Date Night At The Garden!

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Before my husband and I became parents, we had date night just about every night of the week. I would come home from work and he would say something like “hey there’s a new restaurant. Want to check it out?”  My response was always “yes” especially since I didn’t do much cooking back then. Now our lives are different. I do a lot of cooking at home and our date nights aren’t on the spur anymore. They’re scheduled. So when a certain players’ wife offered us tickets to yesterday’s Knicks game we jumped at the chance to go. We had a fabulous time. We had … [Read more...]

Spring Is In The Air!

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I know it's just one warm day but so what. I'm excited that it's nice outside and I'm excited to be alive. Now, I'm gonna take the babies to the park to have some fun. Later, I'll be meeting with a friend and then a trip to the hair salon. After that - date night! … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About Baby Nurses Plus My Comments on Sheknows.com!

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If you’re an expectant mom or know one, check out Elaina Verhoff’s article on baby nurses on sheknows.com. In the article you’ll learn what is a baby nurse and where to find one. You’ll also see my comments on what to look for in a baby nurse and what qualities to avoid! Click here for article: http://www.pregnancyandbaby.com/baby/articles/966081/baby-nurses … [Read more...]

Having Fun While Giving To Charity!

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This past weekend my husband was in Vegas. Yes, Vegas! Initially, I wasn’t thrilled about the idea of him going to Sin City but it was all for a good cause. He won ringside boxing seats through an online charity auction called charitybuzz.com. Through the auction, he also got the chance to hangout with some of the boxing commentators like Al Bernstein, Steve Albert, Jim Gray and Paulie Malignaggi. The best part is the proceeds from the auction went to benefit the Brent Shapiro Foundation, an organization to help to help drug addicted teens. So if you’re … [Read more...]

Some Gender Sterotypes Are Real

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When my husband is sick I do my best to take care of him. I do. I bring him tea, soup, whatever he wants even though he only appears to have a papercut, lol. Today I am sick and I have had to ask him several times for breakfast. I asked him to get me a bagel with cream cheese and a cup of tea. It took 15 minutes or longer for me to get the food. When it finally came the bagel was not toasted and the tea was unsweetened (I take sugar in my tea). Perhaps I am asking for too much. In either case, like most women I am strong and will get through it. He did eventually sweeten the tea and toast the … [Read more...]

Home Decor: Adding Some Finishing Touches

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When you’re a busy mom, sometimes you don’t have the time or energy to pay attention to the details in your home. So every weekend for the next few weeks, I’ll be purchasing some much needed items for my home beginning with the master bath. For that I went to Restoration Hardware and got an entire line of bathroom accessories including wall décor. Wall décor is an easy way to dress up any space. Now, I just need to work on getting my husband to put it up! … [Read more...]

First In Fashion!

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At yesterday’s Commander-In-Chief Ball, the First Lady Michelle Obama, stole the show in this ruby colored chiffon and velvet gown designed by Jason Wu.  It’s all everyone’s talking about! More show stopping looks from the First Lady: … [Read more...]

Celebrating With Friends!

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Since getting married I haven’t spent as much time with my single girlfriends. Things got worse after I became a mom. Relationships with women can be complicated and be even more complicated when spouses and children enter the picture.   The fact is, though, women need other women.  So we’ve decided to get together more often no matter how much our lives have changed or how busy we have all become. So this past weekend we got together to celebrate a friend’s birthday and had a fabulous time. Looking forward to many more celebrations with friends! … [Read more...]

Cute Photos Of The Week!

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The last few days have been pretty cold in here in NYC. So we stayed in quite a bit, but never had a dull moment. The kids rode their tricycles, played with Megabloks, and had fun together squeezing in the tunnel. My favorite item though is the Alpine Tunnel Slide I bought them last year from the Children’s Factory. It’s a pricey but fun item that never gets old and a lifesaver on cold weather days! … [Read more...]

Out To Lunch!

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After caring for the kids for more than 6 months without a nanny, I have finally decided to make some changes. A family member of mine will now be helping me with the kids full time. . Thanks to her, on Tuesday I was able to run an errand and meet up with my husband for lunch. Of course when I got home, I resumed my normal mommy duties. Fixed a snack, had storytime with the kids and gave piggyback rides. … [Read more...]