Posts Written BySue Hough

  Truth be told, I was secretly dreading this upcoming 10 day cruise to Alaska, even though I knew once we embarked I’d enjoy it. I don’t take long vacations, I was worried about being away for so long from work, I didn’t do any research ahead of time AND I didn’t look at the available excursions. At first glance some may think I was procrastinating … dragging my feet, if you will. Those who know me well will understand there’s more to the story. The simple purpose of visiting Alaska was to spend time with my parents. That’s it. No intensive planning required to enjoy each others’…

  Meet Hallie Burrier, our newest Girl Crush! Hallie is a powerful force who made her mark in the New York fashion world, met her wonderful husband Mark, and then quickly set about transforming downtown Frederick with her own brand of urban chic retail locations: Relish Decor, Kindred and Treaty General Store. She is one busy and successful woman! Tell us a little about your life and career… I grew up in Virginia Beach and went to school for fashion design in Richmond, Va. While in college I started working for Britches and had some amazing mentors and leaders who developed my career…

  November is National Adoption Month, and in its honor I want to share a story with you. This is a special story, because it is MINE. You see, I’m an adopted child. It’s not something I talk about much. I’m a very private person and sharing my story is something I only do occasionally, with people I’m close to. Adopting a child can make a tremendous impact and alter someone’s life forever, which is why I’m choosing to share it publicly with you today. Sue’s Adoption Story I was born in Seoul, Korea. At the time of my birth, people of mixed…