Jersey Brew

I’m definitely a wine drinker, not much of a beer drinker, but I enjoy a good hard cider on occasion. The New Jersey “Ironbound” hard cider got my attention when I heard of it. First some background. I live in NJ. I grew up in the Ironbound section of Newark, also known by its other … More Jersey Brew

No More Gnomes

Yesterday I took the dog for a walk along the Delaware River in Frenchtown, NJ. I enjoy the D&R Canal path that offers views of the river and is frequented by joggers, bicyclists and other dog walkers. In the summer you can see canoes, kayaks and rafts floating down the river. There are cute shops … More No More Gnomes

Cape May Christmas

Known as Exit 0 for its exit number off the Garden State Parkway, Cape May, NJ is a fantastic place for getting in the mood for Christmas. Hubby and I took the 3 hour drive and checked into the Congress Hall Hotel for a two night getaway. From the moment we walked in, it was … More Cape May Christmas

A Jersey Gem

Ah beautiful Cape May, the southern-most beach town in New Jersey. One of America’s oldest vacation destinations, its recorded history dates back as far as the early 1600’s when it was first explored by Captain Cornelius Jacobsen Mey. Cape May does not have a boardwalk as some of the other Jersey shore towns, packed with hotels, eateries, … More A Jersey Gem

NJ Cops

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Two New Jersey police officers went above and beyond the call of duty to drive about 650 miles to return a beloved pet dog to her owner. One of Bella the basset hound’s owners was stuck in New Jersey, police said. The man, a 34-year-old resident of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, … More NJ Cops