what are some kitchen remodel tips to keep you sane
in In Our Kitchen, That's Life

Tips for Starting a Kitchen Remodel to Keep You Sane

I recently did a kitchen remodel and if you’ve been through it, I’m sure you’re sympathizing with me right now. The only other remodel I’ve done was a bathroom many years ago and you really can’t compare the two. I honestly thought it would just involve pulling out the old cabinets, appliances, and fixtures and putting in the new, but how wrong and naive I…

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Waiting for its journey at Waverley Station in Edinburgh
in Getting There, Travel Done Well

Luxury On The Rails With The Royal Scotsman

To quote my husband, “If we have to do another whirlwind sightseeing trip and look at more cathedrals, shoot me now.”  Translation – time to find a trip that’s out of the ordinary or I’m staying home.  Challenge accepted. If you’re anything like me, you’ve had this romantic notion about taking a trip on the Orient Express.  We’ve all seen it in old movies.  I…

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in International, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tipping Tips Made Easy When Traveling In Europe

Tipping is rather different when you’re traveling in Europe. It is not as expected or as high as it is here in the US, even when service has been less than stellar. If you have never been or haven’t been to Europe in awhile, here are some tipping tips to help destress your vacation and give you one less thing to worry about. It does…

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in Good Eats, Life Tips, North America, Restaurants

Favorite Montecito Santa Barbara Restaurants

My husband and I love the Santa Barbara area, especially Montecito. So much so that we almost bought a house there a few years back. While that didn’t happen, we still try to get there for a little escape whenever we can. And, when we do, our favorite things to do are shopping, eating, and wine tasting. This past visit, we were lucky to get…

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will GRO organic check-off program make organics more affordable
in Fitness, Good Eats, That's Life

Imagining Food For All: The GRO Organic Check-Off

Disclosure: This post includes content sponsored by the Organic Trade Association. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. For more information on the Organic Trade Association, please click here. If you know one thing about me, you know my passion to learn as much as I can about what we eat and how we fuel our bodies. I have spoken a lot about farming, ranching,…

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