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in Fabulous Finds, Food & fun, Home, In Our Kitchen, Travel Tips

Fabulous Finds from bambu for a Sustainable Lifestyle

It’s no surprise that I love organic and sustainable products. After all, it’s up to all of us to be good stewards of our planet for future generations. So, for this week’s Fabulous Finds, I’m highlighting some great products from bambu that make it easy to live more sustainably in our hectic lives. Portland, Oregon based bambu focuses on making beautifully modern, affordable, and earth-friendly…

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in Caribbean / Mexico, Home, Travel Done Well

3 Unexpected Reasons to Love Costa Rica

Costa Rica, the small Latin American country known for its laidback “pura vida” lifestyle, has so much more to offer to travelers than meets the eye. Yes, the beaches and jungles are unsurprisingly gorgeous. But, after a recent week spent exploring the deeper side of this beautiful place, I’ve found a few unexpected reasons to love Costa Rica and visit again and again. Please note…I…

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in Good Eats, In Our Kitchen, On the Menu, Recipes

Berry Baked Chia Oatmeal Cups Recipe

On hectic weekday mornings, I can hardly remember to make a cup of coffee, let alone try to throw breakfast together. I usually make an egg bake or egg muffins to get us through the week. But lately I’ve been craving a little something different. Enter my latest savior…easy and healthy berry baked chia oatmeal cups. These cups are filling and hearty and can be…

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in That's Life, Travel Done Well

Favorite Ocean-Friendly Mineral Sunscreens

With May being National Skin Cancer Awareness month, we felt it only appropriate to share with you our favorite ocean-friendly mineral sunscreens. Anything I use for sunscreen these days must be cruelty free, non-chemical, and reef safe, while of course, effective. I’ve researched both chemical and mineral ingredients and made the decision to go strictly mineral. Here’s a bit of what I learned… In particular,…

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Quick and Delicious Couscous Tabouli Recipe

When spring rolls around, we have a few staples that come out of the recipe box. One of those is tabouli. We love the flavor, the texture, and how many different ways it can be served. Traditionally, spelt Tabbouleh is a Levantine vegetarian salad made with chopped vegetables and soaked bulgur. I swapped out the bulgur years ago and made a couscous tabouli recipe simply…

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in Food & fun, North America, Travel Done Well

Favorite Things to Do in Williamsburg, Virginia

You’re very lucky if you’re headed for Williamsburg, Virginia. The town and area is jam-packed with early American history, outdoor fun, and amusement park fun! It’s such a great location to spend time with the family. We have some ideas for things to do from Colonial Williamsburg, to Historic Jamestown, to Busch Gardens, to Haunted Dinner Theater. You can spend days in Virginia being entertained…

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in Food & fun, North America, Restaurants

Favorite Places to Eat in Williamsburg, Virginia

Most people visiting Williamsburg, Virginia are undoubtedly going to see all the sites that reflect the area’s history. That’s what the area is known for. But, they’d be remiss not to sample some of the amazing restaurants. They feature local cuisine utilizing the areas fresh produce and seafood. At some of the nicer restaurants, we would suggest making reservations. PLACES TO EAT IN WILLIAMSBURG Café Provencal…

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