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Fun at Camp Straight Street

Saturday July 31, 2010
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Fun at Camp Straight Street

This past week, I had my kids enrolled at “Camp Straight Street“, a day camp run by Cherrydale Baptist Church.  I’m familiar with the church since I’m involved in their mom’s group so I was excited to see them offering this program this year.  I was looking for an all day camp to give...

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Camping at Buggs Island, VA

Tuesday July 27, 2010
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Camping at Buggs Island, VA

After relaxing for a week with the Grands, it was time to head out for our annual “Fun Fest” camping trip to Buggs Island, aka John Kerr Lake Resevoir.  Buggs Island is Virginia’s largest lake, with over 50,000 acres of fresh water and 800+ miles of shoreline.  It’s owned and maintained by the Army...

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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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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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My new favorite tree farm

Saturday December 12, 2009
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My new favorite tree farm

I love getting a live Christmas tree and love the idea of going to a cut-your-own tree farm and hand selecting the perfect tree.  However, I have a particular idea about what the perfect tree should look like, and it’s typically not found at any of the tree farms in our area.   I have...

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The PYO Pottery Party in Review

Monday November 30, 2009
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The PYO Pottery Party in Review

Wendy turned six a little before Thanksgiving, and to celebrate, we had a birthday party for her and some kindergarten friends at a local Paint-Your-Own Pottery place.  In years past, I have done elaborate themed parties, both at home and in rented spaces, and I was ready to take it down a notch.   The...

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Fun at the ice rink that doesn’t require skates

Saturday October 3, 2009
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Fun at the ice rink that doesn’t require skates

The other day, I had a free morning with Adam.  With nothing else planned, I decided to drive over to the Kettler Ice Rink to scope it out as a potential birthday party venue.   The Kettler Capital Iceplex, which, in case you didn’t know, is home to Washington Capitals.  They play their home games...

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Things I Love Thursdays: Jason’s Deli

Thursday August 27, 2009
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Things I Love Thursdays:  Jason’s Deli

Believe it or not, Chick Fil-A is not the *only* place we’ve been spending money this summer (we’ve been eating out for lunch more frequently than we should).   Another place I love to to take the kids is Jason’s Deli. Here’s what I love about Jason’s Deli: Location They may not be close to...

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Fun at Fairfax Corner

Sunday August 23, 2009
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Fun at Fairfax Corner

We finally made it out to Fairfax Corner a couple of Wednesdays ago to check out their “Little Tots Summer Fun Series“.    FC is a relatively new development in Fairfax County that has lots of shops, a big fancy movie theater and some great restaurants.  It has a plaza out in front of the...

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