Art

Don’t You Love Hoda? Check Out Her New Book #Wherewebelong #Mamarazzi

January 25, 2016

Don’t you love Hoda? Check out her new book #Wherewebelong ! We were so honored to attend the MAMARAZZI The Moms book-signing for Hoda Kotb’s most recent book, #WhereWeBelong.  Already a New York Times best-selling author, Kotb has co-hosted the fourth hour of Today since 2008 and has received three Emmy’s for her work. Over a fantastic lunch at the Hunt & Fish Club in #NYC, Hoda inspired us with her breathtaking story of surviving both divorce and cancer.  She wears a ring that says, “Forward,” to help keep her centered every day.  In this book that she wrote with […]

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New Year’s and Our Three Favorite Causes

December 30, 2015

Donating to favorite causes always comes to mind as the year draws to a close. Every year, in fact, the last few weeks on the calendar turn out to be some of the biggest giving days.  So we wanted to highlight three of our favorite charitable causes. One of our favorite worthwhile causes is Bread of Life, a Branch of Giving Tree Global.  Bread of Life is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation based in Rye, New York, that focuses on feeding the hungry in our area.  The charity meets the urgent supply needs of food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens throughout southern Westchester […]

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Go See I Dream Too Much Debut at the Manhattan Film Festival

June 3, 2015

Go see I Dream Too Much when it debuts on opening night at the Manhattan Film Festival on June 12th. Enjoying the I Dream Too Much SWSX Premiere We are so excited that this fantastic film, which we covered in a recent post, will now be screening in our area.  You might remember that we really enjoyed attending the premiere at SXSW in Austin in March, where we not only met the cast but also connected with screenwriter Katie Cokinos, producer Jay Thames and executive producer Rick Linklater (who also produced the Oscar-nominated feature Boyhood). Send to Kindle

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Whiteface Lodge: A Majestic Resort

April 6, 2015

If you are looking for gorgeous views and luxurious accommodations, consider visiting Whiteface Lodge: A Majestic Resort in Lake Placid, New York.  Whiteface Lodge is a fantastic year-round resort that works perfectly for a couple’s weekend, a girls’ get-away or a family holiday.  The ample property features plenty of fun for every age and taste. Whiteface Lodge: A Majestic Resort in Lake Placid, New York As you enter the front of the lodge, you are charmed by the warm and inviting foyer, and the helpful staff is ready to grant your every wish.  We had the pleasure of visiting in February, when Lake […]

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Check Out I Dream Too Much: A Film for Women by Women

March 16, 2015

Check out I Dream Too Much, a film for women by women and the debut of the movie production company Pantheon of Women (POW).  I Dream Too Much, written by Houston writer Katie Cokinos and Executive Produced by Rick Linklater (Boyhood), will premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, today.  We are so excited to attend the initial screening! While we were living in Houston, we had the pleasure of meeting Alicia Goodrow, one of the founders of POW, through a mutual friend.  Local Houston, in fact, just honored Alicia Goodrow, along with her co-founders Donna Cole and Deborah Kainer, who together launched […]

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If Not Now, When: On-line Learning

February 19, 2015

 Photo Credit: Steve Johnson/Flickr If Not Now, When: On-line Learning Welcome to guest blogger, Kristina Bicher, one of our first good friends in our hometown.  Kristina Bicher is a poet and mom living in the New York metropolitan area.  She has published a chapbook, Just Now Alive, and numerous poems in literary journals, as well as a recent article in The Atlantic on on-line learning.  Thanks to Kristina for the wonderful post on the latest innovation in education: on-line courses. Send to Kindle

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Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful

January 7, 2015

Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful The last time we visited Cincinnati was over ten years ago, as part of our family baseball tour.  Recently we traveled to Cincinnati twice on business and were surprised at the changes.  We think it is truly under-rated! Cincinnati’s visually striking mix of bridges over the winding Ohio River, combined with the unique urban architecture downtown, offers up a winning combination of the old and new.  We found a wide variety of historic parks and art museums nestled among very hip restaurants and hotels.  And don’t forget the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, which […]

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An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction!

December 16, 2014

The Extraordinary Irving Harper Witness An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction for the first time ever! You know how we love art, so we are really excited to attend the Irving Harper Auction at the Rye Art Center on Saturday, January 10th from 5-7pm.  Please join us if you can to help support the incredible range of classes, programs, exhibits, and workshops for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds that the Rye Art Center provides to the Westchester Community. Harper, Untitled, Guernica Send to Kindle

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