May 03, 2022
Family
February 01, 2022
Food

30+ Ideas for Your Elf on the Shelf

Still Need an Elf? Get Your Elf on the Shelf here.Remember when your Elf on the Shelf was content just sitting on a shelf? Those days are over! We live in a Pinterest perfect work and our elves are not immune! They get more creative every year and now require props, accessories and new outfits–some wearing Elf Couture! This year’s elf might even […]

Where to Recycle Holiday Lights

It’s that time of year! I take out my holiday lights, ready to string them around my Christmas tree only to discover numerous strandas that are beyond repair. But don’t just toss them! String lights can be recycled. Christmas lights are made from copper, glass, and plastic all which can be either recycled or reclaimed in some way. They are also dangerous to animals […]

Where to Recycle Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Did you know Lowe’s recycles compact fluorescent light bulbs? Lowe’s also accepts plastic bags, rechargeable batteries, and cellphones! Incandescent light bulbs are ok to throw in the trash with the other household items. They’re not considered hazardous waste, but it’s still a good idea to wrap them up in paper in case they break. Fluorescent light bulbs […]

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 […]

13 Ways to Make Memorial Day Meaningful

Memorial Day is often a day of barbecues, parties, and celebrating the coming of summer. It can be easy to get lost in all the activities and miss out on the opportunity to honor military heroes and loved ones who have passed away. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the day with more meaning attached, […]

30+ Things to Do on a Rainy Weekend

Ok, so it’s not the weekend you were hoping for. You had visions of digging your toes in the sand and sipping on a cold beverage while baking in the sun. Or of a backyard barbecue with friends. But here we are…cooped up inside on an unseasonably cold, rainy day.  You’re bored and so are your kids. But fear not–the […]

Music & Laughter In The Park

Saturday Nights June 5 through September • 7:30 – 10pm Enjoy a little Music & Laughter In The Park for Ridgewood’s Saturday Night Summer Concert Series. Bring a few chairs and a blanket and your favorite takeout from one of our fantastic Ridgewood restaurants while you watch and listen to the show in Van Neste Sq. Park!   […]

15+ Boozy Red, White & Blue Cocktails

Having a crowd for Memorial Day? Try one of these red, white and blue cocktails to make the day more festive. 1. Red, White & Blue Curacao Shots 2. Watermelon Lemonade (Spiked or Not) 3. Electric Blue Vodka Lemonade 4. Red, White OR Blue Jello Shots 5. Szechuan Coconut Cocktail 6. Red, White, & Blue Bomb Shots 7. Raspberry Lemonade […]

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