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

5 Favorite Caribbean Islands For A Quick Getaway

Update 2018: Please be sure to check with any of these islands on the status of tourism as many were hit hard by last years hurricanes. Getting away for us is not always about planning a big vacation. With our busy lives, we often are planning last minute getaways. But, finding locations that are warm, relaxing, and filled with luxury wasn’t always easy until we…

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what are some hanukkah gifts for the 8 nights of hanukkah
in Fabulous Finds, That's Life

Hanukkah Gifts For That Hard To Buy For Person

It is that time of year again and the list of Hanukkah gifts are getting long… Over the years, we have determined that just buying gifts to buy gifts simply doesn’t make sense. You see, when your kids never really want for anything, they are hard to buy for. When they have never been material kids, never wanting things like an X-Box, they are hard to…

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what are some tips and a packing list for sailing
in Caribbean / Mexico, Cruises, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Tips And A Packing List For Sailing Adventures

With winter and the holidays coming up, you just may be thinking about planning a warm weather getaway. If a sailing vacation is part of those plans, there are certain items you shouldn’t leave home without. As you may be out at sea for days without immediate access to land, it’s important to bring on board what you’ll need for your safety, fun, hygiene, and comfort. We…

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is jamaica a good mulligeneration destination
in International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Keep ’em Happy: Luxury Multigeneration Travel

Traveling with family members  can be challenging, especially when members have different perspectives of luxury, different needs and wants, and different budgets. That’s why Jamaica is the answer for everyone. Families can come together and all be comfortable with the activities, accommodations, and budgets given all of the options Jamaica offers. So, if you’re looking for a luxury multigeneration travel destination, here’s why Jamaica is…

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what are some tips for traveling as we age
in Cruises, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Make New Friends on Vacation

I like to talk to other people when I’m traveling, besides whomever I’m traveling with!  Locals are really the best. You get a wealth of information about things to do and where to eat that you may never find online, in travel books, or on your own. Striking up these conversations have really saved me from wasting both time and money at places that weren’t…

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how to support your stressed out college kids
in Kids & Family, That's Life

5 Ways To Support Your Stressed-Out College Kids

College in itself is very stressful. Add to it social stress, internship applications, living arrangements, not having mom’s cooking, lack of sleep…and you’ve got very stressed-out college kids. If you’re like me, all you want to do is run there and give them a big hug, but we can’t or at least, shouldn’t! Even if you live in driving distance or the same town you…

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what to do in NY during the holiday nybg holiday train show
in Kids & Family, That's Life

New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

UPDATE 2018:  The train show runs 11/17/18 – 1/21/19. I went and can totally say it is magical and well worth the effort. Arthur Avenue is not far away so you can head over for some authentic Italian food after the train show. Once the temperature starts to drop, it gets tricky to find indoor activities appropriate for all ages. The New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train…

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