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It’s a Wonderfully Fascinating Life!

Walk into Carolyn McGuigan’s apartment at Willow Valley Communities and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a glam penthouse in New York City. At holiday time, she takes it up ...Read More

Willow Valley Communities, Celebrations, Decorations & Illuminations: It’s a Team Effort

At Willow Valley Communities, residents experience all aspects of the holiday season – the decorations, the festivities, the glow and the sweet treats – without having to do any of ...Read More

Looking Ahead to Spring

As gardening catalogues begin filling our mail and inboxes this month, we are motivated to think ahead to the spring planting season. Unfortunately, many of us will be faced with ...Read More

Third Time’s a Charm

Remodeling a house – top to bottom – is a daunting undertaking. Do it three times – to the same house no less – and people will no doubt begin ...Read More

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the traditions that now define Halloween are rooted in the era ...Read More

The Brubaker Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers credit another holiday – Thanksgiving – for launching their odyssey ...Read More

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar question I hear from long-time gardeners who have mature trees ...Read More

Trading Spaces: KbE Becomes Its Own Client

Just like homeowners, businesses outgrow their spaces and are faced with the decision of whether to expand or simply move. KbE (Kitchens by Eileen), a design, build and remodeling company ...Read More

Another World

Paradise-based B&D Builders has made a name for itself where barns are concerned. Whether it’s adaptive reuse, restoration projects or new builds, B&D’s barns are extraordinary. Since its launch in ...Read More

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a blank canvas, as the landscaping was devoted almost exclusively to ...Read More

It’s a Wonderfully Fascinating Life!

Walk into Carolyn McGuigan’s apartment at Willow Valley Communities and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a glam penthouse in

Willow Valley Communities, Celebrations, Decorations & Illuminations: It’s a

At Willow Valley Communities, residents experience all aspects of the holiday season – the decorations, the festivities, the glow and

Holiday Home Tours Return

After canceling home tours and offering alternative activities such as outdoor lighting displays due to the pandemic, local organizations are

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water

Why We Love Lancaster: Resiliency!

’Tis the season … to Recognize Milestones Earlier this year we noticed a trend: 1972 must have been a very good

Looking Ahead to Spring

As gardening catalogues begin filling our mail and inboxes this month, we are motivated to think ahead to the spring

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with The Nomads

Tommy Marion is a snowbird. The 74-year-old front man for The Nomads takes flight for Florida every October and usually