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Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

Posted June 30th, 2015 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Travel

A week ago, my husband and I decided to take the kids to Williamsburg to celebrate 4th of July. Last year, we had a ball in town at Long Bridge Park (which I highly recommend, if you’re sticking around and on the Virginia side). And this year, we considered meeting […]

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Travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Posted April 16th, 2015 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Summer break provides a wonderful opportunity to get away with your kids. It’s not always possible, however, to plan a trip to a far-flung destination. Sure, I have friends going to Iceland, Costa Rica, and Paris¬† this summer, but for most of us without the budget or the Frequent Flier […]

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A Day at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Posted April 10th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

A Day at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Ever since moving to Northern Virginia four months ago, I had been eager to check out the Civil War battlefields in Manassas. I was skeptical whether my four children (ages 1, 3, 6, and 9) would find it interesting or constantly be asking, “Is it time to go yet?” Our […]

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Easter Weekend 2015: Egg Hunts

Posted April 3rd, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Easter Weekend 2015: Egg Hunts

If your family is like ours, you didn’t win the White House Easter Egg Roll lottery. The disappointment is now at a 7-year streak, but hey, that’s okay. There are definitely other Easter Egg hunts around the area to keep you entertained this holiday weekend. Here are three (one in […]

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