Author: PartywithMoms

    Wouldn’t your children love to spend a weekend (or more) on a real working farm? Where they could feed sheep and pigs, ride horses, milk a cow and gather eggs for their own breakfasts? And wouldn’t you love a comfortable, cozy inn with great rooms, three wholesome and delicious home-cooked meals a day served at your own table in the dining room?     The Inn at East Hill Farm in Troy, NH has it all and much more....

  Company Background & Overview Founded by Marty Olivieri in 1994, Olivieri Roofing has been serving Fairfield County and the Westchester area ever since. Marty and his team of trained professionals are excellent roofers. They complete commercial and residential projects from repair and maintenance to tear off and full installation all year round. They work with slate, Spanish tile, cedar and asphalt shingles – they are also experts at copper and metal work. Copper Roofs If you are putting...

It’s an annual tradition now. In the middle of October, the trucks roll in delivering the pumpkins and hay bales that transform the Putnam Indian Field School play yard into a wonderful outdoor classroom with so much to learn and do! The hay bales make a wonderful maze for climbing on, running through or jumping off. The children can’t believe their good fortune, or get enough time in the outdoors. The air is crisp and cool,...

    What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? We love going on mother/son “dates." Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, we talk about our days, exciting things that have happened or things that are challenging us. It’s a nice way to reconnect and model proper behaviors! My son just turned seven on July Fourth! My greatest wish is for him to continue to find...

  Cheryl Plummer, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Greenwich Country Day School with Admissions Expert, Dr. Lowe   On October 5th, Dr. Lowe was invited to a Greenwich Country Day School presentation. The School, located in Greenwich, CT (in lower Fairfield County, 35 miles north of Manhattan) is entering a new chapter in its 92-year history - the opening of a new innovative high school in September 2019. Located two miles from the existing campus on...

  Little Friends Child Care & Early Education 25 Valley Drive, Greenwich, CT 06831     Little Friends in Greenwich offers full day care and early education year-round for infants as young as 6 weeks! The popular childcare center also offers year-round full day classes for Toddler/Twos, 3, 4, and 5 year-olds. Little Friends is open Monday - Friday from 6:30 AM until 6:30 PM. They are the perfect choice for working parents. They only close 11 days a year -...

  I have personally worked with all of these individuals and companies and I guarantee they do excellent work. They are all local, reliable and affordable. - Remy Cook   Mortgage Services Steve Bueti of Luxury Mortgage 203 - 253 - 7777 Insurance Richard Insley of Free From Risk Insurance LLC 914 - 500 - 9508 Legal Services Daniel Walsh of Ferguson Cohen LLP 914 - 720 - 4167 Engineering & Surveying Craig D’Andrea of RVDI 203 - 637 - 1779 General Construction/Building Andrzej Buko of Buko Construction Specializing in – Finish...

Friday, October 12 at Garcia’s Doors Open at 7 PM – Music at 8  Sweet & Meaty is returning to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Graduating Class of 1988. Enjoy the funk and celebrate with Kevin Cavanaugh, Noah Buddy, Danny Riess, Johnny Bates, Charles Facas and their new horn section. ...

3 East Point Lane Old Greenwich, 06870 This house has everything! Its 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths, and 2 fireplaces only begin to tell the story of this beautiful, sun-filled house with access to a private beach and water views, only a short walk from Tod’s Point. An open kitchen, family room and breakfast nook with bay windows and fireplace, dining room, library with fireplace, impressive living room, mudroom, and 2 half baths on the...

  By Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing   Building a new roof on your home can seem like a stressful situation, but it doesn’t have to be when you decide on the right material. While asphalt shingles have always been considered the norm, there are now a wide variety of options to choose from that can be more beneficial for your home, like lightweight and dependable copper. Whether you’re only contemplating the idea of getting a...

By Marianne Riess Most parents are aware of the importance of building confidence and self-esteem in their children. How to do it effectively? One way is to listen when they talk and then respond, letting them know you take their ideas seriously. Ask their opinions at times. Whenever possible, give them choices about what they will eat or wear. Spend uninterrupted time with them to show you enjoy their company. Building self-confidence too often involves a lot...

  Research shows that young moms in their 30s and 40s are most at risk. It is important to educate yourself to prevent and/or survive this awful and very serious disease. Admission is free. Click here to register via email Mom of the Week, Kaile Zagger has joined forces with T.E.A.L. to bring ovarian cancer awareness to Connecticut. The Town of Greenwich will proclaim September Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in honor of Kaile’s mother, Marilyn Trahan Josephs, who succumbed to the disease...

By Admissions Expert, Dr. Paul Lowe Over the last 2 years, I have had a 55% increase in Chinese clients who have hired our services specifically for Ivy League admissions. Each year, we place on average 20 Chinese clients in Ivy League and highly selective U.S. colleges and universities. Last year, we placed 45 Chinese students into Ivy League and highly selective U.S. colleges and universities. Chinese students are attending U.S. colleges and universities in record...

There is no substitute for quality. Greenwich Prime Meats offers a perfect example. Prime speaks for itself, whether you are in the mood for burgers, steaks, and filets, or more into pork roasts, ribs or lamb. This is not supermarket meat. Prime steaks are both tender and full of flavor. Choosing between Ribeye, Porterhouse, NY Strip or Sirloin is hard, but whatever you pick will be delicious. If you haven’t been to Greenwich Prime Meats on...

