One of my favorite day trips in the summer is going to various county 4-H Fairs. The kids and I spend hours wandering through the animal cages, watching animal demonstrations, listening to music, riding the amusement rides, sampling treats like local honey, and filling our tummies with fair food. Photos courtesy of Morris County 4-H
Glowing rocks! Millions of dollars in gems and precious minerals on display! Cold water down the back of your neck. All of this and more can be part of your day if you visit The Sterling Hill Mining Museum. The kids and I went last week, and it was a great way to beat the
Though summer officially started this past Wednesday, I always feel the unofficial start to summer is the last Sunday in June, when Morris Arts holds its annual Music & Arts Festival featuring the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Giralda Farms on Madison Avenue in Madison. This event has the quintessential summer feel — families picnicking together on the expansive lawn
Last week, we took our 6th grade Girl Scout troop on a field trip to the Great Swamp in Chatham, where we got to try Geocaching. It was pretty cool! Geocaching is an outdoor activity in which small containers or “caches” are placed at certain GPS coordinates and registered for others to find on a
Product review coming your way! Let me start by saying I’m not getting paid to advertise this product, I simply am because I love it and think it’s worth mentioning and suggesting for all of you out there with little babies! For Christmas last year, my husband’s Aunt stopped by with a bunch of goodies
**The opinions in this post are mine. I was not approached by Anchor Golf Center to write about them, and I have not been compensated by them.** On a recent half-day off from school, my son, age 11, and I had a whole afternoon to ourselves. I told him that he could pick what we did. His immediate response?
For the past several weeks of posts, I have listed over a hundred local day camps for kids to explore Sports, the Arts, STEM, History, and Languages, in addition to specific camps for Preschool and Special Needs. (You can find them all here.) My kids love having the summer time to learn about these subjects,
Disclosure: I was recently invited to visit Hershey Pennsylvania by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts. Accommodations and schedule of activities were provided by HE&R. All opinions are my own. So… what do you do in Hershey, Pennsylvania with kids? Obviously, you go to Hershey Park. You kind of can’t take kids to Hershey without visiting Hershey Park.
Disclosure: I was recently invited to visit Hershey Pennsylvania by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts. Accommodations and schedule of activities were provided by HE&R. All opinions are my own. While you might immediately think “family vacation” when you hear “Hershey Pennsylvania”… after my recent visit I am convinced it is also a perfect location to get away for
Disclosure: I was recently invited to visit Hershey Pennsylvania by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts. Accommodations and schedule of activities were provided by HE&R. All opinions are my own. I was so excited to be invited to attend the Sweet Welcome Weekend in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Even though we’re only about 2 1/2 hours away from Hershey, I’ve