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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 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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what are housewarming gifts people will like and use
in Fabulous Finds, 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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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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in Caribbean / Mexico, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

4 Reasons to Vacation at Copal Tree Lodge Belize

There are way more than 4 reasons you need to call now and make your next vacation at Copal Tree Lodge Belize, but I hope these 4 convince you.  Formerly Belcampo, my hubby made this pick for us as a couple and he outdid himself!  I loved everything, including getting there.  It’s a short plane ride from the states and then a short hop on Tropic…

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in Omaha, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Off to the Races at the Breeder’s Cup

The Breeders’ Cup is an annual series of Grade I thoroughbred horse races, with a rotating location in North America. Besides the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont, it is generally the highest attended race and a prestigious event in its own right. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s festivities, held November 3-4 at the Del Mar racetrack. Located about 20 miles north of San…

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Lulu’s Local Eatery: A Gem in St. Louis

Nothing speaks higher to your values than where you choose to spend your money. One place that reflects a number of values I hold dear is Lulu’s Local Eatery in South City St. Louis. They focus on sustainability by utilizing compostable materials, minimizing waste, and sourcing food from local farmers. Both a food truck and restaurant, Lulu’s serves fresh eats with local and organic ingredients…

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are there any las vegas luxury hotel rooms deals out there like from Hotwire
in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Yes! Las Vegas Luxury Hotel Rooms for $50

UPDATE 11/22/17: Not surprising, but this amazing deal from Hotwire has SOLD OUT!  Looking for one more getaway for the holiday season, but feeling the need for a bit of pampering? Well, we found the deal for you! Thanks to Hotwire and their Million Dollar Sale, you can get away this December for $50 a night. Just think of it…Rooms that usually average about $432…

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