Dear FAMILY Friend,

The season of scarves, comfy sweaters and pumpkin flavored everything has finally arrived! Fresh autumn air has begun to swirl around us as we say goodbye to summer and hello to new beginnings. Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year with all of the changing colors surrounding us- especially in the DMV! If you're looking for a fun way to spend the afternoon with your kids, take a look at this article. This "Stained Glass Leaves" craft can be about a lot more than the beautiful creation you and your kids are sure to make!
Fair Lakes Fall Fest

For more information,
Big Apple Circus
All new show! 

"America's Best Circus"  
When: September 18 - October 25
Where: Dulles Town Center, VA

For more information:  
Call: 888-541-3750  

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Kunte Kinte Children's Festival  

When: Saturday, Sept. 27
Time: 10 am-3 pm 
Chesapeake Children's Museum
25 Silopanna Rd
Annapolis, MD

For more information, click here!  


TrawlerFest Sails Into the Inner Harbor


When: Thursday, Sept. 25 - Sunday, Sept. 28
Cost: $15
Baltimore Marine Centers' HarborView Marina
500 Harborview Dr.
Baltimore, MD  

Rock the Block! #TGIFairfax- Performance by LEGGZ
When: Friday, Sept. 26 
Time: 6 pm-9 pm
Old Town Fairfax
3999 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA   
Father-Daughter Formal Dance
When: Friday, Sept. 26
Time: 6 pm-8 pm
Philomont Community Center
36592 Jeb Stuart Rd.
Philommont, VA     
For more information, click here! 
Mom Blog: Capitally Frugal      
Title: Recipe: Peach Crumble     
I love summertime- not only is it warm, but
 there is also a bountiful supply of fruit! I stock up on peaches, nectarines, and all sorts of yummy produce. That way, 
when we want smoothies or a peach pie during the winter, I won't have to spend an astronomic amount of money. :)

At least, that's what I kept telling myself as... to read the rest, click here! 

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