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This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

This is the Season when Giving is Good Any Day of the Week!

Generosity is always good, whether in material goods or in the heart. At this time in our history, I believe it is imperative to do something, whether it is for people, the environment, or our fellow creatures. In formulating this list I tried to keep the needs of the world and our earth in mind. These […]

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Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Millennials, you have real power: 91% of millennials want to transition to clean energy. 83% of millennials believe the results of this election will affect their life. 69.2 million millennials have the power to win November’s election. * I have tried not to post about the US 2016 election on Travels with Tam, for obvious […]

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Think and Pray for the Victims

Filed in Important Stuff! by on June 12, 2016 2 Comments
Think and Pray for the Victims

I wanted to publish today, but I find myself unable to. The tragedy which unfolded in Orlando over the weekend dominates my thoughts. Instead of writing about travel, or my life, today, I just want to say, hold the victims in your heart, and their families. What has occurred is unspeakable, but it will happen […]

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I LOVE MY ONESOLE SHOES!

I LOVE MY ONESOLE SHOES!

As a frequent traveler I always have problems deciding on which shoes to take. Shoes are bulky and heavy, and it is so frustrating trying to fit them all in. Those days are over for me, as I have discovered the solution: Onesole! Dominique McClain Barteet, RPh. invented Onesole shoes when she bought three of […]

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The OC Bucket List Challenge: Visit Buena Park!

The OC Bucket List Challenge: Visit Buena Park!

I think everyone knows how much I love the OC! (Orange County, California, of course). When I received word about the OC Bucket List Challenge for Buena Park, I had to copy it down and share it with you right away!!!! These Challenge activities have something for everyone, so pack along the kids and grandparents […]

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Being a Mother is the Trip of a Lifetime!

Being a Mother is the Trip of a Lifetime!

In many ways, I cannot believe I am a mother. These tiny creatures arrive, and all of the sudden you are responsible for a human life. It can be overwhelming, but there is no doubt that being their mother was the most important thing I have ever done. They grow up, and that is both […]

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Easy Ways to Go Meatless Monday!

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Our Planet, Reviews! by on May 1, 2016 18 Comments
Easy Ways to Go Meatless Monday!

It isn’t that difficult to go without meat, at least a day or two a week. I’ve gone from being vegetarian to eating meat/fish/chicken only 2 or 3 times a week. When I do eat meat, I try to eat grass fed, cageless, no antibiotics, no steroids, sustainable. We cannot always be perfect, but we […]

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Do You Know about the Good Guide?

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Our Planet by on April 28, 2016 4 Comments
Do You Know about the Good Guide?

I often think of the life that Jane Goodall leads. At 82 years old, Jane Goodall is traveling 300 days a year to spread this message: every person makes a difference. Every choice we make in our daily lives will have an effect of some kind, good or bad. Her question is, what difference will […]

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Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Do you know how your Mother is doing? I am referring, of course, to our Mother Earth on this Earth Day, April 22, 2016. And she could be better. She could be a whole lot better. I usually talk about the ocean on Earth Day, or wildlife. Today I’m going to give you a few […]

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Reef Safe Sun Care Giveaway!

Reef Safe Sun Care Giveaway!

To enter, you can: Enter your email on the Entry form below    and/or Click to Tweet the highlighted message below from this blog post: [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”#reefsafe #free #giveaway” related=”” layout=”” position=””]ENTER NOW REEF SAFE SUNCARE GIVEAWAY![/clickandtweet] You can tweet the message above once a day from this blog post for more entries! It […]

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