The Circus Is Coming To Town!

Posted September 9th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

The Circus Is Coming To Town!

The Big Apple Circus is headed back to the Washington D.C. area for a limited-engagement run from September 18th  to October 5th. with its all-new show, METAMORPHOSIS. I have never been to the Circus here in D.C., so this will be my family’s first time since going in New York […]

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A Peek Inside the First Indoor National Book Festival

Posted August 30th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Uncategorized

A Peek Inside the First Indoor National Book Festival

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is still going until 10 p.m. this evening, so I’m no expert about how many people are attending this year, but I present this scientific estimate: A lot. I know that many folks — including one of this year’s top readers, Alice McDermott, […]

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Training to runDisney for Charity

Posted August 26th, 2014 by Sandie in Uncategorized

Training to runDisney for Charity

I’m running a 10K, but it’s not for me. I’m running it as a gift for my daughter, who turns 10 in November and wants to run a 10K as her 10th birthday. She asked to run for charity, and she chose’s Alex’s Lemonade Stand, an organization that helps children […]

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It’s A Girl! Daniel Tiger Welcomes a Baby Sister

Posted August 18th, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

It’s A Girl! Daniel Tiger Welcomes a Baby Sister

“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” is one of the sweetest preschool shows on television, and today it’s airing a very special one-hour premiere in which our favorite little tiger finds out his Mama is pregnant. In the second of the back-to-back episodes, Mama Tiger has a  baby girl, making Daniel a Big […]

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Hot Nails Summer Fun!

Posted August 6th, 2014 by Elaine in Fashion, Product Love

Hot Nails Summer Fun!

I am far from a fashion diva, but my daughter longs to be one. Luckily, we have been gifted with a string of au pairs who bring the fashion level up in our home. So when I was offered a box of Hot Designs nail polish pens to try, I […]

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Back to School Giveaway: Fully Loaded Trapper Keeper

Posted August 4th, 2014 by Sandie in Giveaways

Back to School Giveaway: Fully Loaded Trapper Keeper

When I was in sixth grade (back then the last year in elementary school), I felt like I had won the lottery. I had finally, finally convinced my mom to splurge on a Trapper Keeper. Before then, I had owned a bunch of “fashion” folders, but without a Trapper Keeper, […]

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