As the Olympics in Beijing comes to a close, it is important to take a moment and say “thank you” to the athletes for bringing their best to the games. New Jersey sent over 30 athletes to the Olympics. Here are just a few of our great athletes. Hakeem Abdul-Saboor – Bobsled Growing up in… Continue reading Jersey Represent at the Olympics
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It’s a Wonderful Life in New Jersey
"A toast to my big brother George: The richest man in town." ~Harry Bailey This year marks the 75th anniversary of the movie classic "It's a Wonderful Life" staring James Stewart as George Bailey. Originally a flop at the box office, it has found a place in the hearts of millions over the decades. What… Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Life in New Jersey
The Official Jersey Bucket List – Part Two
After the publishing of my "Official Jersey Bucket List," I received many requests for a part two. I will admit as soon as I published it, I continued to come up with more ideas. There is so much to see in New Jersey, it is almost impossible to include it all in one list. Let's… Continue reading The Official Jersey Bucket List – Part Two
Small Business Saturday – Jersey Style
While many people look forward to Black Friday for a good deal on a television set, I look forward to Small Business Saturday. Small businesses are the driving force behind the nation's economy. According to the Small Business Administration, in 2013, New Jersey small businesses employed over 1.7 people. More than 50 percent of those companies… Continue reading Small Business Saturday – Jersey Style
Jersey Road Trip: Frenchtown
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know there are plenty of places I love in the Garden State. One of my favorite places to visit is Frenchtown. Yesterday I headed to Frenchtown for a yarn spinning class at The Spinnery. I've been spinning yarns for quite a while (I have a… Continue reading Jersey Road Trip: Frenchtown
Visiting Beneduce Vineyards
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown, New Jersey. This small family-owned winery produces several different wines - white varieties are Chardonnay, Riesling (my personal favorite) and Gewürztraminer. Plantings of red grapes include Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and an Austrian red named Blaufränkisch. Our group had the opportunity to try… Continue reading Visiting Beneduce Vineyards
Memorial Day Events in New Jersey
Memorial Day - generally considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, many attend BBQs or head down the shore. Others look to buy a new car. Well, it is important to remember the real reason we can enjoy a long weekend - those who gave their lives for this great country.
All About Frenchtown
I really enjoy going to Frenchtown. It is a lovely little area with plenty of history. The first time I went there I was picking up my spinning wheel at The Spinnery. Since then, I go back for a day trip whenever I can.