a quality consignment shop
new and gently used children’s clothing (sizes 0-14), maternity, toys, books & baby furniture. mon-sat 10-5, thur 10-6 pm. 10 main street, dobbs ferry, n.y. 10522. 914-693-3610. Visit www.affordablechild.com
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Beautiful things, fairly traded
New fair trade store in Chappaqua showcasing beautiful global goods, all handmade and benefiting artists and producers around the world. We have unique and fun items for teachers gifts including gorgeous buddhas from Laurie Berg and works by other local artists. We also carry the popular Hadaki bags and Rock Flower Paper totes and trays. Children are warmly welcomed and can play at our kids’ table with crafts and instruments while you shop. AURORA FT, 1 King Street, Chappaqua. open daily.
For more information, call 914-238-8050 or visit www.aurorafair.com.
BabyNav, the tri-state’s premiere baby planning service, offers personalized consultation to expecting and new families. We provide unsurpassed service leaving you feeling fully prepared, while reducing stress and allowing each family member to embrace the joy of pregnancy. We also specialize in the post-partum support you need to feel confident and content while navigating the world with your new infant. Our services include in-home baby gear consulting, custom registry creation, nursery stocking and organization, multiples prep, return to work plans, custom infant routine development and more. Please call 914.218.1831 for a free consultation. Visit www.babynavbabyplanners.com. Mention Essentialmom.com for 20% off all services.
Get Me Organized is a home organizing service.
We help you purge unnecessary items and de-clutter areas in your home including (but not limited to) kitchens, closets, playrooms and arts & crafts areas.
We can also organize files and implement file management systems, create your family’s command center, and offer pre/post moving services such as creating a packing log and help with set up of your new home. Contact us today for your complimentary consultation.
And remember… it’s always messy before it’s organized.
Sarah Portugal, Founder, Get Me Organized, (773)895-0192, www.facebook.com/GetMeOrganizedNY, Twitter: @SarahPortugal, Pinterest: Sarah Portugal.
Downtown Mount Kisco patrons may be prescribed a dose of Beauty and Wellness – Holistic Med Spa & Laser just opened for business. Allyson Lovitch, a medical aesthetician of over 10 years a skin analysis expert, partnered up with Dr. Shah and Dr. Wald and oversees the Med Spa. The three partners give the perfect balance to all patients for over all beauty and health inside and out. Lovitch said. “It is my strong belief that looking better physically often has a profound effect on one’s sense of well-being, energy and overall health.” Services such as permanent laser hair reduction, photo-facials, Botox, Restylane, Thermage, Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion, are available. The center also provides laboratory tests and combined medical and nutritional evaluations. Holistic Med Spa & Laser is at 495 Main St., Mt Kisco. For information, call 242-8844 # 2, www.holisticmedicalspa.com.
With a focus on art and design and an appreciation of traditional crafts, we strive to support and promote socially responsible production and environmentally sustainable sources. At James we celebrate the unique, authentic and luxurious style of handmade quality. Your style can change lives. 21 Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills, NY. 914-514-8981.
JP McHale Pest Management Inc. delivers fast, effective, eco-friendly service to Westchester County and the surrounding areas. We value long term, productive and mutually beneficial relationships with our most valued clients. Services for engagement include full service pest solutions, termite mitigation, organic lawn fertilization, plant healthcare, bedbug elimination, tick and mosquito abatement. Effective pest control is not just about killing bugs! It is about showing up on time, presenting the industries best trained technicians, crafting scholarly programs and being responsible stewards of this great earth. We get that! Our programs work, we GUARANTEE it, or your investment is refunded. Contact us today to arrange your complimentary “needs analysis”. You will be glad you did. For your convenience and immediate attention, call 800-479-2284 or visit www.nopests.com.
1 Baltic Place, Suite 104, Croton-on-Hudson NY. Call Toll Free – 877-572-7851
Le Petite Spa specializes in organic facials, using pure botanical products that have no harmful chemicals or preservatives, and are not tested on animals. Le Petite Spa also offers massage therapy and reflexology. We provide a comfortable, cozy setting, integrating light meditation with all of our services. Holiday gift cards are available.
