The Local Moms Network Book Club Interview: Tessa Wegert

The Local Moms Network Book Club Interview: Tessa Wegert

  For our first 2021 book for The Local Moms Network Book Club, we’ve gone with an author who lives in CT, where The Local Moms Network was founded! Author Tessa Wegert is a mom of two (ages 12 and 14) and she recently released murder mystery novel, The Dead...

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Recently, Bre Haizlip (“Dr. Bre”) gave an end of year motivational Zoom talk to the moms of The Local Moms Network. We all loved her down-to-earth advice and her commit to helping woman. For this week’s Meet a Mom interview, we spoke to Dr. Bre about her counseling...

Open Call for Artists: Small Works — Process and Reality

Open Call for Artists: Small Works — Process and Reality

Calling all artists! The Art Closet Gallery recently announced a call to artists for an upcoming exhibit, January 30, 2021-February 26th, 2001. This includes a call for artwork of all medias, including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, sculptures in an...

Meet a Mom: Lifestyle Brand Founder Kimberly Snyder

Meet a Mom: Lifestyle Brand Founder Kimberly Snyder

Kimberly Snyder is this week’s Meet a Mom! We love highlighting female founders, especially ones that are in the business of helping other women, and that certainly describes Kimberly. She’s the founder of Solluna, a lifestyle brand which incorporates so many areas of...

Where to Go Ice Skating in Westchester

Where to Go Ice Skating in Westchester

Winter sports are on everyone's mind. And while things are very limited these days, there are several ice skating rinks that are open for both public skating and lessons. Check out the list below for more info: Where to Go Ice Skating in Westchester Outdoor Bear...

9 New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

9 New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

Cheers to 2021, from our families to yours! And a special toast to you, Moms, for shepherding your herd through everything that you've been thrown. We hope you've been able to find true silver linings, from more quality time together to gratitude. Here's a shortlist...

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas

Bummed about having to stay close to home this holiday season? We hear you. So many of our us are skipping family travel for the holidays or winter break. We hope these “staycation” ideas give you inspiration for this week, and the rest of the winter. Hide Those...

Holidays on the Hill: Lasdon Train Show

Holidays on the Hill: Lasdon Train Show

Have you visited Holiday on the Hill this season? Taking place until December 31st, visitors can enjoy the magic of the season in 2400 square feet of decorated space in the Lasdon Conservatory. This year, they have expanded their display to include more than 350 feet...

How You Can Help Vulnerable Neighbors Stay Warm with One Warm Coat

How You Can Help Vulnerable Neighbors Stay Warm with One Warm Coat

On the first day of winter, more Americans are facing the prospect of surviving the dangerous cold weather without a warm winter coat. Because of the economic crisis created by COVID-19, the national nonprofit One Warm Coat experienced a 50 percent decrease in the...

Gift-Wrapping 101

Gift-Wrapping 101

Expert tips to master the art of gift wrapping this holiday season.

The Nice List: Holiday Musical Featuring Broadway Artists

The Nice List: Holiday Musical Featuring Broadway Artists

This Christmas, some Broadway artists came together virtually to create “The Nice List” An original 45-minute holiday family musical with 6 original songs (including "Always a Holiday" and "They're All Naughty"). Harnessing the benefits of the Zoom Era, The Nice List...

DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs

DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs

  Hot chocolate bombs are having a moment, and with good reason. They're a perfect stocking stuffer, they're cute enough to be Instagram-worthy, and they're delicious. We love this simple DIY version from The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano. Order...

Winter Wonderland Inspiration

Winter Wonderland Inspiration

We’re all celebrating in different ways this year, but we also all have the same “mom goal” as we do for every holiday—make the holidays magical. That’s why when we saw these gorgeous photos from New Canaan, CT-based lifestyle expert Caryn Antonini, we knew we had to...

Recipe: Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs

Recipe: Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs

We are loving this Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter and Herbs from  CatwithaK Cooks! Kathleen (Kat) Ashmore is a mom of two and a contributor to New Canaan-Darien Moms, and she shares healthy, easy and delicious recipes on her food blog. This upgraded holiday...

Female-Founded Gift Guide: Emilie Heathe

Female-Founded Gift Guide: Emilie Heathe

Recently, we shared one of our favorite new brands, Emilie Heathe and its lovely founder, Emily Rudman, with you. (Read our Meet a Mom here.) So when we decided to focus our gift guide series on female-founded brands, we knew we wanted to include this luxe, curated...

Female Founded Gift Guide: Walker & Wade

Female Founded Gift Guide: Walker & Wade

This year, we have chosen a few of our favorite female-founded brands to spotlight for the holidays. We hope you will consider supporting these small, mom-owned businesses as you do your shopping. First up? Walker&Wade, a super chic brand known for bright,...

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell

Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell

Have you been watching the new “Saved By the Bell”? To put it simply, this is the show 2020 needs—a healthy dose of humor and nostalgia, and a perfect choice to watch together as a family. We spoke with Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, who became a familiar face to 80s and...

Easy and Delicious Hannukah Recipes

Easy and Delicious Hannukah Recipes

Happy Hannukah to all who celebrate! Whether you’re connecting with family via Zoom, getting together a small group or hosting a holiday meal outside, these recipes will help make this Hannukah memorable. From latkes to brisket, there is something for everyone....

Westchester Holiday Gift Guide

Westchester Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe it's the end of 2020? As we wind down the year, we wanted to share some of our favorite items for mom, the kids, dad, and the family featuring some local retailers in Westchester and beyond. We hope you enjoy and support this holiday season. Jump to a...

Holiday Magic at the Westchester Winter Wonderland

Holiday Magic at the Westchester Winter Wonderland

The holidays are going to look a lot differently this year but that doesn't mean that the magic has to stop. This year, the Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza, presented by Westchester Medical Center Health Network, offers a way for...

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Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Recently, Bre Haizlip (“Dr. Bre”) gave an end of year motivational Zoom talk to the moms of The Local Moms Network. We all loved her down-to-earth advice and her commit to helping woman. For this week’s Meet a Mom interview, we spoke to Dr. Bre about her counseling...

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