Food & Drink

The Starter Mom: The holiday party pooper

The Starter Mom: The holiday party pooper

by Nicole Loughan Holiday party season at school has begun and with it the annual Pinterest hunt to make the cleverest apple slices ever known to man. At my two class holiday parties for Halloween I signed up for apple slices. I did this mainly because during the week prior I had purchased a giant […]

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Food

2015 Fall Guide: Fall Food

This year, Autumn begins on September 23rd and ends on December 21st. Although in past times Fall has been associated with times of sadness since summer is over and the cold winter is around the corner, the harvest season is actually a favorite of many because of the cooler temperatures with the leaves changing and […]

This Weekend, September 18th and 19th, in Ocean County

This Weekend, September 18th and 19th, in Ocean County

It’s finally the weekend! Below is a list of local events HAPPENING in Ocean County. Be sure to also check our Ocean Happening Calendar and Fall Guide articles to make sure you’re not missing out on any fun (or food, shows, and other entertainment)! September 18th & 19th Saturday Nightmare at Gravity Hill Haunted Trail & Zombie […]

Sunday Funday Recipes For The Grill

Sunday Funday Recipes For The Grill

By this time in the summer, your grill has most likely had plenty of use from all of those BBQs. Here are some very easy recipes to add to your lunch or dinner menu today (and for labor day weekend, too)! Some grill tips before and during cooking: Clean and oil your grill grates and preheat […]

August Produce Guide: Your Local Farmer’s Markets

August Produce Guide: Your Local Farmer’s Markets

August Produce Guide Written by Jenni Maher August already? Summer is flying by way too fast! But it’s not too late to stock up on this month’s seasonal produce. As the summer winds down, now is a great time to visit your local farmer’s market to gather your favorite end-of-season produce. Better yet, check out […]

Clam Festival at the Highlands

Clam Festival at the Highlands

What: The Clam Festival includes delicious seafood, along with beer, wine, and sangria. Blue-sky Amusements will set up the midway and the Paladin Amusements will provide a game court. When: Friday July 31, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Saturday August 1st 12pm-11pm, Sunday August 2nd 12pm-8pm Where: Huddy Park, 301 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732 How: Free entry […]

A Call to All Coffee Lovers

A Call to All Coffee Lovers

By: Jennifer Maher Like many of us, you may connect with coffee on a spiritual level—you NEED your caffeine. It’s what keeps you going. But have you ever considered that you might be reaching for that coffee at the wrong time of day? Recent studies show that there is an optimal time frame that us […]

Herbs & Spice Are Everything Nice

Herbs & Spice Are Everything Nice

By: Jennifer Maher If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for something quick, easy and most importantly—delicious, when it comes to cooking. Spices and herbs are a quick-fix to freshen up an otherwise bland recipe and can be found right here in Ocean County! Not only are spices a delicious way to keep your meals […]