How It’s Done: Beat the back-to-school shopping blues by giving to kids in need

By Suzanne Cassidy, Staff Writer

Back-to-school shopping is my least favorite kind of shopping.

It makes me sad — and not just because it’s expensive.

I cry on the first day of school. We love the summer in our house … Continue reading

Say “Summer!”: LancMoms Summer Photo Contest

Summertime splashes, sand castle contests, evenings catching fireflies … we want to see your best pictures of summertime! Show us your favorite summer snaps by entering LancMoms Summer Photo Contest. The lucky winner will receive a Family Four Pack to … Continue reading

Models needed for American Girl fashion show

Hands-on House, Children’s Museum of Lancaster is seeking local girls to volunteer as models in an upcoming American Girl Fashion Show® fundraiser to benefit the museum. Four shows will be held the weekend of November 14–15, 2014 at The Conference … Continue reading

Ciro’s Italian Bistro celebrates Aaron’s Acres Day on July 29

Lancaster, PA…On Tuesday, July 29, Ciro’s has graciously offered to donate 10% of the day’s customer sales from its popular Italian Bistro in Richmond Square, Lancaster, to Aaron’s Acres. Lunch, dinner, take-out orders, and gift cards are all included in … Continue reading

FRIENDS OF THE LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY TO HOLD FIRST BOOK SALE AT CLIPPER MAGAZINE STADIUM

The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library proudly announce their first ever book sale at Clipper Magazine Stadium will be held on Sunday, July 27th from 11am to 5pm on the concourse alongside first base. The book sale is for … Continue reading

Getting crafty with Creative Reuse: See-through postcards

By Andrea E. Stoner Leaman

Summer is a good time to introduce a child to the joys of sending mail. All the more fun if you can make a postcard that has … Continue reading

August Mom of the Month: Barb Raasch

By Maureen Leader, Special Features Writer

Barb Raasch says she’s not a competitive person. Sure, it’s fun to win–but winning is just not the most important thing to her.

Not the kind of thing you’d expect to hear from your … Continue reading

Mom’s pick of the week: Give it up for the classics

August marks the point in summer when children across the Lancaster area are racing to complete their local library’s summer reading form. It’s amazing what the promise of a ticket to Dutch Wonderland can fuel, as well as the lure … Continue reading

Mame’s corn fritters, wonderfully simple

By Jennifer Kopf, Staff Writer

The beauty of a good family recipe – at least on either side of my family – is that it’s simple. It’s satisfying food created seemingly from nothing, often recipes from a time when folks … Continue reading

Exercising with a newborn?

By Megan Sabol, HARTZ Physical Therapy

Reality. It hits you like a ton of bricks. I fully anticipated this month’s article to be about getting back into shape after pregnancy. Ha! I now laugh at my own unrealistic goals.

When … Continue reading