February 13, 2020
OurPicks

Dining NJ: The Fruity Pebble Mac Daddy Awaits You

If you crave ice cream and love instagram-worthy food, myou need to make a trip to Milk Sugar Love in Jersey City.  Owner, Emma Taylor, spent summers in Ocean City eating Kohr’s Brothers Custard with rainbow jimmies. She takes this concept to a whole new level with her Fruity Pebble Mac Daddy, an ice-cream sandwich made from macaroons and encased in colorful fruity pebbles. “When I […]

Our Picks: Preservative-Free, All-Natural Treats for Your Pup!

 Most of our readers are passionate about eating well so why not hold your pet food to that same standard? Dog Jerky Co. is changing the way we treat our pets with their organic doggy treats. Owner Kelly Killion explained that the inspiration behind Dog Jerky Co. came from shopping at local stores searching for dog treats that were all-natural and made in the USA. But every jerky […]

Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020  •  6:30 PM  8:00 PM Mahwah Municipal Alliance (MMA) presents Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, Free Film Screening Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with American Gold Medalist: Michael Phelps. The goal […]

Teen Skills for Stress and Resilience

Also Read: How to Get Teens Off Their Screens Thursday, January 23 • 7-9 p.m. Next up in the Edison Speaker Series is a viewing of “Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress and Resilience” on Thursday, January 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the EIS auditorium. Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens […]

Our Picks: Reusable Grocery Bags

Also Read: Fun, Eco-friendly Straws With plastic bags finally disappearing from stores, it’s time to get serious about your reusable shopping bag options. We have 2 picks: one for our cold items and the other for everything else. The Bee-Green Set Why We Like Them: Bee Green bags are sturdy and light weight; machine washable; and […]

A Fun Eco-Friendly Straw Options: Pasta Straws

We’re all trying to cut back on our plastic straws (and plastic bags) to save the environment, but sometimes, a drink is just better with a straw! The paper straws don’t last long and usually disenegrate before you’ve finished your beverage. And reusable metal straws have hit the market but honestly, I can barely remmeber to […]

Put the Phones Down: 25+ Fun Family Games

Also Read: 35+ Gifts That Give Back! This holiday, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of our staff’s favorite family games on a chilly weekend night. Twister Ultimate I have loved Twister since I was 10 and my kids love it too. As our family has grown, we just can’t fit on the mat anymore. So now […]

Our Picks: Waterproof Rubber “High Tops”

Roma’s all natural splashy, colorful rain boots are made from soft rubber, are all waterproof and at a good price point. Their “ILONA Art 4 Rain” boot is perfect for the kid who loves their Chuck Taylor hightops. The best part: We discovered these boots when we were researching companies that give back. For every pair of Roma Boots sold, a brand new […]

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