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Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

Posted August 9th, 2016 by Sandie in Living, Parenting

I will freely admit that I should have taken home economics. I am not good at creating systems for staying on top of domestic chores. It all exhausts me, and I tend to get easily overwhelmed by the amount of clutter that my party of five stacks up. And I […]

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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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Giveaway: Four Tickets to Family-Friendly Awesome Con

Posted May 31st, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Giveaway: Four Tickets to Family-Friendly Awesome Con

My kids (particularly my teen and tween) love pop culture. They’ve inherited my love of movies and books and added their own original and individual love of graphic novels and comics. So it was a no-brainer when Awesome Con contacted us about giving away a family four-pack of tickets to Awesome Con […]

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Virginia Travel: Couples’ Getaway to Clifton Inn

Posted April 1st, 2016 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Virginia Travel: Couples’ Getaway to Clifton Inn

Earlier this month, my husband and I were invited to have a quick overnight at the Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our accommodations and meals were complimentary, but I will note that this is not our first time there, and all opinions are our own. This trip was magical for many […]

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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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