Last week’s buzz about Leesburg’s 4th place ranking on Money magazine’s best small towns list, and the video clip on why kids love Leesburg got me thinking. What do I love about living here? What do my kids love about living here? No place is perfect, but there are more than a few things I love about […]
February is a great time to make snowmen and drink hot chocolate start thinking about summer camp. Dulles Town Center is hosting a summer camp and activities fair on Saturday February 26 and Sunday February 27, 2011. It’s a perfect opportunity for those who wish to meet representatives from many local camps at once. If you […]
I wrote about these concerts in greater detail a couple years ago, but just wanted to remind you about them and post a link to this year’s schedule. The end up summer is sneaking up — only five more Wednesday evening concerts left. Enjoy!
8-4-2010 ETA — Blueberry season is long gone in Northern Virginia. Mark your calendars to start looking into local farms next May! Hooray! It is blueberry picking season again! We picked 10 pounds Saturday morning to restock our freezer and are still eating fresh berries by the handful. Everyone I know who visits seems to be […]
Now that we are fostering a dog I meet local families at adoption day each weekend and some have shared stories of recently losing a pet. I tear up when I hear them. Our wonderful vet is involved in a Pet Remembrance Candle Lighting Ceremony in Leesburg next week, and I offered to help get […]
Info about the upcoming Ashburn MOMS Clubs’ preschool forum is quickly spreading through various moms groups throughout the county. The announcement follows. The MOMS Clubs® of the Ashburn Area are pleased to present: Ashburn Preschool Forum Saturday, January 23, 2010 9:00am – 12:00pm The Mills Recreation Center 43895 Grottoes Drive in Ashburn Village Are you […]
I just received this email from Loudoun County and thought I would share. My kids have always loved stopping to watch the skateboarders at the Catoctin Skate Park in Leesburg and are hoping to skate with the big kids someday soon. Maybe your kids feel the same way? The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and […]
The annual Bluemont fair is coming up again this weekend (9−19 & 20). Here’s the scoop from two years ago. Please remember to check their website for this year’s details!
The Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg is holding its fall plant sale this week! I am a failure as a gardener, but the plants I bought at MTC’s spring plant sale held up better than the rest of my attempts. I have found the students, staff and volunteers working past plant sales to be courteous and […]