Review: Fitness Bands for the Whole Family

Review: Fitness Bands for the Whole Family

Posted February 10th, 2016 by Sandie in Fitness, Health

One of my family’s goals this year is to move more, and we’ve been accomplishing that with the help of fitness trackers. It’s not always easy (for me!) to meet our daily goals, but these wearable activity trackers keep us going and reminding us that we need to be good to […]

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The Washington Auto Show Opens Jan. 26

Posted January 25th, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

The Washington Auto Show Opens Jan. 26

We know the Blizzard of 2016 has been a historic storm to get through and that nearly all of you have kids at home, but if you are plowed through or near the Metro and looking for something fun to do, definitely consider heading to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for […]

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Giveaway: DC Auto Show Tickets

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Giveaway: DC Auto Show Tickets

Even though (or perhaps because) we have well-loved mini-van and station-wagon, my family loves going to the Washington Auto Show to check out the latest and greatest car options. We won’t be getting a new car any time soon, but we love knowing what’s going on in the auto industry […]

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Now on Netflix: Dawn of the Croods

Posted January 6th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Streaming, Television

Now on Netflix: Dawn of the Croods

The world’s first family is back and funnier than ever in this all-new original family sitcom! Eep, Grug, Thunk, Ugga, Sandy and Gran are taking the prehistoric Croodacious era by storm as they deal with modern-day problems for the first time ever in history. School, slumber parties and elections are […]

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Holiday Outing: Gaylord National Harbor ICE!

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Holiday Outing: Gaylord National Harbor ICE!

While some cities, like New York, have a rich tradition of winter celebrations, Washington, D.C., is largely lacking in such attractions.  New York has the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and ice-skating rink, New Year’s Eve in Times Square, and snow in Central Park.  Washington has freezing rain on Pennsylvania Avenue […]

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A Necessary Gift: Estate Planning for Families

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Sandie in Parenting

A Necessary Gift: Estate Planning for Families

My three kids won’t know what Santa (with help from my husband and me) have gotten them until Christmas morning, when they race to the tree to tear open their presents. But on December 25, and on every day of the year, my husband and I have an invisible present for our kids, […]

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