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Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

“Hardly Getting By” bloggers Amy Allnutt, Diane Schmid and Kristen Cook enjoy their monthly meeting at Not Your Average Joe’s in Kentlands.

By Gina Dropik An empty toilet paper holder, eye-rolling teenagers, the dreaded deli counter, Starbucks addictions. These are all parts of the everyday life of a suburban mom—the kinds of things that can make a woman laugh, cry or just…

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Kentlands Mansion Spring Bridal Showcase A picture is worth a thousand words. Helen John’s photographs of weddings at Kentlands Mansion speak of romance, hope and beauty—what every bride wants for her special day. North Potomac-based professional photographer Helen John will…

Ton of Fun Fitness Tips

Eight weeks into the 12-week Ton of Fun Challenge at Fleet Feet Sports, Marketing Director Brittany Jackett reported, “It’s been going great.” Participants have lost a total of 846 pounds and 55 have hit their 2 percent weight loss goals…

Arts & Entertainment

The Pâté Painters and Glass Artist Tony Glander Through March 23, The Arts Barn The Pâté Painters celebrate life and friendship by enjoying fine foods and wines each time they gather to paint. Their paintings — watercolor, gouache, acrylic, pastel, pencil,…

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Trumpeter Michael Baniak Recognized Lakelands resident and trumpeter Michael Baniak won honorable mention in the 11th Annual Young Artist Award Competition sponsored by the city of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Community Foundation in partnership with Asbury Methodist Village. This is…

Ton of Fun Fitness Tips

The past two weeks have challenged us all with frigid and wintry weather. How have Fleet Feet Sports Ton of Fun Challenge participants fared? Karen Craney, director of training programs, reported that participants lost a total of 683 pounds as…