Because You Have a Great Life.

And we want to make sure you are in the know about the coolest things in our community to make your life even richer and fuller. From restaurant reports to first-hand notes on topics far and wide, our contributors share a wealth of ideas, funny stories, and lots of entertainment recommendations.
07.08.19

How To Buy What Really Works: Our Top 5 Tips To Shop Smart

Don’t underestimate the emotional power of shopping. We do it when we are happy. We do it when we are sad. We do it when we have had a rough day at work. […]
07.08.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 8, 2019

Snake print in a skirt? Perfect for summer *and* fall. We are also loving these not-so-skinny white jeans for a fresh take on the summer staple. Rounding out the week’s top picks are […]
07.05.19

Our New Forever Home: Helen Olivia Moves to Del Ray

Time for a little confession: despite notes in my day planner and an Outlook reminder, I completely missed the deadline for this article. When Madelyn Orfitelli reached out to me to check in […]
07.05.19

The Socks I Didn’t Know I Needed 

I have never been one who is crazy about wearing socks. I think it is a genetic thing. I grew up in Ohio and even if there was snow on the ground my […]
07.05.19

On Community Service: Brittany Patterson-Hill and Junior Friends

There is a 99.9 percent chance that you’ve seen this smiling face around town. While she’s all of five feet, one (and a half!) inches tall, she has a giant personality that is […]
07.03.19

Ahoy! Tall Ship Providence Arrives in Old Town

“Seas” the day! The tall ship Providence, which is a reproduction of the original Providence, the first ship authorized to serve in the Continental Navy, arrived in Old Town late Monday night. Visitors […]
07.01.19

Bullet Journaling for Back to School

For their own unique reasons, my children find staying organized at school challenging. At Penny Post we figured they weren’t alone. Transitioning from middle school to high school or high school to living […]
06.28.19

10 Steps to a Delicious, Nutritionally Dense (That Means Healthy) Summer Salad

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen on Stories the other day Dr. Megan of Mind the Mat and I talking while we ate lunch, a delicious summer salad, about […]
06.27.19

My Burke Drive Memoir

I was always the kid who wanted to be at home. “Sleepovers” involved midnight pick-ups or they had to be held at home. Prom pictures, homecoming pictures, end of year BBQs, birthday parties, […]
06.26.19

An Engagement Story: Laura Rose & Patrick

Some of you may already be familiar with our lovely client, Laura Rose Schwartz. She co-owns and teaches at Old Town’s Vikryia Lab and she is the type of person whom once you […]
06.26.19

Stay Here on Your Next Trip to NYC

For some folks, where you stay when on vacation is just a place to sleep and shower. It doesn’t matter what the hotel looks like as long as it’s clean. Not for me. […]
06.25.19

What’s in My Bag

Some folks say that eyes are the window to the soul. I disagree. I think the window to a woman’s soul is her purse. You can tell a lot about someone from what […]
06.21.19

It’s Officially Summer! Here Are Our Plans.

Today is the summer solstice, which means it’s officially summer, or will be, anyway, depending on when you read this. The exact start of summer is 11:54am, and we are so, so ready. […]
06.20.19

Introducing Tips from Tim: Diamond Edition

I know I’m biased but I really do believe this: my husband Tim is an Old Town treasure. He has owned our business for thirteen years and over this time developed a reputation […]
06.20.19

Packing a Makeup Bag for Different Occasions

I have a few trips planned this summer…some with kids and some without. Not only are my wardrobe choices completely different, it seems my beauty bag requires a different selection, as well. When […]


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