Whether you are letting the kids play with the Nintendo Switch, watch YouTube, and munch on a bucket of snacks within arms reach because “Mama has to work” or doing lots of baking and cookie decorating and gingerbread house making this winter vacation, there's … [Read more...] about Winter Vacation Activities for Kids
Last minute activities and gifts to enjoy Christmas on the Cheap
Wishing the best to those who celebrate Christmas. Hope these last minute gifting and activity ideas help you enjoy Christmas on the cheap. If you're feeling crafty and need to keep kids busy, are looking for economical and practical presents or are short on time … [Read more...] about Last minute activities and gifts to enjoy Christmas on the Cheap
Review: Crozet Trolley North Pole Express
This is just an adorable holiday excursion. I love how exciting and fun it is for kids, with such low stress on grownups. The tickets went on sale on Oct. 19th this year, so set a reminder for next October to be on the lookout! It sold out this … [Read more...] about Review: Crozet Trolley North Pole Express
Review: CarMax Tacky Light Run is Fun for All Ages!
Sportsbackers has done it again - another flawlessly run event to show off the best of RVA - Holiday Edition! To be honest, I was kind of approaching this event with a wee bit of trepidation...I just wasn't sure how it would go with the kids … [Read more...] about Review: CarMax Tacky Light Run is Fun for All Ages!
Best Christmas Lights in RVA
A lot of people love the tradition of strolling around Richmond during the month of December to see the Christmas lights. Whether you are mapping out a route to enjoy the Richmond Times Dispatch Tacky Light Tour of lit homes, strolling along commercial centers, or … [Read more...] about Best Christmas Lights in RVA
RVA Christmas Pig House
How cute is The RVA Christmas Pig House ?! The entire yard is COVERED in illuminated or inflated pigs, and my kids LOVED it. So did I...obviously...with a sign that says, "Merry PIGmas & Happy HOGlidays", how could I … [Read more...] about RVA Christmas Pig House
Richmond Ballet’s Nutcracker is dazzling, entertaining, AND affordable!
We look forward to this show every year, but especially this year with new scenery, revitalized costumes AND a new dance! Here are some of the highlights for us: -The audible "WOW" from our girls when the "Snake" flawlessly slid off the … [Read more...] about Richmond Ballet’s Nutcracker is dazzling, entertaining, AND affordable!
FREE event: Holiday Lights with a Mission
EVENT: CIS Express WHAT: For the third year, Communities In Schools of Chesterfield is hosting a "holiday lights tour with a mission." Using an app on your phone, you drive the route any night during the event dates (Dec … [Read more...] about FREE event: Holiday Lights with a Mission
December Craft and Holiday Fairs in Richmond
Richmond holiday-time pop-up shopping events take place online this year as well as in varied locations from urban shopping districts, to churches, from schools to historical sites. This list of holiday and Christmas craft and holiday fairs in Richmond spans … [Read more...] about December Craft and Holiday Fairs in Richmond
December Events in RVA
Richmond is definitely in the holiday spirit! Just check out this list compiled by Christina Goodpaster, a local realtor. Many of the activities featured here are FREE and family-friendly, including the Richmond Christmas Parade and Santa visits. If you're looking … [Read more...] about December Events in RVA