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 […]

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 […]

Kid Box: Like Stitch Fix…but for Kids

Love Stitch Fix for yourself? Have a child who loves to shop and is a fashionista? They will love the thrill of getting a box of clothes in the mail every month from Kid Box. It works much like the adult version. You fill out a style profile with child and he or she will receive a box […]

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 […]

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 […]

RHS Baseball Car Wash

Sunday October, 21 • 10 am to 2:30 pm Support the Ridgewood High School Baseball team will hold it’s Bi-annual Car Wash this Sunday October, 21 from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the RHS parking lot. There are $10 donation tickets being sold or you can choose to donate as much as you would like once your […]

Our Picks: The Perfect Comfy Sweater for Fall

As much as I hate the end of summer, there are a few things I love about fall: slipping on that comfy pair of jeans you haven’t worn in months; making stew and enjoying it with a nice glass of Cab; and finding the perfectly relaxed and chunky fall sweater. This fall, this is soon to become one […]

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