Fall for Virginia Wine

October is a month of many things, beginning of Fall, breast cancer awareness month, Halloween! and even Virginia Wine Month! With many notable wineries in our backyard, it’s a great time to celebrate this up and coming wine region. Virginia is gaining ground in the wine world as producing well-crafted wines with gorgeous wineries and [...]


Enjoying DC Wine Country: Loudoun County, Virginia

With so many good options for Virginia wine outside our back door, they all deserve their own post! This time, we’ll focus on Loudoun County. Nearly the same distance as Fauquier (previous post), Loudoun is just a short drive on Route 7 from the District. Enjoy gorgeous picturesque views of rolling hillsides, paired with refreshing, [...]

Gone to the beach

Summer’s Last Hurrah! Fun Traditions Passed On

To my family, especially my 8-year-old son, Alex, who is off to the 3rd grade in a few weeks, the last two weeks of summer are a time to get ready for the upcoming school year, but also to … enjoy the last hurrah for family summer fun. With that being said, I’m going to do my very best to enjoy this week at [...]


Pampered in Baltimore: 4Bitten Goes to 4Seasons

Located about 45 miles outside of DC, Baltimore seems far to a native Washingtonian like myself, but it’s a straight shot up 95N and it’s worth the drive to enjoy the inner harbor on a nice summer afternoon. In my heyday, we partied in B’more as a change of pace to being in the District, but [...]

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DC Wine Country: It is Closer than You Think

In recent years, Virginia has grown to be one of the top five producing wine regions in the country, and new vineyards are always popping up. Trailing behind California, Washington, Oregon, and New York, Virginia has started to gain a following and recognition for producing quality wines. The most common wines produced are Viognier (Vee-yon-nyay) [...]

A Weekend Getaway to Historic Frederick, MD

After being married almost eight years, my husband and I finally decided to take a special trip to celebrate our wedding anniversary. With two kids (ages seven and three), we don’t often get the opportunity to disappear for a week or even a weekend. If you have kids, then you can relate. If [...]