05.21.2016 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
Looking for family-friendly and budget-friendly fun in the city? Check out these five activities that your family and your wallet will love.
1 . Explore the National Zoo
The National Zoo is free to enter and is home to over 18,000 animals of over 300 different species from giant pandas to flamingos.
2. Hike through Rock Creek Park
Celebrate the 100th year of the National Park Service by exploring the 32 miles of trails in Rock Creek Park. If staying indoors is more your style, take your exploring mind to outer space on the ranger –led astronomy programs in ... Read More
03.16.2016 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Every year, the beautiful cherry blossoms line the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. Usually people flock to the nation’s capital towards the end of March/early April to see the spectacular sight, however this year it doesn’t look like we’ll have to wait that long. Due to the warmer temperatures, the trees are already starting to bloom. According to the Washington Post, they are now predicting that the trees will be in full blossom from March 18th through March 23rd. That is two weeks earlier than the dates they had originally predicted.
The annual ... Read More
02.13.2016 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Valentine's Day is here! No matter what your relationship status is, there are a lot of fun ways to celebrate the holiday. Check out the ideas below if you're looking for something new to do this Valentine's Day!
If you have a significant other:
- Create a memory: Valentine’s Day could be the perfect time to do something completely new with your partner. The thrill of thinking outside the box and being creative can increase your bond and create a shared special memory you'll have forever!
- Cook at home: Ditch waiting in line forever for a ... Read More
08.18.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
This year has marked several milestones for the NFL. In early April, Sarah Thomas became the NFL’s first full-time female employee as a referee. Just a few months later, Dr. Jen Welter made a splash on the scene after she was hired by the Cardinals to work with their linebackers.
And on Saturday, August 15, the two milestones united as the Cardinals vs. Chiefs pre-season game saw the first female coach and first female ref on the same field.
While both trailblazers have had their struggles on the road to success, they are immensely supported by their peers.
The ... Read More
08.14.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
In life we are always taught to "stand out" and "be ourselves." Yet, how do you make a difference while surrounded in a workplace by those with much of the same skillset and professionalism as you?
The DC Ladies have provided us with their 4 tips to help us shine every day!
Sounds pretty simple, but in the daily grind of life, sometimes you forget. Small things like saying please and thank you, holding the door for the person behind you, or greeting your coworkers when you see them in the hallway. You may think, “What does that ... Read More
08.13.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
On Saturday, August 8th the burgundy and gold collided with their rival, the blue and silver. However this wasn’t an NFL showdown of the Redskins and Cowboys, it was a championship match-up between the D.C. Divas and Dallas Elite of the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA).
The D.C. Divas stomped out the Dallas Elite for a WFA National Championship win, 30-26!
The Divas went a solid 12-0 this season! And each win was hard fought for.
The WFA is ... Read More
07.25.2015 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
It’s no secret that when the Washington Redskins Training Camp comes to town, it’s the greatest time to be in Richmond, VA! But after the very last player marches off of the field, where else can you go?
Check out some of Richmond’s greatest hidden treasures!:
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Perched upon nine acres of land, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was established in 1895. Today it houses a variety of different nature, flowers and insects. There are numerous free and entry fee events ranging from butterfly exhibits to water play weekends!
07.10.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
The Women of Washington are teaming up with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders (WRC) to bring you "Wedding Wisdom."
Follow the First Ladies of Football along their engangement journeys!
Meet WRC 3-Year Vet, Latasha!
How We Met:
One of my friends from church, who happened to also be his co-worker, introduced us. We meet in person on January 14, 2011 at one of his co-worker's parties. The party was dark and loud, so we decided to meet the following day for breakfast in Washington D.C. We quickly realized that we enjoyed talking to each other, especially on "G-chat" while ... Read More
07.09.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion Local Lifestyle
Redskins superfan, Ben Wimberly, made the ultimate tailgating item…his very own Redskins themed cornhole boards.
Cornhole has become one of the fastest growing trends surrounding fans of all sports. It can be played by both adults and kids. And what’s the best part about it? You can make your very own set!
There’s no better time than now to gear up for the season as Training Camp is opens in three weeks and our home opener against the Dolphins is right around the corner!
07.07.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
It’s been four years since the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) suffered a devastating loss to Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Championship. It was a hard fought game and if it wasn't for women's soccer legend and 4x USWNT player, Abby Wambach, the game would've never existed. Wambach was able to notch a header in the goal during overtime in the 2011 World Cup Semifinal against Brazil. To this day it still remains one of the greatest moments in Women's World Cup history.
Then came the Championship game against Japan ... Read More
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