Steel Pier Plans More Fun

Some of you have read about my childhood summers spent in Atlantic City. The Steel Pier was a big part of those summers. I recently remembered that I saw my first concert – Herman’s Hermits - in the Marine Ballroom there with my sister who is 11 years older than me. Early in June, during the Jersey Love trip, I had a choice of attractions to visit. Of course, I choose the Steel Pier. I felt like I a child again being at this site of so many memories. Another day of rain didn’t keep me and other bloggers away. We started our tour indoors with the co-owner, Anthony Catanoso. At a table … [Read more...]

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Atlantic City Boardwalk #JerseyLove

The window provided a small glance of the boardwalk. My heart beat faster as it came into view. I had to see more and feel the ocean air once again. As I got closer and saw the familiar benches, groups of people walking, the mom and pop stores hawking their wares, the tears welled up. Image Source - Rajean Blomquist of Because I Said SoExploring with a group of bloggers that I just met on the Social Good trip for the Jersey Shore, they understood. After all as members of the NJ Digital Moms, many had lived through Sandy. Tears were common during and after this monstrous storm. But, why … [Read more...]

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Social Good at Belmar New Jersey #JerseyLove

Sponsors:  Ceasers Entertainment hosted us at Caesers Atlantic City. D6 Sports who made a huge donation to Belmar. D’Jais gave us a place to gather and lunch. I was one of 40 bloggers who went on a Social Good trip to the Jersey Shore. Our goals – bring back tourism and help displaced families in Belmar, New Jersey. Through our social media efforts, we reached over 5 million people! My Social Good trip report is not going to be in order. I’m not in order. That’s the way my brain works. It doesn’t mean that one day was better than another, but I have to admit that seeing Belmar still … [Read more...]

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D6 Twitter Party #Surfskimmer #JerseyLove

It’s almost time for our Jersey Love Social Good trip. And to thank one of our gracious sponsors, D6 Sports, we’re hosting a Twitter Party. There’s amazing prizes and fun planned. During our trip, we’ll visit Belmar, New Jersey. We’ll be surfing and the kids will be surfskimming thanks to D6 Sports. We promise lots of photos so you can get firsthand knowledge of the products and the sports. But D6 Sports is doing even more, something more important. They are making a donation to those families of the Jersey shore who are still suffering the effects of Sandy –displaced families. Yes, … [Read more...]

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