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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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Family Travel: Five Reasons to Visit Great Wolf Lodge

Posted December 2nd, 2015 by Sandie in Travel

Family Travel: Five Reasons to Visit Great Wolf Lodge

1. WATER PARK FUN EVEN IN WINTER: The best thing about going to Great Wolf Lodge in the off-season is that even when it’s cold outside, the water park is the ideal temperature for wandering around in your swimsuit and enjoying all sorts of slides, rides, and attractions. We spent hours […]

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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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Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

Posted June 30th, 2015 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Travel

Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

A week ago, my husband and I decided to take the kids to Williamsburg to celebrate 4th of July. Last year, we had a ball in town at Long Bridge Park (which I highly recommend, if you’re sticking around and on the Virginia side). And this year, we considered meeting […]

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