If you and your family are planning a weekend trip to a nearby city or are everyday city dwellers, provide a fun day for your little ones by creating an urban scavenger hunt. Take advantage of one of these urban treasure hunt ideas the next time you’re out and about in the city.
One of the draws of urban centers is plenty of available opportunities to check out interesting…Continue
Added by Kim Lopez on June 6, 2017 at 6:31am — No Comments
Guess where went a couple weeks ago?!
New York City!!
On the first day of our trip to New York we went to see the Statue of Liberty and the immigration museum on Ellis Island. Then we took a walking tour of slavery and the underground railroad. That was poignant and fascinating. In the evening we went to see the Broadway production of The Color Purple. The talent was incredible…Continue
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The sun is shining and the warm breeze is blowing... this is the perfect time for water play! Sure, you can put the sprinklers on in your backyard... or you could visit one of these 14 Splashtastic Water Parks in Illinois! No setup or cleanup necessary - music to a parent's ears!
CoCo Key Water Resort (Rockford, IL)
I love wearing ridiculously high heels. You know, the kind that make you cringe in anguish with each step taken after a short while of wear. Regrettably, as I age, my threshold because shorter and shorter.
The pain is never a deterrent for me. Nope, I suffer willingly. I ignore the toe-crushing sensations and the scorching agony that begins in the balls of my feet and shoots up my calves. I suck it up. At barely 5'3, I NEED the shoes. They give me a commanding presence.…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on November 19, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
In this story, which crosses over from the literary to women’s fiction to romance, Steward takes us to 1970s Manhattan, home of the sophisticated and the elite. There, we meet Dana McGarry.
Dana has everything — a successful job…Continue
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Genre: Literary Fiction
Author: Lynn Steward
Purchase on …Continue
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The Book of Thoth is volume II in Paul Leone’s Vatican Vampire Hunters series. Unlike the first book, which takes place in London, this one takes place in New York City, where not only criminals and the Russian mafia but also demon vampires roam the streets, preying on the innocent.
One night, beautiful Manhattan socialite Nicole Van…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on November 12, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments
In the summer of 2041, 71-year-old Diane O’Connor invites Friar Antonio Ortiz to her home in Queens. The reason is nothing short of mysterious: she has a request for him, which entails giving him a letter and a recording…Continue
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Out of tragedies come heroes and miracles…
At 9:59 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Diane O’Connor’s life as a firefighter’s wife changes forever, shattering her faith. Four decades later, a note still hangs on her kitchen cabinet in Queens,…
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments
We took the kids to NYC yesterday. We've never been as a family because the idea of taking three small children to the city drew strikingly similar fears to being covered in honey and laid over an ant hill.
But they're old enough now that we don't have to haul around strollers and diaper bags and 400 pounds of assorted travel necessities and since we had a free Saturday and we only live a short train ride away from the…
Added by America's Next Top Mommy on February 23, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
You may know her from gracing the covers of the top fashion magazines in the New York fashion world during the 1980’s and 90’s. If you missed that, you may have seen her in various advertisements and television commercials such as: Revlon Clairol and Avon.
In fact, one of her sites reported “before Vera Wang became a national symbol for creativity and success, she (Wanakee) was a talented and spirited fashion editor for …Continue
Added by Tunya Griffin on October 28, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Our Summer Madness was such a roaring success we promised you to make it Boys Be Cool’s seasonal fixture. You’ve been waiting anxiously and patiently and now we are giving you the smashing Fall Madness - Gift Away Extravaganza, BIGGER and BETTER than before! Circle this date in gold! September 21st,…Continue
Added by Julia Angel on September 19, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments
By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & Entertaining
You couldn’t erect a home without a strong foundation, so why would you host a party without the same attention to detail and substance? First, you must determine the theme. Try to be specific. Instead of Halloween go with antebellum Gothic. A baby shower becomes Lions, Tigers, and Twins, Oh My! Next, make your…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 2, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments
So happy to be here. Please come visit my blog: http://twoprincebakerytheater.blogspot.com/. We visited the set of the Martha Stewart Show during the Craft Hour Show. We are also hosting a giveaway! Thanks. Dorangela
Added by Dorangela M. Bobet on April 17, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments
Fri April 15, 2011 / 12:30pm - 2:30pm @ Metrominis (821 Park Ave @75th, NY 10021)
In celebration of Josie Brown's latest novel, THE BABY PLANNER, NYC Baby Planner, Ingrid Prueher, is hosting an event at Metrominis. The two hour event will be catered by Creative Concepts NYC. Of course, Josie will be reading from her latest novel, THE BABY PLANNER (Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books).
AFTERWARDS, YOU WILL:
- Be treated to the latest in haute tot…Continue
Added by Ingrid Prueher - Baby Planner on April 2, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments
Last week, my daughter Thea and I were invited by Party City to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina to attend a four-day/eight-parties weekend extravaganza. The sponsored series of events included attending a Football Kickoff Party, a Baby Shower, a Carnival, a Spongebob Birthday Party, a Rock Star Party, a Halloween Party, an Oscar Worthy Movie Night and a Girls Night-In Party. Whew, I am exhausted but…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on March 25, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Once upon a time I lived in the city. I lived in New York way before Carrie Bradshaw and her merry followers took the city by storm in their Jimmy Choos and…Continue
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