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Are you looking for something to do with your family on Valentine's Day? Or maybe somewhere to go just as a couple without the kids? We have a master list of all Valentine's Day activities, events and even restaurant specials happening in the DMV.

Click here for the list of Valentine's Day Activities and Events!
 
VALENTINE'S DAY FUN   
Crystal Hearts
Borax Crystal Hearts
Try out this beautiful kid-friendly craft for a unique Valentine's activity and gift!
10 Valentine's Crafts for Kids
10 Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids
Using a cereal box for Valentine's boxes and 9 other great ideas!
Red Velvet cookie recipe
Red Velvet Sandwich Heart Cookies
Surprisingly simple recipe for these delicious and romantic treats!
Click here for more Valentine's crafts, recipes, decorations and more!

 
ARTICLES   
 
You don't need to wait until the kids turn 18 and leave the nest to have a whirlwind romance with your partner. Don't settle for the occasional "date night" either. There are lots of easy, quick, daily things you can do to make a real difference in your connection...

Good dental hygiene is as important for pets as it is for humans. Yet, studies reveal that 70% of pet owners do not provide the dental care recommended by veterinarians. Diseases of the oral cavity, if left untreated, can lead to kidney and cardiac problems. Luckily, periodontal disease is treatable and easy to prevent!
 
EVENTS  
13 at Alden Theatre

When:
Until Feb. 15
Where:
Alden Theatre
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA   

Magical Mirrors Children's Book Fair

When:
Until Feb. 8
Where: Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
2714 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
 
When: Until March 1
Where:
VisArts
155 Gibbs St.
Rockville, MD

Click here for more events happening this week!

Mom Blog: FAMILY Blog
Title: Finding Our Forever Friend
Sherri Battershell
  
My family is made of a dozen people and creatures -- loving, active, fun and noisy - I wouldn't have it any other way! In addition to our four wonderful children ages 9 to 19, we have four sweet, furry kids: Beau and Fleur, Yorkshire terriers, our newest family member Ginger, a German short-haired pointer, and one senior mackerel cat Felix. And, if you're counting, our two Goldfish make it an even dozen... I was walking past this event when... it happened...to read the rest, click here!
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