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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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what should i consider if i want a quick getaway
in Caribbean / Mexico, Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

5 Elements For The Perfect Quick Getaway

We would love to always be able to plan way ahead for our vacations, but all too often life intervenes and we aren’t allowed this luxury, so we head off for a quick getaway.  And, hey, sometimes travel spontaneity is really the way to go, especially if you’ve had the week from hell and really, really need to leave it all behind and unwind. When that…

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what are the advantages of small cruising
in Cruises, North America, Travel Done Well

The Advantages Of Taking A Cruise On A Small Boat

Most travelers either love cruises or hate them.  There is little in between.  Until I went on a small cruise with Lindblad Expeditions to Antartica, I was firmly ensconced in the “I hate cruises and you will never get me on one ever again” camp. See, a few years ago I did one of those big ocean liner cruises to the Caribbean. I truly hated…

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is the seattle area worth visiting
in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Exploring Seattle And Beyond In 10 Days

Seattle is an amazing city. There’s the food, the museums, the shopping, and the beautiful sites, not to mention so many iconic places like Pike’s Place and Starbucks. But, you can’t visit Seattle unless you take time to visit these 3 places, too, in my opinion; Mount Rainier, Woodinville, and San Juan Island. Precious time to travel is at a premium for most people due…

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where to eat in omaha nebraska
in North America, Omaha, That's Life, Travel Done Well

All You Need to Know About Omaha From the Local Experts

Welcome to Omaha! Whether you are in Omaha for the College World Series, Olympic Swim Trials, or just visiting our wonderful city, we have all you need to know about where to eat in one place.  And the best part, all these great tips are from our local experts.  From where to eat to what to do, they are letting you in on their favorites….

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weekapaug inn in rhode island
in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

A Father’s Day Weekend Getaway to Show Your Love

We’re always looking for great ways to show our appreciation on Father’s Day and this year, I think we surpassed ourselves.  We found a getaway spot that offers tons of outdoor activities or if you so choose, doing nothing but relaxing on the water in Adirondack chairs.  At the Weekapaug Inn in Rhode Island, you’ll find yourself in a rustic, comfortable setting complete with all…

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what's the best mother's day gift?
in Life Tips, North America, That's Life

Best Mother’s Day Gift – The Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Looking for the perfect gift for mom for Mother’s Day?  We have it for you and it’s pretty special.  Whether you live in Orlando, drive to Orlando, or fly to Orlando, make the best mother’s gift the Waldorf Astoria.  We recently spent some time on this beautiful piece of property, located right in the middle of all the Disney and Orlando action.  But, it’s like…

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sailing the british virgin isles
in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

You Know It Was a Great Vacation When…

  There are vacations and then there are VACATIONS!! I certainly hope you’ve experienced the difference in your travels.  My husband and I recently went on a 9-day sailing adventure around the British Virgin Isles with another couple and can’t stop thinking AND talking about it, we had such a fantastic time.  And that’s what spawned the idea for this post. YOU KNOW IT WAS…

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a view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Cavallo Point
in Life Tips, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Cavallo Point Resort: An Ideal Location for Napa or San Francisco

I love to spend time in northern California and the Marin County area is a favorite.  My husband and I recently got a chance to spend some time visiting friends in Napa and decided to tack on a few days on our own.  So, I started to do my research and uncovered a true gem just over the Golden Gate Bridge called Cavallo Point. The…

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travel snacks
in International, North America, Travel Done Well

5 Travel Snacks That Fuel So You Arrive Ready To Go

Travel can be exhausting and arriving fresh and ready to go for us is so important.  There is no need to waste time at your destination just because you don’t feel in peak shape from traveling.  The top thing we neglect as travelers is fuel for our bodies.  We always need to think about snacks and meals to make sure we take care of ourselves….

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in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Give the Gift of Travel – MomsGoodEats Top 5 Picks

Do you need one last gift to put under the tree?  Then, think travel…Travel is a gift that keeps giving for so many years.  The experiences and memories that are shared can be savored forever.  The children will grow from both being with you and the education that travel offers.  This gift can also be given for the holidays, but taken during the year. Here…

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