Ice Skating Rinks in New Jersey

Ice Skating In New Jersey - Indoor and Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating is a fun family adventure. My kids are so proud when they manage to stay upright! They are even more proud when they learn a new skill on the ice. They also laugh very hard when mommy or daddy falls down. (For the record, daddy falls down way more times than mommy!)

10 Things to Do Over the Holiday Break

10 Things to Do Over the Holiday Break with Your New Jersey Family

The school holiday break is family time! Time for laughs, fun and exploring.  Here are 10 great events and activities for your New Jersey family to do during the holiday break.

Over 10 FREE Holiday Events in New Jersey

Over 10 FREE Holiday Events in New Jersey

The holiday season can be expensive. We are here to help. There are some great FREE holiday events for your family to enjoy right here in New Jersey. We couldn't limit ourselves to just 10 events. There are too many great holiday events happening in New Jersey.

Top Christmas-Themed Day Trips Across NJ State Lines

Top Christmas-Themed Day Trips Across NJ State Lines

Take a break from the madness of the season to enjoy some special time with the kiddos. Make it extra special by exploring a place you don't normally go! Here are a few ideas for some places that are not too far and are worth a drive, even though they are outside of New Jersey.

10 Top Family Resorts for the Christmas Holiday

The Holidays are almost here... thinking about a trip?  Yes, we are too! 

Christmas seems to bring out the best in the Family Resorts, and we have definitely noticed.  Pack up the family and head to one of these festive family resorts for the holidays.  Think Gigantic Christmas Trees, lavishly adorned tables, twinking lights everywhere and plenty of Christmas activities for the whole family.

So what are you waiting for?  Start planning that Holiday Vacation with the The Top 10 Family Resorts for the Holidays.   

Unique Places to See Santa in New Jersey

Over 10 Unique Places to Meet Santa in New Jersey

You can easily wave to Santa as you pass him in the mall. You can wave to him as he rides by in a parade. But hey, let's do something different this year. Let's shake things up this holiday season. Let's make your holiday photo with Santa something to really remember. Here are our top picks for unique locations and experiences to meet Santa this year in New Jersey.

Holiday Events at New Jersey Zoos

Holiday Events at New Jersey Zoos

Visiting a zoo during the holiday season can be magical. Many zoos offer special holiday events including holiday lights, visits with Santa, train rides and more holiday fun. In New Jersey, we are fortunate our local zoos have wonderful events planned for the holiday season.

Venues with Sensory-Friendly Events in NJ

Venues with Sensory-Friendly Events in New Jersey

Many venues in New Jersey offer events for special needs children and families with sensory concerns. At these events, accommodations have been made to allow children to feel comfortable and included. See locations in New Jersey offering sensory-friendly events.

Indoor Water Parks for Your NJ Family

Indoor Water Parks for Your New Jersey Family

Indoor water parks are a great location for family fun any time of year. Consistently 84 degrees and sunny inside, they are places for families to escape all sorts of weather and always be guaranteed a fun time! Many are attached to hotel resorts, allowing for leisurely overnight getaways.

Autumnal Centerpiece By Jenny Kusters

Autumnal Centerpiece with Homemade Soy Candles

by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" --

I've got to say, I'm pretty super-duper pleased, with my first try at DIY candle making! After researching the many different types of candles one could make, and all the different difficulties one could encounter with each; I chose the soy candle as an easy starting point.

No Sew Corpse Bride By Jenny Kusters

No Sew Corpse Bride

by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" --

For this year's Halloween costume, I came up with such an EASY, NO-SEW way of achieving a high impact look. The only problem was deciding how scary or sweet to make it. And boy, did we find both extremes! We finally settled on a happy medium, with this 'Corpse Bride' look, but it's up to you on which direction you'll take your little ghouls this year. I will show you the other 2 versions at the end.... but beware! The scary one is really pretty scary!! Maybe more for the grown ups. : )

Guide to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Our High-Kicking Guide to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

There is no better place to be during the holiday season than at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City. Whether you are going for the first time or go yearly as a family tradition, the show is always magical and appeals to all ages.