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The Halloween WOD

Wednesday November 6, 2013
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The Halloween WOD

Geez, Halloween seems like a distant memory, but I wanted to record the fun we had at Crossfit Rubicon celebrating Halloween. This was the gym’s second annual Halloween WOD and Paleo Potluck. Last year, we had a great time and I had fun creating clever costumes:  Lady Gaga (in her meat dress) for me,...

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Ideas for Local Spring Break Fun

Friday March 22, 2013
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Ideas for Local Spring Break Fun

It’s Friday, school is out and the kids are officially on SPRING BREAK! We will be in town so I’ve been trying to come up with a plan to keep us busy and having fun.   Here’s some of what we have planned — maybe it will provide some inspiration or fun for your...

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Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights

Thursday January 3, 2013
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Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court  Vienna, VA 22182 703-255-3631 website Winter Walk of Lights Runs mid-November through the first weekend in January Cost: $13 adults, $8 kids (Ages 3-12) Operates nightly 5pm – 10pm (First entry 5:30pm, last timed entry 9:15pm) Our Review Every Christmas break, we try and squeeze in a...

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2012 Family Newsletter

Saturday December 29, 2012
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2012 Family Newsletter

I like to do a newsletter each year when I send out Christmas cards, but this year I didn’t get it done in time.  Instead, I’m offering this blog post as a web version.  So, in case you were wondering what we’ve been up to, here’s a year-in-review / family wrap-up for 2012.

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2012 Thanksgiving Recap

Wednesday November 28, 2012
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2012 Thanksgiving Recap

We had a wonderful, blessed, busy Thanksgiving weekend.   Here’s a not-so-brief rundown. The Thanksgiving break started with a piano recital.  It can be a chore to get them to practice, and one child claims she hates piano, but both kids did a great job and were proud of their performance, as were we....

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Happy Halloween!

Wednesday October 31, 2012
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Happy Halloween!

Sorry I haven’t gotten any posts out this week.   Sandy came through and while it was milder than expected (in our area), we lost power Monday eve. Sorry I don’t have menu plan this week — we will be eating frozen, now thawed whatever in the freezer… but here’s a little of what...

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Happy July!

Thursday July 5, 2012
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Happy July!

Wowsers, where have the days gone?  We lost power for about three days after the mega storm aka “derecho” blew through the DC area Friday night.   Thankfully the power is back on now and we are re-acclimating to summer normal.  Right now it means lots of camp and dive practices, but I should be...

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Easter Fun

Tuesday April 10, 2012
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Easter Fun

We had a wonderful Easter Sunday.   The kids were excited to come down and check out their Easter baskets. Note to self: do not wait til the day before Easter to shop for goodies.  Despite the slim pickins at Target, the kids were happy with what they got (play doh, noisemakers and Bey Blades...

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Life’s A Beach

Tuesday January 10, 2012
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Life’s A Beach

We had a great mini-vacay over the New Years Weekend with a trip down to the Outer Banks. We went with some friends and had a great time hanging out, enjoying unseasonably warm weather and ringing in the new year.  Here’s a few photo highlights. Sunset at the beach Running at the beach Enjoying...

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Christmas Wrap-Up

Tuesday January 3, 2012
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Christmas Wrap-Up

I am way too late in posting this (geez, where’d the year go?) but nonetheless I wanted to officially document on the blog what a great Christmas we had. I love everything about Christmas.  It’s more than just presents, it’s the birth of Jesus.  It’s also great family time. We do Christmas eve with...

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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