The 7 Best Splash Pads in DC and Northern Virginia

The summer weather is finally here! I swear we went from 30 degree days to 90 degree days overnight. One of our favorite ways to spend the warm days is by visiting splash pads. Not only is it a lot of fun for the whole family, but it’s also free! We have so many in Northern Virginia and DC so…

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The 5 Cutest Toddler Boy Swim Suits for Summer

We are barely into summer and I am already realizing Aiden does not have enough swim suits. Most of our days are spent in the pool, sprinkler, or splash pad so basically he lives in his swimwear. I thought I would round-up the five cutest toddler boy swim suits for summer. Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. This means if…

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How to Make the Perfect Sous Vide Summer Ice Coffee Recipe

Ever since we welcomed Aiden into our lives, Dan and I have been running on coffee. Of course, it’s not practical to run out to the coffee shop every day so we (mostly he) have been experimenting with different coffee recipes and techniques to find the best coffee. Dan received a precision cooker for Christmas and decided to try making…

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Indoor Toddler Fun: Monkey Joe’s Review

Dan first found Monkey Joe’s during one of my business trips. He usually finds interesting places and then if they are fun, we go back to them. When I looked it up online I wasn’t sure, but Dan encouraged me to give it a try because Aiden had a lot of fun.  I am glad I did. Monkey Joe’s was…

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Fun Spring Adventure Strawberry Picking With a Toddler

One thing I love about Northern Virginia is the variety of activities we have available. To the west, we have lots of country farms and mountains and to the east, we have a major city. We make it a point to expose Aiden to all these different areas. One of our favorite (almost) year-round activities is fruit picking. Last week…

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