Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest 2017


I have to start with something of an apology on this post.  When I was in elementary school, I remember doing something for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day every year- but that was because I went to his namesake elementary school and our principal organized a program each January.  I remember lining up boy-girl-boy-girl and […]

Field Trip to the Bureau of Printing and Engraving


We were able to head in to DC a few weeks back for a field trip to the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.  While it wasn’t my favorite field trip we’ve ever been on- it was an interesting and QUICK informational tour.  I think that it would be a perfect first field trip in DC- […]

Review: Bud, Not Buddy


With a play based on a book this good, how can you go wrong?

Featured Organization: For Children’s Sake of Virginia


Learn about how to become a therapeutic foster parent in Prince William County!

Cinnamon Bun Breakfast Casserole


Two weeks ago, I had a Christmas Party for my 6th Grade Sunday School class.  I had every intention of making cinnamon rolls for them to munch on while we watched a movie, but I ran out of time Sunday morning because we had hockey and I was also teaching in my adult class and […]

Monster Jam is Coming!

Monster Jam - Indianapolis, IN
Lucas Oil Stadium

Photo: Ross Dettman

Guest Post: New Year’s Resolution- Plan Your Estate!


I love a good set of New Year’s Resolutions. New Year’s Day might be my favorite holiday of the year – all about fresh starts, new goals, big plans! I like to think of a single word that will be my Theme for the Year. 2013’s theme was “health” – I wanted to get back […]

New Year’s Eve Around Prince William County


Looking for ideas for New Year’s Eve you can enjoy with your kids? Just south of PWC check out Cavalier Skate Center’s All Night Skate. For $20 plus a 2 dollar skate rental, enjoy games, prizes, and a balloon drop from 7pm-7am. In Manassas, Skate N Fun Zone also offers a NYE Skate.  Theirs is […]

Try Lacrosse Day 2017


We LOVE lacrosse.  This fun, physical game, is great cross training for kids that play hockey, is a nice change of pace from soccer, and has both boys and girls club options.  The one downside to lacrosse is that you have to register WICKED EARLY.  Like now.  Like, when the snow is on the ground. […]

Recycle Your Holiday Greenery


Want to know how to properly recycle/compost/dispose of your holiday greenery in Prince William County now that it’s starting to turn brown? We’ve got your evergreens covered!

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