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The Annapolis Spring Boat Show

It’s boat season on the Chesapeake Bay. Most Marylanders with a love for all things sailing are headed to the 2018 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show this weekend. We’ve got the must-see exhibits and events from this year’s show! Exhibits The sailboat show has the latest in navigational equipment, high-tech electronics, inflatables, boating accessories, clothing, and [...]

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Spring Cleaning Tips

The sun is shining and the flowers are beginning to bloom. It’s time to get your Sturbridge home ready for the season with these spring cleaning tips and hacks! Window Washing Let the light shine through your windows this spring. Use a glass cleaner to get those windows spotless. Make sure to clean your windows [...]

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Celebrate Maryland Day

Celebrate the Old Line State during this years Maryland Day weekend, April 6-8,2018! Maryland’s birthday is officially on March 25th, a state holiday that commemorates the formal founding of the colony of Maryland. Organizations and local business from across the states capital partnered to bring you a weekend full of events and activities that celebrate [...]

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Gardens Near Annapolis

It’s almost time! Flowers and trees will begin to bud as spring approaches. These gardens near Annapolis are the perfect places to witness spring begin to bloom! William Paca Garden This two acre botanical sanctuary is nestled in the Annapolis Historic District. During the spring visitors are welcomed to tour the William Paca House and [...]

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How to Survive the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge

If you are a true Marylander than you are well acquainted with the Polar Bear Plunge. This is the annual January event at Sandy Point State Park where thousands of bathing suit sporting “plungers” brave the frigid bay waters to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland. If you’re going to take the big dip on [...]

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Holiday Decorating DIY Style

Another Thanksgiving is in the record books and now the holiday season is in full swing! If mother nature doesn’t oblige with a wintry landscape this month, there of plenty of uniquely creative and festive ways to DIY decorate our homes for the holidays. Here’s a few outdoor DIY decoration ideas that may inspire you [...]

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After School Tips

Now that you’ve been pulled into the back-to-school madness, how do you keep it together? Homework, meals, extracurriculars, the kids’ social lives, and your own work and social life. Oh- and don’t even get us started on the mess we know this can bring into the house. Keeping your Sturbridge home in order while all [...]

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Tips to Keep Pesky Insects Out of Your Home

Have the bugs been relentless this summer? Are the citronella candles and bug repellents just not cutting it? Here are some alternative tips on how to keep insects away this summer. Plants Here’s a great list of 12 plants that repel unwanted insects. Some of these plants are herbs that you can cook with as [...]

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Summer Garden and Backyard DIY projects

This summer, spruce up your outdoor space with some of our favorite garden and backyard DIY projects! Brighten up your backyard by painting some patio tiles in bright colors. See how they did it here. Add some landscape lighting with glass shades filled with string lights. See the simply DIY here. Watch movies under the [...]

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Pumpkin Carving Tips for the Perfect Jack-O-Lantern

Halloween is right around the corner. If you haven’t carved your jack-o-lantern yet, there’s still time! Follow these 9 easy pumpkin carving tips for the perfect jack-o-lantern. The first step is picking your pumpkin. Your pumpkin should have a stem. The greener and sturdier the stem is, the fresher the pumpkin is. Make sure your [...]

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