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Roohan Realty is a Scoop Saratoga Partner This week I chatted with licensed agent Jaime Williams of Roohan Realty! She assured me that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to step up that curb appeal. She shared that there a ton of small, simple things that can really improve first impressions, whether […]

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Prime Storage is a Scoop Saratoga Partner. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought I’d dedicate a piece to one of the easier things we can do to improve our mental health: DECLUTTERING. I bet you’ve pegged me for the uber-organized type. With the boys often in collared shirts and my Instagram feed […]

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For years now (with the exception of the covid dark years) I’ve been attending what is known as one of the biggest and best Kentucky Derby Parties in Saratoga Springs. Each year at the start of May, Saratogians head over to The Lodge (one of my very favorite local historic event venues) and begin re-entering […]

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We all dream of having a job that we LOVE to go to every day. But to love where you work AND create friendships that can get you through just about anything? Well THAT is next level. Ages ago, someone grabbed my ear about how awesome it was to work at Sweet Mimi’s Café and […]

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You may have heard this new term that’s been thrown around these past few years, “sober curious“. When I first heard the expression, I laughed out loud. But as the podcaster continued to explain the expression, I realized that he was describing me. And as I continued to learn more and more about “sober curiosity”, […]

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Best Salmon

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So I have a confession to make. There is a dish that we have been making three times per week, for about five years now. Through summer and winter. In other words, I have eaten this same dinner approximately 780 times in the last several years. And it is this two-ingredient salmon. You’d think I’d […]

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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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