Oriental Trading ~ Your One Stop Halloween Costume Shop!

It’s time to start thinking of costumes! If your kids are anything like mine, they have already been telling you what they want to dress up as since August! When it comes to Halloween Costumes, it can be a grueling process going from store to store, trying to find all of the items to complete the look. No need for that when you shop costumes and accessories at Oriental Trading.  [Read more…]

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon!

Fall fun at Mount Vernon is right around the corner! Trick-or-treat at Mount Vernon! The estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities. My family and I are so excited for this sure to be fun event!  [Read more…]

Learn A New Language With italki!

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? It has never been easier to do so with italki[Read more…]

7 Ways You Can Teach Your Kids To Be A Good Earth Citizen As They Head Into Fall

 

We are all citizens of planet earth. In an effort to teach my own kids to be good earth citizens, we practice sustainability in and outside of our home. The school year has begun to ramp up, which means extracurricular activities are starting, and life is getting busier during this season. I have shared some activities my kids and I do on a regular basis in an effort to be good stewards and citizens of earth. [Read more…]

Fall Highlights at Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge has so much in store for you and your aspiring athletes this fall! Competitive Edge’s mission is to develop the complete athlete, encouraging youth to stay ahead of the game in athletics and academics – to always have a Competitive Edge. As a mom, I love to hear this. These teachers and coaches are pouring into each student they have. Teaching them more than athletic skills, you learn the outcome of hard work, goal setting, determination and more. Athletes at Competitive Edge will enhance their athletic performance and develop a competitive edge to excel in their desired sport. Competitive Edge was also named an American Small Business Champion… talk about staying ahead of the game!  [Read more…]

Cox Farms Fall Festival 2017!

Cox Farms is counting down the days until the upcoming Fall Festival and Fields of Fear seasons! The DC area’s most famous fall festival will kick off September 16-17, and then the festival will be open daily September 22-October 31 and November 3-7. New for 2017, Foamhenge at Cox Farms will debut as part of the Fall Festival and Fields of Fear.  [Read more…]

Bowlero Leesburg Grand Opening!

Bowlmor AMF, the world leader in bowling entertainment, is proud to announce a stunning new addition to Village at Leesburg: Bowlero—the area’s newest place to party and play. Coming this summer, Bowlero Leesburg will offer a hip, new spin on the traditional bowling experience, combining blacklight lanes, state-of-the-art amusements, and inventive new menus to become Loudon County’s leading destination for every occasion—from birthday parties to unforgettable corporate events. [Read more…]

Happy Wax ~ All Natural Soy Wax Melt

 

There is nothing I love more than a clean house and a fresh seasonal scent! I love to light candles and use wax melts to create a smell that matches my mood: seasonal, relaxing, energizing, you name it! You may or may not know that some types of candles and wax melts have artificial smells and chemicals added to them. I admit, I have used a candle for a fragrance I loved and ended up with a headache. I knew there had to be a better, cleaner way to enjoy the scents I love. Introducing Happy Wax!

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Disney On Ice Dare To Dream ~ Coming to Fairfax Sept 29th – Oct 8th!

My family and I are very excited for the next Disney On Ice show headed to our area! Dare To Dream takes families on a high-sea adventure as Moana sets sail on a life-changing quest to save her island with help from the demigod Maui. With the ice floor transformed into the vast oceanic scape, Disney On Ice allows Moana’s strength and determination to take center stage. This engaging atmosphere lets audiences deepen their existing connection to their favorite wayfinder and discover one’s true identity is never out of reach. [Read more…]

Sausage, Egg & Cheese Scramble

Did someone say brunch? Oh wait, I did! 🙂 My family and I love brunch and it is the best thing ever. We love going to brunch and we also love making it at home. The brunch possibilities are endless, and that is part of what makes this meal so amazing. I have a delicious brunch recipe to share with you! [Read more…]