Melissa Gorga now has a vibrant reminder of her journey to success. The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member recently showed off the new addition to her pool house, a neon sign reading: "It was all a dream," and explained the special meaning behind the quote.
"It truly was 'all a dream' I was just a girl growing up in a shore town (toms river) NJ. Always having big dreams and aspirations," Melissa captioned a photo of herself posing underneath the sign. "I remember as far back as high school just dreaming to be a wife and a mommy one day and to have a beautiful family. I couldn’t be more grateful for the one that we created."
"I also always knew as a stay at home wife and mommy it was gonna be hard to break into the business world and OWN a business that I can call my OWN. [Envy]," she continued. "So this sign just reminds me every time I walk in this pool house, how lucky I am and how grateful I am and how far I’ve come from that little girl in Toms River."
It appears the sign is placed at her Jersey Shore vacation home, where she and Joe Gorga recently added a brand new pool house. "Joe built this. You guys know we do construction, so this is what we do," Melissa said in a July Instagram Story video. "I designed it all. So cute."
While the new space has multiple seating spaces and its own bathroom, Melissa was particularly excited about its fully-stocked bar area. "I would say the view from the bar is probably the best view," she said as she showcased the pool and fire pit on the patio. "It's just so gorgeous."
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