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35+ Fabulous Gifts…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 all donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving (or receiving them!) 1. A […]

Where to Send Your Letter to Santa..and Get a Response!

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service™ can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa — complete with the North Pole Postmark with the Letters from Santa program. Just make sure you send your letter to Santa by December 8! Here’s where to send your letter […]

The Most Spectacular, Over-the-Top Holiday Lights…You’ll Ever See!

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, characters to take photos with, Santas […]

Where to Eat Near Dyker Heights

Heading to Dyker Heights to see the lights? Here are a few options for where to eat. Around Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge, there are tons of Italian options. You can also head up to Carroll Gardens for more of a variety and do some shopping while you’re there.  • • • • • Dyker Hts […]

How to Keep the Kids Busy on Thanksgiving

Here are a few ways to keep the kids busy so you can sit and enjoy your meal?  1. Get them ready to dress the part. Have tables ready with construction paper, glue and scissors and let the kids make fun pilgrim or turkey hats. Or buy kits that are ready to go on Native […]

Apple Picking & Wine Tasting

Apple Picking with a side of Wine Apple picking was always something I looked forward to with the kids.  But this year, I’m turning it into a date with my hubby…with wine. Apple Picking Itinerary for Adults: Morning: Take a drive out to Warwick, NY and enjoy the beautiful scenic view of the changing leaves. […]

How I Got Tickets to a Broadway Show for Only $49

I’d heard about Broadway Roulette before and decided to give it a shot. You go online and choose a date when you’d like to see a show. You can specify whether you’d like to see a play or a musical and you can specify 4 shows you don’t want to see. Tickets are $49-59. Available hows include Hamilton, Mamma Mia, Sponge Bob, […]

10 Things I’m Doing With My Kids This Summer

With its carefree days and lack of schedules, is there anything better than summer? I know for some parents, the thought of long days with no organized activity is a scary one. Don’t let it be. Embrace the freedom. Your kids CAN be bored. It is good for them. You can even plan for the […]

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