2016

From the Bronx to Montreal: Couples Weekend Getaway Idea

By: Martha Katechis Exploring a new country only a short drive away….   “Oh Canada, Oh Canada…” everyone knows that one right? We think of hockey, cold mountain tops and now Poutine. For this year’s wedding anniversary my hubby and I wanted to travel, but with just a few days available and no plane tickets we knew a road trip was our best option. So to Canada we went, specifically

Holiday Eyewear Trends & Gift Ideas

Brought to you by Metro Optics Eyewear   The holidays are officially upon us and it’s time to start checking folks off the gift lists. While the kids are usually pretty easy (hey, they make their own lists), adults can be a bit harder to shop for. So we’ve partnered with Metro Optics to bring you some eyewear gift ideas that are both stylish and functional. Staff Picks With 4

La La Anthony's Thanksgiving Faves While Traveling

If you remember, earlier this year La La Anthony was named Residence Inn by Marriot’s Resident Mom of 2016. Since La La spends a lot of time traveling with her family, Residence Inn asked her to share some of her favorite recipes that are easy to create- even when traveling. We love the Peanut Butter Cup Pilgrim Hats, so figured we’d share!  

Holiday Entertaining: Must Haves & Gifts for Your Favorite Host

  We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving! That means holiday guests will soon be arriving- or you’ll be the one they are awaiting! So, we’ve put together a great list of must haves- which make for both great hosting ideas and gifts for the hostess.   Ninja Coffee Bar System Coffee and overnight guests go hand in hand. We love the Ninja Coffee Bar for a coffee house experience

Dunkin Donuts Opens Inside BJ's Wholesale Club Exterior Street Location + Giveaway

As you run to BJ’s for your holiday shopping, you can now run on Dunkin while you’re there! The new location will be hosting a Customer Appreciation event on November 19th with hot chocolate sampling, free donuts, face painting, and medium hot or ice coffee for 99 cents. There will also be a dozen donuts for $6.99, mystery card giveaways for DD Perks members, pictures with the Dunkin’ Donuts mascots,

Nickelodeon's 2016 HALO Awards

If your kids haven’t already marked it on your calendar, Nickelodeon will be hosting its 2016 HALO Awards on Sunday November 27th at 7pm. The show, created and hosted by Nick Cannon, stands for Helping And Leading Others and honors four young community leaders who are changing the world. The one hour musical event features performances and guest appearances by some of Nickelodeon’s coolest stars. This year, viewers can see Jason Derulo,

Bowlmor Times Square is Back in Business!

Looking for some fun outside of the Bronx? Bronxmama Dalilah gives us the scoop on the grand opening of Bowlmor Times Square.   After a long awaited, Multi-million dollar renovation, BronxMama got to join Bowlmor as they finally unveiled their brand new 90,000 square foot flag ship in Times Square and it is SPECTACULAR. It’s got something for everyone. Lanes – Bowlmor features 48 new lanes and 7 bowling lounges

The Scoop on Black Friday Deals at BJ's Wholesale Club- Starting on November 18th

Sponsored:   As Thanksgiving is drawing near, I wanted to share all of BJ’s Wholesale Club’s awesome Black Friday deals for club members. Members can save up to $20,000 on hundreds of offers between their Black Friday deals, doorbuster deals, and their double perks promotions from November 18th through the 28th. The great news is that members can take advantage of the savings event from online, while eating that last

Vote for This Bronx Family to Win a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited Platinum Edition Minivan

Bronx represent! The Dudley family from the Bronx was recently one of the three families who won the Chrysler Brand PacifiKids Ultimate Field Trip contest. The family was provided a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited Platinum edition minivan and $100 gasoline gift card, and sent them on a one day field trip to Sports Domain Academy. Now, they have a chance to actually win the minivan, they just need your help to

Recipe: Scallop & Clam Linguine in a White Wine Beurre blanc Sauce

Yield: 2 Servings Ingredients: 6 Tiger Shrimps 8 Bay Scallops 6 Baby Clams   1/2 lb Linguine (1/2 of box/bag) 12 oz. butter 2 TB flour 1 cup white wine Juice from 1 lemon 2 shallots chopped finely parsley 4 oz heavy cream salt and pepper to taste   Procedure: In a skillet, melt 4 oz of butter. Add flour to create paste. Set aside. In a small saucepan, sweat

Adventure to Santa in Ridge Hill

  Last week we ventured over to Ridge Hill in Yonkers to preview this year’s Adventure to Santa by Dreamworks. You may remember the fun adventure from previous years with Shrek- but this time you’re in for a fun ride with the gang from Kung Fu Panda. The Scoop: Families make their journey with the help of a mischievous panda in an all-new Adventure to Santa, a journey that takes