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Women in Emerging Digital Leadership

March 23, 2016

Women In Emerging Digital Leadership was the subject of a recent panel discussion that we were honored to moderate for International Women’s Day on March 8th.  Over 85 women attended.  The goal of our event was to empower women to be inspired no matter what stage of their career they were in and also to see if  there is local interest in starting a networking group for women in innovation.   Rye TV Video on Women In Emerging Digital Leadership Our friend and neighbor Margot Clark-Junkins wrote an incredible piece for our local paper, The Rye Record, on the highlights […]

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Two Times Is a Dream at Whiteface Lodge

March 15, 2016

Our family truly feels that the perfect vacation is Two Times Is A Dream At Whiteface Lodge.  This February, we again enjoyed the luxurious accommodations and many special amenities during our son’s state ski competition at Whiteface Mountain. Send to Kindle

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Life as a #Ski Racer Mom @BerkshireEast

February 27, 2016

We thought you might enjoy our video blog: life as a ski racer mom.  We want to give a shout-out to moms of athletes the world over and say how we applaud your commitment and your composure! Who says more prayers, the mom whose child is skiing down an icy and rutted race course at at least 40 miles an hour or the one whose child is making a header in a soccer tournament or the one whose son is engaged in a wrestling match?  All sports can make a parent’s heart stand still, and you pray with every ounce of your being that […]

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Beso Del Sol, Berkshire East and Blue Apron #BesoBowl

February 7, 2016

  Three of our favorite things for Super Bowl weekend this year are Beso Del Sol, Blue Apron and Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont, Massachusetts. As you know from many of our past blogs, our family just loves Super Bowl because all the festivities around the game create great opportunities for family fun and bonding. Beso Del Sol This year we kicked off Super Bowl Weekend by hosting a Beso Del Sol sampling event at our beloved ski hill, Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont, Massachusetts. Over 93 friends enjoyed this wonderfully refreshing adult beverage. It is both low in calories and low […]

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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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Family Trip to Philadelphia: A City of Great History and Culture

April 13, 2015

  A Family Trip to Philadelphia offers an opportunity to expose your kids to some important history and culture.  While our family is lucky enough to have relatives there, we would love visiting Philadelphia anyway, for this historic city is the birthplace of our country.  With its rich history and important cultural institutions, this extraordinary city makes for a truly spectacular vacation for any family. We think you should plan on spending at least three or four days there in order to have enough time to enjoy all of the historic sites, world-renowned museums and fun sporting events.  We’ve found that […]

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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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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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