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Roxy’s Back…and heading to Woodchuck’s BBQ in Point Pleasant, NJ for Dinner

By: Roxy on 07/8/18 @ 8:01 am

I stepped away from blogging for at least 5 years (maybe 10), and one of these days I’ll catch you up on everything, but today I’ll start with dinner in Pt Pleasant Beach, NJ.  London and Maddie are high school softball players.  They’ll play 3 games this afternoon with their travel softball team, and then [...]

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Oops…Mendham Patriots Travel Basketball Try-Outs Continue Tonight, Tomorrow and Thursday, October 26th through 28th

By: Roxy on 10/26/10 @ 3:02 pm

Remember the year I couldn’t convince London and Maddie to spend their Saturday mornings at Mendham Patriots basketball clinics? And then for the past two years, they couldn’t get enough, and wished the season would never end, until they discovered Mendham Little League softball?  Well, maybe because I couldn’t convince them to try out for [...]

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Last Chance to Audition for Hexagon Players’ Production of Annie: Friday, September 10th at 6:00pm

By: Roxy on 09/7/10 @ 11:15 am

Our family spent the last two weeks of the summer at our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey and missed the first two chances to audition for Hexagon Players of Mendham’s upcoming fall musical, “ANNIE.”  London has chosen her audition song (keeping it a secret from our [...]

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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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Now There’s a Movie… The Time Traveler’s Wife Comes Out August 14th, 2009

By: Roxy on 08/2/09 @ 3:04 pm

Almost a year ago, I read “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger and really enjoyed it (see the post here).  Now my BlogHer advertising widget tells me there’s a movie coming out.  I should be honest with my readers and admit that the last time I saw a movie in the theatre that didn’t [...]

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Music at Moorland Returns to Far Hills, NJ — Thursday Night, June 25, 2009

By: Roxy on 06/23/09 @ 1:13 pm

Music at Moorland, a magical evening of open-air dining, classical music and spectacular fireworks on the lawn of Moorland Farms in Far Hills, New Jersey, is a much-anticipated event for kids and Roxiticus Desperate Housewives and Husbands alike. The 8th annual Music at Moorland to benefit Somerset Medical Center returns to the Roxiticus Valley on Thursday [...]

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A Taste of the Hills…Honoring the 20th Anniversary of the Adult Day Center of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills

By: Roxy on 10/1/08 @ 6:35 pm

Rex and I just received an invitation from the Friends of the Adult Day Center of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills to attend “A Taste of the Hills” on Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 from 6:00 to 9:00pm.  This fundraising event will be held at Fair Winds at Basking Ridge Country Club.  Guests will [...]

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of… Basking Ridge and Bernards Township, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 10/1/08 @ 5:34 pm

Roxy and the rest of the Roxiticus Desperate Housewives don’t spend as much time in Bernards Township and Basking Ridge as we do in Mendham, Bernardsville, or Chester, but we recently received a request for the Best of Basking Ridge from a reader who was thinking about moving to Basking Ridge, and we aim to [...]

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Latest Issue of New Jersey Life Magazine Features Lambertville, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 09/27/08 @ 9:52 am

As we begin our holiday shopping in the Fall, Rex and the girls and I always make a trip to Lambertville, New Jersey.  Just in time, the latest issue of New Jersey Life magazine features an article all about Lambertville, including restaurants and shopping.  Instead of stealing it from Rex’s doctor’s office, this time I picked [...]

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Staying at the Sanderling Resort & Spa in Duck, North Carolina

By: Roxy on 09/3/08 @ 1:55 pm

Seems like October is the time for road tripping in our family. Last year, we drove down to Baltimore, Maryland, for Rex’s high school reunion in nearby Bel Air, MD. This year, it’s off to Duck, North Carolina for a few days. We’re going to drive about halfway the first night, and stay near Chincoteague, [...]

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Taking a Trip to Duck, North Carolina

By: Roxy on 09/3/08 @ 1:34 pm

A few years back (July 2005), Rex read a travel article by Cindy Price in The New York Times about “36 Hours In…Duck, North Carolina.” Ever since, he’s been hoping to take London, Maddie, and me away for a long weekend, and this year, we’ve found the time. In preparation for our trip, I’ll be [...]

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of…Whitewater, Hosted by Matt Urdan

By: Roxy on 08/26/08 @ 9:27 am

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Whitewater, one of the very first Roxy blogs not written by Roxy, and the very first Roxy blog that covers the best of a specific topic (whitewater rafting) for the entire United States and the whole wide world instead of the best of a specific town. I’d like to introduce [...]

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of…Detroit, Michigan, Hosted by Matt Urdan

By: Roxy on 08/25/08 @ 4:51 pm

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Detroit, Michigan, one of the very first Roxy blogs not written by Roxy. I’d like to introduce you to Matt Urdan, best known in and around the blogosphere for his blog, Meltwater. Torrents. Meanderings. Delta.

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