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Alabama Coast Fun in the Sun Gulf Shores Vacation

Imagine a pristine white sand beach between your toes, salty ocean breeze in your hair, and a relaxed smile on your face. That was the epitome of my recent trip to Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama. Located about thirty miles west of Pensacola, fifty miles south of Mobile, and two hundred miles east of New Orleans, the area is sometimes referred to as…

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in Caribbean / Mexico, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

4 Reasons to Vacation at Belcampo Belize

  There are way more than 4 reasons you need to call now and make your next vacation at Belcampo Belize, but I hope these 4 convince you.  My hubby made this pick for us as a couple and he outdid himself!  I loved everything, including getting there.  It’s a short plane ride from the States and then a short hop on Tropic Air.  The rooms…

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in Omaha, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Off to the Races at the Breeder’s Cup

The Breeders’ Cup is an annual series of Grade I thoroughbred horse races, with a rotating location in North America. Besides the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont, it is generally the highest attended race and a prestigious event in its own right. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s festivities, held November 3-4 at the Del Mar racetrack. Located about 20 miles north of San…

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in Good Eats, Life Tips, Omaha, Restaurants, That's Life

Lulu’s Local Eatery: A Gem in St. Louis

Nothing speaks higher to your values than where you choose to spend your money. One place that reflects a number of values I hold dear is Lulu’s Local Eatery in South City St. Louis. They focus on sustainability by utilizing compostable materials, minimizing waste, and sourcing food from local farmers. Both a food truck and restaurant, Lulu’s serves fresh eats with local and organic ingredients…

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are there any las vegas luxury hotel rooms deals out there like from Hotwire
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Yes! Las Vegas Luxury Hotel Rooms for $50

UPDATE 11/22/17: Not surprising, but this amazing deal from Hotwire has SOLD OUT!  Looking for one more getaway for the holiday season, but feeling the need for a bit of pampering? Well, we found the deal for you! Thanks to Hotwire and their Million Dollar Sale, you can get away this December for $50 a night. Just think of it…Rooms that usually average about $432…

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who wins in east vs west coast crab feast challenge
in Good Eats, That's Life

Crab Feast Challenge Fun East Vs West Coast

One evening several months ago, our neighbors and dear friends began telling us of their love of Blue Crab. They are from the east coast. We had to chime in and tell them about our love of Dungeness Crab. We are from the west coast. The gauntlet had been dropped…which species was the tastiest. We left the evening tasked with the responsibility of ordering crab…

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does the ford ecosport have both green and luxury features
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The Ford EcoSport – Driving Green In Luxury

There are two words I love in any car I drive and luckily, both are easier to find together in today’s world; environmentally-friendly and luxurious. It has always seemed that in order to be more green and have less impact on the planet, you had to give up luxuries and pay more. This included size, comfy seats, drive distance, vehicle luxuries, and so much more. Then,…

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american express platinum card benefits
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We Love The American Express Platinum Card Changes

If you are an American Express Platinum Card holder, you should already be aware of the changes to the “Richer Travel Benefits”. We have been reading so much about everyone complaining and complaining, especially about the annual fee going up and the number of guests allowed in the Centurion Lounge going down. Well, hands up in the air and wave them all around, because we…

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