Archives for March 2015

The Daily Dish in Silver Spring: Delish, with and without the kids

"The Daily Dish is a play of words that reflects the passion of its two owners, Jerry Hollinger and Zena Polin, who believe in serving comfort food with a twist — food that is seasonally inspired, locally sourced and farm fresh." I have been a regular visitor to The Daily Dish restaurant in Silver Spring since it opened. It is one of my favorite places to bring friends or share a meal with my husband. For me, living in east Montgomery County, The Daily Dish is the perfect place to meet up with Read more...

Clear + Brilliant at Ruff Plastic Surgery DC: Perfect Treatment to Refresh My Skin

I found someone awesome and safe to improve my face ... no small feat!  My 40th birthday is looming and I want to look better.I do not want major surgery but I have been hankering for ways to improve my skin and face. I am aging and looking tired. I have sun damage and eye hollows and dark circles and acne and scars and big pores. I keep on getting facials and using good products, but what I also find is myself using more and more makeup, more special brushes and products to spackle and Read more...

Weekend Pick: Ringing Bros. at Verizon

Nothing makes this ho-hum time of year (I'm looking at you, cold, annoying March) special like a night out at The Greatest Show on Earth. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's LEGENDS is in town this weekend, and moving on to Baltimore and Fairfax for subsequent shows.Washington, DC March 19, 2015 - March 22, 2015 Baltimore, MD March 25, 2015 - April 05, 2015 Fairfax, VA April 08, 2015 - April 19, 2015We have come to consider ourselves Ringling Bros. groupies. Every single Read more...

Best Hair Salon in Damascus: Hypnotic Hair Salon, Saturday Open House

Hypnotic Salon in Damascus is Open and Fabulous  My favorite local salon, Hypnotic Salon in Olney, has expanded with a second Upper County location, Hypnotic Salon Damascus! Owner Chrissy Mayo not only cuts and highlights hair with extraordinary artistry and on-point style, she is also an amazing entrepreneur. In order to serve more clients with her and her team of stylists' mad skills, she has opened a new location on Main Street in Damascus, right near the Jimmy Cone.I have never Read more...

uberFAMILY DC Tablets and Carseats

Cool family transpo tip: Now when you request an uberFAMILY DC car the driver will not only have carseats for your kids, it will also have a Fuhu’s nabi 2 tablet.These tablets are packed with console-quality HD learning games and child-centric entertainment. Now an uber ride in the DC Metro with kids in tow is even more enjoyable!Alice and I tried out a ride in an uberFAMILY car with a tablet last week. She enjoyed having me sit next to her in the back seat, trying out a new five-point Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Ringling Bros. Circus Coming To DC March 19-22

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus latest circus production, LEGENDS, will be playing the Verizon Center March 19 - 22, 2015 and at The Patriot Center April 8 - 19, 2015. LEGENDS, unites iconic circus stars with mythological creatures in a celebration of the legends that have captured imaginations for centuries. Experience magnificent Asian elephants, a twenty-acrobat troupe perched atop only a pair of bicycles, and a never-before-seen double-wide, high-flying trapeze act Read more...

Miller and Smith Homes at Poplar Run in Silver Spring

Have you ever lived in a brand new home? I have not. The two homes my husband and I have bought in Silver Spring have been oldies - 1955 and 1970 - both purchased from the original owners.We have become experts at wallpaper removal and hardwood refinishing.The opportunities for purchasing a newly-built home, customized to your specifications, are few in the fabulous S.S. But there is an area of new construction that is stunning, and my friends and I had the chance to experience these Read more...