wineUdesign – Nassau County’s Winery

Looking to open your eyes to winemaking?

Grapes are due in soon and now is the time at wineUdesign in Hicksville!

That’s right! I said, Hicksville in Nassau County has a winery and once you visit you will want to visit again and again. You will feel like you are part of their family… Salute!

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Silly McGilly

Our new favorite St. Patrick’s Day Tradition!

DON’T JUST BE SILLY THIS ST. PATRICK’S DAY, BE SILLY McGILLY! 

“St. Patrick’s Day Fun for your Wee Little One” Silly McGilly is intended for families with young children between the ages of 3 and 9. Because on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish and we are loving this adorable tale.

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Sugar and the Candy Tree by Michelle Doxsee

Bring a local families Easter Tradition into your home with this adorable book set inspired by one little girls dream of a candy tree!

Sugar And The Candy Tree” is a 32-page picture book that tells the tale of a little girl, named Sugar, who has a big imagination and loves dreaming of candy. One day she gets the most amazing, outstanding, scrumbly-yum-tious idea that any thinker has ever thought of. She is going to grow a candy tree! She tries to tell her friends and family about her amazing idea, but she soon realizes that everyone in the whole wide world is too busy for dreams and she is ready to give up. Just then, she thinks of the Easter Bunny! He’s a candy expert. Maybe he could help! Will the Easter Bunny be able to help Sugar make her dream come true?

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Festive Houses on Long Island that are giving back to the community!

This past Saturday night my family and I had the best time singing Christmas songs and looking at local houses who decorate so beautifully for Christmas.

Not only did the houses that we visited make us smile from ear to ear in delight but, they also are giving back to local charities and that warms our heart.

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Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving is a day to enjoy all the blessings in our lives! I have to say we are so blessed to have such amazing family and friends in our lives and we always look forward to reflecting back on the year and giving thanks!

Our day was filled with love and traditions!

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Christmas at Hicks Nursery

Since I was a little girl one of my favorite family traditions is going to Hicks Nursery in Westbury during Christmas time. At Hick’s your family can pick out their perfect family Christmas tree, enjoy meeting Santa, see live Reindeer and walk through their animated Christmas story.

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Hicks Nursery is a family owned Long Island business that has been around since 1853. The Hicks sixth generation is running the business these days and Hicks continues to shine in our community year after year. Throughout the store there is so much to look at with beautiful Christmas decorations everywhere. There is a reason Hick’s is known as Long Island’s Largest Christmas Store. A true Christmas destination for you and your family to go to each year.

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ELF EXPRESS- Long Island

Looking for a unique way to get your children or grandchildren ready for the holiday season? How about a visit from the Elf Express!

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That’s right, a local Momee has thought of a great business that brings holiday cheer to local Long Island families doorstep and her name is Allison Lynch. She started her crafty business through Facebook and word of mouth last year to make some extra cash for the holiday season. Her inspiration was her daughter who celebrated her first Christmas last year.

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