January 2020 Around Town

Woofin’ It In Frederick “Who wouldn’t want to play with puppies all day?” asks Joanna Price, owner of Woofin’ It. “I’ve always loved animals and knew I wanted to do something meaningful to me, so I came up with this!” For three years, Woofin’ It has provided in-home pet concierge services all around the county. … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Blossom and Basket Boutique “We are so much more than flowers,” says Ellie Bonde of Blossom and Basket Boutique, the Mount Airy shop that she and her daughter, Rene Bonde Shiffler, have owned for 18-plus years. The boutique encompasses an award-winning floral design business and a gift shop. Ellie creates the unique, themed gift baskets, and … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Beautiful Lashes by Brooke Ashley Makeup Muse Lashes are all the rage this season. Getting fabulous lashes like Brooke Ashley’s is just around the corner since Brooke Ashley Makeup Muse opened in Urbana at Lauren Abagale Lash Studio. “I love doing lashes for people because it’s such a small thing that makes such a huge difference,” … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

WBN’s Steps to Success Since 2000, the Women’s Business Network of Frederick has been dedicated to informing, encouraging and supporting women in their quest to grow their businesses. “We find women are looking for this kind of support, and these events are how we carry out our mission,” President Jean Wright says.  There are monthly … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Downsizing with Stacy and Sharon As people enter different life stages, caring for the home and maintaining the yard may become a chore or even unsafe. Stacy Reno of the Staged and Sold Team of Century 21 Redwood Realty, says, “Often, people are overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, so they do nothing.” That’s where … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Feeling Artsy Create your own works of art in the Delaplaine’s bright and airy studio. Bring yourself and your children to explore art and culture from around the world. Each first Saturday of the month, from 3–5 p.m., the Delaplaine Arts Center hosts Cultural Outlet, a drop-in arts program for all ages. Each session focuses on a … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

FCA is Making a Difference FCA is once again hosting its annual Power Camp July 15–19 at Mountain View Community Church. For ages 8–13, this is a sports day camp that seeks to help young athletes improve their game and teach them about character and the impact of faith. It’s so popular, parents say their children … Continued