I had heard about Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) a long time ago and while I understood the program’s purpose was to help children, I honestly had no idea just how much they do for families all over the world until McDonald’s invited me to visit my local RMHC to see how it works. It’s […]
Visiting Washington, DC
On Friday night I decided to surprise the girls with a picnic dinner at the Tidal Basin, for fear that with the weekend’s impending rain and wind, that would be our last chance to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom. While we see the cherry blossoms every year, this is the first time that […]
“What a funny name for a garden,” Maya said.
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on this very day 48 years ago. August 28th, 1963. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial was supposed to officially open to the public today, with a big dedication ceremony that has unfortunately been postponed due to Hurricane Irene. The memorial has […]
I ordered a dozen cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake for my birthday. Chocolate Banana – Orange Blossom – Red Velvet – Chocolate PB Swirl – Key Lime Chocolate Birthday – Vanilla/Chocolate – Coconut – Chocolate Squared – Vanilla Squared I’d been wanting a cupcake from this place for the longest time. While I don’t go into […]
Washington, DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival just wrapped up, and while the weather hasn’t been ideal, we spent one afternoon enjoying the blossoms last week. It was a grey, chilly day, but we still had a great time! A closeup of the blossoms. Maya was so happy! The girls just love the city. They’re always […]