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Happy Mother's Day, moms! We hope that this Sunday is filled with family, fun, and hopefully some goodies! If you're looking for something to do with your family, we've got just the thing (or things)! Check out our list of Mother's Day Outings! We hope you have a fantastic day! 
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Bethesda Summer Concert Series
When: Thursday, May 8 - Thursday, July 24
Cost: Free!
Location: Veterans Park
Corner of Norfolk and Woodmont Avenues
Bethesda, MD
Learn more about this event here!

Runway Moms for a Cause
When: Friday, May 9
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Renaissance Washington, DC DuPont Circle Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Learn more about this event here!

Mother's Day Weekend at Salamander Resort & Spa
When: Saturday, May 10 - Sunday, May 11
Location: Salamander Resort & Spa
500 N Pendleton
Middleburg, VA

Mothers Day Family Mah Jongg Marathon
When: Sunday, May 11  
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD
MOM BLOG: Hip As I Wanna Be
Happy Day Challenge

The question: Can you be happy for 100 days in a row? I'm ashamed to admit that I don't know the answer to that. I mean, I want to give a definitive YES (with jazz hands!!) but if my past state of mind is any indication, probably not. I feel way more in tune with Grumpy Cat these days. I've noticed that I have the tendency to think about happiness in terms of WHEN as opposed to NOW. You know, the ole I'll be happier when I lose 10 pounds or when I get my life in order or when the children are older... By thinking that way I completely ignore the moment I am living in in favor of the hope of future happiness. Ludicrous, I know. But true. Very, very true. I clearly need to retrain my brain. So... to read the rest, click here!

SAVE THE DATE for these GREAT Upcoming Events!

ViVa Vienna!
  Saturday 24 May - Monday 26 May
Cost: FREE!
Where: 245 Maple Ave. W 
Vienna, VA
For more information, click here! 

Herndon Festival
When:  Thursday 29 May - Sunday 1 June
Downtown Herndon, VA
For more information, click here!

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