Archive | JC’s Favorite Things

The Salamander Is Open— PHOTOS

( – I am so proud of Dr. Sheila C. Johnson, founder and CEO of the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA. I was very honored to attend the Salamander’s VIP ribbon cutting ceremony this past week at her elegant spa and resort estate. The Salamander sits on 340-acres nestled in the foothills of  Read more »

I Love Fogo de Chão! — PHOTOS

( — You have not lived until you have experienced Fogo de Chão. The Brazilian steakhouse is a haven for all cuts of meat. Their Gaucho chefs roast every piece of meat over open flames to keep with the traditional Gaucho (southern Brazilian cowboy) way of preparing meat. Before the main course, their gourmet salad bar  Read more »

Crazy for Candy Crush Saga!

WASHINGTON, DC (— Hello friends, one of my interns at WUSA9 News just got me hip to the game, Candy Crush Saga. I don’t know all the ins and outs of it, but so far I absolutely love it. It’s so fun and very relaxing.  You can play it on Facebook, smartphones and even an iPad.  Read more »

La traviata by Verdi At Wolf Trap — Come Watch a Passionate Love Story

WASHINGTON, DC (— I will be attending one of my favorite operas, La traviata by Verdi, on Friday, July 19. The opera will begin at 8:15 at the Wolf Trap Opera Company. If you want to experience the pinnacle passion, love and heartbreak, La traviata, is the opera for you. The love story surrounds a beautiful  Read more »

JC’s Favorite Things

( — The summer season ushers in more time to have fun and relax. I like to add some of my favorite things into the mix. First, I am a fan of scented soaps and candles. Lafco has the best fragranced items for the home. The Iris Lavender scented soaps and candles give off the ultimate soothing fragrance. I absolutely adore this product  Read more »

It’s Back!

One of the most noticeable and comfortable fashion trends is back! The Maxi dress! Originally designed by Dominican born, Oscar de la Renta in the 1960′s. Its claim to fame is its comfort, diverse style, and ability to flatter many types of shapes and sizes. Maxi dresses are meant for the warm temperatures of spring and summer because  Read more »

Win a Vespa! Watch WUSA 9 at Noon With JC Hayward For Details

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Travel in style with a Vespa scooter. Watch JC Hayward at noon on WUSA 9 (CBS) to learn more about this fun sweepstakes launching today! WUSA 9 is giving away two Vespas for the next two weeks. When you enter the sweepstakes, you will also be raising awareness for a non-profit organization, The group builds  Read more »

Hats Galore For Preakness! By Anthony Gaskins, Master Hatmaker

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Master milliner Anthony Gaskins stopped by to see JC Hayward. And of course he brought his beautiful, hand-crafted hats. Gaskins has made hats for celebrities, socialites and diplomats. With the 138th Preakness approaching on May 18th, you can imagine what the Pimlico Race Course will look like with all of the fancy headwear abound. Which hat  Read more »

Lions Club District 22-C Honors JC Hayward With Humanitarian Award– PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC ( — “We Serve.” That is the motto of the Lions Club District 22-C. JC Hayward was recently awarded the Distict 22-C Humanitarian Award. She has been distinguished for her long-term contributions to humanitarian causes and charities such as Hospice Caring, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, The Double Nickels Theatre Company and the United Black Fund among others. She  Read more »

A Baby Shower for Wife of “Manny’s the Man” – PHOTOS

( — JC enjoyed a springtime baby shower with lots of smiles and laughter.  This past weekend, the baby shower was for Patricia Fantis,  wife of Manny Fantis of “Manny’s the Man,” the wise voice behind a very manly column on The baby shower celebrates a first-born baby boy, Andreas Iakovos Fantis, due end of June!