Recipe Roundup – What’s Cookin’ In The Varma Household

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I know it can be tough to motivate to cook a new or “fancy” meal! But, I find that once I motivate to buy the groceries and get started on the meal, I usually get into it and am pleased with final product! Last week I tested out an entirely new recipe and it is definitely a […]

5 Channels To Find Reliable Millennial Employees

Millenial Employees

I’ve found that one of the most challenging aspects of owning a business is finding hard-working, reliable employees that I can count on.  Because I have a children’s business that has a strong focus on music and entertainment, I rely heavily on enthusiastic and engaged millennial talent.  It has taken several years of trying everything, […]

Indoor Activities For Kids – More Ideas!

It’s another snow day here in DC!  If you are looking for fun activities to do with the little ones, check out my video – playdough, ring toss, cookie stations and more!

5 Quick & Easy Home Organization Tips

Are you tired of the clutter and constantly feeling disorganized?  With kids it is inevitable that there will be mess but there are small steps that you can take and systems that you can put into place to combat the mess!  In my latest video, professional organizer and founder of Organized In A Box, Rachel […]

Valentine’s Day Arts & Crafts For Kids

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My latest Washington Post article features fun and easy Valentine’s Day crafts that you can do with your kids.  All of these crafts can be made out of materials you probably already have at home! Head over to The Washington Post for more details. My Pintrest page offers several additional cute ideas including an adorable […]

Meetup Recap – Washington Post Editor’s Tips Plus App Recs For Biz Owners

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My latest meetup featured Washington Post On Parenting Editor Amy Joyce.  Amy shared excellent tips on pitching the media and great insight into how the Post works.  I’ve included a summary recap of the highlights of our discussion below plus the great resource recommendations shared by entrepreneurs who attended our event. I hope to see […]

Superbowl Themed Arts & Crafts

Superbowl #6 - Pin The Football

Are you ready for some football? The Super Bowl is right around the corner!  There are so many fun, cute Super Bowl themed activities that your kids can do during the big game (and the days leading up to it). I’ve included links to some of my favorites below – thank you Pintrest! Super Bowl Bingo […]

Indoor Activities For Kids – Fox 5 TV Segment


Snowy and rainy days with the kids can be tough if you are not armed with a ton of activities to keep them occupied! Check out  my most recent Fox 5 Good Day DC segment for a few fun indoor activities for kids aged 2-8. And scroll down to the video below for more fun […]

Hosting A Dinner Party – The Menu (NYE 2015)

NYE Dinner Table

  Last year we hosted our first New Year’s Eve sit down dinner party for 12 people and I shared the details of the dinner menu and the decor/ambiance/party planning tips on the blog. The New Years’ dinner party has now become a tradition and we hosted our second dinner party this year.  Today, I’m sharing details […]