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Free Italian Ice Today All Over The Country!

Free Italian Ice Today All Over The Country!

For the past week or two we’ve been experiencing summer-like weather in the District, but today officially marks the first day of spring.

That fact alone gets me excited, but you know what gets me even more excited? 

FREE Italian ice ON the first day of spring.

Rita’s Italian Ice, which has locations all over the country, will celebrate the first day of spring by giving away a free, regular size Italian Ice to all guests today between noon and 9 p.m..

The sweet giveaway is an annual tradition at Rita’s.

Click here to find the Rita’s location near you and celebrate the first day of spring with some cold, icy goodness.

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.