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what are some unexpected summer hostess gifts
in Fabulous Finds, That's Life

6 Unexpected Summer Hostess Gifts They’ll Love

With summer here, I’m sure you’ll be invited to a few parties, which means you need to bring along a hostess gift. Instead of the usual bottle of wine or flowers, think a bit outside of the box and  bring something unexpected. Think what you would love to have, but never buy for yourself or something you could really use. Plus, you don’t have to…

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what are some beauty product crushes I should know about
in That's Life

Best Beauty Product Crushes You Should Know About

As I near a milestone birthday, my 30th, I’ve started to pay more and more attention to my skin. I also prefer to wear little to no makeup, which makes skincare a necessary priority. I’ve been testing out many new products in the recent months from numerous companies and have curated a best of the best list for LifeDoneWell readers. Here are my current skincare beauty product crushes…

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what are parenting fails and can they signal success
in Kids & Family, That's Life

Parenting Fails: Cutting the Amazon Prime Cord

They say don’t worry. The infant stage will pass. You’ll make it through the terrible twos and chasing a pre-schooler. Oh, the teenage years go so fast and then you’ll get used to being an empty nester. They say it will be easier…Public Service Announcement…IT DOES NOT GET EASIER! Yes, the manual labor stops and it should be a period of pure happiness for your…

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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 North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Top 5 Must Dos in NYC to Keep You Coming Back

We are in New York City all the time. And when we say all the time, we consider ourselves part-time residents. Then there’s the fact that Sherry lives a short train ride away and we often meet for lunch. We have lived in various neighborhoods in Manhattan and loved each of them, but currently we are in midtown which makes getting around so easy. We…

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is reducing meat consumption living your best life
in Life Tips, That's Life

3 Ways I’m Living A Happier Guilt-Free Life

The start of a new year makes it easy to get swept up in the wave of sometimes aggressive, unrealistic resolution-setting. While I try hard not to get caught in the wave, I’ve had varying degrees of success over the years, until this year. Instead, I’ve opted to spend my time trying to live my best life, unhindered by guilt and BS. To accomplish this…

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what are housewarming gifts people will like and use
in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, Omaha, That's Life

Housewarming Gifts They’ll Like and Use

I pride myself on being a unique and astute gift giver. But it’s hard to think of something new to mark each giving occasion. As a result I’ve collected my tips for successful housewarming gifts over the years. With buying a home being one of the pillars of young adulthood, it should be thoughtfully acknowledged as such. Get your loved ones something they actually want and will…

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in Good Eats, Recipes, Restaurants, That's Life

Baird’s on B Warm Spinach Salad Recipe

I recently had the pleasure to dine at Baird’s on B Bar & Grill in Lake Oswego, Oregon. We had a wonderful experience and were most fortunate to obtain a recipe from Chef Sal Campagna. It is for their Warm Spinach Salad, just one of the dishes they are well-known for. If you make it, you’ll see exactly why! Baird’s on B Warm Spinach Salad…

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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Alabama Coast Fun in the Sun Gulf Shores Vacation

Imagine a pristine white sand beach between your toes, salty ocean breeze in your hair, and a relaxed smile on your face. That was the epitome of my recent trip to Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama. Located about thirty miles west of Pensacola, fifty miles south of Mobile, and two hundred miles east of New Orleans, the area is sometimes referred to as…

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