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Starter Mom: Tea Time

Starter Mom: Tea Time

by Nicole Loughan We cordially invite you to put your pinkies up and to join us for afternoon tea. My daughter and I have been swooning over Kate Middleton’s style and drooling over baby George’s nursery pictures and have now decided to have our own little tribute to the royal family ala tea time. Read […]

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

What: The Wilson/DeMarini Baseball and Softball 2014-2015 Day.  Test out their new 2015 bats, gloves, batting gloves, catching gear, apparel, uniforms, before buying them for the upcoming season!  All items will be available for purchase through Big Leagues Academy. Why: Through a close partnership with Wilson, the NAC is able to offer an exclusive “One Day Sale”. […]

Yardley Harvest Day Promises Return to Roots

Yardley Harvest Day Promises Return to Roots

by Jim Boyle Margaret Bork is not sure when, but some time during the last 45 years the annual Yardley Harvest Day grew a bit too big. The signature community event developed something that could be seen in Anytown, U.S.A. and lost some of its unique flavor. “It became a festival that just happened to be held […]

Back to School and Back in Shape!

Back to School and Back in Shape!

It’s time to work off all of those summer splurges with the Pilates Bodies Back to School Special; you can book 10 classes at their Yardley studio for only $99 through September 10, 2014. (Yes- that’s less than $10 per class!) Class options include Pilates Fusion, RealRyder Cycling, Belly Up Barre, and even a “newbie” Pilates class. Email […]

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

by Alyson M. Komyanek This month I am going to let you all in on a really big secret. Are you ready? Ok—here it goes…every once and a while it is OK to splurge. Can you believe that? Okay, now that the secret is out, you should know that there are rules for splurging too. For […]

Storytime for grownups: Get your geek on

Storytime for grownups: Get your geek on

by Nicole Loughan Geek culture has become chic and with it, geeky reading. The evidence is clear; open reading of sword and sorcery fantasy like “Game of Thrones” and comic book based shows going main stream like “The Walking Dead.” Geek culture is hot right now, need more proof one of the most popular shows on T.V. “The […]

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, […]