Archives for June 2013

Best Discount Women’s Clothing Stores in Washington, DC Area

Here is my list of the places I have had the best luck finding beautiful, wearable, on-trend and most importantly, affordable items for women in the DC area. I love a good deal and frugal shops. Anything vaguely high fashion-y I usually purchase online through a sales site. For in-person shopping, my goal is to keep the bill below $30 per item and never pay full price.Mind you, this list is coming from the perspective of a mom who lives in Silver Spring and sports a womanly bod. I am not a Read more...

MomTV Live Tomorrow Night, Lots of GIVEAWAYS! June 25 at 8pm

On my next MomTV show, Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden, I am excited to give away the most and biggest prizes I have ever offered! Join in and win one of the ELEVEN deluxe prizes from 8-8:30pm on Tuesday night June 25.Real Life Style” with Jessica McFadden – The Life Changing Products Show! This Tuesday Night June 25 8-8:30pm ET Watch live at this link: http://momtv.com/pages/view/id/17 Jessica McFadden’s MomTV Channel is Real Life Style, where she shares ways in which mothers Read more...

GIVEAWAY {sponsored}: $500 for Foreign Language Classes for Kids in the DC Area: Summer and Fall at Language Stars

This post has been sponsored by Language Stars of Washington, DC. All writings and opinions are my own.Win a $500 for Language Star! Summer Classes Have Room; Sign Up for Free Fall ClassLooking for more activities for your kids this summer?Love your kid's school, but feeling wistful that he or she is not receiving instruction in Spanish, French, German or another language?Do you have a child who has a knack with languages and would love to build on the instruction they have Read more...

Father’s Day Weekend Picks

Jolly Shows Midway Carnival at the JCC of Greater WashingtonFriday, June 14-Sunday, June 16,Friday • 5-10 p.m.,Saturday • 5-11 p.m.,Sunday • Noon-10 p.m.,Sunday, June 16 from Noon-5 p.m. is JCCGW Centennial Carnival & Family Faire Day! Celebrate the JCCGW's 100th birthday with fun for the whole family. 6125 Montrose Road • Rockville, MD 20852.Father's Day Events at the National Children's MuseumFather’s Day Card Workshop Sunday, June 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Read more...

Top 10 Myrtle Beach Family Vacation Ideas

Sure, the ideal family beach vacation involves toes in the sand, bottom alternately in the water and a canvas chair, hands occupied with sand castles, shells and dog eared sci-fi novels. And you can find all of that in the gorgeous beaches of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. But there is so much more to do in MB, too! Here are some fantastic family attractions and ideas for visiting Myrtle Beach this summer.1. Skip traffic and fly down for budget prices! Spirit Air just opened up service between Read more...

Do More 24 Family Events Thursday June 6

Do More 24 on Thursday June 6, 2013 is a day of fundraising and events hosted by local nonprofit organizations to create solutions to the problems facing our community. This day of community is funded and powered by United Way of the National Capital Area. Do More 24 is more than just one day of fundraising, it is a day chock full of community events to help the young and the old get involved. Check out the full list of tomorrow's events, and read below for my personal favorite events happening Read more...

Woman of the Week: Jessica Cox (and Handicap International-US)

Through fellow parents in Silver Spring and the DC area (you!), I learn of the most incredible individuals. My friend Mica Bevington works with Handicap International-US, an organization which works alongside people with disabilities to improve their living conditions and fundamental rights worldwide. One night at a cocktail party Mica told me of the amazing Jessica Cox.Jessica was born without arms, but that has not stopped her from writing, dressing herself, driving a car, graduating Read more...