is the St. Julien Hotel and Spa a luxury hotel
in North America, Travel Done Well

Hotel Review: St. Julien Hotel and Spa Boulder Colorado

If you are headed to Boulder Colorado and looking for a luxury hotel, there really aren’t a lot of options especially if you want to stay downtown. The two choices are Hotel Boulderado and St. Julien Hotel and Spa. We chose the St. Julien Hotel and Spa for a recent stay based on friend’s recommendation and overall, we were quite pleased. Hotel Boulderado is victorian-inspired…

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

Yes, Traveling to Triathlons 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…

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in Home, Kids in Tow, Life with a Triathlete, North America

Family Favorite Triathlon Training Camps With Local Flavor

  We’ve actually come to love triathlon training camps over the years. They can be great for a family vacation as long as everyone realizes your triathlete will be gone most of the day. And mind you, they are not all created equal. While some are high end and great for the family, others are more like boot camp and geared strictly toward the athlete….

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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 Fabulous Finds, That's Life

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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in Food & fun, International, North America

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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what are fabulous finds for summer fun I should know about
in Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Finds for Summer Fun

I can’t believe how fast this summer is going by! And for some reason, I feel I haven’t participated in much summer fun yet. All I can say is…It’s time for that to change! Armed with these fabulous finds for summer fun, I’m ready to take full advantage of the hot sunny days and the warm nights during what’s left of summer. LifeDoneWell has affiliate…

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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 summer activities in deer valley to know about
in North America, Travel Done Well

And You Thought Deer Valley Utah Was Just For Skiing

We’ve been to Deer Valley, Utah, on many occasions, but only to ski. And while it’s our go-to winter vacation, everyone who lives there always tells us, “If you love Deer Valley in the winter, you have to come back in the summer.” So, when it came time to pick a spot to celebrate my husband’s birthday, guess what was my first choice? And, oh,…

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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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