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Carey Bender

Tips to get your own party started more

Aug 9, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Easy peasy summer pie recipes that will have your tastebuds singing sweet summertime more

Jul 10, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

8 Photo Styling Tips to Get the Best Shots more

Jun 7, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

I believe flowers are always a good idea. They instantly make a space happy and always put a smile on someone's face. more

May 8, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Charles Gordy reminds us that "a smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks." Smile! It looks good and doesn't cost anything! more

Apr 12, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Open shelving is huge design trend right now that provides function and style to any room of the house. more

Mar 6, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Have you ever hitch hiked? I haven't. more

Feb 15, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

The new year is always a good time for fresh starts and fresh spaces, so how about creating a "family command center" that will help to keep your family organized in 2017. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

This quote snapped me out of my glazed over stare. I blinked a few times and reread it. more

Oct 10, 2016 8:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

White...it's classic, clean, neutral and a summertime favorite when it comes to that favorite white denim or dress that's been a staple all summer. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Spring always makes me anxious to pull out warm weather clothes, slip on some sandals and has me dumping my makeup bag to do some "spring cleaning." So what should I keep, what should I stow away? more

May 9, 2016 9:31 AM Cotton and Cashmere

I don't know about you but I'm ready to turn in sweater weather for tanks and tans. I've complied five quick and easy workouts that you can do on your own, with a partner, at home or the gym. more

Apr 13, 2016 9:33 AM Cotton and Cashmere

You may have heard, but in case you didn't, I'm here to tell you sneakers aren't just for the gym anymore. They can totally be a casual, cool, comfortable, low-maintenance addition to a stylish outfit. more

Mar 14, 2016 10:44 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Let's face it, Old Man Winter can be cozy...but is also crazy.  Or at least that's how you feel after one too many days inside with antsy kids who are crawling the walls and suddenly only have 4 words in their vocabulary, "What can we do?" more

Feb 24, 2016 2:49 PM Cotton and Cashmere

A new year always feels like a fresh start and a clean slate to build new habits, eliminate distractions, and feed our focus. Often times we have great intentions, and yet lack the "know how" to get started at making these changes. more

Jan 7, 2016 12:02 PM Cotton and Cashmere

Women are amazing. We not only "wear many hats", but we also "spin lots of plates". Daily, I am inspired by friends that are raising both babies and businesses and this month I would like to introduce a few of them to you. more

Nov 23, 2015 11:48 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Soup season is upon us! Nothing hits the spot on a chilly day like a bowl of homemade soup. Here are two of my favorite recipes because they are both simple and so yummy! more

Sep 15, 2015 11:25 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Do you have a room in your home that needs an update, could use some style, or just a little freshening up? It really doesn't require a gigantic budget or loads of time. Here are a few inexpensive and even free ideas to spruce up your space. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:16 PM Cotton and Cashmere

Need some ideas to help beat the boredom that may be setting in since school has been out for a few weeks? Or maybe you're realizing just how fast time is flying by and you want to be more intentional about spending time with your family. more

Jul 20, 2015 9:44 AM Cotton and Cashmere

Capture your best memories from summer in the Susquehanna Valley with Carey Bender’s top tips for taking photos with your phone. more

Jun 1, 2015 9:14 AM Cotton and Cashmere