Category Archives: Activities

The 2017 Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display

It is now time for the 2017 Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display! The Grand Floridian Bakery Team has designed these beautiful, edible Easter eggs for 21 years.! Previously, the eggs were only displayed in the Resort’s restaurants. Lucky for us, the chocolate egg creations are available for everyone to see throughout the Grand Floridian lobby.  All Easter Eggs are crafted from chocolate, frosting, and other edible materials. During Easter weekend, guests will be able to vote on their favorite Easter Egg. Exploring the Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display is a festive…

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Five Favorite Winter Activities in the Washington, D.C. Area

It is finally after Thanksgiving and that means that it is officially the holiday season! I am not traveling at all this holiday season, so I will have lots of time to relax and enjoy all the festive offerings around the Washington, D.C. area in December. Here are my Five Favorite Winter Activities in the Washington, D.C. Area: 1. Gaylord National Harbor ICE ICE at the Gaylord National Harbor is always a fun activity. Ice-loving master carvers  from Harbin, China spend nearly a month of 12-hour shifts inside a…

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Get Ready for the 2015 DC VegFest!

Two years ago I visited the DC VegFest and had a great time visiting different vendors and tasting some delicious food! I was unable to go last year but am hoping to go this year if my morning work event doesn’t take too long! Located in Yards Park, corner of N & 1st Sts SE, Washington, DC, there will be more than 125 exhibitors, partners, and sponsors that will showcase a wide range of products, services and resources to help Washingtonians discover the joys and benefits of plant-based…

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Vegan & Gluten-free at Smith Mountain Lake

In August, Nathan and I took a trip down to Smith Mountain Lake, which is located between Lynchburg and Roanoke, VA. A friend let us stay in their condo overlooking the lake, and we had a nice, relaxing time enjoying the last bits of summer.  We were a bit worried about what we would do for food, since I couldn’t find any information about eating gluten-free and vegan in that area. Regardless, I am always up for adventure, and surprisingly enough, we found a lot of…

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