Fun this Weekend! May 25-26

  What do YOU do to welcome summer?  Aside from the obvious switch from indoor to outdoor activities, around this time every year I switch from bourbon to gin, and from hot coffee to cold coffee.  Who’s with me?  With three whole days to welcome summer, we should have plenty of time to fit it

Fun This Weekend! May 19/20

  May is flying by, like it always does, but, as always, there are tons of fun things to do!   From the big and flashy festivals to the small and quirky shindigs, there are countless ways to experience  the many (many!) talents in this town:   Taste of Arlington Taste of Arlington claims to be

Fun this Weekend (May 12/13)

    IMHO some of the most fun weekends include some sort of healthy activity or community service coupled with less wholesome indulgences to round things out… and if you can squeeze in a side trip to DC, it’s even better!  This weekend, consider: The 20th Annual Raider Run Who’s doing the Raider Run?  This

Fun this Weekend! (May 5/6)

  It’s time for the weekend and it couldn’t be any more welcome!  Whether you’re headed out for something special or going about your regular business in the suburbs, consider one of these fun ways to make your weekend  a little more special:   Social Burger in Vienna Now that there are so many Five

Fun this Weekend! (April 28/29)

  Don’t you just love living in this area? There are literally endless options for fun ways to spend time with friends and family in the suburbs and downtown.  This week’s picks include:   Fairfax Inn Restaurant Do you know about the old school Fairfax Inn Restaurant in the medical offices at the top of

Fun this Weekend! (April 21/22)

  Hey are you ready for a Festival?  This weekend is CHOCK FULL of festival choices! Check these out….   Filmfest DC Washington DC’s oldest film festival showcases a wide range of films from around the globe including features, documentaries, comedies, shorts and award winners. This 11-day annual festival includes 70 feature premieres, restored classics

Fun this Weekend! (April 14/15)

  Are you looking forward to the weekend? Finally a big dose of spring and it couldn’t be more welcome!   Heading into this weekend, I’m sharing a few fun ideas that hit close to home (for me anyway!)… Tupelo Honey I’m headed down to Chapel Hill this weekend… can’t wait to get some home cooking!

Fun this Weekend! (April 7/8)

  All right we’re ready for spring but it’s not quite ready for us!  While we’re waiting for warmer days, we can comfort ourselves with reliable favorites: warm food, shopping and puppies!   Hot Soup Daikaya Hot soup with fresh noodles and umami-ish toppings seems like a good call… Are you one of those people

Buying a 1950’s Home: Asbestos

When you buy a 1950’s home, there is a good chance that there either is or was some type of asbestos flooring or siding. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that had thousands of uses in home and industry in the post WW2 building boom.  Unfortunately, asbestos was linked to cancer and lung diseases in