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are you taking your travels for granted?
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

How to Know You’re Taking Your Travel for Granted

If you love to travel as much as I do, you’re gone as often as you get the chance.  I wasn’t always this lucky, however, and didn’t get to travel much until my 30’s.  I was recently talking with a friend and she asked where I’ve been off to lately.  I listed my recent trips, California, Hawaii, Florida, sailing in the British Virgin Islands, all…

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what's the best mother's day gift?
in 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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whole wheat biscuits
in Recipes, That's Life

Super Simple Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe

  Eating real food does not mean skipping the things you love.  In our house, we love a light, yummy biscuit every now and then, especially when they’re warm and topped with honey and fresh butter.  The difference is we make them from scratch and use real ingredients.  Taking only 30 minutes from start to finish, these whole white biscuits are also the perfect, last…

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sailing the british virgin isles
in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

You Know It Was a Great Vacation When…

  There are vacations and then there are VACATIONS!! I certainly hope you’ve experienced the difference in your travels.  My husband and I recently went on a 9-day sailing adventure around the British Virgin Isles with another couple and can’t stop thinking AND talking about it, we had such a fantastic time.  And that’s what spawned the idea for this post. YOU KNOW IT WAS…

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celebrating international women's day
in Fabulous Finds, International, 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, 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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moving
in That's Life

Is There a Cure for One Spouse Does All The Work Syndrome?

  He’s off on a 3 1/2 hour bike ride and I’m at home getting mold off the patio furniture and packing up “clutter”.  What’s wrong with this picture? We’re moving in about a week to our new home, but I’m not quite sure why I’m saying “we”, when I’m actually doing all the work.  I decluttered to stage our current home to put on…

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what to do with leftover roasted chicken
in Recipes, That's Life

Get Out of the Kitchen With the Help of a Chicken

With spring getting closer, you’ll soon be spending more time outside and less time in the kitchen.  So, you need meals that are not only easy to prepare, but can be used in many different ways during the week.  I’ve found a roasted chicken with vegetables is the perfect meal to get me outside faster and who doesn’t want to spend less time in the kitchen…

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