Shopkins Macaron Café Pop-Up Comes to NYC + SKECHERS Giveaway!

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Did you hear about the Shopkins Macaron Café Pop-Up experience that came to New York City?  In celebration of their newest collection, season eight, World Vacation – parents scrambled to get a coveted spot at the TriBeCa location during its duration in June.  We heard that tickets went within minutes of the free online sign-up […]

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Kids are Free This Summer at Medieval Times!

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Did you have a chance to see how much fun we had eating with our hands and cheering at the top of our lungs over at Medieval Time Dinner and Tournament in Lyndhurst, NJ? Our kids still talk about our visit to the castle, and that epic battle where our knight emerged as the winner! […]

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Water Country USA: The Ultimate Summer Family Vacation

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We hope you’ll find some helpful tips to plan the ultimate summer family vacation at Busch Gardens VA and Water Country USA. A trip to Busch Gardens VA was already on our family bucket list.  It’s a popular family destination for New Yorkers, whether traveling by car or by plane.  So when we had the […]

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Your Own Personal Minion: Meet Minion MiP Turbo Dave + Giveaway

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Who wouldn’t want their own personal Minion (adults included!) to help bring all your mischievous schemes to fruition?  Especially now that Despicable Me 3 movie has hit theaters!  We’re long time fans of WowWee toys, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at their Minion MiP™ Turbo Dave robot several months ago at TTPM’s spring/summer toy […]

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Hello July + Printable Calendar

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Sparklers, fireworks, tons of beach days and that wonderful feeling of an endless summer.  I love July for so many reasons – but the healing power of the ocean always tops my list.  We certainly have a busy month ahead filled with sports camp, surf camp, family celebrations and more – and I almost forgot […]

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The Citizen STEM Initiative Award

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It’s always wonderful to see brands that we partner with investing in our youth.  Recently, The Citizen STEM Initiative Award competition challenged grade nine students throughout the state of New Jersey to create 90-second videos highlighting their favorite aspect of physics. It’s certainly impressive that the winner’s submission, created by Gabrielle Grupenhof from Oradell, New Jersey, […]

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