Free & Cheap Ways to Get Active Without a …

• SAVING AMY   4 HOURS AGO
We have a real problem in the United States. More than any other country in the English-speaking world, we have the highest…

An eyeball popping discovery

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   3:30 AM ON SUN JUL 22 2018
After a year of recovering from a ‘broken’ knee (torn meniscus) and a month of ‘the cold from hell,’  I decided that a…

How I Got My Kids Out Flatwater Kayaking As Ba…

• SAVING AMY   6:00 PM ON SAT JUL 21 2018
I loved this recent comment on a photo of mine on Instagram:
Never knew people that were brave enough to take a baby kayaki…

There He Goes Again

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   3:23 PM ON SAT JUL 21 2018
Fresh off the most embarrassing performance by an American president on the world stage in my lifetime and his legal woes b…

Howard County fastest growing county in Maryland

• HOCO CONNECT   4:51 AM ON SAT JUL 21 2018
    You only have to drive by Town Center or drive up Route 1 to see how much Howard County is growing.  But…

Participate in the Salesforce Research Panel t…

• SAVING AMY   9:00 AM ON FRI JUL 20 2018
If you use Salesforce software during your day job, or any business software for that matter, you may want to consider sign…

The Accidental President

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   8:21 AM ON FRI JUL 20 2018
Harry Truman was my dad’s favorite President. Why is that note worthy to me?  My dad didn’t express much interest in a…

The Leadership Movement of Simon Sinek

• TEA FOR TWO AND A CROWD   6:30 AM ON FRI JUL 20 2018
Leaders are Responsible for their People
This article was scheduled to post on 10/22/2016, but due to something amazing br…

5 ROSEWATER HACKS

• THE BRUNETTES DIARY   7:14 PM ON THU JUL 19 2018
Hey babes, Don’t ya love a good beauty hack? Today I’m sharing allll of the secret hacks when it comes to the h…

New breakfast and lunch place–First Watch

• HOCO CONNECT   4:58 AM ON WED JUL 18 2018
Always on the watch for new breakfast places in our area led me last week to First Watch.  It is located across from t…

Doors We Don’t Think Of

• WEAKLY THOUGHTS   10:24 AM ON TUE JUL 17 2018
Some doors we don’t usually think of, tucked away in cemeteries most of us don’t visit them often, or take the …

Beating the odds … maybe!

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   7:26 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
Remember this beautiful plant! And then it was this plant – something going wrong!Eventually it looked like this. &nbs…

There’s a new game player at the table!

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   6:47 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
I think I previously mentioned that my husband and my son are part of a gaming group that meets once a month at our ho…

Recipe: Summertime Dessert: Strawberry Yogurt …

• SAVING AMY   6:00 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
I realize this is an out-of-the-ordinary post for me. But I love, love, love whipping up this summertime treat, when I need…

Birthday beauty freebies 2018

• BEAUTY GURU DC   5:33 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
As the years tick by, birthdays aren’t as fun. But one bright spot in my birthday month is collecting all those birth…

Andrew Howard Named LGBTQ+ Liaison in Howard

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   5:09 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
Andrew HowardAndrew Howard has been designated by County Executive Allan H. Kittleman as the first LGBTQ+ Liaison in the co…

Elvis by Albert Goldman

• DEENA’S DAYS   2:06 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
I have heard about Albert Goldman’s 1981 book Elvis for years. It is hated by Elvis fans. I went back and forth on wh…

My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie by…

• DEENA’S DAYS   1:48 PM ON MON JUL 16 2018
I have never been a Star Wars fanatic (although the love the original three) or a Carrie Fisher fan (in the true sense of t…

T Shirt Quilt in Loving Memory

• A DITCHIN’ TIME QUILTS   4:43 AM ON MON JUL 16 2018
This is my coworker Lindsey.  She lost her brother several years ago to cancer at the young age of 19. …

Collusion in public takes chutzpah

• HOCO CONNECT   4:39 AM ON MON JUL 16 2018
   So you meet with Putin with no Secretary of State, Director of the CIA or National Security Director.  Ju…

Wedding Gift Quilt

• A DITCHIN’ TIME QUILTS   3:53 PM ON SUN JUL 15 2018
quilt labelThis is how I sign my quilts.  If you look back at all my quilts, I always try to do something different on…

Give Three Cheers and One Cheer More to Olney…

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   12:06 PM ON SUN JUL 15 2018
Photo: Teresa Castracane PhotographyPatrons entering the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab at Olney Theatre Center expecting to s…

Approaching Another Anniversary

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   8:05 AM ON SUN JUL 15 2018
Next month we will have lived in this condo for 2 years.  Hard to believe that much time has passed.As long time reade…

Fashion Friday ~ July 13th

• LOVE NATALYN   8:55 PM ON FRI JUL 13 2018
Happy Fashion Friday! I stuck with my word and did my Fashion Friday in a different place! I took these pictures in New Yor…

Goodbye, Allie

• MR. GARNER GOES TO WASHINGTON   6:58 AM ON FRI JUL 13 2018
We called her many names over the years. Allie-rat. Monkeyface. Georgia called her “Baby Kitty” which was funny calling an …

Bicycle Heaven in Pittsburgh

• HOCO CONNECT   4:59 AM ON FRI JUL 13 2018
     Having finished the bike ride into Pittsburgh on the Great Allegheny Path recently, our bike group visi…

2018 Back to School Tax-Free Shopping Days [In…

• SAVING AMY   9:00 PM ON WED JUL 11 2018
So far, this year, seventeen states have announced tax free shopping days ahead of the 2018-2019 school year.

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Last day of school

• THESELLERS.NET   6:00 PM ON WED JUL 11 2018
After what seemed like a very long school year (mostly due to snow days slowly chipping away at spring and summer break), t…

Review of Rhythm Superfoods Snacks

• LOVE NATALYN   2:24 PM ON WED JUL 11 2018
Eating healthy is SUPER important to me. I have come to the realization that good foods provides me with nutrients that I n…

Wrinkles Schminkles Forehead Smoothing Patches…

• BEAUTY GURU DC   12:59 PM ON WED JUL 11 2018
Botox is great! But the price, not so much. I am always looking for alternatives so when I saw this forehead smoothing kit,…