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Christmas at the White House

Earlier this week, we were fortunate enough to be invited to tour the White House. A good friend is a reporter in the White House Press Corp & each year members of the media are able to tour the White House all decked out for the holidays with their friends & family. This is the fourth […]

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7 Mistakes DC Visitors Make – & How to Avoid Them

We’re wrapping up another summer tourist season here in Washington, D.C. & entering into the second most dreaded time of year: the influx of school groups. I’ve lived in America’s capital for over 10 years now & have firmly planted my roots as a settled Washingtonian (or that’s what my mortgage company tells me). I’ve had […]

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5 Reasons I Love Washington, DC

It’s hard to believe that at the end of the month that I’ll be celebrating my 10 year anniversary of moving to Washington, D.C. I was an eager college graduate with a job on Capitol Hill & an eagerness to make my mark in our nation’s capital. I made almost no money & lived in […]

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Paradise Springs Winery

A few weeks ago, B & I decided to do a little local exploring & ventured one Sunday out to Clifton, Virginia (population 294), a very small town about 45 minutes away from where we live. Our destination: brunch at Trummer’s on Main & an afternoon wine tasting class at Paradise Springs Winery. Could one […]

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Ultimate Guide to Christmas in Washington, DC

Despite all the scroogey politicians, America’s capital city doesn’t disappoint around the holidays. Here’s everything you need to know about where to eat, what to see, & how to make the most of the holidays in Washington, DC. Traditional Holiday Sites The National Christmas Tree is high on every visitors’ list during the holiday season. […]

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Christmas on the Potomac

When the nice folks at Gaylord National Harbor invited B & I to come check out the property & all their holiday merriment & joy, I was a little hesitant. The National Harbor complex is less than six miles from where we live & we’ve watched the area grow from a patch of dirt to a […]

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