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2014 Cherry Blossom Festival – Party with the Blossoms

By Brooke Barker

Spring is coming to DC - I think. Every time I get my hopes up, it snows. The daffodils start blooming, it snows. I'd say al... Read More

2014 DC Area Summer Camp Fairs

By Brooke Barker

I don't know about you, but summer seems like a laughable thought more than a reality at this point. My yard ... Read More

U.S. Air Force Memorial Is Worth a Stop

By Brooke Barker

We FINALLY visited the Air Force Memorial near the Pentagon. You have no idea how... Read More

Fall Camping in Maryland and Virginia

By Brooke Barker

Fall camping is hands down my favorite. You've got beautiful colors, toasty marshmallows and relatively warm weather in the evenings. We've been fortunate to always have friends here who love camping as much as we do, and we try to go as often as possible. Sometimes this is difficult with some of th... Read More

Apple Picking in Maryland and Virginia

By Brooke Barker

Whether you like your apples green and tart or red and ... Read More

DC Races this Fall

By Brooke Barker

Fall is a great time to sign up for and run a race, especially here in DC. The crowds are ... Read More

Great Falls Park: Nature in DC’s Backyard

By Brooke Barker

It's been six years, but I finally made the 45-minute drive to Great Falls Park. I can cross it off my DC bucket list, and resolution for this yea... Read More

Clemyjontri Park: Every Kid (and Parent’s) Dream

By Brooke Barker

 Clemyjontri Park. You've never made the drive? Your kids are missing out and will probably hate you if they find out. Clemyjontri Park is located just off Georgetown Pike in McLean. My toddler could spend ALL DAY here if I let her.[/c... Read More

20 of the Best Outdoor Games for Kids and Families

By Brooke Barker

I had idyllic summer vacations growing up. Camping. Sunday walks in the mountains. Family bike rides once or twice a week. P... Read More

My 2013 Summer Bucket List

By Brooke Barker

Memorial Day is over. It's unofficially, officially summer in my world. I am a warm-weather body, and I love it. I am a su... Read More