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    Scenes From DC | Part II

    The Smithsonian: American History Museum  Could you imagine vacuuming with this ladies!? Just so you know, I would have totally pimped that Winnebago for this trip.  My kids were so squished in our backseat, it was ridiculous.  The Smithsonian was by far my favorite spot.  My favorite exhibit was the Star Spangled Banner.  That flag is HUGE!  To put it in perspective, if your bedroom is 10X12, then imagine three bedrooms and that would be the size of the flag.  I wish I could have taken pictures, but they don’t allow it. 🙁   I wish I could have taken more photos in general, but it was REALLY hard for…

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    Scenes From DC | Part 1

    Bubba, the kids, and I quietly sneaked a spontaneous trip to Washington, DC last week for two days.   I’m serious when I say spontaneous.   Bubba came home from work Sunday night and I said we are going to DC tomorrow, and he said, “awesome” and the rest, as they say, is history. I chose Washington, D.C. because 1) I’ve always wanted to visit and 2) everything is FREE!   This trip was exactly what we all needed, too.  Do you ever feel like you just need a breather from your day to day routine?  A break from your own backyard?  A chance to have someone else make your bed, prepare…