Archives for August 2016

Pike and Rose: Coolest Shopping, Cutest Kids Clothes #BlogPikeAndRose

The Pike and Rose district in North Bethesda/Rockville is a happy place for me. It is a gorgeous, comfortable area for strolling and shopping, has great dining and the best movie theatre in the DC area. Oh, and there is always garage parking.I first was introduced to this area when attending iPic Theatres' media opening, and I have kept heading back. On one of our movie dates soon after the opening, my husband Chris and I discovered that the Pike and Rose GAP next door was the best one Read more...

Kings Dominion Free Pre-K Pass and Family Guide to the Park

Kings Dominion is inviting kids age 3-5 to visit the park for free ... now through October 29, 2017! (Children age 0-2 are always free.) If you have a child age 3-5, you have to sign up for the Kings Dominion Pre-K Pass! This brand new, limited time pass gives preschool-aged children complimentary admission through the entire 2017 season.And if you sign up for the pass now, your 3-5 year old child will also receive one free visit during the fall of 2016 to enjoy the Great Pumpkin Fest in Read more...

Don’t Forget the Diapers: Back to School for Families Facing #DiaperNeed

All compensation I receive from this sponsored post will be donated by me to DC Diaper Bank. The post is sponsored by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)'s Healthy Mom&Baby through a partnership with Mom It Forward.  An Online Back to School Diaper Drive, making a BIG difference in helping struggling families.  Families in need with working parents barely making ends meet? They need to keep their jobs.In order to keep their jobs, their babies, Read more...

DC Schools Served by Surprise Donation from STAPLES

I love the DC Metro area.I love our local schools.I love surprises.So I am totally in love with the amazing announcement that Staples made this morning. Staples has made a surprise donation of more than $117,000 to local classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org All literacy projects and all career and college prep projects that were posted on DonorsChoose.org by teachers in the DC metro area received full funding this morning as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org!With Read more...

Free Babysitting From Chime and Neighborhood Restaurant Group

If you are having one of the best meals of your citizenship in the DMV, it is likely that you are dining at a Neighborhood Restaurant Group location.And if you were able to score a sitter at the last minute or when your personal network was bone dry, then you probably found a wonderful woman to watch your kids via Chime by Sittercity.These two entities beloved by me and so many DC area parents have come together for the remainder of summer to bring you an amazing deal:$60 in babysitting Read more...