Roxy’s Best Of…Morris County, New Jersey

The Best of Morris County, New Jersey, from kid stuff (including summer camp) to restaurants to art galleries and shopping

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Mansions in May Comes to Harding Township, NJ, in 2010

By: Roxy on 01/30/10 @ 3:45 pm

Maddie, our family weather girl, tells me that it is 14 degrees outside and feels like zero, so it is hard to believe spring will ever arrive… but I just read in our local paper that Mansions in May is coming to Harding Township, New Jersey, this year.  I’ll post more details and maybe a [...]




Fourth of July 2009 Fireworks and Parades in Morris and Somerset County, NJ

By: Roxy on 07/3/09 @ 10:09 am

In addition to the “Dancing in the Street” Parade in Mendham Township, NJ featuring Martha Reeves and the Vandellas this year, and the Fourth of July Fireworks event at North Branch Park in Bridgewater, NJ, there are Independence Day celebrations going on all over the Morris County and Somerset County areas. Here are just a [...]




New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2008-2009: Morris County NJ Continues the First Night Tradition

By: Roxy on 12/13/08 @ 9:11 am

Twenty years ago, during my first holiday season after graduating from college, I went up to Boston to visit one of my best high school girlfriends, Grey Hound, and learned about Boston’s tradition for celebrating New Year’s Eve.  Even though it is technically the last night of the old year, Bostonians call their celebration “First [...]




Ghost of Girl Scout Present: London’s Brownie Troop Explores the Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Open Now Through Sunday, December 14th

By: Roxy on 12/9/08 @ 2:29 pm

In the midst of this holiday season, I’ve been writing a bit about our family feeling like we’re living out Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol through London’s Brownie troop in the form of the Ghost of Girl Scout Past, Present, and Future. Last weekend, London and Maddie celebrated the Ghost of Girl Scout Past at [...]




Garden State Ballet Presents… The Nutcracker — Saturday, December 13th at Holy Family School Auditorium in Florham Park, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 12/2/08 @ 7:09 am

The School of the Garden State Ballet (where London and Maddie study dance) Youth Company presents The Nutcracker.  This year’s holiday performance is scheduled for 7 o’clock on Saturday, December 13th at Holy Family School Auditorium in Florham Park.  A $5.00 donation (maximum $20 per family) is suggested.  For tickets, contact Colleen Murphy (973.599.9387) or [...]




Holly Trail 2008: London and Maddie Go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts, More Holiday Fun at Annual Holly Trail Celebration – Saturday, December 6th in Mendham, NJ

By: Roxy on 11/23/08 @ 10:55 pm

On Saturday, December 6th, the Holly Trail through Mendham, New Jersey, celebrates the season with fun for the whole family.
I first learned about Mendham’s Holly Trail through an invitation for London and Maddie to go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts at one of three locations: Hilltop School from 10 to 10:30am, Holly Manor from [...]