Hi. I’m Amy Kirst, an aspiring dressmaker, backyard tourist, and afternoon tea addict.
Plan Your Visit to Washington, DC: I’m a native of Buffalo, NY but moved to the Washington, DC area in 2016. Check out my favorite restaurants and attractions in DC, and find out where to get the best afternoon tea in DC and beyond.
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Best teas in DC & beyond
These are my top picks for things to do in the DC metro area this December. Most are holiday-themed, as you’d expect, but there are theater events, museum exhibits and a couple of comedy shows thrown in too.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to visit Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Find out what I learned from my two visits to the former president’s Charlottesville estate.