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Best Beaches for Families

By: Lucinda Anderson Hughes Living in the D.C. area affords access to many beaches within a three hour drive, but which are the best choices for family fun? From luxury to low-cost, to laid back, download these ideas into your database for this summer. Virginia Beach, Virginia Put a little …

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Acorn Jewelry

Create adorable jewelry pieces from nature with acorns! Here’s how:   Materials Capped acorns Tacky glue Fuzzy yarn and wool Permanent marker Scissors String Instructions 1. Gathercapped acorns and carefully remove the caps. 2. To makehair, put one large drop of tacky glue on the top of each acorn and …

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Fresh & Local: 2010 Farmer’s Markets in the DC Area

If you’re looking for fresh and local produce look no further! We’ve compiled a list of great farmers’ markets around the area. If you see your favorite one missing, please send the information to Resources@theFAMILYmagazine.com. District of Columbia Maryland Virginia District of Columbia Capital Harvest on the Plaza Farm Market …

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New Vaccine to Help Infants

The combination vaccine, Pediarix™ [Diphtheria and TetanusToxoids and Accellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Hepatitis B(Recombinant) and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Combined]recently received approval from the U.S. Food and DrugAdministration (FDA) to be given to infants at 2, 4 and 6 monthsof age for the prevention of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis,hepatitis B and polio. Pediarix …

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Easter Family Fun

Enjoy fun-filled free Easter events with the entire family! Here is a list for free egg hunts, egg rolls, bunnyland, and other fun Easter activities and games for the whole family!       Washington DC White House Easter Egg Roll Admission: Free Date: April 21, 2014, 8 a.m. – …

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