On Your Table: It’s Grilling Season

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Summer is here, so is delicious flavor By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Grilled fruits combined with vegetables add smokiness and sweetness to summer salsas. In late June it’s already high summer, so get ready to get cooking with fire – grilling that is. Grilling brings out the best in the usual roster of meats, fish and vegetables. After a stint on the grill they emerge...

Just another ‘People of Kennett Square’

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A delightful Q & A and I plan to return the favor By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I am so honored to be a part of an amazing blog entitled “People of Kennett Square” by the talented photographer, Jie Lan. Her list of featured individuals is impressive and I was humbled to be included alongside those MUCH more talented than I will ever be! It was a beautiful day when Jie came...

Both beautiful and simple

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Simple procedures to fix some of our biggest worries: eyelashes and eyebrows By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I loooove beauty tips that make life easier. The latest trends (popping up all over the internet) have to do with simple procedures that result in semi­permanent solutions to some of our biggest concerns: eyelashes and eyebrows. If you have good ones, thank your lucky stars. Because,...

On Your Table: Enjoy Summer potlucks with no-fuss dishes

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A few tips to make your warm-weather event a success By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Layered salads make for spectacular potluck dishes. Potlucks are cropping up everywhere these days in a resurgence of popularity and it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. Who would not enjoy an event where there are so many dishes to choose from? Generally there is something for everyone, from...

Dental tips for a great vacation

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A few thoughts to keep you smiling, no matter where you wander this summer By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times Summer is the time most of us plan a get-a-way. Whether your vacation is relaxing, adventurous or anything in-between a little pre-planning can provide peace of mind while traveling. Before you go Be sure your dental care is up-to-date. Nothing can ruin a vacation faster...

A fun summer reading list

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A sampling of fun beach reads for you to check out By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times One of the major downsides of being in graduate school is “reading fatigue.” I am forced to absorb so much information into my tiny, little brain that reading for pleasure gets put on the backburner. Therefore, whatever leisure book I do pick up must be great from the get­go. There is nothing better...

Change will happen — are you prepared?

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By having a plan, you can be ready when things go a little off course By Gail Supplee Tatum, Columnist, The Times Change is Inevitable! That is the one thing we can count on, in life! It is how we handle change that makes the difference between maneuvering through a change or being thrown completely off balance by it. The key words in coping with change are strategy, preparation and expectations. You...

Finding a person with your values

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Not everyone is looking for a ‘hook-up,’ but to take things slower By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times It’s a given that if someone is looking for a quick hook-up they just need to jump on Tinder, OK Cupid, and too many more sites and apps to mention. But when it comes to meaningful relationships, where and how do women with values find dateable men who still have “old-fashioned”...

Some words for graduates in the Class of 2016

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Suggestions to make the transition to the next step easier By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Dear Graduates, You have reached a major milestone in life. Graduating from high school is no easy feat, particularly in this day and age. When I was in high school, people certainly were competitive in terms of grades or athletic prowess; but, back then, no one was being offered a Division 1...

Super Six: A bit early, but awesome

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Get ready for Summer with these exciting options By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I realize that technically my Sunday Super Six isn’t due until next weekend. However, I will be surrounded by a pile of Kleenex as I attempt to draft a proper graduation post. Therefore, here are my current obsessions to kick off SUMMER 2016 (even though it still doesn’t feel like Mother Nature is holding...