June 08, 2018
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Dear Evan Hansen … I’m glad you wrote!

My girls surprised me the other day with a voucher for any Broadway show I wanted to see with their dad. (Young moms, here’s something to look forward to. It is really nice to have older kids who spend their own money on you.) The plan was for me to make a list of my […]

Is Sponge Bob for Grown-Ups too?

See More Reviews of Shows My kids have been begging to see Sponge Bob on Broadway since it came out. And just like I do with other places they beg to go to (like Chuckie Cheese and the Sugar Factory), I ignored the pleas and avoided it. But recently, we had friends coming to town who asked […]

5 Perfect Chairs for Summer

You’ll enjoy your time in the outdoors a little more with a comfy chair that’s just right for you. 1. Coleman Cooler Quad Portable Chair Why we like it: Besides being comfortable and sturdy, there’s a cooler built into the left arm. $21.95 2. ALPS Mountaineering Folding Chair Why we like it: It’s low, great for the beach and solid. $36 3. Timber […]

A New Mexican Spot to Eat (& Drink) in Bergen County

If you’re looking for a new place to try, Lolita’s Mexican Cantina opened this month in Westwood. Owners Fernando and Deborah Lopez and Oscar Toledo also own Sabor Latin Bistro in North Bergen. Dishes we look forward to trying include Cheesy Corn Elote and Fundido, Beer Battered Fish Tacos and their Aztec BBQ Ribs. Plus, no need to […]

Summer Beauty Must-Have: Liquid Sunshine.

This is a must-have for summer: LimeLight Liquid Sunshine, a bronzer…if you can find it! Think of it as make up for your arms and legs. Use it for one night and it washes off in the shower.The stuff has been flying off the shelves. I discovered it Beauty Con, a convention where people in the beauty biz […]

Old Navy Sale

A great sale at Old Navy.

A Taste of Tuscany is Coming to Westfield.

Something warm and delicious is coming to Westfield: Farinolio. The restaurant and bakery will serve a variety of savory and sweet baked specialties from Tuscany. Farinolio is the creation of three founders: Francesco Colbertaldo and Tonino Salvatori, first generation Italians, and Annette Colbertaldo, who lived in Italy for eight years. They hope to share their traditions and passion for great Tuscan food. “I […]

I Can’t Believe I Fell for this FB Scam–I Feel Like a Sucker!!!

I’m usually smarter than this. I usually think of myself as being pretty savvy when it comes to FB crap, but this one got me and made me feel like a sucker. As I was scrolling through FB admiring friends’ photos, a pop-up appeared offering a free trial Pearlessence, an anti-wrinkle cream that claimed to be […]

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