What an evening we had at Cooper’s Hawk in Ashburn! Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani had us laughing all night long. We enjoyed delicious food and wine as well as a cooking demo from Chef Viviani himself.

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Drone footage of the recent snow storm that hit Loudoun County.

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We visited one of the top private schools in Loudoun: Loudoun Country Day School. A school that celebrates the love of learning. Come inside with us and take a look! There will be an open house January 13: http://bit.ly/lcdsOH For more information about the school, visit http://bit.ly/lcds19 This post is sponsored by Loudoun Country Day […]

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Santa has been visiting the children of Leesburg atop a truck from the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company (Station #1) for thirty years. Since 1988, the year of Santa’s first surprise trek, children have peered out of windows in their pjs, stood waving from the sidewalks and ridden high on the shoulders of their fathers and […]

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Wow! LightUp Fest is magical. Over 70 light displays and over one million lights. LightUp Fest is located at 44600 FREETOWN BLVD ASHBURN VA 20147 

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Back in the 70’s, I lived in the Connecticut suburbs. Standard stuff. But my house was 180 years old, heated with two wood stoves, kitchen on the basement level. I canned and pickled from my quarter acre garden, collected morning eggs from three chickens, baked my bread, sewed my clothes and shopped from bins of […]

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Known as the “skinniest park in Virginia” the W&OD trail is a great way to get outside and active while enjoying the beauty of Northern Virginia. The 45-mile trail runs from Arlington to Purcellville, but the Loudoun County stretch is our favorite. This part of the trail offers a diverse mix of scenery passing farmland, […]

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The fall season is finally here! We’ve rounded up our fall favorites in Loudoun from pumpkin picking to fall festivals – and have lots of family fun while you’re at it. Great Country Farms Great Country Farms takes its pumpkin season seriously. And it shows at every turn during the Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival that […]

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There’s an indoor go-kart racetrack in Sterling called Autobahn Indoor Speedway, named after a famous German roadway completed in 1932. The German Autobahn is famous because on certain portions of the roadway with no intersections or pedestrians to slow traffic, there are also no posted speed limits. The Autobahn Indoor Speedway doesn’t post speed limits […]

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The inaugural Battle of the Bartenders showcased Loudoun’s sophisticated bar scene while pushing foodie boundaries. Hosted at Catoctin Creek Distillery, the throw-down pitted five of the top bartenders in Loudoun against each other through three rounds of competition. Each new round featured a secret ingredient from a local producer. Bartenders were given 15 minutes to […]

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