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Toyota Highlander Takes Us to the Magical Ocracoke Island

Posted May 2nd, 2014 by Sandie in Travel

Toyota Highlander Takes Us to the Magical Ocracoke Island

Over Spring Break, my family and I were lucky enough to drive a brand-new 2014 Toyota Highlander to one of our favorite vacation spots in the world: Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks. Toyota was kind enough to lend us the Highlander, because it had All Wheel Drive, […]

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Three Restaurant Chains for Family Dining

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Dining Out, Food, Living

When my family first moved from New York City to D.C., we were amazed at how many more chain restaurants there were compared to our old streets of Brooklyn. While we enjoy going to independently owned restaurants, there’s definitely room for affordable chains that are family friendly and happy to […]

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Bowling and Bocce in Georgetown: Pinstripes

Posted February 28th, 2014 by Allison in Around Town, Food, Living

It’s not often that a single location makes for both a date night destination and a spot for family fun – but that’s what Pinstripes brings to DC’s Georgetown Park Mall. Describing itself as a unique bowling/bocce/bistro experience, Pinstripes manages to have a little something for everyone. With five Midwestern […]

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Diagon Alley Opens This Summer at Universal Orlando

Posted January 24th, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Movies, Travel

This year is a fabulous time to visit Universal Orlando Resort. Not only is there a new budget-minded ’50s-themed resort opening in March called Cabana Bay Beach Resort, but the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is being expanded to include the brand-new attraction of Diagon Alley. “Harry Potter” stars Matthew […]

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