#JerseyLove: #Imagelogger Edition

Last week was a big week. Not only did I get to experience "The Shore," but the nice people over at Samsung also sent me this beautiful new NX300 SMART camera to test drive for the summer. As part of Samsung's "Imagelogger" program, I will snapping pictures and uploading them directly via this AMAZING WiFi enabled, 20.3 megapixel, Smart digital SLR. 

I know I take a lot of pictures, and many of them with my iPhone purely for the ease of being able to share online quickly. That's why I have been totally giddy over the NX300 SMART camera - because much like a smart phone, I can now upload images directly to Facebook, Picassa or YouTube when I have a WiFi connection. When I'm away from a good hotspot, I simply send the image to my phone via the free Samsung camera app.

Insanity, huh? And best of all? NO MORE LOST CONNECTION CORDS!

Last week in Jersey was my first week with the camera. With anything shiny and new, there is a learning curve before everything is perfect, but straight out the gate I'm already enamored with this camera.


Over the next few months I will be sharing images taken with the NX300 SMART camera on Twitter, Facebook and weekly here on my blog. If you want to follow along and check out some of the images the other Imageloggers are taking - just follow the hashtag: #Imagelogger

*DISCLOSURE: Samsung gave me the new NX300 to participate in this program. All opinions and photographs are my own. 


I Heart New Jersey.

There is no other place like the Jersey shore. That I am now sure of. We all think of it as the home of "G.T.L" and drunk girls with big hair, but it's not. Its an amazing strip of coastline where the foliage is lush and green and the beaches are white and flanked with boardwalks. 

The people are some of the nicest I've ever met. While I was a tad disappointed in the lack of big hair, I was thrilled when one guy said "Oh, forgettaboutit." (I may or may not have actually squealed and asked him to say it again, then I probably said "Awesome" or "rad" - so we were totally even).

Over the next few days I'm going to be posting about my trip, some images and some memories. My goal? TO GET YOU TO THE SHORE. 

Here's the thing - we were there for one reason, to let the world know that Jersey may have been hit by Hurricane Sandy, but they are not down. They are there, alive and and in many places all rebuilt and ready for summer. But more than ever they need the summer crowds. 

The stores, hotels and mom and pop shops are still there - they've fixed up and stocked up. But if the tourists stay away this summer, they may not be there next year. 

If you need a little convincing, check out this video of the good time I had on Steel Pier

BIG HUGE SHOUT OUT and LOTS OF LOVE to the #JerseyLove FABULOUS sponsors Caesar's Atlantic City and D6 Surfskimmers. With out thier support, none of this would have been possible. 

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#JerseyLove: I've Got The Jersey Shore on my MIND.

I leave Wednesday night for the east coast to show "The Shore" some good old #JerseyLove. 

The closer it gets, the more excited I get about spending some time on on an East Coast beach. I can't wait to walk the board walk, eat some salt water taffy, ride a ride on Steel Pier, have lunch at D'Jais in Belmar, surf the waves on the "right-hand coast" and have some fun at Caesars in AC!

But before I head out on that red-eye flight cross-country, I have some business to take care of. Like a TWITTER PARTY to get us all PUMPED UP for the fun. And? Give away a few D6 Skimmers!

Have you seen these skimboards yet? They just launched this past week and I can't wait to get my hands on one - for Lucas of course! Tonight from 6 PM PST/ 9EST the women of #JerseyLove are having a twitter party to get us all ready for our trip and get everyone excited about heading to the Jersey Shore this summer. 


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Log On to Twitter and follow along with the #JerseyLove hashtag, or follow anyone of of the fabulous #JerseyLove mamas:

@FashOrganized  @FoundtheMarbles @IamJessicaCohen @westphillymama @hchybinski  @mommyreporter  @desireepeeples  @theposhparent @lisa_frame @shanamama9197  @kadiprescott  @ckrusch  @easylearnlang    @childrenmore @bilingualbuddie @kcocina4 @desireenallen  @AMadisonMom @ShutterBugGeek @FoodAllure @LynetteRadio  @AMagicMommy   @CapeMayMoms    @FamFriendlyAC    @4hatsandfrugal @CherylBudge   @YoungMommy  @RitzKing  @betterwaymoms @SweetSadieMarie  @amybhole  @queenmotherblog @Mamanista @ElizabethNorton @rajean @babypop @superexhausted @biggirlguide  @sickosinc  @sherryaikens  @carolacain  @daily_pinch  @mommyality  @str8upcrafty @HipMamaB @JerseyMomsBlog  @Buzzmommy  @Bloganthropy  @MamasLtlHelper @hotmomsclubbuzz @TravelgirlSteph  @YippyMomma

 See you all on Twitter tonight!