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Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating

Winter sports are lots of fun — just ask any kid who’s just scored the winning goal during an ice-hockey game or finished sledding to the bottom of a giant hill.But when you’re sitting on that sled, getting ready to ski, or doing a figure-eight on the pond...

What to Add To Your Diet, To Subtract Weight

After weeks of heavy holiday meals, sugary cookies and festive cocktail parties, most of us are trying to clean up our eating. And that usually involves cutting out things, from fried foods to dairy. Sometimes, though, being too strict can backfire, causing us to...

Cub Run Recenter – Chantilly, VA

As summer starts, I looked into joining our community pool. The price was more than I wanted to spend for 3 months, knowing we wouldn’t go every day.     Have you been to the Cub Run ReCenter? It is part of the Fairfax County Parks & Rec and it has...

From Wall Street to Art Galleries: One Mom’s Transition

Artist Katie Ré Scheidt traded in a 12-year career on Wall Street, to focus on her abstract expressionist, portraiture and nude works that she creates in her Litchfield County, Connecticut-based studio. We’re always fascinated by second (or third) acts of talented...

Favorite Fairfax County Playgrounds and Parks

Looking for a new playground to try out? Here is a very short list of some amazing playgrounds in the area : Chessie’s Big Backyard at Lee District, Alexandria- Built for the community by the Fairfax County Park Foundation, this playground offers three different...

Farmers Markets in Fairfax County

It’s that time of year. Spring is here, Summer is coming, and there are Farmers Markets everywhere! No better way to spend a morning!   Fairfax County offers multiple markets in the area, some even year round.     Follow the link for the Entire...

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