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Hi, I'm Ellie ...


I grew up at the Jersey Shore and have lived about half of my life here and the other half in Boston, where I went to college and stayed for a number of years to pursue a corporate career in financial services.

After being a stay-at-home mom for many years, now that my kids are older, I created Real Jersey Shore as a space to kickstart my best ideas and to share useful information to help other like-minded people, locally and around the globe, pursue their biggest dreams, ideas, and goals.

I believe many of us are carrying around ideas for goals or dreams we want to achieve but for many reasons we hesitate to pursue them.

And through this platform, I want to dig deep on some of these topics and start those conversations I've been dying to start.

I am a CrossFitter, and one of my favorite random things to do is to browse through old albums in vintage record stores.

My big dream is to become a published author and inspire others. How about you? What are you working on? Or, what is the idea that you can't seem to forget about? Send me a quick message through my Contact page because I'd love to know. :)

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What's Real Jersey Shore?


Have you ever heard the phrase, "Write the book you want to read?" Well, Real Jersey Shore is the site that I wish existed-- one that covers a range of topics that have to be taken into consideration to successfully pursue and realize a meaningful dream, goal or idea.

The topics range from intentional, strong living; casting a clear vision of what you want to achieve and communicate with the world; the day to day of working on your dream; and making your unique impact on the world.

I initially created Real Jersey Shore to set the record straight about how beautiful it is at the Jersey Shore and to showcase the true character of the people here (as opposed to the inaccurate image created by the reality TV show.)

So while Real Jersey Shore is a modern life and business blog focused on intentional living and making a meaningful impact, I also take every opportunity I can to share the beauty, inspiration, and true character of my home-- both through my blog and weekly newsletter.

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My Vision For RJS

My hope is that Real Jersey Shore grows well beyond a blog and eventually becomes a supportive local and global online community of like-minded people pursuing their most meaningful work-- in life and business.