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2019 QuickChek Festival of Ballooning Huge Success

 New Jersey 37th Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning   We have been attending the NJ QuickCheck Festival of Ballooning for a number of years now and we look forward to it each year. You can see some of our past posts of the festival here: 2015 Day 1 • 2015 Day 2 • 2017 •  2018 It amazes me how …

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Restore Your Lawn, Learn How

Want to have a great lawn to enjoy in the summer and to increase your property value? You will want to read this aticle that details the steps in restoring or replacing your lawn and how to maintain it.

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Aberdeen Day 2017 – Food, Fun And So Much More

Aberdeen Day 2017 Living in Hazlet for 45 years has made me somewhat of an expert when it comes to our local town festivals and celebrations.  I have been to many including Keyport, Middletown, Hazlet, Long Branch and others, but one of my favorites has to be Aberdeen Day 2017. Aberdeen Day 2017 is a special day and was properly …

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2017 QuickChek Festival Of Ballooning Best Ever

Hot Air Balloon Festival 2017

  ” The QuickChek Festival Of Ballooning Best Ever” is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premier family entertainment attraction in New Jersey and took place on July 28th – 30th 2017.  The festival holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor’s Award for Best Special Event, …

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2017 Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk

Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk had the cutest dogs on the planet

MCSPCA Dog Walk This year the Dog Walk took place on Saturday April 29th and it was truly a beautiful day to join thousands of dog lovers at the Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk and Pet Fair.  My wife and I and our little boy Georgie once again joined all dog lovers at this yearly Spring event dedicated to the …

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Aberdeen Celebrates Fall + 9/11 Dedication

September 10, 2016 – Aberdeen Day Once again Aberdeen Day goes way beyond any of the other town days because of the hard work of Mayor Fred Tagliarini and the township committee. Aberdeen is a progressive town and they know how to promote their events.  Anyone driving around the area must have seen the huge banners announcing Aberdeen Day.  They …

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Ocean Grove Flea Welcomes Thousands

Twice a year the Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce hosts a fantastic Flea Market.  One is the Saturday after Labor Day the other is the Saturday after Memorial Day.  We attend both each year not because we are the bargain shoppers we used to be years ago when we were younger and all the children lived with us.  Today in …

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2016 Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk and Pet Fair

It was the last day of April and a beautiful day to join thousands of dog lovers at the Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk and Pet Fair.  My wife and I and our little boy Georgie once again joined all dog lovers at this yearly Spring event dedicated to the loving, loyal and beautiful members of our families…our dogs.  Held …

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Keyport New Jersey’s 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the perfect day for a parade. Our neighboring town Keyport made the day green with their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Our area boasts a large Irish and Italian population, so one would expect nothing less than a parade to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We decided to cover the parade this year, our first …

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Aberdeen Day 2015 – One of New Jersey’s Best Town Celebrations

New Jersey Town’s Celebrate Living in Hazlet for 43 years has made me somewhat of an expert when it comes to our local town festivals and celebrations.  I have been to many including Keyport, Middletown, Hazlet, Long Branch and others, but one of my favorites has to be Aberdeen Day. This year this special day was promoted with huge banners …

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