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In Residence at The Jefferson

My husband and I treated ourselves to a little staycation a couple of weeks ago at The Jefferson, a five star boutique hotel in the heart of Washington, D.C. Besides the stellar accommodations and service, the place has loads of sentimental value to us since we got married there in 2013.  Since then, we have tried to stay there at least once a year, particularly around the holidays when all of the pretty Christmas decorations are up. Read More »

Where to Eat Like a French Girl in DC

So you want to celebrate Bastille Day, because the Forth of July wasn’t enough, maybe? I get it. Excusez-moi, but rosé and oysters are definitely more appealing than beer and hotdogs. Any excuse to indulge in the former is acceptable, n’est ce pas? I’ve come up with a short list of the places that I go to get my French girl food fix, on Bastille Day or any day for that matter. Read More »

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Haute Date

I love wearing classic pieces, like a double-breasted black blazer and jeans, in unexpected ways. Anyone can throw a white button down or silk blouse with that and call it a day, but I thought it would be fun to throw some of my favorite athleisure pieces into the mix instead. Read More »

A Peak at Preakness

Last week, my husband and I attended the Preakness Stakes as guests of the Stronach Group, the owners of the Pimlico race course. I have always enjoyed watching horse races on television (especially in 2015 when American Pharoah won the triple crown at the Belmont Stakes), but have never actually attended one in real life, so this was a big treat. I have to admit that I was just as excited to see the fashion, and of course, the hats that guests would be wearing, as the horses (because let’s be honest, millinery opportunities are few and far between these days unless you’re a member of the Royal Family) .  Read More »

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Métier

Last night hubby and I headed over to Eric Ziebold’s brand new restaurant, Métier (translation: “occupation” or “craft”) which opened a few days ago in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood. We are big fans of the sister restaurant, Kinship (see my review here), so we figured it would be something great. We weren’t disappointed. Read More »