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!
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
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!