Cool Back to School Gear

I always have a great time visiting Great Day Washington with Markette Sheppard, Chris Leary, Meaghan Mooney and Darrell Green. This morning they had me on because they know that back to school shopping is a big deal for kids … and for us parents seeking to make life easier in the school year ahead. Here are some of the newest or most innovative items to hit the back to school shelves for 2016.Check out the clip and get more information on the recommended products, and also check out Read more...

Skincando Organic Skincare Pop-Up at Emerald Door Spa Silver Spring

 Skincando, the luxury and locally-based (but taking the nation by storm) organic skincare line is hosting its first-ever organic facial pop-up at The Emerald Door Spa in Silver Spring. Now through April 2016, we lucky DC-area dwellers can experience the handcrafted products and cutting edge eco-treatments firsthand at The Emerald Door. An eco-facialist will guide you in exploring the benefits of using high end green beauty products and customize your treatments for your individual skin care Read more...

$25 Google Express Code for YOU! #OneLessErrand

If you live or work in the DC city limits, well, do I have a treat for you:$25 to use at Google Express at your favorite stores!Enter promo code EXPRESSDC at checkout.  Use that $25 at Costco, Staples, Giant, Ulta, Walgreens, ToysRUs, BabiesRUs, Barnes & Noble, Petsmart and more stores that are a part of the DC Google Express family.  You will receive same-day or overnight delivery of your selected items thanks to Google Express.Here's how Google Express works: Read more...

Help DC Diaper Bank with Your Spring Shopping #GIVEAWAY #shopwithacause #PopNodxDC

Already shopping? Why not give DC Diaper Bank a portion of the sales -- at no cost to you! Helping children and parents in need is my social good passion, and supporting the DC Diaper Bank is one of the most effective ways to assist other families in my community.Fashion and style media are my hobbies. Other people knit, run marathons, play chess. I can find you the perfect pair of aviators for your face shape, the coolest earrings to go with your new haircut, the best black cropped jeans for Read more...

GIVEAWAY: $50 Potomac Mills Gift Card from Simon Malls

Friends, I have experienced a Christmas miracle.I visited Potomac Mills during prime holiday shopping season and foundlots of close parking no crazy crowds great customer service at every single store a short line for a jolly, realistic SantaThis miracle brought celebrating and falalaling and joyous surprise to me and my family!Although I do the bulk of my Christmas shopping online, I like to take my children to a shopping mall at the holidays. There the kids can choose Read more...

Neighborhood Toy Store Day Saturday at Dawn Price Baby

 

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Free Fall Style Event Thursday Night with DC Style Factory

You need a women's night out. You know you do. How about a comped night out while you get to see firsthand how to wear fall's best trends and see the picks from DC's coolest boutique? DC Style Factory, Rosana Vollmerhausen's celebrated personal stylist service is hosting this fabulous, free, fall style event. I will be there and I would love you to join me as my personal guest. The location is the delish DC Noodles on U Street, providing eats and drinks. Featured boutiques include GoodWood, Betsy Read more...

South Moon Under National Harbor Style Event

The beautiful and oh-so-splendidly-stylish Maria Jose of Very Busy Mama is hosting a fabulous, free, fall fashion event. Saturday September 20, 2014 1-4pm at South Moon Under at National Harbor Maria and the fashion experts at South Moon Under are going to help us update our fall wardrobes. They are giving us an awesome 20 percent off our purchases, free visits at the Braid Bar and mini-makeovers to update our makeup. At 2pm Maria will take the floor and introduce you to a few friends Read more...

Saturday 9/20 Macy’s Wheaton Center Free Fashion Event & Live Performance by Jasmine Villegas

You may have heard of New York Fashion Week, but have you heard of Silver Spring Fashion Week? Me either, so I made it up. This week on A Parent in Silver Spring and A Parent in America, the posts will be full of style events, giveaways and fall fashion features. Head over to A Parent in America for an eShakti gift certificate giveaway, good to use to choose you own fashion pick on the site, and more fun throughout the week!Saturday Free Fashion Event at Wheaton Macy's This Saturday September Read more...