| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:02 AM
For their May nuptials, Mount Vernon residents Katie Joost and Nick Garber made careful preparations.
They booked a gazebo at Owings Mills' Irvine Nature Center, accessible by a quarter-mile hike. They selected readings that had special meaning to them,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Little People Big World fans, our favorite family is back in an inspiring one-hour special Little People, Big World: Conquering Mount St. Helens that premieres Tuesday, March 19, at 10/9CT on TLC. And new empty-nesters, you might want to keep a couple...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The first signs of cold started to emerge in early October. The leaves of Ginkgo trees blanketed city sidewalks, and a misguided trip out of the house without a jacket drew immediate regret. Brrrr! Sam and I are self-proclaimed wusses when it comes to the...
| Mar 17, 2013
A few years ago, when first my son and then my daughter got married within a year, I found myself on the front lines of wedding planning. Both events turned out to be magical affairs, but not before I got plenty of panicked phone calls from the about-to-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:48 AM
There's a new restaurant in town
Potomac Family Restaurant, owned by Imad Rababe, is now open at 1 E. Potomac St. in Williamsport.
The newly remodeled restaurant features American and Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:11 PM
An important detail, yet less sexy, for wedding planning is the hotel situation and transportation. This especially comes into play when your venue is far away from most of your guests. For example, most of our guests are coming from Baltimore and Harford...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Theresa Burden, a nursing student at St. Vincent's Medical Center, was upset at being left off the guest list of a classmate's wedding, so — sensibly enough — she sent a barrage of threatening letters to the Bridgeport hospital, according to...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Over the past several months of my engagement, many friends told me they grew up dreaming about their wedding day. From the beautiful white dress to the castle-like venue to the prince charming they hoped to meet at the alter, they had a clear vision of...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Did you see the fabulous Oscar pre-show fashion event where movie stars had to guess what was inside a covered glass case? The answer was Dorothy’s ruby slippers.
Other references to those magical footwear are just around the corner. A new movie,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:33 AM
On Sunday, May 18, 2008, late at night, I got a message through my MySpace profile that simply stated, “Nice page and pics. - E.” I checked out E’s profile and replied with a paragraph. Soon, we advanced to text messages. Later, we...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A successful wedding is as close as you smartphone.
Here are some helpful phone apps and web sites:
CameraPlus ($1 at iTunes) and NightCamera (free) help you take awesome photos with your smartphone by boosting capabilities.
Wedding Scan ($3 at...