Other Places to See the Cherry Blossoms

Other places to see the cherry blossoms

Oher places to see the cherry blossoms in Washington include Kenwood in Bethesda, River Farm in Alexandria, and LeDroit Park, to name a few. The cherry blossomsare predicted to be early this year. According to the National Park Service they will be at peak bloom from March 22-25. We all are ready for spring to be here, including the cherry trees themselves. Check out this list of other places to see the cherry blossoms!

Blackwater Castle in Ireland – Just 2M

Blackwater Castle in Ireland is for sale. Located in County Cork, you can have this home for just 2M euros! It is surprising how many castles are available to buy throughout Europe from France to the Czech Republic and beyond – but Blackwater Castle, listed by Christies International, is special.

Small Museums in Washington DC To See!

Small museums in Washington DC offer an alternative to the crowds that you find in the large museums in Washington like the Air and Space Museum or the Natural History Museum. Small museums like the Phillips or the Kreeger offer a chance to see more of the DC area than just the Mall – and to try some local restaurants rather than just the cafeteria food and food trucks! Make some time to visit some of Washington’s very special small museums. Here are a few to get you started.

Six Places for Hot Chocolate in DC

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Here are six places for hot chocolate in the DC metro area. Lots of places in Washington sell hot chocolate but some stand out for their flavor combinations or quality of hot chocolate. Hot chocolate at these places will make you glad when the weather turns cold.

Where to Ice Skate Outdoors in the DC Area This Winter

The Sculpture Garden Ice Rink 7th Street & Constitution Avenue Perhaps the most picturesque skating rink in Washington returns this year to the National Mall’s Sculpture Garden. This rink has a romantic feel to it, surrounded by art in the Sculpture Garden. Tickets are sold in 45 minute sessions, beginning on the hour. If you … Continued

5 Tips for Carving A Pumpkin

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Tips for carving a pumpkin might not seem necessary – but you would be surprised how much better your pumpkin can look with these suggestions. Just remember, a jack-o-lantern is a pumpkin that has a design carved into it. Some people use pumpkin carving templates to design their pumpkins, while others decide to free-hand it and draw their own designs. There are so many pumpkin decorating ideas out there, and these pumpkin carving hacks will help you bring them to life.

Which Witch Movie Is Your Fav?

Which witch movie is the best to watch in October? Here are some which might strike your fancy – so get your popcorn and your familiar – (in my house it is a black standard poodle rather than a black cat!) and curl up with a good movie! It must be the season of the witch!

Best Pumpkin Patches In Montgomery County

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The best pumpkin patches in Montgomery County are listed here for you to choose from! Fall is here – and Halloween will be here very soon! Fall means pumpkins for pies and jack-o-lanterns and general decorations!! Here are some of the best pumpkin patches in Montgomery County MD to go for that perfect pumpkin! Montgomery County is just north of Washington DC, so whether you live in DC or Montgomery County, these are definitely the places you want to visit!

September’s Most Expensive DC Metro Homes

Which properties are September’s most expensive DC Metro Homes? Face it – everyone is curious about the most expensive homes in the DC area. Even if your budget is considerably less than $30 million, or even $5 million, it is still fun to look at the luxury homes for sale. The DC metro area has thousands of homes in Maryland, Virginia and of course, Washington, DC, but only one is the most expensive in each jurisdiction. September’s collection of the most expensive homes in the DC metro area include a stunning white contemporary overooking Battery Kemble Park, a romantic Italian palazzo in Darnestown MD, and a French provincial home to be built on ten acres that belonged to George Washington.

Here is a peak at September 2022’s most expensive homes in each area.