October 2016

Checking Out BloomsyBox: A Flower Subscription Service

Consideration brought to you by BloomsyBox   The other day to try to make me feel better, the hubby walked in with a beautiful bouquet of flowers and some pumpkin spiced coffee creamer- I was feeling the love. I grabbed my pretty vase from under the sink, trimmed the stems, added in the flower food packet, and put them in the water. I placed them next to our bed on

Free Parenting Classes in the Bronx

  Common Sense Parenting, is a no-cost parenting skills curriculum provided by the Soundview Family Resource Center  in collaboration with Boystown that will begin on November 9th at 575 Soundview ave., Bronx NY 10473; from 10am-12pm.  The 7-session Common Sense Parenting Classes will  takes place in English for two hours on Wednesdays and  will include free refreshments and childcare! In addition, Common Sense Parenting Classes is ACS approved and fulfills court-mandated requirements for parenting skills classes, though many

Creating DIY Masks with Yoobi

  Halloween is on a Monday this year, so we’re sure many families will be out collecting candy early and then looking for some low key fun at home after. If you’re looking for some last minute activities, we’re loving this craft idea that also gives back to classrooms in need. Yoobi offers fun, bright DIY activity sets in addition to their school supplies and other products. And the best

Sign Up for This Free Nature Club at the Bronx Zoo

If you’ve followed along on our social media pages, then you know that we’ve been a part of an amazing program at the Bronx Zoo for the past few years. Through a grant, the Bronx Zoo’s Education department was able to start the Bronx Zoo Nature Club- a group that meets once a month right outside of the zoo for exploring, playing, and learning about nature and animals. It’s been

This Bronx Spa & Makeup Team Are Killing It This Halloween

  If you’re looking for something beyond the face paint kits at the 99 cents store, then look no further than Shaina’s Spa & Makeup in Pelham Bay. With her team of highly talented artists, Shaina is still booking sessions for those looking for the perfect- or scariest- face for their costume.   You’re sure to win that costume contest this weekend with work by Angilian (@_facebeat_) and Betina (@betina.marie).  

Tackling Fall & Winter with Carhartt

While I love summer, Fall is one of my favorite seasons. Stepping outside to the cool crisp air with stylish layers on, and a hot latte in hand. Colorful foliage creating frame-worthy backdrops. Mini road trips to farms upstate to pick pumpkins and other fresh produce. It’s such a beautiful time to spend outdoors. Our family spends a lot of time outside, even as the temps drop and winter hits.

CompTIA Wants to Flip the Stereotype Surrounding #womenintech with #MakeTechHerStory

Did you know that a study conducted by CompTIA found that only 23 percent of girls considered an IT career? Despite women playing a key role in the growth of the IT industry, their representation has stagnated. CompTIA is on a mission to change that. After a study conducted over the summer, they’ve started the #MakeTechHerStory campaign. See the video below for more of their study’s findings and then read below

Cute Last Minute Halloween Outfits from Cat & Jack at Target

If you’ve been following along with us on social media, then you know my current obsession with the Cat & Jack line from Target. Super cute and affordable pieces make up this fun line that launched over the summer- and so it’s only right they also have some adorable Halloween pieces too. They just sent us a cute outfit to show off on little miss Gia Bella. Perfect for those

Join Bronxmama for a Lunchology Twitter Chat with Evette Rios

Ad: Join us on your lunch break next Wednesday October 11th at 11 am for a Lunchology Twitter Party with Evette Rios. We’ll be helping to moderate a chat hosted by Fidelis Care where we’ll be chatting about healthy school lunches. You may have started off strong this school year with cute bento boxes and Pinterest worthy lunches, but when you’re balancing work, school, and family life, it’s hard to

Disney Junior at the Movies One Day Only at AMC Bay Plaza

Calling all Mickey fans! If your little one hasn’t already seen the news on the Disney Channel, we’re excited to share this fun event! On November 12th all across the country, kids and their parents will celebrate Mickey’s birthday with a one-day cinema event. At 10 AM at AMC Bay Plaza there will be a special showing of the new Mickey and the Roadster Racers series as well as the

Nearby: Halloween at Legoland Discovery Center

  Looking for some more Halloween fun before October is over? Legoland Discovery Center has you covered. Located under 30 minutes from the Bronx, young Lego fans can enjoy their favorite building blocks with a Halloween twist. We’re also sharing info on their Tot Tuesdays, Homeschooler Day, and Teacher Night! Brick-or-Treat (Weekends in October) – A ghoulishly good time is brewing at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester during Brick-or-Treat! Little ghosts

A Few Of Our Fall Favorites...

  Find them online: The Fairfield from Timex: www.timex.com Air Wick Scents: www.airwick.us Strong Bow Hard Apple Ciders: www.strongbow.com Monat The Champ Dry Shampoo: www.monatglobal.com