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Tackle Tough Stains With These Expert Tips



It's common knowledge that the longer a stain remains, the more difficult it is to remove. Whether it’s spilled coffee, wine, or barbecue sauce, it's still possible to save your clothes or carpet. Follow these tips on how to tackle tough stains. Time is of the essence. If you’re not near a washing machine, pre-treat […]

Linger Over a Nutella Latte at Killer ESP



Killer ESP is serving some of Alexandria’s finest coffee and baked goods right in the heart of Old Town. Specializing in espresso and homemade sorbet and pie, you’ll find yourself back in Killer ESP time and time again for your morning cup or afternoon treat. Known for its diverse flavors from the best fair-trade beans […]

You Just Have to Try This Recipe for Strawberry Shortcake This Summer



If you're only going to make one strawberry shortcake recipe this summer, let this be the one! It's a recipe for classic strawberry shortcake that's deliciously old-fashioned—because why mess with a good thing? We love the recipe because it's easy to put together in a pinch, and it highlights one of summer's sweetest crops: strawberries! […]

La Tasca: An Alexandria Tapas Spot



In Alexandria, La Tasca proves that small plates can deliver big flavors. Tapas, the Spanish tradition of serving small plates of great food that are perfect for sharing, is on full display at this Old Town spot not too far away from Windsor at Arbors. If you like wine, you’ll love the selection of sangrias […]

FireFlies Restaurant: Dinner, Lunch and Bluegrass Brunch



For good food and entertainment in Alexandria, you’ve got to try FireFlies Restaurant. This Del Ray neighborhood spot is known for its welcoming attitude and classic food. You’ll like both the modern yet comfortable ambiance, and everyone raves about the friendly, fast service. Happy hour is a good time to come with friends to try […]

All-Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes This Summer



You spray and swat, but most of the time, you still end up itching and scratching after the night is through. Luckily, these all-natural mosquito repellents will help you to keep the pesky bugs away — without the use of potentially harmful chemicals or additives. Lavender oil. Create a simple mixture of 30 drops of […]

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