Fredericksburg Parent

March 2014

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18 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • March 2014 IF THE WEATHER WON'T COOPERATE: Learn something new together. Try classes in cooking, art, fencing, dancing, mixology or whatever else strikes your fancy. Pam Molnar is freelance writer and mother of three. She looks forward to shaking off the cold days of winter and spending some time outdoors with her husband and family. BY PAM MOLnAR with your Spouse FOR THE ROMANTIC: Take a walk in Alum Springs Park and explore the trails. Take time to walk along the stream, look for spring flowers or simply take advantage of the quiet time together. FOR THE HANDY COUPLE: Fashion a fire pit out of brick pavers and stone. Bring in chairs for a gathering area for friends or pillows for a cozy spot to cuddle under the stars. Tackle a small remodeling job together. Repaint the bedroom, add a backsplash in the kitch- en or replace the outdated hardware on the cabinets. 18 FOR COUPLES THAT LIKE TO GET DIRTY: Choose a place in the yard to plant a vegetable garden. Enjoy the sun, fresh air and the fruits of your labor as your garden grows. up for a messy challenge? Athletes of all levels will enjoy competing together in a mud run or obstacle course. Find mud runs in your area by visiting FOR THE COUPLE THAT LIKES TO PLAY: Get outside and fly a kite, throw a Frisbee or play catch. Enjoy the warmer weather by practicing your golf swing or playing a round of tennis. Check out for treasure hunts. This is a great opportunity to hike and explore nature close to home. don't forget to sign the log book and bring a treasure to leave for the next person. IF IT'S WARM OUT: When spring arrives, we want to be outside as much as possible. What better way to enjoy the spring weather than to dine al fres- co? Find an outdoor café for lunch or dust off the grill and have dinner on the patio. Head out to the ball park and buy some peanuts and Cracker Jacks (or hot dogs and beer) and root for the Potomac nationals in Woodbridge or the Flying Squirrels in Richmond. If you can't make it to see a major league game, gather a group of friends and head to the local park for your own opening day. Ways to Welcome Spring

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