Five Things Making 2017 Better

Posted January 6th, 2017 by Sandie in Fitness, Food, Health, Product Love

Five Things Making 2017 Better

I like to start off the New Year with resolutions in mind and a clean slate of sorts. Having inherited a bit of my mother’s superstitions about the importance of “newness” in the New Year, I try to Alexa: We’ve heard about Siri for years, but my family recently got […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Vol. 1 — Kids

Posted December 20th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Product Love

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Vol. 1 — Kids

Congratulations to everyone who has finished their holiday shopping, but I know there are still plenty of families who need to purchase last-minute Christmas and Hanukkah presents this week. Good news! There are plenty of places locally have have great options for your kids of all ages. Here’s a short-and-sweet […]

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Kirk Cousins Supports Phones Down Touchdown

Posted December 18th, 2016 by Sandie in Social Media Events, Sports

Kirk Cousins Supports Phones Down Touchdown

Here’s two statistics to consider the next time your phone lights up with an incoming text when you’re zooming down the Beltway.  First, 77% of young adult drivers say they’re “very to somewhat confident” that they can safely drive and text. But when texting behind the wheel, drivers take their […]

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Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Posted December 16th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This post was written by our contributor Melissa MooreWhen my family found out that Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical was coming to The National Theatre, my kids were simply buzzing with excitement. Our family loves the Grinch! As toddlers my kids were gifted with a copy […]

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Treehouse Eyes: Where Kids With Myopia Get Care

Posted December 9th, 2016 by Sandie in Health

Treehouse Eyes: Where Kids With Myopia Get Care

This post is sponsored by Treehouse Eyes, but all opinions are my own. I still remember when I first realized I might be nearsighted. I was sitting in the back of my art history my high school senior year and thought the angels in a Renaissance painting looked like rabbits […]

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Adventure Theatre’s C.S. Lewis Adaptation

Posted December 8th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Adventure Theatre’s C.S. Lewis Adaptation

This post was written by our contributor Melissa Moore Step into the magical land of Narnia with snowball fights and Turkish delight at Adventure Theatre’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Within the first few minutes of Adventure Theatre’s production of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, siblings […]

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Holiday Must-Do: ICE! 2016 at Gaylord National Harbor

Posted December 1st, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Holiday Must-Do: ICE! 2016 at Gaylord National Harbor

The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center has once again ushered in a cool start to the Christmas season with its annual “Christmas on the Potomac” celebration, highlighted by its amazing ICE! display. ICE! involves two million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures in a building kept at 9 degrees. Visitors […]

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