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8 Turkey Trots in the Washington DC Area

10 November, 2017 0

My Thanksgiving Day traditions have evolved over the years, but there are always two constants: food and family. Our Thanksgiving table is usually a combination of traditional favorites (turkey and mashed potatoes) and few personal […]

Christmas Tree Graphic

15 (more) Holiday Things to Do In Washington, DC

7 November, 2017 3

Washington, DC is bright and beautiful around the holidays so I’ve put together 15 more things to do during the Christmas season. I always update the old post (go check it out!) with this year’s dates but […]


20 Holiday Things to Do in Washington, DC

5 November, 2017 12

It’s time to start planning those holiday festivities! We’ve got your list of 20 holiday things to do in Washington, DC ready to go. If we missed anything, please share your holiday traditions in the comments! Note: This […]


Budget Friendly Georgetown Brunch

4 October, 2017 0

Georgetown is not the place you think of when talking inexpensive brunch. But after a long bike ride using Capital Bikeshare from Bethesda to Georgetown, we ventured away from the waterfront in search of just […]


The National Arboretum: an Escape from the City

1 September, 2017 0

Washington, DC has a pretty wide breath of green space including Rock Creek Park, the Capitol Crescent Trail, and smaller parks around the city. But I particularity enjoy the monstrous, 446 acre space that is […]

Egg Benedict

Bottomless Brunch at Ambar in Eastern Market

24 August, 2017 0

We found Ambar in Eastern Market on the Going Out Guide’s 5 Bottomless Brunch Spots that Actually Have Great Menus. This list spoke to us because sometimes bottomless brunches are hit or miss when it comes […]

Halfsmoke with cheese, mustard, and chili

There’s a New Halfsmoke Game in Town

19 May, 2017 0

When I’m down on U Street and I’m in the mood for a halfsmoke, I usually hit up Ben’s Chili Bowl.  I love Ben’s – don’t get me wrong – but when a girl wants options […]

About me

I’m Kelley Smith and I love sharing tips on how to best explore Washington, DC. I love pretty much anything I can eat plus really good beer and whiskey served by story telling bartenders. I also like sassy museum guides, photogenic architecture, and colorful urban gardens.