Flight to DC: around $400.

Stay at hotel: around $600.

Chance to make my co-blogger go green with envy: priceless.

You’ve seen her on YouTube and on national TV, and now you can see Michelle Lee Muccio here. I caught her between commitments for just a few minutes, thanks to Stacy McCain, but be sure to give this a watch. She’s common-sense, sharp, and direct: