Tanya's Daily Scoop Covering the West Coast & the World NEXT TRIP DEPARTS IN: 4 DAYS
Well guys it's actually raining (ever so lightly) in Southern California! Woo to the Hoo!
I am a huge fan of the rain, so I am stoked. Just not too keen on the crazy California drivers who basically have NO CLUE!
While recently in Vegas and walking around the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, I had noticed that like in most of the malls on the strip, they had a show. I was curious what it was, but not curious to go out of my way to watch it..
But then what happened is I just so happened to be walking by while it was going on and you will NEVER believe what type of show it was...
A Rainstorm Show!!! I guess this was basically for Californians who may have never seen the rain! LOL
So anyhoo, being that yesterday was the first Sunday of the New Year, Cosette had wanted to start a tradition of making homemade pasta and that is exactly what she did!
Draping pasta on the rack (c)travelincousins.com
Checking the batch (c)travelincousins.com
She had even had the help of Chaplin and Dominic to do the rolling.
Little helper (c)travelincousins.com
Drying pasta (c)travelincousins.com
Little nests (c)travelincousins.com
The finished product (c)travelincousins.com
The meal was DELICIOUS and I think it's fair to say that we all love Cosette's new tradition!!
Another tradition that I do with Dave is the taking down of all the last years postcards.
Out with the old to make room for the new!!
Getting ready to take these down (c)travelincousins.com
Those of you that have been following along for a while and that know me - know that Dave writes postcards to us from each of our trips. It's a big to do and a great way to journal.
Side view (c)travelincousins.com
Front view (c)travelincousins.com
Other side (c)travelincousins.com
In 2017 there were 65 cards from Dave. These would be from places that we went together.
All the wonderful places (c)travelincousins.com
And then there were 18 postcards that I sent Dave from travels that were without him.
And these are the ones that I sent to Dave (c)travelincousins.com
All in all it's a fun thing to do and it's also fun to look back on the year of travel and be reminded of certain memories/events that took place on any given day.
Then we have today. The first REAL Monday back, where everything goes back to normal and traffic is a beast! Tonight Cosette has choir, Dominic will be there as he begins to step in a a director and Dave and I have a board meeting.
See ya'll tomorrow, -T
Elisa's Daily Scoop Covering Long Island & NYC Boroughs CURRENTLY ON LONG ISLAND
With Tanya bopping all around the country and the world, for that matter, and little ole me, being a bit grounded for a while, here in New York's Long Island, we cousins decided it was time to focus things a bit on the Empire State.
There is never a shortage of information about Manhattan, the most popular and most visited of New York City's five boroughs.
But with the world famous "Big Apple" in the spotlight as the world famous destination city that it is, the hidden gems of Long Island and the "other" boroughs of New York City seem to get lost and overlooked by both tourists and residents alike.
(photo credit: wiki.com)
Not only is there tremendous historic significance and attractions in these other parts, but there exists a plethora of touristy destinations that should not be missed!
Today, I'm proud to bring you the first of many features to come each Monday about the treasured outskirts of Manhattan with Long Island Towns -Spotlight: Garden City: A.T. Stewart's Vision Realized Established in 1869, Garden City is the brainchild of American entrepreneur A.T. Stewart, and holds a place in American military history as well as recognized as the "Cradle of Aviation" because of its signifiant role in American aeronautics.
Today, it is both a desirable living community with fine dining, shopping, museums and a world famous 5-Star hotel.
Click HERE for the full story!! Please leave comments with your thoughts!
Today is going to be a busy day for me, followed by a busy week.
Have numerous errands to run, including the bank, post office, supermarket and gas station, after dropping off the girls as they return to school after this unexpected 4-day weekend.
Wednesday and Thursday are going to be super fun as I hit the Queens Museum on hump day and then the following day, I'll be on site for the opening of the CoreLife Eatery, Long Island's newest destination for nutritious "power plates."