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Randolph Gymnastics: Register Now for Fall Session and Get 10% Off

By: Roxy on 08/9/11 @ 6:17 pm

Friends and loyal readers know that Roxy is more of a procrastinator than a planner, but we also know that the early bird catches the worm, and today I learned of an early bird discount for London’s gymnastics classes that is just too good to pass up.
Register NOW (through August 31st) for the Fall Session [...]

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Martin Luther King Jr Day Open Workout at Randolph Gymnastics: Monday, January 17th

By: Roxy on 01/5/11 @ 4:17 pm

Just when you thought your kids were back in school and you were ready for a little “me time” at the spa, they’re running around the house, bouncing off the walls, and hollering about a day off to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Well, you could take them to the library to learn about MLK [...]

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Winter Break Open Workout at Randolph Gymnastics: Monday, December 27th and Wednesday, December 29th

By: Roxy on 12/16/10 @ 6:29 pm

London just came home from Randolph Gymnastics with an invitation to their Winter Break Open Workouts from 1:00pm - 3:00pm on Monday, December 27th and Wednesday, December 29th.
The cost is only $12.00 per child per day, and includes 2 hours of fun:

All gymnastics equipment
All inflatable: air track, castle and slide
Rock wall climbing at the Randolph Climbing [...]

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Kick Off Your Holiday Shopping with Home Gymnastics Equipment from Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 11/11/10 @ 12:53 pm

A few years back, Rex and I decided to turn our basement “frat house” into more of a home gym and gymnastics/dance studio. We hired Basking Ridge Glass & Mirror (908-766-9199) to install a custom mirror wall, ordered a ballet barre for the girls, and filled out the rest of the space with gymnastics equipment [...]

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When Black Friday Comes…Burn Off the Turkey with an Open Workout at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 11/10/10 @ 1:41 pm

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is only two weeks away, and with it comes Black Friday. Whether you’ll be sleeping in on Black Friday or out the door at 5am to hit the malls and big box retailers, you’ll be able to burn off that Thanksgiving turkey with an open workout at Randolph Gymnastics from 1:00pm [...]

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Celebrate Roxy’s Birthday and Columbus Day with Open Gym at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 10/5/10 @ 11:33 am

October is shaping up to be a terrific month for our family…business is going well for Rex and me, and London and Maddie are settled into their school routine as well as a full slate of after school activities. One of London’s favorites is gymnastics class… she’s just started her sixth year at Randolph Gymnastics, [...]

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Open Workout on Rosh Hashanah at Randolph Gymnastics and Climbing Center in Randolph NJ

By: Roxy on 08/19/10 @ 7:11 am

We’re down at our beach house in Bay Head, NJ, and Maddie and London are trying hard not to hear words like “back to school.”  Meanwhile, I’ve been reviewing the school calendar to figure out when we have to head back to the Roxiticus Valley.  The first day of school is, unfortunately, the day after [...]

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Upcoming Fundraisers at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph NJ

By: Roxy on 08/18/10 @ 7:54 pm

Support the Randolph Gymnastics competitive team and get great holiday gifts for friends and family by participating in the Yankee Candle Fall/Holiday Collection of 2010 Fund Raiser running Sept. 1st – 29th at Randolph Gymnastics.  The team is also holding a bake sale from Monday, September 13th – Saturday, September 18th featuring home made treats, coffee, and more.
CLOTHING [...]

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Maddie’s Major: Veterinarian, Minor: Singing

By: Roxy on 08/10/10 @ 6:39 pm

Dreams are important… when we’re kids, and when we grow up. When I was 8 years old, I wanted to be a disc jockey and own radio stations. Today, as an investment banker who once put together a small-market radio group for a private equity fund, I’ve never regretted pursuing my childhood radio dreams.
My youngest [...]

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It Pays to Plan Ahead! Register Now for Fall Session at Randolph Gymnastics and Get 10% Off

By: Roxy on 08/6/10 @ 11:36 am

Friends and loyal readers know that Roxy is more of a procrastinator than a planner, but we all know that the early bird catches the worm, and today I learned of an early bird discount for London and Maddie’s gymnastics classes that is just too good to pass up.
Register NOW (through August 30th) for the [...]

