I love Easter, if for no other reason than because it signals the beginning of spring and warmer temperatures. It’s finally time to get outside and visit the local nature centers and farms again! If the weather doesn’t cooperate, though, we’ve also got some indoor ways to celebrate. Hunt for Easter Eggs In addition to the local egg hunts going on in many Westchester towns, some nature centers are also holding events; check out the classic ones at the Greenburgh Nature Center (March 25) and Hilltop Hanover Farm … [Read more...] about Easter Fun in Westchester
We find any excuse we can to head into the city with the kids, so when my sister told us about Evolution, a museum-like art shop that displays hundreds of animal skeletons, authentic meteorites, fossils and dinosaur teeth, we immediately planned an outing. First, we lunched at Lavagna in the East Village, an intimate (but casual) Italian restaurant with food so authentic that patrons around us were gushing over it...in Italian. Then we walked ten minutes west to Evolution. The curious shop is a feast for the … [Read more...] about A Tour of Evolution in Greenwich Village
The rate of home fires has increased in 2018 and while you may have a Central Station Fire and Burglar Alarm, there is another safety precaution that Advocate Brokerage recommends for your family that may save lives and prevent a home fire from spreading, at no cost: Close and Contain. The team at Advocate advises its clients that if you find yourself in a structure that is on fire, when you leave, be sure to Close and Contain by closing the door behind you in order to contain the fire. The reason this works is that … [Read more...] about Sponsored Post: Advocate Brokerage Shares Home Fire Safety Tips
We're thrilled to continue our partnership with Westchester's Real Estate experts at Houlihan Lawrence. Spring Market is under way, and this dynamic team has the county covered! Each is an expert in her community. Contact one of the brokers below for any of your buying or selling needs today! Harriet Libov: Northern Westchester From starter homes to luxury estates, Harriet Libov works with Buyers and Sellers in Armonk, Chappaqua, Bedford and Pleasantville. Harriet's commitment to her buyer and seller clients … [Read more...] about Meet Our Houlihan Lawrence Partners!
Sometimes we’re so busy with the juggling of our kids’ lives, our own lives, and the minor crises that pop up here and there, we forget to be thankful for the basic necessities that keep us running day to day ... until the power goes out. After seven solid days without electricity following Winter Storm Riley, I became painfully aware of all the little things that we’re so lucky to be able to take for granted on a daily basis. Warm rooms to sleep in at night. Hot showers. A stove to cook on. Snacks in the fridge. … [Read more...] about It Takes a Village
So you're trapped in the house (or for those without power, a hotel) with kids. Again. Let's up our game today and take advantage of being home. Here's how to enjoy every minute of your day with the kids, whether you're working at home or not. Start With Cocoa Banana Pancakes Nothing says snow day than an indulgent breakfast. I'm making these cocoa banana pancakes I found on the food blog Simple Bites, but I'm going to cheat by mixing elements of the recipe with pre-mixed pancake mix. (I don't have buttermilk in … [Read more...] about Snow Day Survival Guide