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The Washington Auto Show Opens Jan. 26

The Washington Auto Show Opens Jan. 26

Posted January 25th, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

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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Giveaway: DC Auto Show Tickets

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Giveaway: DC Auto Show Tickets

Even though (or perhaps because) we have well-loved mini-van and station-wagon, my family loves going to the Washington Auto Show to check out the latest and greatest car options. We won’t be getting a new car any time soon, but we love knowing what’s going on in the auto industry […]

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Holiday Outing: Gaylord National Harbor ICE!

Posted December 16th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Holiday Outing: Gaylord National Harbor ICE!

While some cities, like New York, have a rich tradition of winter celebrations, Washington, D.C., is largely lacking in such attractions.  New York has the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and ice-skating rink, New Year’s Eve in Times Square, and snow in Central Park.  Washington has freezing rain on Pennsylvania Avenue […]

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Pope Francis DC Visit: I’m Going to the Capitol

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Pope Francis DC Visit: I’m Going to the Capitol

I’m not Catholic (even though most people assume if you’re Latin@ you must be Catholic), but I love how progressive and open-hearted he is, how he takes the time to really be rooted in the world, how he manages to electrify lapsed Catholics and even non-Catholics alike. So thanks to […]

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