The holidays are fast approaching. Not sure how that happened so quickly! Nonetheless, here we are. Festive celebrations with family and friends are starting to fill our calendars. It's often a heartwarming time to socialize and catch up, enjoy...
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Camping vs. Glamping

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Camping or Glamping? That is the question. Most of us know what traditional camping looks like. I actually googled "camping" and a few things came up: Camping is the activity of spending a vacation living in a camp, tent, or camper....
Between midnight of September 15th and September 16th, 1810 a group of revolutionary people started the fight so that the Kingdom of New Spain would be free from the Spanish Crown that had dominated for more than 200 years....
We love Halloween: the crisp autumn air, the kids in adorable costumes, and the chocolate for weeks after. Here's the Westchester County Moms Blog guide to Halloween, including hayrides, carnivals, costume parties, and spooky fun. October 15 Spooktoberfest for Kids, 12pm-4:30pm,...
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Holiday Cards – Yay or Nay?

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The holidays are upon us. I love this time of year because it signals a time of slowing down (after all of the haste of getting the gifts, attending the company and friend parties/happy hours, visiting with relatives, and...
While watching Elf tonight with my daughter, snuggled up on the couch, the magic of Christmas took over. For the first time in eight months, our hearts were filled with a joy like no other. We were lost within the...
National Volunteer Week 2017 is April 23-29, and I might be biased, but I would have to say that Westchester County and the Hudson Valley have some of the best volunteer spirit and community participation. As a parent, I...
Life is stressful; we’re all under pressure of some sort. Sometimes I lie awake at night thinking about all of the things that need my attention: my kids, my husband, my job, my home, my family, my friends (when’s...
What goes better than Independence Day and Fireworks Displays? Westchester County knows how to do the holiday right, with more than a dozen fireworks displays during the entire first week in July. So, grab a picnic blanket, your loved...
I’ve been living abroad for the past nine years. When I became a mother almost seven years ago, I promised myself that I would keep our traditions, and I would raise my kids to be proud of their heritage. For...

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Spotlight on Westchester: Peekskill

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We all love our cozy little corners of Westchester. There are so many things to do and see, places to eat, and parks to...