I have always been quite impressed with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It is amazing how so many people come together to see the floats and entertainment. If you are interested in joining the crowd, visit this link to the parade route map and the best locations to watch. I often think of running into the… Read more »
Are you looking for something a little different for Thanksgiving? Our friend, Chef Anthony Pino, suggests using a classic Italian dish with a festive makeover. Try his Turkey Porchetta recipe with cauliflower au gratin; your guests will love it! It you want to take a year off from preparing this year’s Thanksgiving feast, Chef Pino’s restaurant, Anthony David’s, can prepare… Read more »
It’s fun to go into the city and see a show this time of year, and we have plans to watch several over the next few weeks. We are all lucky to live so close to New York City. Here is a list of shows playing on Broadway– get there early, grab a hot chocolate and enjoy New York… Read more »
We are usually away for Thanksgiving, but this year we are at home and Mac’s parents and one of his brothers are visiting. I love decorating the house for the holidays. These table decorations caught my eye so I wanted to share. I like that idea of candles and pumpkins in an old box.
Traditionally, now is the time that I start bulbs for the holiday season. I purchase Paperwhites from White Flower Farm and start planting now and again in a few weeks so that I have blooms up until Christmas both at home and at the studio. The Paperwhites look attractive both planted in shallow containers, or placed in a tall glass vase on… Read more »
Creative Groove Studio is a place where creativity rocks! They offer the following fun and highly interactive classes in art, music and dance for 1–4 year olds: Baby ArtBeats (14−20 months) and Toddler ArtBeats (18 mths-3 yrs) — these classes combine music and art and engage all of the senses in a fun and age-appropriate way; Bailemos-Let’s Dance… Read more »
I have started thinking about what kind of chemicals are in the makeup that I use, and so far have changed my foundation and mascara to less toxic options. The Skin Deep database from the EWG is a great resource for researching your favorite products to find out what’s in them, and how they rate for toxicity. Goop has an informative… Read more »
I worked on the backyard last weekend, packing away the cushions and the mini fountain (useless for the second year in a row). We have lights out there year round which makes it very cozy in the winter. As well as string lights on the tree, I have a terracotta “globe” with holes in it that I set up… Read more »