Don’t Miss the Pasadena Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Dec. 3!

Kick off the holidays at Pasadena’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 3. The celebration starts at 5:30 p.m. in Lake Shore Plaza, and at 6:30 p.m., the official Pasadena tree will be illuminated, dazzling spectators with thousands of twinkling lights. The free event is perfect for children and families, and features a visit […]

Anyone Can Care for These Resilient Houseplants

Are you guilty of receiving a houseplant as a gift, only to quickly let it wilt and wither away? Even if you’re not exactly a natural when it comes to being a plant parent, there are still some houseplants hardy enough to withstand just about anything. Here are a few houseplants that practically anyone can […]

Shop Chesapeake High School’s 2019 Fall Craft Fair on Nov. 23

You might already have your holiday shopping well underway, or maybe you’re just starting to think about what to get for everyone on your list. Either way, the 2019 Fall Craft Fair presents a great opportunity to browse and to contribute to a good cause. Hosted by the Chesapeake High School Band Boosters as an annual fundraiser, […]

Must-Know Thanksgiving Hosting Tips for Renters

 You don’t have to have a huge home in order to host Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re willing to think outside the box, you’ll have no trouble fitting your whole crew into your apartment! Here’s how to do it. Get creative with dining areas. If your dining room or eat-in kitchen is simply too small to […]

Glam Up Your Gourd With These Pumpkin Decorating DIYs

You probably shake up your decor a bit when autumn rolls around. It’s the perfect time of year to bring on the twinkle lights and the leafy garlands. But if you’re bored with the standard autumnal decor, you can bring the extra glitz with these pumpkin decorating DIY ideas. Confetti PumpkinsGet your pumpkins Halloween party-ready […]

Grab a Quick Breakfast Near The Ashberry at First Watch

If you firmly believe that brunch is the most important meal of the weekend, you’ll be happy to know that a First Watch opened in nearby Glen Burnie a couple of months ago. The chain is known for its top-notch breakfast fare, from over-the-top pancakes and French toast to Benedicts and omelets. The former category […]

Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

Step Back in Time at the Maryland Renaissance Festival

It’s been centuries since King Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn, but their romance comes alive in the present day thanks to the Maryland Renaissance Festival. The festival follows a different historical storyline every year, and this fall, it’s weaving the tale of a king who has recently banished his first wife in order to pursue an […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]