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Join Shawn & Sue’s Birthday Club
Join Shawn & Sue's Birthday Club - brought to you by Van Holten's Chocolates & Fudge, creating memories one piece of candy at a time!
Tune in for Shawn & Sue's Birthday Club every weekday morning at 6:45AM and listen for your name as we un down all of our listen…
Ocean County Kids Have Fun; Parents Get A Break
I wrote a few weeks ago about the rise of summer camps for adults.  But now I'm going back to basics, wondering if you'll be sending your kids to a sleep-away camp.  It seems like it could be a win-win.  Children keep their minds and bodies active, and parents get a break fr…
I Didn’t Realize New Jersey Has So Many Museums!
It's National Museum Day so Thinkwell Group, a design and production agency that creates museum exhibits and cultural attractions surveyed 1,000 Americans about their museum-going habits.   They found that 1 in 10 Americans have never been to a museum...
Gift Ideas For Ocean County’s Grads
My sister has been bitten by the Etsy bug.  Do you know about that website?  It's an online marketplace for unique and crafty items that many regular stores don't carry.  In other words, it's a great place to get gifts for graduates.  She excitedly showed me some p…
Did The Big Pinelands Fire Make You More Prepared?
This week marks 10 years since the fire that destroyed 5 homes and damaged more than a dozen others.  I remember it was an unseasonably warm day so I went to Island Beach State Park with my guy who took the day off of work.  From the comfort of our beach chairs we saw the dark clouds of sm…
What Advice To Give Ocean County’s Graduates?
It's graduation season and we've been seeing footage of famous people giving commencement addresses.  The goal for the person at the podium is to share wisdom and inspiration that will prepare the grads for the real world.  People like Oprah, I'm sure, have a knack for those…
Ideas For Spending Quality Time With Mom
Even though Mothers Day is a big day for flower sales, there's a gift that doesn't have to cost any money:  quality time.  Ever since I read that book "The Five Love Languages," I've been aware that many people would rather spend time with a loved one than …

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