25+ Ridiculously Refreshingly Cocktails

Nothing Says Summer Like Some Refreshingly Cold Cocktails! Tart & Frosty Frozen Lemonade Szechuan Coconut Cocktail Ocean Blue Margarita Watermelon & Gin Lemonade Spiked Vodka Raspberry Lemonade Cool as a Cucumber Margarita Slushy Margarita Shots Blueberry- Plum Vodka Mojitos Grapefruit Cocktail Frozen Margarita Sangria Lemonade Firefly Cocktail Lillet Rose Cocktail Sweet Tea Lemonade White Wine Sangria […]

30+ Things to Do on a Rainy Weekend

Ok, so it’s not the weekend you were hoping for. You had visions of digging your toes in the sand and sipping on a cold beverage while baking in the sun. Or of a backyard barbecue with friends. But here we are…cooped up inside on an unseasonably cold, rainy day.  You’re bored and so are your kids. But fear not–the […]

15+ Boozy Red, White & Blue Cocktails

Having a crowd for Memorial Day? Try one of these red, white and blue cocktails to make the day more festive. 1. Red, White & Blue Curacao Shots 2. Watermelon Lemonade (Spiked or Not) 3. Electric Blue Vodka Lemonade 4. Red, White OR Blue Jello Shots 5. Szechuan Coconut Cocktail 6. Red, White, & Blue Bomb Shots 7. Raspberry Lemonade […]

75+ Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

Everything You Need for Cinco de Mayo Fiesta… Celebrate your South-of-the-Border side. We have you covered with Tex-Mex recipes for drinks, dinner, appetizers and 10 Fiesta-Worthy Desserts! Start with One of Our  CINCO DE MAYO COCKTAILS …while you enjoy one of our  TEMPTING APPETIZERS What’s for Dinner? MEXICAN-INSPIRED DINNER & SIDES Save Room for Dessert! OUR 10 FAVORITE CINCO […]

Baby Steps Make Sense — I’m Seeing It Firsthand

For years, I’ve been saying I want to start running. When I was a kid in Queens, I was pretty fast, and I loved playing and running and getting dirty. Then, I went to high school, got a job and never ran again. Life always seemed too busy, and it just wasn’t in my routine […]

Podcast: The Ridgewood Y’s CEO Ernie Lamour

The Ridgewood Y has done amazing things for our community during the past year, while itself struggling from the pandemic and the shutdown. Its CEO, Ernie Lamour, is inspiring in his positivity and commitment to service, and he has been a strong leader in a time of turmoil for so many. Listen to his story, […]

The 10 Best Modern Neutral Exterior Paint Colors

I have been doing a lot of exterior consultations the past few months, which I love. Exterior color is one of the biggest challenges for a lay person (i.e. not an architectural color designer like me, so basically 99.99% of homeowners). Among other things, a lot of consideration has to be given to the amount of sunlight your home gets […]

Lucas Wolfe: My (Not So) Perfect Life

Along with some other health care professionals and concerned citizens, I am working on a new Mental Wellness Initiative for the Ridgewood Y. The Y’s service area is huge, so not only are we designing this to reach far beyond the boundaries of one town, the information is applicable to all of us. Understandably, so […]

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