in Home, Life with a Triathlete

10 Money-Saving Tips for Triathletes and Families

Being a triathlete is not an inexpensive hobby/profession and adding a family to the mix only puts more stress on the finances. If you’re like most, you’re looking for ways to save money, but still have a ton of fun enjoying the triathlon lifestyle. Well, good news! There are quite a few things you can do to cut down on expenses that shouldn’t hurt too…

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what are some products for everyday use that are fabulous finds
in Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Finds: Newly Discovered Products for Everyday Use

This week’s Fabulous Finds are all recent discoveries and products for everyday use. I got them from friends, magazines, and a local mercantile store. They were such pleasant surprises I just had to share, of course! Casafina Casa Stone I love Casafina dinnerware, serveware, and bakeware. I bought the pitcher and liked it so much I went back and bought a square baker and a…

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what are some kitchen remodel tips to keep you sane
in In Our Kitchen, That's Life

Tips for Starting a Kitchen Remodel to Keep You Sane

I recently did a kitchen remodel and if you’ve been through it, I’m sure you’re sympathizing with me right now. The only other remodel I’ve done was a bathroom many years ago and you really can’t compare the two. I honestly thought it would just involve pulling out the old cabinets, appliances, and fixtures and putting in the new, but how wrong and naive I…

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in Life with a Triathlete, Race Life

Becoming A TriWife All Over Again

My husband hasn’t done an Ironman race since California in 2015. Due to injuries and work obligations he was forced to take some time away from the sport. Can I still be called a TriWife? I mean we’re talking three years here. He is supposed to be getting back into the sport this spring, however, which brings up the question…Will I have forgotten everything I’ve learned…

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in Food & fun, International

Great Places to Eat in Queenstown New Zealand

Queenstown is a scenic wonderland filled with a variety of outdoor activities to please everyone. Whether you are headed to upcoming Ironman races in New Zealand or just lucky enough to be going for a vacation, you’ll also need some great ideas for places to eat in Queenstown. We were just in New Zealand for my once-in-a-lifetime vacation and spent a few days based in…

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in International, Ironman, Ironman 70.3, The Races

South Island New Zealand Attractions Perfect for Triathletes

I recently checked off the one place in this world I’ve always wanted to visit…New Zealand. I’m not quite sure why, but I’ve had this notion that I simply had to see it AND go bungie jumping. I’ve even gone so far as to suggest my husband do a triathlon there. So, you know I was desperate to visit… If you are fortunate enough to…

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