Month: January 2014

AeroLife Package I Sampled
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Health & Beauty: Boosting Immunity and Energy with AeroLife Air-Based Smart Nutrition System

Boosting my immunity and energy with AeroLife™ air-based smart nutrition system is fitting my goal of improving my health. Although traveling is adventurous and exciting it’s also tiring and takes a toll on my immune system. Long days, short nights, little sleep and change in climate almost always guarantees I’ll end up sick with a cold.

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Use the Sharing Economy to Find a Local to Share the Best Sunset Location when Traveling.
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Sharing Economy Offers Not-So Lonely Options for Solo Travelers

One of the biggest challenges about solo travel is meeting and interacting with others during a journey. Alas, thanks to technology making the world smaller, the sharing economy is offering not-so lonely options to mingle with locals and other travelers.

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Gone Country Jeep Weekend, Redneck Yacht Club, Punta Gorda, Fla., Jan. 25, 2014
Florida Fun

Playing in Mud during the Inaugural Gone Country Jeep Weekend at the Redneck Yacht Club

There’s something refreshing about the earthy scent of mud and I got up close and almost personal with it during the inaugural Gone Country Jeep Weekend at the Redneck Yacht Club Mud Park in Punta Gorda, Fla. It was a glorious gathering of all things Jeep with no other vehicles allowed on the grounds.

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Jenna Bush Hager Kicked Off Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall Lecture Series, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Fla.
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Jenna Bush Hager Inspires in Sarasota, Fla.

“It wasn’t a philosophical moment,” Jenna Bush Hager told more than 500 members of the Ringling College Library Association last Monday at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Fla., it was about “a man, his daughters, a stuffed animal and a little joke.”

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My Violet VoxBox from Influenster, Full of Goodies to Try and Share My Opinion
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Review: Oh What Fun! Look Inside My Violet VoxBox from Influenster

During the Christmas frenzy last month I received the groovy Violet VoxBox from Influenster. The box contained Sally Hansen’s Triple Shine Nail Color, a Goody Athletique headwrap, a Cranberry Soy Joy bar, a clay spa masque from Montagne Jeunesse and a can of Not Your Mother’s dry shampoo.

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TBEX '10 Blogging Ethics Panel
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Day Job, Travel Blogging, Social Media. How Do I Do What I Do?

Day Job, Travel Blogging, Social Media. “How do you do what you do?” When I’m asked this question I’m not sure how to respond so following is the answer to what I think the question is.

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A Burnham Guides Sea Kayak is Ready to Paddle the Florida Keys from Knight's RV Resort & Marina
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Paddling the Florida Keys with Burnham Guides

White caps dotted the Atlantic Ocean side of Marathon Key and I didn’t think my kayaking trip in the Florida Keys was going to happen but Burnham Guides and had a Plan B.

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Now it Makes Sense Why there's a Paula Deen Store in Buffalo - it's the Nanco Group Connection, a Buffalo-based Company
Culinary Travel

A Paula Deen Store in Buffalo? Yup. It’s in Clarence, N.Y.

A friend shared an article about a Paula Deen store opening in Buffalo, specifically in Clarence, N.Y., sometime in 2014 and asked if my parents knew anything about it. Clarence is where I went to high school and pretty much grew up and my parents still live in the area.

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Say Hello to My New Travel Carry-On Companion: Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo
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Health & Beauty: Say Goodbye to Traveler’s Hair with Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Dry Shampoo

What’s my new travel carry-on companion? Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo because it refreshes my hair by absorbing oil and adding a nice finish without using water.

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Wegman's Makes it Easy to Spot Made in New York Products
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After All these Years, I’m Still Talking Proud of Buffalo, N.Y.

My reason for visiting Western New York in the heart of winter has little to do with snow, ice and below-freezing temperatures. It’s about family and hometown pride.

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