June 2016

When a Man Loves a Party

Throwing a guy’s party is tricky. Flowers and frou-frou are not gonna cut it for most guys. So, how do you make the party reflect the man? Carole Simons pulled ...Read More

Carving a New Career

The strong hands that once raised beef cattle, tended to chickens and plowed fields have retired from farm life. Now, those same hands belong to an accomplished carver of birds ...Read More

Take Your Dog to Work Day – June 24

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event that was launched by Pet Sitters International in 1996. First celebrated in the dog-loving U.K., Take Your Dog To Work Day ...Read More

Daylilies – The Essence of Summer

Often described as the perfect perennial, daylilies have gone from being an obsession for Michelle Bingham and Denise Freeman to a growing business. Michelle, who is an avid cyclist, has always ...Read More

A Perfect Summer Recipe – Sea Isle City, New Jersey

For 51 weeks of the year, we live for that one special week at the beach. It’s a summer tradition that becomes even more meaningful with the passage of time. Looking ...Read More

Cool Nature

“Lancaster County has the highest concentration of active bald eagle nests in the state.” - Lancaster County Bird Club President Barbara Hunsberger. Lancaster County is a jewel of nature. Yes, many ...Read More

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

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last