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All Play this Labor Day Weekend

Forget what the calendar says.  If back-to-school didn’t bring about the mental end of the season, this weekend certainly will. But the upside is that we have three glorious days to squeeze the last bit of juice out of summer.  … Continue reading

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Keep Your Cool this Weekend

Yowza, it’s hot out!  And it’s going to continue into the weekend, with chances of storms to boot. Here’s where you can stay cool and dry, along with a few suggestions for outdoor recreation if you dare brave the heat … Continue reading

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Joys of Summer

Flip flops, check. Bathing suit, check. White pants…hmm, maybe not the best idea with small children around. But you probably know where I’m going with this: It’s summer! Okay, so we still have a few weeks until the earth’s north-south … Continue reading

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The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids

Today’s superb weather inspired me to put together a list of places that are made for beautiful days like this. Most of these locales have been recommended before, but never in one easy go-to list.  Certainly, there are many more, … Continue reading

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Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms

Taking the family to the National Mall to see some pretty flowers sounds easy enough. If only it actually was.  The cherry blossom peak is one of the best times to visit DC – the city is at it’s most … Continue reading

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