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Living in the tri-state area, we are incredibly lucky to be surrounded by abundant nature. There is rarely a shortage of things to do outside, from the mountains to the ocean. Especially now that we are finally closing the door on winter, we can get out and enjoy it! There are several beautiful places right […]

10 Westchester County Parks & Preserves Your Family Should Visit

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Water rushing over the Croton Gorge Dam in Croton Gorge Park.

This “new normal” really sucks; I’m not gonna lie. I’ve wallowed and raged as much as the next girl but, really, that only gets us so far. In fact, it pretty much gets us nowhere. So, while we’ve all got a bazillion balls we’re juggling in the confined air of our homes, here are some […]

Love in the Time of Corona: 25 ways to keep your family occupied during quarantine

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Summer is a big deal in our house. Well, I guess it is in most houses really. But, seriously, we pack as much fun as we can into those few months as we humanly can. And, this year was no different. However, I did start a project the Saturday before Memorial Day documenting the 101 […]

101 Days of Summer – Candid New York Family Photographer

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Hudson Valley, Haverstraw Marina, yellow beach ball, twins, brother and sister, summer fun, kids swimming

Each year I have these grand ideas of capturing something totally spooky or fantasy-filled on Halloween Night. In our village, Halloween is a big deal. Read: A very BIG deal. But, unfailingly each year, my grandiose plans fail. Here’s why. Just as with all things kid-related, the kids are the ones running the show. And, […]

Trick or Treat Photo Tips – Rockland County Photographer

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