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Girls Day Out

My five-year-old daughter Maggie is in preschool five mornings a week. This leaves me missing my time with her. (As a stay-at-home mom, I never thought I'd lament the day that one of my children was more independent, but I do!) So last Saturday I decided to somewhat remedy the situation by taking…

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Enjoy Spring in Annapolis, Paintbrush in Hand

Annapolis in the spring is like a living postcard, an artist’s dream. It has all of the elements: shiny boats, glistening waters, flowers blooming, children playing, busy segue and walking tours, people enjoying lunch on restaurant patios and, one of my favorite views, artists scattered throughout…

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Over the Bridges

View from Severn Inn Annapolis sits where the Severn River meets the Chesapeake Bay. When people talk about going over the bridge, they’re usually talking about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (official name: the Governor William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge). But in Annapolis, there are many…

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Over the Bridges

Annapolis sits where the Severn River meets the Chesapeake Bay. When people talk about going over the bridge, they’re usually talking about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (official name: the Governor William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge). But in Annapolis, there are many bridges to cross and with…

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The Hunt for Treasure Begins in Annapolis

Any idea what N 38° 59.013 W 076° 30.416 means? It happens to represent the coordinates for a geocaching site near the Naval Academy, something I didn’t realize until I plugged them into my phone and went on a real-life treasure hunt to that precise spot. I’ve always been quite enthralled with…

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Walking through Four Centuries: A Historic Tour of Annapolis

Squire Tony You can time travel in Annapolis—that's what we did recently on a sunny February afternoon. Our energetic tour guide “Squire Tony” teleported us through history on a Four Centuries Walking Tour, a narrated jaunt around Annapolis that was chockfull of historic detail. We followed Squire…

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Bring on Spring—Come to the Annapolis Flower Mart

It’s only natural. There’s something about this time of year that makes us want to get out in our gardens. You can get a jump-start on your spring garden projects on Friday, April 29th, 8:00am to 12:30pm, at the Annapolis Flower Mart hosted by the Four Rivers Garden Club. This annual event is…

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Celebrate Black History Month in Heritage-Rich Annapolis

February is Black History Month, the perfect time to enjoy a day trip or weekend getaway to scenic Annapolis, an area rich in African American history. The weather might be cold, but that does nothing to diminish the excitement of a town full of statues, museums, historic buildings and engaging…

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