Category Archives: Local

Part 4 – Adventures in Fostering

I became interested in the idea of fostering a pet when my closest friend died last year.  It was just one week after her 32nd birthday.  She had been diagnosed with a glandular tumor a few weeks prior and before … Continue reading

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Rain Garden: Just Say “No” to Watering

I like to conserve resources, like… effort.  Take the rain garden I recently finished building.  Sure, I shoveled and wheelbarrowed a dump truck’s worth of soil, and hand-built a thirty foot long retaining wall.  But, once I get the flowers … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate!

MOMs has so much to celebrate this time of year: We’ve got our new Waldorf store’s grand opening tomorrow through Sunday.  After a tricky planning & setting phase, and major storm threats, we’re thrilled to have the support of the … Continue reading

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Waldorf MOMs – Still on Track!

This week’s threats of flooding, gale force winds and power outages due to Hurricane Sandy hasn’t thwarted our efforts in setting the new Waldorf, MD store for our November 9, 10 & 11 grand opening! Despite a few delays, we’re … Continue reading

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Southern Maryland – Here We Come!

The MOMs crew is hard at work, setting up the soon-to-open Waldorf store in Southern Maryland!  You can expect grand opening festivities on Nov 9th, 10th & 11th, including kids activities, free samples, goody bags, raffles, henna tattooing and lots … Continue reading

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Finally! MOMs in Merrifield.. and Tips for Shopping at MOMs

Thursday is the big day! MOMs in Merrifield will open at the Mosaic District at Lee Hwy & Gallows Rd in Fairfax, Virginia.  Here’s our detailed map. Merrifield MOMs is possibly our most exciting venue to date — as always, … Continue reading

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Green Festival DC is September 29 & 30!

There are so many fun and enlightening events around the DC area every year, and we’re fortunate to have one of the best coming up at the end of this month! Green Festival is a huge event at the Washington … Continue reading

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Summer Re-Cap

As summer slowly comes to an end, the kids are gathering supplies for school, and the heat is dwindling to a dull roar, we’re reflecting on a great summer: MOMs relocated our original store in Rockville to a wonderful space … Continue reading

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Appreciations to All!

Wind, rain, lightening and power outages couldn’t subdue our excitement over our 25th Anniversary weekend celebration.  Even though a few stores lost power we managed to have some fun in all locations: recycle drives, cook-outs, music and samples. Recycling of … Continue reading

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