Dear Retailers: Please Chill on the Christmas Stuff

Posted November 7th, 2011 by Rebekah in Living

Dear Retailers: Let me be direct: can it with the Christmas stuff. I mean it. Put it away. As I write this, my house is still filled with recently acquired trick-or-treats and Halloween crafts adorn my walls. The leaves on the trees outside my window are gloriously yellow and orange, […]

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Solar Decathlon brings Green living home

Posted October 25th, 2011 by Jessica Haney in Green, Living

Today we feature a guest post by Kim O’Connell, a mom of two and a freelance writer who focuses on historic preservation and sustainable building.  — The weather seemed to be playing a cruel joke on the final day of the Solar Decathlon, the biennial architecture competition that concluded earlier […]

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Disney on Ice “Dare to Dream”: A Review

Posted October 21st, 2011 by monicasakala in Around Town, Living

On Wednesday night, my mom and I loaded the girls up in the car for the long trek to the Patriot Center. You know it’s a really good reason if I am going to pack up on a rainy Wednesday night to trek from Silver Spring to Fairfax during rush […]

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The Big Apple Circus is in Town!

Posted October 3rd, 2011 by Victoria Mason in Around Town, Entertaining, Living

I have an intense, deeply rooted fear of clowns. It dates back to when I was a wee babe, and my nursery was decorated with them.  Red, white and blue freaky looking clowns.  I have distinct memories of peering out from the bars of my crib and seeing them as dresser knobs […]

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