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Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."

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RHS New Players Company Presents…

New Players Company presents PG-13 by David Simpatico. PG-13 is seven comic pieces ranging in length from one minute to 20 minutes: A young man comes out to his father—12 different ways. A beleaguered daughter brushes up her euthanasia skills, just in case. A mismatched dance team prepares for a nationally televised talent competition. Two high school girls discover the perfect […]

A Tiny, Red Berry That Packs a Whollop of Health Benefits

What to Eat to Boost Your Immune System What even is a gogi berry you ask??? Goji berries are the dried fruits of two related plants: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinense and have been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years. These tiny little fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants — a perfect little snack […]

Check Out Super Science Saturday Tomorrow!

MARCH 6, 2021 • 9:00am – 1:30pm Every year, students from every school in the district have a chance to thrill us with their science discoveries and revelations at  Super Science Saturday. It’s hailed as the “Greatest Science Extravaganza in Northern New Jersey!” Attendees can also learn about science through professional presenters who attend. This year, Super Science Saturday will […]

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Also read: Traveling to Ireland on a Budget Start with breakfast fit for a Leprechaun! In the evening, start with a St. Patty’s Day Cocktail… The Wilde Oscar Black and Tan Keeping it simple with a Guinness? Find out if it really is good for you! Simply serve Irish cheeses and assorted crackers Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Spread […]

Join the Zoom with Darryl Strawberry!

Wed, Feb 17th @ 6pm EST. Join Darryl Strawberry, the Former World Series Champion with the New York Mets & New York Yankees, for a Zoom Virtual Webinar, (the First Day Pitchers and Catchers report for Mets Spring training).  Darryl will discuss his book, “Turn Your Season Around.” Your ticket includes one signed book and your zoom link. Tickets […]

Where to Order Valentine’s Day Cookies

Get some Valentine’s Day sweets for your sweeties at Bovella’s. They are selling Cocoa Bombs, DIY Chocolate Strawberry kits and butter cookies priced by the pound! Orders can be picked up 24-hours after placing order. Go to bovellas.com to order! 25+ Mouthwatering Appetizers 25+ Fun, Festive Cocktails 50+ of Our Favorite Family Games KIDS’ CRAFTS: DIY VALENTINES!

Make Your Own Pizza Kit: LSHSA Pizza Fundraiser

Zoom with Darryl Strawberry Thru Bookends You Can Still Stream Ridgewood Jamboree 2021! 25+ Mouthwatering Appetizers 25+ Fun, Festive Cocktails Why Do Smokers Get the Vaccine First? 50+ of Our Favorite Family Games

You Can Still Stream Ridgewood Jamboree 2021!

Extended until February 28! If you missed Jamboree this week, not to worry! You have until February 28 to watch this spectacular show. This year marks the 75th show for RHS Jamboree., They pulled off what would seem to be an impossible task making an impossible mission possible! In the throws of a pandemic, it’s no easy feat […]

Super Bowl Sunday: Letting Your Kids Gamble.

Also Read: 35+ Mouthwatwering Appetizers for the Super Bowl Every year, when I get to my sister’s house, my nephew hits us up for money for his Super Bowl Pool.* We end up buying each of the kids some of their own boxes and we get a few for ourselves. It makes the game more […]

Healthy Super Bowl Apps: Microgreen & Edible Flower Crudité Boards

Also Read: 20+ Delicious (& Healthy) Appetizers Looking for a healthier app for Super Bowl Sunday? Local mircogreens grower, Kerry Catherine Alter-Bacigalupi, owner of Bergen Greens is offering these beautiful (and healthy!) crudité boards  filled with colorful, and of course edible, flowers and microgreens. Local pick up. Small (4-6ppl) is $45. Medium (6-8 ppl) is $65  Large (8-10ppl) is […]

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