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Hippotherapy

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I’ve mentioned many times that I ALWAYS enjoy learning and sharing the stories of each individual, organization or business that I “SCOOP”. But once in a while, one really tugs at my heart and makes me smile for days. Like last week, when I was invited by Heather Straughter, founder of Jakes Help from Heaven, […]

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Britt Dietz

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Flash back two years ago. We’re knee deep in the pandemic. I come to the realization that two people, from two VERY different parts of my life and geographic locations, appear to know each other on social media. I ask “How on earth do you two know each other?” They excitedly answer, “We both do […]

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Wine Storage

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Prime Storage is a Scoop Partner Have you ever seen the movie Sideways? Even if you’re not a wine lover, it will have you rolling. We’ve all been in those situations where we’ve had to hold back our giggles while someone in our presence is taking their wine experience WAY too seriously. (BTW I’m married […]

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“I ALWAYS forget that you still have a little one!” Something that I’ve gotten many times in the last few years. They see my biggest boy, with his deep voice and starter ‘stache, and assume that I’m well out of those “baby” years. In many respects, I am… since my youngest is now 5. Our […]

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When 15 Church arrived on the scene in 2014, my husband and I were thrilled to attend the “soft opening” and check out what was anticipated to be the best new Saratoga spot for dinner. Having known partner Paul McCullough for years through countless visits to McGuire’s in Albany, we knew Saratoga was about to […]

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Columbia Cabinets

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Anyone else get caught in a loop of Instagram kitchen envy? When you’re scrolling through IG and come to a kitchen space that takes your breath away? You tell yourself that a kitchen reno may be years down the road, but you press that save button anyway, knowing that there is something there that inspires […]

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obsessed with intentional living and octopus. and known as the meanest mom on the block.

Hi, I'm Ally.
Mom, creative, and lover of local.

I love to learn, create and share stories. They may be in the form of some local lust-worthy finds. Or style tips. Or that recent dinner I’m still drooling over. Or the challenges of motherhood. My intention is always to enlighten and inspire.

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