Quick Chicken Soup from Scratch

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We are chicken soup lovers in my house. However, I’ll admit I’m a big snobby about my soup. I love making my father’s recipe. Trouble is, that takes over 3 hours to make (and I don’t have time to whip that up that often). So… the other night my kids wanted chicken soup. We headed […]

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Teach Your Kids About China With Two Great New Books

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Books are very important at our house and reading is much more than just a fun hobby – it’s a way to learn about the world. I try to get my kids books that have an added value and can be educational so I was excited when I found out […]

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A Day in the Poconos + Leaf Print Craft

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My inlaws have a house near Port Jervis, in upstate NY, so we go up there often. Recently, when we were upstate, we took a ride to see my friend Carolyn and her parents, Jean Pierre and Cathrina. They live 45 minutes away from my inlaws, in Dingman’s Ferry, which is in the Poconos Mountains in […]

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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Premieres on Oct 27

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Are you a Curious George fan? How could not love that adorable monkey!  CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest kicks off Curious George’s 9th season on PBS KIDS on Monday, October 27! In A Halloween Boo Fest, it’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the “Legend of No Noggin” – a […]

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SMOKKS: Sweet Little Dresses With a Lot of Personality

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman My daughter’s summer dresses and flip flops are tucked away in the back of the closet and her winter clothes are all ready. But during this transitional period when the weather is definitely cooler but not cold enough for wool dresses I have to get creative and try to get […]

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Entering Year Two as a Netflix Stream Team Ambassador

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I arrived home from a long day at work today and found a package from Netflix. Who hoo!   And inside was…..   …..a new iPad mini! I am very excited to be joining Netflix for year two of the Stream Team! My family and I love Netflix. We watch the bulk of our television […]

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Shop zulily for Amazing Finds

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I will totally admit that I have a slight obsession with zulily. I always find loads of good deals, from dresses for my daughter, to character hoodies for my oldest son, to pajamas for my youngest son. But there is also a large selection of items for me, from brands that I love like Igigi, Kiyonna, […]

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Delicious Food & Unbeatable Views With Manhattan by Sail’s Champagne Brunch Sail

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman New Yorkers are known for their love of the Sunday brunch: bagels & lox, fresh fruit, pastries & croissants…I could go on.  Another thing New Yorkers love is seeing the glorious Manhattan skyline on a clear, sunny day. With the Champagne Brunch Sail at Manhattan by Sail they can do […]

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The Most Incredible Toys from TTPM’s Holiday Showcase

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman – Nancy & I recently attended TTPM’s Holiday Showcase, which featured dozens of brands with literally hundreds of the most sought-after toys this holiday season. Check out Nancy’s video here. I had the chance to speak to some brands of really interesting and unique toys that I think will no […]

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