Health Event with Metro Optics

  Last weekend we had fun hosting a kids’ eye health event with Metro Optics in front of their Throggs Neck store location. The event was just a fun way to kick off summer and teach kids about the importance of protecting their eyes in the summer. Families stopped in to enjoy making visors from Oriental Trading, playing in the sandbox, sipping iced cold limeade and iced coffee from Morris

Party Idea: Outer Space Theme

  Get ready to blast off! For Gia’s 4th birthday party we went with a fun outer space theme. As a huge fan of Little Einsteins, I decided to take the theme of exploring and outer space to create a more generic themed party. We were able to combine some things purchased along with items we had around the house to create a fun afternoon for Gia and all of

Summer Hacks & Must Haves for A Fresh Home

Beach season is upon us! With that being said, most of our free time will be spent outdoors and not inside cleaning up or getting things done around the home. So, we gathered a few of our favorite go-to items that help us keep the place looking company ready on a minutes notice.       To Make Your Place Smell Fresh   With small Bronx apartments and no central

Farmers Market Kids' Classes: Earn Health Bucks, Fun Activities, and More

  Keep an eye out for fun at the The South Bronx Farmers Market this summer. They have been chosen to be a part of New York City’s Department of Mental Health & Hygiene’s Farmers’ Market Kids – a hands-on class designed to increase children’s familiarity with and consumption of fruits and vegetables.  Participants – including children – are given Health Bucks to spend at the market, free recipes, and

Checking Out Tommee Tippee’s New ULTRA Bottle

  By Nicole B. Jackson Best transitional bottle I have seen to date.   After breastfeeding my son for 4 months, he was picky with his bottles.  There was only one bottle that he would use.  The problem with that bottle was the thick body, that made it hard for him to hold when he was tired, and when drinking the air valve on the bottom would get stuck and

Unboxing Tonka Climb-Overs

  Watch Gia unbox the Tonka Climb-Overs sets. These sets come with different tracks and pieces and a vehicle. There are also vehicles you can purchase separately. See for yourself below!         For more information, visit www.funrise.com.          

A Closer Look at the HTC 10 From Verizon Wireless

When it comes to tech, Bronxmama founder Nicole keeps it simple. She’s all about basic functions and of course, photos. Lots and lots of photos. Bronxmama writer Eric is quite the opposite- following the latest releases and paying close attention to tech details. So when Verizon sent over the HTC 10 for the team to review, what better way to see it from two points of view than to combine