Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Friday Finds: You Know What I Did This Summer?

August 28, 2015 at 7:04 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “5 Things I Did This Summer.” I can’t believe that this summer is nearly over. Can you? It…

Taste of Colombia #Giveaway

August 17, 2015 at 6:58 am
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I was planning to have a giveaway for today “in the can” before I left for vacation. Best laid plans… However, you are in luck! Colombians love coffee and sweets just like me. They are everywhere! I got some extras to share with one lucky reader. On our second day in Colombia, we learned about coffee. Most coffees here have a small hole in the…

Vistas de Medellin

August 16, 2015 at 7:25 am
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As I mentioned last week, we had the opportunity to meet up with Rhys in Medellin for an XL weekend. In 1993, Medellin was one of the most dangerous cities in the world and in 2013 it was named “Innovative City of the Year” by the Wall Street Journal, Citibank and the Urban Land Institute. Many people have told us that this is a favorite city to…

Staying Healthy on an International Vacation!

August 9, 2015 at 6:45 am
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The Husband, Stacy and I are heading for a mini-vacay to meet up with Rhys in Medellin, Colombia next weekend. I have been checking out what to do and where to do it and am getting excited. This awesome city went from being one of the most dangerous cities to being named “Innovative City of the Year” by the Wall Street Journal, Citibank and the…

August Ultimate Coffee Date

August 2, 2015 at 8:37 am
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I can’t believe it has already been a month since the last Ultimate Coffee Date link up! Another year is flying by. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner for the eighth “Ultimate Coffee Date” of 2015. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee…

Friday Finds: Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago

June 26, 2015 at 5:42 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago.” I love this one… it makes me reflect on what…

Friday Finds: 5 Fun Things To Try This Summer

June 12, 2015 at 6:55 am
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The calendar says it’s summer so here are some fun summer finds for you! I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is fun summer activities. 1. Go somewhere new!…