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Romantic Weekend at District Wharf

Fall Fashion Lifestyle Travel

My husband’s birthday was this past weekend, and it’s known as usually being a beautiful weekend in DC… one of the last of the season. We’ve made it a tradition to go away as a couple for his birthday weekend. Sometimes we go somewhere new (see our Asheville weekend getaway), and sometimes we decide on a staycation (last year we stayed at the Kimpton Madera right in Dupont Circle). This…

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Visiting NYC As a Family

Lifestyle Travel

My husband, 9-year-old daughter, and I took a quick trip to New York City a couple weeks ago. I was invited to attend a one-day blogging conference for free on a Friday. We decided to all go up together and stick around in the Big Apple through Tuesday afternoon. We hadn't visited NYC as a family since 2015. This wasn’t a sponsored trip, just a regular old family vacation from…

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Delaware Beach Trips: What I Packed, What I Wore

Lifestyle Summer Travel

Last month I spent almost a week in Lewes, Delaware with my three friends. We stayed in a house in downtown Lewes, walking distance to restaurants and shops, a short drive to the Lewes shore. This past weekend I went to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware with my sister, mom, and daughter for our annual beach getaway. For this trip, we stayed in a hotel just two blocks from the ocean. I…

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Visiting The Hotel at the University of Maryland [Sponsored]

Lifestyle Travel

Karl and I are always looking for indoor places to do photo shoots for the blog. Places that are spacious, have great lighting, not too distracting of a background, and we won’t be in the way. When the Hotel at the University of Maryland opened, it became a favorite place for us to take photos. It's a modern, elegant, and upscale hotel full of light and modern amenities. Emerson often joins…

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Weekend Getaway at National Harbor [Sponsored]

Lifestyle Travel

I have lived in Prince George's County, Maryland almost all my life. My parents moved here from DC when I was a toddler. I even went to the University of Maryland College Park which is in PG County. After college I lived in Annapolis for a stint, but when Karl and I moved in together in 2000, we came back to where the two of us grew up. PG County…

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Three-Day Weekend Getaway to Charleston, South Carolina

Lifestyle Travel

This past weekend was my sister’s 40th birthday. It’s a milestone birthday and the start of what I’ve found to the best decade and we wanted to do it right. Looking for a weekend getaway that isn’t too far away, has a nice combination of R&R and activity, a good nightlife and foodie scene we decided on Charleston, South Carolina. Just a two-hour flight from DC, Charleston is an amazing…

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DC Staycation at the Kimpton Hotel Madera

Lifestyle Travel

stay·ca·tion /stāˈkāSHn/ noun, informal a vacation spent in one's home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. Staycation, it’s a word often misused. We tell friends we had a staycation when really we lived our normal life inside our home, maybe with more Netflix and less pants. But a staycation is supposed to be a true vacation from the everyday, just…

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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert

Lifestyle Music Travel

Music is something that means a lot to my family. Karl and I have attended several music festivals and I think the combination of music and roughing it has helped solidify our relationship. We regularly attend concerts and music is always playing in our home. Emerson inherited our love of music; she’s always singing, loves playing the piano, and also is regularly playing music from her kid-friendly Spotify playlists. We’ve…

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