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My Visit To Island Beach State Park

In the winter months, it is a continuous battle trying to stay active and finding outdoor activities that don’t involve frostbite. I’ve found that staying at home the majority of days, with a repetitive routine, has been quite mundane. I woke up to... Read More

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Take a walk this spring – out your front door, to the front of your house, and turn around. Pretend you are a passerby and look carefully at what you see. The term “curb appeal” is often used when selling a home, but it’s also an important attribute... Read More

Exploring the Historical Haven of the Covenhoven House

Freehold is home to some lovely historic properties and sites. Covenhoven House stands at 150 West Main St. in Freehold. The white and green home, with its unusual fish scale shingled exterior, was built in 1752 by William and Elizabeth Covenhoven, a... Read More

Musical Fun for All Ages

Music is not just for listening: It’s for dancing, jumping, frolicking, and having a good time with family and friends of all ages! Turn on your favorite tunes, and have some fun with these activities. If you don’t share the same musical tastes, look... Read More

My Visit To Places Where I Could Give Back

We are thinking about our health now more than ever. It has become a priority to so many, especially during a pandemic. I began to think about ways to give back and help those struggling with COVID-19 and other health issues. When feelings of hopelessness... Read More

LETS DISH! Lets Talk About Kids Baking

Having fun is synonymous with having kids, or maybe it’s the other way around. Kids turn things into fun and games, so why not make some easy, fun foods and desserts that they can create themselves and the family can enjoy eating together? It will spark... Read More

Simple Ways to Show Random Acts of Kindness

During challenging times, many people feel lonely, sad, angry, even scared. A small act of kindness shown to them can brighten their day and improve their mood. And it works both ways: That positive feeling also benefits the giver. Random acts of kindness... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Foods For Great Skin

Caring for your skin throughout your life’s decades is probably the No. 1 way to help you look your best through the ages. Of course, there are cosmetics and medical ways to enhance one’s skin, but is there a way to be beautiful through food? The... Read More

Red Bank Teen Talks Finding Her Passion in Writing

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

My Visit To Local Spas

It’s a new year – thank goodness! Last year was stressful on all of us. I noticed that it took a toll on my skin and body. Stress can cause a number of unwanted things like aging, acne, tightened muscles and more. As if dealing with stress isn’t... Read More