Category Archives: North America

The Roosevelt New Orleans (A Waldorf Astoria Property)

Photo source–Trip Advisor If you like historic properties and luxury, I highly recommend the Roosevelt in New Orleans. It’s just off Canal on the opposite side from the French Quarter. That makes a place like Cafe Du Monde a ten … Continue reading

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Cafe Du Monde (New Orleans)

Like I said in my last post, we were traveling and then had the double whammy of Ravi and Rhi’s birthdays, so I needed a break from blogging. Our vacation was to celebrate my fortieth birthday a few weeks early … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Bay

Last weekend, we took the girls to the Aquarium of the Bay on Pier 39 in San Francisco. It’s a relatively small aquarium, but they make good use of what little space they have. There is an emphasis on fish … Continue reading

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Photo Essay–A trip to Disneyland

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Homework and Alcatraz

***I’m going back and finishing some posts that were in my started, but never finished file*** Elanor has to do a report on something from California history. She chose Alcatraz (a famous former prison, now a national park) because it … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 9–Things we didn’t get to :(

New York is an amazing city. It’s impossible to do everything you’d like to with or without kids. Things I wanted to do with the kids but we didn’t get to for various reasons include Ellen’s Stardust Diner with the … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 8–Milk Bar

My kids are huge fans of the tv show Masterchef Junior, which is a cooking competition for kids 8-12. One of the judges on the show is Christina Tosi, who is the owner/chef behind Milk Bar in New York. Milk … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 7–The Bronx Zoo

There are multiple zoos in New York City, but I’d never been to the Bronx Zoo because it was a nightmare to get to without a car. Since I had a car, we picked a day and we drove to … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 6–The Jekyll and Hyde Club and Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

 One of the things I was told by people in the know was that I had to take the girls to the Jeykll and Hyde Club restaurant at 91 7th Ave. After the Met, we decided to have dinner there. … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 5–The Metropolitan Museum of Art

With the exception of toddler, I highly recommend going to The Met with your kids. If you don’t think they’ll handle actually being at the art, stop by and have a snack and people watch from the steps, a common … Continue reading

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