I am lucky that my job affords me the luxury of often having a social life during the week, as well as on the weekend. Unfortunately, this was not one of those weeks. Between deadlines at my "real" job, deadlines at my part-time job, deadlines for my freelance gig and the necessary sleeping and ... Read More about b DC Burger Bar in Penn Quarter
I live in downtown DC in between Shaw and Chinatown. When going out, I usually opt for things more toward Shaw. Even though it's building up at a rapid pace, there is a different vibe in Shaw - less 'let's pound shots and drink towers of beer' and more 'let's have a nice craft cocktail and eat some ... Read More about Denson Liquor Bar
We had a nice little getaway this past weekend. Tom and I, along with his brother Ryan and his wife Jen, holed up in a cabin in the Shenandoah to spend some quality time together and get in touch with nature (without having to camp, which I'm not particularly good at - at all). We left after work ... Read More about Cabin Getaway in the Shenandoah
I love to travel to new places, but one of my biggest travel priorities is making plenty of time to go home and visit my family back in Oklahoma. I needed to leave home and strike out on my own for many reasons, and living in DC has worked out incredibly well so far. However, I miss my people every ... Read More about Home Sweet Home
Another stop we made after our OBX trip last weekend, after visiting The Dog & Oyster, was for more fabulous oysters at Merroir Rappahannock Oyster Co. in Topping, Virginia. This quaint little spot, situated on the Rappahannock River, is part of the aptly named Rappahannock Oyster Co. which ... Read More about Merroir Rappahannock Oyster Co.