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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 Caribbean / Mexico, Good Eats, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

San Pedro Belize Insider’s Favorite Places to Eat

When people travel, they often depend on the concierge for suggestions on what to do, where to eat, and places to hang out. I know I do. But, I always take it a step further and do my own investigation. I check out Instagram and message locals I find and know. Then, I check on-line and travel lover groups on Facebook, TripAdvisor, and other trusted…

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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 Good Eats, North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

Baird’s on B: A Dining Gem in Lake Oswego Oregon

The beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon sits about 10 miles south and a bit east of downtown Portland. It is centered around a lake of the same name and is bordered by the Willamette River. Oswego is an Indian word meaning “pouring out place” and the views from most anywhere in the area include water and the beautiful fir trees of the Pacific Northwest….

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A Novel Idea for Choosing Triathlon Venues

While the triathlon season is over for pretty much everyone unless you’re doing Ironman Australia, choosing triathlon venues for races to do in the new season is just heating up. There are many reasons why your triathlete may pick a venue related to racing itself. For instance, they know they do better on flat bike courses so pick races to match that strength. But, how…

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Reasons to Love The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Looking for that perfect destination for any type of travel? Well, I think I found it. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, The Broadmoor is an ideal getaway. We’re talking a girlfriend spa getaway, a cottage or a few rooms for a multigenerational gathering, or a suite with a fireplace for that romantic getaway. There are so many reasons to love The Broadmoor, because it really…

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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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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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