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Nordstrom Rack opens in DC

Nordstrom Rack opened  this morning at 1800 L street, smack dab downtown. I was hoping to win one of the $100 gift cards which is why I showed up early and handed in my pre-printed ballot. I was ready….to win….but I didn’t. Bummer. The line of eager shoppers snaked around the block and the question … Continue reading

REAL Restaurants in DC

When I heard about a place called Elizabeth’s Gone Raw  with only raw vegan food, it sounded intriguing enough to try despite being a fan of filet mignon.  When an opportunity presented itself to attend the presentation of DC’s first REAL Restaurants I signed up immediately. Problem is I didn’t make it…but I wanted to … Continue reading

Yoga & Gala = yogala?

Spring has finally arrived in DC even if it feels more like summer with temps in the 90’s already. I hope you enjoyed the 2 days of spring we had! Before you head out to take a million pics of the cherry blossoms, here are a few events on my radar for the upcoming weeks: Cherry … Continue reading

Fabulous spring events

It’s the first day of spring and I was feeling upbeat this morning. The sun flooded the bedroom and I felt inspired while trying to get the perfect Instagram of the glimmering jewelry in the morning sunshine. This necklace was a gift from a very special friend back home and I really wish I could … Continue reading

Pro-tip: GiltCity DC Warehouse sale

Memo (to my friends via email)  Last year I was so excited to tell a few of you about my experience at the GiltCity warehouse sale in DC. It’s about that time again and the tix ($20 or $10) are now for sale. Happening Friday and Saturday March 22 and 23rd 2013. This event features … Continue reading

For (food) Lovers in February

February is packed with fun holidays and multiple excuses to buy gifts for oneself others. Gift guides are showing up everywhere, this one being one of my favorites as it features local DC bloggers. The restaurant scene is as usual in on the giving game and Open Table has a handy listing of where you can book … Continue reading

DC Tech Meetup at 6th & I Historic Synagogue

Last night I had the chance to finally check out an event at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in my local DC neighborhood, and not just any event. The DC Tech meetup had the place packed, on the floor and up on the 2nd theater-style seating section. Talk about a ‘full house’! The theme of this … Continue reading

Rails Girls Initiation

Much of my blogging adventure is based on a ‘learn as you go’ principle where I dabble with new technology and figure it out as I need or want to. Undoubtedly it would be great sometimes to have a person at your side just telling you how to get a particular widget to work or … Continue reading

October Skinny-Do List

Monday October 15th 2012, The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) DC Chapter Friday and Saturday October 19th & 20th, Free  Friday October 19th Get Your Groove On  Friday October 19th, Finlandia Foundation Saturday October 20th, Schedule and Tickets here  Sunday October 21st, Schedule and Tickets here  October 23rd through October 28th Schedule and Tickets … Continue reading

CupcakeCamp DC – A sweet fundraising event

In a city like DC, it’s not always easy to find a charity event where you can support a cause by buying affordable VIP tickets and spend the afternoon eating cupcakes….6 cupcakes to be specific. CupcakeCamp allows you to do just that. The event gets bigger and better each year, so if you missed out … Continue reading

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