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Popcorn Park Zoo, peacocks

Popcorn Park Zoo

June 28th, 2011

Last week, with just a few days left before my summer teaching schedule began, I wanted to get in a few field trips with my boys. (No worries we will be going on more but this week we had the most time for it.) As I presented them with a list of choices, they challenged…

Wetlands Osprey Nest at Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor NJ

The Wetlands Institute – The Great Outdoors

June 23rd, 2011

It only takes one look at this picture to know, my boys had a fabulous time at The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, New Jersey.   With so much to touch, see, feed, and explore it was a great way to combine our love of the outdoors with an indoor/outdoor setting. Let me take you…

jumping on bed in Harrah's Resort and Hotel room in Atlantic City

Harrah’s Resort – Family-Friendly Hotel Review

June 23rd, 2011

Harrah’s Resort and Casino, probably not exactly what you think when you think of family-friendly hotels in Atlantic City. But let me explain….   One of my goals with Jersey Family Fun is to connect families with family-friendly hotels across our area. I mean isn’t that one of the biggest challenges we face when we…

The Flea and the Professor at the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia

The Flea and the Professor- Theatre Thursday

May 12th, 2011

It’s the magic of the theatre, more specifically, The Arden Theatre, that can make you forget where you are and instead make you feel you are watching a hot air balloon travel around the world.   That’s how it was last Saturday, when my family and I attended the Arden Theatre’s Opening Night for The…

N in bubble at Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill New Jersey

Garden State Discovery Museum – Field Trip Friday

April 22nd, 2011

Isn’t Spring Break nice?   Do you like to sleep in with the kids or hit the open road and go explore? Being Jersey Family Fun and all we love to go explore the great family-friendly attractions in our state and the neighboring area. This week or so, with the kids being off, we are…

N learning to make chocolate at Lores Chocolates in Philadelphia

My Son’s Day as a Cholatier at Lore’s Chocolates- Field Trip Friday

April 1st, 2011

A few weeks ago, our friend, Karla Trotman from Belly Button Boutique, invited us to a blogger party at Lore’s Chocolates in Philadelphia. Lore’s is getting into the business of children’s birthday parties and wanted us to bring our kids to try it out.  Field trips and chocolate, two of my favorite things…how could I…

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Bloggers, Tourism, and Supporting Local Businesses – Talk About it Tuesday

March 29th, 2011

We recently had the pleasure of being invited to Delaware Beach Bloggin, an overnight blogger’s event showcasing what’s great about Rehoboth Beach and Southern Delaware.  The event was hosted by Mel of Mel’s Box of Chocolates and Delaware Beach Families and Aubrey of Southern Delaware Tourism. After having such a great time and getting to…

Be your Kids’ Valentine

February 4th, 2011

How fortunate we are that this year’s Valentine Day is on a Monday. Why not make it an extra special weekend for your children? Start with Breakfast in Bed Start one day with surprising your child by showing up in their bedroom with their favorite breakfast? (I’m going to have to get up real early.)…

N on Valentines Day

My Favorite Valentine Memory

February 1st, 2011

Can you believe it another Valentine’s Day is almost upon us?  Before kids, Valentine’s Day meant roses, chocolates, and a nice dinner out. Can you remember those days? After kids that all tends to change….but all for the better. With 3 little boys and a loving husband, there is even more love to surround me…