Spray & Splash Parks - Cool Off in NJ

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Spray & Splash Parks - Cool Off in NJ

Need to cool off? You are in luck. New Jersey has some fun spray & splash parks to visit on those hot summer days. Here are a few of our favorites. Be sure to let us know if your favorite isn't listed...we'll add it! Oh, don't forget to pack towels and suncreen.

Father's Day Craft By Jenny Kusters

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A Father's Day Craft

by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" -- habitatathome.blogspot.com

This was the first time I've worked with clay since I can remember, and it was so fulfilling! The feeling of using your hands to mold clay, just can't be beat. The world is your oyster with the things you can create. Plus, there are so many easy clays to work with, right out of your home. No need for a kiln.

DIY Floral Headband By Jenny Kusters

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by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" -- habitatathome.blogspot.com

My daughter and I had such a nice experience making this easy, DIY floral headband together. We sat outside, chatting the day away, while we focused on this cute little craft.

Colorful Places to See Butterflies in NJ This Summer

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Butterflies in New Jersey

Want to see hundreds of colorful butterflies up close? Fortunately, in New Jersey there are many places you can visit and see these beauties!  It's a great family event. My kids love looking at them closely with a magnifying glass.

Even though World of Wings recently closed, there are still many wonderful places to see butterflies in New Jersey.

Blueberry Lemon Pie on the Grill

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Blueberry Lemon Pie on the Grill
Yes, you read that right... pie on the grill!  The kids can have fun cutting out the stars for the top crust!  I don’t own a cast iron skillet, but for this recipe I may just go out and buy one.

Firecracker Red, White & Blue Cake

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Betty Crocker's Firecracker Red, White & Blue Cake

Love how festive this cake looks! And not too hard to make, either! Celebrate the 4th of July in style with a red-white-and-blue dessert made from Betty Crocker SuperMoist white cake mix, Betty Crocker Whipped fluffy frosting and red and blue food coloring!