Entries by Heather Ernst

Holiday Shopping at Annapolis Towne Center

I long for the holidays meandering around stores with my Grandmother; touching a fabric, smelling a candle, tasting a chocolate sample, listening to holiday music being piped in to add to the festive mood. Shopping was an event. It appealed to the senses in a way internet shopping can’t. And you know what else those […]

Black Friday Shopping Itinerary

Everyone talks about how Thanksgiving is overshadowed by Christmas celebrations. And, even more so, no one ever talks about smaller, yet still relevant, days! As an undiagnosed shopaholic, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are the days I get excited for! The rituals of getting out my reusable shopping bags, mentally prepping for long lines, […]

Thanksgiving Recipes From the Annapolis Towne Centre

Thanksgiving is upon us and that means the start to the season of spending time with loved ones around a table covered in classic comfort foods. Although the holiday is filled with good times, preparing for such a feast can be stressful, especially when you’re running all over town to get things done. Luckily, Annapolis […]

Upcoming Events This Holiday Season

Even though winter is beginning to roll in, the Annapolis Towne Centre isn’t stopping the fun just yet. This holiday season they are keeping the festive energy going and will be hosting three signature events, and a few extra fun evenings! Tree Lighting Experience the magic together during the Annapolis Towne Centre’s annual Tree Lighting […]

Your Thanksgiving Table

In the dark ages of the last century, expectations were low for anything more than a tablecloth and food as the décor on the Thanksgiving table.  Pops of color were the sweet potatoes and cranberries.  The baking turkey provided the mouthwatering scent—assuming Mom or Grandma didn’t let the pan of boiling potatoes run dry. Decorating […]

Fireside Season

Ah, Fall. Summer’s over. School’s back. There’s a nip in the air and pumpkin spice is everywhere. We’re on the slippery slope straight to the holidays, and it’s almost impossible to not feel just a little bit festive. Which is exactly how I felt recently on a cool, early fall evening when my husband and […]

Football Season Eats

Football season is upon us and there’s no finer way to make your team play better than by shouting at multiple television screens fueled by cold beer and carbs, amirite? Clearly, I’m not one for fanaticism, but I do enjoy rooting on the ol’ home team, especially when there are good eats to be had.  […]

Fall Must-Haves

Believe it or not, Fall is just around the corner. This means one thing and one thing only. No, I’m not thinking pumpkin spiced lattes. To me, the changing leaves and cooler air means stylish and cozy Fall fashion! It’s not too early to start stocking up on cooler weather wear. Early Autumn is the […]

Spa Day at the Annapolis Towne Centre

It always seems as though summer unapologetically flies by, and the next thing you know June turns into September. But between family trips and summer camps, summer can be more stressful than we all like to think it is. Looking around the Annapolis Towne Centre, there are some great places to indulge in a day […]

Summer Concert: The Reagan Years

  The Reagan Years, dubbed the East Coast’s original ‘80s tribute band, began in 1996 and currently recreates the sound and culture of the ‘80s. With a diversely talented group of musicians, the band performs covers of sing-a-long hits from Bon Jovi to Madonna to Hall & Oats. They have performed all over the country […]