Holiday Round up

5 Days of Valentine's Date Ideas in the Bronx

For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th   Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx

Team Bronxmama's Holiday Wish Lists: Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List

I love our team here at Bronxmama. Comprised of different personalities, we each bring something different to the table. That can clearly be seen in this year’s Holiday Wish Lists that each of us have put together- even our youngest writer Briana! We hope these lists give you some ideas when shopping for the perfect gifts this year, and feel free to comment below with your wish list too! XOXO,

5 Places to Take Your Own Christmas Card Photos in the Bronx

Christmas card season is upon us! If you’re not booking a photo shoot with one of the many talented family photographers in the Bronx, then look no further than our own backyard! Pull together your family’s wardrobe, grab a few props, and head to one of these locations for beautiful photo opps.     New York Botanical Garden While anywhere on the grounds make for an amazing backdrop, the decorated

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

Halloween Fun with Oriental Trading

By now you’ve probably seen that we turn to Oriental Trading for all things party and entertaining. From birthdays to holidays, they have the best selection to choose from. We’ve showed you some fun picks for Halloween in the past (see them all here), but since there’s always some new items to choose from year after year, we’ve got more to share! This year we chose items for the annual Halloween

The Scoop On This Year's Boo at the Zoo

Updated for 2017   Each year kids from all over throw on their costume and head over to the Bronx Zoo for Boo at the Zoo. The annual Halloween celebration will run WEEKENDS, SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 29 PLUS MONDAY, OCTOBER 9. Event Highlights   HAUNTED FOREST We’ve ramped up the spook factor for our guests ages 12 and up. Journey into the Haunted Forest if you dare. You never

12 Things to Do For Father's Day Weekend in the Bronx

Hit up the Hunt’s Point Fish Parade Saturday, June 18 Head over to Hunts Point Riverside Park where the parade begins, and up the streets of Hunts Point to the delight of revelers of all ages, and down to Barretto Point Park where the Summer Festival takes place. Enjoy arts, sports, live stage performances, health screenings, vendors and resource sharing at the festival. MORE INFO: www.thepoint.org/fishparade       Hit Up Turtle Cove for Mini Golf,

5 Things to Do For Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx

Paddle the Bronx River Every weekend in the summer (weather permitting), Rocking the Boat offers free community rowing on the Bronx River at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Lifejackets are provided and an instructor takes you out on the water, gives rowing lessons, and even gives some great history and information on the Bronx River. The best part? The canoes are made by students in their boatbuilding program and each one

Mother's Day Weekend in the Bronx 2016

Looking for ideas for Mother’s Day weekend? Check out our round up of what’s happening in the Bronx. We’ll continue to add ideas as we find them, so keep checking back!   Free Mother’s Day Portraits at Bronx Documentary Center May 8th, Noon-2pm Bronx Documentary Center Bronx residents will get a free 8×10 print, as part of our ongoing Holiday Portrait series, extra prints are $5 each. Thanks to Fujifilm

Easter in the Bronx 2016

Photos with the Easter Bunny Starting March 5th  Mall at Bay Plaza, 200 Baychester Avenue Location: Level 1 / Center Court. Make reservations here.       Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday March 12th, 8:30 to 10 am Villa Barone Manor, 737 Throggs Neck Expressway Join Senator Jeff Kelin and your neighbors for a free morning of fun and a special geust appearance by the Easter Bunny. Space is limited

Valentine's Day Activities in the Bronx

Love is in the air! Here’s a list of what’s happening in the month of February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will add more events as we hear about them, so check back frequently!   Cupid’s Valentine Musical Tuesday February 2nd, 10:15am Eastchester Library, www.nypl.org Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Children become “stars on stage” in this unique and

Holiday Entertaining & Gift Guide 2015

We’re so excited to share our recommendations for all things holiday! We will be adding to this guide as we post new ideas, so check back frequently! Please note: Some links are affiliate links.  ROUND UPS         APPLIANCES   For the one who loves to cook– this multi fry cooks, bakes, and broils. For the one who never has time to cook– this crockpot stirs during the