1. Phase 1 of reopening DC includes restaurants offering socially distanced outdoor dining. If you’re ready for it, Eater has a running list of places you can go for an al fresco meal or drinks.
2. Kids and teens can work on projects that focus on service learning, the practice of connecting core SEL (social-emotional learning) concepts to actions that serve others, with Project Tie-Dye. The subscription service founded by two local moms delivers a new kit each month with all the supplies needed to complete service-learning projects that are thoughtfully designed and fun for kids to do.
3. If you’ve been cleaning out closets and drawers during your time at home and need somewhere for all the “give away” clothes to go, check out thredUP. You can send in clothes and shoes for donation or consignment, plus you can shop the website. There are some great finds and deals to be had! And if, like me, you enjoy secondhand shopping and are missing your local places for thrifting, thredUP can help fill that void. (PS: I used my referral link, which gives you $10 after your first order.)
4. ‘Tis the season (and circumstances) for park picnics and backyard barbecues, a great time to try some new side dishes.
5. How have I only just now discovered Momsplaining with Kristen Bell? So funny.
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