RECENT PINS

Local Posts

5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

By Stephanie Young

I recently took the plunge and invested in a Vitamix. For those of you who've never heard of a Vitamix, it's the super expensive mac daddy of blenders. I got suckered into it during what was supposed to be a quick jaunt to Whole Foods. Just as I was making my way from the produce section to the bu... Read More

The Halloween Fun Ain't Over Yet

By Stacey Gill

There's lots goin' on in the lead up to Halloween, and I've got it all covered. You're not gonna miss a thing. I've already told you about the Best Place on Earth for pumpkin picking, the largest corn maze in the world (that I know of) and the most ghoulish indoor fun a whole family can have for Ha... Read More

A Corn Maze to Amaze: Stony Hill Farms in Chester, New Jersey

By Stacey Gill

October may be winding down, but there's still plenty of fall fun to be had, perhaps even the most amazing fun of all. I'm talking about the 10-acre corn maze at Stony Hill Farms in Chester, NJ. This full-service farm and family fun-plex boasts the largest corn maze in the state and features a new... Read More

Halloween Happenings at the Liberty Science Center

By Stacey Gill

Image source: PhotoPin I wrote about Liberty Science Center (LSC) before, and I’ll do it again. Because they have a ton of fun stuff coming up for the Halloween Season. (I'm making it an official season now because Halloween is my absolute most favoritist holiday.) If you didn’t go to Libert... Read More

New Jersey Pumpkin (and Apple) Picking at Its Best

By Stacey Gill

Few people take their pumpkin picking as seriously as I do. My husband says I have the most pumpkin picking spirit of anyone he knows, possibly anyone in the world. It used to be a point of contention between us because he did not have much pumpkin spirit, and that can become a issue when you're m... Read More

Good Times at the Liberty Science Center

By Stacey Gill

Image source: Wikipedia  I'm embarrassed to admit it, having two kids and living about 20 minutes away, but I hadn't been to the Liberty Science Center until this past summer. I've been a fool. I went there as a total ignoramus, not knowing what exhibits were there, how much it cost or how muc... Read More

5 Healthy Snack Ideas

By Stephanie Young

I want to age gracefully. I want to avoid illness and disease. I want to have lots of energy, wrinkle free skin and a strong, healthy heart. I mean, really, who doesn't? But in order to do so, I need to eat mindfully---we all do. That's why I'm here with a few healthy snack ideas---snacks that wil... Read More

You've Got Mail

By Kim Bongiorno

By the end of the summer, I find myself talking to my kids in That Voice more than usual. You know the one. It’s a hushed version of Angry Voice, because your patience is worn out, your house is in transition between Sandy Lazy Summer and hyper-organized School is in Session, your kids have... Read More

Everybody's Gotta Have a Dream...Right?

By Kim Bongiorno

My kids have updated their lists of what they want to be when they grow up. I mean, they are 8 and 6 years old now. Totally an advanced enough age to have a rational change of heart about their futures.  I'm not trying to guide them in any direction. Not yet. Mind you, I don't see myself a... Read More

5 Cool Things I Want to Do With My Kids Before They Go Back to School

By Stephanie Young

On September 9th, my kids will be back in school. While part of me is looking forward to returning to normalcy, the other part of me is looking back on the summer wondering where it went. What happened to all that bonding time I was planning on getting in with my kids? Once the craziness of camps an... Read More