Food

FreshDirect Offers Grocery Delivery to DC Area

FreshDirect Offers Grocery Delivery to DC Area

Posted May 12th, 2017 by Sandie in Food

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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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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Fun New Seafood Restaurant in Virginia: Ocean Blue

Posted August 31st, 2016 by Sandie in Dining Out, Food

Fun New Seafood Restaurant in Virginia: Ocean Blue

There’s a new seafood place in Sterling, Virginia, and it’s simply amazing. We love to eat out, but seafood isn’t everyone in my family’s favorite. While my husband and I love it, and our vegetarian but occasionally pescetarian daughter tolerates it, our sons just aren’t into it — usually. But […]

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Celebrate Summer with Uncle Julio’s Chocolate Piñata

Posted June 22nd, 2016 by Sandie in Dining Out, Food, Living

Celebrate Summer with Uncle Julio’s Chocolate Piñata

There’s something so viscerally satisfying about the moment a goodie-filled piñata opens, and all the treasures spill out. It’s no wonder that Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurant is excited to share the news about their latest special dessert, the Chocolate Piñata. Uncle Julio’s on Bethesda Row treated my family to dinner, […]

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Fall Family Specials at Paladar Latin Kitchen

Posted October 20th, 2015 by Sandie in Dining Out, Food

Fall Family Specials at Paladar Latin Kitchen

We get pitched daily with requests to promote local restaurants, stores, and events, and unfortunately we just can’t get to all of them. But one that spoke to me immediately was a chance to try Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar. As a Latina who has lived only in two […]

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Pumpkin Fever at Giant and Other Stores

Posted September 28th, 2015 by Sandie in Food

Pumpkin Fever at Giant and Other Stores

If you love the taste of pumpkin, autumn must be the most wonderful time of year. Even before autumn officially began this past week, pumpkin products started hitting local stores and eateries alongside Halloween candy, trick-or-treat bags, and of course actual pumpkins for carving or cooking. Just as pumpkin spice […]

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