The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Food Lion.   If you struggle with finding new, budget-friendly recipes that have great flavors, yet are appealing to each family member’s palate, you’re not alone! It’s easy to get in a recipe rut, and I’m always on the look-out for simple recipes to try out […]... read more


Two years ago I created my family’s Christmas cards on and loved how they turned out! I admittedly, already feel like I’m a little bit behind with my 2014 holiday cards — errr, haven’t made them yet! — but can’t wait to jump on this over the weekend and create some beautiful family photo […]... read more


Disney On Ice presents Frozen is coming to the Patriot Center in late October! Get ready to join Elsa, Anna, Olaf and your other favorite Frozen characters here in Northern Virginia at the Patriot Center, October 22 – 27! You’ll be whisked away to the magical land of Arendelle and get to enjoy beautifully choreographed skating, amazing production numbers, […]... read more


Get excited… the circus is coming to town! The Big Apple Circus will kick off their 37th season with a fun new, show coming to the DC area. The world premier of “Metamorphosis” will be at Dulles Town Center here in Sterling, VA later this month! Event: Big Apple Circus presents Metamorphosis Location: Dulles Town Center, […]... read more

I’m excited to share a fun, summer contest by The Dandelion Patch, a fine stationery and gift store here in the greater Washington DC area! Are you planning a summer vacation? Do you love SCOUT bags? Then this contest is for you! Where in the world is the ‘Patch Bag’ going this summer? Capture a moment […]... read more


I’m excited to share a fun, family event for Operation Kind Kids, coming up next Sat. May 31st in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of DC. *Keep reading for a chance to win free museum admission on the day of this event!*... read more


The Greatest Show on Earth is coming to the Washington, DC metro area with its latest show: Ringing Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present Built To Amaze! *Keep reading for a FUN GIVEAWAY* You can catch the show at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA from April 9th – 20th, 2014 and at the Baltimore Arena from […]... read more


Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic! is coming to the Verizon Center next month! Get ready to join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, the beloved Disney Princesses and more here in our nation’s Capital at the Verizon Center, February 12-17! This delightful production has entertained more than 135 million guests worldwide to date!  Join the […]... read more


Grab your tiaras and doubloons, Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure is coming to the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia next month! Plus keep reading for a fun ticket giveaway!... read more


If you’re looking for some fun, family-friendly holiday events in Northern Virginia this week or next, be sure to check out the Bull Run Festival of Lights and Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights! Keep reading for a fun, flash giveaway! Check out two of the biggest and brightest holiday light shows in Northern Virginia. The Bull […]... read more