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Posts Tagged With: 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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From Roxy’s Mailbag: Fall Festival and Benefit with a Horse and Farm Life Theme, October 17th in Tewksbury, NJ

By: Roxy on 10/4/09 @ 7:15 am

Hi Roxy,
I was browsing your site (it is terrific!) and wanted to let you know that we are hosting a fall festival and benefit with a horse and farm life theme on October 17th from 1 to 4pm at Center Line Farm in Tewksbury, NJ.
The festival will benefit two very worthy local organizations. The first is Animeals which [...]

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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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Roxy’s Halloween Recap: Mendham Township Elementary School Halloween Parade

By: Roxy on 10/31/08 @ 2:24 pm

After Tuesday’s crazy snow storm, today was a great day for a Halloween Parade in the Roxiticus Valley, and Mendham Township Elementary School did not disappoint us. We were there to cheer on London and Maddie in their store-bought costumes as our two Sharpays from Disney’s High School Musical, and came away impressed with the [...]

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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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Halloween Parade Today (Sunday, October 26th) at 2:00pm in Peapack-Gladstone

By: Roxy on 10/26/08 @ 8:02 am

Peapack-Gladstone invites all ghosts, goblins, witches, pirates and Disney Princesses to meet at Peapack-Gladstone Bank at 2:00pm for the annual Halloween parade. London, Maddie, Rex and I are down at our beach house to participate in our seventh annual Bay Head Halloween Parade, so I don’t think we’ll make it back in time to take [...]

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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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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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