Shopping online for unique gifts? Check out the brand new: BOXFOX

How many of us are shopping online for unique gifts? In my experience, I don’t seem to find anything I haven’t seen before. My desire is to give a thoughtful, reasonably priced and creative gift…something clever and unique my friend will remember! I just love clever, don’t you? One of my goals is to introduce […]

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Oh, the places we will go (or just vacations to dream about)! My newest list of destinations for 2015 and beyond!

Life in our Empty Nest is ALWAYS in flux. One minute we have plans to be in Paris on our anniversary and the next minute we have cancelled that trip and we are instead traveling to Hawaii for a business rewards trip. Because my husband Craig travels for business frequently, we quickly accrue points and miles and […]

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Hawaiian paradise! Photos of our trip to Hawaii and Maui

Our recent trip to the Hawaiian islands of Hawaii and Maui was chock-full of adventure. It was an adventurous experience primarily because there was a strong threat of a hurricane that was to hit the Big Island of Hawaii for the first three days of the trip! We have never experienced severe weather like this and […]

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The find adventure movement is starting to catch fire!

Find Adventure! Just a few weeks ago I suggested starting a movement called #findadventure. For this activity we hope to encourage creative, out-of-the-box thinking and allow today be the beginning of a new adventure. This activity comes equipped with a hashtag and a brand new sticker called #findadventure. We define “adventure” as anything you find adventurous […]

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True adventure: Travel to see the Northern Lights with Hurtigruten

This post is sponsored by Hurtigruten, but all of the opinions are my own. Adventure is the name of our game and I really want to investigate all of the possibilities! Please click on the sponsored links and photos so you can learn the details! When the representatives for the intriguing travel company, Hurtigruten, asked me if I […]

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100 Happy Days – Day 50

50 days ago I started the challenge of 100 Happy Days. I discovered this delightful new challenge through a website called 100HappyDays.com. Although the premise is simple and the activity is minimal, 71% of the people that started the challenge said they were too busy to finish. Too busy to be happy? Too busy to focus on something that made […]

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Let’s Talk Technology

Technology is like aging, you can try to out run it, but sooner or later you have to embrace it. Are we slaves to technology? Yes, I think many of us are and some of us won’t admit it either. I have a handful of friends who do not have Facebook accounts and don’t engage […]

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A Spectacular Evening With Elton John

Our newest adventure: The gift of a trip to Hawaii – including a spectacular private concert performed by the infamous Elton John! Recently I wrote a post about celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and how so many things have contributed to this successful marriage/partnership. As a couple we have so much to be proud of, but we consistently work hard to […]

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Photo Friday: Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins!

Welcome back Guest Adventurer Christina! We have been waiting for an excuse to bring out the pumpkins! Enjoy her festive photo essay! Have a Happy Halloween!   I love this time of year! To me pumpkins signify the changing of seasons and sweater weather, which is a welcome relief from the heat of summer. Enjoy this […]

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Find Adventure in Midlife!

You’ve reached midlife, the kids are doing great… now what? I believe that might be the million-dollar question. What do you want to do when you grow up? Now that our kids are grown and we have put all of our energy into making them the very best adults they can be, it is our […]

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