Mother's Day isn't just another Hallmark holiday  Mother's Day for most brings about memories of making cards and other treats for your mother. Then as adults, we have memories of mad dashes online to find some sort of gift or...
Mother's Day is almost here! Are you ready? If not, we've got the inspiration you need. Here are some special Mother's Day gifts and treats from small businesses we love. Pro Tip: Don't forget a card! It's even better if...
I've been thinking more about how to celebrate the month of Ramadan during a pandemic. It's time for me to decide which traditions to keep and what might need to be different this year. Ramadan is about so much more...
As we ping-pong between the DMV’s “The Pollening” and “Actual Spring,” and as I wait with misplaced hope for the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms (which I probably won’t get to see in person again this year), I find myself...
Easter is almost here! Here are 5 very simple (not intimidating at all!) Easter arts and crafts ideas for little hands this Easter season. Take a look and, of course, edit things to use what you have at home....
Hoppity hoppity, Easter is on its way! One tradition our children look forward to is making and decorating our Easter Bunny Cake. My grandmother made this cake with my mom and her siblings, my mom with me and my...
Easter is almost here! Here are several fun ways to celebrate the Easter with Easter Bunny pictures, Easter egg hunts, and Easter experiences. Be sure to also check out our Cherry Blossom Festival Guide and 9 unique places to...
Mardi Gras is an annual celebration at our house. We share our Louisiana heritage and customs with friends in DC. We also partake in Mardi Gras celebrations around the District before traveling to the bayou for the real deal....
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Be sure to support your local Washington, DC area bakeries while you help spread the love! In our guide to the Best DC Area Bakeries and Cookie Shops, you will find treats for...
Do you have favorite photos or little treasures cluttered on your desk or in a drawer? Why not display them on your wall?! Let’s get creative and construct a memory wall filled with love bugs that will cherish special...
The Chinese New Year is right around the corner on Friday, February 12, 2021. It is the year of the Ox! This is a fun holiday to celebrate with family and here are some doable ways to do it...
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to order your little Valentine a special book to celebrate the holiday. Some of our very favorite moments are spent snuggled up reading a book. Reading together...
  With MLK day here, I'm gearing up for ways to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with my four-year-old son. We've talked about Dr. King before, but I think this will be the first year he'll understand how important...
Do you want to go outdoor ice skating this winter? Here are four options! Several other outdoor ice skating rinks are closed for the year due to the COVID pandemic. These locations require advanced timed tickets. If you are...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to...