Family Game Night Favorites

After every Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner since I was a kid, my family and guests have played board games. Some games were a flop, while others stood the test of time and were requested year after year. As we all got older, and my kids joined in the fun, it was sometimes difficult to find games that multiple generations could play and all enjoy ....more

5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison NJ – 10/14 – 10/20

Fall Fun is everywhere this weekend! 33rd Annual Harvest Festival in Chester Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16 Antique cars, colonial musketeers, pumpkin painting, wood-carving demonstration, NBC Celebrity-Produce Pete apple press demonstrations. Sample culinary delights from Morris County’s favorite restaurants and eateries ....more

Drowning in clothes?

There is a...more

Farm to Feast: Roast Chicken & Veggies

It’s the time of year when you don’t mind turning your oven back on. The fall is the perfect time for roasting veggies, meats, anything! The beauty of this recipe is that you can just make it in one dish ....more

Overalls Are The New Yoga Pants

Overalls. What feelings does that word bring up for you? Do you, if you’re a child of the 80s, start singing “Osh Kosh, b’gosh!” Or do you recall the overalls trend in the late 90s? ...more

Do you love chocolate?

I do!...more

No, I can’t help with your math homework

I’m not saying we are bad at math in this house, but I do employ two tutors. Things started off okay. I mean, there was that one time that my oldest was put into remedial math and I thanked her teacher for insuring that she grows up to be a failed celebrity stylist with a coke habit ....more

Even Moms Need A Homework Break

I received this information and thought it included some great tips… so I’m passing them on to you! “The school year is in full swing, which means you’re back to the daily family grind – get everyone out of bed, pack lunch, make the bus, help with homework and then do it all over again! But while you work to balance everyone’s schedules, you can lose sight of your personal balance and keeping calories in check ....more

Frame It Easy–True to Its Name!

Recently, we finished a major renovation on our house. While I am totally loving the new space, I am definitely NOT enjoying the blank walls staring me in the face, and I am dreading all the searching and decision-making it takes to decorate multiple rooms. So, when Frame It Easy approached to try out their framing services in exchange for our opinion, I jumped at the chance to personalize our bare walls ....more

5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ – 10/7 – 10/13

We are in the swing of things for fall now! Here are some fun seasonal, and not, events going on around our neck of the woods. FDU WAMFest (Words-Arts-Music Festival) ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WAMFest, Words and Music Festival, is a series of unique performances, readings, interviews and collaborations, bringing together artists from various genres and media, to inspire and inform students who hope to one day follow in these artists’ creative footsteps ....more