DC Tourists


Washington DC is my favorite city in the world. 🇺🇸 Before we met, Nick and I both used to live in DC. In fact, we worked in the same small office there, except he just went to finish his degree before I arrived. 

This was our third trip back together in the last few years (usually we go for cherry blossoms 🌸). But it is so fun to just walk around and be a tourist! We saw these buildings every single day on the walk to our office, but somehow they still amaze me. Not surprised though because they are rich with history and beautiful. 

We walked around the mall on the morning of the Fourth of July and it was relatively empty! I mean look at my pictures. That never happens… let alone on a holiday… let alone on a holiday celebrating America!! I think everyone must’ve been at the Nats game or at the parade or something or maybe just sleeping in for the day? Either way, it was an incredible surprise!

We started up near The Library of Congress, Supreme Court, & the Capitol building. Then we sauntered down and around, passing by Smithsonian after Smithsonian. Of course, we decided to pop in our fav Smithsonian- The National Museum of American History. We saw the original Star Spangled Banner & it was even cooler to see on the Fourth. 🇺🇸 

We then went to my fav exhibit- The First Lady exhibit. I may or may not have teared up… but I mean hello, #goals. Also, they have most of their Inaugural Ball dresses there! 😍 

After that, we ubered to Good Stuff to eat. So much yum. And for dessert we got a half dozen cupcakes to share from Georgetown Cupcakes. 

Have y’all been to DC? What are you favorite things to do? 

XOXO,

Alyse 

Happy Birthday, Blondeography! 🎉


Happy Birthday, Blondeography! 🎉 It has been a wonderful year full of learning, loving, and discovering. I just wanted to say thank you to you all for your love & support. Shout-out to my husband who has become a photographer! 

I’ve loved all of your likes, comments, shares, & love. 💛 This has been such a great first year, and I’m excited to see where this next year takes us! I have learned so much from others & find other people’s lives so inspiring.

Here’s to creating good things & inspiring each other!

XOXO,

Alyse from Blondeography 

Best of Blondeography 2016-2017

Blondeography turns 1 year old later this week. I’ve been reflecting about this past year of blogging and remembering all the amazing places that I’ve been able to go, and the people I’ve been able to meet. This past year, my love & I have been blessed to be able to travel around the WORLD. We’ve been able to go to

These are just some of the places that this last year took us. Seeing the world opens our eyes & our hearts, enriches our minds, and builds stronger relationships. I hope that travel will always be a part of our lives.

Food is the second thing that I wanted to highlight, obviously. I honestly should have solely focused on food because I am obsessed with it, but I was trying to play it cool. Food brings people together, and in some cases, we have planned entire trips around food.  Anyways here are the links to some of my favorites:

May we continue to find, eat, & create good food in this world.

And, of course, some of my favorite hairstyles of this past year. I’ve created 6-7 tutorials. All of which are embarrassing haha. Maybe I’ll get better at tutorials this year. Maybe I won’t. But I’ll continue to find or create fun and easy hairstyles to share! I love doing hair because it’s basically free and you can create!

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Most of all, thank you to all you lovely readers. This blog is no Vogue or National Geographic, but I love creating, photographing, collaborating, writing, discovering, & sharing. Please continue to give me ideas & reach out to me! What have your favorite posts been? What would you like to see more of?

I can’t wait to see where this next year takes us! I love y’all.

XOXO,

Alyse from Blondeography