Posts Categorized: Our Favorite Things

Bay Head 2014

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As we near the end of our stay in Bay Head, I wanted to share some of the high­lights of our month in this cozy beach town. The girls spent a big part of each day at the beach with their gang of eight friends. They built entire sand ‘vil­lages’ and set up a ‘store’ on the… Read more »

Back to School Supplies

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Time for back to school sup­plies. My girl­friend is a nutri­tion­ist and loves PlanetBox for school lunches. They have seg­mented con­tain­ers that allow you to pack deli­cious and healthy snacks. Lunchskins offers reusable sand­wich bags — I feel guilty every time I pack a sand­wich in a ziplock! Lastly, I just dis­cov­ered Herschel Supply back­packs, which are also avail­able from J Crew. They look pretty solid and the… Read more »

NJ’s Ice Cream Destinations

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Summertime means extra long lines at ice cream shops, but we all crave some­thing sweet and refresh­ing after a long day in the heat. Even if we don’t want to admit it, we all have our favorite spot to get ice cream. For local Hoboken res­i­dents, Torico in Jersey City spe­cial­izes in cre­at­ing trop­i­cal fla­vors that can mimic… Read more »

Making Jam

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My mum makes the best jam. A child­hood friend of mine recently admit­ted that she first became friends with me because she loved my mum’s black­berry jam so much. While in France vis­it­ing my mum this sum­mer, we enjoyed sev­eral dif­fer­ent fla­vors and came home with a cou­ple of pre­cious jars. Our favorite was the rhubarb, apri­cot… Read more »

The New Bee Location

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We are thrilled to announce that The Bee has opened a new loca­tion in Point Pleasant. Kim Kiss Morris had to close two of her three stores after Hurricane Sandy due to the dam­age, but she has bounced back. Summer would not be com­plete with­out trips to The Bee for some retail therapy…especially on a rainy day!