Posts Tagged ‘ outings ’

Cox Farms

Saturday October 2, 2010
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Cox Farms

I had planned on taking the kids to Cox Farms this week, because I purchased a Groupon, that was good for this week only.  The idea was to go Wednesday afternoon with a friend, after early release, but the weather didn’t cooperate.  So then we revised our plans, and decided to surprise the kids...

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A Day at the Zoo

Tuesday September 21, 2010
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A Day at the Zoo

Last week, Adam and I visited the zoo, with my friend and her one year old. We always park in the lower lot, “D” and head “up the hill”.  Our first stop was the Prairie Dog exhibit, where Adam had fun exploring the tunnels. Then we moved on to the big cats. ...

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Taking a Trip to Trashy Town

Saturday August 28, 2010
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Taking a Trip to Trashy Town

Montgomery County Recycling Center 16105 Frederick Rd Derwood, MD 20855 (Map) County Website On Wednesday, a friend and I decided to take the kids to “Trashy Town” aka the Montgomery County Recycling Center.  Earlier in the summer, I read that you can take tours of the recycling center and I thought this would be...

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Homestead Farm is Peachy Keen

Tuesday August 17, 2010
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Homestead Farm is Peachy Keen

Homestead Farm 15604 Sugarland Rd. Poolesville, MD 20837 Recorded Message: 301-977-3761 http://www.homestead-farm.net/ HomesteadFarmEmail@gmail.com Saturday morning, we made another visit to Homestead Farm to pick some peaches.  I love that Homestead is 20 miles outside the Beltway and only takes us about 35-40 minutes to get there. First we had to get some obligatory pictures…...

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The Flying Circus Air Show

Thursday July 15, 2010
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The Flying Circus Air Show

Last Sunday, we made a date to meet up with old friends and check out the Flying Circus Air Show in Bealetown, VA.  Since our group is scattered across Northern Va, Fredericksburg and Culpeper, the aerodrome, which is 14 miles south of Warrenton, was the perfect location for a rendez-vous.  It took us a...

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Eat Mor Chikin!

Friday July 9, 2010
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Eat Mor Chikin!

It’s not too late to get your cow on! Today is “Cow Appreciation Day” and if  you show up to your local Chick-Fil-A dressed up as a cow, you get a free meal! We went for lunch and met up with Aunt M & Cousin O.  We used the free starter kit, provided by...

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National Building Museum

Tuesday July 6, 2010
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National Building Museum

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001 202.272.2448 | Red Line Metro, Judiciary Square Free admission | Hours: Mon – Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 11 am – 5 pm http://www.nbm.org What I Loved: interesting architecture, fun place to explore, great (enclosed) kids play room, Worth Noting: free, but...

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A Dutch Wonderful Vacation

Tuesday June 29, 2010
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A Dutch Wonderful Vacation

Usually, we do a big backyard party for Sam’s birthday each June.  I tend to go all out (see the Race Car, Frog, and Construction parties for example) and this year, I just wasn’t feeling it.  I didn’t have the energy to do the big birthday ‘do so I decided to make a deal...

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2010 Summer To Do List

Tuesday June 15, 2010
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2010 Summer To Do List

I think the key to not only surviving summer, but enjoying it is to have a plan.  Before summer arrives, I think of all these fun things I want to do with the kids during the summer, but if I don’t sit down and plan them out, they will never happen.  Even worse, on...

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The Need for Speed

Saturday June 12, 2010
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The Need for Speed

The Air Force Cycling Classic is going on this weekend in Arlington.   It features Amateur and Professional races on Saturday, and a non-competitive ride and more races on Sunday.  It also has free races for kids both days. When Mike & I saw the bit about kid races, we knew we wanted to get...

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