Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


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Sure, I enjoy stuffing my car trunk with bags of fabulous shopping finds, but scoring awesome fashions without breaking the bank brings even greater pleasure. Here are five tips to help you build that fabulous wardrobe at a fraction of the cost. Click the title link for the tips! 

These six apps make consignment shopping easier (and more fun!) than ever! Click the link above for the list along with links to download for both iPhone and Android. Share your purchases, thoughts and consigment stories with us on Facebook!
The list of hiking locations in the DMV area is endless! We've put together a quick list of both the well-known and smaller locations. Under each location, there are multiple trails and points of entry. Check out the websites linked for details on difficulty, activities available, events the parks hold, directions and what's closest to you! 
Shrek The Musical Jr

When: April 22
Where: Burke Community Church
9900 Old Keene Mill Rd.
Burke, VA
Dance Ensemble Spring Concert

When: April 22
Where: Hood College, Hodson Auditorium in Rosenstock Hall
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD
 Production of Pride and Prejudice

April 22
Where: Hartke Theater
3801 Harewood Rd. NE
Washington, D.C. 
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Mom Review: FIT4MOM
Mom Reviewer: Caitlin Sharp

I had the pleasure of attending both a Stroller Strides and Body Back class at FIT4MOM-Lorton- Springfield-Burke-LakeRidge.

Owner Shannon Link personally welcomed me and my sons to the Stroller Strides class. Shannon has created a welcoming, judgment-free environment and community for moms. Regardless of your fitness level, you can feel comfortable and challenged while exercising. FIT4MOMS also hosts a weekly playgroup and monthly Moms Night Out.

Stroller Strides is a... to read the rest, click here!

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