Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This Autumn Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup combines classic fall ingredients in a savory and sweet, healthy meal. Former chef and mom of two, Jennifer Segal, is the blogger behind Once Upon A Chef and author of a book, also called Once Upon a Chef, full of...

Private Adoption in New Jersey

The decision to enter into a private adoption is an exciting one, but it also comes with several questions regarding the process. In New Jersey, there are two ways to enter into a private adoption: 1) Through an approved agency; or 2) Directly from the birth parents....

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes This story is adapted from Fannetastic Food’s guide to Sheet Pan Dinners. Sheet pan dinner recipes are a busy parent’s best friend. Aside from ordering in or heating up a frozen meal (and we’re not knocking those pinch-hitting...

Christina Geist on Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!

  A few months ago, we spoke to news anchor Willie Geist and his wife Christina about their busy family life with two working parents, their happy marriage, and more. Christina mentioned her upcoming book, Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!, and now that...

Extra Basil in Your Garden? 5 Fresh Recipe Ideas to Try!

Basil is one of our favorite summer flavors, and this time of year, home gardens are overflowing with it. Megan Sullivan of The Local Moms Network has shared her favorite ways to use the basil in her own home garden in Greenwich, CT.   1. Pesto We love pesto...

Meet Angela!

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in Ocean County? I was born in New Brunswick, NJ but moved to Manahawkin when I was 4 years old and have lived here ever since! Child(ren) and Age(s)? My daughter Brooklyn is 14 months old and I’m pregnant with...

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