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The Starter Mom: Internet Intervention

The Starter Mom: Internet Intervention

by Nicole Loughann Do you think LOL means “Lots of Love?” Have you sent your friends a picture of Bill Gates holding up a sign that says he is giving away his money? Did you know they finally made that flying hover board from Back to the Future II? If you answered yes to any [...]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house (PUT IN YOUR SITE’S LINK HERE), but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and [...]

Spring Into Frugal Family Fun

Spring Into Frugal Family Fun

Spring is finally here and after the long winter we’ve had, everyone has cabin fever, especially the kids. Here are some great local family fun events and ideas that keep your budget in check and still offer plenty of play. 1. Discounted tickets to the Philadelphia Zoo Regular admission for the Zoo is $20 for [...]

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Seymour, a Vietnam veteran and retired orthopedic surgeon, who said surgery was his passion, is now living in utter filth and infestation. A once reputable, local professional, and very intelligent man is suffering from the condition of hoarding, living among what he calls a “graveyard of junk”. In the show’s history, Seymour’s home had the [...]

Survivor: Cagayan Brice Johnston Interview

Survivor: Cagayan Brice Johnston Interview

Philly has done nothing less than leave their mark on the reality tv world this year. With three contestants joining this season of NBC’s The Voice and Brice Johnston joining the cast of Survivor: Cagayan (season 28). Unfortunately Brice was voted off the island in week two, but luck for us it has left him more [...]

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the real way, with a festive beverage! Choose the recipe that best fits your style: The Diva: Irish Rita · 2 parts Jameson Irish Whiskey · 1 part Tripe Sec · 4 parts Margarita Mix Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a slated rim and fresh lime wedge   [...]

Philly Storms The Voice Auditions

Philly Storms The Voice Auditions

Philly is representing BIG on the sixth season of NBC’s The Voice, with three locals who each had chair spinning auditions in the last couple weeks. Each contestant has chosen a mentor, with Philly representing on 3 out of 4 celeb teams – Team Blake, Team Adam, and Team Shakira. On night three of auditions [...]

Butterfly Exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Photo of the Week: Flutter

Reader Shari P. shared this awesome photo with us, showing one of her favorite exhibits at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show. The show was very art focused this year, loaded with artistic displays of art work and florals, miniatures, and live butterflies. What did you like best about the 2014 show?  

The Starter Mom: Cleaning up my act

The Starter Mom: Cleaning up my act

by Nicole Loughan Utter Have you ever tried to nail Jello to a tree? If you have you know that’s about how difficult it is to keep a house clean with young children. While you are cleaning the dishes a pile of Lego’s is crashing down in another room and while you are picking up the Lego’s you hear [...]

Happening List Winner Release Schedule

Happening List Winner Release Schedule

Now that the polls have closed on the 2014 Happening List people’s choice competition everyone wants to know…who won?! Philly Happening and Happenings Media perform a rigorous audit process over the coming weeks to ensure that all votes received are valid. Winners and finalists for the more than 100 categories will be released on the [...]