Category: travel & leisure

Red Midi Dress

One of my favorite things to do is to go shopping with my mom; we just enjoy it and it’s a great bonding experience for us. My second favorite thing to do without spending a dime is to shop my mom’s amazing closet, lol! I always love something more when she tells me I cannot

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Postcard From The Lone Star State

It’s been a full week since we returned from our family vacation to Houston, Tex., where we spent Thanksgiving with mi Madre and I’m just finally starting to ween myself off vacation mode. We did a lot of eating, of course, but we also went sightseeing in Downtown Houston, the Houston Zoo, Galveston Island (because wherever there

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Fall Foliage in Northern Virginia

  Fall is hands down my favorite season. It used to be summer, sorry summer, but I love the cool, crisp air that fall / autumn brings. And let’s not forget all the beautiful foliage! Every year this time, I take my camera over to our local lake to capture the beauty of this season

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Fall Travel: Our Trip to Pumpkin Patch at Cox Farms

{Always Creating™ Blog // Fall Travel: Our Trip to Pumpkin Patch at Cox Farms}

Our fall frenzy continued this weekend with a trip to our favorite area pumpkin patch, Cox Farms (15621 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA 20120 | Phone:(703) 830-4121). Cox Farms is one of the most popular fall festival attractions in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC area where you can pick your own pumpkins. We have been going

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Weekend In The Country

Ah, the country: fresh air, quiet, endless views of beautiful + abundant farmland—talking acres and acres of beautiful farms and historic homes, miles of country roads, the people, horses and farm animals enjoying the great outdoors. If I could I would totally visit my best friend’s beautiful farm every single weekend, but we live too

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Day Trip to Historic Leesburg, VA

{Always Creating Blog // Living Local in Old Town Leesburg, Virginia}

I know there is so much to be said for international travel and I’m all for it. I mean who wouldn’t want to jet set around the world staying in beautiful hotels complete with equally beautiful décor, and eat fancy foods prepared by French or Italian trained chef, and swim in gorgeous beaches. Man, that

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Weekend Beach Getaway Recap

Hi ACB readers! Monday was a rough day full of endless meetings and no time in the day to actually sit down to churn out this post. Normally I would have this scheduled and ready to go Sunday evening but we got back so late and you know life happens and that’s okay. Life always

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An Evening With Flowers at Greenstone Farms

Last Monday I attended an event at a local flowers farm, Greenstone Fields, called an Evening with Flowers. Here’s what I learned… the farm is a whopping 400 acres with five active farms on the property, they grow local organic flowers and everything that is grown is being used—nothing is wasted. I mean just seeing

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Our NYC Travel Diary: Empire State Building, And Time Square [Photos]

New York City (NYC), it is well-known as one of the greatest cities in the world. I have been to the city a few times during my college years. I remember going to Time Square for the first time, it is a memory I could never (nor would I ever) be able to forget. It’s

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Packing tips for weekend beach trip

Memorial Day weekend is here and I am so excited to hit the sand and sea, and definitely looking forward to summer. It’s absolutely my favorite time of the year. I love everything about summer—bright floral dresses, sandals, shorts, sipping white sparkling wine on a beautiful summer night out on the patio—you get the gist!

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