summer reading

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Books, dc | 0 comments

summer reading

School is over and vacation season is in full swing. Interested in a few books for your down time? These seven books are what I’ve liked lately. This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel.  What do you do when your 5 year old boy wants to be a girl? This insightful, beautifully written novel explores the topic...

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master bathroom reveal!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in dc, Home and Garden, Interior Design, Restaurants, u st. corridor, washington | 0 comments

master bathroom reveal!

After months of planning and three weeks of construction, the master bathroom renovation is done! I am thrilled with the results and the photos speak for themselves. The biggest change was transforming the shower stall into a vanity for my husband.  While it was never a hardship to share one vanity, having two is superb. There are many things...

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5 lessons from my Dad

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in dc, Me, me, me | 0 comments

5 lessons from my Dad

“Five Lessons from My Dad” is something I wrote a couple of years ago. While I rarely look backwards, many of my life decisions have revolved around these lessons and it’s worth revisiting. Happy Father’s Day! Just like my Mom, my Dad taught me valuable lessons about life.  When you’re growing up, you’re not thinking about what your parents are...

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father’s day gift guide

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in gift guides, Me, me, me | 0 comments

father’s day gift guide

I can’t believe it’s Father’s Day this weekend! Here’s a few gift options that will please any of the men in your life. j’s hot sauce four pack sampler   This is my friend Jason’s hot sauce company.  It’s delicious and for those who love hot sauce, it’s no joke! Especially #4.  It makes my husband break into a sweat...

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road trippin’ | philly

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in fashion, Interior Design, Me, me, me, Travel | 0 comments

road trippin’ | philly

On Friday, my husband and I took the train to Philly to visit with some cousins.  It was fast and furious but tons of fun. My cousin took Friday off and set up an epic walking tour of the city. We explored a couple of new (to us) neighborhoods like Fishtown and Northern Liberties. This crazy door is the...

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new listing! corner 1 bedroom in arlington

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in arlington, condos, Real Estate, virginia | 0 comments

new listing! corner 1 bedroom in arlington

4600 S. Four Mile Run #426 Arlington, VA 22204 881 sf | condo fee $595.00 | taxes $1,628.00 yearly list price | $172,000 Sunny, corner 1 bedroom condo with new floors, updated bathroom and balcony. All utilities included in condo fee except cable/internet.  Laundry facilities on each floor.  Building amenities include a pool, gym, 24 hour concierge and bike...

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happy memorial day

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in dc, Real Estate | 0 comments

happy memorial day

Thank you to those who have served and fallen in the service of the USA. We...

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‘hood happenings | u st. corridor & shaw

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in 'hood happenings, dc, shaw, u st. corridor | 0 comments

‘hood happenings | u st. corridor & shaw

links and photos left to right: washington post, urban turf, washington city paper, price of...

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bathroom reno has begun!

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in dc, Interior Design, Real Estate, u st. corridor | 0 comments

bathroom reno has begun!

After months and months of planning, the master bathroom renovation has begun!  It started on Monday and currently the bathroom is a big mess. They’ve torn out everything and slowly, what I imagined is coming to life.  It’s exciting and I can’t wait until it’s finished. Already I’ve been daydreaming about my own vanity.  It’s not been a hardship...

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five lessons from my mom

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in dc, Me, me, me | 0 comments

five lessons from my mom

“Five Lessons from My Mom” is something I wrote a couple of years ago and it’s one of my favorite posts.  Many of my life decisions have revolved around these lessons and it’s worth revisiting. Happy Mother’s Day! My Mom has taught me a lot about life.  Throughout my adolescence and most of my 20’s, I rolled my eyes...

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