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Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

How much sleep do our kids need? The question is commonly debated by researchers and parents alike. The more, the better I usually say, up to a logical point of course. National guidelines under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend 8.5 hours of sleep for tweens and teens, and at least 10 hours for children ages 5-10. According to a recent study […]

35+ Fabulous Gifts–From $5 to $500-That Give Back!

Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving (or receiving them!) • • […]

20+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Keep it Light with a Pear Berry Thyme Fizz 2. Mulled Wine with Cranberries & Cardamom 3. Pace yourself with a 2 Ingredient Cocktail: The Ginger Shandy 4. Spiced Cabernet   5. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan.   6. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 7. […]

DON’T MISS: Must-See Holiday Lights!

The last two years, we’ve made a trip to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn to see the absolutely over-the-top spectacularly decorated houses–and I am not exaggerating. I know–Brooklyn seems like a trek but the one hour drive is totally worth it. It feels like a Brooklyn version of Disney with blinking lights, moving snowmen, your kids favorite characters walking the […]

Our Favorite 35+ Holiday Cookie Recipes

Here are some of our TipsFromTown staff’s favorite Holiday Treats. Happy Baking and Happy Holidays from our TipsFromTown Family! 1. Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies. 2. Emily’s Luscious Lemon Squares 3. Stained Glass Cut-Out Cookies 4. GLUTEN-FREE Peanut Butter Kisses 5. Candy Canes & White Chocolate Peppermint Bark 6. Pinwheel Cookies 7. Olive Oil Sugar Cookies with Pistachio Glaze 8. Magic Layer Bars 9. A (Skinny) Magic Layer Bar 10. Holiday […]

15 Adult Games: 21 and Over Only!

Also Read: Our 25+ Favorite Family Games After we put together our 25+ Favorite, Must-Have Family Games post, we realized, grown-ups need to let off a little steam from the holiday stress too. So here are our Adults Only picks to play with your silliest, closest friends! I’ll be playing with my siblings …AFTER mom and dad go to bed. Try […]

Our Picks: The New Ultimate Twister

Also Read: 25+ Favorite, Must-Have Family Games Twister Ultimate I have loved Twister since I was 10 and remember playing it at sleepovers. Now, I have kids and they love it too. But as they have grown and their limbs have gotten longer, we just don’t fit on the mat anymore. As I was shopping this week, I […]

FEED YOUR FACE: Pear, Egg & Farmer’s Cheese.

The best ingredients for face masks are always organic and made with ingredients you can find in your fridge! This mask made with pear and farmers cheese was specially created by Iva Sebestyan, owner of the facial spa, Flora’s Cottage in Ridgewood!  Also Read: 8 Tips for Making the Most of Your Mask Ingredients 1/2 a pear 1 egg yolk […]
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