Haymarket Annual Gingerbread House Competition


How long has it been? Every year, the opportunity presents itself while you’re out and about, and every year you say, “That’s okay, we’ll do it next year.” You’re not prepared. You just don’t think of it until you see it, there, right in front of you. Well, here it is, a big fat gingerbread house reminder. And lucky for you,…

Winter Wanders


  The transition from russet leaves to rosy cheeks will soon be complete. Holiday memory makers and winter wonders to explore are at hand. Check out our Winter Wanders collection of local and semi-local activities. Brave the outdoors or find warm indoor activities that will keep boredom at bay.

Winter Walk of Lights


Cold, fresh air awaits. Step into holiday magic by taking your family for a walk among over 750,000 magical lights. An annual display with several years of crafted expansion, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens knows how to present a magnificent display. It’s one of the best Christmas light experiences in the D.C. area, making it worth the drive.Dress for the cold and…

P2C: Carousel on the National Mall in Autumn


Taken on a misty autumn day from the reflection of a puddle, this photo captures the enchantment of the carousel. Bella calls this style of photography, “Puddle Pics” and continues to experiment with angles, equipment, and filters. We’re looking forward to watching this creative eye explode. Thank you Bella for the submission.   If you have a photo that you…