A Beginner's Guide to Painlessly Going Green Leaning green? Here's how you can help the environment without revolutionizing your lifestyle. You’ve heard the warnings about global warming, you feel compassion for stranded polar bears and you worry about overwhelming the landfills. As a homeowner, you may not be ready for composting, but there [...]
Where is fall foliage in Northern Virginia? It's almost flannel shirt time! Personally I'd live in flannel if I could. There is a tinge in the air and college football is in full swing. So it's time to make plans for the fall foliage. Here's a great article on how to time out [...]
Lesser-Known Summer Vacations in Virginia Good luck finding a beach rental! With people diving back into their lives with gusto as COVID restrictions ease the hottest ticket in town just about anywhere is vacation rentals. Fear not. There are a TON of great options out there for fun and adventure nearby here in [...]
Let's Celebrate!! This Sunday we have a wonderful convergence of the opportunity to celebrate the founding of our country and the recapturing of some normalcy to our lives! Nothing says the 4th of July like fireworks so here's a great article on all the local places you can go to hang out with [...]
How to Set Up a Backyard Movie Theater In Under an Hour Why not a "Walk In" movie theatre? As we all look for ways to socialize in safe fashions and try to grasp some responsible returns to the things we find comfort in why not try a new twist on an [...]
Pandemic has reshaped Northern Virginia’s commute for years to come 30 minutes from work has a new meaning! When I discuss location with my clients it often relates to how long it take them to get to the important things in their lives. Work, family, church, friends, entertainment. It's not always about the [...]
Some really cool summer fun options you might not be aware of! Here's a wide range of some not so stereotypical or well known fun summer events here and regionally. Check out the list here and have a blast!
Who doesn't love an outdoor movie?! You don't have to go to Wolf Trap or Jiffy Lube live to have a fun night out in the great weather and do some chilling with your family and friends. Here's an article about some great local options that you might not be aware of. I [...]
Is Uber a component of your commute plan? Lot's of my clients and I have been talking about how ride sharing services could fill in some gaps in commute options which is having something of an impact on buying decisions. I always thought that these services would actually increase total driving miles in [...]
Out of the mainstream but still pretty cool. There is so much history around here. Here are some great places to visit, many of which are off the beaten path. One of my favorite all time series is "Justified" so I can't wait to check out the new National Law Enforcement Museum.