If you're thinking of visiting The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, but you're not sure if it's worth the trip, I'm here to help! There are so many fun things to do in New Jersey, but you know every now and then I like to venture out of state, too. You can see all of the fun places we've visited on my Travel page. Today, we head to The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City, so let me tell you all about it!
Monday, May 22, 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017
There are so many fun things to do in New Jersey. Today we had a chance to visit Valley Shepherd Creamery in Long Valley, New Jersey. Not only were we able to learn how cheese is made, but we were also able to meet the cheesemakers, and hold newborn lambs!!! Need I say more? So come along and see what it's like to visit this fabulous local creamery, and then schedule a visit of your own.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia is a LEGO lover's dream come true! Come read my review of our fun afternoon at the 'ultimate indoor LEGO playground!'
Sunday, May 14, 2017
I was looking for a basic and simple dessert to make for my mom, since she's not a huge fan of heavy frosting or too much chocolate. When I came across this recipe for a little vanilla cake from SimpleBKitchen, I was so excited!
Friday, May 12, 2017
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a simple gal. I consider myself 'hair challenged' and so it's
sometimes always in a ponytail (this is my signature look). I never even blow dry my hair. I just let it air dry and then I use a flat iron on it. I wait until the last possible minute to book my hair appointments (which means my roots look like a dark highway through my head), and I have not had a manicure since my wedding day in 2005. So when the general manager at TRU Salon and Spa, contacted me about their business, I was excited (and scared- I am so not a salon regular!). She asked if I'd like to visit them and share my experiences with my readers (that's you!). So I'm going to tell you what it was like for me to give the salon experience a chance, and to visit a local New Jersey business that I truly enjoyed. I'm also going to tell you why I think 'Me Time' is so important, and how you can find some of your own.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Are you a sticker lover like me? I still have all of my sticker books from the 1980's, and I even wrote about my obsession with scratch and sniff stickers here on the blog. Then there was the post about my Magic Sticker Box (and why you should make one, too) . So I was very excited when the chaps from Sticker Swaps asked if I wanted to review one of their sticker packs. Take a look at the cool stuff they sent me!
Are you looking for some new ideas for snacks or lunchbox treats? Wondering what to pack in your bag for a long trip or an afternoon playdate? Well, you've come to the right place. Snacks are a thing in this house. The Jersey Momma's Boy would live on snacks alone if he could (actually, he might just be living on snacks alone, now that I think about it), so I am always on the lookout for healthier snacks or better-for-you treats. I was so excited to attend the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York last week. This event features amazing food vendors from all around the world. I was able to sample so many tasty treats and meet some wonderful people who wanted to introduce me to their products. So here are some of my picks from the show (and you know how I roll, right? No one paid me for this- these are my honest opinions on what tasted really, really good). Onward!
Monday, May 8, 2017
Mother's Day gift ideas are more challenging every year, aren't they? What does one get for the mom who has everything? If you're having trouble finding a gift for that wonderful mom of yours, check out my list of ideas to honor the best lady in your life!
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
What are fidget spinners? They're all the rage here in New Jersey. Fidgets are basically little stress-relieving tools that fit in the palm of your hand. Most are flat but they come in a variety of shapes- cubes, stars, even flowers. I never thought I'd jump on the fidgets bandwagon, because they do seem like a fad that will come and go quickly (don't they all?). But The Jersey Momma's Boy kept asking if he could have one, so when I saw them at my local Huggables Hallmark store, I picked one up for him. I was surprised at how this little toy actually did help him, even though he just wanted it because everyone else had one.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Mother's Day is just around the corner, so I've compiled some of my best project ideas together in one post, just in case you're at a loss for ideas this year (I know I am!). My mom is such an amazing mom and such an awesome grammy to The Jersey Momma's Boy. She really appreciates special gifts from him, especially handmade goodies. So whether you are looking for a gift for your own mom, your wife, a grandma or a friend, here are some ideas to get you and the kiddos started.