Christmas/Holiday 2017

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Looking for fun holiday ideas in Prince William County? We’ve got that.

ICE at Gaylord National 2017

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As always, Gaylord National has put on an amazing display with their Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ICE! 2017! If you have never visited ICE! before, the amazing ice sculptures are definitely something to be seen! Artisans carve more than two million pounds of colored ice into the year’s theme, with this year being all about […]

Guest Post: Winter Tea with Poetry

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Tea with poetry is a great way to expose your children to poetry and encourage a lifestyle rich with reading. It is a way to make language fun and comfortable.  We include tea with poetry a few times a month in my homeschool, but this is definitely not just a homeschool activity. I like to have a theme for tea […]

Christmas Basket Of Awesome Giveaway 2017

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We’re so excited to give away some fantastic prizes, as well as to give you some great ideas on what to get your kids this holiday season!

Upcoming Events at Leesylvania State Park

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Leesylvania State Park has lots of fun events for your family coming up! Here’s a few of their offerings. Homeschool Fridays 11:00am-12:00pm Nov. 17th Dec. 15th Jan. 26th Feb. 23rd Mar. 23rd April 27th May 25th. Join the fun with a ranger for an outdoor learning experience once a month. During these sessions, children will […]

My Father’s Dragon at HPAC

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Hylton Performing Arts Center Hylton Family Series My Father’s Dragon Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. How does nine-year-old Elmer Elevator rescue a baby dragon held captive on Wild Island? With pluck, chewing gum, lollipop sticks, and rubber bands, of course! This charming book, brought to life by Enchantment Theatre Company, […]

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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Holidays can be really confusing.  It’s hard to keep your eyes on the prize for getting Halloween done when the stores have already switched over to Christmas.  If you woke up this morning and thought “Wait, it’s October 31st???” don’t worry, because together, we are going to pull this Halloween together. Once you know where […]

Review: Melisa Pasero Photography

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I love family pictures.  I actually hate getting my picture taken (shocker: I still look like me), but after getting my cancer diagnosis I realized how precious pictures with my kids are.  I’m going to stop explaining there so no one starts crying (like me). Ahem. Melisa Pasero Photography contacted me about doing pictures for […]

Daddy-Daughter Halloween Dance

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Join Virginia National Ballet for a Daddy-Daughter (grandpa/uncle/special adult in your child’s life) dance! $40 per couple and $10 per additional daughter.  Daddy-Daughter costume contest, buffet dinner, and dancing! What a fun, memorable night!

Guest Post: Fields of Fear at Cox Farms

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(As I mentioned to you guys on Facebook, I HATE being scared, but I get lots of questions about Fields of Fear, so I outsourced to a teenaged friend of our family, Mr. Andrew Suess.  Thanks Andrew!)                           Fear-not the Farm:My Experience with Fields of Fear Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Fields […]

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