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4 Things I Wish I Had Known as an Underclassman.

We first published this article written by then Ridgewood NJ High School junior, Molly McCarthy, in May of 2016. This is a good time to remind our high school students to take a breath and take some good advice from an upperclassman. Course requests are a high stress time in high school as students are required to choose classes […]

New Openings: A Colorful, Healthy, Locally-Sourced Food on Rt 17

One of my least favorite places to be is Route 17 but now, even when I’m in a rush shuttling kids to and fro, there is a healthy, organic option where we can grab a delicious dinner or snacks while we’re on the road: Thorn & Roots. It replaced B Good which we were sad to […]

Boozy Berry Limoncello Rosé Sangria

The warmer temps have us craving something fresh and light for our cocktail hour and this bubbly, boozy, berry sangria hits the spot. 6 Servings INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup limoncello 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 cup quartered fresh strawberries 1 bottle chilled demi-sec rosé champagne 1 lemon, thinly sliced Quarter strawberries. Thinly slice lemons and remove the seeds. Combine limoncello and strawberries in a […]

Not Your Every Day Kale Salad

See more Kale recipes here. Our staff has been crazy for kale for awhile so we’re always looking for new ways to eat it. So a we’re crazy about this new twist on the average kale salad from Dr. Reshma Shah, author of “Making Family Dinner Happen,” a guidebook on the importance of family dinners. The reason […]

Is Gatorade Bad for Your Kids?

Are sports drinks a nutritional replenishment or simply the new soda? Should you pump your kids full of Gatorade so they don’t dehydrate…or are you just providing empty calories? Gatorade was produced in response to a request by the University of Florida’s football coach who was looking for a way to keep his athletes from getting dehydrated. In the hot Florida […]

Thank You To My Mom Village

Mother’s Day is bittersweet for me. I lost my mom to ovarian cancer in 2007 when I had three small girls. The oldest was six and had just started Kindergarten, the youngest still a baby. In the final weeks of my mother’s life, my husband, Larry, asked what I needed, and I said, “I can’t […]

Touch a Truck is Back in Town!!!

Thursday, May 12  •  9 am – 2 pm  I loved bringing by kids to Touch a Truck in downtown Ridgewood, and they loved getting up close and personal. If you have younger kids or grandchildren, it is a do-not-miss! Imagine taking a seat behind the wheel of a real police cruiser. . . climbing aboard […]

Art in the Garden: An Evening Under the Stars

Saturday, June 4  • 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm Don’t miss Reeves-Reed Arboretum largest annual fundraiser and garden party featuring live and silent auctions, cocktails, full open bar, and scrumptious delicacies catered by David Ellis Events. This year’s event will be honoring the Summit Free Market.  Since its inception in 2008, this student-led reuse initiative has kept […]
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