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What’s New DC

February 16, 2017
What’s New DC

This post is part of my occasional round of updates for what’s happening in my city. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, and let’s catch up about things to do in DC. Here’s what’s new this February: You…

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Healthy Summer Potluck Recipes

May 25, 2016
Healthy Summer Potluck Recipes

Let’s lay out the basics for a good potluck dish: it can be served at room temperature, it has to travel well, and the recipe shouldn’t be too complicated. I have been to many a potluck in my (almost) 28…

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The Week’s End

May 20, 2016
The Week’s End

What are you up to this weekend? Tonight I get to go a concert at the 9:30 Club, which may just be my favorite concert venue in DC (and it’s very similar to First Avenue in Minneapolis!). We’re seeing White…

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May Things

May 18, 2016
May Things

DC dwellers have experienced a pretty gloomy May so far with rain almost every day. So I thought this would be a great time to lighten things up and share some of my favorites: recipes, books, shows, blogs. Let’s chat!…

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The Week’s End

May 13, 2016
The Week’s End

Hello to the weekend! Tonight I’ll be heading out to the mountains of Shenandoah National Park (about 1 1/2 hours from DC) for some camping and some much needed time out of the city. We miraculously got 8 people to…

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8 Outstanding Outdoor Dining Areas

May 10, 2016
8 Outstanding Outdoor Dining Areas

I may not have any outdoor space right now, but a girl can dream. It’s May and that means one of my favorite months in DC—the weather has finally warmed up and you can enjoy the outdoors without melting (oh,…

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The Week’s End

May 6, 2016
The Week’s End

Welcome to yet another rainy day here in the District, but hey, it’s Friday! That’s some cause for celebration. Last weekend I got to surprise some family members by showing up to a waterpark weekend in Wisconsin, and decided that…

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6 Genius Tips for Planning a Shower

May 3, 2016
6 Genius Tips for Planning a Shower

‘Tis the season. The calendar seems to fill up this time of year with bridal and baby showers in anticipation of summer’s big events. But this is not your standard guide to shower planning. Those seem to all repeat the same five pieces of…

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The Week’s End

April 29, 2016
The Week’s End

Happy Friday everyone, have any plans for the next couple of days? And what about that Game of Thrones premiere, eh? I can’t stand the show advancing ahead of the book’s timeline and not knowing what’s going to happen. In…

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6 Podcasts to Start Your Summer Off Right

April 25, 2016
6 Podcasts to Start Your Summer Off Right

Hey there, District Tablers! (Districtoids? Tablettes? D-Tabes?). I’m Mikaela Lefrak, an editor and podcast producer at the New Republic magazine in D.C. I’m also Becky’s neighbor, which means I get to come over and mooch lots of the amazing food…

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