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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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Ramsey Welcomes a New Coffee Shop to Town!

We loved American Bulldog Coffee in Ridgewood and now, the gourmet coffee house, is open in the heart of downtown Ramsey. The coffee house will not only offer fresh roasted coffee but an array of baked goods, some gluten-free, homemade plant-based milks and ice cream. And in the Ramsey location only, they will be serving delicious […]

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Baked Brie & Artichoke Dip or try this Skinny Version of Artichoke Dip Bacon-Wrapped Dates. Hot Carmelized Onion, Bacon & Cheese Dip Sweet and cheesy Cranberry Brie Bites Prosciutto-Wrapped Harts of Palm with Garlic Remoulade Zucchini Bottomed “Pizza” Bites Sweet & Tangy Healthy Hummus   Smooth & Creamy Avocado “Hummus” Brie & Apple Tart Simple […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

RHS Boys Varsity Soccer team is heading to the State Finals Tomorrow!

Congratulations to the RHS Boys Varsity team! They are heading to the State Sectional! Last time we made it this far was in the late 1950s so this is a time to celebrate! Our State Sectional Final game will be played on Friday, November 8 at 2 pm. It’s a home game at RHS Stadium. Let’s show […]

Can Stress Affect the Gender of Your Baby?

Read This Before You Decide to Get Pregnant Again A new study by American and British researchers reveals there may a link between a woman’s stress level and whether she has a boy or a girl. High stress, measured in this study by both subjective participant reports and serum cortisol levels, seemed to increase the […]

Halloween Cocktails: Vanilla Pumpkin Martini

Ingredients 2 ounces vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce cream liqueur 1/2 ounce pumpkin liqueur Dip in the rim of your glass into a shallow bowl of water to wet the rim of a martini glass. Then, dip the glass in black salt to cat the edge. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the vodka and cream liqueur. Shake it well. […]

A Last Minute Mom’s Easy, No-Bake Halloween Treat

Need a last minute treat for a Halloween party? This couldn’t be easier with store-bought cupcakes!, All you need: Chocolate-frosted chocolate cupcakes Oreos Edible Googly Eyes. Use Oreo halves for the ears and pop on edible googly eyes. The hardest part? Cutting the Oreo so here’s a tip: wet a sharp knife with water. Hold the knife […]

Tips’ DIY Halloween Costumes

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite DIY costumes–some easier than others. By Our TipsFromTown Staff Have a fun costume you’d like to share? Email us a pic so we can add it to our post! Channel Your Inner Charlie Brown Is there anything more traditional than making a ghost costume from a sheet? You can cut […]

RHS Shoe Drive: Soles for Souls

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Calling All Lego Fans: The Lego Brick Fair is Coming

A thousand of the most dedicated adult Lego builders from across the world are coming to NJ. Explore their brilliantly built creations, meet the builders, learn new building techniques and building fantastic creations for lego fans! The fair will allow you to see, touch, experience, learn and be inspired by legos! Kids can play with Legos and try […]

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