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• WEAKLY THOUGHTS   11:32 AM ON THU FEB 27 2020
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What’s all this news about the game with the f…

• HOCO CONNECT   11:05 AM ON WED FEB 26 2020
    So if you associate with anyone in Howard County over the age of 50 you may very well have heard of the game …

TV Chef Gordon Ramsey sets up shop in Ellicott…

• HOCO CONNECT   9:42 AM ON TUE FEB 25 2020
   While County Officials have been mum about what is happening in Ellicott City this week it has been revealed t…

Onward: A Magical Adventure With An Ooey Gooey…

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   10:13 PM ON MON FEB 24 2020
Onward: A Magical Adventure With An Ooey Gooey Warm Heart Disney shines the brightest when it tells original stories. …

Rainbow Pancakes and Fruit Skewers

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   9:26 PM ON MON FEB 24 2020
Rainbow Pancakes and Fruit Skewers These rainbow pancakes and fruit skewers are the perfect kid friendly recipe for a fun b…

Our Top 10 Recommendations for Best Travel Gear

• HUDSON AND EMILY   6:29 PM ON SUN FEB 23 2020

9 x 14 x 22 inches. That is the dimensions of an airplane carry-on bag.

When prepping for our 2 month trip around Ce…


Super Bright And Happy Rainbow Slime!

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   10:42 PM ON FRI FEB 21 2020
Super Bright And Happy Rainbow Slime! This Rainbow Slime is so bright and happy. Such a fantastic activity to make with kid…

Taxes for Expats

• HUDSON AND EMILY   10:03 PM ON FRI FEB 21 2020

Taxes. Everyone’s favorite subject. :)

I’ve always been proud to do our taxes myself, but our situation has been…


My Alien Knee and My Aries Body

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   9:27 AM ON FRI FEB 21 2020
There are just some things that you have to accept about an aging body – things that can’t be fixed by modern medicine or e…

Merriweather development images

• HOCO CONNECT   7:22 AM ON FRI FEB 21 2020
   It is hard not to go to the Merriweather Post Pavilion area without noticing all the new buildings that are tr…

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft For Kids

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   11:19 PM ON THU FEB 20 2020
Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft For Kids St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. Your kids will love this simple a…

Tissue Paper Planet Earth Paper Plate Craft Fo…

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   10:10 PM ON THU FEB 20 2020
Tissue Paper Planet Earth Paper Plate Craft For Kids This is such a neat Planet Earth Paper Plate Craft for Kids. And it co…

Cat In The Hat Paper Plate Craft For Kids

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   10:56 PM ON WED FEB 19 2020
Cat In The Hat Paper Plate Craft For Kids This Cat In The Hat Paper Plate Craft for Kids is a perfect activity to get your …

Dr. Seuss Truffula Tree Pretzel Rods

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   11:43 PM ON TUE FEB 18 2020
Dr. Seuss Truffula Tree Pretzel Rods These Dr. Seuss Truffula Tree Pretzel Rods are the perfect way to celebrate Dr. Seuss …

Lion Paper Plate Craft For Kids

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   10:13 PM ON TUE FEB 18 2020
Lion Paper Plate Craft For Kids This is a ferocious but so adorable lion paper plate craft for kids! Such a great idea for …

Not all walls are the same

• HOCO CONNECT   5:04 AM ON TUE FEB 18 2020

Polar Bear Puffy Slime

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   9:56 PM ON MON FEB 17 2020
Polar Bear Puffy Slime This Polar Bear Puffy Slime is so cute for a winter activity or for anyone who loves bears! Great ac…

The Call Of The Wild Is A Warm and Inspiring M…

• SUNSHINE WHISPERS   9:12 PM ON MON FEB 17 2020
The Call Of The Wild Is A Warm and Inspiring Movie The Entire Family Will Love Great movies are not supposed to be released…

Top Things to Do in Colombia

• HUDSON AND EMILY   8:38 PM ON SUN FEB 16 2020
The country of Colombia is known for its great coffee, music, and people! But through our visit we learned that “The Gate…

Best Things to Do in El Salvador

• HUDSON AND EMILY   6:47 PM ON SUN FEB 16 2020
El Salvador is known as the “Land of Volcanoes” and for good reason. Within it’s 8,100 square miles, there are 23 act…

Things to Experience in Belize

• HUDSON AND EMILY   3:32 PM ON SUN FEB 16 2020
The beautiful country of Belize is known for its gorgeous beaches, the Great Blue Hole, and incredible weather.

photo by…


Pondering the Big Questions

• WHAT’S IN DAVE’S HEAD   3:09 PM ON SUN FEB 16 2020
The Washington Post’s chief arts critic, Philip Kennicott, is publishing a memoir that looks at the connection between mo…

‘Wicked’ at the Hippodrome Will Leave You Spel…

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   2:22 PM ON FRI FEB 14 2020
Talia Suskauer and Allison BaileyHello, you munchkins out there. Do I have news for you! One of the most endearing and endu…

Finally Grown Up

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   5:30 PM ON THU FEB 13 2020
It had to happen sometime. I am finally a responsible mature adult!  Glad it happened at the grand old age o…

Why does Maryland keep getting left out?

• HOCO CONNECT   12:56 PM ON TUE FEB 11 2020
          So here Maryland voters go again watching all the candidates fawn over the voters i…

Rescue Buttons

• MY NEXT 20 YEARS OF LIVING   7:20 PM ON MON FEB 10 2020
Yes, Rescue Buttons!It took me awhile to find a child’s sweater for my niece’s baby due in March.  Searching took a lo…

What a President and a demagogue sound like

• HOCO CONNECT   9:11 AM ON SAT FEB 8 2020
             Republicans like to point to Bill Clinton when defending Trump’s actions.&n…

Weekend funnies for the older set

• HOCO CONNECT   4:55 AM ON SAT FEB 8 2020

New LGBTQ-Friendly Establishment Opens in Moun…

• STEVE CHARING OUTSPOKEN   12:25 PM ON FRI FEB 7 2020
The Manor now occupies the former Brass Elephant buildingWhen owners Joshua Persing and Robert Gay announced  in Octob…

Walk Howard Plan

• HOCO CONNECT   9:10 AM ON FRI FEB 7 2020
     As our community examines ways to reduce the use of cars a new plan is being created to expand the walk…