Meghan Decker

A trip to Wegmans usually goes far beyond grabbing a few grocery list essentials. Ask anyone and they’re bound to gush over the prepared foods section that makes weeknight dinners possible, satisfies cravings and inevitably adds a few unexp... more

Jun 28, 2013 9:08 AM Recipes

In today’s fast-paced, super-sized, big-brand world it can be refreshing to dine at a place like Jumbars. Chef/Owner Paul Hoffert and his daughter, Emily, claim, “there’s no place quite like it,” and we would have to agree with them on that... more

Apr 17, 2013 10:37 AM Recipes

“I don’t know a lot about anything else, but I do know weddings,” Susan Powell admits. No one in the Lehigh Valley would dispute that she knows just about everything regarding a woman’s most important day. more

Mar 26, 2013 3:57 PM Expert Advice

After months of planning, construction and anticipation, College Hill salon J.Morgan opened their second Easton location on March 9th to much fanfare and excitement. More than 300 guests flocked to the Downtown Easton salon and home store that ha... more

Mar 25, 2013 4:13 PM Features

Are you the proud owner of a backyard that makes everyone who sees it say “Wow,” or could your landscape use a little design intervention? more

Mar 25, 2013 3:50 PM Outdoors

Can’t make it to Pistachio Bar & Grille for happy hour tonight? That’s okay— their bartenders were more than happy to share with us two refreshing recipes so you can do happy hour at home. Cheers! more

Mar 25, 2013 8:46 AM Drinks

The phrase “word of mouth” has never had more meaning than when referring to the way clients come to Laurin Fegley. more

Feb 18, 2013 4:32 PM Recipes

Wild Lettuce Salad with Crispy Bacon and Hickory Dressing more

Feb 18, 2013 4:30 PM Recipes

This Means Business Back pockets and wallets are no place for business cards. Cocobolo, koa, maple and lacewood inlaid in this brushed metal case show clients you don’t settle for the ordinary. Handmade by artisans in Rhode Island. Davin Kelser... more

Jan 28, 2013 8:25 AM Style Picks

Fuel for Your Face This moisturizer is made for a guy on the go. Caffeine and vitamins wake up your sleep-deprived, over-worked, stressed complexion to give you an energized appearance. Sinks into skin quickly, without a slick feeling. Kiehl’s ... more

Jan 28, 2013 8:25 AM Beauty

Mad Hatter You don’t have to be Sinatra or Don Draper to walk out of the house wearing a fedora—just a guy who’s not afraid to turn heads with this classically cool hat. A wool suit or jeans and a tee; it doesn’t matter—wear often and proud, my ... more

Jan 28, 2013 8:25 AM Fashion

At Home, at Work or at Ease: Top 20 Product Hot List more

Jan 28, 2013 8:25 AM Shopping

Music, Man This is the audio system to build a room around. Hook up a SONOS Connect to PSB Imagine T2 Speakers and NAD Direct Digital Amplifier, sit back and relax as your favorite songs (wirelessly streaming from your playlist or satellite/Inte... more

Jan 28, 2013 8:25 AM Shopping

Those who know me well can attest to the fact that when I love something I tell the world. A favorite TV show, wine, boutique—friends, family and people on the street will eventually hear about it. So when Lisa and I received an invite to c... more

Dec 21, 2012 1:45 PM Shopping

Sure, Jamie Smith could tell you that her job titles include cook, baker, mom, wife, small business owner and all of that would be true. But Smith is more likely to tell you that her job is to make people happy—and that usually is a piece o... more

Dec 3, 2012 12:28 PM Recipes

If decking the halls for the holidays gets you in the DIY spirit, you’re not alone. We, too, get inspired to ditch the store-bought decorations in favor of items made by hand with just a few simple steps and a little know-how. more

Dec 3, 2012 11:59 AM Outdoors

Unless you live along the bustling, tree-lined streets of Downtown Bethlehem you may not know that an artisanal bakery sits on an inconspicuous narrow alleyway connecting Broad and Market Streets. more

Sep 21, 2012 10:12 AM Recipes

There are many times when I feel lucky to work here at LVS. This weekend was one such occasion, when I nabbed complimentary tickets to the Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival. more

Aug 20, 2012 4:54 PM Things To Do

I know, I know, it’s been awhile, but I haven’t been ignoring blogging out of laziness—I swear! Here at LVS we have been busy not only writing for the fall issues (it’s coming whether you want the warm temps to end or not!) and preparing fo... more

Aug 17, 2012 4:44 PM Shopping


Photo by Leslie Mintz

This month, serious equestrians the world-over will have their eyes glued to their TV screens to witness their peers competing in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games. more

Jul 24, 2012 11:52 AM Features