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Potomac Mills Adds New Eatery: Crepe Ape Coming Soon

Potomac Mills Adds New Eatery: Crepe Ape Coming Soon

An innovative new eatery providing savory and sweet French Crepes will be soon be open at Potomac Mills.

Crepe Ape is set to open in Neighborhood 5 near Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store on Wednesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Shoppers will enjoy a complimentary 16 oz coffee or fountain drink with the purchase of any crepe on opening day!

 

Mayorga Coffee's Specialty Drink of the Week: Frosty Strawberry Peep

Mayorga Coffee's Specialty Drink of the Week: Frosty Strawberry Peep

Stop by Mayorga Coffee in National Harbor located at 150 American Way, Oxon Hill, MD this week and next to celebrate Easter with a Frosty Strawberry Peep.

This delicious, strawberry flavored treat is $4.35 for a small and $4.65 for a medium.

It's perfect for a nice walk around the harbor with strawberry puree, half & half, and marshmallow syrup ingredients (Yum!)

 

Local Bridal Boutique Holds Annual Spring Sample Sale

Local Bridal Boutique Holds Annual Spring Sample Sale

 

The following information was sent to us by Carine Krawiec:

Carine's Bridal Atelier, a high-end boutique located in Georgetown, will host its annual spring sample sale this March 29th at the store. The sale will begin at 5 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. 

Bridal gowns will be discounted up to 75% off, with prices starting as low as $999.  Over 50 dresses from couture designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Monique Lhuillier, Rivini, Carolina Herrera and more will be available for sale.

MOUNT VERNON, Va. NATIVE, DANA BAILEY JOINS OCCASIONALLY CAKE in Alexandria, VA.

MOUNT VERNON, Va. NATIVE, DANA BAILEY JOINS OCCASIONALLY CAKE in Alexandria, VA.

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. recently hired Mount Vernon, Va. native, Dana Bailey, 29, as a manager-in-training and a baker. Her favorite cup cake invention is Banana’s Foster, made with banana cake dipped in dulce de leche with rum butter cream icing and sprinkled with brown sugar. For more information on Occasionally Cake, call 703-780-CAKE or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

Bailey is a recent graduate of Stratford University in Woodbridge, Va. with a degree in baking and pastry. Although she spent the past 10 years working in government administration, Bailey knew her ‘calling’ was to be in the kitchen creating and designing cakes. When she’s not whipping up a new cupcake flavor, she enjoys reading and listening to music.

5 Reasons Spray-On Tans are Better

5 Reasons Spray-On Tans are Better

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the country. Furthermore, around 90 percent of all skin cancer cases are associated with exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Even indoor tanning beds, which 30 million people use per year, pose health risks. Because of this, many people are in search of a healthier option. Today, the spray-on tan option is increasingly offering many benefits over other forms of tanning.

“Many people are not familiar with the type of spray-on tan that we offer,” explains Meghan Farrar, owner of Golden Glow Mobile Spray Tan (www.goldenglowtansva.com), located in NoVa. “Those who do know and opt for it find out just what a great-looking tan they can get, and how much better it is than sunbathing or being exposed to UV tanning booths.”

Spray-on tans provide many benefits, compared to other forms of tanning, including: