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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…

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New Jersey State Museum

July 28th, 2011

Jersey Family Fun reviews the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, New Jersey.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…