Fall Fun: Planet Spooky at Kings Dominion

Posted October 3rd, 2013 by Victoria Mason in Day Trip Destination, Entertainment, Travel

Disclosure: King’s Dominion provided complimentary admission tickets for my family. Fall is my favorite time of year, particularly October when all the colors, harvests and activities surrounding autumn and Halloween are at their peak. If you like a fun-filled day outdoors, full of rides, pumpkin painting, tasty treats and a bit […]

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International Travel with Kids Ages 5 and 7

Posted September 24th, 2013 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Travel, Uncategorized

Having children changed the way my husband and I think about traveling. For one, we must carefully consider transportation. Flying can not only be expensive, it can be extremely painful or tiring if a child decides he has lost his ability to sit still, or if the child has decided that the only way she […]

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Got Milk? Family Visit to Local Dairy Farm

Posted August 27th, 2013 by Sandie in Food, Living

A couple of weeks before school started, my two youngest kids and I headed to Queen Anne’s County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to visit a Dairy Farm as the second part of our Real Seal Challenge to see where our milk and dairy products come from… The answer is that […]

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Five Tips for a Romantic Roadtrip

Posted August 21st, 2013 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Before Memorial Day weekend, my husband and I (who have been together 17 years and married for 12) had not been on a roadtrip sans kids since 1998. I don’t count the four-hour drives between New York and Central Pennsylvania that we took to see his family or the three-hour […]

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Affordable Home Automation Has Arrived for Busy Families

Posted August 19th, 2013 by Sandie in Living, Tech

Earlier this month, I attended a Digital Life demonstration at the AT&T Innovation Center in the District. Having seen a much briefer demo at the AT&T store at Montgomery Mall, I already knew that the telecom corporation had moved into the home security realm, but I had no idea the […]

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