in Home, Lessons Learned, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

Yes, Traveling With Friends and Family Can Go Well

Having someone to hang with at a triathlon sounds good right? Who wants to be by yourself for up to 14+ hours during a full distance race? It can be a lonely life out there on the course for a spectator. And it’s especially true if you aren’t staying at a hotel you can make it back to during the race. But while it may…

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what are fabulous finds in boulder colorado
in Fabulous Finds, North America, Travel Done Well

Fabulous Finds in Boulder Colorado

I’ve always wanted to go to Boulder Colorado, but it took my husband doing an Ironman race for me to get there. We stayed right downtown just a block from the famous Pearl Street Mall. That meant it was easy walking to shops and restaurants and there are many. That said, it’s also an easy town to get around in driving wise. We happened upon…

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

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 vacation spots for triathlon training like new zealand
in Food & fun, International, North America, Triathlon

Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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is get out omaha escape room a fun time
in Omaha

Get Out Omaha: An Escape Room Experience Worth Escaping To

Looking for a fun place in Omaha to escape to for an hour where NO cell phones are allowed? Well, several months ago such a place arrived in the Omaha Old Market District. It is fast becoming a favorite spot to enjoy time with family, friends, and even co-workers. Get Out Omaha escape room is a totally immersive, puzzle solving experience where everything you need to…

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what are some not to miss restaurants in raleigh
in North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

7 Not to Miss Restaurants in Raleigh NC

It was my first visit to Raleigh, but it was immediately obvious what a young, vibrant city it is. So many neighborhoods have or are currently undoing gentrification. As a result, there are restaurants everywhere. One street, Glenwood Avenue, was literally blocks of one restaurant after another. That said, we do have a few favorites worth sharing. If you are visiting from out of town,…

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what are some products for pets you'll love
in Fabulous Finds, Pets

Fabulous Finds: Products for Pets You’ll Love and So Will They

We here at LifeDoneWell love our pets and treat them like our kids. As such, you can imagine they’re pretty spoiled! Which means we are always on the lookout for products that make their lives happier and healthier. We think we’ve found a few you’ll love and of course, so will they. There are many more, but here are a few of our favorites. Fabulous…

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what are some cool things to do in Raleigh
in North America, Travel Done Well

There’s No Shortage of Cool Things to Do in Raleigh

North Carolina is not a state I’ve spent much time visiting, except for Asheville. So, when I found out I would be spending 4 days in Raleigh, I was not sure what to expect. Well, what a pleasant surprise to find a clean, young, and vibrant city filled with gentrified areas, tons of restaurants, and culture to spare. And I also found there was no…

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is kayaking in south island new zealand sites a good activity for triathletes
in Life with a Triathlete, Triathlon

How Triathlon Families Can Save and Savor the Weekend

Having a triathlete in your life can be a real strain on personal and family relationships. So much time is spent on training, races, keeping equipment up, and thinking about not just this season, but next season, too…because, of course, you have to register for races a year ahead of time. All of this activity doesn’t leave a lot of quality time for you and…

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