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Kid-Friendly Creativity in the Kitchen

(Family Features) While so many families spend more time at home than normal, many may be seeking ways to increase fun and activity, especially for children. One way to increase engagement while teaching lifelong lessons is to head to the kitchen for a learning...

Happy Mail: My Little Mascara Club

#ad In exchange for an honest review, we received free product from My Little Mascara Club.  All opinions are our own. #happylashes Self-care is a topic that has been top of mind for many women as we navigate our new normal.  From online Zoom classes to meal prep (why...

Homemade Amish Sweet Bread

If you're looking for an easy bread to make & bake, then you knead.. err, need this recipe!  Amish Sweet Bread isn't a dessert bread, but rather a soft yet dense bread that's great toasted with butter or soft with your favorite jam or jelly. A few process...

Free Kids Printable: How to Spread Kindness While Social Distancing

There's a new reality among us in the Conyngham Valley as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout our country. The separation and isolation from work, school, friends, and activities can make it easy to feel out of touch, anxious and even afraid. We aren't alone in...

Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken

A quick and easy way to get comfort food on your dinner table is this recipe for Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken. For a well-rounded family meal, just add your favorite starch & vegetables and you'll have a tableful of happy bellies. Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken...

Easy 6 Ingredient Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

Whether you're mixing up a new recipe for Santa or looking for something new for the next cookie exchange, these Peppermint Shortbread Cookies are perfection in every bite.  With just 6 ingredients, it's easy, too!   Peppermint Shortbread Cookies {Recipe courtesy of...

Kinetic Sand Recipe for Indoor Fun

Let's be honest, no one really loves the messes that come with childhood.  Now that colder weather is upon us, here are some fun recipes for extending sandbox play all the way through winter. Chances are you have all the ingredients you need to make these fun kinetic...

16th Annual Open Skate to Benefit Toys for Tots

WILKES-BARRE – The ASM Global managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, December 10th for the 16th Annual Toys for Tots Open Skate presented by Utz in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program....

Lehigh Valley Zoo Christmas Lights 2019

Lehigh Valley Zoo and presenting sponsor Christmas Décor are filled with excitement for the most magical time of the year as they kick off their sixth season of Winter Light Spectacular on Friday, November 15, 2019! Bundle up and enjoy the beauty of nature as you...

Beyond the Sandwich: Lunch Box Yum!

It's only November - are your kids already tired of the typical packed lunch?  Packing and prepping wholesome meals doesn’t have to be a chore. You can prioritize their health and wellness this school year and skip all the processed foods and snacks with these new...
Planet Fitness Set to Open Spring 2020

Planet Fitness Set to Open Spring 2020

The rumors are true - Planet Fitness will indeed open a brand new location at the Laurel Mall in the spring of 2020. Planet Fitness caters to first-time and casual gym goers who may have never belonged to a gym before.  They always strive for a non-intimidating,...

Trick-or-Treat Time Changes in the Valley

Trick-or-Treat Time Changes in the Valley

With Thursday's impending gloomy weather, many area communities have decided to change the time for Trick-or-Treating.  The following changes are occuring in our area: Conyngham-Wednesday 6-8pm Weatherly-Wednesday 6-8pm Berwick-Wednesday and Thursday nights...

Simple STEM Activities for Kids

Simple STEM Activities for Kids

Winter is the season for family gatherings, snow days and breaks from school and work, but all this time indoors can lead to a serious case of cabin fever for both children and adults. Before you face another chorus of “I’m bored,” consider these simple activities you...

Freeland YMCA Fall Registration Open

Freeland YMCA Fall Registration Open

Registration is now open for Winter programming at the Freeland YMCA.  The following programs are now accepting participants: Freeland Boys Biddy Basketball:  This program is open to boys in 2nd-7th grades and runs from October 26 through February.  The league will...