Looking for a fun afternoon activity with your kids? We love visiting the annual Dog Days of Summer in Boonton.


When I’m looking for things to do with the kids, whether it’s summer or not, it’s usually a mix of free or inexpensive adventures.

Because the more adventures, the better.

Visiting the Dog Days of Summer in neighboring Boonton is one of our free (and fun) adventures. This is the fourth year of the Dog Days of Summer, and it makes for a fun afternoon outing.

Main Street in Boonton is lined with over 100 life size dog statues; each one is completely different and they are decorated by both professional and amateur artists. Some community groups and even school students get in on the action.

A large share of the sculptures are outside in front of the stores and businesses, but there are many that are inside the store windows as well, which makes for a fun challenge to try and peek inside each store to see if we find one.



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Weekend Photos in Review

by Cate on July 17, 2016


Recipe: Southwestern Salad

July 16, 2016

A delicious, healthy salad that is filling and you can have on the table in thirty minutes. Let’s go! When we were making plans to meet up with our family down the shore last weekend, I offered to make Saturday night dinner. Mostly because I feel like it’s my small way of contributing to our […]

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Meet Jackie {Our Cat Adoption Story}

July 13, 2016

If you’ve been a reader for awhile, you know that we volunteer with a local animal rescue group. It all started in 2011. Our beloved Bernese Mountain Dog died, and we couldn’t find a new dog to add to our family that felt right. A friend, who was a volunteer, suggested that we foster a […]

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{Double} Weekend Photos in Review

July 10, 2016

This “killer whale” I bought last week might be the best $13 I’ve spent in a long time. Print it!

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