Life + Style

To have and to hold: handbags for the season of love

By Rebecca Brown And just like that … Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Whether you’re into a date night dinner with a loved one,...

Landscaper Dale Moyers leads the way through the early spring garden.

By Ellen Braunstein A spring clean-up is a necessary first step toward preparing your gardens and lawn for a healthy growing season. We asked Rockville-based...

6 reasons the housing market is coming in like a lion

The last year saw a home-buying frenzy. What can buyers and sellers expect this spring and summer? Montgomery County-based realtor Flo Williams has six...

Holiday Chic

By Rebecca Brown The holidays are certainly looking brighter this year than last. Instead of curling up on the couch in quarantine, we’re so ready—jumping...

Gaithersburg artist Paige Friedeman has a thing for crustaceans

As a lifelong Marylander, Paige Friedeman enjoys the state’s beloved crustaceous delicacy: the Maryland blue crab. “I prefer them without a lot of Old Bay,...

Bethesda 7-Year-Old Aiden Adams Smashes YouTube with Original Music Video ‘For Elise’

By Lindsay VanAsdalan A day in the life of a 7-year-old might include playing sports, attending school and hanging out with family and friends. For Aiden...
A Beagle mix hound dog is standing indoors by a big window with the curtaain and shutters open. The dog is looking through the window into the outdoors. Close up side view.

Keep Calm and Wag On

As the pandemic ends and many pets are left alone for the first time, they may experience separation anxiety.

A Respectful Renovation

Original architect Jim Rill helps new homeowners modernize their wooded Potomac home.
What to bring to a beach picnic

What to Pack for a Picnic on the Beach

Designer Rachel Gill shares her essentials for a stylish beach picnic.
Carnations are the official flower of Mother's Day

How Carnations Became the Official Flower of Mother’s Day

The tradition of giving mom carnations is as old as the holiday itself.