Shining Child : Gabriella Stein

Gabriella Stein is a 9-year-old girl with a huge heart. She enjoys making others happy and on her 9th birthday she decided to give back to one of our local animal shelters in a big way.

Her generosity has made her our Shining Child for the month of August.

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Author Spotlight: Trace Wilkins Francis

Local Long Island Momee and Author, Trace Wilkins Francis brings smiles and excitement to families with her children’s book series, The Real Life Adventures of Jo-Jo Bean.

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You can not help but fall in love with The Real Life Adventures of Jo Jo Bean. The book Birthday Bubbles brings the excitement of a child’s birthday with a great lesson in the end. The music accompanied with this book/ cd combo is not only catchy but so fun to listen, sing-along and dance to. It has become a family favorite in our house and I know your kids will love to read it along with you, too!

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Places to take a picture with Santa- 2015

It is that time of the year to take our kids to see Santa!

Every child loves the idea of going to see Jolly Old Saint Nick but, when they get there will the reaction be the same?

Where do you go to visit Santa? Here is a list of places to go across Long Island.

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Holiday Toy List -2015

 Every year we all search for the coolest and most popular toys for our kids. Which toys will be on top of your list this holiday season?

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Here are some we think will WOW all the kids on your list no matter their age. Whether your child likes the latest tech toys, interactive pets, musical toys, dolls, family board games or action figures we have searched the internet to find some of the most popular items to make shopping a bit easier.

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Piñata Pumpkin Patch Cake: Baskin-Robbins

Baskin-Robbins has us covered with a festive cake to bring to your Halloween Party!

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On the outside you have an adorable Jack O’ Lantern shaped ice cream cake. And on the inside you have a festive surprise that all candy lovers will enjoy.

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Michelle Lynn Designs

Shop at Mini Monet in Sayville to buy these great Handmade Gifts by Michelle Brand.

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Michelle Brand is a local artist who was born and raised in Suffolk County, Long Island. “Since she was a little girl she was always creative and inspired by everything around her. Nature, colors, patterns, people and the ocean are her biggest inspiration.Art that interests her most is oil painting, watercolors and metal smithing /enamel Jewelry.”  

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Winter 2014 Family Theatre

The holiday season is approaching us and the holidays will be here before we know it.

Support our local theatres and see some great shows that celebrate the holiday season and are made for families to enjoy.

I highly recommend taking your family to any one of these productions listed below:

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