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Madame Maryland's Horoscope: December 2018

 What a year it's been, Marylanders! There have been good times and rough patches, and now you've just about made it to the end of 2018. Wondering what's in store for the last few weeks before the new year? No problem -- Madame Maryland has looked into her crystal ball, and here's what she's seen.  Aries Good news is on its way to you, Aries! Maybe you'll be hearing back from that dream job you applied to, or maybe that super-cutie that you've had your eye on will make the first move. No matter what, you're going to have a season to remember this December -- in a good way! Be sure to share the love, luck and wealth with...
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Route One Apparel's Affordable Gift Guide: Holiday 2018

The holiday season has arrived, and if you're like most of us, you have a shopping list that's about a mile long. You probably think you're going to spend a pretty penny on all of those gifts -- but guess what! You don't have to! We've got some pretty stellar presents for everybody in your life for a price that won't make you choke on your peppermint latte. Here are a few $25-and-under gift ideas: For the scarf maven: Chevron Crab and Anchor Scarf, $25   Scarves are super stylish, and if you know a fashionista who's also trying to stay warm during the Maryland winter, we've got them covered! (Literally!) This color combination is chic as can be, and...
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5 Maryland Things To Be Thankful For

November is a time to reflect on what you're thankful for (you may have heard of this holiday that's all about it; it's called Thanksgiving) -- and here in Maryland, there are so many things to be thankful for. Why not take a few moments today to really appreciate some amazing things about Maryland, like... 1. We get the mountains AND the beach Would you rather go for a hike in the gorgeous mountains or snooze in the sun and sand? No matter which option you prefer, you can do it here in Maryland. And it doesn't even take that much time for you to get from one to the other -- a benefit of living in a small state....
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Old Bay Recipes (That Don't Involve Crabs)

Crabs and Old Bay go together like peanut butter and jelly. There's no pairing that's more classic, more timeless, more iconic. But that doesn't mean your Old Bay has to be reserved for crabs only, you know. In fact, you can pull out that big bright canister for all kinds of things! Maybe you've got a shellfish allergy, or maybe you just feel like eating something different tonight. Either way, there's plenty that you can do. First of all, let's talk sides. We're pretty sure you've had those mouthwatering crab chips, but did you know that you can make your own? Yes, you can whip up a batch of crab chips right from the comfort of your own kitchen, and...
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5 Cool Facts About the Chesapeake Bay

Even folks from outside of the Old Line State are familiar with that beautiful bay of ours. It's one of the most iconic natural features of Maryland, and we're awfully proud of it. But there are some things that even some Marylanders might not know about our favorite body of water. How many of these facts did you just learn today? 1. The Chesapeake Bay is actually pretty shallow! According to Sea Grant Maryland, the bay could actually hold a lot more water. Its average depth is only about 21 feet. A figure that's often given is that a six-foot-tall person could walk through most of the bay without getting their hat wet! Of course, there are areas of the...
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