Your connection to being lice free. We offer head lice and nit (eggs) removal in the privacy and comfort of your own home. Our natural products and proven removal technique are the safe and effective solution to any lice problem. Our services are available 7 days a week and are 100% guaranteed. Owner, Barbara Gips is the Lice Specialist of Westchester and the surrounding counties. Formerly known as The Lice Patrol, Inc. Call now for lice advice or to make an appointment.
Call 914-666-LICE (5423) or visit www.LiceConnection.com
Introducing LiceLogic, The non-toxic, highly effective and eco-friendly head lice treatment and prevention product line. LiceLogic products are more effective than the traditional pesticide based treatments commonly sold in pharmacies, and are safe for your family and the earth. LiceLogic products are loved by parents and children alike and can be used daily. Be prepared to prevent and treat a head lice outbreak. It could happen to any family. Visit www.licelogic.com.
MDxpress is a state-of-the-art urgent care center with on-site digital x-ray and lab facilities, in Mamaroneck, open seven days a week including all holidays. Run by a team of board-certified emergency room doctors, MDxpress treats a variety of pediatric and adult non-life and limb threatening injuries and illnesses, including cuts requiring stitches, flu, strep and sore throats, sprains, burns, headaches, stomachaches, asthma, allergic reactions and much more. MDxpress also offers appointments for school, camp and sports physicals. Walk-ins are welcome, while scheduled appointments are also available. We accept and participate in most major insurance plans. Visit www.MDxpress.com or call 914-777-2273.
Mill Pond Pediatrics, 914.277.3360
Providing care to your family when you need it and with the personal attention you deserve.
Pediatric care for your children in a sensitive and loving atmosphere. Separate sick and well visit areas. A welcoming waiting area with toys and play equipment. Contact available with nurses and doctors 24 hours a day.
Located at 293 Route 100, Suite 104, Somers, NY 10589
The New York State Parent Education and Awareness Program of the New York State Office of Court Administration is an initiative of Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, and is Chaired by the Hon. Evelyn Frazee, a Supreme Court Justice in Rochester. Parent education is offered by certified providers to help separating or divorcing parents better understand the effects of their breakup on their children and to give them information and ideas about how to make the new family situation easier and more livable for themselves and their children. We currently have 49 certified providers with a presence in all 62 Counties in New York State. Please check the website at www.nycourts.gov/parented for a list of certified providers. The Programs are certified through our Office. Mailing address: New York State Parent Education and Awareness Program, 140 Grand Street, Suite 701, White Plains, NY 10601, Email Address: email@example.com, phone: (888) 809-2798.
Whether you wish to capture the wonder and beauty of your newborn or the warmth and charm of family, we offer timeless portraiture which will be cherished for generations. We are Peanut Portraits Photography. Whether photographing maternity sessions, newborns or children we draw upon the true spirit and emotion of our subject to create classic, authentic imagery. From pregnancy through the wonder of the first year and other milestone events, we have been honored to capture the highlights of many people’s lives. Peanut Portraits Photography, 260 Katonah Avenue, Katonah, NY 10536, 914-232-4222, www.peanutportraitstudio.com.
ProBody is a revolutionary new personal training and neuroacoustic therapy center for mind*body fitness. Inspired by a true passion for weight training, its many attributes, and its incredible effectiveness in sculpting the body while building mind and spirit, ProBody’s unique environment blends upscale “spa” with hardcore “gym”. ProBody sets itself apart as the first fitness center to combine an all-encompassing workout with a spa-like reward — neuroacoustic therapy. Touted for its ability to reduce stress and lower heart rate, neuroacoustic therapy uses select sound waves scientifically orchestrated into “music” that stimulates the brains’ neuro transmitters and triggers the relax response. Designed for a complete workout, the ProBody training session consists of; cardio interval conditioning, stretch/flexibility sequence, weight training, and the reward — the exclusive tranquility tent, a.k.a. neuroacoustic therapy. 59 Kensico Drive, Mount Kisco, New York, 914 244 0075, www.probodypersonaltraining.com
S & R Plumbing & Heating, Inc., 400 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509. Phone: 845.278.4204, Fax 845.278.4205.
