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You’re invited! Join (cool) progeny and Women’s Daily Post for an evening celebrating creativity and local mom-powered businesses! Check in, grab your glass of vino and lite bites from The Corner Pantry while you shop our curated #MadeByMom marketplace and Baltimore’s largest collection of women-owned boutiques from 5 PM – 7 PM. Then join us for an inspiring discussion about creativity in business from 7 PM – 8 PM. Hear from women who turned their passion/creativity into a career or have had to use a tremendous amount of creativity in their professional endeavors. Your Moms Night Out pass includes your cocktail, light bites from The Corner Pantry, sweet treat, and swag bag from our partners — plus entrance to our outdoor networking and panel conversation space. It’s an evening you don’t want to miss! Register with a friend and save $5 on your ticket! Register in advance. Tickets are limited…

Halloween is just around the corner — do you have your teal pumpkin out? You have probably heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project or seen a mention of it on your social media accounts. But what really is it? The Teal Pumpkin Project is an initiative of FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education. The project encourages people to raise awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. The nationwide movement offers an alternative for kids with food allergies, as well as other children for whom candy is not an option. According to The Teal Pumpkin Project, one in 13 children in the United States has a food allergy – that’s roughly two in every classroom. The project doesn’t advocate not giving out candy; instead, it suggests offering an alternative non-food treat for those who have allergies or for whatever reason, candy isn’t an option. It’s easy…

Amy Deputy is well-known in Maryland for her long and successful career as a wedding and portrait photographer. She captures moments at weddings and of children that become a family’s treasures. But “stay at home” in 2020 gave her time to focus with passion on another project – and she turned her creative eye to recreating the garden at her Glencoe property and replanting it with all native species.

Fifteen women met for an afternoon charter on Captain Dean’s Bay Hunter. No experience was necessary – the good captain supplied all the equipment and know-how, and took them to a spot on the Chesapeake that turned out to be a “fish”-mine. They ate, they drank, they fished and laughed, and all agreed it was a great time and want to go again. We asked for their recipes and their best tips for cooking a rockfish and got a variety of great ideas.

If you’ve been hesitant to join in a writer’s group because you feel like your writing isn’t as good as everyone else’s, or you don’t want to be embarrassed by criticism, read these amazing pieces of prose and poetry by K. P. McGee about her experiences at the Women’s Daily Post Writing Salon, with Susan Weis-Bohlen. The Salon is a nurturing place for women to feel creatively supportive and for you to finally start putting the words in your head onto paper.

Lindsay Henry is the owner and creative force behind Inklings Paperie, a Plymouth, Michigan, manufacturer of sustainably-produced greeting cards and paper goods. Her creations aren’t just typography and design on quality paper – Lindsay adds a special touch of whimsy to everything and is constantly coming up with innovative ideas for greeting cards. She’s known for introducing scratch off cards, 3-D cards, confettigrams, and cards with reusable stickers. 2020 was a really difficult and upended year for the greeting card industry, as many retail stores closed at least for months, and sadly, some permanently. But we’re catching up with Lindsay as business is looking up, and with incredibly happy news for Inklings Paperie! Chatting with Linsday Henry First, the good news! This year, Inklings Paperie received the top honor in the greeting card industry. Your card – Anything is Possible, inspired by Ruby Bridges – won the Greeting Card Association’s…

Your pile of unwanted clothing, sports equipment, arts and crafts projects, household goods, baby gear, toys, and old electronics can bring great joy to someone who really needs them. We even know a place that wants all your books! The list is certainly not a comprehensive list of every organization that will take donations in the Baltimore Metro area, but we tried to include some that you may not be familiar with.We have listed current hours, and donation policies, but COVID rules tend to cause changes, so definitely call them or check their websites and Facebook pages for the most up-to-date information on their hours of operation, and donation open hours. And if you want to donate some of your time, many of them are actively looking for volunteers. Scrap Creative Reuse Center 913 W. Barre Street, Baltimore, MD 21230Baltimore.scrapcreativereuse.orgScrap Creative Reuse Center’s mission is to divert tons of discarded,…

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