When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of mashed potatoes, family, hot air balloons, football, and a parade of hand-print turkeys taped to my fridge door. Oh, those turkeys. As an art teacher in an elementary school, I get...
Although the holidays are behind us and we've finally taken down the Christmas tree, I can't help but think that I have helped decorate and enjoyed the company of over 50 beautifully adorned Christmas trees in my lifetime. But so...
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The Holidays are NOT Canceled

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It seems that almost everything this year has been put on hold, but the holidays are not canceled! Our Thanksgiving ended up being quite different than what we expected this year. Normally, we head to my extended families' home upstate...
The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and it's so easy to get overwhelmed, overstretched, and overspent even with all of the deals and steals offered by the places we love to shop. Here are some tips and...
No, I'm not wishing anyone a mediocre Christmas; just personally endeavoring towards one. That’s right. This holiday season I shall strive for mediocrity. There is no bah-humbugging in this goal. On the contrary, I intend to enjoy it to...
Aside from the holiday season, June is the busiest month of the year for most of us. And by us, I really mean the moms. We are the ones either planning an event, or preparing to attend someone else's. This year especially,...
To trick or treat or not to trick or treat does not need to be the only question this year as we prepare to celebrate Halloween in the midst of a pandemic. A holiday deeply grounded in history, we’ve...

Halloween Costume Contest

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Do you have the cutest little pumpkin in the patch? We’re so excited to announce our first Halloween Costume Contest! Here are the details: How to Enter:: Email your photo to [email protected] by Tuesday, November 1st. We will accept photos...
In our family, we do every other weekend at Dad’s, and then we trade holidays. One year Thanksgiving with me and Christmas with him, the next the reverse. Seems amicable and fair, right? It is, but it’s also heartbreaking....
With all that's canceled in 2020, I vowed to make Christmas a little extra this year. A lot extra you could say. And going a little extra on the decorating is all well and good, but then reality sets...

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A Mom’s Guide To Westchester Events :: December 2021

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Shopping, lights, cookie decorating, photos with Santa, and so much more are happening all around Westchester....
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