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Meet Charla

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town? I am originally from Immokalee, I have lived in Naples for over 15 years. How many children do you have and what are their ages? I have three incredible boys. Zane 13, Dylan 11, and Avi 9 Funniest...

How to Have A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Megan Palmer Rivera, executive chef at Palmer’s Market in Darien, CT, clearly knows a thing or two about preparing a perfect holiday feast. After all, area families rely on her to make their Thanksgiving, Christmas and other festive meals special, from hors d’oeuvres...

A New Subscription Service Gets Personal

These days, you can get subscriptions sent to your home for everything from steaks to flowers. And naturally, we’re all about them—because what mom doesn’t have a soft spot for something that helps eliminate one more errand on a never-ending list?...

How to Travel with Kids

Traveling with kids is just that—relocating with your children. In other words, it’s a trip, not a vacation. Once you realize that and accept that your time away will look a little different than it did pre-kids, what are some ways to ensure more fun and less...

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Once cold weather months are upon us, we begin craving the dishes that keep us warm and stick to our ribs.  One fall favorite for my family is good old fashion, macaroni and cheese.  It’s filling, super comforting and meal my kids always request.  Because it’s fall...