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Fall Skincare

Fall Skincare

  Fall skincare and beauty feels like a fresh start for our faces. With the kids back in school, you have more than 30 seconds to get back into a skincare routine...and maybe even put on some makeup! But where to start? We asked Kari Molvar, a mom of two girls...

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian. If your family loves it so much you want to make it all winter long, just sub in...

Meet-a-Mom: Liz Mermin Filmmaker of Generation 9/11

Meet-a-Mom: Liz Mermin Filmmaker of Generation 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of September 11th. For many of us, that tragic morning felt like a line drawn in the sand. You remember what you were doing, where you were—and who you were—before it happened. Then, the world—and your view of it—changed forever....

Meet-a-Mom: Ashley Vaz of Ashley Vaz Photography

Meet-a-Mom: Ashley Vaz of Ashley Vaz Photography

This week’s Meet-a-Mom is the creative and beautiful Ashley Vaz of Ashley Vaz Photography, this #parsippany Mom shares her favorite local spots and how she turned her talents into a business.

Meet Rockets of Awesome Founder Rachel Blumenthal

Meet Rockets of Awesome Founder Rachel Blumenthal

Anyone else a bit overwhelmed with back-to-school shopping this year, or reluctant to spend a lot of time at the mall with your kids trying on clothes? We’re right there with you, and that’s why we’re partnering with @rocketsofawesome, a mom-founded kids brand that allows you to shop through a subscription service (customized to your child) or simply make a la carte purchases online. Between the convenience factor and the quality and selection, we love it, and think you will, too. We spoke to Founder and CEO Rachael Blumenthal about her amazing brand, back-to-school picks, being a dual-entrepreneur family (her husband founded @warbyparker) and more.

Meet-a-Mom: Christine Kohler Owner and Director of Danceworks

Meet-a-Mom: Christine Kohler Owner and Director of Danceworks

Meet-a-Mom, Christine Kohler also know as Ms. Christine to her students has been a Denville business owner for 29 years! This incredible Mom is not only a director and former dancer but can show you some boxing moves. Read our interview to find out more about this amazing local Mom and her favorite local hot spots.

S’Mores Board!

S’Mores Board!

There’s still a little bit of summer left, so why not make the most of it with a S’Mores Board! We love the version pictured above from The BakerMama (she is the authority on boards of all kinds, of course!).

Drowning Prevention

Drowning Prevention

Pandemic or not, there are few bigger items on our list of “mom worries” than drowning. And with good reason – it’s the leading cause of accidental deaths in kids ages 1 to 4. But there are some really simple ways to keep your kids safer. We spoke to Adam Katchmarchi, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, to learn more.

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

While summer is an ideal time for children to relax, explore the outdoors, visit new places, and spend extra time with family and friends, it is also a critical time for children to maintain and build upon literacy skills.

4th of July Popsicles!

4th of July Popsicles!

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles! Not only are they adorable, but they’re made with protein-packed Greek yogurt and fiber rich blueberries and strawberries.

4th of July Weekend Fireworks

4th of July Weekend Fireworks

If you're looking to enjoy fireworks this weekend, we have listed a few local spots to do so. Click the links below for more details on our calendar. 7/2 Randolph Freedom Festival 7/3 Sparta Independence Day 7/4 Parsipanny 4th of July Celebration 7/4 Lake Hopatcong...

60 Second Cole Slaw

60 Second Cole Slaw

This take on coleslaw from Cat with a K Cooks uses pre-shredded coleslaw so it comes together in just under a minute. Plus, it can be made ahead so it’s the perfect summer party (or busy weeknight) side.

Meet-a-Mom: Brandie Brojan

Meet-a-Mom: Brandie Brojan

Meet-a-Mom Monday. This week we are so excited for you to meet Brandie owner of Brandie Brojan Real Estate. Find out why she loves #Denville and her amazing involvement in our schools! Get to know a local realtor on a personal note and how wonderful she is with our community, not to mention her passion for ATVs?!?!

Meet-a-Dad: Dr. Daniel Hennessy

Meet-a-Dad: Dr. Daniel Hennessy

This week’s Meet-a-Dad feature is Dr. Daniel Hennessy the Owner and Founder of Denville Foot and Ankle. Read our interview with his wife Jenna about this amazing Father of three and get to know our local doctors a little more personally! 

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

As parents, good, healthy sleep for our whole family is always a priority. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with My Green Mattress, which specializes in certified organic, USA-made healthy and affordable mattresses. Read our interview with founder Tim Masters, who launched My Green Mattress after his daughter Emily developed allergies and eczema as a baby. Use code LOCALMOMS to save!

Easy One-Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Easy One-Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Looking for an easy mid week, kid friendly dinner try this Easy One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti. Not only will kids love it but you”ll love the simplicity and the best part the clean up.

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