A Quick Visit to the Emerald City

September 14, 2014 at 9:31 am
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The husband and I won a two night stay at the Four Seasons in Seattle in last year’s Passports with Purpose raffle supporting BuildOn. Thanks to Katie at La Jolla Mom for scoring this amazing prize! This is our second winner’s trip! Last year we visited Jicaro Lodge in Nicaragua (recap). I will remind you in November but this year’s PwP travel blogger raffle supports Sustainable Harvest International and will run from December 1-December 17. There…

Friday Finds: Road Trip Helpers, Great Giveaways + More!

July 11, 2014 at 8:26 am
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I came across an awesome post about road tripping from Lindsay at Your Fit Trip. Lindsay is a road warrior, so check out her awesome blog for the best in airport food, healthy dining, on the road exercise and much more! Here are the three apps Lindsay tried on a July 4th weekend roadtrip with her feedback: RoadAhead Highway Exit Finder – Free Lindsay says, “RoadAhead displays upcoming exits and the merchants that are located off the…

Stay Fit on Vacation (or Even at Home) This Summer

May 25, 2014 at 6:19 am
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The good folks at Greatist came up with 24 Simple Tips for Staying Fit on Vacation and an awesome checklist to go with it. I recommend that you check out this article in full (and I am posting the checklist at the end of this post.) My top 10 list is as follows: Fitness: When at all possible WALK! Or take in some sights on a morning run. Most hotels have maps and some even have running concierges. You…

Friday Finds: Be a Local Guide, Summer Bloghop + More!

May 9, 2014 at 5:48 am
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I love to travel in cities and I love to get an “insider’s view” on what to do and see, too. I also enjoy running in other cities, so I like the idea of getting a runner’s perspective. I recently read about Jauntful, a beta website that lets you quickly and easily set up local guides and then share or print them. I asked to be invited and when I was, I set up an account. I…