why the panasonic lumix dmc-s60 is my go to camera
in Life Tips, That's Life

Why A Panasonic Lumix ZS60 Is My New Go To Camera

Disclosure: I was given this product in return for my review.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. I’ve had a Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 for several years now and love it.  Not only is it easy to use and takes amazing pictures, but it has tons of great features like integrated wi-fi connectivity, so I can immediately download my pics to my phone.  This feature means…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete


During a recent race season, my husband went to two races without me. The first time it was due to my dog having surgery for cancer and the second time, it was because I couldn’t find a sitter. It was really disappointing as one race was in Frankfurt, Germany. But, oh well, life happens and there’s always the chance he’ll go back to race it…

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in Ironman 70.3, The Sport of Spectating


Update 2017: Ironman 70.3 Florida has been updated for 2017. Headed for Ironman 70.3 Florida, Haines City this weekend? If so, we’re here to give you some spectating tips, so you can spend more time enjoying the race…. Ironman 70.3 Florida is a great spectator race, especially for families. Located in Lake Eva Park, once you are there, plan to stay. You will only have…

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in Home, Kids in Tow


Okay, I’ll be the first to admit it. It can be difficult traveling to triathlons. Throw kids in tow into the mix and it makes it even tougher when you’re traveling to the races. Picking the location, making sure you’ve packed everything EVERYONE needs, traveling with a bike, packing up the car or flying, getting that right-sized rental car, unpacking at the hotel, being left…

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are you taking your travels for granted?
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

How to Know You’re Taking Your Travel for Granted

If you love to travel as much as I do, you’re gone as often as you get the chance.  I wasn’t always this lucky, however, and didn’t get to travel much until my 30’s.  I was recently talking with a friend and she asked where I’ve been off to lately.  I listed my recent trips, California, Hawaii, Florida, sailing in the British Virgin Islands, all…

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booking a vacation for the family
in Travel Done Well

Top 7 Reasons to Pick Vacation Rentals Over Hotels

Traveling is a huge part of our lives.  We travel for fun, for vacation, for fly fishing, for work, for triathlons, to see family, and sometimes just because.  Finding the perfect place to stay always take priority, because where you stay plays a very important role in your overall vacation experience. Whether we are staying one night or two weeks, we want to be comfortable,…

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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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use groupon coupons for all your shopping needs
in Fabulous Finds, Life Tips, That's Life

Use Groupon Coupons For All Your Shopping Needs

  Hello, Nordstrom’s!   Hello, Lord and Taylor! Hello to all of my favorite stores, plus a discount!  I never knew, but now I do and I’m so happy to learn about all the ways I can use Groupon Coupons.  We use Groupons a lot for restaurants and services, but I had no idea I could use them at my favorite stores.  I mean, come on friends, we…

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how to celebrate cinco de mayo
in Caribbean / Mexico, Life Tips, Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Azunia Tequila and Chalupas

  I’m so happy to get to celebrate two of my favorite things – Cinco de Mayo and Tequila! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5  to commemorate the Mexican’s army victory over France in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  The day has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and brings me to the reason I’m giving you a…

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