Let the Friendly Staff Help You Find a New Read at Scrawl Books

“Responsive and knowledgeable.” “Friendly and pleasant.” “Always a delight!” These are just a few of the ways patrons describe the staff at Scrawl Books. It’s no wonder why this local independent bookshop has managed to stay afloat since 2015 despite the rise of online retailers, a global pandemic, and a...

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Unleash Your Inner Pastry Chef at the Boozy Baking Class

Korbel champagne. Bailey’s Irish Cream. Banana rum. This might sound like a shopping list for restocking the liquor cabinet, but it’s actually a partial ingredient list for the Boozy Baking Class at The Boardroom VA. Every Sunday afternoon this month and next, Chef Michael and his pupils will take over...

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New Spring Cleaning Habits

OK, it isn’t spring yet, but we are going to chat about Spring cleaning! The Spruce discusses six helpful tips on how you can better kickstart your spring season with a clean house. Spring cleaning is a common practice that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a...

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How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the perfect time to reevaluate...

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Calvert Rejuvenations: Start 2022 With Some Much-Needed Self-Care

Have you decided on a New Year’s resolution for 2022? If it’s to work out more, you’re going to need a plan for self-care. That’s where Calvert Rejuvenations comes in. Its talented massage therapists will quickly wipe out any gym-induced aches and pains with their array of customized treatments. The...

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Savor Gourmet Middle Eastern Fare at Leila, Now Open in Tysons

Hummus. Tzatziki. Baba ganoush. A Middle Eastern eatery is only as good as its signature spreads, and, by that measure, Leila is already a standout. The restaurant made its grand debut recently with a lineup of fresh spreads inspired by the Middle East, the Mediterranean, India, and beyond. Its chef’s...

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Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. DIY Snow Globes...

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Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken Brings the Flavors of Nashville to the Neighborhood

A visit to the new Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken is about as close as you can get to Nashville without crossing state lines. True to its name, the eatery specializes in the Nashville hot chicken sandwich, a Tennessee staple featuring super spicy fried chicken. But don’t worry if fiery food’s...

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Revel in the Holiday Spirit at Bull Run Festival of Lights

Glowing candy canes dot the lane. A reindeer-drawn sleigh conveys Santa across the land. An archway of holly signals a warm welcome. These are a few of the festive scenes that await you at the Bull Run Festival of Lights, The cheerful annual event is back for 2021 and opens...

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How to Host a Stress-Free, Fun-Filled Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones and reflect on all the things that we have to be grateful for. It’s a joyous time, but for those who are hosting the biggest feast of the year, it can also be a stressful occasion—but it doesn’t have to be!...

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