UniverSoul Circus at FedEx Field: Don’t Miss It

UniverSoul Circus at FedEx Field: Don’t Miss It

Posted July 6th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment

This post was written by my husband, a UniverSoul Circus enthusiast. Let’s get something out of the way about the UniverSoul Circus. If you don’t think you can clap along to hip hop and old school R&B (not even to Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day”), you might not like it when […]

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Sound of Music at Kennedy Center: Must See This Summer

Posted June 27th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Sound of Music at Kennedy Center: Must See This Summer

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is at the Kennedy Center Opera House now through July 16, and if you’re a fan of the Rodgers & Hammerstein music or movie and miss this opportunity for a family-friendly theatrical experience, you’ll regret it. The beautiful new production, directed by three-time Tony Award winner […]

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RENT Wraps 20th Anniversary Tour at National Theatre

Posted June 22nd, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

RENT Wraps 20th Anniversary Tour at National Theatre

This post was written by special contributors Beth and Abby Weaver. The 20th anniversary tour of RENT, wrapping this week at the National Theatre, wows the audience.  Based on Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème,” this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical follows the lives of seven struggling artists during one year against […]

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What We’re Watching: Bambi & Beauty and the Beast

Posted June 16th, 2017 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment

What We’re Watching: Bambi & Beauty and the Beast

As school comes to a close, we have been having more family movie nights at home. Recently Disney released two DVDs that we’ve been watching again and again: BAMBI and the new live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Both are instant classics with viewers of all ages (well, if your kid […]

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Join Ryan Zimmerman’s Phones Down Home Run Pledge

Posted May 17th, 2017 by Sandie in Causes, Health

Join Ryan Zimmerman’s Phones Down Home Run Pledge

Every day in America, eight people die and 1,161 are injured in car crashes that involve a distracted driver. For younger drivers, it’s even worse: nearly 60 percent of teen crashes involve distracted drivers. For every mile on the road, drivers aged 16 to 19 are three times more likely […]

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FreshDirect Offers Grocery Delivery to DC Area

Posted May 12th, 2017 by Sandie in Food

FreshDirect Offers Grocery Delivery to DC Area

This post is sponsored by Fresh Direct and written by my husband, who’s the main cook in our house. A few times a week, after my kids have gone to bed and I’ve done a few chores or watched a show or two, I head down to my 24-hour supermarket. […]

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Date Night Giveaway: Comedy Show

Posted April 30th, 2017 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment

Date Night Giveaway: Comedy Show

This is a year a lot of us could use more comedy living in the D.C. area. If you agree, we have just the thing to make your week: 10 pairs of tickets to see up-and-coming comic Lucas Bohn’s one-man show “Lesson Plans to Late Night” at 7PM this Thursday […]

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Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

Posted April 24th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

This review is written by my husband, who attended the Fun Home premiere with our daughter. FUN HOME, the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for best musical, opens with childhood playfulness, moves to celebrate first love, and closes with the unbearable shame and bitterness of middle-aged regrets.  Every minute […]

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