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what's the best mother's day gift?
in Life Tips, North America, That's Life

Best Mother’s Day Gift – The Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Looking for the perfect gift for mom for Mother’s Day?  We have it for you and it’s pretty special.  Whether you live in Orlando, drive to Orlando, or fly to Orlando, make the best mother’s gift the Waldorf Astoria.  We recently spent some time on this beautiful piece of property, located right in the middle of all the Disney and Orlando action.  But, it’s like…

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use groupon coupons for all your shopping needs
in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, That's Life

Use Groupon Coupons For All Your Shopping Needs

  Hello, Nordstrom’s!   Hello, Lord and Taylor! Hello to all of my favorite stores, plus a discount!  I never knew, but now I do and I’m so happy to learn about all the ways I can use Groupon Coupons.  We use Groupons a lot for restaurants and services, but I had no idea I could use them at my favorite stores.  I mean, come on friends, we…

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how to celebrate cinco de mayo
in Caribbean / Mexico, Life Tips, Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Azunia Tequila and Chalupas

  I’m so happy to get to celebrate two of my favorite things – Cinco de Mayo and Tequila! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5  to commemorate the Mexican’s army victory over France in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  The day has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and brings me to the reason I’m giving you a…

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how to avoid jet lag
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tried and True Tips to Avoid and Manage Jet Lag

When I lived in London for several years, I actually sort of commuted.  While my husband lived there full time, I would come and go every 10 days to two weeks.  We also did a lot of traveling around the world during this time.  Not only did I rack up the frequent flyer miles and get to know a lot of flight attendants personally on…

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in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tips for Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring is finally here and as you clean out your closets and homes, don’t forget to do the same to all your travel needs. Think about it…We pack our clothes, personal care items, shoes, dirty clothes, and so much more in our suitcase and bags within our suitcase.  We then place our suitcases, carry-on bags, and what not on planes where so many people touch…

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celebrating international women's day
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well

How I’m Choosing to Celebrate International Women’s Day

I see no better way to support International Women’s Day on March 8 than supporting the women who strive everyday just to survive and eke out a living for their families.  Let me explain… Currently, I am spending a wonderful vacation in Belize.  I am in the southern most district of Toledo, staying at the beautiful Belcampo Belize.  I am having a fantastic and eye…

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teens and drinking when they travel
in Fabulous Finds, Kids & Family, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Talking to Teens About Drinking When You Travel and It’s Legal

It happens. Kids grow up and then they are 18 and legal to drink in many countries where you may travel. The summer after my twins turned 18, they traveled to Europe and India together and were legal to drink. As they were staying in small hotels and hostels, we knew they would be asked regularly if they wanted a drink and so, we knew…

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a view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Cavallo Point
in Life Tips, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Cavallo Point Resort: An Ideal Location for Napa or San Francisco

I love to spend time in northern California and the Marin County area is a favorite.  My husband and I recently got a chance to spend some time visiting friends in Napa and decided to tack on a few days on our own.  So, I started to do my research and uncovered a true gem just over the Golden Gate Bridge called Cavallo Point. The…

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amwell health
in Fitness, Life Tips, That's Life

My Happy Journey With Amwell Health

I was thrilled to be asked by Fit Fluential to try out Amwell Telehealth’s Registered Dietitians. While I was paid for checking out the services, given my health and well-being journey, having a triathlete husband, a daughter who is professional dancer, and a NCAA diver for my son, it sounded perfect for me. Before I even accept reviewing goods or services, I check out the…

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what to give for Valentine's Day
in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, That's Life

A Very Sweet Pairing & Giveaway Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Travel, Chocolate, Wine and Kids…Yes, they all can go together, especially this week with Valentine’s Day upon us. UPDATE 2/15/16:  Our Valentine’s Day raffle is closed and we are pleased to announce the two winners of the $75 American Express Gift Cards.  Big congratulations go to Courtnie and Erica who found us through Instagram and Twitter!  Enjoy your cards… This month, I have found myself…

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in International, Life Tips, Travel Done Well

Dining and Drinking Options at the Suzhou Marriott Hotel in China

China is amazing and has so much to offer.  I still can’t believe I was lucky enough to get to visit.  One of my favorite hotels I stayed at was the Suzhou Marriott, which I reviewed for TravelingMom.  Honestly, you never have to leave the hotel with all of its fabulous dining options, health club, spa, and well-appointed rooms.  It all makes your stay in…

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