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Blue Fern Travel’s Five Favorites- Ways to Support DC Moms This Spring

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  As a mom-owned business, we understand the added pressure to succeed in work and at home. We wanted to put together a guide on how you can celebrate mom this May and support other moms in the process. Because if motherhood has taught me one thing, it’s multi-tasking!   Here are Blue Fern Travel’s…

Blue Fern Travel’s Cherry Blossom Events Roundup

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    The National Park Service predicts DC’s favorite cherry blossom trees are set to blossom the first week of April and with so many fun ways to explore, we put together a roundup of some fun Cherry Blossom centric events so you can get your bloom on!  Update your wardrobe for spring in DC…

Blue Fern’s 5 Favorites- Black-Owned Food and Drink Businesses

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Black History Month is a time to reflect on the contributions African Americans have made to our past and the ongoing struggle for racial justice.  Carter G. Woodson is responsible for establishing this month as a time to correct the lack of knowledge about Black contributions to our nation’s development, but ultimately, he strove to…

Adventures with Mom

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It’s rare that my mom and I get to spend time together in DC by ourselves, so when she decided to come down from Pennsylvania for a mother daughter visit, I knew I had to cram in as much of the fun stuff we both like to do as possible. We love history and visiting…

Cherry Blossom Pub

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If there is one thing to know about DC in the spring, it’s that cherry blossoms rule all. Droves of tourists from all over the world come to the city to see the famous Japanese blossoms that line the tidal basin and the reflecting pool of the Washington Monument. However, this year has turned out…

Drumroll please…

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We finally made it to Spring! Although the word feels a bit overdramatic given it was one of the warmest winters on record, and that mushy white slush last week was the only venture into a white winter we had all season. Never the less, the warm weather is upon us and that means the…

Fresh Flowers and even fresher tour updates

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Sitting outside on this gorgeous early spring day- basking in the evening sun staying out an hour longer, and relishing the fact that it’s too early for mosquitos- I gotta say I’m pretty jazzed.   This is that perfect time of year when everything is new.  Grass is coming up, buds are popping out, even…

Community, Power….&Pizza!

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If you can’t tell from my previous winter-bashing excerpts, I’m a warm weather kind of gal. Smelling all the flowers,  and finally getting to sit on a park bench for lunch makes me feel a little nostalgic for all those carefree afternoons as a kid, playing outside, going to camp, and my parents making a…

Here’s comes the sun! Time to get our spring on!

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We did it!  A big  HUGE Congratulations to you all for surviving another cold season! Ok, I know we’re not in Fairbanks and didn’t need  snowshoes , but I still think we all deserve a pat on the back for successfully getting though the never-ending span of time between the holidays and the Cherry Blossoms….