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Grand Cascades Resort- Northern Jersey's Perfect Family Vacation!

By debraferrie

If I could sum up Grand Cascades Lodge in two words, it'd be "absolutely beautiful!" My kids on the other hand say "totally awesome!"  So combine those two, add in the fact that you can get to Grand Cascades in about an hour from New York City and you've got the perfect place for a family vaca... Read More

Adventureland, Long Island- New Coaster plus Classic Family Fun!

By debraferrie

There's a reason Adventureland has been around so long! It's classic amusement park fun. It's Long Island's biggest and best amusement park with rides for kids of all ages and an easy drive for all Long Islander's and anyone from the 5 boroughs. My kids are 14, 12 and 8 and I've been taking them... Read More

NY Family Fun at Country Place Resort and Zoom Flume Waterpark in the Catskills

By debraferrie

When you want to relax and spend time with the family, there's nothing like some time in the mountains at a family resort! Why we've never stayed at an inclusive resort before, I'll never know. But now I know why they are so popular for families- all your FUN is included ( not to mention 2 meals a d... Read More

Keeping Little Ones Busy: Entertainment Ideas for Summer in NYC

By savannahmarie

School is out, and while the teachers are celebrating with 5 o’clock margaritas, moms are trying to find a way to replicate the structure of the school year. There’s plenty of pressure to keep kids learning through the summer. Enrichment opportunities abound in NYC, but not everything has to be ... Read More

Hershey- Beyond the Park- More Chocolately FUN throughout the town

By debraferrie

Hershey is really more than a park, it's a whole area of attractions for fun loving families, especially ones who love chocolate (who doesn't?). I've heard it called the "Disney of the Northeast" and I agree. Plus it's an easy drive for so many of us, so what's not to love? Though the park is t... Read More

Hershey Park Happy! New Glow Coaster and More Reasons to Visit This Summer

By debraferrie

Nothing says summer vacation like a family road trip to Hershey Park for thrill rides on 13 coasters and of course, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. We just spent three fun days in Hershey and according to my kids, it's not only the sweetest place on earth (Hershey's motto) but "one of th... Read More

Peconic River Herb Farm- Gardens, Treasures and more!

By debraferrie

I recently decided to stop at the Peconic River Herb Farm for the first time. I wasn't looking for herbs, so if you're saying " I don't need herbs" , please read on. PRHF is MUCH more than herbs.  Located in Calverton, near Riverhead, it's a great stop for an hour or so on your way out east to ei... Read More

A Guide to Father’s Day in New York City

By savannahmarie

The day is rapidly approaching, the day you take a break from your standard routine and celebrate the fathers in your life. Whether they’re the father of your children, your own father or someone who’s played a role in making you who you are today, fathers deserve a little recognition too. This ... Read More

10 Style Hacks to Get Your NYC Home Ready for Spring

By savannahmarie

Between television and Pinterest, magazines and advertisements, it’s hard to escape dream-home envy. It’s not just the fantastic furniture or couture counter tops, it’s the perfectly styled gallery walls and artfully arranged tchotchkes. While it would take a large wad of cash to purchase a... Read More

Spring Style Guide for Busy Moms

By savannahmarie

Ok, it’s finally starting to warm up, so away go the heavy sweaters and winter coats! Yay! Of course, as a mom, it can be hard to find the time to freshen up your own style for a new season. Luckily, you don’t need a whole new wardrobe or a weekend shopping expedition to make it happen. Layer... Read More