Category Archives: Maryland

Blueberry Picking at Frog Eye Farm

We love picking blueberries.  It’s such an easy fruit for picking – the bushes are tall… no thorns or pricklies…and yum! Our go-to blueberry picking farm did not post any field openings this year so we had to look for another spot. And I LOVE this new find! Frog Eye Blueberry Farm is in Knoxville,...

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That “Day at National Harbor” Post


I finally got through my pictures from our visit to National Harbor last week.  Like I mentioned in the post about the carousel, you really could make a good day of it traveling to National Harbor with the kids when the weather is nice.  There is quite a lot to do.  Here is what we...

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Carousel at National Harbor

Last week we visited National Harbor one afternoon.  It was our first time there in about 2 years and much has changed since our last visit.  There is now the huge Capital Wheel ferris wheel, a Children’s Museum, a large television screen in the central plaza and a Carousel!  In addition to these new (to...

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Fort McHenry


This weekend we visited Fort McHenry National National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, MD.  I thought I’d share a few pictures and my thoughts after our visit. This was a great start to our Fourth-of-July week because the kids learned the history and significance behind the writing of our National Anthem which we’ll hear...

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Calvert Marine Museum

Today I want to share a little about the Calvert Marine Museum.  It’s a bit of a drive from the Northern VA region so I’ll be making a new spot in the “Our Hometown” category for “within driving distance” because there are some great places surrounding the Metro region well worth the day trip, especially...

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