Now that you know what to see and do in Monaco, I’d like to recommend staying at the lavish Fairmont Monte Carlo. Situated just next to the Mediterranean Sea, being inside the hotel feels like being inside an incredibly luxurious yacht. The nautical theme is cleverly displayed throughout the hotel. I was initially hoping for a sea… Continue reading Where To Stay In Monte Carlo, Monaco
61 years ago this week, Grace Kelly married Monaco’s Prince Rainier III. This article (click here to read) about the “original fairy-tale” wedding on Brides.com got me thinking about a previous trip I took to Monaco. I recommend visiting Monaco if you like to gamble, shop at designer stores, watch the Grand Prix, and/or you are a car aficionado. (Although I’m… Continue reading Globetrotting: A Weekend In Monaco
The exciting news I’ve been waiting to officially announce: my husband and I are homeowners! We decided a year ago to start learning about the process and we went to a home buying seminar and browsed listings online. It wasn’t until this year that we got serious and went to a few open houses. We soon realized that… Continue reading First Time Home Buyer Q&A With A Realtor
I think the summer is a great time to find a good book. I love to read when I’m traveling, spending time at the beach, or relaxing poolside. I really love to read all year long, but with summer around the corner I selected some especially fun books to put on your list. In no particular… Continue reading The Best Books for Summer
National Park Seminary is a quirky, hidden gem in Silver Spring, Maryland. Located just outside of Washington, D.C., this neighborhood has had many lives, including a tobacco plantation, a resort hotel (1887), a two-year boarding school for women (1894), and an annex to the Walter Reed Army Hospital after World War II. The history and architecture is… Continue reading National Park Seminary Tour
Now that you have the bachelorette weekend planned for the bride-to-be, it’s time to get the festivities started with welcome bags filled with fun goodies. First you’ll want to find some cute bags and name tags. Photo: A Little Slice of Swank I love filling bachelorette welcome bags with matching gear for the bridesmaids and bride to wear. If… Continue reading Welcome Bags for a Bachelorette Weekend
About a year ago, I had an incredible bachelorette weekend in Washington, D.C. with my my friends who traveled far (and locally) to come and celebrate with me. This had me thinking, a year later, about some fun bachelorette options in the District. Once you have a weekend booked and the number of guests and per person… Continue reading Bachelorette Party Ideas in Washington, D.C.