Moms turn out in force for clean air

Posted July 31st, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Causes, Green, Health, Politics

Moms turn out in force for clean air

Moving to DC nearly 14 years ago was a conscious decision; I wanted to live in a place where I would be surrounded by people from all over the world, by arts and cultural institutions and by opportunities to engage in public policy activism. Since developing health issues a decade […]

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Giant Food Presents Its Annual Brand Challenge

Posted July 30th, 2014 by Sandie in Food

Giant Food Presents Its Annual Brand Challenge

I am a loyal consumer. I am hesitant to by store brands if I’m used to a national brand, but my husband is much more open to purchasing store brands. He insists that most of the time, I wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, so when Giant Food offered […]

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Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Disclosure: While I was offered complimentary meals to some of the following restaurants, I have also paid for meals at all of them, either on this trip or previous Ocracoke vacations since 2008. These are my family’s favorites. Ocracoke Island’s Village may be only a little over a square mile, […]

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Summer Art for Children: National Gallery of Art

Posted July 18th, 2014 by Elaine in Around Town, Living

Summer Art for Children: National Gallery of Art

Art museums can be a tough place to take children. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, flit around exhibits, and leave with an unsatisfying feeling. And in most cities, there’s the burden of paying an entrance fee – which, if you’re like me, makes me feel like we have to get […]

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UberFAMILY Launches in DC Today

Posted July 14th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Travel

UberFAMILY Launches in DC Today

I love Uber. I was introduced to the car service app by my dear friend, Leticia aka Tech Savvy Mama who recommended it before we headed to Blogalicious last year in Atlanta. Since then, every single time I’ve traveled to a new city, the first thing I check is whether there’s Uber, […]

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National Portrait Gallery: Dancing the Dream

Posted June 27th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

National Portrait Gallery: Dancing the Dream

About a month ago we decided to take the kids to the National Portrait Gallery instead of heading to the Mall like we usually do when we go to museums. The highlight of our visit was the self-guided tour we took through the Gallery’s latest temporary exhibit, “Dancing the Dream.” […]

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Spy Gear at the Spy Museum + Giveaway

Posted June 23rd, 2014 by christine in Around Town

Spy Gear at the Spy Museum + Giveaway

I wasn’t very well prepared for Father’s Day, but it all turned out OK. I had received an invitation to a “special event” hosted by Spy Gear at the International Spy Museum, and it sounded just about perfect for us. It was only later on, when checking the address, that […]

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