Fall Fun 2017


Looking for fun things to do to celebrate the fall season? Maybe something spooky? Check this list for ideas!

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


(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 […]

Review: Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream


The Dare to Dream presentation by Disney on Ice at the Eagle Bank Arena, produced by Feld Entertainment offers unbelievable props, special effects and choreography.  So unbelievable that the show actually left the ‘tomboy’ of our family awestruck at times. After encouraging the children to get involved in the show through audience interaction, they moved […]

PWC Farm Tour 2017


The annual Prince William County Farm Tour is so much fun! This free event is a great way to check out some of the amazing farms in Prince William County on September 23rd from 10am-4pm and September 24th from 12pm-4pm.  This year’s stops include: Evergreen Acres (organic produce, Christmas trees, pumpkins) Asbury United Methodist Church […]

The Velveteen Rabbit, Reborn at Hylton Performing Arts Center

Hylton Performing Arts Center Hylton Family Series The Velveteen Rabbit, Reborn Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.   The whole family will treasure this enchanting musical re-telling of a timeless storybook favorite, performed by the Emmy-nominated theater company, Pushcart Players. Don’t miss this enchanting story about the power of love and […]

Disney on Ice Dare to Dream Giveaway!


We’re so excited about Disney on Ice.  They always put on an amazing show! We’re even more excited to share that fun with you! Check out the coloring page below (you can print it off) for some fun to get you ready for the show, and while you’re here, enter to win tickets to see […]

Guest Post: 3 Systems for the Most Organized School Year

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Is this school year not starting off the way you planned? Let Darlene Illig help!

The Thing About Reviewing

Remember that one time that I didn’t have a good experience? I do! And not just because it was bad- but because some of you guys then think I’m a horrible person. Always my favorite. Oy the freak outs sometimes! My favorite response, I think, was the one from a small business owner telling me […]

Visit NOAA- Open House September 16th, 2017


Are your kids interested in weather? Then this is worth the drive!