Category Archives: Places to visit in and near DC

I haven’t shared a place to visit in DC for ages and am so excited to share one of my favorites today! The National Portrait Gallery is simply lovely. With all the different art exhibits, marble tile, and white statues I feel I could be Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice for just a moment. […]

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When I was asked to move to Dc with my job, my very first reaction was to laugh. I mean, why would I move away from my family, friends, and everything that was familiar? My Mother grew up in this town and so did her Mother and her Grandmother. For generations the people I love […]

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I just love the market during the Holidays. The day after Thanksgiving the tree is decorated and the lights are hung. A local Christmas Tree farm sets up a stand outside for the neighboring families. Very proud of our recycled water bottle chandelier. It’s so pretty with the fresh boughs hung on it.

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When a few friends from church suggested going on a cupcake/macaroon tour in Georgetown, I was so excited! We walked to all the various shops and learnt some history along the way. 1. Sprinkles-we sampled their “dark chocolate” cupcake. 2. Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Co. We sampled their “peanut butter/chocolate” fudge I love the old-charm of […]

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Uncle Chips is a little cookie shop on North Capitol Street NW. It ships cookies everywhere-and if you have any you will know why! I love the lights outside. And on warm summer days they set up chairs and tables outside as well. You enter off the main street. Be careful; it is very easy […]

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I stumbled across this old book store when I visited Eastern Market this week. The entire store is covered in books from floor to ceiling. I’m not even a book fan at all but I love when I can find a one-of-a-kind-shop. This was certainly one of them!The brick side-walk with red Geraniums gave me […]

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I thought I would share a few of Danny and I’s favorite places to visit and eat in DC. Here is the first-with many more to come! Big Bear: a small coffee shop just two blocks from our houseIt has lots of room to park your bike if you are living in the city with […]

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