Because You Have a Great Life.

And we want to make sure you are in the know about the coolest things in our community to make your life even richer and fuller. From restaurant reports to first-hand notes on topics far and wide, our contributors share a wealth of ideas, funny stories, and lots of entertainment recommendations.
October 21, 2020

Coronavirus Travel Checklist

So, we did it!  My family took our first trip since the pandemic started. My brother got married last week and we decided to make our way across the country to see it […]
October 14, 2020

Arlington Restaurant Week!

Have you been dying to try one of the restaurants in our community, or are you looking for a way to support one of your favorites? Next week is your chance as the […]
October 7, 2020

Find the Perfect Piece for Your Home

As I shared with our readers, I recently moved to a new home (during the pandemic!). My new space is much larger, which means I have a lot of furnishing to do. And, […]
September 30, 2020

Welcome to the Neighborhood Stellina Pizzeria

I couldn’t be more excited to share that another D.C. favorite is making its way to Arlington! Last week the owners of Stellina Pizzeria, a 2020 Bib Gourmand pick, announced they would be […]
September 23, 2020

The Best Ways to See the Colors of Fall

Summer is officially over. The thermostat read 39 degrees when I woke up Monday morning! In addition to cooler temps, school is back in full swing (to the extent that virtual school can […]
September 16, 2020

The Impact of the Coronavirus on our Real Estate Market (Part 7): How did it go This Summer?

The August numbers are in and it is time to check in on the Arlington real estate market. Let’s take a look at how the market fared this summer…   4408 33rd Rd […]
September 9, 2020

Arlington’s Top Three Home Exteriors

The kiddos started back to school (at home), so I thought it would be fun to have an educational component to the post this week. As we look around Arlington, there are a […]
September 2, 2020

Where to Eat Outside

This year so many of the events that I planned to attend were canceled. Sadly, I have to add another one to the list. My favorite outdoor Arlington Festival – the Arlington Festival […]
August 26, 2020

My Favorite Taqueria Has Made it to Ballston!

When so many restaurants are having to make the tough decision to shut down during these times, it feels great to share the news of a new restaurant opening. Welcome to Ballston Taco […]
August 19, 2020

Back to School

We are three weeks away from the first day of school, and with public school instruction starting 100 percent online, preparing for the first day of school is going to be dramatically different […]
August 12, 2020

Writing a Memoir in Quarantine

The silver lining of quarantine for me has been that it’s given me more time to read and write. I received my MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University almost twenty years ago with […]
August 12, 2020

Streamlined Pre-Sale Renovations with Curbio

A few weeks ago, I introduced our readers to the fabulous White Glove program I offer my clients through my brokerage TTR Sotheby’s International Realty. This week I want to shine a spotlight […]
August 5, 2020

Making It Work

No matter the profession, COVID-19 is definitely changing the way we work. As a Realtor, I often get questions about how my business has been able to persevere during these strange times. If […]
July 29, 2020

Meet Me on the Roof!

Now that we are well into Phase 3 of Virginia’s reopening, we are able to dine both inside and outside, so long as we adhere to Virginia’s social distancing guidelines. But since it […]
July 22, 2020

Let’s Go to the Movies…

One of my favorite pastimes is going to the movies. I almost never watch a movie at home – I can spend a day binge-watching a series but never can seem to find […]