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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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teens and drinking when they travel
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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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traveling the world with your family
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Best Tips When Traveling The World With Your Family

We’ve done a lot of traveling over the years with the kids, both domestically and internationally.  It takes planning, fortitude, AND creativity, but I wouldn’t trade one experience for the world.  We’re happy to share what we’ve learned with you.  Some of these are for the kids and some of them are for the grown ups.  These are not the technical tips having to do…

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wine tasting
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How to Feel More Comfortable Tasting and Buying Wine

  In case you haven’t noticed, we like our wine at the TriWivesClub. It is definitely one of our pleasures and a way to cope with the triathlon lifestyle…at times…But, we’ve actually even started to get a bit more sophisticated about wine and learning what constitutes a good wine from a “why am I drinking this crap” wine. It has been an experience, however, albeit…

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How To Make Your Houseguests Feel Right At Home

Not everyone loves having guests in their home, but I really do.  I enjoy having a house filled with people and love making them feel comfortable and wanted.  In fact, I go out of my way to make them feel right at home.  I’ve found over the years that it doesn’t really take a lot of effort or expense, just a bit of time doing…

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the perfect hostess gifts
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Make A Great Impression With These Top Picks For Hostess Gifts

We have received some awesome hostess gifts this year!  And I mean awesome! I was asked to pick out my top 5, so here they are in no particular order.  Well, maybe a little bit of an order. These are not just great for the holiday season, but year round – think housewarming – and they all say, “Hey, I really put some thought into…

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in Fabulous Finds, Fitness, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Tips

Why I’m Adding Essential Oils Into My Family’s Lifestyle

  Over the years, I have worked hard to provide my family with the best environment I possibly can. I use organic and real foods in the house. I bake, I cook, and I work hard to make healthy and clean eating easy for my family. I use all organic and/or natural products where I can. I am in no one over the top and…

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in International, North America, Travel Tips

When Your Travel Expectations and Reality Collide

You book your trip because a friend said it was their “best trip ever”. You don’t do your own research or check out other reviews, because you figure your friend wouldn’t steer you wrong and if they like it, you’ll like it. After all, it does seem like the place is just your style. Then this happens…your luxury travel expectations and reality collide. Believe me,…

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birthday gifts for teenage girls
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5 Perfect Birthday Gifts For The Teenage Girls In Your Life

I am so excited!  It’s July, which means I get to buy birthday gifts for teenage girls – two of my nieces.  But, as they are getting older, I’m finding it harder and harder to pick the perfect gift.  I know everyone says to just get them a gift card, but I really don’t like being that gift card person, even though I have been…

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