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The week ahead & the NYBG Orchid Show
Well, hello there!! A Big Happy Monday to you!
Snowy evening here on Long Island and the New York area and as a result, most of the high schools had a snow day. Gianna's school was closed, but Kelsey only ha a 2-hour delay.
My absolutely amazing neighbor, Ryan was up bright and early, snow blowing the side walks and did my driveway for the second day this week!! I am so blessed to have such a kind and considerate neighbor. Going to head over to their house tonight with a little surprise!!
Gianna decided to join me in taking Kelsey to school. She ran a few errands with me and then we made our way to Starbucks to enjoy coconut hot chocolates and catch up with my friend Jeremy for some conversation and laughs.
I'm back home now and have lots to catch up on with email correspondence and bill paying.
Have I mentioned to you guys just how many talented writers and bloggers inquire with us daily about contributing an article to Travelin' Cousins. It's actually amazing. We try to accommodate as many as we can in our Monday Guest Blogger column, but, of course, we cannot accept everyone.
I do hope you enjoy these contributed pieces.
Today, I'm so happy to bring you a new piece today entitled
8 Ultimate Dog-Friendly Travel Tips
As a dog mom myself, I love bringing my sweet Punkin everywhere possible and the idea of traveling with our pets is getting more and more the norm, as hotels are becoming increasingly dog-friendly.
Read the full article.
In other news...
This week, I'll be making my way to the Bronx - Friday to be exact. I was hoping to make it there last week, to visit The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens, but it was just such a nutty, over scheduled week, that i had to put my little day trip off by a week.
I cannot wait! The annual Orchid Show is one of my favorites. Here is a little bit about the show from years past:
The Orchid Show Blooms at The New York Botanical Gardens in The Bronx Each Spring
This year's show, "Singapore" —where the national flower is an orchid—is the inspiration for the 17th annual Orchid Show, which runs through April 28, 2019.
More to come on this visit!!
Here's to a great Monday!!
A little piece of Paris right in the heart of Los Angeles
Good day everyone and a very happy Monday to you!
I'm on here super early today, since Mondays are always my busiest day and since we've just got back from Tahoe on Friday I've got even extra to do on this Monday.
Plenty of playing catch up.
So before I run out the door until late tonight, let's touch on yesterday with some Daily Scoop...
Heading up to Agoura Hills Dave and I still hadn't had breakfast and had decided to go for brunch somewhere along the way.
Together we decided on going to the cute little French - Nesmon Cafe.
We each ordered lovely lattes, a savory crepe and tomato soup.
Both of us thoroughly enjoying each item and choosing to order the recommended chocolate vegan dessert to go.
After brunch we had continued on our way to wish Dave's mom a Happy 85th Birthday!
She claims to have realized that it was her birthday. But Dave did give it away! lol
The time eventually came that we had to leave and head back home. We were peckish and had enjoyed our DELICIOUS vegan chocolate dessert on the ride back - which also made sitting in traffic slightly more tolerable. LOL
We got home in time to take Cosette to work and for me to make dinner.
That there was my Sunday and my visit to the little piece of Paris that is right in the heart of Los Angeles.
Okay it's time for me to head on out of here.