10 Best NYC Family Events June 2014

There are so many great family-friendly events that are taking place throughout the five boroughs that it's hard to narrow down my picks for the "Best NYC Family Events June 2014". Personally, I'm most looking forward to celebrating my husband, father and father-in-law for Father's Day on June 15th. While on the subject of "Dads", did you see this cute, little video that has been floating around Continue Reading

Tea and Scones at Podunk NYC

If you are looking for a tea house restaurant in the East Village to visit, I highly recommend Podunk NYC. A dear friend (who knows how much I love tea) treated me to tea and scones there as an after-birthday celebration. It’s such a sweet little spot. It’s a small space and the décor is eclectic and old fashioned. It feels like you’re eating in a grandma’s home. The owner was a tea expert Continue Reading

Field Station Dinosaurs Review and Giveaway

Congrats to the winner: Sharmila Shah Sil On Saturday, my family enjoyed a day out on a media trip at Field Station: Dinosaurs. I joked that we were going to “Jurassic Park” because the sprawling (20-acre) outdoor park is filled with life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Reggie, the boys and I all agree that the short trip to the location in Secaucus, NJ makes a fun day trip. The weather was Continue Reading

Morning Routines

morning routine

I was at lunch with a group of girlfriends this past weekend and the topic of work came up. I had designed a friend’s website and was scheduling a brief training call with her. A mutual friend heard me tell my friend/client that anytime after 10:30 was great to speak because that's when I started my workday. She expressed her shock that I didn’t start work until 10 o'clock. (She had assumed that I Continue Reading

NYC Know Your Zone Map

Did you know that the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2014 begins on Sunday, June 1st and ends on Sunday, November 30th? Honestly, I didn't. Living in NYC, I hardly ever think about hurricanes..although destructive Hurricane Sandy was just two years ago. It's always important to be prepared, so I was happy to freely spread the word with you regarding Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25th-31st). The Continue Reading

Event Highlight: Fleet Week NYC 2014

Credit: Fleet Week Fleet Week NYC 2014 begins today! I mentioned it as one of the May 2014 10 Fun NYC Family Activities & Events earlier this month: 8. Celebrate Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen; learn more about their work and see visiting ships during the 26th year of Fleet Week. (All boroughs, May 21st – 27th) Take a peek... P.S. If you know anyone in the military, I want to Continue Reading