Richmond, VA aka River City

The Husband and I went down to Richmond, VA a few weeks ago so he could be sworn into the Virginia Bar as a lawyer. It is a two-hour drive from our house so we left early in case we hit traffic on 95 (if you…

Fire Works in Leesburg, VA

When you are married and don’t have kids, Halloween can be kind of boring. We have hung out with my cousins in the past on Halloween but they were in Disney World this year (I’m not jealous at all). So The Husband and I decided to…

Pick Your Own Sunflowers

Last week we took my cousin to Burnside Farm off of Route 15 in Virginia. We had seen the “Pick Your Own Sunflowers” sign on our way down to the beach the week before and we really wanted to check it out before the season ended.…

Smithsonian National Zoo

Living just outside of Washington DC means that there are a lot of incredibly fun things to do, especially in the summer time. One of these is the Smithsonian National Zoo.  Having younger cousins makes these kinds of activities even more fun! Between graduating from law…

Virginia: One Loudoun Park

I have really been into the whole local tourist thing this year. There are so many places nearby that we don’t spend enough time going to and taking advantage of! This park is pretty close to us and even though it is technically a dog park,…

Virginia: Morven Park

There is a beautiful, and massive, park that is hidden in the middle of Leesburg, Virginia. The Husband has been trying to get me to go with him for almost a year now and we finally had a day that we were both free to go!…