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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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 [...]




This Wagon’s Gonna Roll… The Padded Wagon Moving Company Delivers for Roxy Again

By: Roxy on 01/30/09 @ 11:32 am

Back in October 2003, when our family moved out of Manhattan to the Roxiticus Valley in Mendham, New Jersey, our realtor, Ann Tannen, recommended The Padded Wagon moving company to get the job done. We were consolidating two homes into one: our West Village loft and my four-bedroom bachelorette colonial in Somerset, New Jersey. 
There’s a [...]




Starting to Think About Summer Camp 2009 — Roxy’s Best Of… Summer Camps in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/4/09 @ 12:36 am

The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are starting to think about summer camp 2009, and I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend.  Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their 2009 camp programs, but I’ll provide a summary of last year’s program now [...]




Christmas Crisis in Roxy’s Kitchen Sink: Reissmann Plumbing to the Rescue

By: Roxy on 12/26/08 @ 3:53 pm

What is it about the holidays that always seems to bring plumbing problems to our home? Over the past five years since we’ve lived here in Mendham Township, New Jersey, we’ve had the following holiday plumbing incidents:

Thanksgiving 2003: Backed up toilet in the half bath off the kitchen
Thanksgiving 2004: Broken washing machine
Christmas [...]




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 [...]




Holiday Celebrations at the Best Restaurants in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 12/9/08 @ 6:15 pm

Whether you’re planning to celebrate the holidays with family at home or out on the town in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey, if you’re staying local for the holidays, Roxy’s going to help you find what you need to make the season special. It’s a work in progress, but I’ve put together a list [...]




Farewell to Pierre’s Restaurant in Harding Township, New Jersey… The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives Are Going To Miss You!

By: Roxy on 11/26/08 @ 11:29 pm

My pre-Thanksgiving copy of the Observer-Tribune arrived today, delivering the sad news that after 15 years, the landmark French cuisine restaurant known as Pierre’s Restaurant and Wine Bar will be closing its doors for good on New Year’s Day — January 1, 2009.
Our table of ten Roxiticus Desperate Housewives (and Husbands) have enjoyed many a wine tasting [...]




Best Hairdresser in Morris County, New Jersey: Madeline at The Edge in Landing, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/9/08 @ 8:03 pm

UPDATE September 2010: It’s a new school year, and Madeline my fabulous hairdresser has a new location… you can make an appointment with her at The Arrangement Salon and Spa in Ledgewood, NJ. Phone (973) 584-5101.
Have I mentioned how spoiled and pampered a Roxiticus Desperate Housewife I am? Ever since we moved out [...]