• Washington DC Adventures

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    Hi, friends! Happy Monday! So, not only did I survive the Army 10-Miler, I PR-ed that bad boy! Booyah! A huge thanks to Anne and Theodora for getting me through it! Bright and early on Sunday morning, Katie and I left her condo to catch the Metro to the race. We arrived a little after […]


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    The final day of our foodie tour of Washington, DC kicked off with a visit to Ben’s Chili Bowl, which is home to one of city’s signature dishes: the half-smoke chili dog. Ben’s is also famous for serving hot dogs to famous faces such as Bill Cosby and President Obama. Here’s where the President sat! […]


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    And the Destination DC adventures continue! After enjoying lunch at the Mandarin Oriental, we walked over to the White House and then the nearby farmers’ market. The FRESHFARM Market by the White House is open on Thursdays from 3:00 – 7:00 pm until late October. It’s also the same farmers’ market where Michelle Obama shops! […]


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    The second day of our Destination DC trip was just as busy as the first. It started with a visit to the Mandarin Oriental, which included a dessert demonstration by Chef Matthew Petersen and lunch at Sou’Wester. When we arrived at the Mandarin Oriental, we were greeted by the Director of Communications, Linda Beltran, who […]


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    On Wednesday afternoon, our group also visited the What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam? exhibit at The National Archives. The exhibit utilizes historical records to explore the Government’s effect on what Americans eat. We weren’t allowed to snap photos inside the exhibit, but it was super interesting and a MUST SEE if you visit DC. Trust me! […]


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    Hello! Happy Friday! I’m having a blast eating my way through the nation’s capital. Our schedule has been jam-packed since we arrived on Wednesday morning, but I’m glad we’ve had the opportunity to see and do (and eat) so much in such a short amount of time. Our foodie tour kicked off with a visit […]


    Wake Up DC

    September 29, 2011

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    Hello, hello! I woke up bright and early to join Leslie and Beth for an early morning run around DC. The weather was humid, but surprisingly cool and breezy at the same time. It made for some lovely running weather. Beth took us on a 5-mile loop around the monuments and back to our hotel. […]