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I wouldn’t exactly say the world is ending. But there’s something that’s been on my heart for years now. This phenomena that’s been happening right before our eyes. A mindset that is unintentionally impacting our children’s future happiness and dividing our nation. I’m sure there’s a fancy name for it. I simply call it black […]

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Anyone else one of those creepy people who got married years ago, but follow wedding photographers and event planners just to get a dose of wedding day dreaminess? Do you ever think to yourself how BEAUTIFUL the options are today, from invites to dresses to flowers? I do it ALL. THE. TIME. Samantha Nass is […]

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SO WHAT if the winters are painfully cold here in upstate NY (of course that’s a relative statement). The gorgeousness of a holiday season makes up for it. From the Saratoga streetlights adorned in garland, to the giant wreaths hung on our breathtaking historic buildings. It’s really easy to spend time (and money) on Broadway […]

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The Slice Girls Saratoga

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It’s been many, many decades since I’ve felt jealous of a girl gang. But there it is. I’m going on 45, and I’m admitting to the world that I’m jealous. Not of their gorgeous smiles, tennis skills, ADORBS uniforms or legs a mile long. But of their bond. One that I rarely see with women […]

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The Annual Festival of Trees is one of the many community events that is made possible thanks to help from Roohan Realty! For decades (meaning 26 years now), Roohan Realty has been key in making sure this Catholic Charities event was a success! Here, Earline Johnson, event chair and Roohan agent talks about just how […]

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The Adelphi Hotel is a SCOOP Saratoga partner. As if it’s not beautiful enough from the OUTSIDE, one peek into the lobby of the extraordinary Adelphi Hotel and you’ll be thrown into the holiday spirit. Trees and wreaths adorning every room. Beautiful garland leading you up the grand staircase.  Maybe you’re popping in to check […]

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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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