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Mother's day Breakfast Joyce Venezia Suss

Making Breakfast for Mom on Mother’s Day

Cooking breakfast for Mom on Mother’s Day is a time-honored tradition in many families. It can be as fun and simple as Dad and the kids preparing Mom a fun Egg in a Hole – perhaps even served to her on a tray in bed. Or it can be a lovely sit-down... Read More

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Adventures Await in Monmouth County Parks

Choose your own adventure and explore the great outdoors as you visit some of our local parks this spring and summer. Monmouth County is home to a wide variety of parks and playgrounds that will keep your family busy and engaged at no cost to you while... Read More

Pagano’s UVA Ristorante Bradley Beach NJ

Pagano’s UVA Ristorante

With spring in our hearts, we headed off to the always-busy dining town of Bradley Beach to give one of its mainstay restaurants a whirl: the family-owned Pagano’s UVA Ristorante. In a town with so many dining options, this authentic Italian cornerstone... Read More

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Jacob Thacke Takes a Patriotic Path to Success

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact The Journal. We’ll help you polish it up,... Read More

Welcome Spring with a Trip to a NJ Wine Festival

Spring approaches, and winter-weary New Jerseyans are more than ready to venture out and start enjoying day trips to all the season has to offer, including some fabulous festivals. Among them are some toast-worthy wine events, featuring tastings of outstanding... Read More

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Taylor Butler House/Marlpit Hall

The Victorian “Taylor Family complex” mansion complex, located at 127 Kings Highway in Middletown, includes one house from the 18th century and another from the mid-19th century. The older of the two structures is Marlpit Hall, which is a blend of... Read More

Spring Savings With Cindy

Spring Savings With Cindy

If you are like me, spring gets you itching to tackle some home improvement projects. After a long, cold winter, I’ve usually got a mile-long list of things to have done around the outside of the house. Not only do these projects require time, they... Read More

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Smart and Simple Spring Organizing Tips for Families

As the spring weather arrives, many of us get the urge to tackle spring cleaning and organization. Perhaps we are inspired by the KonMari craze or simply need to declutter all we acquired over the winter season. Spring organization can transform your... Read More

Joyce Venezia Suss What's cooking pilaf

Welcoming Spring with Nature’s First Bounty

After long winter months with heavier foods, April brings welcomed relief as farm-fresh vegetables reappear in food markets – tender, sweet and super crisp. Look for green peas, new carrots, artichokes, spring onions and – my favorite – asparagus. I... Read More