Dana Zucker

weekend getaway
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

Can There Be Too Much Togetherness on a Weekend Getaway?

A weekend away together does not mean every minute has to be together. It’s been a long time since David and I did a weekend away that had nothing attached to it.  No seeing the kids; no visiting family; NO TRIATHLON; no concert; nothing… Just a weekend away. Sounds crazy, I know, with how much we travel.  We didn’t talk about expectations or make any…

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in Kids & Family, That's Life

Mom Fail: Crying From Seat 1F – Missing a FIRST in My Daughter’s Life

    It came and I wasn’t there!   My daughter is a dancer;  like an AMAZING, TALENTED dancer and I am not just saying that.  One of the top programs in NYC feels that way, too as they invited her to join their professional dance program this semester. The back story. Sydney did not grow up a dancer.  We never really had her dance, except…

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in Good Eats, Recipes

Quinoa With Veggies

  Quinoa has quickly become one of my favorite go to grains.  It’s easy, plays well with others in so many dishes, is high in protein, and tastes great.  I really love that it works equally well as a side dish or as a main course, especially for your vegetarian friends and family.   Each week I make a double portion of quinoa to use for the…

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in Kids & Family, That's Life, Travel Done Well

The Amazing Benefits Of World Travel With Your College Kids

Children grow up way too fast and then all of a sudden, they are off to college. We have always been a family that travels and have taken the kids with us at all stages. But, after traveling so many years with them and them on their own, my husband and I have come to the conclusion that traveling with college age kids offers many…

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in Fabulous Finds, Fitness, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Tips

Why I’m Adding Essential Oils Into My Family’s Lifestyle

Over the years, I have worked hard to provide my family with the best environment I possibly can. I use organic and real foods in the house. I bake, I cook, and I work hard to make healthy and clean eating easy for my family. I use all organic and/or natural products where I can. I am in no one over the top and like…

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