Holiday Traditions: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 23, 2014

  One of our favorite holiday traditions is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The floats are beautiful, the balloons massive, the entertainment spectacular, and the characters and celebrities are sure to delight every family member. Tips for the Day Send to Kindle

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#Take5minutes4breastcancer Video Challenge

October 31, 2014

A Breast Cancer Tribute Organized by Our Local Boys Soccer Teams As part of their campaign during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Sole Ryeders & Friends has introduced the #Take5minutes4breastcancer Video Challenge.  This is such a beautiful tribute to raise money for such an important cause! Send to Kindle

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Two Extraordinary Writers Who Inspire

October 21, 2014

Text Me, Love Mom by Candace Allan We were honored recently to host a reading for Two Extraordinary Writers Who Inspire other women to find their voice.  Over 50 women attended our “Wine and Women of Words” evening.  The highlight of this get-together was readings from Candace Allan, who has just published the memoir Text Me, Love Mom, from Iguana Books, and Kristina Bicher, who has published a poetry chapbook, Just Now Alive, from Finishing Line Press. The goal of this evening was about empowering women to find their voice by hearing from two women who had done just that and in different […]

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An Extraordinary Way to Give Back to Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan: # StepForward

September 19, 2014

A few months ago we wrote about our close friend Lizza Clark and local students raising money for Typhoon Haiyan Victims. Now another dear friend is supporting this important cause in an extraordinary way.  Christine Duque has helped to create an Extraordinary Way to Give Back to her home country.  Born in the Philippines, Christine came to the United States at the age of 15 to study opera at Oberlin Conservatory of Music.  After graduating from college, she initially pursued a career as a singer and worked with various young artists’ programs, singing professionally at prestigious venues and with such acclaimed […]

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July 30, 2014

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy.  An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like […]

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Saluting Our Heroes! Planes: Fire & Rescue

July 18, 2014

  Saluting Our Heroes! Planes: Fire & Rescue presented us with a teachable moment as we asked our children to appreciate those who overcome great odds to keep us safe from fires and other weather disasters. Yet again Disney provides excellent family entertainment while emphasizing some important life lessons. Our children cheered with delight when they heard that Planes: Fire & Rescue, the new 3D computer-animated sequel to Planes, was dedicated to our brave American firefighters.  Dusty Crop Hopper, the voice of Dane Cook from the original Planes movie, decides he needs to help his hometown by becoming a firefighter to secure the certificate […]

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Reliving Our Childhood With The MOMs’ Screening of Legends of Oz

May 7, 2014

Reliving our childhood with the MOMs’ screening of Legends of Oz became the highlight of our week. When friends Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, media professionals who run the MOMs, a social media marketing agency, invited us to bring our daughter to the viewing party of Legends of Oz: Dorothy Returns, we jumped at the chance. Send to Kindle

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Sitting Pretty With #STEAM

April 27, 2014

Sitting Pretty With #STEAM is what our nation needs to secure our competitive advantage. Our country’s future economy will be based upon our ability to innovate in science, technology, engineering and math, the ever popular STEM. Combine this skill set with America’s artistic talent to create STEAM and we will continue to be ahead of the curve. Send to Kindle

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