It is officially summer and the season for entertaining. Whether you are hosting a sit down meal or a casual BBQ, we suggest adding herb infused water to the menu. Herb infused water not only adds a bit of sophistication, it also tastes delicious! Check out this link for some great ideas. Water with herbs like mint and rosemary along… Read more »
Hats are not only stylish, but they are also a great way to block the sun from your eyes and face. Fedora type hats are the “thing” this summer. This look is timeless and classic, and there are so many variations. J Crew has some nice options to check out.
If you are looking for things to do this summer, check out Bergen Mama’s 20 amazing things to do this summer. The Festival of Ballooning caught my eye — what a beautiful sight that would be.
I hope you do not think that I am a lush by now, but I wanted to share another favorite and indulgent drink recipe… If you are looking for a really simple cocktail, try this - Elderflower cordial on ice with a splash of vodka. Elderflower beverages are very common in the U.K., and the flower grows on bushes in the wild.… Read more »
Summer has officially begun, and we kicked off the season with a few days in Bay Head over the Memorial Day weekend. We have not been in town for 8 months and each summer there seems to be something new. This year was no exception. Source and tradition has opened in the old Applegate Hardware store and offers handcrafted,… Read more »
I am not crazy about barbecued chicken, but discovered this recipe for chicken kebabs that will be my ‘go-to’ for the summer. I found it on Jamie Oliver’s website — which I love. The smell of the cilantro and mint encapsulates summer for me.
Give Peas a Chance is a local, mom-owned business with the goal of helping you feed your child healthy and organic meals from their first purée, through toddlerhood and beyond. They are hosting a night that is perfect for parents who are concerned about food choices for their children. Talk about a guilt-free night out! Their BYOB (that’s bottle, not baby)… Read more »
Liberty Science Center’s new Infinity Climber is a suspended multi-story play space that dares you to climb, crawl, and balance your way through pathways as high as 35 feet above the atrium floor. Even better — adults are allowed to climb as well!