Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough, and I just made a batch for my kids, who have been coughing for four days. Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because there is some […]

Wrinkles And Pimples And Spots — Oh My!

Also Read: Can Ingesting Collagen Slow Down the Aging Process? I had to start getting ready in the dark because my skin in winter depresses me. I am pale heading toward chartreuse, and I am aging at exponential speeds (I really think we age in spurts the way kids grow in spurts, and I am definitely […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

New Years is all about making resolutions and creating a better version of you. Like many, you may have resolved to lose weight, work out more, and get your finances in order. Great goals, but what about your home? Your home is not only important in terms of aesthetics, but also in the feeling you get while you are […]

Holiday Colors: Tired of the Traditional Red and Green?

Are you tired of the traditional red and green holiday decorations? Years ago (long before Pinterest), I decided that I didn’t particularly like the traditional Christmas colors that I grew up with and that I was going to choose different colors to fill my home during the holidays. Being a color designer, once I was […]

20+ Gift Ideas Beyond Toys: Experiences, Day Trips and More!

Do they really need more toys? If the answer is “no,” then it’s time to think outside the box. Consider giving them an unforgettable experience instead. Below are gifts from $10 to $950! See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. 1. Get Tickets to a Show. Get them tickets for a show in the spring—gives you […]

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 […]

Tips to Get Out a Red Wine Stain

Go ahead, have the red wine even though you are wearing your favorite white sweater and your kids are running amuck. But, make sure you have this product on hand: Wine Away Stain Remover. It is truly amazing and is only $6. I once had a guest spill a glass of red wine all over […]

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 […]