Do you need help organizing the playroom?
Are you having difficulty deciding what toys and materials are best for your children?
Does cleaning up the playroom mean throwing all the toys into one large bin?
We can help you: Create child-sized centers within a large space. Select toys/materials that foster open-ended play. Organize bins and materials that make it easy for any adult and child to help clean up. With a long winter of indoor play ahead, Fall is the best time to organize.
For a free consultation, call us at 914 260-3042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is paperwork threatening to take over your home office?
Too much to do but no time?
Solutions by Jody is the perfect answer!
Jody will help you prioritize, organize and simplify. We sort through mounds of paper, closets, kitchen cabinets and work side by side with you to determine the best storage solutions and bring a sense of order to your home. Moving? We can facilitate your move — packing and unpacking, notifying utilities and even staging your home for a speedy sale. Call or e-mail to set up a complimentary consultation. Email email@example.com or visit www.solutionsbyjody.com. Call 914-844-7165.
The editor adored Fall line is here and it is fabulous! There is something for everyone. From vintage-inspired, to metro chic, to classic pearls…With half the collection under $50, you’ll be certain to find something special for yourself or that gorgeous gal on your list. Even a Little Girls collection for mini fashionistas too! Need a girl’s night? Host a trunk show! It’s easy and oh-so-doable! Just invite your friends over, open a bottle of wine, and enjoy! What’s better than combining friends, shopping, and cocktails? You deserve it and your friends will thank you for it! Find out more at www.stelladot.com/lisatabs. Contact Lisa Tabs at 914-649-0363 to book a trunk show or to join my team: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mention this ad and receive an additional $25 in free jewelry of your choice when you host a trunk show!
TABLE Local Market is a true ‘local’ market in Bedford Hills, NY featuring fresh produce, sustainably raised meat and poultry, cheese and dairy products from regional farms and producers, as well as specialty products, such as jams, honey, maple syrup, pickles, bread and baked goods. Seasonal prepared meals from local ingredients. TABLE is commited to supporting farmers whicle providing fair and convenient access to delicion, high quality, healthy food. Visit www.tablelocalmarket.com.
Head Lice Removal Services/Salon. Since 1997. 914.424.1367.
Got Lice! We are the Lice Experts of Dobbs Ferry with 26 years of experience. We specialize in the removal of head lice and their eggs using all natural and chemical free products. Work in a home-based salon and if needed, will travel for head lice treatment to your home. Our services are 100% guaranteed, very affordable, available 7 days a week and highly recommended throughout Westchester and the NY Metro area. If you are at your “nits” end, please call. Call Dale at 914-424-1367 or visit our website at www.liceoffinc.com
The preppy turtle and the turtle’s nest — consignment boutiques that serve the needs of growing families. At the preppy turtle we carry designer clothing and accessories as well as toys, books, and gifts for infants to teens. At the turtle`s nest you will find baby equipment, nursery items, home goods, furniture, gifts and maternity wear. Unlike most consignment shops the preppy turtle and the turtle`s nest feature a mix of new and barely used items in an atmosphere that feels like a full-priced retail store. The Preppy Turtle, 2 Depot Plaza, Suite 101B Bedford Hills, NY 10507, www.thepreppyturtle.com. Tel/fax: 914 666-8500, e-mail: email@example.com. Hours: Open Monday 10-2, Tuesday through Saturday 10-5, Closed Sunday.
Always on time, always professional. 914 255 8519
Landscaping, painting, & stone masonry. Any and everything you need to care for your home. Contact Tito Morales.
Professional Wood Finish, Made Green
Vermont Natural Coatings’ PolyWhey wood finishes enhance the innate beauty of wood and preserve it with a durable shield that is environmentally safe for those who work with it and for those who live with it. This hard-wearing “polmer” wood coating meets the highest professional and environmental standards. For information, call (802) 472 8700, www.vermontnaturalcoatings.com.