family fun

Family Fun: Mountain Tubing

If you’re looking for a winter activity for the whole family that doesn’t require lessons or practice, snow tubing is the way to go. Know before you go:

More Places Kids Love…and Parents Hate: The Sugar Factory.

Somehow I dodged the bullet on this one for awhile. But I finally was tricked into going to The Sugar Factory, a place that kids love…and most parents hate. The day started with my suggestions of a culturally-rich day of art hitting the Whitney. Little did I know, that the downtown Sugar Factory was across the street. […]

Corn mazes, hayrides, pumpkins, apple picking, and more!

ALSTEDE FARMS www.alstedefarms.com Located in Chester, NJ, Alstede Farms was established in 1982 and has a huge variety of homegrown fruits and vegetables. Go to http://alstedefarms.com/pick-your-own-2/what-can-i-pick-today/ to check daily hours and list of fruits and vegetables available that day for self-picking. You’ll find so much more than apples and pumpkins at Alstede Farms!  Additional weekend […]

Beef Lo Mein – a 30 Minute Meal!

I recently joined Blue Apron and came across this fantastic recipe for Sesame Beef Lo Mein – and it turned out so well that I just had to share it. Here is what you will need: 1 1b of lean ground beef 1/2 lb of Lo Mein noodles 6-8 small Shishito peppers 4 heaping tablespoons […]

Must See “Come From Away”

This is a must see musical show for the whole family.

Biking In NYC-Perfect Day Trip

A great activity in NYC.

How to Throw a Neighborhood Party

Neighborhood Parties are a great way to meet new neighbors and catch up with good friends. Block off the street and let the little ones roam free. Here are some fun ideas for get-togethers whether it’s just 5 or 6 families or the whole block.   • • • •  F O O D • • • • • • […]

5+ Reasons to Take Your Kids to See Wonder Woman

Read why I think the movie Wonder Woman stands out from all the other superhero action flicks and why you should see it.

Day Trip: South Norwalk, CT

South Norwalk, Connecticut has all the makings of a great day trip. The variety of restaurants and small shops on Washington Street are all in well-preserved turn of the century buildings.

5 April Fools’ Pranks to Get Your Kids

April 1 -- it's mama's turn!