Happy Birthday to our Cheverly 7-11!

Happy Birthday 7-11. I have so many good thoughts about you. Mainly because your Cheverly store has come in so handy during snow storms. I remember the huge snow storm in 2010 and the Giant (that I walked to ON Landover Rd) was completely empty. After that I walked myself down to the Cheverly 7-11 and sure…

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Shopping? Cheverly has some gems. This will be my first post of many that will show you some of my favorite things and the places where you can find them. Two words: Value Village. It is my haven. When I was single living in Cheverly (and I had all the time in the world) I…

Southern Comfort Adult Night (And Contest To Win Free Tickets)

Attention readers who are not Cheverly pool members- now is your chance! Come with some friends, get a babysitter (now!), or make it a date night. Either way, if you live anywhere near Cheverly and you’ve never been to the pool or you don’t know any members, now is your opportunity. Adult night is here…

July Events In Cheverly

I’m changing things up a bit on my blog. Events on the home page tab will be taken away. In its place I have a new tab, Spread the Word. I hope you will check it out! As a reminder, here are the Cheverly Events for the month of July: July 4th: Cheverly Pool events…

Fixer Upper

I’m sitting here on a Thursday night watching the HGTV show (I have a slight obsession with HGTV ever since my Cheverly home was featured a few years back) Fixer Upper. Have you seen it? A couple from Waco, Texas finds great old homes and fix them up for their clients. Think about what 100K…

Meet Your Neighbor: Why Do You Choose Cheverly?

                        When I asked Cheverly resident Jennifer Butler, wife and working mother of 2 (Elizabeth and Gideon pictured here) why she chose Cheverly, here’s what I got: Cheverly – Bursting the Bubble Washington DC is a very opinionated crowd. A typical conversation can be peppered with thoughts…

Little Free Library

“So, I believe that Doug was inspired by the Little Free Library movement (http://littlefreelibrary.org/) which is a community-based movement that encourages people to share books in their own neighborhoods. Doug worked with the town to get approval to place some Little Free Libraries around Cheverly, and he collected old newspaper bins, repainted them, and asked…

Cheverly History Installment 1

Taken from the History of Cheverly website, I found this narrative incredibly interesting–and it has only served to increase my sentimental affection and love for this beautiful neighborhood. The words below are from Fred W. Gast, typed in 1955 for the 25th anniversary of the town of Cheverly. Fred W. Gast first resided in Cheverly…

Celebrate July 4th in Cheverly!

Celebrate July 4th with your neighbors at the Cheverly Pool. Thanks to Rachel Dabney-Rice and the Pool Board, my family will enjoy a fun relaxing day without having to drive around DC fighting July 4th traffic. If however, you want to venture out of our beloved town, here are my suggestions for the day: Head downtown…