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Posts Tagged With: birthday parties

Another Amazing Birthday Cake for Maddie from Carol Falcone and As You Like It Cakes in Far Hills, NJ

By: Roxy on 03/23/10 @ 9:19 am

As my loyal Roxy’s Best Of… and Roxiticus Desperate Housewives readers know, our cake lady, Carol Falcone of As You Like It cakes in Far Hills, New Jersey, has been baking our family’s special birthday cakes for seven years.  She baked a Nemo cake when Maddie turned two, and has outdone herself every year since.  [...]

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London and Maddie Start Another Exciting Season at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, NJ

By: Roxy on 09/25/09 @ 10:04 am

London and Maddie are happy to be back to school, but even happier to be back in their after-school classes at Randolph Gymnastics.  One night this week, Rex and I came home from work early for Back to School Night at Mendham Township Elementary School, and to see Maddie in her Novice II class and [...]

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From Roxy’s Mailbag: Pre-School Birthday Parties

By: Roxy on 06/14/09 @ 5:13 pm

Hi Roxy,
Looking for any additional suggestions for a place in the area for my four-year-old’s birthday party (boys and girls). Last year I had her party at Stuff-A-Roo, the year before was at Sun High Orchard Farm in Randolph. I am really stumped this year and the party is coming up at the end of [...]

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Last Chance! Get Your Tickets to Cirque Eloize, Giselle, or the Golden Dragon Acrobats at NJPAC — Promotional Code Deadline Extended to December 30th

By: Roxy on 12/18/08 @ 8:34 pm

If you’re like me, with less than a week until Christmas, you may have made a list and checked it twice, you may even have it divided into suitable gifts for naughty and nice, but you haven’t purchased and wrapped your gifts for everyone on the list….particularly if you’re still lacking the inspiration to surprise [...]

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Tell ‘Em Roxy Sent You and Save $50 on Sunday Kids Birthday Parties at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/11/08 @ 5:01 pm

With cooler weather upon us in the month of November, I’ve got a fire roaring in my home office fireplace and my kids are bouncing off the walls.  Sometimes I worry that London and Maddie are “overprogrammed” with Garden State Ballet, Randolph Gymnastics, and Pavan’s Tennis Academy on top of school and homework.  In the [...]

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The End of an Era: Time In Interactive Playground in Randolph, New Jersey Closes Its Doors

By: Roxy on 11/11/08 @ 11:36 am

Since London and Maddie had two friends’ birthday parties to attend this past weekend, kids’ birthday party venues have been on my mind. I shared a list of our family’s faves over on my statewide Roxy’s Best Of… New Jersey site, and have since learned via Roxy’s e-mailbag that one of our family’s favorite pre-school birthday party venues, Time In [...]

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Stuff-A-Roo & Teddy Too in Chester, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/10/08 @ 1:35 pm

My little girls are growing up…gone are the days when Maddie would cling to my leg and refuse to take part in birthday party activities at local Morris County, NJ venues, unless Mommy would go down the giant slide, hold onto the parachute, or cut up her pizza into little bite-sized pieces. Now that Maddie [...]

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UPDATED 11/10/2008: Time In Interactive Playground in Randolph, New Jersey OUT OF BUSINESS

By: Roxy on 11/9/08 @ 9:43 am

This just in from Roxy’s e-mailbag…. Time In in Randolph, NJ is out of business.  For those of you with a kid’s birthday party already scheduled (and cancelled) at Time In, you may want to consider Randolph Gymnastics, right across the street (Middlebury Boulevard) in Randolph, NJ. Our family first discovered Randolph Gymnastics at a [...]

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

By: Roxy on 11/8/08 @ 10:53 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Kids Birthday Party or Girls Night Out? Studio U in Chester, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 09/21/08 @ 9:26 pm

Whether you’re looking for a new venue for your kid’s birthday party or an interesting evening with the girls, you’ll have a good time at Studio U, the U Make It Place, an upscale crafts studio jam-packed with fun projects that you make yourself.  Check out Studio U in the Streets of Chester shopping center in [...]

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London and Maddie Are Ready To Be Summer Stars At Annie’s Playhouse in Far Hills, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 07/10/08 @ 9:00 pm

Last year, London and Maddie had a great time at Annie’s Playhouse Summer Stars summer camp in Far Hills, New Jersey (actually, while Annie’s Playhouse “headquarters” is located in Far Hills, the camp sessions are held at the Presbyterian Church in Bernardsville, New Jersey). Last year, my girls were among the youngest Summer Stars, performing [...]

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