Roxy’s Best Of… New Jersey

The Best of the State of New Jersey, from entertainment and events to kid stuff (including birthday party venues and summer camp) to restaurants to art galleries and shopping

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London’s Nanny Diaries

By: Roxy on 11/15/08 @ 11:19 pm

As part of the Columbia University Writer’s Workshop being implemented by our daughters’ teachers at Mendham Township Elementary School, Maddie’s first grade class has been gearing up for a Publishing Party in December by beginning to write their autobiographies. Maddie did an amazing job of gathering interesting facts about our family life, listing and illustrating [...]




Feels Like Kids’ Birthday Party Season Is In Full Swing in Morris and Somerset Counties, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/8/08 @ 9:44 pm

When London and Maddie were in pre-school at Westmont Montessori in Mendham, NJ, and the birthday tradition was to invite the entire class, it felt like we were out at Toys With Love in Chester, NJ buying presents every week, and attending one or two kiddie birthday parties every weekend, particularly in the late fall [...]




Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jellicle Cats Are Coming to NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey: Tuesday, November 18th - Sunday, November 23rd

By: Roxy on 11/6/08 @ 9:11 pm

Are you blind when you’re born? Can you see in the dark?
Dare you look look at a king? Would you sit on his throne?
Can you say of your bite that it’s worse than your bark?
Are you cock of the walk when you’re walking alone?
Because jellicles are and jellicles do
Jellicles do and jellicles would
Jellicles would and [...]




Roxy’s Mailbag Responds to Desperately Seeking Activities in Bernardsville, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/4/08 @ 3:33 pm

Dear Roxy,
I have a toddler son and am trying to find local (Bernardsville, Bedminster) things for him to do in the afternoons. I’m sick of Gymboree..any toddler cooking classes, or other different types of things? Thanks in advance.
Desperately Seeking Activites
Dear Desperately Seeking Activities,
Thanks for visiting Roxy’s Best Of… here are a few tips for [...]




High School Musical On Stage! Opens This Week at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, Runs November 5 through December 7

By: Roxy on 11/3/08 @ 11:14 pm

Roxy won’t have to use the stapler after all…our terrific nanny got those “Try It” badges and petals ironed on and sewn onto London and Maddie’s Brownie and Daisy vests just in time… Rex, London, Maddie and I are off to see High School Musical On Stage! with London’s entire Brownie troop later this month [...]




An Invitation from London and Maddie to Dance with Them at Garden State Ballet in Randolph, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/3/08 @ 10:54 pm

Now that we’re back to school, London and Maddie are happy to be back to ballet lessons with Miss Katie at Garden State Ballet in Randolph, New Jersey. This year will be their third year with Miss Katie at GSB, and Rex and I are quite proud and pleased with their progress…from “Baby Blue” to [...]