Kids Clubs - Do They Have A Future At Resorts And On Cruises?
The Driscolls' vacation every year with extended family at a family-centric resort or on a cruise line known for morning-till-night supervised kids' activities. But the five kids - all eight and under - rarely take part in organized kids' programs. "The cousins entertain each other," said Anna Driscoll, playing in a resort pool with the family. The North Carolina mom adds, "When we're with Nana, she wants to be with the kids."
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March 30, 2016
Check out the peacocks! Smell the lavender! Tonight we're at the family-owned Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in Albuquerque, which was established in 1934. There are 22 rooms with wood burning fireplaces, original artwork, carved ceiling beams and products made with the farm's lavender. (Love the bath wash!) By next year it will have 50 rooms, a new restaurant, bakery and bar. The popular farm shop will be triple its current size.
March 29, 2016
Red or green? That's what everyone asks you in New Mexico restaurants. Translation: The story goes that a waitress at the popular breakfast and lunch place on Santa Fe's Plaza, Tia Sophia's, got tired of the question so she'd just ask people if they wanted both - Christmas! Now that term is widely used all over New Mexico but Tia Sophia owner Nick Maryol, who took the poplar eatery over from his dad, swears the story is true.
March 28, 2016
It's a risk as well as an adventure - stopping for a green chile cheeseburger lunch (a New Mexico specialty) at a grocery store/gas station along the state's Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail. We were at Bodes General Store (established 1919 but long before that was a post office, stage coach stop and jail as well as a store) in the tiny (under 600 people - one person per square mile) town of Abiquiu which incidentally is where Georgia O'Keefe famously lived very simply.
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