Cafe artiste

The kiddo and I stopped at cafe artiste on spring lake for a quick lunch. It’s a great spot for homemade Italian food. Cosimo has many dining options from take out, catering, casual dine in to some fun themed dinners. We had the lunch pasta special of rigatoni and eggplant and cheese and of course…

Shopping local

We just love shore shopping for the holidays. The downtowns are decorated so adorably, parking isn’t too crazy and the chilly air definitely makes it feel like Christmas. Today we briefly shopped in Spring Lake for a few little gifts for my sister. Without giving too much away (should someone be reading the blog today)…

Weekend Recap

It’s another snowy morning at the Jersey Shore.  The beach where I am has only a dusting of snow. Yeah!   The storm was supposed to dump about a foot of snow in Southern Jersey.  They’ve been calling it an “upside down” storm since north Jersey wasn’t supposed to get as much as the southern…

Feels like vacation

Sometimes a stroll through a nearby beach town feels like a vacation day. Yesterday we took a walk in Spring Lake to get my sisters birthday gift. It was a beautiful spring day. Instead of making the trip just about an errand we decided to take our time and check out some of the stores.…

Favorite bakeries at the shore

One of our favorite things to do is hitting a local bakery at the shore. Whether it be walking, riding our bike to or taking the convertible we like to make a trip to the bakery a small excursion. Here are our favorite spots:Scone pony (Spring Lake) – fantabulous crumb cake and fancy pastries Muellers…

Cyber Monday Deal for Your Jersey Shore Vacation

Thinking about your next summer vacation at the Jersey Shore? Happy Holidays! Take $20 off online orders over $100 with coupon code CYBERMONDAY2011.  Visit www.relaxconcierge.com to place your order.  Offer applies to rental items only, cannot be combined with other coupons, excludes taxes and delivery.  Offer valid on 11/28/11. Don’t know your vacation rental address…

Small Business Saturday: Spring Lake

Here are a few of our favorite stores in Spring Lake for holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday.   Juli Mei  1303 Third Avenue(732) 449-0021http://julimei.com/ Juli Mei is a wonderful place for jewelry!  We especially love their Chan Luu bracelets.  Here are a few of their holiday picks. Nest Home Garden & You1317 3rd AveSpring Lake, NJ…