Starter Mom: A New Development
Starter Mom: A New Development
Posted 2 months ago

 By Nicole Loughan

While surfing the net the other day I came across an article titled, “What every four-year-old should know.” I clicked on it for a play by play list…

Starter Mom: A New Development
Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes
Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cak…
Posted 2 months ago

By Erin McNelis

Since my oldest son was diagnosed with a food allergy, visits to bakeries have become a thing of the past. I have yet to find a bakery that doesn’t…

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cak…
Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend
Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend
Posted 2 months ago

Tickets are on sale for the "2014 Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend" with the Berks County Wine Trail.  Taking place Saturday October 4th & Sunday October 5th, Noon to 5…

Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend
Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series Line-Up
Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series Line-Up
Posted 2 months ago

Check out the jam-packed (literally!) line-up for this year's Berks County "25" Concert Series Jazz Fest:

Saturday, August 23, 7:30 p.m.: The Sax Pack featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Marcus Anderson
Friday,…

Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series Line-Up
In Odyssey of Rosé along the wine trail in August
In Odyssey of Rosé along the wine trail in Au…
Posted 3 months ago

Discover the serenity of Rosé wines while visiting the wineries along the Berks County Wine Trail during the entire month of August! Each of the 8 wineries along the Berks…

In Odyssey of Rosé along the wine trail in Au…
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Starter Mom: A New Development

Starter Mom: A New Development

 By Nicole Loughan While surfing the net the other day I came across an article titled, “What every four-year-old should know.” I clicked on it for a play by play list of what my four-year-old should be doing, items like being able to count to twenty, knowing all of the colors and the alphabet, but […]

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

By Erin McNelis Since my oldest son was diagnosed with a food allergy, visits to bakeries have become a thing of the past. I have yet to find a bakery that doesn’t make a peanut butter cookie. I understand that. At one time in my life, I lived on the stuff. But no more. Just because […]

Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend

Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend

Tickets are on sale for the “2014 Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend” with the Berks County Wine Trail.  Taking place Saturday October 4th & Sunday October 5th, Noon to 5 PM both days, this popular annual event is ideal for the wine lover, the foodie, the cheese gourmand or anyone who seeking a delightful day out […]

Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series Line-Up

Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series Line-Up

Check out the jam-packed (literally!) line-up for this year’s Berks County “25″ Concert Series Jazz Fest: Saturday, August 23, 7:30 p.m.: The Sax Pack featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Marcus Anderson Friday, September 5, 7:30 p.m.: In Gratitude: Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire (photo at right) Saturday, September 13, 7:30 p.m.: Raul Midon Friday, […]

In Odyssey of Rosé along the wine trail in August

In Odyssey of Rosé along the wine trail in August

Discover the serenity of Rosé wines while visiting the wineries along the Berks County Wine Trail during the entire month of August! Each of the 8 wineries along the Berks County Wine Trail will be featuring a unique interpretation of Rosé wine, every day, during month of August.   Visit the “Events” page of www.berkscountywinetrail.com for a […]

Tumbleweed Company opens Bandshell Concert Series

Tumbleweed Company opens Bandshell Concert Series

The 24th annual Bandshell Concerts Series begins Friday, July 11, featuring a performance by Tumbleweed Company. Tumbleweed Company is a folk/rock band out of Nashville. The members met while attending Berklee College of Music in Boston and have had the chance to play their music throughout the country over the last three years. Influenced by […]

Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series at Building 24: Saxophonist Mindi Abair

Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series at Building 24: Saxophonist Mindi Abair

The special Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest “25″ Concert Series continues to add shows to the schedule at Building 24 Live in Reading. Building 24 Live and the Berks Arts Council are collaborating to present the concert series that will be part of the year-long celebration leading up to the 25th anniversary festival set for April […]

5 Great Places to Meet Mom Friends

5 Great Places to Meet Mom Friends

By Nicole Loughan I am a married mother of two, but I have recently been hitting the dating scene…that is, the “mommy” dating scene. You see, I have recently had a major friend exodus and need a few more mom friends in my life. So, what’s a mom to do? She has to brush off […]

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

by Nicole Loughan Our mom’s had it tough. The other day I came across an article called “If 70s moms had blogs.” It is filled with old visions of parenting that included mass smoking and Formica countertops, but my mother-in-law assures me it was not all Bon Bon’s and Harvey Wallbangers. Parenting in the 1970s and 1980s […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this […]