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25+ Things to Do on a Snow Day

  1. FInish Your Holiday Cards Take the time to write individual notes; your recipients will appreciate it. Ask the kids to help too. 2. Wrap Your Gifts with Care I can still remember putting my finger in the middle of a ribbon for my mom so she could make a bow. Get together with the kids […]

GIFT IDEAS: 50+ Fun Family Games

Also Read: Glow in the Dark Gifts for Dark Days I think my family played more games this year more than any other time I can think of! It was one of the silver linings of being quarantined together. So if you’re looking for something new to play during the chilly winter months, check out our staff’s favorite family […]

Pandemic: The Game

If living through a pandemic is stressing you out, you can now let off some steam playing a board game called, you guessed it, Pandemic. And in this scenario, you get to be part of the dream team that finds a cure. Surprisingly, the game came out in 2008. Players have to work together to save humanity from 4 diseases […]

Get Unplugged: 25+ Games to Play

Also Read: 30+ Ideas for Your Elf on the Shelf This winter, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of these fun family games on a chilly weekend night. Also see our ADULTS ONLY games  • • • • • • • • • THE CLASSICS • • • • • • • • • Let’s start with the classics: […]

How to Make a Movie Theatre…in Your Backyard.

We’re all looking for ways to entertain ourselves outside this summer. So our family just purchased this portable movie projector by Vivimage. It’s the best investment we made this summer! We set it up a few nights in kids’ bedrooms where they snuggled up under the covers for an over-sized movie experience; in our backyard and on vacation at the beach. We even brought […]

Take a Virtual Trip to One of These Museums or Parks

Going stir-crazy and need to get out of the house? Take a trip to a museum…a virtual trip, that is: 1. Go on a trip and see the largest creatures that ever walked the earth at the Smithsonian. 2. Climb the spiral staircase at The Guggenheim Museum in New York. 3. See exhibition “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists at The Whitney. 4. Visit […]

30+ Things to Do When You’re Quarantined

If you told me even 2 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home for 2 weeks with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But here we are. And “school” ends at 12:30 each day while we’re quarantined. Instead of stressing about it, embrace it and enjoy it. Do the things […]

Where to Feel Like a Kid in NYC This Weekend!

Through Feb 1, 2020 Take a ride on one of twelve illuminated seesaws line the street on Broadway, between 37th and 38th streets. The playground-inspired pieces are the latest installation in the Garment District Alliance’s yearlong public art program. The seesaws were installed on Jan. 6 and will stay up until Feb. 1. As you ride them, the seesaws glow from their LED lights […]

25+ Fun Favorite Family Games

Also Read: 35+ Gifts That Give Back! This holiday, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of our staff’s favorite family games on a chilly weekend night. Twister Ultimate I have loved Twister since I was 10 and my kids love it too. As our family has grown, we just can’t fit on the mat anymore. So now […]

Come Experience the Fabulous Festival Lights!

Through January 12th, 2020 Step into a world of light at The NYC Winter Lantern Festival where over 1,000 lanterns are on display! Every year, Staten Island’s Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is tranformed into a whimsical world of light. The exhibit is on 8 acres and not only features of magnificent figures of luminescent art, you can also see live […]