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How To Avoid Ticks at the Jersey Shore [LIST]
It is that time of year ... "Tick Season" and this year officials are warning it could be a big year for the bugs! As I mentioned in  my latest blog "Hiking New Jersey" we did encounter ticks so now is a good time to pick hiking and outdoor play areas that ha…
Celebrating Ocean County’s Convenient Drive-Thrus
It's National Drive-Thru Day so we salute all of the New Jersey businesses who let us do business while staying in our cars.  It's a convenience that was started in the late 1940s for people who wanted food but didn't want to go into the restaurant...
When Ocean County Kids Leave Home: Advice for Empty Nesters
It seems that each year, more of my friends are becoming "Empty Nesters."  Kids are going off to college, or have moved away to start a new job.
While parents are happy to see their kids' spread their wings and fly, it can be a challenging adjustment to make after spending…
This Surprised Me Last Night: Why Was I The Only One?
I'm following up yesterday's blog post about how to keep bugs away when we're outside in the summer.  I mentioned some of the sprays and citronella products I was aware of.
Well, as luck would have it, I attended a gathering last night where there were way more mosquitoes than peo…

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