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Want a night out but need some ideas? Check these out!

September 18, 2015

So you managed to get a baby sitter for the night, or the spouse agreed to stay at home while you get some adult time with your friends. What’s next? Dinner, drinks or a movie? Take a break from the usual and try something new. We have gathered some unique ideas to make it a fun break from the routine. Try one of these out and let us know what you think in the comments below! Continue Reading…

Business, Farms and Wineries, Free and Cheap

Kid Friendly Wineries in Virginia

September 12, 2015
kid friendly wineries

The rolling landscape of Northern Virginia offers a perfect site for many wineries and produces fine examples of every kind of wine. Many of us look forward to spending a day savoring the different tastes. But wine tasting doesn’t have to be an adult outing only. A few wineries in Northern Virginia are ideal for families and are pet friendly also. Check out our list below to see what some of these tasting rooms can offer to keep the whole family entertained. Continue Reading…


Is It Worth It? Harris Teeter Express Lane Online Shopping

August 29, 2015
Harris Teeter Express Lane Online Grocery Shopping

ht-logoI have been using Harris Teeter’s Express Lane Online Shopping pickup service for several months now, and I will never go back to doing my weekly shopping routine in-store (yes, it is COMPLETELY worth it and NOT expensive for even a nonexistent budget – and I’ll explain why below). But, it could be better. Like most things the experience is only as good as the people running it, and I’ve experienced both extremes.

For the purpose of this review, the grocery store that I use is Stone Ridge’s Harris Teeter in Aldie, just outside South Riding and Chantilly. Each Harris Teeter has a similar setup, which includes a dedicated “Express Lane” directly in front of the building with a push button call box. Continue Reading…