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Our first visit Johnson’s Corner Farm

April 13th, 2012

You might remember a few weeks ago, I told you my family was preparing for our first visit to Johnson’s Corner Farm. We invited you to join along as we helped them kick off their Easter season.  To our writing team and readers, who joined us thank you. Here’s a little glimpse into our visit….

Please Touch Museum: Railway Play Exhibit

April 4th, 2012

  Tuesday, March 27, 2012 marked the Grand Opening of the Railway Play Exhibit at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia and Jersey Family Fun was there.     Emceed by puppet conductor, Pickles and his Please Touch Museum Friends, the kid-friendly Grand Opening Ceremony kicked off at 2:00 pm and culminated with a big…

One Fish, Two Fish Aquarium Treats Recipe

March 28th, 2012

  Another easy to make and fun to eat snack idea from the Jersey Family Fun team! I actually made these for my son’s birthday party when we had it at the aquarium. They were a huge hit. Something about the Jello’s jiggles always brings the giggles!!  I thought it was the prefect treat to go…

Horton Hears a Who Beezlenut Juice Recipe

March 26th, 2012

  “Because after all a person’s a person no matter how small.”   Horton Hears a Who is a wonderful book by Dr. Seuss about an elephant, Horton that tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust.   Yertle the Turtle threatens to boil the clover in Beezlenut Oil, alas my recipe for Beezlenut Juice!…

Behind the Scenes at Krispy Kreme

February 8th, 2012

  Last Saturday, we hosted another exciting Jersey Family Fun Day for our readers and fellow bloggers. Admission was free and was open to all of our readers. This time we went behind the scenes at Krispy Kreme in Collingswood, New Jersey to see how doughnuts were made and to make a few of our…

Jersey Family Fun Day at Krispy Kreme

January 13th, 2012

  We are so excited to be bringing you another Jersey Family Fun Day and this one is completely FREE.   Jersey Family Fun is hosting the next Family Fun Day on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Krispy Kreme in Collingswood, New Jersey.   THIS IS A SPECIAL EVENT FOR JERSEY FAMILY FUN READERS AND…

Jersey Family Fun Day in Trenton

January 6th, 2012

  Last Thursday, December 29, Jersey Family Fun readers and their families met with a dinosaur, saw a 3D holiday show, learned about New Jersey history, and passed a bill in Trenton. And it was all pretty much free.     It was our first Jersey Family Fun Day. We all know kids can get…

Turtle Back Zoo prairie dog exhibit photo credit jersey family fun

Turtle Back Zoo Review – Field Trip Friday

November 18th, 2011

Is it a park? Is it a zoo?   Step into the Turtle Back Zoo and you might not know you are at a zoo. At first glimpse, it’s a beautiful park. It’s only when you delve deeper that you see the beauty of the animals tucked into their habitats that you realize the Turtle…

Scholastic Book Fair sign

The School Book Fair, Your Opportunity for a Random Act of Kindness

October 17th, 2011

  193,000 children, aged 5 to 17, were living in poverty in New Jersey in 2009. (National Center for Education Statistics.)   “Limited access to books is a problem for all young children, but for those in low-income areas, it may be tantamount to reading failure.” (Susan Neuman, Access for All: Closing the Book Gap…