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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 […]

Inspiring Ideas for Your Elf on a Shelf

Remember when your elf was content just sitting on a shelf? Those days are over! We live in a Pinterest perfect work and our elves are not immune! Over these past few years with the elves making our Christmas more stressful — I mean, more magical — they have had some breakout moments. I caught a few […]

How to Find Out if You’re on the Naughty or Nice List

Here’s are a few fun ways to keep kids on their best behavior during the month of December. North Pole Times Put in the child’s name and they will give them a rating with fun notes like “has been pretty good but needs to pick up their room more.” Thanks for the nudge, Santa! I was starting to […]

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 […]

Potato Latkes with Apple & Sour Cream

The combo of shredded potatoes and sweet green apple blends to the perfect dish for Hanukkah! SIZE: serves 4 INGREDIENTS:  2 peeled baking potatoes, grated 1 peeled green apple, grated 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 3 tbsp flour Salt & pepper Canola oil DIRECTIONS:  In a bowl, mix grated potatoes and apple together; squeeze dry. Add chopped dill and flour; season […]

A Lemon Cassistini

If you are somewhat of a Cosmo girl, I think you’ll love this twist on a vodka martini. See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. SIZE: 2 servings INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup vodka 4 tsps fresh lemon juice 2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel 1 tbsp creme de cassis Ice cubes Lemon peel twists […]

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 […]

Understanding Our Obsession with Soft

Soft, cozy and comfy is everywhere you look ... WHY?
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