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Mosquitos Be Gone!

Mosquitos Be Gone!

There’s nothing worse than having your backyard barbeque ruined by pesky mosquitos—and these days, there’s mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile to worry about as well. So how to prevent these unwanted guests? The first step is to prevent them from breeding in the first place by making sure there’s no standing water on your property. […]

How to Build the Best Bloody Mary

How to Build the Best Bloody Mary

There’s nothing better than enjoying a lazy weekend brunch with a Bloody Mary, that classic cocktail made with tomato juice, vodka, spices and seasonings. It often includes Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, black pepper, celery salt and “a curveball ingredient that is generally left up to the creator,” says Brian Bartels, author of the new book […]

Blue Shoes for Every Bride?

Blue Shoes for Every Bride?

Everyone knows that all brides should wear “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, a sixpence in your shoe.” These additions to the bridal outfit, popularized by the Old English rhyme, were thought to bring good luck. For the something blue, why not wear blue shoes for an unexpected pop of color under your […]

Great Gifts for Mom

Great Gifts for Mom

Heads up! Mother’s Day is fast approaching, on Sunday, May 14. Let the style pros at GARMANY help you pick out something special for your mom, mother-in-law and mother of your children. These ladies do the heavy lifting and deserve the best, don’t you agree? There’s a huge selection of beautiful clothing at GARMANY that […]

It’s Sneaker Season

It’s Sneaker Season

Summertime and the living is…more casual, so slip on some comfortable sneakers to kick around town in. These days, sneakers can be as stylish as more formal footwear, and a new pair will really elevate your weekend look. GARMANY carries several lines, including Brunello Cucinelli, which makes handcrafted sneakers for both men and women. The sneakers […]

Get the Party Started With Help From These Apps

Get the Party Started With Help From These Apps

Spring is a busy time for entertaining, with communions, graduations, backyard parties and more, but even if you have the perfect menu planned, you may be wondering which wine to serve with your food. Thankfully, there’s an app for that. Input what you’re serving into Hello Vino, and it will offer helpful pairing recommendations. The […]

See Seafood in Your Future?

See Seafood in Your Future?

When the weather warms up, we start craving lobster rolls. Thankfully, there’s a host of seafood festivals coming soon to our area where we can indulge in our favorite summer treat and much more: New Jersey Seafood Festival, May 19-21 Silver Lake Park, 5th and Ocean Ave., Belmar Eat super-fresh seafood while listening to music, […]

Mother of All Buttons

Mother of All Buttons

Ever taken a close look at the buttons that adorn your clothes? These days, most are made of plastic, but some high-end shirtmakers still use mother of pearl buttons, which give off beautiful iridescent shine and offer more depth of color than their plastic counterparts. In the late 19th century, a large percentage of mother […]

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