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Let’s Face it, it’s Time for a Refresh!

Let’s Face it, it’s Time for a Refresh!

People say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, but that doesn’t stop anyone from caring about how they look. Everyone desires a healthy, youthful, and low maintenance complexion, and adding a facial to your routine is simple, healthy way to achieve that. We recently sat down with Jeanine Sackett, owner of the brand new, […]

From left to right - Andrew Grosse, Mike LaCouture, Joe Fazekas, Jason Grosse

Coming soon: Bucks County’s Newest Craft Brewery, Broken Goblet

Broken Goblet, Bucks County’s newest craft brewery, started in an unusual way: as a club. Co-owners Mike LaCouture and Jay Grosse, a lifelong Morrisville PA resident, formed The Brewtal Beer Club as a way to generate support, test their beers and try out their marketing. Within six months the club grew to 30 “members,” hosted […]

Explore Bucks County Beauty at Garden Conservancy Open Days

Explore Bucks County Beauty at Garden Conservancy Open Days

On Saturday, June 28, six private gardens in Doylestown, Erwinna, Mechanicsville, New Hope, and Wrightstown will open to the public through the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Open Day is rain or shine, and no reservations are required. Admission to each private garden is $5; children 12 & under free. […]

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

by Alyson M. Komyanek I’m constantly looking for affordable ways to spice up the rooms in my house. Here are some of the best places to stop for the best decorating bargains: Home Goods Before I became a homeowner, I honestly had never heard of Home Goods. But now? We’re practically best friends. There are so many […]

Strawberry Love from A Bucks County Kitchen

Strawberry Love from A Bucks County Kitchen

by Kelly Madey of A Bucks County Kitchen My love affair with strawberries began at an early age. I can remember stepping on to the back porch of my grandmother’s house, Greeted by the sweet scent of sun ripened strawberries from her garden. As I navigated through the clover filled grass to get to the […]

Miss Money Funny: Budget Friendly Summer Activities

Miss Money Funny: Budget Friendly Summer Activities

  by Alyson Komyanek Can you smell it? Spring is (finally) in the air and after the brutal winter we’ve all endured, summer can’t come soon enough! But with the warm air and longer days, comes the task of trying to entertain yourself or the kids without spending a lot of money. Here are some fun and […]

4 Places to Stop & Smell the May Flowers

4 Places to Stop & Smell the May Flowers

by Hope Kumor Remember the ol’ saying April showers bring May flowers? Well, it’s the truth! Now that April is nearly over, we’re seeing those beautiful flowers peeking out and we’re excited to finally see some color after this terrible winter. We all love smelling fresh flowers around May. Check out these three hot spots to […]

Miss Money Funny: Gifts without the Guilt

Miss Money Funny: Gifts without the Guilt

by Allison M. Komyanek  Why is Christmas referred to as “the season of giving” when, in reality, the buying never seems to end? With Birthdays, showers, weddings, graduations, births, anniversaries…the list of gift giving occasions goes on and on. So, how does someone on a tight budget give presents to so many different people for so many different special […]

The Flying Kiwi Poetry Squad Lands in New Hope

The Flying Kiwi Poetry Squad Lands in New Hope

For five years Jim Wilson has traveled to cities and towns throughout the USA and around the world and put poem posters by Kiwi poets on poles, walls, and in cafes and in store windows. Then a group of volunteers has added to the effort. Poem posters have been put up in cities including Amsterdam, […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this […]

Hoos Hoo: Owl Prowl at Honey Hollow Watershed

Hoos Hoo: Owl Prowl at Honey Hollow Watershed

Honey Hollow had 21 people venture out into the cold winter’s night for “In Search of Owls – Raptors of the Night”. The walk to hear owls and other nocturnal creatures was led by BCAS Educator, Diane Smith.

Miss Money Funny: How I bought my first house

Miss Money Funny: How I bought my first house

By: Alyson Komyanek Google image search the words “first home” and you will find lots of fabulous photos of smiling couples purchasing their first home. What you won’t find, though, are photos of a single woman completing the same accomplishment. Well, at 27 years old, that’s exactly what I’m doing- celebrating the purchase of my […]

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

What: Super “Puppy Bowl” featuring the Bucks County Barkos, D’Town Seahounds, Furry-Niners and Pawtriots. Halftime entertainment will be provided by 10-week-old rescued puppy mascots from Lulu’s Rescue. Refreshments for dogs and their owners will be served including dog-friendly treats and stadium favorites for people including hot dogs, snacks, cake and drinks. When: Monday, January 27, 1 p.m. […]

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

By Alyson Komyanek Each January millions of us will make a resolution to start the New Year off right. Exercise more, watch less TV, get better grades, whatever it might be. Then, by the time February rolls around, we find ourselves feeling guilty for having broken that “new habit” 3 weeks ago. So this year, […]

Shake it up! The NAC’s Zumbathon with Kass Martin

Shake it up! The NAC’s Zumbathon with Kass Martin

Do you love to Zumba? The Newtown Athletic Club is welcoming Kass Martin- a nationally recognized, celebrity Zumba Instructor – to shake it up (literally!) and raise money to find a cure for ALS.  What: The NAC’s Zumbathon featuring Kass Martin (open to both NAC Members and Non-Members) Why: Get a killer workout, have a ton of […]