Bake for Good: Get Kids Involved in Service Learning

This is a sponsored post. As a mom, I'm always looking for easy ways to incorporate service learning and giving back locally with my kids. Finding a meaningful, yet kid-friendly, social good project is so important. King Arthur Flour's Bake for Good program and their local partnership with the City of Gaithersburg fits the bill. King Arthur Flour has teamed up with the City of Gaithersburg for their Hunger Awareness Month initiatives to fight local food insecurity. King Arthur Flour is Read more...

ZooAmerica Family Events and Hersheypark Lowest Ticket Price

  ZooAmerica in Hershey, PA Rocks Our DC area families loves a trip to nearby Hershey, Pennsylvania, "The Sweetest Place on Earth.  One of our favorite places to visit in Hershey is ZooAmerica, an accredited zoo committed to the conservation of North American wildlife and habitats. ZooAmerica is open all of March through the end of the year, and is just waiting for you to visit! They also have launched new programs this month especially for younger children.  Mommy & Me Read more...

Winter Wonder Bus Makes ZooLights and DC Outings Fun for Families

The holiday season is such a special time to head into DC, and the DC Circulator’s Winter Wonder Busmakes it even more fun with the family!

The DC Circulator’s Winter Wonder Bus is having its second annual run and is quickly becoming a local holiday tradition. This year, DC Circulator is sponsoring a seasonal shuttle from the Woodley Park Metro Station to the Smithsonian National Zoo for ZooLights, featuring the Winter Wonder Bus. You can ride this holiday express from 5-10 p.m. on Fridays, Read more...

Voice Lessons at Guitar Center Review

Charlie and Eve's voice lessons at Guitar Center have being going great!

As I wrote about earlier, my two oldest children children are participating in summer musicals and so we have turned to Guitar Center's voice lesson offerings. (This is thanks to an opportunity with The Motherhood Inc. to write about Guitar Center's lesson offerings.)

Charlie and Eve have both been receiving individual half-hour voice lessons at the downtown Silver Spring Guitar Center location. Until hearing from Read more...

All-American SummerFest Vacation at Gaylord National Resort

An awesome family vacation that feels summery, special and all-American is available to you all summer long, thanks to Gaylord National Resort's SummerFest, An All-American Celebration. Enjoy iconic activities and a memorable getaway that your family will love...without a long battle with traffic!

Gaylord National's SummerFest has an overnight package especially for families, the SummerFest Family Escape. This package includes

One night accommodations at Gaylord National Resort and access Read more...

See the Butterflies at Wings of Fancy at Brookside Gardens

Wings of Fancy is open at Brookside Gardens!
Our family favorite spring and summer tradition is a visit to Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit at Brookside Gardens at Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Maryland.  This will be our family's 15th year visiting the blue morphos and monarchs and more.

Wings of Fancy allows you and your children the awesome experience of being able to walk amongst live butterflies from all over the world. Although you cannot touch the gorgeous Read more...

Voice Lessons at Guitar Center: Tween and Teen Musical Discovery This Summer

This summer, my two oldest children children are venturing into the world of musical theatre summer camps. Charlie (14) and Eve (12) will be participating in musical productions for the first time, and as a parent, I am looking forward to seeing their confidence grow. I am also delighted at the prospect of the fun they will have and the new friends they will make.

Of course, a key element in my kids' summer camp activities will be performance singing, and while they are excited, they are also Read more...

Alice in Wonderland Ballet for Kids March 17 and 18

My family and I adore the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's performances for families, and next weekend there are four amazing times you can catch this spring's fairytale ballet, Alice in Wonderland!
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre presents a different full-length ballet each spring, and this year children can watch curious young Alice’s adventures with mischievous and comical characters such as the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Duchess, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Caterpillar, the Read more...

Cleanse Your Closet (and Learn How to Consign!) Wed. January 24

Cleanse Your Closet with Rachel Rosenthal of Rachel and Company and The RealReal
Wednesday, January 24 



1800 Wyoming Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20009

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to get more organized? Join my favorite local organizing expert Rachel Rosenthal for an intimate workshop where she'll provide her tried-and-true organizing tips, with an emphasis on clearing out your closet to live your best-looking, most fashionable life.

You will not only