May 28, 2021
Living

The 10 Best Modern Neutral Exterior Paint Colors

I have been doing a lot of exterior consultations the past few months, which I love. Exterior color is one of the biggest challenges for a lay person (i.e. not an architectural color designer like me, so basically 99.99% of homeowners). Among other things, a lot of consideration has to be given to the amount of sunlight your home gets […]

10 Rules to Follow…If You Don’t Understand Football

Second only to girls’ lacrosse, football has the most difficult to understand, seemingly arbitrary rules. It often seems the whistle gets blown for the most minor infractions and doesn’t get blown when men are pummeling other men to the ground. You may not know this, but football watching also has rules, and if you are going to […]

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 […]

25+ Valentines Made with Love

You’ll never find anything as cute or orginal in the stores as the ones you make youself. Plus it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon being creatvie with your kids. Here are a few of our staff’s favorites from over the years–some that our kids made and some that we’ve discovered in our search for […]

FAMILY FUN: Get Outside & Skate!

Feeling cooped up? Get outside and skate at bergen County’s Rink at Winter Wonderland. The rink will remain open until Sunday, February 21st, 2021. The rink has been upgraded to a full regulation sized ice skating rink to give you even more ice to skate on! Skating sessions are 50 minutes long. Visitors must purchase tickets in advance. Face masks […]

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

How to Become a Photoshop Wiz.

Want to elarn how to make Pinterst-perfect photos? Try a class in Photoshop. Learn how to enhance the colors and contrast in your photos. Or make your old photos look like new by getting rid of imperfections or tears. Or learn to create original digital art. You can try this with virtual classes at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey this winter! Students will […]

6 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year’s

Here are 6 foods thought to bring good fortune to your 2021… 1. Pork Pigs are a lucky symbol because they root forward. No looking back for this kid. Try our Pennsylvania Dutch Pork and Sauerkraut, Pork and Sage Meatballs (above) or a Super-Easy Rib Recipe. 2. Noodles. In Asian culture, noodles are believed to bring you a long life. Our Cold Sesame Noodles should do the […]

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