August 2023 Short Stuff

August 2023 Short Stuff


Surround Your Family in Nature’s Beauty

At ARTECHOUSE DC’s Timeless Butterflies: A PIXELBLOOM Story, your family enters a digital world filled with butterflies, flowers and artwork, at peak bloom. As DC’s original home for digital art, ARTECHOUSE is here to showcase and celebrate the feature of creativity with exhibitions and artwork designed to spark the artist in all of us.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Meditation Illuminated! Concise and easy to read, Meditation Illuminated is a highly-acclaimed primer, perfect for those new to meditation. You’ll find comprehensive instructions on how to meditate, accessible techniques and step-by-step guidance for 21 varied meditations – so you can find a style that resonates with you. Available in paperback, Kindle and audiobook.

National Book Festival


Join the 2023 Library of Congress National Book Festival at the Washington Convention Center on August 12, featuring more than 70 authors, book signings and stories for children. The festival’s theme, “Everyone Has a Story,” celebrates the storyteller in us all. It’s free and fun for readers of all ages! Learn more at

Hippeas Snack

HIPPEAS Sustainable Snack

Back-to-school snack season is here and fueling our kiddos with a protein-dense snack during the school day can help keep them full, focused and energized during a long day. Between the regular school day and after-school activities, a packable, non-perishable snack is often needed … enter HIPPEAS®. HIPPEAS has the nutrition and variety that parents love and the taste and cool factor that kids crave. Give Peas a Chance!

Strider Rocking Bike

The Strider 2-in-1 Rocking Bike

The Strider 2-in-1 Rocking Bike combines a 12” Strider Balance Bike with an innovative rocking base that makes it possible for babies as young as 6 months old to begin the process of learning to ride a bike. It’s also a safer alternative to the traditional rocking horse because little ones can rest their feet at its base. This versatile rocker develops essential skills such as balance, dexterity, spatial awareness and confidence! Strider 2-in-1 Rocking Bike