Cooking with Kids: Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

easy monkey bread recipe with biscuits

Cooking is one of the things that both of my sons wanted to learn over the summer vacation, so I am holding a weekly cooking class for them. For our first official "class", I decided to start with something super simple - an easy monkey bread recipe. Monkey bread is something that Michael loved when he was a little boy but I haven't made it in years. I'm not sure if Sean had ever tasted it before Continue Reading

Summer Bowling Fun with Bowlmor Chelsea Piers

summer bowling fun

It's week #3 of summer break for NYC public school students. So far, it has been pretty fun. We are trying to do at least two especially fun outings each week for the 10 weeks of summer. Since bowling was on the kids' "summer fun" list, we agreed to enjoy some summer bowling fun when we were invited to go and review Bowlmor Chelsea Piers. I simply expected to go and bowl a couple of games and call Continue Reading

Our Summer Camp for Kids: Camp Coleman
(Plus Great Books for Boys to Read)

"Field Trip" to Sony

In the summer, I tell my kids that they can have "as much freedom as they can handle". They are still relatively young though, so they need a bit of structure. If they have too much unstructured time, they start to fuss and fight! That is why my husband and I "run" an informal summer camp for kids - Camp Coleman each summer. It's funny - each year when I post about Camp Coleman, people want to Continue Reading

CE Week 2015 New York Highlights (Part II)
Plus a $450+ Tech Bundle Giveaway

insteon starter kit

This is Part II of my CE Week 2015 New York coverage. As I mentioned, I was invited to a couple of great events - the CE Week Parent Blogger Day and the Techlicious CE Week 2015 Lunch. I am sharing the highlights from both events below. CE Week Parent Blogger Day (continued) As I mentioned, I really enjoyed this breakfast event that was hosted by Rebecca Levey and Andrea Smith on behalf of CE Continue Reading

10 CE Week 2015 Highlights (Part I)

Credit: LG

CE Week 2015, a three-day large technology show in NY, took place at the end of June. Unless I have a purpose for being there, large conferences are not really my ambivert "thing". Rather, I enjoy smaller, more intimate events that feature the best of what the larger conference is showcasing. Fortunately, I was invited to a couple of events - the CE Week Parent Blogger Day and the Techlicious CE Continue Reading