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Maybe you're hosting your family in Washington for the first time, or maybe you're a District denizen who needs a little extra room for out-of-town guests. Or perhaps you're just looking for a little staycation amid all the holiday revelry — we don't blame you! No matter what you — or Mom, Dad, and Grandma — need in a home away from home, we've rounded up some super-sweet area hotels that offer every last amenity on your wish list. Impress your history-buff uncle with a retreat rich in local legend, or treat your fresh-from-the-Foreign-Service sister to all the little luxuries she's been missing. And, since we know you deserve a little seasonal splurge, too, we chose places that aren't just excellent crash pads for the fam — they offer some truly perfect perks, too, like a killer bar or a must-visit spa. How's that for some Christmas-elf level work?
Head over to Zara right now and you'll notice something a bit different: The fall collection has officially taken over (and it's good). But, while you'll undoubtedly have time to blow your entire paycheck on the cool autumn merchandise soon, it's only August 1. You still have several weeks left to get the most out of your read
Grandmas make a lot of things we love: cookies, pie, cakes, our parents. But, Nana’s homemade goodies aren’t always a home run, and we have drawers full of frumpy crocheted gifts to prove it. One look at the rosebud-adorned hats and what-do-I-even-do-with-these doilies is almost enough put us off the stitch entirely read