jersey shore

  • Down by the Bay //

    Down by the Bay

    Dena August 26, 2019

    Every summer at the end of July, my family took a trip to the seaside. Through my childhood, those trips gave me life. I looked forward to it all year and there was so much magic in it all. My heart still explodes with joy to think about it. The sand, the ocean, the boardwalk, the games, the rides, the food, the family, the memories–I adored every moment. One of…

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  • By the Seashore

    Dena July 28, 2015

    Six months ago, when I booked this vacation, I knew that planning a trip with a two-year-old and a four-month-old in tow was a risky endeavor. In the end, it proved to be every bit as difficult as I’d anticipated… and then some. Gratefully there…

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  • Down the Shore

    Dena July 28, 2014

    If you don’t live in New Jersey, you may have never heard the phrase “down the shore.” It’s a phrase that we, North Jersey-ans, use when we are traveling south to the Jersey Shore points. Going “down the shore” every summer has been a tradition…

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  • A Little Trip to Seaside Heights

    Dena July 29, 2013

    We had the loveliest time on our little getaway to the beach. Roman’s first “big trip” was a huge success. He was such a good boy. My mom must have called him an angel baby a thousand times. (Many thanks to my mom, by the…

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