Holiday Fun

Memorial Day Deals & Discounts

Memorial Day Deals & Discounts

The Memorial Day weekend brings lots of great deals and discounts for members of the military and their families. Philly Happening thanks all members for their dedication and service, past and present. Adventure Aquarium Nearby family favorite attraction, Adventure Aquarium, is offering a DEEP discount all weekend long from May 24-26th, for all active and retired […]

Starter Mom Mother’s Day Thank You Throwback

Starter Mom Mother’s Day Thank You Throwback

by Nicole Loughan Starter Mom Nicole Loughan with her mother Kathy Tirrell, 1981 Our mom’s had it tough. The other day I came across an article called “If 70s moms had blogs.” It is filled with old visions of parenting that included mass smoking and Formica countertops, but my mother-in-law assures me it was not all Bon […]

Chinese New Year Events

Chinese New Year Events

The Chinese New Year is quickly approaching, and there are lots of celebrations in Philly with the wonderful Chinatown neighborhood adding rich culture to our city. It is year of the Horse, a year that is said to be a great one to be born in. Check out these great holiday events and festivals.   […]

New Year’s Eve Guide

New Year’s Eve Guide

Save our Children Benefit Bash Join GYCDII for a fundraising event this NYE that will be just as grand as other New Year’s Eve parties in the city, except this one is for a good cause. Click the link above for all the info you need to attend a fantastic party for a great cause. […]

Save Our Children NYE Event

Save Our Children NYE Event

GIRL U CAN DO IT, INC. (aka GUCDII), is a local non-profit organization working to help save local youths and needs your support to continue their work. GUCDII will be hosting a New Year’s Eve “SAVE OUR CHILDREN” Concert and Comedy Show on December 31, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel located at 9461 Roosevelt Blvd., […]

2014 Mummers Parade ~ Order of March

2014 Mummers Parade ~ Order of March

Hot off the presses! The march order for the 2014 Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day for the String bands and Fancy Brigades is listed below. Stay Tuned for more Mummers Parade info. The String Bands 1. Woodland – “Legend of the Lamp” 2. Fralinger – “The Circus Comes to Clown” 3. Polish American -”It’s […]

Tips To Making A Fun Kid’s Table For Holiday Meals

Tips To Making A Fun Kid’s Table For Holiday Meals

Make the “KID TABLE” a happening place to be this holiday season. Whether you fondly remember being banished to the “kid table”, or cringe at the thought of having to return, we have a few tips that are both easy and inexpensive to guarantee a memorable time by all the tots at your holiday celebration. 1. […]

Day 5: Local Ingredients = Hyperlocal Recipe

Day 5: Local Ingredients = Hyperlocal Recipe

Forget five golden rings, on the fifth day of Recipes we bring you this hyperlocal dish,  Candied Sweet Potatoes, made with local honey. Urban Apiaries Honey, is honey harvested from beehives throughout the city. Each jar of honey is even labeled with the zip code in which the honey was managed in. How cool is that! […]

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tradition Continues – Thanksgiving Day Parade

Another year of a great Philly tradition, the Thanksgiving Day parade continues Thursday, November 28th LIVE at 8:30 am. Local personality’s from 6ABC will again host this morning tradition, so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for another fabulous year with Cecily Tynan, Rick Williams, Adam Joseph, and Karen Rogers. Some of the […]

7 Days of Recipes

7 Days of Recipes

This Thanksgiving we are thankful for having really talented local chefs who are willing to share their trade secrets! Okay, there’s a lot more to be thankful for, but let’s be honest – cooking Thanksgiving Dinner can be really intimidating. Whether you hosting your in-laws for full traditional Thanksgiving dinner or taking a side dish […]