Earth Day 2020: Tips for a More Responsible, Sustainable Lifestyle

TRY ALTERNATIVES FOR MANAGING PERIODSMost tampons and pads are filled with harmful chemical and even those that are organic are still disposable...

A Riverside Room of One’s Own

Learn to Tell Your Story at the Ninth Annual Chesapeake Writers’ Conference A woman’s place is in a room...

Partials, Dentures and Dental Implant Solutions for Mature Women

Replacement teeth can sometimes be the best option for patients who are missing some or all of their natural teeth. They allow...

Why is Breathing SO Important During Anxiety Attacks?

I know, I know, YAWN. I’m sure you’ve heard a million times over that you should just “breathe” when anxiety gets to...

Marital Changes = Tax Changes

When your marital status changes, so does the way you file taxes and position yourself for future financial planning. Askey, Askey and...

The Honeymoon of Your Dreams

Many couples dream of a romantic, tropical all-inclusive resort for their honeymoon celebration, and for many a Sandals resort is the perfect...

Why Hire a Makeup Artist for your Wedding?

1. A STRESS-FREE DAY! Your wedding day is going to be busy and you’re sure to have a few unexpected bumps in the...

Floral Arrangements Unique to You

Flowers make your special day unique and memorable and are often the first thing your guests notice. When you meet with your...

Celebrate Your Love Locally

The Hall at Huntingtown is a local wedding venue and arguably Calvert County’s best kept secret. Attached to the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire...

Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Estate Plans

If you make a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) estate plan, you miss out on advice for many important things.  Is your...

How to Declutter Your Mind – The Unexpected Benefits of Martial...

The stress of today’s busy world can fill our minds with clutter and cloud our judgement. This stress often leaves us feeling...

Let 2020 Be Your Year for YOU

While we know eating right, tossing out the cigarettes, and “sweating to the oldies” are all part of our typical New Year’s...

Winter Bucket List

Our team at Empowered Connections thought it would be fun to create a short winter bucket list to help you escape the...

Harness the Power of Light for Younger-Looking Skin

Catch Up on the Latest Beauty Advances with Local Beauty Expert Kelly Sutter of Skin Wellness MD A...

Stay & Play – Create Custom Vacations Right Here at Home

Charles County, Maryland, is a captivating escape just outside the nation's capital and a short drive from Baltimore, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia, and...

Lose the Rate this Holiday Season

Nope, it’s not a typo! Cedar Point can help you drop some excess rate this holiday season. For one week only, we...

Amy Latta – She’s on Fire

Amy Latta is passionate about inspiring her online community by sharing honest inspiration for everyday life. On her award-winning blog amylattacreations.com,...

Is Collaborative Divorce the Right Option for You?

Traditionally, divorce involved litigation. It was exclusively an adversarial process. Lawyers on either side of the aisle would advocate on behalf of...

Why Crowdfunding May Cost You Medicaid Eligibility

Crowdfunding or fundraising websites, such as Kickstarter, YouCaring, and GoFundMe are quickly becoming a popular source for donations where ordinary people may...

Total Gum Health Creates a Long-Lasting, Beautiful Smile

Hollywood stars know the power of a beautiful smile. Celebrities seem to have perfect teeth, but just like the rest of us,...

How to Stop Your Worrier (Not Warrior) Brain

We get it. There is a lots to worry about right now in our uber-stressed, tense world. I mean, how could you...

Kind of Blue and Gold. SMCM’s President Jordan on her First...

There’s something about President Tuajuanda Jordan that makes you believe. It could be her voice: she speaks with the authority of a...

Current Editions

St. Mary's Edition!

Recent Editions

Recent Editions

Clean Beauty Favorites

From cleansers to makeups, moisturizers to serums and sun protection, the new clean beauty industry offers a less harmful alternative to pretty much anything currently...

Dr. Lorenzo Childress III: Out of the White Coat

Lorenzo Childress III, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who also provides wound care and hyperbaric oxygen treatments at the University of Maryland...

Do I Need a Periodontist?

The truth is over 50% of the population above age 35 has some form of periodontal disease. If you have never had a periodontal evaluation...