Join me at the Brooklyn BabyFEST {Giveaway}

brooklyn baby fest

Pregnant? New mom? You’ll want to join me on November 1st at the Brooklyn BabyFEST in Greenpoint (Brooklyn). This one-day expo is packed with all the newest products, tips and seminars to help you ease into parenthood. It’s amazing how fast the parenting industry changes – things I thought were innovative when Maximo was born [...]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

butternut squash soup

It’s really quite a simple recipe – it’s just that the squash itself can look intimidating. Trust me, that’s the hardest part – put a little elbow grease into it and crack that baby open! P.S. – Save those seeds inside – they are delicious for roasting in the oven with a little sea salt [...]

Mom and her Three Strollers: Urbini Avi Jogger for Outdoor Adventures

urbini avi jogger

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Urbini. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and as a thank you for participating.  Strollers. Fall is our favorite time of year to get out and explore as much as possible – the weather is cool, the scenery is [...]

A Day At The Races – From Beers to Bonnets #AmericasBestRacing

Preakness - circa 2007/2008 - can't remember because it was all a blur.

In a city full of things to do, it’s sometimes hard to actually find something TO DO. That sounds impossible I know, unless you live here – then you get it. NYC is like Goldilocks and the three bears – it’s too far, it’s too many transfers, it’s too small for strollers, it’s too many [...]

Where To Go Pumpkin Picking Around NYC


One of our favorite things to do in October with the kids is picking out the pumpkin they will take home and carve. There are tons of events coming up (see my list of 10 best on Mommy Nearest here) where you can grab one, but it’s a lot more fun to head out to [...]