September 2015

Whatever Happened to Dave Holt?

A few months ago as I was driving to an appointment, I grabbed a random CD and popped it in. Tunes from the Dave Holt Band, once a mainstay on ...Read More

Hunger-Free Lancaster County

More than 20 local and statewide organizations – nonprofit, for profit, religious, government and grassroots – have joined forces to tackle one of the world’s leading problems: hunger. Locally, a coalition ...Read More

The Fairest Time of the Year!

I love September. It’s still warm, but not unbearable. The kids are back in school, which means the house is quiet in the morning. However, in my opinion, summer doesn’t ...Read More

Kristen Hottenstein

The Back Story I’m a Lancaster County girl! I graduated from Pequea Valley High School and then went to Millersville, where I earned a Bachelor’s in Business. My family has owned ...Read More

Shopping the World

From West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea to the land down under, hip foodies, culinary perfectionists, and those just longing for a taste of home flock to Lancaster’s oases of international ...Read More

Hilary Mace

The Back Story I grew up in Bethlehem, PA, and after graduating high school moved to Asheville, NC, where I went to Warren Wilson College. I studied Theater. After two years, ...Read More

Orange is the New …

Not long ago, a friend who gardens on a small urban plot was lamenting to me that her garden is almost too soothing. While she cherishes the easy blending of ...Read More

Stephanie Samuel   

The Back Story I grew up outside of Lititz. My mom was always baking, as was my Gram. After graduating from Warwick, I moved to Baltimore to attend Maryland Institute College of ...Read More

Athena Fournaris

The Back Story My family is a bit unusual for Greek-Americans in that my mother’s family came to America in the late 1800s. On my mother’s side, we have moved back ...Read More

Corinna Killian

The Back Story I was born and raised in Lancaster. After graduating from Conestoga Valley High School, I enrolled at HACC with the intent of earning a business/literature degree. After two ...Read More

13 Must-Dos for October 2023

In the opinion of many, October is the unofficial start of the holiday season, as it entails decorating, social gatherings,

Erin Gerlach: Fearless DIYer

Erin Gerlach discovered a “passion for construction” when she and her husband, Justin, purchased their first home and found themselves

Kitchen Design: A Classic But Modern Choice

It was inevitable. Our love affair with all-white kitchens seems to be waning. Peruse home-focused magazines, blogs and internet sites

Celebrating Our Agricultural Roots

Beginning in late August in Elizabethtown and continuing through early October in Manheim, fair season remains a time-honored tradition in

Spice It Up With Saffron

No doubt, you’ve seen the small packets of saffron at the checkouts of local supermarkets and specialty stores. I would

Isaac’s: Cheers to 40 Years

The year was 1983. Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space. We were listening to Michael

Fall is For Planting

Gardening season is not quite over. Fall is the perfect time to divide perennials and plant new trees and shrubs.

Before or After I Do: Viva Las Vegas! 

Vegas and weddings. Synonymous, right? But, what about bachelor/bachelorette getaways and honeymoons?  My trip to Vegas last year was a blur. As