Interior Design: Will’s Home Decorating

Meet Valerie from Will’s Home Decorating on Route 1 near the Ikea. She is the master of fabrics, wallpaper,¬†reupholstering and interior design. Her services are reasonably priced and she is really fun. Not only did she help me with custom curtains, pillows, cushion seat and wallpaper but she is a sponsor of the Cheverly Weekday…

Cheverly Holiday Home Tour

I couldn’t be more thrilled to see the Cheverly Holiday Home Tour website that launched this morning. This will be one event that you won’t want to miss. On Saturday Dec 3rd from 4-8pm the Cheverly Weekday Nursery (and the 50 plus parents whose children attend the school) will be showing off the six lovely…

Cheverly Haunted Hike

Oh friends! I love the boy scouts… And how cool is this?! Every year our boy scouts put on a Haunted Hike on the trail that begins at the basketball courts near the community center. This Saturday is a big day. Not only will our scouts put this on during the evening, the Halloween party…

Meet and Greet: Abel Olivo for School Board

Have you seen the Abel is Able ads around town? Abel Olivo, long time Cheverly resident is running for the PG County School Board, District¬†4. (ours) Abel and his wife, Aimee have two boys and are huge advocates for the public school system. In fact, both of their boys attended Cheverly Weekday Nursery and went…

HUGE NEWS! Cheverly Home Tour

Ahh….I am so thrilled to announce that the parents of the Cheverly Weekday Nursery are hosting a Cheverly Holiday Home Tour from 4-8pm on Saturday Dec 3rd. I CANNOT wait and as a parent of a child at Cheverly Weekday Nursery, I want to extend a special invitation for you to come. Please save the…

Thriftiness is Cool

“Thriftiness is cool”, my friends. I knew it would happen one day. Let me just say that I bought food at Aldi when thriftiness wasn’t quite as cool. And on a side note: buying in Cheverly is cool. Why? You get a way more of a house for your $$. And that IS cool. Don’t…

Halloween in Cheverly

Halloween in Cheverly is the BEST!!! I must be the biggest fan of the Cheverly Halloween Parade. It represents our community so well. Our town police come to the local park, shut down the roads and parents and kids alike come out of their homes dressed up and walk down our small town streets. Our…

Cheverly History Part 3: Naming the Neighborhood

Robert Marshall, president of the Washington Suburban Realty Company, platted seven sections of Cheverly between 1918 and 1926. Taking advantage of the natural topography, Marshall designed Cheverly to take advantage of the curving, hilly landscape. Marshall named his new neighborhood after Cheverly Gardens, an adjoining 43-acre subdivision he acquired in 1918 near Landover Station. Installment…

Fall Activities

Happy Fall! I can’t ¬†believe it’s already here. Truthfully I have a love hate relationship with the fall because it means that winter is coming…and I dread winter. But the beginning of fall, wearing light jackets and running around in pumpkin fields are the BEST. I do love myself a good pumpkin field and that…