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Good Medicine

Pam Overly is convinced that gardening played a role in helping her overcome two serious health challenges. She also credits gardening for helping her to create a close bond with ...Read More

Plants for a Changing Climate

You don’t need to have a villa in Greece to create the feel and advantages of Mediterranean-style gardening. In our seasonal climate, however, it will involve some experimenting and thoughtful ...Read More

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants

Isn’t it odd how green thumbs tend to be genetically predisposed in families? My sister and I trace our interest in gardening back to Grandma Starling, whose farmhouse in North ...Read More

Mediterranean-Style Gardens: What is (Very) Old is New Again

It appears that European gardeners – even the English – discovered the allure of Mediterranean-style gardens last season. Now the trend is crossing “the pond” and will be making an ...Read More

Waterside Getaway

Who doesn’t fantasize about living by the water! The historically low interest rates, which were available during the pandemic, created a phenomenon that enabled people to realize their dreams of ...Read More

Time Marches On

I’m probably among the few people who consider March to be one of their favorite months. I like it for the promise it holds – there’s a hint of spring ...Read More

Ville & Rue: Rebecca Addington Finds Her Niche

Rebecca Addington could not be happier. After years of following along a circuitous career path, she became a business owner when she opened Ville & Rue in 2019.  A native of southern ...Read More

Resolve to Get Organized!

Each year at this time, we resolve to make positive changes in our lives. Without fail, getting organized figures into the Top 5 of New Year’s resolutions due in part ...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 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

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as