#NJMOM Adventures of the Week


1. It’s the happiest season of all ✨ with @kareneverafter (is he getting ready to throw that snowball at mom or the cameraman?!)

2.The snuggle is real with @giellabarbara_photography ♥️

Frosty also came to visit⛄️

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3. Roasting chestnuts with @chefcarla_c ? ? ?

I am really getting into the holiday spirit today! Roasting chestnuts and listening to the @pinkmartini holiday radio station. Truth, I watched a Martha @marthastewart video for some inspiration for the chestnuts. A few years ago, I helped my friend Heather @hmeldrom style them for shoot but I haven’t worked them since. I had no idea (mama brain can’t remember) that they have two shells. ? Martha says in the video that pasty chef, Jacques @jacquestorres taught her that once you make the “x”in the outer shell, roast them in a 450° oven until the shells pop open. Then peel them immediately with a towel while they are still hot (this also works great for beet skins). If the inner skins are tough to remove, you can drop them in 320° oil for 30 seconds and then the skins pop right off. ? I put rosemary, lemon zest and salt on mine. Ella tried one and spit it right out? When Ed was little, his parents used to roast them right on top of our wood burning stove (yes, we live in the house he grew up in). I am going to try that next! ? How do you cook/use chestnuts? Let me know in the comments? . . . #howiholiday #bonappetitmag #wholefoodsmarket #healthcoach #babyhands #thechalkboardeats #njmom #ohheymama #chestnuts #food52grams #thenewhealthy #momblogger #realsimple #marthafood #mommyblogger #theinstagramlab #thejuggleisreal #tilinsiders #wholefoods #bhgfood #foodandwinewomen #feedfeed #iinhealthcoach #iamwellandgood #livinganutritiouslife #mindbodygram #jacquestorres #bombesquad #teammotherly

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4. @insa.megz‘s cutie is such an angel ❄️

5. These lights are gorgeous @washingtonstreetmall  ???

6. Exploring The Great Wall at @nysci ?.

Just chillin at The Great Wall #OZ #Olivia #mommaOZ #momoftwingirlsplusaboy #njmom #bergencountymom #nyhallofscience

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7. In case you missed it: We’re giving away 4 #NJMOM mugs on our Facebook page right here ☕️

8. Getting messy at @oneriverschool_milburn ?

Creating art is fun ?

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9. Dinner is served @glutenfreegloriously… haha jk. Kinda. ?

"Should I have another slice?" …Yes, the answer is alway yes ?

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10. #NJMOM is fueling Hoboken on @casey2cook’s mantle ???

11. Get in my belly right now @foodwerx_catering ☃️♥️?

The holidays are in full swing!

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