Books

Classic Easter Books for Children

Classic Easter Books for Children

One of my goals for this year was to make my children’s Easter collection of books more robust, or, erm, exist… We have a pretty good collection of Christmas books going that I set out for them to read during the Christmas season. But I […]

Reading Round-Up: Recent Recommendations

Reading Round-Up: Recent Recommendations

                                           Those of you who haven’t met us in real life may be forgiven for thinking that all we do is dream about travel and eat. And eat and travel. Well, almost. While I must admit those are […]

Celebrating Tintin: Château de Cheverny

Celebrating Tintin: Château de Cheverny

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming for a throwback post in honor of Tintin’s 90th birthday!  If you are unfamiliar with the Tintin books, the comic strip follows a young reporter around the world as he thwarts nefarious plots. Originally published in Belgium (and hence […]

Armchair Travel: Kids’ The Netherlands Books

Armchair Travel: Kids’ The Netherlands Books

I’ve talked before about how much and why I love reading to travel; below is a list of books we’ve enjoyed reading through to explore a country the Louisiana Krewe hasn’t been to yet — The Netherlands! (The Detroit Crew would like it known that […]

Armchair Travel: Kids’ France Books

Armchair Travel: Kids’ France Books

I’m not really sure which came first; my hunger for books or my wanderlust, but I relish their interplay — the reading that fuels a curiosity to see the world and opens its riches to us without ever leaving home, the traveling that in turn […]