Congrats to our winner Jill F.! If you find yourself in the midst of a rainy weekend, and yes we've had our fair share of stormy weather, what's a parent and child to do when being in the glorious outdoor sunshine is just not an option? The first thing we always do as a family is HEAD STRAIGHT TO Build-A-Bear Workshop! Creating their very own stuffed pals at Build-A-Bear is no ordinary … [Read more...]
Join The Staten Island Family at The DART Family Fun Fest October 12 and WIN BIG!
Hurricane Sandy hit our Staten Island Community profoundly, so many people lost everything and literally were left with just the clothes on their backs. Which is why I am a staunch supporter of Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) was formed shortly after Hurricane Sandy last October 2012. DART has been on the front lines of helping the victims of the hurricane put their lives back together. … [Read more...]
Six Fangtastic and Free Halloween Phone Apps #TheSundaySwoon
The spookiest holiday of the year is approaching, so what better way to celebrate then by summoning a few creepy Halloween apps that will make you howl, scream and laugh. If you’re looking to get into the spirit of All Hallows’ Eve, then check out these six fun and frightening apps for iPhone and Android devices and tablets, and the best part, they are ALL FREE and TOTALLY Swoonworthy! … [Read more...]
Got Teens? Then You NEED to get a Ticket to This Weekend’s Austin Mahone post Mets game Concert
Based on what I’ve heard, bonding with your teen is definitely not for the faint of heart. Most teens, in the process of flexing their independence, are sporting surly attitudes and a desire to be as far away from you as possible. When I told my sister, who has a 18-year-old son, that I was writing this post, she offered me this bit of insight into how she’s managed to keep their … [Read more...]
Cash, Clothing and the Magic and Fantasy of Childhood is Only a Leap Away!
I cannot believe it's already the official start to Fall, I wish Summer would linger just a bit longer, although there's something to be said for that "just right" temperature, warm enough for short sleeves but not stifling hot that you need to wipe your daughter's sweaty brow and hear her sweet voice complaining, about every two seconds, "I'm so hot"--anyhow, (sorry for those tangents I go off … [Read more...]