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Spring 2021- Wardrobe Refresh

Yes! Spring is on the horizon, and I am super excited because I did a complete wardrobe refresh this year. For my new spring wardrobe, it was all about simplicity. I chose soft shades, pastels, lots of pinks and creams, light layers, and the occasional depth of color and pattern. To help get you…

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White Whale Slime: Q&A with Chrissy Fitzgerald

Slime. The word itself can invoke an almost icky feeling in response to just hearing it said. But that isn’t the case for White Whale Slime founder Chrissy Fitzgerald. In fact, she has turned her affinity for the squishy sensory object into a thriving small business. But what makes White Whale Slime…

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7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this April

Spring is finally here! With the warm weather comes sailing season and the beginning of all the city’s great festivals and events. From food festivals and Earth Day to one of the world’s largest sailboat shows, you’re sure to find something to pique your interest in Annapolis this April. With so…

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Take a Stroll Through West Annapolis

If you’re familiar with the staples of Annapolis like Main Street and City Dock, but looking for something a little more off the beaten path that offers all the great dining and shopping options of downtown, look no further than West Annapolis. This little-known Annapolis gem boasts nearly 300…

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Rhonda Kaplan Floral Design: Personalized Artisty

Rhonda Kaplan is an artist, a true connoisseur of all things floral and bridal. Her expansive design experience combined with a genuine excitement towards every bride and wedding day exemplifies both the creativity and care Rhonda consistently employs in her art and at Rhonda Kaplan Floral Design…

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Annapolis' Biggest Deals of the Year: Midnight Madness

The highly anticipated holiday shopping event is back - Midnight Madness! For three Thursdays in December, visitors stroll through the festive streets of Historic Annapolis to take advantage of wallet-friendly deals at participating shops until midnight. This local tradition encompasses the charm…

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Where to Get Your Artisan Bread in Annapolis

Are you a fan of Artisan bread – that warm, crusty bread of a particular shape? It can be round or oblong, skinny and long, small triangles or even squares. Artisan bread is less about the actual bread and more about the individual who is skilled in the techniques of baking it. Next time your plans…

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There’s No Place Like Hobo, Where Vintage Meets Modern

Annapolis has a long history of being home to adventure seekers. From swashbuckling pirates to the adventurous nature of Naval and recreational sailors, it only seems natural that a leather brand that identifies with the traveling spirit established its home in downtown Naptown. Hobo bags, wallets…

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Women Behind the Annapolis Art Scene: Cynthia McBride

A thriving art scene in any town doesn’t just happen. No matter where you go, you are bound to find good art, and excellent artists. It takes people that are both interested in community and recognize that art – in all forms – contributes to the cohesiveness and growth. Some are making history now…

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