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The Sport Of Spectating Ironman Boulder

Boulder is such a gorgeous venue for not only a vacation, but also for an Ironman race. It truly offers it all. The community has tons of wonderful activities, indoors and out, and really, really good restaurants filled with fresh seasonal cuisine. If you’re headed to town and will be spectating Ironman Boulder, lucky you! Here’s some information on the race and tips for having…

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HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL NON-TRIATHLON WEEKEND GETAWAY

Getting away and having a non-triathlon weekend vacation is just fine in-season and trust us, everyone will survive. In fact, we think sometimes it’s just what is needed for a bit of rejuvenation and is actually great for everyone, including the triathlete and the family. The first step, though, is actually leaving home. We do not recommend a staycation for this getaway. Staying at home…

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Delicious Dining in the Dominican Republic

Imagine a secluded spot, tucked away on a gorgeous property overlooking the water on three sides.  Then imagine having an amazing meal, accompanied by equally amazing drink.  This is what I recently experienced at the Don Pablo Restaurante Gourmet as part of the all-inclusive package at The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado in the Dominican Republic. Disclosure: Consideration was provided by a mentioned brand. I…

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summer salads with fresh fruits and vegetables
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3 Favorite Summer Salads

When it’s hot out, about the only thing I want to cook is something on the grill or one of my favorite summer salads.  I want something refreshing and light and so does my family.  Plus, it’s a great time to take advantage of whatever is in season and of course, local.  It’s also delicious to combine fruit in my salads for a healthy spin…

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what goes into hosting a dinner party
in Cocktails & Wine, Fabulous Finds, That's Life

Dinner Party Hosting Doesn’t Have to be Scary

Dana and I love hosting dinner parties, but for me, it wasn’t always that way.  She, on the other hand, is a born party thrower and hostess.  I fretted over absolutely everything, but mostly that people would cancel at the last minute.  After the first few, however, when people actually did show up and seemingly had a good time, I started to relax and even…

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NuttZo BANANA BREAD

We are NuttZo fans for all the goodness it offers and all the options of NuttZo flavors you can choose from. Making sure we are fueled by real food that we have control over, though, is what we love the most…and the versatility. While we eat it plain, on scones, in smoothies, and I’ve even created muffins and protein truffle balls with it, I decided…

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star spangled tito's vodka cocktail
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Star Spangled Tito’s Cocktail

With the Fourth of July here, that means it’s time to pull out the summer cocktail recipes.  One of our top choices using fresh fruit is from our favorite vodka, Tito’s.  We offer you several combinations of berries to muddle for this easy and delicious cocktail.  Use whatever is to you and your guests’ liking.  Just be sure to save some for the garnish! STAR SPANGLED…

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