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Ren Fest: The Most Wonderful Medieval Time of the Year

If I had to name one event that was my absolute most favorite in the area, it would be the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Hands. Down. I love Ren Fest. Make that, love love LOVE it. No, I’m not one of … Continue reading

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The Kennedy Center is Playing it Cool

I didn’t waste any time getting over to the Kennedy Center for Nordic Cool 2013, the month-long festival celebrating the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland, and nearby islands. Many of the exhibits opened to the public yesterday, … Continue reading

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Huzzah for Ren Fest!

I love Ren Fest. But if you’ve been reading my blog long enough, you already knew that. Every fall, I express my fervor for the medieval time trip through dedicated posts and weekly recommendations to go during its seasonal run. … Continue reading

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The Art of Video Games (and Showing Your Kids How Cool You Are)

  It’s not very often these days that I can impress my kids. When your 6-year-old son giggles and asks, “Is that how you really dance?” you know your Cool Mom-ness is starting to dwindle.  But something occurred a few … Continue reading

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Outdoor & Indoor Play at Potomac Overlook Regional Park

  It’s a small blogging world around here.  And I experienced it firsthand on a visit to Potomac Overlook Regional Park in Arlington a couple of weeks ago.  I got the idea to go there from No Monsters in My … Continue reading

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