Wolf Trap (And Our First TRACK Trails Hike!)

I had big plans for this weekend. For the first time, National Kids to Parks Day was on my radar before it happened, and I was going to take my girls on a day trip to a state park that we had not yet visited. I had selected a park that was celebrating this funContinue reading “Wolf Trap (And Our First TRACK Trails Hike!)”

Everything’s Coming Up Tulips

Spring has officially sprung. Granted, it might be hard to tell based on the temperature fluctuation, but a quick glance around at my neighborhood trees and flower beds confirms the arrival of one of Virginia’s prettiest times of year. I made it pretty clear in my last blog post that hunting for seasonal flowers isContinue reading “Everything’s Coming Up Tulips”

(Blue)Bell of the Ball

I love cherry trees just as much as the next Northern Virginian. Their pink and white blossoms are certainly synonymous with spring in this part of the state. Yet cherry blossoms are just one of many floral hints that winter has finally come to an end. If you happen to glance down instead of up,Continue reading “(Blue)Bell of the Ball”

The Play(ground)’s The Thing

The weather is finally starting to get warmer! While I don’t necessarily mind being out and about in more frigid temperatures, Daughter #2 has made it very clear that she is not a fan of winter. For that reason, watching the thermometer climb has gotten me super excited about returning to some of our favoriteContinue reading “The Play(ground)’s The Thing”