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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…

Learning to ice skate at Codey Arena in West Orange NJ

Our First Ice Skating Adventure at Codey Arena – Field Trip Friday

December 16th, 2011

All laced up and ready for his first time ice skating.   Will he enjoy it? Will he be able to stand up? Will the day end in tears or smiles?   My husband thought I was slightly crazy. I was going to take my 3 boys, who have never ice skated before, ice skating…

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…

lily pad crossing at CoCo Key Water Resort in Mount Laurel New Jersey

CoCo Key Water Resort Review

October 18th, 2011

Stephanie Huston, from Raising a Family on a Budget is a blogger after our own heart. Not only does she run a great site to help families save money, but she also just hosted a great event at the CoCo Key Water Resort in Mt. Laurel.  We’ve wanted to visit CoCo Key for a while…

Johnson’s Farm in Medford

October 1st, 2011

By Rebekah Baier   Johnson’s Farm in Medford has been our go-to farm for years. Apples, pumpkins, peaches, sweet potatoes, strawberries, you name it, they grow it and you can pick it! The hayride out to the field is always as much fun as the picking of the produce. I have to say, nothing taste better than fresh…

Clementon Park waterpark in Clementon NJ

Clementon Park – Field Trip Friday

August 26th, 2011

Sad update – Clementon Park & Splash World closed permanently in September 2019.    Thanks to Joey Fortman, from Real Moms in the  Media, and 95.7 Ben Fm my boys just experienced Clementon Park for the first time. And my long-held belief of the best time to go to outdoor places is on a cloudy…

Our trip to Disney, PA – Field Trip Friday

August 19th, 2011

                                  Last Tuesday, my boys had their first visit to Walt Disney World.   Yes, that’s right at ages 3, 5, and 6, my boys have never been to Walt Disney World. They have grown up with Mickey Mouse…

Outback Steakhouse menu cover

Outback Steakhouse – Family Friendly Restaurant Review

August 17th, 2011

We are kicking of our Family-Friendly Restaurant Review Series with a review of the Outback Steakhouse in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.   It was a Thursday night and although the lot was packed we were seated right away. With our 3 boys in tow, I was glad we didn’t have to wait. The Outback…

Atlantic City’s Steel Pier

August 6th, 2011

Atlantic City’s iconic Steel Pier is the oldest amusement pier at the JerseyShore.  A trip to AC isn’t complete without stopping here.  I recently took my kiddos up there for a day of fun.   The Steel Pier is located directly across from the Trump Taj Mahal.  Since street parking is harder than it sounds,…