Evergreens in Montclair

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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Evergreens (Charles Schultz House), Montclair, NJ

During the holiday season, several historic homes in Montclair are open to the public for holiday tours. One of them is Charles Shultz House, also known as Evergreens.

Local Shops Are All Decked Out!

Sunday, December 13, 2015
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Main Street Cottage, Verona, NJ

There are several shops and businesses all decked out for the holidays in Verona and Caldwell. All of these places, except for the last place, have such adorable and pretty things that they are selling ! 

So festive! 

In the first photo above, the adorable Main St. Cottage in Verona. So tiny but packed with such cute stuff!

TV Thursdays -- 1975 John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas Special

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas Special originally aired on December 10, 1975 – 40 years ago today! The special comes off as a little bizarre at times, but very interesting. Denver was an extremely popular singer at the time.


The video above is recorded from a repeat in 1977. It even includes commercials that were part of the 1977 re-broadcast! I find the commercials just as intriguing as the show – they really capture the era. 

Gingerbread Wonderland 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015
English Cottage at Gingerbread Wonderland


The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is currently hosting the Gingerbread Wonderland until Sunday, December 13th. 

Many creative structures made from gingerbread are being displayed. Next weekend there will also be a craft show!

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison and Florham Park

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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The Mansion, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey, USA

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private university in New Jersey with two campuses in the Garden State, one center in Canada, and another in England. It was founded by Dr. Peter Sammartino and his wife, Sally, and named after the benefactor Colonel Fairleigh S. Dickinson, who founded Becton Dickinson

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