Living

Remembering One of Our Own: Susan Niebur

Posted February 7th, 2012 by Sandie in Living, News

Susan Neibur, aka Why Mommy, was so much to so many. An activist for breast-cancer research and awareness, an advocate for women in planetary science, an inspirational speaker at events near and far. But to us, she was also a fellow DC Mom, “one of the girls” we spoke to […]

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In Her Own Words

Posted February 7th, 2012 by Amie Adams in Living, News

“All that survives after our death are publications and people.  So look carefully after the words you write, the thoughts and publications you create, and how you love others. For these are the only things that will remain.” –Susan Niebur  

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DC Mom-preneur: Michelle Barce of Snazzits (Plus a Giveaway!)

Posted February 1st, 2012 by Rebekah in Living

Michelle Barce looks like a dancer. Tall, slim and blonde, she carries herself confidently. She tells me dance is one of her lifelong passions, though she studied psychology in college. What she never studied was business administration, product design and manufacturing, patent law, or marketing. That’s what makes her story […]

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Being Blogalicious in 2012

Posted January 24th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Living, Tech, Uncategorized

Be Blogalicious Weekend ’11 was so thought-provoking and so packed full of information, it’s taken me three months to write about the conference. Is that believable? It’s true. And when I think back to the presentation on “balance” by Jessica Smith (@JessicaNow) and Jeannette Kaplun (@Jeannette Kaplun), I’m okay with […]

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DC Weekend Picks: Year of the Dragon Festivities

Posted January 20th, 2012 by thien-kim in Around Town, Living

  Monday, January 23 marks the new year for many Asian cultures like the Chinese and Vietnamese. This Lunar New Year is the year of the dragon, considered to be the most auspicious of all the animals. Whether your family personally celebrates or not, head out to one of the […]

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Schools go green in Northern Virginia

Posted January 18th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Green, Living

If you’re looking to go green in Northern Virginia schools, this is an exciting time. Last night, Arlington Public Schools held the first meeting of its new Sustainability Committee, one of the Advisory Committees that report to the Superintendent. Made up of 15 community members (13 of them with children […]

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2012: the (Montgomery County) year of the bag

Posted January 3rd, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Around Town, Green, Politics

image via wokka On Sunday, after the wine glasses from the last toasts of 2011 were washed and your black-eyed peas enjoyed, you started planning for re-entry back into everyday life. Work and school beckon, you’ll have a fresh resolution to try weekly menu planning in your mind, and you’ll […]

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