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Travel Made Easy: Independent land travel

Travel can be land, air or sea. Lots of other subdivisions but for right now I’m talking about land travel. For the moment, let’s set aside the trip you make to Aunt Minnie’s for the family reunion and focus on the trip you’ve wanted to take for years to the place you have never been. This type of trip can be accomplished in one or two ways, in an escorted group or ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Matteo On the lookout for a gentleman? Matteo is a dapper 4-year-old who aims to please. He loves attention, and he is polite and gentle, making him a great candidate for a home with children. Matteo is well mannered and walks great on the leash, and he would enjoy the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 15

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Nibbles Nibbles is a wiggly 1-year-old who hasn’t been dealt the best cards. She arrived with severe wounds on her face and body, but with a great medical team behind her, she has healed so beautifully her scars are barely noticeable. Nibbles has a big personality; she ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Joey Joey is a spunky 4-year-old who packs a lot of punch. If you live an active lifestyle, she is the perfect dog for you. She’ll happily accompany you on a hike, swim, run or ball game. At the end of a day full of fun activities, you’ll find her snuggled up on the couch ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Feb. 1

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Webster Looking to add a lot of love to your life? Webster is the top cat when it comes to snuggles and affection. This outgoing boy gets along well with other cats, and he should do well in a home with kids. This nine-year old truly is the cat’s meow!  He can be adopted ...

 

Travel Made Easy: Group travel

In almost any place you want to visit there is an escorted group going to that place. Will traveling with an escorted group work for you? Just as with independent travel, there are lots of variables to group travel but here are some pros and cons. Group Pros: Efficient way to see a destination; points of interest are explored with guides; the trip itinerary is ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Jan.25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Heathcliff Heathcliff loves a good game of fetch. Spend a bit of fun time in the yard with him, and you’d have no idea he’s 9 years old. Heathcliff is sweet, silly and eager to please. He hopes to be the only “furkid” in a family who will love him forever. Heathcliff can ...

 

Galer Cabernet Franc wins double gold

Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery of Kennett Square was recently awarded a rare Double Gold Medal at the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world.  After receiving nearly 7,000 entries from 35 states, 67 judges determined the best wines across the nation and Galer Estate’s 2015 Cabernet Franc was chosen as ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Jan. 18

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Nala Nala is as sweet as she is gorgeous. She’s a low-key kitty who has had a lot of change in her life, so she hopes for a quiet home to help her build her confidence back up. The payoff for taking the time to get to know her is her pretty purr and a lot of love in ...

 

Video Blog: Tips to keep New Years Resolution

Many people are not able to stick with their New Year's resolution.  Here are five tips to help you achieve your New Years Resolution!

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Jan. 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Brody Brody loves life and lives it like 8 years old is just a number. He can keep up with an active lifestyle and enjoys couch cuddles just as much. Brody is eager to please, and his loving personality quickly wins over everyone he meets. This sweetheart can be adopted at ...