Blog Posts tagged in "Washington, D.C."

The White House Easter Egg Roll is must-attend event! If you are stationed in the Washington DC area make the most of it! There are numerous opportunities for military families to experience amazing events in and around the DC area. Monday, April 1st is the date for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll . One of the big opportunities around here is the White House Easter Egg Roll. Yes this is exactly what it sounds like. You get to go onto the lawns of The White House and roll Easter eggs! This yearly spring tradition started with former President James Madison's wife, former First Lady Dolley... read more

Some things are just so hard to capture if you haven't experienced them. Like the commute North on th e George Washington Parkway in the mornings. This morning, I was barreling down the parkway to my office to blow up balloons for an Open House. There was a huge blanket of fog over the river and hundreds HUNDREDS of ducks sitting peacefully by the shoreline. I had to slow down to take it all in an amazing sight to behold. There was a photographer with a tripod trying to capture the scene and runners and walkers and bikers slowing down like me. If you live in the Mount Vernon or Fort Hunt area... read more

For anyone coming to Washington DC whether to visit or to live, for your next duty station, walking the monuments on the National Mall in DC is a must do activity! The National Mall is a historic place that I feel honored to be able to live near. After several trips to the National Mall in DC we have figured out what works for those of us with kids. I truly enjoy walking from George to Abe and back. The Route! We ' ve walked from George to Abe and back many times over the past year and a half. Let me clarify that I am talking about walking from The Washington Monument to The Lincoln Memorial ... read more

When we moved to our suburban neighborhood outside of Washington DC we knew one person. I felt lucky to move to a place where I knew at least one person. At that point we had been married in the Navy for 13 years. By then you know a friend of a friend everywhere you go. Now you can know a friend of a friend , let me introduce you to my friend Wendy Joachim. Why Wendy's a True Military Friendly Realtor in DC Wendy is my friend, neighbor, fellow parent at our children's school, fellow military wife , and realtor . She has one of the warmest friendliest smiles and always makes me feel like she t... read more

When we received our orders for The Pentagon I began to search for a place to live . Needless to say the house search was overwhelming! Washington DC and its surrounding suburbs are huge! How was one Navy wife supposed to figure this out? Luckily I had a dear friend who was able to help me out. You need a friend too and today is your lucky day because I'm introducing you to Catherine Jouet . Meet Catherine: A True Military Friendly Realtor in DC Catherine is a local realtor who used to live in Washington DC and she and her family now reside in Alexandria. Catherine is also my own real estate ... read more