Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens Transcend Time: Living Artfully With Mrs. Post

Exhibit C (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)

Last weekend, I entered what seemed to be a new nation located in a tucked away neighborhood in North-West Washington, D.C.

Exhibit B (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)

At first glance inside the Hillwood Estate, Museuem & Gardens, I thought I was in a home inspired by New York’s Frick […]

Couture For A Cause: 64th Annual Fashion Show And Luncheon To Benefit Salvation Army At Ritz-Carlton Tysons


Next Friday, October 4, The Salvation Army will host its 64th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show “Couture for A Cause.” The event will features the designs of LK Bennett presented by Bloomingdales. LK Bennett has gained recent visibility as a designer of choice for Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. In addition, several […]

2013 Paint The Town Red For The American Heart Association

2012 Paint The Town Red: Cherie Short, Andrea Szempruch, and Bredan Kownacki (Photo Credit: Guest of A Guest)

2012 Paint The Town Red: Cherie Short, Andrea Szempruch, and Brendan Kownacki (Photo Credit: Guest of A Guest)

Thursday, October 10, The American Heart Association (AHA) cordially invites you to their annual young professional’s event, Paint The Town Red at the Carnegie Institute of Science. The event is hosted by […]

Terry Algire: Leading Through Literacy

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Terry Algire (Photo Credit: Washington Literacy Center)

Sometimes it is easy to honor a cause or philanthropic mission, but we forget to honor the people that work diligently everyday to bring that mission to fruition. Last week I had the opportunity to meet local leader, Terry Algire for grapefruit and tea at the […]

Recap: The Madison Celebrates 10 Years Of Giving

The Madison Board - Front: Maura McGroarty & Elizabeth Kane Back: Maggie Graham, Lauren Spivey, Josie Taylor, Erin Korte Hatten, Angie Jusino, Allison Prescott, & Lorena T. Jewart (Photo Credit: Sophie Pyle)

Madison Members -Paris Shavelle Waterman, Katy Ricalde, Kaitlyn Reilly, Lauren Spivey, Jennifer Pierotti (Photo Credit: Jennifer Pierotti)

This past weekend you would have thought that Dolley Madison herself threw a party in Georgetown for her closest confidants. The Madison, an organization comprised of 100 philanthropic, female professionals in their twenties, brought together its […]

25th Anniversary Gala For Mary’s Center

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On Friday, October 18, 2013 Mary’s Center will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. Mary’s Center provides family literacy, health care, and social service for up to 55,000 people each year. The center’s main goal is to help patients individually through a holistic approach, in order to provide family stability, economic independence, and […]

Recap: The Eco-Gala And 7th Annual Green Cup Polo Match

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Dr. Robert T. Do & Nina Bapraw (Photo Credit: Mark Kanawati)

Last weekend we floated into The Ritz-Carlton on South Street to see a room full of handsome men half dressed in polo gear and topped off in tuxes. What a sight! On their arms? Dazzling women wearing gowns by designer Elizabeth St. […]

Classic Chic: Interior Design for Living Artfully At Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens In DC

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Image from the exhibition “Living Artfully: At Home With Marjorie Merriweather Post” (Photo Credit: www.HillwoodMuseum.org )

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens presents Classic Chic: Interior Design for Living Artfully, a study day exploring French-inspired interior design and the 20th century’s great designers on Saturday, September 21. This event is inspired by the unique […]

Recap: 20th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta

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(Photo Credit: Matthew T. Christiansen)

Last Saturday, we set sail with some of the most caring and compassionate sailors in our nation’s capitol at the 20th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, chaired by Gary Jobson since 1994. The event commenced with a warm greeting from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Marketing Campaign Specialist Stacey […]

Review Of The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier

(Photo credit: billhicksisdead.blogspot.com)

Over Labor Day weekend, my boyfriend and I decided to take a little road trip. We didn’t want to travel too far and wanted to go somewhere we had never been before. We narrowed our choices down to three choices: the new Four Seasons in Baltimore, The Greenbrier and The […]

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