Posts Categorized: Holidays

Things to DO This Weekend December 9 + 10: Chanukah and More!

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Things to DO This Weekend December 9 + 10: Chanukah Edition! Chanukah doesn’t start ’til the 12th but there are some fun activities beginning this weekend in addition to the rounds of amazing holiday things to do! We’ve also put together a list of local skiing and snowtubing if you have the time to spare… Read more »

Local Skiing for the Whole Family

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It’s a wonderful time of year to help your children develop a lifelong love of skiing, snowboarding, and other snowy sports. We’ve gathered a list of nearby ski resorts where you and your family can enjoy time on the slopes with minimal driving. Are your children ready to ski? Here are some basic safety tips from the New Jersey Ski… Read more »

Breakfast with Santa Near Hoboken & JC

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There are times when a visit with Santa needs to be more than just a moment on the knee! We’ve gathered the best opportunities closest to home. Travel times listed are by car from Hoboken and Jersey City but for NYC locations skip the hassles of traffic and parking and take advantage of NY Waterways… Read more »

Local Love: Volunteering & Giving in Hoboken & JC

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Saturday December 2nd 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Teach your child to care for the elderly this holiday season with Mommies Heart to Heart at Saint Ann’s Home in Jersey City. Enjoy Russian dance by children and interacting with the grandmas with educational toys from Discovery Toys! Bring a holiday card or baked good to cheer up… Read more »

Simple & Elegant Holiday Decor

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Simple & Elegant Holiday Decor I just love decorating the house for the holidays. The smell of pine in the house is so divine so I feel the more the better! I sought inspiration this year from Scandinavia where they have a more minimalistic style. A couple of years ago I took that Scandinavian style sensibility… Read more »

Local Tree Farms for Your Best Tree Ever

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Cutting down your own tree in NJ Cutting down your own tree in NJ Are you considering chopping down your own tree this year? We are! We’ve identified a baker’s dozen of local farms for choosing your holiday spruce, fir or pine. The distance ranges from a mere 33 minute journey to the “over-the-river-and-through-the-woods” 3… Read more »

Where’s the Best Santa?

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I spend some time each week looking at the FB Mom groups for local mom news and noticed a lot of chat around where the best Santas were setting up for their photo moment. I took a quick look around and here, IMHO (in my humble opinion), is a ranking of the local guys in… Read more »