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5 Best Orlando Theme Parks for Adults

Image via Flickr by meshmar2 Orlando is known as Theme Park Capital of the World, and it’s not just for kids. There are plenty of theme parks where the adults can have just as much fun as the younger generation. Some even offer activities just for adults. Fun for Adults at Epcot Epcot is geared […]

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Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: Slow-Cooker Beef Minestrone Soup #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When I think about the week’s meals, I have to say that at least two of 7 we prepare contain beef in them. […]

Travel

orlando

5 Best Orlando Theme Parks for Adults

Image via Flickr by meshmar2 Orlando is known as Theme Park Capital of the World, and it’s not just for kids. There are plenty of theme parks where the adults can have just as much fun as the younger generation. Some even offer activities just for adults. Fun for Adults at Epcot Epcot is geared […]

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Photography

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Travel Photography: The Astoria Column

The Astoria Column has served for over 80 years as a beacon on the Pacific Northwest Coast.  600 feet above sea level on Coxcomb Hill, the 360 degree views of the Pacific Ocean and Columbia River from the top are remarkable!  Snow-capped volcanoes of the Cascade Range rise to the east and Saddle Mountain reaches […]

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Travel Photography: Oregon’s Astoria-Megler Bridge

Going through my photos, I can tell very easily the things my husband enjoys.  It seems as if there is a bridge in the vicinity of where we are traveling I’ll get about 2 dozen photos of it.  I’ve mentioned before he is a civil engineer and between our home and his office, there are […]

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Food & Drink

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Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: Slow-Cooker Beef Minestrone Soup #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When I think about the week’s meals, I have to say that at least two of 7 we prepare contain beef in them. […]

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Wine Country: Enjoy Calistoga’s First-Ever Harvest Table Event, September 7

Harvest in California’s ultimate wine country is a huge event bringing with it the vibrant colors and robust scents of change. When the autumn foliage signals the transition from summer and the earlier evening light brings cooler nights, there is no better time to gather and celebrate the beauty and bounty of the land. The […]

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Home & Family

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The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Review

I knew before going in to see “The Hundred-Foot Journey” that I would either get hungry or crave certain foods during and after, because as any foodie knows, you don’t go to a foodie movie unprepared!  WOW was I right about that! Where do I begin?  The movie comes alive from the start in a bustling […]

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Hotel & Resort Reviews

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A Taste of Tuscany in Napa: The Meritage Resort and Spa

When we’ve traveled to Napa’s wine country in the past our trip included stops at a variety of wineries, a restaurant or two, and then we’d spend the night in a great hotel.  Recently, we had a similar experience at The Meritage Resort and Spa that included delicious meals, the finest resort amenities, wine tasting […]

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Pismo Beach: Relax at Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel & Play at Steve’s ATV

Once again our son’s baseball playing let us explore a new location in this amazing state. Our latest tournament had us in the Pismo Beach area. Having lived in the Bay Area for over 30 years I had never been to Pismo and I’m wondering what took me so long!! It doesn’t look like much […]

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Wine

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Twisted Roots Wine Tasting Room in Carmel Valley

Located in the lovely Carmel Valley, the Twisted Roots wine tasting room is a great spot to stop into and enjoy some of California’s great wines.  Not only does the wine room offer their delicious reds and whites, but you can enjoy a glass as you stroll in the adjacent LyonsHead art gallery or outside […]

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Entertainment

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The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Review

I knew before going in to see “The Hundred-Foot Journey” that I would either get hungry or crave certain foods during and after, because as any foodie knows, you don’t go to a foodie movie unprepared!  WOW was I right about that! Where do I begin?  The movie comes alive from the start in a bustling […]

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Cars

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Review: 6 Things to Know About the 2014 Kia Cadenza

Over the past few years, I’ve enjoyed reviewing Kia brand vehicles.  I have checked out 8 models in that time and was even able to drive my family 9 hours down to San Diego last year to a Kia sponsored golf event in a 2014 Sorento. During that weekend at the 18th hole of the […]

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