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MDW in DC

Over the holiday weekend, my husband, the baby and I traveled to the set of Scandal for a DC getaway and a baby shower in Bethesda. Sadly, there were no Jake sightings and the only president around was Obama, but we did see this car in our hotel valet. Fact meet fiction. This can’t just be a coincidence. Our weekend completely revolved around the baby shower and eating, but we did get out of our Westin bubble for a few minutes¬†to show the baby some DC monuments and to spend time reflecting on the meaning of the weekend at Arlington […]

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Sub-box Review: May Fun Run Box

At some point in the last few months I became Instagram friends with Fun Run Box. I can’t remember if it was a giveaway, contest, they added me or I added them, but in the midst of my Subscription Box craze, I mentioned to John that I wanted to try it–and it showed up on my doorstep. There are a few reviews floating around the blogosphere, but I wasn’t sure exactly what their niche is. Honestly, I was more curious about how a Running Box could mix up their monthly theme enough to keep people interested. But then, runners are […]

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Huriyali Gardens

There have been places that John and I have discovered too late in Charleston. Dell’s Uptown, a corner of funky Jamaican-inspired health food on an impossible-to-get-to-street downtown, was my best example of our food scene failings until last weekend. Both of us like trying new restaurants, and our first stop before choosing anywhere to eat is Yelp, so finding out about Dell’s two years after moving to the Low Country was unacceptable. Even worse is Huriyali Gardens. The minute we set foot inside Huriyali Gardens I was brought back to my childhood, running around the courtyard of a small Pacific […]

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