Historic Hauntings

October 27th, 2022


Montgomery County and Valley Forge are the sites of so much battlefield history, heroism and tragedy.  So it’s no wonder that the spirits of times past may still inhabit the area’s buildings and landscapes.

October is the perfect time to experience Montgomery County’s ghostly legends. The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board offers this list of places where special tours are happening in October, with a focus on the paranormal. Included are Paoli Battlefield Historical Park, Graeme Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Rising Sun Inn, Eastern State Penitentiary, Black Powder Tavern, Historic General Warren Inn, and Selma Mansion. All are steeped in history and are known as places where spirits are frequently seen or heard. See the list here, then reserve your spot for a visit sure to give you goosebumps and a view of times gone by.

Football Foodie Favorites

October 20th, 2022

Finally, it’s football season.  And you know what that means. Food – in the way of snacks, nibblers, dippers and all manner of easy deliciousness for a crowd. To get your creative cooking juices flowing, Taste of Home offers 60 Football Foods No One Can Resist (Ever!). The recipe collection includes ideas that cover every game-day gastro craving, from pizza rolls, wings, chili and sliders, to unique dips, breads, sides, finger food and football-themed deserts Read More...

It’s Chimney Cleaning Time

October 13th, 2022

If your winter home life includes sitting by a crackling fire, or feeling the warmth of a woodstove, there’s almost a 100% chance that you need to clean your chimney – now. That’s because the creosote and soot that built up over the last winter season needs to be cleaned out before you light up again this year Read More...

Pool-O-Ween in Plymouth!

October 6th, 2022

For not-so-typical family Halloween fun, why not take the kids to Pool-O-Ween, a fall favorite offered by the Plymouth Township Community Center. On October 21, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, the Center’s aquatic area will be transformed into an eerie water playground, with Halloween-themed music, special lighting and only-slightly-creepy creatures roaming the area Read More...

Can You Say Charcuterie?

September 20th, 2022

Fall is here and it’s the perfect season for finger foods and football! One of the trendiest ways to please football fans and foodies alike is by creating a charcuterie board. With so many ways to arrange them, and unlimited ideas for choosing the delicious little small bites you’ll serve, it can’t hurt to have a few ideas to get you started Read More...

So Much Fun!

September 13th, 2022

Life in Plymouth Township is never dull.  In fact, there is so much to see and experience, it’s impossible to do it all. For a glimpse of all the possibilities, take a look at the Plymouth Township Fall Program Guide, chock full of possibilities for people of all ages, from preschoolers to seniors Read More...

Creating the Perfect Homework Space

September 6th, 2022

September is the month parents love – and students dread. It’s back-to-school time and that means homework.  If your little scholars have trouble staying focused and organized, you might consider creating a special spot in your home just for studying, reading and writing.  Scholastic Parents offers these 9 Tips for Creating the Perfect Study Space, with ideas to help your child tackle homework better, faster and more comfortably Read More...

Final Chance at Plymouth Valley Estates

August 30th, 2022

Sal Paone Builders’ Plymouth Valley Estates community is sold out – except for two quick delivery homes currently under construction. This is a rare opportunity to get into this highly popular Plymouth Township community as early as this fall. The Columbus model offers 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, a 2-car garage and incredible finishes and features selected by Paone designers Read More...

What’s SUP?

August 11th, 2022

Montgomery County is a great place to paddle a kayak or canoe, or enjoy everyone’s latest favorite, SUPing (Stand Up Paddleboarding). This awesome area offers a variety of water destinations for a day of floating, paddling, fishing, picnicking and enjoying nature. Green Lane Park, the Perkiomen Creek and the Schuylkill River offer some of the county’s best kayaking and canoeing destinations Read More...

Aging in Place

August 4th, 2022

Most people would like to remain in their homes as they age. But, the practicality of doing so becomes a challenge when considering how a home may need to be renovated to accommodate safety and mobility issues. Wheelchair accessibility, lighting, floor coverings, furniture, bathroom fixtures, and kitchen functionality are just some of the factors that need to be considered Read More...