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  • How This Australian Female Former Athlete is Getting Girls to Play Football

    03.09.2015 / Blog Posts Community

    Seen on espnW.com by Sarah Spain

    Former Australian Rules Football player Chyloe Kurdas doesn't consider herself a rebel. She just wants to change the world.

    Kurdas was drawn to ARF -- a physical, contact sport that's a bit like rugby and football -- at a young age, playing with the boys at recess and honing her kicking skills after school with a boy in her neighborhood. When she was growing up, it was almost unheard of for girls to want to play ARF, though.

    "I'm really connected to addressing inequalities wherever they might be -- gender, race, sexuality," says ... Read More

  • OrthoVirginia Presents: Backpack Safety Tips

    03.08.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    This post is brought to you by OrthoVirginia 

    Backpacks are a popular and practical way for children and teenagers to carry schoolbooks and supplies. They are designed to distribute the weight of the load among some of the body's strongest muscles. When used correctly, backpacks can be a good way to carry the necessities of the school day. Here are some tips to keep in mind when using a backpack. 

    Wear both straps

    Use of one strap causes one side of the body to bear the weight of the backpack. By wearing two shoulder straps, the weight of the ... Read More

  • Celebrate Women’s History Month in Washington DC!

    03.07.2015 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle

    Every March, the country celebrates Women’s History Month and promotes the awareness of the accomplishments of women throughout American history. All month long we will bring you the facts and history on our beloved kind. We will honor those who paved the way for us and encourage those who are paving the way for the next generation. Washington, DC is the home to the important sites that are dedicated to preserving and honoring the contributions of women. 

    Check out some of these historical sites and activities:

    National Museum of Women In the Arts
    1250 New York Ave. N.W ... Read More

  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt

    03.06.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Workout in style with this Ladies Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt!

    This team colored t-shirt features a vertical team name and logo stacked with Nike Warpspeed pattern. This Warpspeed t-shirt is made complete by featuring the trademark Nike Swoosh on the left sleeve. 

    Item: Ladies Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt

    WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL148

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THIS DEAL!

    Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion Read More

  • 10 Clever Ways to Use Mason Jars

    03.05.2015 / Blog Posts

    Crafty folks from all around have taken the use of a Mason jar to a whole new level. People are no longer using these jars to store Grandma’s secret jelly recipe or food contents! Now, with a little creativity and a few supplies, the uses of Mason jars are limitless. We decided to gather our top 10 favorite Mason jar crafts. Let us know what you think!

    1. Individual Lemon Meringue Pie Cups- Get creative and decorate your party treats with this mini pie cup idea. 

    (via Cup of Sugar Pinch of Salt)

     

    2. Mason jar Salads: Mason Jars ... Read More

  • 3 Easy & Free Tips for Better Digestion Today

    03.04.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Courtesy of the DC Ladies

    Do you suffer from low immunity, joint pain, brain fog, mood issues, cravings or an autoimmune disease? All of these health issues are related to poor gut function. Great health begins in the digestive tract. You can be eating all organic foods, leafy greens and pastured meats, but if the digestive system isn’t able to fully digest, assimilate, and excrete your meals, you won’t come close to reaching your potential.

    Our digestive system is working overtime to break down food into building blocks for energy, and turns some of it into various substances ... Read More

  • High School Girls Tackle Mental Illness

    03.03.2015 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle

    Powder Puff Football between Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley Raises $1,191 

    Purcellville, VA – When most people think of high school powder puff football games, they think of high school girls wearing war paint on their faces, sporting their school colors, and participating in fun rally chants on the sidelines – all in good friendly, comradery leading up to Homecoming celebrations.  However, on November 5, 2014, the young ladies from Woodgrove High School and Loudoun Valley High School changed the game.  They wanted this opportunity to count by helping a nonprofit that addresses an issue that hits home for many people – mental ... Read More

  • PEOPLE Presents: Redskins Celeb Fan Bill Rancic Talks Family

    03.02.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle

    Celebrity Redskins fan Giuliana Rancic and her husband, Bill, are proud parents!

    We're proud of their son, Duke, too with that shirt he's sporting! 

    Seen on PEOPLE.com

    At just 2½ years old, Duke is already hitting some big milestones: The tyke speaks not just one, but three different languages. “He can count to 10 in Spanish, which is pretty awesome,” the reality star tells PEOPLE of his son with Giuliana Rancic.

    “And Giuliana’s teaching him Italian,” he adds. “It’s great! He’s a sponge.”

    Of course, the 43-year-old dad is especially excited to see his ... Read More

  • Happy National Peanut Butter Lover's Day!

    03.01.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes

    Today is a sticky day. National Peanut Butter Lover's Day salutes America's favorite sandwich spread. PB&J is a crowd favorite but Mid-Atlantic Dairy brings you a new way to enjoy peanut butter.

    Take note of this Chocolate Peanut Butter Milksicle recipe: 

     

    Ingredients:

    1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat chocolate milk
    1/3 cup sugar
    1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    2 TBSP cornstarch
    1/4 cup reduced fat creamy peanut butter
    4 (6 ounce) plastic or paper cups
    4 popsicle sticks

    Directions:

    Combine sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a medium saucepan and gradually whisk in milk. Place ... Read More

  • The DC Ladies: Being an Adult is Exhausting

    02.28.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle

    There’s a lot that goes into the daily workings of being an adult.  Not only are we working our butts off, but we are trying to learn and grow and have fun too.  Its’ easy to get tired!

    There are an awful lot of things that you do when you are an adult.  (Let me be clear, I personally want to do all of these things, because the other option is moving back in with my mother, and let’s be honest, that’s not an option!)  But let’s be honest, it’s exhausting!

    Just to name a ... Read More

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