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Giveaway to Game On Greater Washington Event

Giveaway to Game On Greater Washington Event

Posted October 17th, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Causes, Fitness, Health

My daughter’s best friend has Type 1 Diabetes, and through their friendship (and mine with her mom), I know how important diabetes awareness and research is, so I’m happy to partner with the American Diabetes Association and the Washington Redskins to offer free MVP wristband tickets to Game On, Greater […]

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Fire Safety With Sparky the Fire Dog Videos

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Sandie in Causes, Health

Fire Safety With Sparky the Fire Dog Videos

This is a post sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and Sparky.org. It’s Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2016, so it’s a perfect time to make sure that your family discusses fire safety both at school and at home.  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has a host of resources […]

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DC Mosquito Squad to the Rescue

Posted September 26th, 2016 by Sandie in Health, Living

DC Mosquito Squad to the Rescue

We had a terribly hot and humid summer, so going into our yard wasn’t as pleasant as it usually is, but now that the weather has cooled, we are excited to take advantage of our outdoor space — particularly because it’s not buggy. We have DC Mosquito Squad to thank […]

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Lyme Disease and Tick Awareness This Summer

Posted June 28th, 2016 by Sandie in Giveaways, Health

Lyme Disease and Tick Awareness This Summer

Earlier this year, my family experienced a frightening health scare when in January, my 11-year-old daughter began to complain about knee pain and general exhaustion. We thought it was her body responding to adding club field hockey to her schedule. We figured the extra three days of physical exertion in […]

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New gym in Arlington gets kids active, too

Posted May 24th, 2016 by Jessica Haney in Fitness, Health

New gym in Arlington gets kids active, too

If you have ever wished your gym would turn off the TV in its childcare facility and actually get your kids to exercise while you are exercising, the new TRUE Health & Wholeness in Arlington is worth a look. Owned by Nina and Christian Elliot, parents of four children, the […]

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Mother’s Day Gift: Spa Treatment at Volta Esthetics

Posted April 27th, 2016 by Sandie in Beauty, Fashion, Health

Mother’s Day Gift: Spa Treatment at Volta Esthetics

If you’re anything like me, your husband could use some suggestions for what to get you for Mother’s Day. Or perhaps you have your own mom in town and would like to treat her to some pampering. Whatever the case, I highly recommend a gift certificate for a massage or facial at Volta Esthetics […]

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Review: Fitness Bands for the Whole Family

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

Review: Fitness Bands for the Whole Family

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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