Christian Siriano Collection for Lane Bryant

I am excited! I don’t consider myself a fashion person (I just like cute clothes) but I have taken notice of Christian Siriano. I watched his season of Project Runway, but never thought much about him one way or another after that. A friend raved over his shoes being sold at Payless, but because they […]

Miso, Sushi & Sake

  This evening after work I went for a nice long massage. The week started off with a bang and my muscles were rebelling. The massage must have triggered my hunger sensors because I was ravenous when I got up from the massage table. There is a sushi restaurant upstairs and I figured that sushi would […]

H Street N.E./Capitol Hill

I work on Capitol Hill and daily I can see how H Street is gentrifying fast and furiously. What was once a blighted run down area is now rising from the ashes to become one of the most sought after areas among young up and comers. As you can see from the photos, new restaurants, […]

Founding Farmers

I was in the mood for a really good salad Thursday after work and my favorite salad is the Fried Chicken Salad at Founding Farmers. Because I had just dropped a coworker off at George Washington University, I decided to try the location in Foggy Bottom. Of course there was no parking, so I got […]

The C&O Canal Walking Tour

  Thursday after work I felt like going on an adventure so instead of heading straight home from work, I hopped on the Clara Barton Parkway and headed to Maryland to have a salad. Traffic was bad and my leg was starting to tense up so I pulled over into Lock 10 of the Chesapeake […]

La Madeleine Country French Cafe

La Madeleine is one of my favorite places to stop and eat when I want something quick but not necessary fast food. I passed La Madeleine often when there was a location in Rockville, but never went in to try it. A couple of years ago when I visited Louisiana with my aunt one of […]

My 5 Most Used Free Apps

A couple of years ago I shared 5 essential apps for navigating a new city. Well, now that I am settled in I thought I would update my list to include some of my favorite and most used phone apps. Instagram: I love taking pictures on Instagram so it is one of my top used apps. The […]