River Farm

River Farm is the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 landscaped acres overlooking the Potomac river, it is an idyllic escape within the Washington, D.C. area. The picturesque property is also home to a Children’s Garden.   Entry to the property is FREE. It comprises a variety of themed gardens designed to stimulate children’s interest in plants and nature. It offers a … Continue reading River Farm

Favorite Things

Looking for gift ideas or just looking for items that may be useful when out exploring? Here are a few of our favorite things! Favorite Things On the go: CamelBak Water Bottles. The kids leak proof, easy to use bottles come with an amazing warranty, simply contact them if you need any replacement parts and they will send them right away! G has recently started using … Continue reading Favorite Things

Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

  Holly’s Tacky Christmas Lights provides an up to date, rated list to the best lights in town. The site provides a comprehensive list of addresses, maps, dates the lights will be on, and much more. This is our go to list when we are ready to ride around and look at lights! Our kids favorites… 2507 Fairview Drive, Alexandria 22306 takes the #1 spot … Continue reading Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

Tree Lighting Ceremonies

National Harbor, November 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm. This day-long ceremony features photos with Santa from 12 pm-2 pm, holiday music, at 4:45 pm you can watch a holiday movie “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” and at 5:30 pm the tree lighting and fireworks will take place. Tyson’s Corner, November 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Join Tysons Corner Center, Lance Bass from *NSYNC, 97.1- WASH-FM’s Chili & Toby, … Continue reading Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Ice Skating

  Pentagon Row Outdoor Ice Skating, $FEE, the largest outdoor ice skating rink in NOVA, open late October until mid March, they have penguins available if kids need assistance. National Gallery of Art Ice Rink, $FEE, open November 16, 2018-March 10, 2019 Washington Harbour Ice Rink, $FEE, open mid November-mid March. DC Wharf Ice Rink, $FEE, Electronic payments only. The wharf ice rink is a … Continue reading Ice Skating