Real Estate

3125 63rd Place is looking good. Check out the brand new kitchen and also the small kitchen in the basement. The photo of the house is hard to see but I plan to drop by today and get a better one ūüôā Why? This is a great street and the house looks like it’s fairly…

Artomatic, Turkey Trot, Perfume, Jamaican Food and More!

Oh my word. If you appreciate art in any shape, form, or fashion then run (do not walk) to Artomatic. We finally made it this past weekend and absolutely loved it. It’s a local art gallery (essentially) that is a 5 minute drive from Cheverly. Most importantly, it is only here until Dec 12th. We…

A Few of My Favorite Things: Vintage House Parts

One of my favorite new books called Habitat¬†from local interior designer, Lauren Liess encourages the readers to put vintage back into your home. If you have a house built in the thirties, Liess says to buy vintage door knobs, even if you have new doors. Her advice put me on the hunt for some vintage…

Holiday Market, Christmas Trees and More!

I remember last year’s Holiday Market like it was yesterday. Ahhh…how fast a year goes. Next week is Thanksgiving and then Christmas will be here before we know it. I haven’t started shopping yet–for either holiday. But I do love walking around our market and seeing all of the fun creative items and food that…

Cheverly Art

I have some great news for you all! Our Holiday Community Market is this weekend, on Sat the 21st. There will be special vendors from our town but one I am especially excited about. So I’m a little obsessed with posters/wall art. In fact, I drove all the way out to Potomac a couple weeks…

Cheverly Observes Veterans Day

Ahhh Cheverly. You are the best. Yesterday our ‘small town’ had an observance for ¬†Veterans Day. The old and young alike came to Legion Park to raise the flag, say the pledge and pray and thank God for all who have served our county. Even though my two boys didn’t want to be quiet and…

Cheverly Gives Back!

One of the many things I like our community is the fact that we do give back! There are so many giving people who live in Cheverly. During the holiday season, are you looking for opportunities to give back? If so, consider the following: The Silent Auction (see picture above) benefiting our local church, Cheverly…

Cheverly CSA: Join Now!

(picture from some of my csa food this weekend) If you are interested in starting to eat more local organic food this growing season, you may want to consider joining Cheverly’s CSA. I am a member¬†of a¬†Biodynamic/Organic CSA that I’ve really enjoyed.¬†¬†There are¬†pick ups in Bethesda, Arlington, Takoma Park, Cabin John, Capitol Hill, Cheverly (on…

How Housing Choices Make Adult Friendships More Difficult

That’s my son with his friends in the picture above. Weston has on the white shirt–and then there is Eli, David and Abigail. I’ve known David since he was 2 1/2. He has been in school with my oldest for almost 3 years. Eli, Weston, and Abigail are all close to the same age. Weston…

Real Estate: Charming Home for Sale

Have you all seen this house that is for sale at 6016 Hawthorne Street?¬†If not, take a look and share it with your friends. This house is on the market for 359K and boasts of a brand new updated kitchen. (hard to find in our neighborhood) It looks so fresh and clean from the pictures…

Cheverly Traditions: Halloween Parade 2015

Do you have family traditions? I grew up with some and they have brought magic, spirit, even texture to my everyday life. And after some reflection, I think that is exactly why I love the Halloween Parade. Among many other Cheverly traditions that have lasted as long as our town has been around, the Halloween…