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Holidays at Bartow Pell Mansion

HOLIDAY 2014 EVENTS Holiday Luncheon Friday, December 5, 11:30 am – 2 p.m. Start off the holiday season with a festive luncheon at the mansion. Enjoy delicious food, shop for gifts and home-baked goods, and catch up with friends. Reservations required, 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org for information. Holiday First Friday! Music and Trolley Friday, December 5, 5:30–8:30 pm Experience the mansion decked out for the holidays and delight in the merry,

Holiday Must Haves from Momtrends #MomtrendsHoliday

Before we reveal our Winter Must Haves and Holiday Gift Guide, we want to share some ideas from another awesome event hosted by Momtrends. Each year Nicole and Sherri host an event to get NYC bloggers in the holiday spirit and we have the chance to learn about some great holiday trends and ideas. This year was no different as we had the chance to see some new holiday items

Photos with Santa at Bay Plaza Mall

STARTING NOV. 22. PHOTO’S WITH SANTA IN THE CENTER COURT PHOTO’S WITH SANTA DAILY SCHEDULE FOR: NOV. 22 – DEC. 11 MON-THURS 11:00 AM-8:00 PM FRI-SAT 10:00 AM-9:00 PM SUN 12:00 PM-6:00 PM PHOTO’S WITH SANTA DAILY SCHEDULE FOR: DEC. 12 – DEC. 24 MON-THURS: 10:00 AM-9:00 PM SUN: 10:00 AM- 8:00 PM FRI & SAT & MON 12/22 & TUES 12/23: 10:00 AM-10:00 PM (CHRISTMAS EVE) 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Bronx Terminal Market

Bronx Terminal Market is ringing in the holiday season with its 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and a little help from 100,000 LED lights on Tuesday, November 18th at 6PM. WHERE: Bronx Terminal Market, Pedestrian Bridge located on Level 3 (near Burlington Coat Factory, intersection of 151st Street and River Avenue) 610 Exterior Street, Bronx, NY 10451 WHEN: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 5PM – 7PM Holiday Activities 6PM Tree Lighting

Winter Style with Freshly Picked

Even for winter we just had to find a way to incorporate our favorite moccasins from Freshly Picked in our must haves for the season. For non walkers and little ones still in the stroller, these are perfect for some comfortable but fun winter fashion. We fell in love after their appearance on Shark Tank and have been keeping up with their latest styles ever since. We chose the Steel

A Day with Fireman Sam

Last Saturday we attended a special sneak peek screening of the new movie, FIREMAN SAM ULTIMATE HEROES. HIT Entertianment sponsored the event at the NYC Fire Museum to celebrate the new film that’s available to download, stream or purchase as a DVD from Amazon.com starting November 4th. If your little one loves firefighters and adventure, then Fireman Sam and his Pontypandy brigade are sure to please. Fireman Sam has been

Nearby: Fall Fun in the Hudson Valley

One of the perks of being the only borough connected to the mainland is being able to travel north and exploring some of the fun things to do in neighboring towns. It’s always nice to escape the city and have a little fun outdoors, especially in the fall. Two great ideas for fall and Halloween fun are located right in the Hudson Valley- less than 40 minutes from the Bronx.

Fall at Wave Hill

Fall Family Fun at Wave Hill Bronx, NY, August 29, 2014—Autumn at Wave Hill offers a bounty of adventurous activities for the whole family! Little ones will delight in experiencing the richness of the changing season, whether they prefer outdoor expeditions or artistic exploration. Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the fall, visitors explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations at the Family Art Project. On the second Sunday in September,

Family Getaway: Ocean City NJ

Two weeks ago my husband and I along with our 5 year old son and my 14 year old niece enjoyed a great trip down in Ocean City, New Jersey. I know what your thinking, “she means Ocean City, Maryland”. Nope! Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes away down the Garden State Parkway is a wonderful family beach town that has earned the nickname, “America’s Greatest Family Resort”. We planned