After taking a year off because of, well, everything, our Annual Holiday Guide is BACK! Introducing Charmed Holidays 2021: Your Guide to the Holidays in Baltimore and Beyond!

We partnered with Women’s Daily Post to make this year’s guide our biggest ever! Inside the digital magazine, you’ll find over 100 pages of stories, gift ideas, holiday events, party inspiration, and more. This year’s guide features more than 40 local mom makers and holiday hacks that will help take the stress off so you can enjoy the merriment with your family. Be inspired by holiday traditions from area families and get ready to make some new ones of your own!

Charmed Holidays 2021

Here’s what you’ll find inside:

AN UNMISTAKABLY MARYLAND NUTCRACKER

The holidays and The Nutcracker go together like Santa and cookies. But what happens when a pandemic cancels live performances for more than a year and you can’t produce your traditional holiday show? READ NOW

THE “SHOP LOCAL” HOLIDAY PARTY

Holiday get togethers are back! Here are three fun ideas for small soirees… and how to get everything you need from local businesses! READ NOW

MERRY COCKTAILS

Husband and wife team Jeryl and Ty Cole have created more than just a boutique craft beer and wine store in Highlandtown. They’ve created a neighborhood space that celebrates local spirits and it’s Off the Rox. READ NOW

EMBRACE THE SPIRIT OF GIVING

Sometimes the act of spreading good cheer around the holidays can be downright overwhelming for families. St. James Academy shares tips for making this season meaningful. READ NOW

MAKING CHRISTMAS WISHES COME TRUE

For nearly 30 years, Geri Olsen has been bringing Christmastime joy to the children at St. Vincent’s Villas. She orchestrates everything from her kitchen table… with the help of her ‘famous notebook.’ READ NOW

PERSPECTIVES: FEEL YOUR GRATITUDE

Dori Chait shares her thoughts on feeling your gratitude this holiday season, starting with lessons learned from her own children and working with Jewish Volunteer Connection. READ NOW

CONNECT TO WELLNESS WITH IRVINE

As we emerge into whatever 2022 holds for us, one thing is for certain: we all need to keep nature as part of our wellness plan. Luckily, Irvine Nature Center realizes how important this is and has expanded their programming to embrace nature as wellness. READ NOW

WELCOME (BACK) TO PORT DISCOVERY

Carter Arnot Polakoff, the new CEO and President of Port Discovery Children’s Museum, shares how she plans to re-introducing Port Discovery to the community — and helping families make play an integral part of their daily lives. READ NOW

PERSPECTIVES: HOMESCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Previously rooted in the business world, Jennifer Solomon now embraces the roles of homemaker, homeschooler, and [wannabe] homesteader. She’s sharing her family’s holiday traditions. READ NOW

THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Kennedy Krieger Institute is celebrating 32 years of their Annual Festival of Trees this year. But for many families and volunteers that design and donate trees, the annual tradition is about more than twinkling lights and a joyful way to kick-off the holiday season. It’s about healing and giving back. READ NOW

CHEERS TO COLLABORATION

It’s true what they say… teamwork makes the dream work. Especially when your team is mom-powered, like this trio of local moms rocking the real estate market. READ NOW

OH WHAT FUN!

Going out (safely) is back in style. Here are our top ten ideas for holiday fun with the fam this season! Some of your old favorites are back and there are new traditions, too. READ NOW

SHOP LOCAL: HOLIDAY EDITION

Fav gift ideas for everyone on your list from local Baltimore boutiques and businesses. READ NOW

MEET THE MOM MAKERS

No one does creativity quite like mom – even if she’s the last one to admit it. Meet the mom makers taking local holiday maker markets by storm. READ NOW

SHOP MOM-MADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Gifts we can’t wait to give! All made locally, by moms, with love. (Did we mention it’s our BIGGEST gift guide section ever? READ NOW

… and so much more!