Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Posted 12 months ago

 
Please welcome our new anonymous writer of our popular column Single in the Suburbs.  Our previous 2 writers have graduated out of the column after finding themselves in relationships.  Read on…

Single in the Suburbs: Starting Over
Girls’ Night Out on the Cheap
Posted 1 year ago

by Alyson M. Komyanek
Anyone else feeling the pinch from the tax increase hitting your pocketbook this year? I don't know about you, but even with my 2% raise this winter,…

Miss Funny Money: Girls’ Night Out on the Che…
Diving For Perfection
Posted 2 years ago

Today we would like to tell you about a young Ulster County man- Kyle Kaznowski. Kyle graduated from Kingston High School in June 2009, while in attendance there, he participated…

Diving For Perfection
Hudson Voice Competition
Posted 2 years ago

As the nation's eye is on the Olympics, the Hudson Valley is watching their very own Hudson Valley Voice competition. This American Idol based completion began its first round of finals on Friday night. A group of 12 contestants are competing for $10,000, a two year lease on a 2013 Impreza from Kingston Subaru, and a potential recording contract.
“After this week's finals, the group of singers will be reduced to 6, than three, and ultimately down to a winner.”
"Everybody's watching all these shows like American Idol and everything on TV, why can't we have one around here? There's been a…

Nominations: Happening Kid Happening Hero Wanted
Posted 2 years ago

Ulster Happening is looking for our readers to nominate a “Happening Kid” and “Happening Hero”.
To nominate a person, you can go to our form located at ulster.happeningmag.com click on contribute…

Nominations:  Happening Kid  Happening Hero W…
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Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

by Alyson M. Komyanek I’m constantly looking for affordable ways to spice up the rooms in my house. Here are some of the best places to stop for the best decorating bargains: Home Goods Before I became a homeowner, I honestly had never heard of Home Goods. But now? We’re practically best friends. There are so many […]

The Starter Mom: Toddler Travel Tips

The Starter Mom: Toddler Travel Tips

by Nicole Loughan Summer is officially here. For many people it means time for summer camp or to join a swim club like Fanny Chapman. Not in my house. Summer for us means it’s time to hit the road for our annual trek to the mid-west. We have gone on this trip every summer for […]

Gifts without the Guilt

Gifts without the Guilt

by Allison M. Komyanek  Why is Christmas referred to as “the season of giving” when, in reality, the buying never seems to end? With Birthdays, showers, weddings, graduations, births, anniversaries…the list of gift giving occasions goes on and on. So, how does someone on a tight budget give presents to so many different people for so many different special […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this […]

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

The Starter Mom: A Mother’s Day throwback thank you

by Nicole Loughan Our mom’s had it tough. The other day I came across an article called “If 70s moms had blogs.” It is filled with old visions of parenting that included mass smoking and Formica countertops, but my mother-in-law assures me it was not all Bon Bon’s and Harvey Wallbangers. Parenting in the 1970s and 1980s […]

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Art Exhibit “Flora of Ellenville” by Hudson Valley Artist Charlene Bachmann Hart

Kayrose Gallery presents “Flora of Ellenville” For seven weeks beginning January 8th, Kay Rose Gallery is excited to exhibit a selection of bas relief sculpture panels by the artist Charlene Bachmann Hart. Celebrating the Feast of Saint Valentine with a floral display that re-envisions the tradition of relief sculpture in a modern form. The exhibition […]

Single in the Suburbs: Coffee Date vs. Dinner Date

Single in the Suburbs: Coffee Date vs. Dinner Date

By Anonymous After a straight year of continuous cereal dating, I have come to the realization that maybe I’m trying too hard and should just let things flow naturally. Between online dating on two different websites, numerous blind dates, meeting people through friends and occasionally bumping into a guy from high school with the, “Hey! […]

3 Ways to a More Financially Sound 2014

3 Ways to a More Financially Sound 2014

By Alyson Komyanek Each January millions of us will make a resolution to start the New Year off right. Exercise more, watch less TV, get better grades, whatever it might be. Then, by the time February rolls around, we find ourselves feeling guilty for having broken that “new habit” 3 weeks ago. So this year, […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

By Nicole Loughan It’s almost time to ring in the New Year and with it the resolutions. There are so many ways to start your resolution journey, sign up for a gym membership if you are trying to lose weight, talk to a financial advisor to get on the path to fiscal wellness or enroll in […]

Make-up Free Dating Challenge

Make-up Free Dating Challenge

by Anonymous Have you ever dared to go on a date without make up? Yeah, me neither. Until recently. Don’t think I’m crazy just yet. Hear me out. While preparing for a night out with a blind date through a friend, I found myself with only 15 minutes to prepare after a long day of […]