Win: Family 4 Pack to Fruitcake Science!!

fruitcake science

This contest has ended. Scroll down to see the winner! Sure, you could eat it, but what else could you do with that fruitcake? The Science Museum is on a mission to find out. Does it float? What happens if you burn it? Can you conduct electricity with it? Don’t find these things out at […]

Get $40 to Hip to be Round for only $19!


 We can think of at least 5 reasons why you will want to snag this deal from Hip to be Round in Carytown: 1. You’re pregnant (obvi). 2. You got the pregnant co-worker in the office Secret Santa. 3. Your friend is has a new baby and is compliaining that nothing fits right and if it […]

A Weekend Getaway at Great Wolf Lodge (a Love Story)

The trip was a surprise to the kids... here is the "wow" moment

We arrived at Great Wolf Lodge on one of those cool, misty, generally unpleasant days that make you feel like you need to squint to see. We had a busy month and I already half-regretted packing another thing into our schedules when we walked into a large welcoming lobby, already bustling with activity at 3 in […]

Wheel Throwing Special at All Fired Up

wheel throwing

It’s getting cold outside but you can get warmed up at All Fired Up!   November Wheel Throwing Special See what you can make with wet clay when your try your hand at wheel throwing.  Save $30 when you purchase a 3 wheel throwing class gift certificate for $150.  Purchase one yourself or someone else! […]

Congrats to West End’s Massage Envy: Largest in the Nation

Kent Swarts of Massage Envy.

When I first met Kent Swarts I knew he and his partner Chris would be uber-successful: not only do they have a great business sense, they truly “get it” when it comes to customer service. So it was no surprise when I stopped in for a massage recently that I learned that the Glen Allen […]

Tons of Fun at the Science Museum of Virginia

science museum

The Science Museum of Virginia has tons of events, exhibits, and family fun going on. Lots of events are happening right now so don’t miss them. Mark your calendars to take advantage of all of these fun activities. And be sure to visit our link to register to possibly win a family pack of 5-free […]

Join us for the March Mommy and Me event at The Shops at Willow Lawn!

Willow Lawn Mommy & Me

Willow Lawn’s Mommy & Me is back in 2013 and better than ever!  Due to popular demand, the free family event is now held all year long instead of just during the summer months, and as always it’s chock full of crafts, giveaways and fun family entertainment.  (And did we mention it’s FREE?!) For the March Mommy and […]

Join Us for February’s Mommy & Me Event at The Shops at Willow Lawn!

Willow Lawn Mommy & Me

Calling all Richmond Moms, Dads, and Grandparents: Join us at The Shops at Willow Lawn’s Mommy & Me event Wednesday, February 13th from 10:00am – 11:30am.  This monthly event is chock full of crafts, giveaways, and family entertainment and best of all, it’s FREE! Be sure to visit Katie Mardigian at the table to pick […] 2013 Savvy Saver Cards are Here


We’ve got great discounts waiting for you in 2013 right here on – and there are no gimmicks, fees, registration requirements, or hidden costs! You can save money and get great deals with our featured advertisers on our Savvy Saver card. Hundreds of Richmond moms, dads, grandparents, friends, and family love our Savvy Saver Card and […]

Real Richmond Review: Dream Dinners (& Discount)

We usually have leftovers from the Chicken Enchiladas--even better reheated, in my humble opinion.

Since starting, I’ve been lucky enough to test some really great stuff from the best-of-the-best in Richmond, and Dream Dinners is one of them. Full disclosure: Dream Dinners is an advertiser of our site, and has been since almost the very beginning,  and hear me out on this one: they can be a mama’s […]