On Evolution, Gratitude and Yearbooks

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I’ve been struggling for over a week on the title of this post and decided finally to go with the three words I wanted you to remember. You see, I’m moving off of First2Board shortly but didn’t want to go silently as the move is a positive one for all involved. While I’ll leave the…

The 5 Star Crypt on Rome’s Via Veneto

Ceiling "art", Capuchin Crypt, Rome

Luxury hotel seekers head to one address in Rome: Via Veneto. Just down the block from the Jumeriah Grand and the Westin Excelsior lies another posh resting place: The Capuchin Crypt of the Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini. I found the Santa Maria chapel by accident on my last day in Rome and it…

DC Local: 1/2 off Spy Musuem Tix

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Looking for something to do downtown now that the gorgeous fall weather is here? $12 Spy Museum tix on are available on Groupon. Good through Jan 2015 with limited blackout dates. You can buy up to 4 if you have family coming into town. Wondering if you should take the kids? Here’s my guide to…

Wanna See What’s in the $5 Walmart Beauty Box?

$5 shipped!

Leave it to Walmart to enter the Beauty Box game at a price I can get behind: $5 shipped once a quarter. Here’s what the Fall 2014 contains: Full Size: Cover Girl Lipstick, Secret Clinical Strength Anti-persperant Deluxe Sample (.5oz): Olay Regenerist micro-sculpting cream, L’oreal Reviatlift deep acting moisturizer Sample:Clear Shampoo and Conditioner, Juicy Perfume…

Does Bali Deserve a 2nd Chance?

It's not as fun as it sounds.

I’m starting to think about Camp Mom 2015 and could use your help. This trip is a homecoming of sorts; I had the opportunity to live in Beijing and Bangkok pre-kids but haven’t been across the Pacific since before Deal Kid was born in 2003. The first 2 weeks are blacked out for Japan and…