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Last week, my husband and I spent a few days in Harbour Island, Bahamas.  It’s absolutely stunning.  What we didn’t anticipate was the impact of #snowzilla on the weather.  While we were far, far away, the #snowzilla weather system wreaked havoc on the entire east coast. Instead of 75 and sunny, we got 68, windy and rainy.  It was a bummer.  We enjoyed a few mornings at the beach (in every layer we had in our suitcase) but it wasn’t exactly as I envisioned. I know..pity party for me, right?  Boo hoooooo.

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While the weather was disappointing, overall we had a ball.  Harbour Island is picturesque. It’s tiny island off the coast of Eleuthera. The only way to reach it is by water taxi.  Everyone drives golf carts and it takes about 15 minutes to get from one side of the island to the other. It’s full of colorful homes and pink sand beaches.  The food is amazing.  Every meal we had was delicious and we enjoyed many cocktails.

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By the end of our trip, I was stir crazy. Unless the weather is good, there’s not a ton to do. We were there 3 full days and I was ready to get off the island.  My take away: Harbour Island is the perfect weekend get away but I don’t know if I could spend a week there.

The weather was also freaking me out.  Our flight back to DC was cancelled and suddenly, it looked like we were going to be stuck in Harbour Island for longer than anticipated. No bueno. After a fight with our airline, I arranged for us to get back to Miami.  More on that tomorrow!

Where to Stay: The Dunmore, Rock House    We stayed at the Rock House.  We stayed in the Rock House, Negril many years ago and loved it.  Rock House, Harbor Island was also fantastic.  It’s not beach front which I didn’t realize.  (dur)  If you want beach front, stay at The Dunmore.  It’s gorgeous too!

Where to Eat: The Landing, Rock House, The Dunmore, Arthurs (breakfast and lunch only), Sip Sip (lunch only), Bahamas Coffee Roaster.

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4025-Conn-ext

4025 Conn Ave, NW #703
Washington, DC 20008

1 bed + den | 2 full baths

1400 square feet

rent | $3500

Fully furnished, 2 level, 1 bedroom + den, 2 bathroom condo with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops in the kitchen, w/d in unit, 2 outdoor areas, garage parking and amazing city views. Den has a pullout couch that sleeps two, office area on upper level. Minutes to the Van Ness Metro, Giant, Yes Organic Market, Starbucks, Calvert and Woodley, Walgreens, CVS, City Fitness, Gold’s Gym, Rock Creek Park and Cleveland Park restaurants.

No pets.  No smokers. 6 month lease only.

 

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links from top to bottom:  Urban Turf, The Washington Post, CNBCThe Washington Post

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929-Fl-#8007-ext

929 Florida Ave, NW #8007

Washington, DC 20001

1103 square feet | condo fee $530.77

list price | $599,000

Modern 1 bedroom + den corner penthouse. Hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, floor to ceiling windows, 10′ ceilings, two full bathrooms, balcony with amazing monument views. Garage parking. Communal roof deck with 2 gas grills. 2 blocks to U St. Metro, minutes to restaurants and new U St./Shaw retail, next door to upcoming Whole Foods. 95 walk score.  Open Sunday, 1/10/16 from 1-4pm.

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rejuvenenation

I’ve always been a huge fan of Rejuvenation’s lighting options. I’ve been stalking their Cedar & Moss collaboration for months because it’s so good. I recently discovered Rejuvenation also sells furniture and it’s bad ass.  I don’t need anything for my house but I’ll be sharing this website with my clients.

Clinton Modern Wingback    SYMBOL stereo console  Belmont Tuxedo Sofa   Cascade Table

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hood-happenings1.16Happy 2016!  Lots of good stuff happening in the ‘hood lately. Can you believe the plans for the new Whole Foods?!  Holy cow..it’s going to be massive.  I’m also excited about the proposed park.  Our corner of DC definitely needs some green space.

links and photos top to bottom:  Urban Turf, Washington Post, Washington City Paper, POP 

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