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Tag: Christmas

Washington Monument Lighting (Baltimore) and more Holiday Fun

The original Washington Monument is in Baltimore and its citizens gather once a year on the first Thursday in December to light it’s Christmas lights. This year there were a few fireworks during the monument lighting but not as many as in years past. Of course dinner was on the agenda first. There are some stands and food trucks in Mt. Vernon Square but it was a little chilly so we popped into nearby Dooby’s for a Korean Cheesesteaks and I had the pork belly bahn mi. (apparently I didn’t want to show you the inside of my sandwich-oops!) We Read More

Glendale Glitters with the Family

Christmas in Arizona is a warm, non-snowy affair. This year so is the rest of the United States- it is actually colder in Phoenix than Baltimore! This Christmas Eve the family drove to Glendale, Arizona to see Glendale Glitters– advertised as 16 blocks of lights and family fun. The main square in downtown Glendale was awesome! Over 1.5 million lights are strung around the trees for some Christmas sparkle at Glendale Glitters. This blue and silver tree was my favorite of the bunch. My niece preferred the purple and pink trees so we did a photo op with them in Read More