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Junior Olympic Winners at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 07/26/10 @ 9:23 pm

At the end of every school year, Randolph Gymnastics holds an annual Junior Olympic Ceremony where all of their students receive an award for participating for the entire season. Students ages 5 and up undergo testing during the month of May. The outstanding students that receive the most points are also awarded with a trophy or [...]

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Congratulations to the Randolph Gymnastics Team! 2010 USAIGC State Championship Results

By: Roxy on 06/4/10 @ 7:41 am

The 2010 USAIGC State Championships were held on May 29th and 30th at the Convention Center in Wildwood, New Jersey.
For the Gold Division, 12 year old Hannah Liu won bronze medals on Balance Beam, Floor Exercise, All Around, and won the gold on Vault making her the 2010 Vault State Champion. 13 year old Aimee [...]

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Open Registration for Fall Session at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 05/19/10 @ 8:21 pm

Even though our family has been highly focused on London and Maddie’s softball games with the Yankees and the Mets this season, our daughters’ thoughts are never far away from the good times they’ve had over the years at Randolph Gymnastics. I just received an email reminding me that it is almost time to sign [...]

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London Still Has Cartwheelatitis…Open Registration for Spring Session and Summer Camp at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 04/16/10 @ 10:56 am

London and Maddie just started playing softball this year, and they’re having a blast… however, you can always recognize London when she’s not in the field… instead of sitting obediently on the bench, waiting for her turn at bat, she’s cartwheeling along the sidelines.   When London learned the “windmill” pitching technique at a softball pitching clinic last weekend, [...]

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Hey, Mamma! London and Maddie Recommend Mamma Caterina Restaurant in Randolph, NJ

By: Roxy on 03/19/10 @ 1:38 pm

At the beginning of this year’s “season” for Garden State Ballet and Randolph Gymnastics, London and Maddie discovered a new restaurant:  Mamma Caterina, 1250 Sussex Turnpike in Randolph, NJ.  Since the girls’ ballet and modern dance classes run pretty late, we’ve found it very convenient to stop in to Mamma Caterina either before or after [...]

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Roxy’s Best of Summer Camp 2010

By: Roxy on 03/7/10 @ 10:55 am

Now that the weather has warmed up and the snow has melted, the Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are ready to get serious about summer camp 2010.  As usual, I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend. Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their [...]

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School Holiday Open Workouts… and Another Amazing Make-Up Lesson for London and Maddie with Coach Jordan at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 01/16/10 @ 9:47 am

I don’t know about you, but I feel like the last month or so of holidays was both relaxing and a blur… while we had plenty of family time, including Rex’s terrific holiday meals, with London and Maddie’s brothers, sister, niece, nephews and grandmothers, we got away from our usual routines… ballet, modern dance, gymnastics.  [...]

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Reminder: Lia Sophia Jewelry Fundraiser at Randolph Gymnastics Today — Tuesday, December 1st from 4 to 7pm

By: Roxy on 12/1/09 @ 1:50 pm

While London and Maddie may never be strong enough gymnasts to make the Randolph Gymnastics team, that doesn’t stop us from admiring their achievements and aspiring to greatness. Tonight — Tuesday, December 1st – from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, the amazing Randolph Gymnastics Team will host a Lia Sophia Designs Jewelry Open House. 20% of orders placed [...]

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Upcoming Events at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 10/31/09 @ 9:32 am

London and Maddie had a blast yesterday during their Halloween Week make-up class at Randolph Gymnastics… I was going to wear my pirate costume to try to sneak onto the giant inflatable slide, but my girls told me the staff would realize that I didn’t fit in as soon as they saw my attempt at a cartwheel.  [...]

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The Butter Bites Head Out to Randolph Gymnastics in Halloween Costumes

By: Roxy on 10/30/09 @ 3:32 pm

We’ve just enjoyed the annual Halloween parade at Mendham Township Elementary School, and London and Maddie are still posing around the house as their all girl band, the Butter Bites. It’s Halloween Week at Randolph Gymnastics, and the girls missed a class earlier this week in favor of pumpkin carving with the Brownies, so [...]

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School Holiday? Burn Off Energy with Open Workouts at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 09/25/09 @ 1:36 pm

When the weather is nice, there’s nothing better than a day off from school and a long weekend at the beach.  However, once the leaves start to fall and cooler, drizzly or rainy weather sets in, a school holiday can have London and Maddie whining, “Mooooommy, we don’t have anything to do!”  Here’s the good news:  Randolph [...]

