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6 Tips for Boosting Your Exercise Regime

Doing your research before you start working out is vital for your health, recovery, and performance. Getting into the gym and figuring out how to use the equipment is the first step, but you need to make sure you are exercising safely, efficiently, and consistently. Having a structured routine will enhance your performance and lead […]

What You Need to Know About the Legalization of Marijuana

February 24, 2021 at 7:30PM What does the legalization of marijuana mean for you and your family? Get the facts at the Bergen County Prevention Coalition’s presentation  “Legalization of Marijuana: Know the Facts” on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:30PM. Registration is required at  After you register, you will be sent a zoom link. This presentation is open to all […]

20+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Keep it Light with a Pear Berry Thyme Fizz 2. Mulled Wine with Cranberries & Cardamom 3. Pace yourself with a 2 Ingredient Cocktail: The Ginger Shandy 4. Spiced Cabernet   5. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan.   6. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 7. […]

Pinwheel Cookies

This chocolate, buttery cookie is worth all the extra work. And it looks so pretty on the plate! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened ½ cup sugar ½ cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 3 ¾ cups All-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons whole milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract […]

15 Adult Games: 21 and Over Only!

Also Read: Our 25+ Favorite Family Games After we put together our 25+ Favorite, Must-Have Family Games post, we realized, grown-ups need to let off a little steam from the holiday stress too. So here are our Adults Only picks to play with your silliest, closest friends! I’ll be playing with my siblings …AFTER mom and dad go to bed. Try […]

How to Embrace Smart Technology in Your Home

Smart technology is a rapidly growing industry which, even now, most homes in the US are buying into. If you have a home assistant, such as Alexa, then you already have smart technology at your fingertips. The assistant tends to be a hub of communication between you and your devices and whilst they are common, […]

How to See Santa This Year

This year is a different from other years; Santa needs to social distance too! But we discovered a way that your kids can still have a visit with Santa–virtually. Santa will virtually visit your family from his North Pole Home, via ZOOM for 10 minutes through North Pole Direct. Have your Christmas list ready and any […]

Things to Do with Kids: Take Them on a Fairy Trail.

Looking for something to do with the kids outside? Take them on a fairy trail at South Mountain Reservation. They’ll discover hidden fairy houses made from natural materials. Right now especially, the trail is beautiful with the changing leaves. South Mountain Fairy Trail is located in South Mountain Reservation of Essex county, at the Locust Grove […]

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

Also Read: 50+ Thanksgiving Recipes You’ll LOVE If you’re having a smaller Thanskgiving dinner this year, it might make more sense to just make a turkey breast instead of a whole turkey. Here’s an easy but tasty recipe from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. Ingredients 1 whole bone-in turkey breast, 6 1/2 to 7 pounds 1 tablespoon […]

Ramsey Public Schools Makes the Top 10

Ramsey Public Schools was recently ranked number nine in the 2021 Best School Districts in Bergen County by Niche. Congratulations to our Board of Education, administrators, staff, and students! According to Niche, “The 2021 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. […]