Age is just a number

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Of course, as a self-proclaimed fashionista, I watched the Emmy Awards last weekend. Well, that’s not exactly true. I focused my efforts primarily on the red carpet footage (which is what matters, in my book). Honestly,  I had barely seen a quarter of the shows vying for accolades. It’s 99% about the couture for me. The dress (or tux), hair, make-up,...

Creating natural fragrances

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Open any beauty magazine lately and you will find at least one article on the importance of the “green beauty” movement. The information really hits home when you read over what combination of chemicals comprise the list of ingredients in your favorite make-up. Eye opening and kind of terrifying, honestly. Take a minute and go read it. I bet you can’t...

A little patience from patients appreciated

New state laws on prescription painkillers may slow your visit By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times In order to combat the significant problem of prescription drug abuse, Pennsylvania has put into place a prescription drug monitoring program. This program will allow prescribers and dispensers to review the medications prescribed for an individual patient. This system mandates...

Turnback Sunday: Confessions of a fashion addict

After four years, the fashion essential principles are the same Editor’s Note: Four years ago, Kelly Hockenberry debuted her column in what was then only The Unionville Times. As we’ve grown, Kelly has become a popular columnist around Chester County. As a salute to her timeless wisdom, we celebrate her fourth anniversary as a columnist by re-running her first-ever column. Congratulations...

A few birthday wishes and a time to take stock

Maybe another year wiser, but no shortage of milestones By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Tomorrow I will be one year older and wiser.  Well, hopefully. I stumbled across this blog post from “A Pretty Penny” (http://bit.ly/OLTMTd) about “taking stock” of things.  I thought it was a clever and appropriate way to take a step back and really check in on life.  Remember filling...