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Archive | January, 2016

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Travel Insurance: Is it Worth it?

You’re almost there. You’ve selected your round-trip flight dates, you’ve triple-checked the times, your billing information is on the line, you’re ready for that confirmation screen, and then comes that dreaded question: would you like to purchase travel insurance on this trip? Your impulse is no, of course not, save my visa bill the burden—but […]

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Breakfast In Bed: Bajan Coconut Sweet Bread

This week, Breakfast in Bed is brought to you by… Barbados! This traditional Bajan loaf can be enjoyed at any time of day, but is especially delightful served toasted with butter with a cup of hot tea for breakfast. Make the day before and wake up to some Bajan goodness. What You’ll Need 4 ½ […]

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Beating those Winter Blues

January is trucking along, and we can no longer ignore the fact that winter is truly upon us. If you’re anything like us, you’re most likely asking “where in the world is the daylight!?”. As temperatures drop, you might also notice a decline in your mood and wellness. Decreasing sunlight and increasing cold can truly […]

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Start at the Root: Why you Need More Ginger in Your Life

We love cooking with ginger. Adding a little to a smoothie or a soup gives an unmistakable burst of flavor. Ginger is one of our favorite spices, and it turns out its uses go far and beyond its zesty taste. Ginger comes from a flowering herb originating from China, and it is closely related to […]

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Surfing: Just what the Doctor Ordered

Doctors in the South of France have begun to prescribe surfing as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs when medically appropriate in an effort to reevaluate the staggeringly high numbers of prescriptions that get written for patients each year in the town of Biarritz, France. As a surfing town itself, Biarritz seemed the perfect place to […]

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5 Tips to Flip Your World

I recently had the honor to hose a very dear friend on a Santa Teresa, Costa Rica retreat. Bridgette and I go way back, we years ago playing during a softball game. We were the hyper girls. Jumping on trampolines, running around doing the most random of things. We share a passion for fitness, activities and […]

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Innovative Napping: Inflatable Hoodies and Other Tips for the Long Haul

It’s official… someone has invented an inflatable nap hoodie. Hot off the press at Huffington Post, what we’ve got on our hands is “the Hynos Sleep Hoodie, an inflatable sweatshirt that brilliantly turns any plane, train, or obnoxious airport terminal into a comfy-cozy napping station with just a few puffs of air”. Since nothing screams SUNDAY like […]

The Gnocchi Tradition on the 29th

You may have never heard of Dia de Ñoquis (Gnocchi Day), or maybe, you may have never heard of gnocchi. These little flour and potato dumplings have their roots in Italy. They integrated into South American cuisine by Italian immigrants in the early 20th century, particularly in Argentina and spread all over South America. They’re […]

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Costa Rica Prep List

Pack your bags; we’re en route to Costa Rica! We’re so glad to be headed back to beautiful Santa Teresa, and we’re confident the town will capture your heart just as it has ours. Here’s what you’ll need to know in preparation for your upcoming travels. What We Need from You Make sure you have contacted […]

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Breaking Down our Top Five Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Travel rewards credit cards are widely available these days, through dozens of banks, and affiliated with tons of business, hotels, and airlines. Travel rewards credit cards can yield huge benefits, especially for those like us who love to travel. However, as with anything financial, it is critical to evaluate the costs and benefits of your […]

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