8 Reasons Your Zoomsgiving Might Be the Best Thanksgiving EVER!

While this might not be the year to see family in person, there are silver linings–6 in fact! Here’s why your Zoomsgiving might be the best Thanksgiving yet! 1. I Can’t Fit My Whole Family at One Table My extended family would never fit at one table, but we will fit on a zoom screen! 2. […]

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 […]

What to Wear to Your Thanksgiving Zoom: Turkey Hats!

This will be the first year in 15 years that we won’t be with my husband’s family at Thanksgiving. I know I’m not the only one that is separated from their family this year. We do plan to zoom and I wanted to find a way to keep things light and silly. We all need […]

7 Socially Distanced, Clever Ways to Get Your Candy to Trick or Treaters.

Ok, so Halloween, like lots of other things, isn’t going to be the same this year. But you can still treat your trick or treaters to something sweet–you just might have to be a little more creative. Here are 7 fun, social-distanced ideas to get the goods to your trick or treaters… Also Read: Safety Guidelines from the New […]

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 […]

How to Make a Movie Theatre…in Your Backyard.

We’re all looking for ways to entertain ourselves outside this summer. So our family just purchased this portable movie projector by Vivimage. It’s the best investment we made this summer! We set it up a few nights in kids’ bedrooms where they snuggled up under the covers for an over-sized movie experience; in our backyard and on vacation at the beach. We even brought […]

Red, White & Blue: 12 Tasty Treats for 4th!

Also read 25+ Mouth-Watering Burgers Make sure your guests grab some food and patriotic goods on their way to the parade. 1. Make red, white and blue popsicles fill popsicle molds with lemonade or sprite and add raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries. 2. Firecracker Red, White and Blue Cake is easier than it looks. Use food color to dye a 1/3 […]

Date Night in Ridgewood: Cocktails & Dinner.

Also Read: 25+ Fun Cocktails for Summer! A couple of nights ago, Larry and I were staring at each other across the island, not in a loving kind of way, but in a what-the-hell-do-we-do-now way. Almost a full season into quarantine, we were pretty much out of things to say to each other that didn’t start […]