A girls’ weekend in Virginia wine country

When my best friend got engaged, I immediately started thinking about a girls’ weekend getaway. She’s one of the funnest people to be around so I knew it would be a blast. We kind of had a mini girls’ weekend in D.C. last year so I was ready for this. My bachelorette was two years … Continue reading

Bucket list: Mount Vernon

A few weeks ago the husband and I finally check-off another stop on the bucket list by going to Mount Vernon. We got lucky with beautiful weather. I thought you could just go in and walk around but it’s $15 for entry. I guess it’s worth it. We probably should have gone for the $25 … Continue reading

Bucket list: Virginia wine tour

Finally we checked off some more of the bucket list with a tour of a couple of Virginia wineries. During grad school, I went out to a vineyard and researched a lot about the Virginia wine business (for this story). I’ve been dying to go back out there. Such a beautiful way to spend an … Continue reading

You have to put this on the blog

The past few days cousins took over our basement for a Washington vacation. After a couple of other trips here, they like for us to “show them the city.” A couple of stops in and they kept saying, “you have to put this on the blog.” It is a lot of pressure to pick places … Continue reading

The great Washington restaurant tour

Over the past few weeks we’ve had a series of visitors and a big part of our visitor’s time here was spent hopping from a series of Washington restaurants and bars. I’ve been slack in writing about it all since we’ve been so busy so here’s the rundown on our D.C. eats. Seriously this list … Continue reading

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