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Pet Survey

We want to know all about your fine feathered or fur-covered friends!

FAMILY FEATURE

Give the Gift of Words with One Word Pearl

A dream helped Nicole Groeneweg take her talents as a Fairfax teacher to the page, authoring the children’s book, “One Word Pearl.”

FEATURES

7 Nutcracker Ballets in Northern Virginia for 2014

It’s not the holiday season until this classic tale takes the stage. Here are seven performances to can catch around Northern Virginia.

The Pennsylvania Trifecta

Take a weekend to focus on kids’ interests. Just a few hours away, Pennsylvania has three entertaining options that’ll have the children in awe, and you, learning something for yourself.

5 Things to Do with Kids in November

This Month’s Can’t-Miss Family Events.

Hit the Malls and Shopping Centers for Trick or Treating in Northern Virginia

Forget going door-to-door. Eight malls and shopping centers are offering trick-or-treating.

Get Scared in NoVA

Take a break from the hayrides and apple picking and tap into your sense of fear at one of these haunted spots for an entertaining and terrifying experience.

October’s Not-To-Miss Family Events

Five Family can’t-miss events happening this month.

New Spinosaurus Exhibit Brings Colossal Fun to the National Geographic Museum

The National Geographic Museum hosts an exhibit on a dinosaur big enough to take on the T-Rex.

SENIOR LIVING

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The Perfect Golf Date for Your Golf-Free Relationship

Planning a golf date when your partner isn’t into golf can be a challenge. Here’s what to look for, and where to go.

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Have Retirement, Will Travel

Today’s seniors are traveling to more exotic place than ever before.

Healthy Brain

A Healthy Mind

New study ranks Virginia 18th in brain health.

KIDS GEAR

Courtesy of Kohls.com

BOB Revolution SE Sport Stroller

Your running routine doesn’t have to stop just because you had a baby, take your baby with you.

Ingenuity™ InLighten Cradling Swing™

Ingenuity’s InLighten Cradling Swing™

Personalize your baby’s nap-time with the Ingenuity™ InLighten Cradling Swing™.

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Merry Muscles Baby Exerciser

Give your baby a leg up on her motor skills!

PET GEAR

Courtesy of Grandma Lucy's (10 lb bag of Grandma Lucy's venison dog food)

Natural dog food brand Grandma Lucy’s offers healthy pet options

Grandma Lucy’s has been making high-quality, meat-based dog food since 1999. With a variety of options, your dog will never get bored or go hungry.

PAMPERED PETS

Photo by Susan Schmitz/shutterstock.com.

A pair of Halloween Events for Furry Friends

No tricks involved—treat your dog this Halloween at these local events held especially to entertain your tail-wagging pal and you.

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Senior Living: Ready, Set, Live

New year, new goal: a fun, never-a-dull-moment retirement that offers lots of amenities, convenience and more. Embrace the best that life has to offer at one of Northern Virginia’s senior living communities.