About Stephanie Barnhart

Stephanie Barnhart is an award-winning blogger, columnist, and outdoor enthusiast writer featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times and other media outlets. She is also the NYC Editor for MommyNearest.com.

Fans Favor the Black and Gold with Eight Pro Bowl Players

Photo Credit: http://www.visitorlando.com/probowl/ Perseverance and adversity has been big for just about every football team this year. From suspensions to injuries, it's no secret that this season has been unpredictable each week. One positive for the Pittsburgh Steelers was the multiple players sent to the 2018 Pro Bowl. This is the 17th straight [...]

By | 2018-01-08T00:16:17+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Favorite Things, Football|0 Comments

The Best Vehicle For When You’re Ready to #Adult

"I'm young enough to know the right car to buy, yet grown enough not to put rims on it." Jay -Z said it best.  It's time to get the vehicle that best suits your needs, looks good but is still practical. Luxury is something you can afford and deserve once you get a little older [...]

By | 2017-12-14T19:34:01+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Brand collaboration, Favorite Things, Travel, What's New|Comments Off on The Best Vehicle For When You’re Ready to #Adult

3 Holiday Pop-Ups in NYC You Need To Shop Now

Nicole Richie celebrates the opening of Jacques Penné, a JCPenney Holiday Boutique, featuring a curated collection of her top holiday picks, on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in New York. The boutique will be popping up in NYC’s Soho neighborhood on Friday, 12/8 and Saturday 12/9, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will also [...]

By | 2017-12-13T01:20:55+00:00 December 12th, 2017|attractions, Brand collaboration, christmas, events, Fashion, Favorite Things, top products, What's New|Comments Off on 3 Holiday Pop-Ups in NYC You Need To Shop Now

Spreading Cheer for All to Hear!

Dr Pepper Snapple Group® sponsored this post. All opinions are mine and mine alone. If you haven’t noticed, the current trend is to seek happiness. Individual happiness. But I think the secret is in our relationships. No matter how exhausted you feel after cooking and cleaning for 20 people in your home all day for [...]

By | 2017-12-13T03:04:30+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Brand collaboration, christmas, dessert recipes, Food, What's New|Comments Off on Spreading Cheer for All to Hear!

12 Days of Christmas Carbs at Adoro Lei

Carb Alert! It's cold and holiday time - so that means carbs don't count. So we love to take advantage, especially on cold and dark NYC nights. One of our fave new finds is Adoro Lei in Tribeca. This place is kid-friendly (check out these cool color pages!), and they can even custom the menu to [...]

By | 2017-12-09T18:01:14+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Best of NYC, Food, Kid Friendly New York City, What's New|Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas Carbs at Adoro Lei

Moink is The Farm-To-Table Subscription Box of Meats You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Free Range: (of livestock, especially poultry) kept in natural conditions, with freedom of movement. (of eggs) produced by birds reared under natural conditions. I remember the first time I heard the word “free range.” I was confused by the definition. Growing up on a farm, that was just common sense – there was no definition [...]

Throw A Killer Holiday Soirée with 15 Simple Items

Because you can never really have enough holiday gift ideas. Or parties! At least I can't because I am (1) the world's worst gift giver and (2) never have time to research and get creative. So I depend on these lists. And I know you hear me out there - you depend on them, too! [...]

By | 2017-12-07T01:17:06+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Brand collaboration, christmas, events, Favorite Things, Food, things to do, What's New|Comments Off on Throw A Killer Holiday Soirée with 15 Simple Items

This Will Get You Over that Runner’s Slump

I have a love-hate for running. When I tell friends this - they look at me shocked - why would I run if I don't love it? Well, I think there are a lot of folds to this - and many of them are mental, not physical. Running is all about mental capacity. If you [...]

By | 2017-12-05T18:34:17+00:00 December 5th, 2017|activities, attractions, be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Favorite Things, Fitness, Girl Talk, Health and Wellness, What's New|Comments Off on This Will Get You Over that Runner’s Slump

This Gift Guide is Perfect for Last-Minute Shopping

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com. I am basically the worst gift giver out there. I am terrible at ideas, wait till the last minute, and apparently don't listen and make lists on what people really love in order to get it for them. But people are HARD to shop for, and in the world where [...]

By | 2017-12-05T02:59:29+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Brand collaboration, christmas, Fashion, Favorite Things, Girl Talk, life hacks, top products, What's New|Comments Off on This Gift Guide is Perfect for Last-Minute Shopping