Meet Danielle Silverstein, wife and mother of three! Originally from Lawrenceville, NJ, Danielle and her husband, Adam, settled in Manalapan, NJ over 20 years ago, and own Party Fair of Freehold. The beautiful couple are also the founders of the wildly popular podcast, Marriage + Martinis, where they keep it real about marriage and family, and manage to find humor in everyday life! Learn more below about Danielle’s life here in Monmouth County, why she and Adam started their hit podcast, and some of her favorite things to do with her kids.
Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town?
I grew up in Lawrenceville, NJ and still love visiting that town. It was an awesome place to grow up. We’ve been in Manalapan for twenty years (I still can’t believe that).
Children and Ages?
Mia 15, Ean, 12, Jonah 9
One thing people would be surprised to know about you…
I’m actually an introvert.
Anyone special you’d like to thank for helping you through parenthood?
My big sister. She is totally my north star when it comes to parenting. Also, Apple for creating the iPad.
Favorite things to do with your kids?
During the pandemic we have had what the kids refer to as “fun nights.” They’ll ask, “is tonight a ‘fun night?’’” We’ve taught them everything from craps to blackjack to pool. There may be some questionable parenting choices in there, but it’s truly been the upside to all of this madness.
Are you involved in a business venture, a local organization, a creative endeavor, or in the corporate world? Please share!
My husband’s family owns Party Fair in Freehold, so we have been very enmeshed in this community for well over 30 years.
How has this community been instrumental in getting you to where you are now?
When Adam and I started our podcast (Marriage + Martinis) and social media community, we were pretty nervous about how people would react. We made a pact when we started the podcast that we were all in….we kept nothing secret from our audience. That means we share everything from financial struggles, to trust issues, to aspects of our sex life. We’re an explicit podcast, both in language and content, so we just didn’t know what the reaction would be. The support from this community and our following has been unreal. Instead of judging, people thank us for saying what they have wanted to say. It has been an amazing surprise to know that we have such a local following and fanbase.
What is your favorite restaurant in Monmouth County?
618 in Freehold, NJ
What is your favorite activity to do with your children in Monmouth County?
Hike at Turkey Swamp Park and Battleground State Park.
What are your Mom Goals?
100% acceptance of my kids no matter what (as long as they’re good humans). Raising kids who truly care about others and can see further than their own shadow enough to take action and do good. A home with tons of laughter.
Check out more about Danielle and Adam’s podcast here!