  15 Georgetowne North - Sept. 16 From 12 - 2 PM Hosted by Remy Cook Asking Price - $799,000 Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms - 3/1 Fireplaces - 2 Square Feet - 2,898 Property Taxes - $7,910 Schools - Glenville/Western Listed by Joy Kim Metalios of The Metalios Group (William Raveis - Real Estate)   15 Elizabeth Lane - Sept. 16th From 1-3 PM Hosted by Katie Benson Asking Price - $1,549,000 Bedrooms - 6 Bathrooms - 3/1 Fireplaces - 2 Square Feet - 3,195 Property Taxes - $10,600 Schools - Cos Cob/Central Listed...

    There is less than one month until the Third Annual Cook for Kids Fundraiser! As we all shop for back to school clothes it's easy to forget that for many Fairfield County, CT families, new clothes are a luxury that they cannot afford. Help us give these kids agency over their lives and the chance to feel comfortable and confident in the clothes they wear to school.      All it takes is approximately two hours of your...

  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? Geralyn Grace (GG) will be 5 this November, hard to believe! She is 4 going on 30 and just amazes me every day. She is smart, kind, a ball of fun and a beautiful little soul. I love our relationship and how much she wants to talk about real world things now. It’s a very...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love to read to my children (9 year old twins). I do character voices and accents and we snuggle close.  My greatest wish for them is to find something in life that releases their creativity and makes them joyful, and that they can do that every day.  Who has had the biggest influence upon you?  My husband. He has...

  By Admissions Expert, Dr. Paul Lowe The Common Application 2018-2019 was launched about three weeks ago and we are now receiving calls from very anxious and stressed parents because their children (rising seniors) just started the preliminary portions of the Common Application. The Common App is more than just about the main essay! Every section is devised so that the admissions officers get to know (or find ways to reject) a student. Statistically, it takes top colleges...

  In honor of September and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Sound Beach Fire Department in Old Greenwich, Connecticut will be “Turning TEAL” on Tuesday, August 14th at dusk. The exterior of the building will be illuminated in TEAL colored lights and the Ovarian Cancer Awareness flag will be raised. The Sound Beach Fire Department and team of Firefighters will remain a symbolic cornerstone in the fight against Ovarian Cancer and the T.E.A.L. ® (Tell Every Amazing Lady®)...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them?  I have a wonderful daughter who is 7 years old. We love to swim in our pool together, draw/color, play card games, go to different playgrounds and play tag, and read to each other. My greatest wish for her is to be happy and successful in her own way. Who has had the biggest influence upon...

Guest Contributor - Tricia Edgar  Have you ever noticed the way a dropped stone makes a fun pattern in a pond or lake? What's the science behind these splashy occurrences? Find out with this watery project! Problem - Does water ripple in different ways depending on the shape of the droppedobject? Materials - Square, rectangular, circular, and triangular pieces of wood Scale Bathtub Camera Towel Notebook Pencil Procedure - Get ready to splash! First, make four different splashing tools out of...

  By Admissions Expert, Dr. Paul Lowe Parents create spread sheets, talk with friends, read books, search websites, form groups to share tips and “sure-fire” methods, try to “chat” with admissions industry personnel, obtain letters of support from VIPs, take copious notes during college tours, and try to gather information from my workshops. For some parents, they discover, when it is too late, that what is really required to help their child with the hyper-competitive college admissions process...

  340 Old Church Road Greenwich, CT 06830 Live and entertain in this beautiful gem of a house! Stately trees, mature plantings, several stone terraces, a second floor deck, open lawns and stone steps to walled gardens create an old world feeling of privacy while making you dream of throwing Gatsby-style parties for lots of happy guests. Hardly visible from the road, the house is 6,198 square feet, and yet this oversized lot (1.55 acres) allows for construction of...

  By Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing If you have been considering installing metal roofing on your home, there are a few things you should know first. Of course, there are several benefits you probably already know about, but if you’re looking to make an investment of this caliber, you need to be aware of any potential problems and drawbacks as well. This is the key to making a choice that’s truly beneficial for your...

  Written By Marianne Riess The carpet on the stairs from our finished basement up to the first floor was looking terrible. Carrying platters up from the outdoor grill had resulted in too many splashes on the beige carpeting. We decided we had to replace it before the sanitation police arrested us for being deplorable. The terracotta tiled the floor had led us to choose light-colored carpeting in the past; often it looked soiled after only a few...

  Last Saturday, Party with Moms lost a dear friend. Wife, Mother of 3, Long Time Teacher at Putnam Indian Field School. We will all miss her. Calling Hours - Thursday, June 28, 4 - 8 PM Leo P. Gallagher & Sons Funeral Home 31 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT Funeral - Friday, June 29, 10 AM Sacred Heart Church (Byram) 38 Gold Street, Greenwich, CT Burial immediately following at St. Mary’s Cemetery 399 North Street, Greenwich, CT...

  The school year had come to an end. It had been an absolutely great year and the teachers were as sad as the children to say goodbye. Fortunately for the teachers and the children who were able to stay on, there was a little three week summer camp. This was essentially an extension of the school year along with sprinklers and more time for everything, because of the longer day. It was heaven for all. The...