10 Startling Facts About New Jersey

Those who live in New Jersey swell with pride over their beautiful Garden State, and will defend it until their very last breath. However, there are some pretty unexpected things that you may not know about this quirky state. Here are 10 of them: 1: A New Jersey woman inherited Napoleon’s …*ahem*…sword...more

Oh! Tomatos How I Love Thee!!!!!

It's summer and our garden is in full bloom!!!  My husband has a green thumb and has managed to grow the most amazing Jersey tomatos that we have had in years.  I have so many that I will give them away to friends and family and still have plenty to make some homemade pasta sauce (or gravy, whichever you prefer) for the winter.  That recipe will follow shortly.   I just needed to share a picture of our beautiful tomatos.  These tomatos didn't come so easily we had to fight off Groundhogs and Squirrels to grow them.  The fight was worth it and we still have...more

Liberty Science Center Giveaway!

I recently visited the Liberty Science Center to check out their new summer exhibits, and I had a total blast! Check out my review and enter to win two free tickets to the LSC! http://momsarepeople2.com/blog/2012/07/03/liberty-science-center-giveaway  momsarepeople2.com...more

Why Hasn't a Woman Moderated a General Election Presidential Debate in 20 Years?

In 1992, the United States of America witnessed three general election presidential debates. Jim Lehrer of PBS moderated the first and third; Carole Simpson of ABC News moderated the second. My son was still in diapers then; he'll be 22 later this year. Then, my daughter was just a tween; today she's past 30, old enough to have a tween of her own. So, it's been 20 years since a woman moderated a general election presidential debate. That doesn't sound right, I thought, when a petition landed in my email generated by three female sophomores at Montclair High School in New Jersey: Emma Axelrod, Sammi Siegel, and Elena Tsemberis....more
And who says young women aren't paying attention to politics?more

Jersey DMV Rocks... Hard!

I had to give up my New York state drivers license yesterday. I dreaded letting go. It wasn’t so much letting go of New York, as it was the acquisition of a New Jersey license. Jersey? Please.  ...more

Motorcycle Weekend Road Trip for Coastal Cuisine

Benjamin Daymon's Tastes & Travels A weekend long, motorcycle road trip for coastal cuisine......more