Starbucks is Giving Free Coffee to Health Care Workers This Month

Kudos to Starbucks for giving back! To recognize the significant efforts of the front-line responder and health care community during the Covid pandemic, Starbucks announced today that it will offer a free tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) to front-line responders at participating Starbucks stores throughout the month of December to show appreciation for those […]

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 […]

Marietta’s favorite ‘Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies’ Recipe

We love this chewy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe because not only is it delicious, but it’s a great source for fiber and vitamin A. Because I love “anything” pumpkin I searched for a recipe that combined pumpkin with another of my favorites, chocolate chip cookies.  Came across this one, and have been using it […]

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 […]

10+ Crazy, Fun Virtual Roller Coaster Rides

Stuck at home and looking for a thrill? Experience a roller coaster ride right in your living room. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. The Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point, tallest hybrid roller coaster at 205 feet tall, steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster at 90 degrees! 2. Maybe the scariest ride, Saw the Ride starts indoors […]

Our Picks for Overwashed, Dry, Cracked Hands!

With cold, flu and coronavirus going around, we are washing our hands until they’re raw! So our staff put together their favorite products to make our hands look good again! Moisturizing soap. Steal: Jergens Moisturizing Hand Wash comes in an almond cherry scent and lathers great for kids, $6.99. or Mountain Falls Moisturizing Hand Soap is paraben-free and contains aloe vera. You can get a 4-pack for under […]

V Day Gift for the Guy in your Life

I recently tried this, and it is the perfect Valentine’s gift for the man you love, OR the whiskey-loving woman you love. (Hint, hint, Larry…)  8 Ball Chocolate whiskey is smooth, delicious and is the perfect combo of booze and chocolate — which are two of my favorite things. I’m not alone on that, right? They […]

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 […]