Join Ryan Zimmerman’s Phones Down Home Run Pledge

Join Ryan Zimmerman’s Phones Down Home Run Pledge

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

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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What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

Posted April 20th, 2017 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment, Movies

What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

We didn’t go away for Spring Break last week, so we had movie nights at home, and thanks to Disney Home Entertainment, we had a great time watching TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER, which is a sequel to one of our all-time favorite Disney movies, TANGLED. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ TANGLED, […]

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A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Although many of us may not be able to make it up to New York to see “Sweat” on Broadway, how appropriate that we DCists can see “A Raisin in the Sun” at Arena Stage. Lynn Nottage, who is African American, just won her second Pulitzer Prize for Drama, so […]

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See the Greatest Show on Earth One Last Time

Posted April 4th, 2017 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

See the Greatest Show on Earth One Last Time

This past Sunday night, for the last time, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performed at the Verizon Center.  After 146 years, the preeminent circus act in America, is closing.  In announcing the end of the show, its producers cited falling ticket sales worsened by the the retirement […]

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