Category Archives: Jersey Shore

The Jersey Shore, Real Life and Reality Show

The Jersey Shore is one of my favorite places to visit; I love to spend the day on the beach people watching and tanning, eating on the boardwalk and losing money playing a few of the boardwalk games. My husband … Continue reading

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Vacation Cuticles: Sand and Surf Do a Job on Them

After our week at the Jersey Shore my toenail polish faded from shocking pink to merely shocking, but even worse? My cuticles were raggedy, torn and overgrown. My fingertips, okay both hands, were in and out of soapy dishwater all … Continue reading

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A Jersey Shore Vacation: Sandcastles and Family

I realize that our week’s vacation at the Jersey Shore is over, but the memories keep popping up in my head. And I realize that I didn’t do justice to two events: the sand castle competition in Belmar, N.J. and … Continue reading

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A Week at the Jersey Shore: The Condensed Version

My sister Cindy and her husband Bid invited our family of 4 to share a beach house in Manasquan, N.J. last week. It was only the second time my husband Mike and I had a Shore house in Manasquan … … Continue reading

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How Tough Is Tough? Visit Us in New Jersey and Find Out

First there was the alpha force storm called Sandy. She blew into New Jersey uninvited almost two weeks ago, and like an uninvited houseguest is wont to do, she created a tremendous amount of chaos and left us feeling stressed, … Continue reading

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The Jersey Shore: Never a Dull Moment

A few weeks ago I took a nostalgic trip back in time, Jersey style. My sister-in-law Cathy drove. She, my sister-in-law Judy, who was visiting from St. Louis, and I grew up in New Jersey; we’ve known each other practically … Continue reading

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Operation ReloSouth: Mike-Style Research Is Exhausting

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore: Family Fun in the Sun

In families there are planners and there are people who just show up. I love my husband Mike’s sisters and their spouses. I love them because they love to plan, vacations in particular. In my family, I am typically the … Continue reading

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