The Best American Sweets: Iconic State Desserts

US Dessert by state

Often inspired by local produce or immigrant culture, each of the US States has an iconic dessert of its own. So, as the next in my series about the best desserts around the world, I present Iconic State Desserts of the United States. Alabama Lane Cake Visit Alabama to try Alabama Lane Cake, a southern … Read more

Essential Things to do in New Orleans with Teens- or Anyone!

New Orleans with teens

I have a tradition with my kids that each one gets an alone trip with me to a US city of their choice for their 13th birthday. My oldest chose one of my favorite cities for his trip– New Orleans! One of the best things about having kids is being able to share my favorite … Read more