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Posts Tagged With: bay head halloween parade

Maddie and London’s Costumes Have Arrived…Ready for the Bay Head Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 30th

By: Roxy on 10/14/11 @ 8:12 am

I know I’ve told you before, and I’ll tell you again…our family takes Halloween very very seriously. Even before London was a glimmer in our eyes, Rex and I would sit out on the porch of our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey, on the Sunday before Halloween, and the crowds of ghosts, goblins, [...]

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Photos from the 2009 Bay Head NJ Halloween Parade

By: Roxy on 10/29/09 @ 3:49 pm

We took a lot of photos of London and Maddie as the Butter Bites, as well as the competing Scariest, Prettiest, and other costumes…. as I sort through them, I’ll share the best ones with you.
On the left, we’ll start out with London and Maddie as the Butter Bites and Rex and Roxy as the Pirate [...]

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Today’s the Day: Annual Halloween Parade in Bay Head, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 10/25/09 @ 8:06 am

For the past few years, it feels like the annual Bay Head Halloween Parade has involved a grim weather forecast of hell and high water.  Yesterday we drove down to our beach house in the pouring rain, which flooded Lake Avenue and didn’t let up as we made our way to the Crab Shack to [...]

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Will Rex and Roxy (Dressed as Barbie and Ken) Win the Ocean Star Halloween Costume Photo Contest?

By: Roxy on 11/2/08 @ 10:22 pm

By now you’ve heard about our family’s Good Sport trophy in the Bay Head Halloween Parade, and we’re wondering if we can add a $100 restaurant gift certificate to our Halloween good fortune.  Our daughter, London, snapped the photo on the right of mom and dad dressed up as ’70s era Ken and Barbie dolls [...]

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Trick or Treat: Democratic and Republican Presidential and Vice-Presidential Hopefuls Greet Supporters at the Bay Head Halloween Parade in Bay Head, NJ

By: Roxy on 10/28/08 @ 5:52 pm

While Rex and the girls and I have been fortunate to take home the Bay Head Halloween Parade’s ”Good Sport” trophy (for adults who get dressed up to march in the parade with their children) this year and in prior years, one family almost always gets the trophy for the best family, and this year was [...]

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London and Maddie, Rex and Roxy’s Big Win at the Bay Head Halloween Parade

By: Roxy on 10/27/08 @ 2:44 pm

We won, we won! While I do try to teach my girls that “it’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game,” it sure feels good to have that trophy in hand.  As a family, we won the “Good Sport” award for grown-ups who dress up in the best costumes and march in [...]

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Today’s the Day for the Bay Head Halloween Parade

By: Roxy on 10/26/08 @ 7:35 am

It is eight o’clock on Sunday morning and we are waiting for London and Maddie to wake up at our beach house in Bay Head, NJ and begin the countdown to the 11:45am Bay Head Halloween Parade. Witches, goblins, ghosts and Disney princesses will start gathering on Mount Street in Bay Head, New Jersey, shortly [...]

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Weather or Not, London and Maddie Are Ready for the Bay Head Halloween Parade: Sunday, October 26th, Mount Street to the Firehouse in Bay Head, NJ

By: Roxy on 10/23/08 @ 11:43 pm

Rex read me a grim weather forecast for the weekend from The New York Times earlier this evening, but we’re going down to our beach house in Bay Head come hell, Halloween, or high water. Right now Weather.com is forecasting rain on Saturday, but sunny and 60 degrees on Sunday for the Bay Head Halloween [...]

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Countdown to the Bay Head Halloween Parade…London and Maddie, Rex and Roxy Are Almost Ready!

By: Roxy on 10/5/08 @ 7:56 am

I know I’ve told you before, and I’ll tell you again…our family takes Halloween very very seriously. Even before London was a glimmer in our eyes, Rex and I would sit out on the porch of our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey, on the Sunday before Halloween, and the crowds of ghosts, goblins, [...]

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Looking Back on Bay Head Memories on Labor Day 2008: Maddie Sings in the Shower

By: Roxy on 09/1/08 @ 5:59 pm

Sipping my last 4 o’clock beer of the “Lifeguard Summer” (June 15-Labor Day) and looking back on wonderful memories from our family’s best summer yet in Bay Head, New Jersey. Way back more than 15 years ago, before I met Rex, I remember being the last one to leave the beach every Labor Day evening [...]

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