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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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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