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in Food & fun, Good Eats, International, On the Menu, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

7 Must Try Bites and Sips in Portugal

Portugal is one of Europe’s hottest travel destinations and for good reason. This small country, nestled on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula, offers travelers a bevy of rich culture, interesting history, and stunning scenery. But one specific aspect of this beautiful country that especially deserves further exploration is the wide breadth of traditional Portuguese food and drink. From the freshest seafood to an…

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in Fabulous Finds, That's Life

Fabulous Finds: Sustainable Shoe Brands We Love

By now, LifeDoneWell readers know how much I focus on sustainable living. But one piece of this complex puzzle that I haven’t yet shared with you is footwear. Since fashion is a huge part of our rapidly overflowing landfill problem, it makes a lot of sense to examine our choice of shoes through a green lens. So, I’ve rounded up my favorite sustainable shoe brands…

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aggalash bar in portland maine
in North America, Travel Done Well

Boozy Favorites In Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine should be on every traveler’s radar as a must visit foodie destination. After all, it was Bon Apetit magazine’s Restaurant City of the Year for 2018. But this historic area shines in more ways than one. It also offers a vibrant beverage scene to complement its famous culinary creativity. There’s a nice variety of spots for every type of visitor, from a classic…

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pasta amore in omaha seafood entree
in Omaha, Restaurants

Buon Appetito at Pasta Amore in Omaha

Omaha is a town that likes to eat and likes to eat well. Luckily, our small city has been blessed with some truly revolutionary and boundary-pushing chefs and restaurateurs. That’s all well and good, but at some point, one simply tires of artfully plated teeny foam fare. Enter Pasta Amore in Omaha. Pasta Amore resides at the intersection of comfort food and sass with a…

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kano pop up in omaha
in Omaha, Restaurants

kanō Pop Up Perfection in Omaha

I was lucky enough to attend local chef Kane Adkisson’s latest kanō pop up at Block 16 last fall. The cozy and intimate Supper Club was the perfect backdrop for a glorious love letter to local cuisine served with the signature kanō charm. The night began with a thoughtful query about dietary restrictions (none, thank you very much) and a delectable complimentary fall cocktail. Usually I…

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in Fabulous Finds, Food & fun, Home, In Our Kitchen, Travel Tips

Fabulous Finds from bambu for a Sustainable Lifestyle

It’s no surprise that I love organic and sustainable products. After all, it’s up to all of us to be good stewards of our planet for future generations. So, for this week’s Fabulous Finds, I’m highlighting some great products from bambu that make it easy to live more sustainably in our hectic lives. Portland, Oregon based bambu focuses on making beautifully modern, affordable, and earth-friendly…

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arenal lake is one of the reasons to love costa rica
in Caribbean / Mexico, Home, Travel Done Well

3 Unexpected Reasons to Love Costa Rica

Costa Rica, the small Latin American country known for its laidback “pura vida” lifestyle, has so much more to offer to travelers than meets the eye. Yes, the beaches and jungles are unsurprisingly gorgeous. But, after a recent week spent exploring the deeper side of this beautiful place, I’ve found a few unexpected reasons to love Costa Rica and visit again and again. Please note…I…

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chia oatmeal cups muffins
in Good Eats, In Our Kitchen, On the Menu, Recipes

Berry Baked Chia Oatmeal Cups Recipe

On hectic weekday mornings, I can hardly remember to make a cup of coffee, let alone try to throw breakfast together. I usually make an egg bake or egg muffins to get us through the week. But lately I’ve been craving a little something different. Enter my latest savior…easy and healthy berry baked chia oatmeal cups. These cups are filling and hearty and can be…

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coral reef
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

Favorite Ocean-Friendly Mineral Sunscreens

With May being National Skin Cancer Awareness month, we felt it only appropriate to share with you our favorite ocean-friendly mineral sunscreens. Anything I use for sunscreen these days must be cruelty free, non-chemical, and reef safe, while of course, effective. I’ve researched both chemical and mineral ingredients and made the decision to go strictly mineral. Here’s a bit of what I learned… In particular,…

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couscous tabouli recipe with feta
in Good Eats, Home, On the Menu, Recipes

Quick and Delicious Couscous Tabouli Recipe

When spring rolls around, we have a few staples that come out of the recipe box. One of those is tabouli. We love the flavor, the texture, and how many different ways it can be served. Traditionally, spelt Tabbouleh is a Levantine vegetarian salad made with chopped vegetables and soaked bulgur. I swapped out the bulgur years ago and made a couscous tabouli recipe simply…

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