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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
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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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what comes in the pet paw box from the gift box
in Fabulous Finds, Pets, That's Life

Paw Pack: Special Delivery For Your Furry Friend

There is no one in my house who deserves a special delivery package more than my two furry babies. The biggest issue I have when finding the right product for my two guys is keeping the products natural, while making sure they are items they will love. Recently, John Ratzenberger, yes, Cliff from Cheers, offered a gift box, Paw Pack, as part of his new…

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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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