This is the first of a series of posts as a National Harbor ‘Funbassador’, but all opinions (and photos!) are my own. National Harbor is a waterfront destination on the banks of the Potomac River in Maryland, just south of Washington, DC. Maura wanted to celebrate her birthday there, so that’s just what we did! […]
While many think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, this holiday is about remembering our military servicemen and women… those who have fallen and those who continue fighting to defend our freedoms. We remember you forever.
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 […]
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 […]
Monterrey, the capitol of the state of Nuevo León, is the city that I’ve visited the most in Mexico. It’s only about a 2-and-a-half hour drive from the Texas border, and about 7 hours from Austin, where my mom lives. I’ve made this trip many times, but still get excited as soon as I start […]
I’m bummed that we missed Flower Mart this weekend. It’s an annual festival that takes place every spring on the grounds of the National Cathedral. The Cathedral is definitely a must-see when you’re in DC. It’s the 6th largest neogothic cathedral in the world, the 2nd largest in the U.S., and the 4th tallest structure […]