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Family Fun: Gingerbread House Decorating at Make Meaning

Posted December 10th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Family Fun: Gingerbread House Decorating at Make Meaning

My family refers to Bethesda Row, the pedestrian-friendly, immaculately maintained shopping district in downtown Bethesda, as the place to get nice things. Sometimes it’s a jacket from The North Face or letterpress cards from Paper Source. Once, it was an iPad from the Apple Store. We’ve bought yoga pants from […]

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Go Away! (For Your Marriage, Of Course)

Posted November 12th, 2014 by Dawn Mooney in Marriage, Travel

Go Away! (For Your Marriage, Of Course)

Marriage is hard. Three simple, but powerfully honest words. Maybe there are people out there floating along on a cloud of always-good-feelings, looking to their partner with nothing but joy, adoration, and pride as they go about their everyday lives together. If they’re out there, I’ve never met them, and […]

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The Circus Is Coming To Town!

Posted September 9th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

The Circus Is Coming To Town!

The Big Apple Circus is headed back to the Washington D.C. area for a limited-engagement run from September 18th  to October 5th. with its all-new show, METAMORPHOSIS. I have never been to the Circus here in D.C., so this will be my family’s first time since going in New York […]

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Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Disclosure: While I was offered complimentary meals to some of the following restaurants, I have also paid for meals at all of them, either on this trip or previous Ocracoke vacations since 2008. These are my family’s favorites. Ocracoke Island’s Village may be only a little over a square mile, […]

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Summer Art for Children: National Gallery of Art

Posted July 18th, 2014 by Elaine in Around Town, Living

Summer Art for Children: National Gallery of Art

Art museums can be a tough place to take children. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, flit around exhibits, and leave with an unsatisfying feeling. And in most cities, there’s the burden of paying an entrance fee – which, if you’re like me, makes me feel like we have to get […]

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