It’s the little things….

  Whether it involves chocolate bunnies, decorating a tree, or carving pumpkins, there are always reasons to celebrate this life. Holidays give us all the opportunity to spend time with the people we love, decorate for the season and honor family traditions. However, Thanksgiving is the one holiday that allows us all to pause for…

School of Rock…well, rocks!

  “With more than a decade of successful experience teaching music, School of Rock is the national leader in music education for kids from 7 to 17. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment combining weekly private lessons and structured group rehearsals with the ultimate goal of performing live in front of crowds.”…

Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Drummer plays Havana with Bombastic Meatbats

It’s simply not enough for Chad Smith to be a part of two rock music super-groups. Smith, the funky, heavy-hitting drummer for both the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot, needed another outlet for his love of music. Enter ‘Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats‘ – an all-instrumental jazz/funk band that was born out of the sessions…

Weekend Events in Princeton, NJ

Sponsored Event of the Week:  Register now for the Annual Trinity Church Turkey Trot Benefit Thanksgiving morning. 5k race starts at 8 am followed by 5k walk. Register for $25/entry.  Benefits great local causes and is your #1 excuse to go for seconds…or thirds at Thanksgiving dinner!   This weekend calls for great weather with the…

Attention Parents: This is IMPORTANT

Few subjects ignite parents’ passion like the achievement status of their children. Wanting the best for our offspring? Guilty, as charged. And the path to the American Dream is paved with diplomas and degrees, right? The better the school, the happier our kids will be, right? Apparently not. While built on good intentions, achievement aspirations…

Loca For Local

Chances are that you don’t know me (yet), but if you did, you’d be pretty surprised to find that my first blog for Princeton Scoop is not about shoes, decorating, or lip gloss, but about food. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t mind cooking… occasionally (ok, ok – ‘rarely’ is probably more accurate). When…

What to do this weekend!

Your Local SCOOP: November 4th – 7th Sponsored Event of the Week:  Join the Junior League of Greater Princeton on Saturday, November 13th for The Artful Palate at the Hun School for a world-class wine tasting event with a lively art auction. Tickets are $50 & money goes right back to the community.  Eat, Drink, Bid & be Merry….

Be Our P.S. Guest: Spotting the Purple Cow

As you know, we have a bevy of all-knowing, fabulous friends who we call on to bring their unique P.O.V. on a variety of local topics to our blogosphere. Today’s post is compliments of Sarah Vander Schaaff: mother of two and the word-slinger behind Lunch Box Mom, a weekly blog dedicated to the vast and…

Be Our P.S. Guest: The State of Unemployment

As you know, we have a bevy of all-knowing, fabulous friends who we call on to bring their unique P.O.V. on a variety of local topics to our blogosphere. Today’s post is compliments of Katie DeVito: a Hamilton resident, a writer, and the founder of the unemployment networking group NJ Unemployed. Here, Katie chats about…

Be Our P.S. Guest: What’s For Dinner

As you know, we have a bevy of all-knowing, fabulous friends who we call on to bring their P.O.V. on a variety of local topics to our blogosphere. Today’s post is compliments of Gabrielle Shamsey: mother of two, artist, writer, and aspiring fishmonger (you’ll get it when you read her post below). In this installment,…