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Mommy Blogs: 21st Century Phone Calls

I was flattered recently to have attended NOVA Live’s event for blogging women. The event was hosted by Super Nova Mommy, a fellow “Mommy Blogger”, which I suppose is a category my blog fits into at this point in history. It was held at Chic Envy, an upscale consignment store in Fairfax Corner, which I … Continue reading

New Vienna Favorites for Fashion, Food and Fitness

Happy Halloween! I’ve had a good time recently exploring some new places around Vienna. While I have tried and true places around town, it’s nice to have some new options for necessities and fun. Here are new happenings around Vienna that I hope you’ll explore: Fashion. Wardrobe Rescue. The old My Eye Doctor office has … Continue reading

Summer Update from So Very Vienna

Hello long-lost readers! I hope you haven’t been missing So Very Vienna too much! While I try and get a post out at least weekly, the last few weeks have been choc full o’ life, so my blogging has taken an unexpected summer vacation. In the meantime, my blog got a mention in the Washington … Continue reading

A Mom’s Support

We had a very Vienna day yesterday in this glorious fall weather. We picked up some pasties from the Pure Pasty Company on Church Street, and went on over to Meadowlark Botanical Gardens to catch a last glimpse of fall leaves. There were more beautiful yellow leaves on the drive to the Gardens than actually … Continue reading

Five Places for Civilized Adult Time

We’ve had a fantastic week here in our household. Bean’s skin is gorgeous – no more red patches, just lovely soft baby skin. So this is what a baby is supposed to feel like! She’s been sleeping 10 – 11 hours a night (Bazinga!) and so we parents have been getting around eight hours. Hubby … Continue reading

Getting Pampered – and I Don’t Mean Diapers!

Time for some pampering! No, not the kind with leakage protection. I mean a massage! A pedicure! A manicure! Nothing makes a weary mom feel energized like a little nail polish and body lotion. I usually go to Cherry’s Nail Salon next to Magruder’s for the mani/pedi. The New Yorker in me knows that it’s … Continue reading