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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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Not a Fan of Back to School, How About Back to Gymnastics?

By: Roxy on 08/2/09 @ 2:42 pm

With about five weeks to go in the summer of 2009, our family is in no rush to go “back to school.”  We don’t even know who London and Maddie will have as teachers or as classmates for the third and second grade yet.  However, when I get a rainy Sunday like today, I can’t [...]

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame… Randolph Gymnastics Team to Perform at Somerset Patriots Game on Wednesday, June 17th in Bridgewater, NJ

By: Roxy on 06/14/09 @ 6:04 pm

Roxy’s always telling you about the cool and impressive things the Randolph Gymastics team can do, and now you don’t have to take my word for it. Instead, take your kids out to the ballgame — Somerset Patriots vs. Long Island Ducks at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater, NJ, this Wednesday, June 17th at 7:05pm. [...]

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Summer Camp Plans Coming Together in Morris County and Somerset County NJ…Just In Time for the Last Day of School

By: Roxy on 06/14/09 @ 5:50 pm

I can’t believe we’re coming up on the last day of school, but Rex and I have attended two year-end celebrations:  Maddie’s Incredible Kid Day in the first grade, and London’s Beatnik Poetry Cafe in the second grade.  Luckily, Roxy and the other Roxiticus Desperate Housewives have made our kids’ plans for summer camp 2009.  In case you’re still [...]

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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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Lia Sophia Jewelry Fundraiser for the Randolph Gymnastics Team

By: Roxy on 04/12/09 @ 8:16 pm

While London and Maddie may never be strong enough gymnasts to make the Randolph Gymnastics team, that doesn’t stop us from admiring their achievements and aspiring to greatness.  Next week, on Monday, April 20th, 2009 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, the amazing Randolph Gymnastics Team will host a Lia Sophia Designs Jewelry Open House. A portion of [...]

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Gimme a C, Gimme an H, Gimme an E-E-R! Rockaway Gymnastics Pairs Up with Jerzy’s Best All Starz Cheerleading Team

By: Roxy on 03/15/09 @ 9:37 pm

Climb up the palm tree,
Slide down the cactus,
We play your team
just for practice!
I don’t know where my daughters got their cheerleading gene, but London and Maddie are always running, jumping, tumbling and leaping around the house while chanting cheers designed to taunt and distract the opposing team.  And now Rockaway Gymnastics in Rockaway NJ (the same great group of people who [...]

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Train for the Olympics with London and Maddie: Open Registration at Randolph Gymnastics for February-April Session Starts Monday, January 19th

By: Roxy on 01/18/09 @ 3:58 pm

Last week, Maddie came home from her gymnastics lesson at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey, beaming with pride. “Maddie’s got news!” her sister, London, called out.  “I’ll tell you all about it at dinner,” Maddie said secretively.  Turns out that after training for a couple of years in Novice I, Maddie is [...]

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Starting to Think About Summer Camp 2009 — Roxy’s Best Of… Summer Camps in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/4/09 @ 5:34 pm

The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are starting to think about summer camp 2009, and I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend. Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their 2009 camp programs, but I’ll provide a summary of last year’s program now [...]

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Starting to Think About Summer Camp 2009 — Roxy’s Best Of… Summer Camps in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/4/09 @ 12:36 am

The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are starting to think about summer camp 2009, and I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend.  Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their 2009 camp programs, but I’ll provide a summary of last year’s program now [...]

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Roxy’s Mail Call: Where to Celebrate When Your Kids Have Already Done It All

By: Roxy on 11/21/08 @ 8:54 pm

Dear Roxy,

I was wondering if you could help me with some suggestions. I am in charge of planning the holiday party for the competitive gymnastics team at Randolph Gymnastics every year. So far we did bowling, ice skating, roller skating and swimming. I am running out of ideas! Do you have any suggestions? I know [...]

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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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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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Roxy’s Mailbag Responds to Desperately Seeking Activities in Bernardsville, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/3/08 @ 10:51 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 you [...]

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London and Maddie Train for the Olympics at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 08/29/08 @ 10:01 pm

I first learned about Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey, back in the Fall of 2004 when London and Maddie were pre-schoolers, invited to a different Westmont Montessori classmate’s birthday party almost every weekend.  As you can see from the photo on the right, the facilities are huge and conjure up visions of Olympic training [...]

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