Cirque du Soleil Dralion Ticket Giveaway!

Dralion Ticket Giveaway

Cirque du Soleil Dralion is coming to Albany October 2-5, 2014! From October 2-5, 2014, Albany will have an opportunity to experience this unique and colorful Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the Times Union Center for six performances only.  Tickets for the shows are available at www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or by calling 1-800-745-3000. About the show Fusing the 3000 year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleil, Dralion(pronounced “Dra-lee-on”) draws its inspiration from {Read More}

Father’s Day Photo Session Giveaway from MGOLDENPHOTO

Father's Day Photo Session Giveaway

There’s something so sweet about pictures of kids and their daddies.  It’s beautiful to see the most masculine of men melt while holding their child, and to watch the subtle interactions between dad and his kiddos.  I adore hearing my husband read books to our kids and try to adjust his voice to match each and every character.  Dads are pretty awesome and we think they deserve a little love. One of our newest photographer friends Meaghan Golden of MGOLDENPHOTO.COM is offering {Read More}

Eenie Meenie Music Spring 2014 Music Together® Class Session Giveaway!

Eenie Meenie Music Giveaway Spring

We’re happy to be back with another major giveaway; a full semester of Music Together® classes with Eenie Meenie Music! — Would you like to learn how to see and support your child’s musical development? Do you want to share the joy of music-making with your children? Want to shake your booty with your baby and have lots of fun? Eenie Meenie Music offers Music Together® family classes in Saratoga and Washington counties in upstate eastern NY. Music Together Spring 2014 Semester Info Temple Sinai, {Read More}

GTS Review and Giveaway

GTS Giveaway

GTS (Greater Than Sports) is a lifestyle clothing company located in Saratoga Springs.  They’ve created a line of pretty awesome apparel that keeps up with your lifestyle; whether at the gym, in a yoga class or in the preschool pickup line.  I love to workout in their clothes and I love to hangout in their clothes.  Their ‘Best Damn Yoga Pants’ are my absolute favorite gym pants.  Good workout pants in my opinion stay put with no fuss.  I put {Read More}

Eenie Meenie Music Winter 2014 Music Together® Class Session Giveaway!

Eenie Meenie Music Giveaway Spring

We’re happy to be back with another major giveaway; a full semester of Music Together® classes with Eenie Meenie Music! – My daughter Angie (3) still talks about her Music Together classes with teacher Sylvia and the Music Together CD is still a family favorite.   The 45 minute classes were just long enough and we enjoyed mingling with the other parents/grandparents and kids.  As a musician and music lover, I enjoyed taking the class with Angie and helping her develop an early {Read More}

All About: Amazing Athletes plus Giveaway!

Amazing Athletes of the Capital Region

Amazing Athletes is a year-round developmental sports and fitness program for children 2-6 years old.  The program teaches children the basic fundamentals and mechanics of 9 different sports and incorporates activities proven to build and mature a child’s motor development, hand-eye coordination and cardiovascular fitness.  Each class also incorporate two sports, activities to promote stretching and muscle tone, and games and obstacle courses to keep your child moving while having a blast. We met owner Jessica Perrott recently at an Amazing {Read More}

Family Day at the Saratoga Festival of Trees Plus Giveaway!

Festival of Trees Ticket Giveaway

It’s time again for the annual Festival of Trees in Saratoga!  This event is a family-favorite and a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season.  The Festival of Trees transforms the Saratoga City Center each year into a magical winter wonderland. Helping Neighbors in Need We’re especially fond of the Saratoga Festival of Trees because in addition to being a fun holiday affair, your admission to the festival helps area families in need via Catholic Charities.  Whether it’s counseling {Read More}

Photography Workshop with Ashley Brown: Review and Giveaway!

Photography Workshop with Ashley Brown

Last month, SaratogaMama Magazine contributor Angela Thomas and myself had the opportunity to participate in a private mentoring photography workshop with Ashley Brown. We have both had our digital SLR cameras for some time and have taken courses on how to use the functions on them, but we felt like we weren’t fully utilizing our knowledge to capture great pictures of the kids in our family. So we were very excited to have the opportunity to work with Ashley and get some {Read More}

Keira Lemonis Photography Review and Holiday Session Giveaway

Keira Lemonis Photography Slider

I’ve had the privilege of working with many amazing local photographers; all of whom I recommend to friends.  This year, we chose Keira Lemonis Photography for our annual family photo session because I just fell in love with her unique and creative style.  Our family is colorful, in many ways and I think Keira did a fantastic job of capturing that! Location I wanted this year’s photo’s to be different and a departure from the traditional.  The location we chose is {Read More}

Eenie Meenie Music Fall 2013 Music Together® Class Session Giveaway!

Eenie Meenie Music Giveaway Spring

We’re happy to be back with another major giveaway; a full semester of Music Together® classes with Eenie Meenie Music! – We did a summer Music Together session with Eenie Meenie Music and Angie had a blast!  She now adores listening to the Music Together CD because it’s all the songs she recognizes from class.  We always looked forward to attending the weekly 45-minute session and teacher Sylvia was really terrific!  As a musician and music lover, I enjoyed taking {Read More}