Dear Santa, She Still Believes in You!

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My eleven year-old daughter still believes in Santa! She has an iPhone. She wants to get a Facebook account. She’s asking me when she can wear makeup… and she still believes in Santa! I really wasn’t expecting to be doing this again this year — or last year. Her brother had already figured it out […]

The Holiday Survival Institute for Parents


Are you a parent, grandparent? Do you have a child in your life? Then congratulations, the Holidays just got that much more enjoyable, and complicated, for you!  You have probably noticed that times have changed since you were little and oblivious to the behind-the-scenes work of making the Holidays work, and plus you’re an adult […]

Simply Enjoy a Little Help for the Holidays

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One thing I love about this season is how often I get to see my family and friends.  Actually, after not having been able to get together with my friends in a long time, I now have at least 5 gatherings in the next 6 weeks, half of which I’ll either be hosting or helping […]

MUST SEE: The Polar Express on IMAX

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There is only one place in Richmond where you’ll be able to feel like you’re on a roller coaster ride, see a heart warming story, munch popcorn and be reminded of the magic of Christmas all while sitting comfy cozy and warm… And that is Science Museum of Virginia’s IMAX showing of The Polar Express. […]

Five Easy Tips for a NOT Flat Stomach This Holiday Season

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Aren’t we all getting a little tired of those silly pop-up ads and articles about achieving a perfectly flat stomach? Why do we even care about this? This is the article I would rather see. This hectic holiday season don’t forget to take care of you, Mom! Here are 5 easy, hassle-free tips for a […]

Lighten Up Your Holiday With These Tips From Martin’s Nutritionists

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It’s easy to get derailed on your healthy eating plan during the holidays.  Thankfully, the nutritionists at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets gave us a few tips to make better-for-you choices, so you can still enjoy the holidays without any regret on January 1st. One of the most important things to remember is […]

Celebrate at Hip to be Round: Dresses, Pants, and Tops Just $20.13


Get ready for a giant sale at Hip to be Round – just $20.13 for dresses, pants and tops! Now that’s a reason to celebrate!   In store only. Promotion valid Jan 2-13, 2013 Hours: 10-2 December 31, 2012 CLOSED January 1, 2013

Events to Celebrate New Year’s and Welcome 2013!


Now that 2012 is almost over, it’s time to celebrate the New Year. What better place to enjoy the holidays and ringing in the New Year than right here in Richmond? There are plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the last week of the year. We’ve listed some of them below. If you […]

Healthy Holiday Eating

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Over the next several weeks, it is likely that many of us will be travelling from one holiday get-together to another as we celebrate the season with friends and family members. While the holidays can be a fun and festive time, many of our celebrations will be focused on food, making it easier for all […]

Holiday Shoppers Fair: November 2-3

Here is the perfect opportunity to do some fun, pre-holiday shopping – plenty of unique gifts. Bring your holiday shopping list and explore the offerings of 14 museums stores when the Museum Stores of Richmond present the 18th Holiday Shoppers Fair, Friday, November 2-Saturday, November 3, 9:30 am-5 pm. Shop for unique reclaimed wood jewelry, toys, intriguing books […]