Jessie Spellmann-Mignone

Jessie is a photographer, supporter (not influencer) of local businesses, wife, and mother to kids with two and four legs. Born and raised on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, she moved to Westchester in 2010.
A woman standing in front of her business door.

New Year, New Westchester Businesses!

Late 2021 saw a boom of new Westchester businesses that we are excited to explore in 2022! Apothecary: Just behind the beautiful red door, this shop offers an assortment of items that support holistic living....
Decorated sled Christmas cookies.

3 New Instant Cookie Traditions

Participating in a cookie swap or love discovering a great new recipe? I got ya covered! I asked my mother to crack open her sacred, handmade recipe book to give us three instant hits....
french toast

Happy National French Toast Day!

Happy French Toast Day! Here is your list of locations to “feed the need” for breakfast’s fluffiest friend. Bite-Size: Country Kitchen Mahopac New On The Scene: Rosina’s Coffee Shop Converted Firehouse: Patio Instagrammable: Mt.Kisco Diner Family Atmosphere:...

Spotlight on Westchester: Peekskill

We all love our cozy little corners of Westchester. There are so many things to do and see, places to eat, and parks to visit. Who doesn’t love exploring the county and “finding” the...
meet jessie

Picture This: Meet Jessie

Picture this. I was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I went to high school in the city. I went to college in the city. First, second, third jobs and the...