Posts Categorized: Holidays

Traveling With Kids- Laughing All the Way

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Traveling with kids requires a whole new set of rules. Traveling with Kids 101 You’d never travel without your driver’s license or passport- here are the essentials for traveling with our tiny beloveds. Leave these items at home at your peril Snacks: Fresh fruit and veg, crackers and puffs, pouches and purees- bring more than you… Read more »

Tips for Travel with Sick Kids

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Travel with Sick Kids: A Survival Manual (Caution: This advice is strictly for kids on the mend or ones that get sick mid trip) I’m writing this as we make our way south on a 2-day road trip to join the greater Hartshorn clan in sunny Florida. If you are picturing singing and side trips… Read more »

Nuts for a New Year

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2017 is a New Year! Whether you are looking for a Cocktail Nibble, Hostess Gift or Car Snack- these are easy to make and a revered recipe from restauranteur Danny Meyer’s newly reopened Union Square Cafe New Year Nuts: Union Square Cafe’s Recipe SERVINGS: MAKES 3 2/3 CUPS PREP TIME: 30 MINUTES SOURCE: THE UNION SQUARE… Read more »

Trending for 2017

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What’s is Trending 2017? I’ve been looking around and trying to see past the gloom and doom of the ending year for predictions that fprecast a fun 2017. Some things I see coming: Fun flash for when the holiday lights come down: Tassel Earrings Breakfast change-up: Overnight Oats Paint, pants, paper will show up this year in: Pantone’s Color of… Read more »

Naughty or Nice: Big Kids Holiday Fun

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Big Kids Holiday Fun After you’ve done with shopping, tree-trimming, gift wrapping, cookie decorating, shouldn’t someone buy you a drink? Or a night out? How about both? Here are a few activities to make mums and dads merry for big kids holiday fun. Big Kids Holiday Fun: Eats & Drinks Shakespeare Snow Globe Cocktails by mixologist… Read more »

A Holiday Ramble in NYC with the Hartshorns-What Will YOU visit?

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Every December the family makes a trip to NYC to see the lights and holiday decor it’s not a walk so much as a holiday ramble- we never quite know where it will take us! Glittering Midtown We start at Bergdorf Goodman, have a fabulous lunch overlooking Central Park, check out the jewelry. We then stroll… Read more »

Christmas Music that Won’t Drive You Mad

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Christmas Music: Do You Hear What I Hear (Over and Over) ? Christmas  music is great for getting me in the mood for writing out cards, having people over, or baking with the kids. “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” is the most-played holiday song. Frankly I could go awhile without hearing it again THIS year. Right… Read more »