We’ve got a couple of weekend road trips planned in August, and I dived into Pinterest to find some new things for the kids to do in the car, besides the usual audiobooks (here’s our recommended list) and homemade activity books (here’s how to make your own). These are the best ideas I found, and I can’t wait to try them out!Snack NecklaceLego Activity BoxShower Caddy OrganizersScavenger HuntTablet Holder and OrganizerDry-Erase Marker Art … [Read more...] about Best of Pinterest: Road Trip Hacks
It’s not uncommon for buyers to drive up from the city to look at houses in Scarsdale, only to be lured to the winding, picturesque roads in nearby Edgemont. That the two towns are different is confusing at first, since nearly all of the homes in Edgemont have a Scarsdale postal address. But Edgemont is technically an unincorporated area of the town of Greenburgh, and even though it’s nestled up the hill from the Scarsdale train station, it’s a completely separate town with its own excellent school district. It is … [Read more...] about What It’s Like to Live in Edgemont
On a warm summer night, one of my favorite things to do is pack a bag with chilled rose, fresh baguette, salami, cheese and olives and plop a squat at an outdoor concert. Nearly every town in Westchester offers some kind of live music on a public green this summer, but it's easy to forget the dates while juggling camp drop-offs, beach vacations and day trips.This handy list will help you plan ahead. Arts Westchester puts out a comprehensive guide every year to all of the live music performances in the area as well … [Read more...] about Guide to Family-Friendly Westchester Outdoor Concerts and Art Events
By now farmer's markets are in full swing across Westchester county. If you haven’t already, add a visit to your local market to your family’s checklist of warm-weather activities. Farmer's markets are a great way to pick up affordable, local produce, support small businesses and get your entire family out of the house for a fun adventure.With the help of Jennifer Furioli, director of the family-friendly New Rochelle Grand Market, we’ve compiled some tips for making the most of the market in your … [Read more...] about Sponsored Post: Maximize Your Farmer’s Market
It may be July but you just might want to book some holiday plans now! ELF The Musical will be at the Theater at Madison Square Garden running from December 13-29 with matinee and early evening performances.ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks … [Read more...] about Bring Some Buddy You Love
I've never considered glamping before, but after a friend sent me a link to the above-pictured spot in Ithaca, it became clear that this is something I need to do, maybe in the fall. From astonishingly posh to just plain fun, the number of glamping options have steadily grown with the trend, taking on the form of oversize tree houses and private islands. Just look at some of these places!Firelight Camps in Ithaca, New York Camp out in style in a large safari tent furnished with hardwood floors, a private balcony, … [Read more...] about Let’s Go Glamping!