Yay, A Long Weekend! Here's What You Should Do With It

Got a shopping itch to scratch? Click on over to South Moon Under and snag yourself a 10% discount, courtesy of local blog A Lacey Perspective.
Try the to-die-for homemade pickles made by the two lovely local entrepreneurs behind Gordy's Pickle Jar. So far, we've spotted jars at Cork Market and Trohv, and they're well worth sampling.
Stop by the D.C. Arts Center Decathlon, an epic art exhibition highlighting four local artist and their works in 10 different media — textiles, photography, painting, sound, video, and more.
Take advantage of the day off and see a matinee of The Iron Lady, In the Land of Blood and Honey, or Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, all of which got high marks from The Washington Post . For our part, we're seeing Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy at E Street Cinema.
Make your own version of comfort food à la Style Within Reach, who whipped up this delish Martha Stewart whole-wheat pasta and kale dish.
Now that you've survived the first two weeks of the new year, start planning out what you'd like to accomplish in then next 50 weeks of 2012. MIMI + MEG inspired us!

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