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Jake & Janelle Stoltzfus: The House That Built Them

October 2020 Jake and Janelle Stoltzfus were in need of a home that could accommodate their family of seven, plus Grammy Annie. Their search led them to a classic cottage on ...Read More

The Magic of Fall

October 2020 In October, there’s not a ghost or goblin to be seen at the home of Stacey Toomey.  Instead, pumpkins and gourds share the spotlight with summer’s last blooms, fall’s ...Read More

Home Cooking

Steven and Jennifer Bushey have always taken comfort in being at home – even before the pandemic, they viewed home as their haven. “I instantly feel my blood pressure drop ...Read More

Outdoor Living … Pandemic-Style

After residing in their Reamstown home for nearly 20 years, Jeff and Darlene Dobbs decided it was time to make a change. They narrowed their options to moving to the ...Read More

The Year of the Frog

According to the Garden Media Group, “A garden filled with amphibians indicates balance and a healthy ecosystem. An absence may indicate problems…”  Silence in a garden is not a good thing. ...Read More

Law & Orchids

John F. Pyfer, Jr. has gone from being a super lawyer to an orchid grower. He pinpoints his love of nature and respect for conservation to his lifelong involvement in ...Read More

You Can Go Home Again

Kathy Hohenadel and Vickie Groff live in the home where they grew up. “Our yard was the gathering place for the neighborhood kids,” Kathy says. Decades later, it’s still the ...Read More

Tudbink’s … Plants, Sheep and Family

Conestoga is home to a 105-year-old farm that becomes a destination for both avid and novice gardeners each April. While plants are the main draw, visitors enjoy viewing the large ...Read More

Life is Better on the Porch

The above motto that appears on signage, pillows, glassware and other home décor items perfectly sums up what homeowners discovered during the Victorian era and what their modern-day counterparts are ...Read More

Designing Family

Creativity and artistic talent are synonymous with the Riddle family. Eileen Riddle and her son, Aaron, design kitchens, baths, pantries, closets and laundry rooms, while Eileen’s daughter, Elizabeth, is a ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were