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Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine and Caribbean Travel & Life, Heather is chauffeur to 3 busy kids; the president of her Home and School Association; and VP of Marketing for TipsFromTown. And she's passionate about all 3!

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25+ Family Games to Play This Summer!

This summer, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of these fun family games on a family Friday night or on your trip to the beach! See our ADULTS ONLY games  • • • • • • • • • THE CLASSICS • • • • • • • • •  Let’s start with the classics: games that should […]

Have an Event You Want to Share? We’re All Ears!

Have an event you’d like to share in your town? We’re all ears! Email us a photo, brief details and link to the event and we’ll include it on our site! Email info@tipsfromtown.com   5 Essentials for a Fun, Stress-Free Beach Day Costa Rica Adventure with Kids Our Pick: A Mess-Free, Fruit-Infusing Water Bottle   […]

Put on Your Dancing Shoes for an Evening of Latin Music

Downtown Concert Series July 27  •  6pm – 8pm Enjoy the sounds of Barba Roja Latin Band, a New Jersey band with Venezuelan roots, has been performing for over twenty years playing a mix of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rock en Espanol, Latin Pop, and Latin Jazz. Dancing shoes are a must for this exciting concert! Museum of […]

Movie Night Under the Stars…on the Farm

Free Outdoor Movie Night at Alstede Farms. Friday, July 20th  8pm Featuring the Disney movie “Coco” Spend an afternoon picking your own produce and stay to watch a movie under the stars on the farm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for the ultimate summertime experience.  Arrive early, and take the night off from cooking, to enjoy delicious […]

NJ Butterfly Festival

Butterfly Festival Saturday, July 14 Be a part of the beauty of butterflies at the first ever Butterfly Festival in Gloucester County!  Tour the Gloucester Co. Certified Gardeners’ Butterfly House. Have fun making crafts, having your face painted and watching balloon artistry.  Wear your wings and antennae and join in the Butterfly and Bug Parade! Click for more […]

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

15+ Quick, Easy No-Cook Meals!

When it’s hot outside or if you’re just feeling a little lazy, here are a few meals that don’t require cooking at all! Hummus & Veggie Sandwiches Super fresh, super crispy and super delicious. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins!  Make-Your-Own Sandwich Buffet Great for get-togethers. Mediterranean “Pizzas” with […]

Chakra Pop: Celebrating Color & Chakras

Get ready for a yoga experience (& photo op) like no other celebrating color…and chakras and followed with a little brew: CHAKRA POP! Chakra pop flow combines yoga and color, transforming a physical study of the seven main chakras: wheels of energy along the length of the spine. The 90 minute yoga session will include a […]

2018 Ridgewood Fourth of July Parade Highlights

This year, Ridgewood’s beloved fourth of July parade theme was  “Rockin’ Ridgewood: Celebrating All-American Music.” As always, Ridgewood residents went all out! Here are some of their amazing creations. Feel free to email your pics to us and we’ll add them to the batch! See highlights from last year’s parade. Thank you to Amy Kahn and […]

Red, White & Blue Shots

Refreshingly cool, perfectly sweet and perfect for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Veteran’s Day. 1 part Blue Curacao Liqueur 1 part Peach Schnapps Liqueur 1 part Grenadine Pour grenadine into the bottom of a shot glass. Gently float the peach Schnapps over it. Gently top the shot glass with  Blue Curacao Liqueur. You can pour liqueur over the back […]

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