I love Korean spas, and have visited and reviewed traditional Korean spas King Spa and Island Spa in Edison. A new upscale and less traditional Korean spa opened up last year, Sojo Spa in Edgewater. I brought a friend and our teen daughters. Given all the nakedness in the hot tub rooms/locker rooms in traditional Korean spas and for scrubs, we were a bit nervous – naked spa-ing with our kids was no one’s idea of fun. But that worry was for naught. Here’s our review Sojo Spa in Edgewater!
How many of you are seeing Taylor Swift in concert? Based on the Facebook posts I’m seeing, that would be MANY of you! For Swifties fans, consider a trip to the Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center, sadly not the same location as the concerts, or they’d be swamped before the show. They have a temporary Taylor Swift exhibit through the summer, though there’s more to see here than just Taylor. Here’s our review: Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center.
If you’re like us, you still haven’t figured out what to do for Mother’s Day. It’s this Sunday, by the way. Medieval Times wants you to come to their castle between now and Mother’s Day and is offering some incentives to do so. And you can win 2 free tickets to go (after Mother’s Day), compliments of the castle – see info below.
They’re letting Mom in for free, for all shows through Sunday, May 13, 2018 when accompanied by one full-paid adult admission. But wait! There’s more! Upgrade one ticket in your party ($20) and all the guests in your group can add a special Mother’s Day package that includes:
1. “Mom’s the Queen” sash (see our Medieval Times review of the show with the queen in charge)
2. Souvenir glass of champagne or mimosa (cider or non-alcoholic drink for minors)
3. Framed photo of mom (maybe she’ll let someone else in the photo with her?)
The fine print: Mention code: MOM18 at the time of purchase. Not valid on prior purchases or gift certificates. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Advance reservations and payment required.
***Update – contest is closed. Congrats to winner Rebecca!***
And for the giveaway. Share a memory as a mom or of your mom in the comments below. We’ll choose one winner on Saturday, May 12 at noon EST. The winner receives 2 tickets to a Medieval Times show of your choosing. Bring your favorite child, bring a date or bring the whole family and pay for the rest of them. It’s up to you! We’ll contact you by email if you won. The giveaway is sponsored by Medieval Times.
We’ve been to the Meow Parlour cat cafe a few times in New York City. But living in Jersey, we wanted to find a local NJ cat cafe to indulge in our need to pet and play with cats, since we don’t have any ourselves.
Luckily, Kitty Hall opened in April, 2017, Continue reading “Review: Kitty Hall in Rahway – NJ Cat Cafe”
A few months ago, someone at the gym mentioned a Vine Ripe mozzarella class in Westfield. Ooh – I love classes like this, but when I looked it up, the class was $99 and lasted an hour. Ouch! I put it in the back of my mind, but when it popped up on Groupon for $49, I bought it and sent out an announcement to friends to join me. And if you use Ebates when buying something on Groupon, you get money back – it’s awesome and very easy (yes, I get credit if you sign up with my link, but I recommend it because it’s awesome).
You may recall we reviewed 10 Below, a new rolled ice cream store in New York City a few years back. The trend continues, evidenced by the recent opening of A La Mode in Cranford. This is Union County’s first rolled ice cream store. We stopped by earlier this week and indulged, as well as chatted with the owners, Dan and Kevin, friends from childhood in Kenilworth. They both worked at Galloping Hill Golf Course before this, and Kevin may go culinary school in the future – he’s the ice cream base maker.
What is rolled ice cream? Continue reading “Treat of the Day: A La Mode in Cranford”
This summer through August 31, kids can go free to Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, NJ. Read our review of Medieval Times with kids.
When using the code KFB17 at purchase, you’ll get one free child admission with each full-priced adult admission. (Small print: not valid with other discounts, offers or group rates. Restrictions may apply).
To get tickets, make reservations by calling (888) 935-6878 or visit medievaltimes.com, and use code KFB17.
This post is sponsored by Medieval Times.
This post offers an iD Tech discount code for summer 2017 at the bottom. Read why you should consider iD Tech this summer.
Last year we signed my son up for a computer game programming day camp at a community college. It’s an understatement to say that he was bored and frustrated by the inferior level of education and experience in general. A friend of mine told me about her son’s positive experience at iD Tech camp, one of the few camps her son really liked and was excited to return to. He’s a really smart kid and doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Her recommendation counted for a lot, so when my son was looking into week-long summer camp options, iD Tech came to mind. Continue reading “iD Tech Discount Code for Summer 2017: Why Should Your Child Attend iD Tech?”
Looking for a Medieval Times discount code?
They’re offering their dinner and showtime fun through April 30, 2017 at the Lyndhurst, NJ location, using Medieval Times discount code SBB17 at purchase. Continue reading “Medieval Times Discount Code for Spring Break”
This is part two in our post about the Manischewitz factory tour. Part one is a tour of the Manischewitz matzah production.
**UPDATE – it appears this Manischewitz Newark factory is closing. We’ll update the post if we get additional tour information.**
The Manischewitz factory has four main production lines: Continue reading “Touring the Manischewitz Factory Part 2”