November 2011

Real Moms of NJ

All the stuff that matters to moms in the Garden State

Big Events to Enjoy in the Big Apple

This Thanksgiving break, take your kids to New York City to see Macy's parade, the origami tree, or the circus!


6 Cute Dessert Turkeys for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Here are six fun turkey treats everyone is sure to gobble!


Three Fun—and Helpful—Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Here are three great Thanksgiving projects for kids of all ages.


Four Great Books for Giving Thanks

Here are four great books that remind us all to be thankful.


Five Great Ways to Spend Two Days Off

Public schools in New Jersey will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the annual Teachers' Convention. Here are five ideas to pass the time—and have fun—with your kids.


Real Moms of NJ

All the stuff that matters to moms in the Garden State

About This Blog

There's nothing artificial in these blog posts from New Jersey's hardest-working women. Where to go, what to do, and how to do it—with kids—are all part of the mix.

Meet Our Bloggers!

Essex County Real Mom Anna Sandler lives happily ever after with her Jersey-raised husband and three NYC-born children in the land of jug handles and disco fries. She loves baking and crafting with her kids, even if everything they make doesn't turns out Pinterest-perfect. Anna has never met a holiday she doesn't want to celebrate, and enjoys sharing ideas for everyday fun (indoor beach party, anyone?), as well as how to commemorate bigger moments from birthdays to first days of school.

Mercer County Real Mom Lauren Kim is a writer and the editor of mom blog and home décor website, When she is not spending time with her children and spouse, she loves crafting and tackling various DIY projects around the house. To see more of Lauren Kim’s favorite pins, visit her Mom Home Guide Pinterest Board. Follow her on Facebook for more on her favorite craft and home décor finds.



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