Category Archives: Places to visit in and near DC

A Guide to Enjoy the DC Cherry Blossoms

Long awaited spring has come to DC. Every year I become more and more excited to welcome spring. The warm sunshine, bright daffodils and our beloved cherry blossoms. Over 1.5 million people visit DC over this time to see the blush pink blossoms as they crown the Tidal Basin. I’ve put together a list of…

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DC Snow Traditions

Last week we had our first snow of the winter here in DC. I just love how it makes the world slow down and savor the little moments. It’s tradition after a large snowfall to meet early the next day at the Capitol for sledding. It was still snowing as I made my way up…

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Favorite Locations to Celebrate Christmas in DC

I simply love DC during the holidays! There are lights everywhere and so many fun, free exhibits. I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite locations to celebrate Christmas in DC. The week before and after are the best times to come and do something festive. A lot of families are…

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Friday Favorites: Five Star DC Restaurants

I get asked so many times from friends -and complete strangers- what our favorite restaurants are in DC. To be honest it’s hard to name off just a couple because the food scene in DC is amazing. Daniel and I put together out top 5 favorites. We chose these for many reasons: they put so…

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Friday Favorites| Washington, DC Photo Locations

For all you local photographers or moms looking for several great DC photo locations; here are a few of my favorites. It can be hard to get a location without a lot of people or that require expensive permits. I want to share several scenic yet child-friendly photo locations here in the district. Upper Senate…

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The National Portrait Gallery -Washington, 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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Why Everyone Should Move Away From Their Hometown

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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Christmas at Union Market

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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Spring in Dc-2016

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Latte Art in the DMV

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