D.C. for the Holidays

D.C. for the Holidays

This weekend was another one full of Christmas adventures. The weather is beautiful this time of year and perfect for exploring D.C. and some of the festivities the city offers.  We hit three big attractions on our Saturday outing with the littles and that is precisely we only made it to three of the places [...]

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

This weekend was so exciting for a few reasons! It was my birthday!!We finally got our family Christmas card pictures taken!! (And I am DYING to show you guys!)December is here!!Christmas fun begins!! The weekend kicked off on Friday afternoon when hubby came home and surprised me with a gift I've been wanting since last birthday. This [...]

Cyber Monday Deals Not to Miss!!

You guys, this Black Friday weekend has been the most exciting and I feel like the best one ever!!!!  I am in heaven with all the awesome deals from all of my favorite retailers right now! Since we still have a few hours of Cyber Monday left and many of these sales continuing for most [...]

Elegant in Emerald | Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Elegant in Emerald | Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Every November 10th Marines around the world pause to celebrate their "birthday", the date the Corps was formed 243 years ago at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, as the story goes. It's a time for everyone to get dressed to the nines, enjoy a 3-course dinner and continue a tradition. It's also the one time a [...]

Brown in Georgetown

Brown in Georgetown

Last weekend was a little bit of a special occasion. Nate returned from his nearly month long work trip out of the country and we were finally able to get a (very late) start on doing all the fun fall things families usually do this time of year. Like wearing houndstooth skirts, cable knit sweaters [...]

How to make a busy board for little ones

How to make a busy board for little ones

Our little Lilly is so inquisitive these days - as are most babies and toddlers! Her current interests include light switches, outlets, cords and other potentially dangerous things around the house! To satiate her curiosity and help feed her rapidly growing brain, Nate and I decided to combine all her favorite dangerous things in a [...]