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Happy Healthy Holidays

Happy Healthy Holidays

The holiday season is here! It can be a time filled with fun and joy but also can be a time of stress. If you are getting stressed thinking about picking up last minute gifts for your friends and family, have no fear. I’ve got ideas for...

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Commuter Lifestyle

Commuter Lifestyle

We all have different lifestyles. One thing that impacts some of my clients that live in the DC-Baltimore bubble is how their work commute impacts their overall lifestyle. It is not unusual for many of them to drive or take public transportation...

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Rolling Green Farm Market

Rolling Green Farm Market

One of my favorite things about summer is visiting local farmers’ markets and enjoying the freshest produce of the season. Recently, my husband and I visited a market in Clarksburg, Maryland called Rolling Green Farm Market. If you are...

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Ringing in the New Year…Simply

Ringing in the New Year…Simply

Tonight we are wrapping up 2015 and ringing in a new year.  Many people like to honor New Year’s by going out to a restaurant, bar or party, but I’ve always been pretty low-key when it comes to celebrating the new year. I can appreciate...

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Healthy Holiday Gifts

Healthy Holiday Gifts

The holidays can often be a time of indulgence, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We can simplify the holidays and really focus on the true meaning of the season. Instead of just collecting more ‘stuff’ on the holidays, focus on providing your...

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Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Editor’s Note & Disclosure: Jones Dairy Farm provided me with the ingredients to create the recipe reviewed in this post. All the opinions expressed are my own. Happy Thanksgiving! I’m giving thanks today for a lot things in my life and...

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Farm to Fork at Wyebrook Farm

Farm to Fork at Wyebrook Farm

When I saw an article in Martha Stewart Living about Wyebrook Farm located in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania (about an hour outside of Philadelphia) I knew I wanted to visit this place with my husband.  The farm focuses on sustainable agriculture...

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Wine Tours and Grape Pies

Wine Tours and Grape Pies

New York’s Finger Lakes are a must-see in the fall. The colorful leaves, roadside produce stands, sparkling lakes and vineyards make it a beautiful destination this time of year. I was fortunate enough to spend a wonderful weekend camping...

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Fall, Football and Food

Fall, Football and Food

As a Penn State alum, one of my favorite seasons was fall. The crisp air, the colorful, crunchy leaves on the ground, and of course, the vibrant atmosphere of downtown on home game weekends with the Blue Band playing fight songs and cheerleaders...

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Acai Bowls

Acai Bowls

Tropical Islands. The allure of the beach, sunshine and simplicity draw many to visit these amazing locals. Of course, life isn’t always so simple even in paradise but at least on vacation we can imagine that daily life includes (and it may for...

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