Posts in Places to Visit in New Jersey

Smith Train at Smith Kid's Play Place in Philadelphia

Smith, the Kids’ Play Place in the Park – The Great Outdoors

July 19th, 2011

  The first time I heard of Smith, the Kid’s Play Place in the Park, it was from my fellow bloggers from the Philadelphia Social Media Moms.  They were raving about how wonderful a place this was and how we should meet up for a playdate. Me in my nativity or maybe even ignorance was…

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…

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…

Hippos at Adventure Aquarium in Camden New Jersey

Button’s Birthday Bash – Field Trip Friday

April 15th, 2011

  You’re invited to a hippo-riffic Party   Who: Button, One of Adventure Aquarium’s hippo is turning 14. When: Saturday, April 16 – Saturday, May 1 during Adventure Aquarium’s regular hours Where: Adventure Aquarium on the Camden Waterfront RSVP: No RSVPing or registering required. You can buy tickets for the Adventure Aquarium at their site…

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…

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Battleship New Jersey – Field Trip Friday

January 28th, 2011

For today’s Field Trip Friday, we’ll review the Battleship New Jersey. This past New Year’s Eve the Battleship offered a special promotion, fireworks and a tour. Better yet, they were offering fireworks at 6 pm. We could take the boys out for a fun evening and still get them home for their regular bedtime. We…

Adventure Aquarium

December 9th, 2010

The boys and I recently took advantage of a school holiday to visit with the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ. It had been quite some time since we were last there so we were excited to be returning. Even better we were going with some of our best friends too. It was a field trip…

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Garden State Parkway – Exit by Exit Challenge

December 7th, 2010

Growing up in Jersey, you can’t help but hear the question, “What exit…?” Make new friends in college who are also from Jersey, one of the first questions you’ll get is what exit are you? It’s the same when you are an adult and you talk to other Jerseyans. We all seem to relate to…