Archives for July 2014

DC Personal Trainer Hector Vargas of Via-Wellness.com

Washington, DC-area personal trainer Hector Vargas of Via-Wellness provides group fitness programs When I learned from friends that Hector Vargas of Via-Wellness.com was offering a morning boot camp workout for women in my Silver Spring neighborhood, how could I say no? I read his bio and was intrigued.My fitness level and weight loss had plateaued. I was doing the same sort-of frequent easy workouts (the elliptical, yoga classes, the odd group weight training class or slow, short run.) My Read more...

DC-Are Blow Out Perfection at Blo Blow Dry Bar and Body By Blo in Gaithersburg

Blo Blow Dry Bar and Body by Blo in Gaithersburg at 317 Ellington Blvd, near the Rio Washingtonian Now you do not have to wait for that New York work trip, or haul yourself down to DC or Bethesda for that hair style perfection that comes from walking into a blow dry bar. The brand new Blo Blow Dry Bar and Body by Blo location in Gaithersburg took me just 10 minutes from my house in Silver Spring using the Inter County Connector (ICC), offered free parking next door, and took my hair from Read more...

My Interview with Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and Director Jake Kasdan

Why would a Hollywood studio fly out a group of mom bloggers, me included, to be a part of the Los Angeles media junket for Sex Tape?I mean, just typing the words SEX TAPE may have landed this in your spam filters or blocked by your network administrator.And don't I usually write on this blog about where to find things to do with your kids?Well, first of all, don't see it with your kids!  The comedy is a great date movie or women's night out flick. I saw it, and I recommend you Read more...

$25 off new UberFAMILY: Uber DC car rides with car seats

Do you use Uber around DC or when you travel for work? I do. After decades of hailing cabs and waiting on hold with dispatchers, I think this on-demand car/driver service is completely the bee's knees.And now you can use Uber with your kids...without lugging a car seat! You can now grab a ride when you are downtown and car seat less without that horrible guilty feeling that they should be firmly five-point buckled.Starting today, Uber is making life easier for parents in the DC metro Read more...

7 Best Things About Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Have you taken your family to Busch Gardens Williamsburg? I applied to serve as a Busch Gardens Williamsburg blog ambassador, and was selected to review the experience with my family during the 2014 season. We just returned from our visit to this massive, marvelous, seriously beautiful amusement park. Our day at the park was full of spectacular summer memories. Here were my family's 7 favorite aspects of Busch Gardens Williamsburg.  1. The Rides for FamiliesOur family ages from early Read more...