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
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
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
02.12.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
The New Year equals new professional goals. As you start thinking about the career moves you hope to make in 2015, it’s helpful to reference advice from über-successful leaders who’ve navigated their way to the tops of their companies.
Fortune compiled a list of tips from some of the prominent women who spoke at its various "Fortune Most Powerful Women" events in 2014—and their wisdom will undoubtedly help guide you as you search for your next big gig.
Be open about your identity
President and CEO, Sam’s Club
“First and foremost, I love ... Read More
02.10.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
By: Julie Donaldson
Anchor, Comcast SportsNet Central
If you are like me, then right about now you are wondering what to do without football??? How in the world do you spend your Sunday, Monday, AND Thursday nights? For me, there's even more. What do I do without all the Football shows leading up to the games and following them? What do I get excited about? How will I survive without all my analysts that have become my friends?
There is always a bit of a let-down when the season comes to an end and we go through a transition ... Read More
02.09.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Brought to you by The DC Ladies
Looking for great gift ideas for your Valentine? Want to save the world too? We’ve got a few recommendations that are eco-friendly and sure to put a smile on your valentine’s face!
You can NEVER go wrong with Chocolate!
Consider getting your honey a bar of eco-friendly and organic chocolate. Sellers like the Fat Turkey Chocolate Company, Raw Chocolate Love and Lulu’s Chocolate all sell confections that are good for the Earth and for your sweet tooth.
Send Some Pretty (And Organic) Flowers
It’s very easy to think of ... Read More
01.22.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
If you are in need of some extra motivation to get going on those New Year resolutions, look no further!
The DC Ladies provide some practical tips on getting started with your 2015 adventure:
1 – Put that vision on paper (or on Pinterest, or on your fridge)!
When you want to chase your passion, the first thing to do is make sure you can point at it! So the first step is to put that dream on paper. Make a vision board for what you want to achieve, or write it down in a To-Do List or a letter to ... Read More
12.19.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Father-daughter duo, Eric and Darielle Danver, are on the final stretch to opening their second Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa located at 11160 South Lakes in the Reston Town Center. Eric and Darielle opened their first Hand & Stone location in the Chantilly Greenbriar Mall, located at 13033 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, in October 2014 and will be bringing the spa to Reston in January 2015.
Hand & Stone is a 200-plus unit massage and facial spa chain that launched in 2004, bringing spa services to the middle market through affordability and convenience.
“There is a great need for these services ... Read More
11.26.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Althea Zanecosky from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
I'm hosting my usual Thanksgiving celebration for over 20 friends and family members.
When I prepare my shopping list, search for recipes and scour the supermarket circulars, I am always amazed at all the warnings about what foods to serve—and what not to serve! Many items are promoted as “100% natural,” “organic” or “chemical free,” implying that anything that is the opposite is unhealthy.
11.25.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle WOW Interview Series
WOW had the opportunity to talk to Christina Kotwica, wife of Redskins Special Teams Coordinator, Ben Kotwica, in our latest Team Behind the Team interview!
Born in San Antonio, TX, Christina married her high school sweetheart at the age of 22. The two were married for 7 years and had two children before Jason’s life was tragically taken. Being in the military, Christina and Jason had crossed paths with many people throughout the duration of their time together, one of them being Ben Kotwica.
After Jason’s passing, Christina and Ben’s friendship eventually bloomed into their own love ... Read More
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