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  • Ritz Carlton Phoenix

    Ritz Carlton Phoenix

    Just because you’re on the road, you don’t have to “rough it.” The first thing you notice about a stay at the Ritz Carlton is the attention to detail and service. Every staff member is truly happy to see you and genuinely eager to please you. While customer service is a dying art, I can assure you it’s alive and thriving at the Ritz Carlton. A recent MidLife Road Trip to Phoenix found the Ritz Carlton Camelback […]

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  • Bucket List Adventures on WeTV

    Bucket List Adventures on WeTV

    Get inspired to go after your dreams! By Jessica Solloway What started as friendly banter between strangers on Twitter, turned into a web travel show phenomenon  MidLife Road Trip follows along as Rick (the southern gentleman)  and Sandi (the cookie enthusiast) pursue once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and adventures on their bucket lists. From conquering fears to attempting daredevil escapades, the MLRT cast/crew inspires others to live out their dreams in every episode. Q: How did the Midlife Road […]

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  • The Sweet Taste of Kansas City

    The Sweet Taste of Kansas City

    Self proclaimed “chocoholics” we were thrilled at the opportunity to have a “hands on” fudge making lesson at Chip’s Chocolate Factory.  It’s easy to find, just ‘follow your nose’ t0 the fabulous chocolate aroma wafting on the second floor of the Crown Center in downtown Kansas City. And we’re not not kidding about the smell of chocolate … It is everywhere! How anyone could pass this by is unfathomable. When you enter the store to the […]

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  • That’s How We Roll

    That’s How We Roll

    One of the best things about travel is trying new food. Included in every leg of the MidLife Road Trip is a food element or two. Kansas City was no exception. So, when the hotel served us up the biggest and best cinnamon roll we had ever seen, we  just had to know more. The rolls, are actually the creation of Lorraine and Mema from Mema’s Old Fashioned Bakery down the street from Chateau Avalon. […]

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  • Humor Helps When Sharing Housing

    Humor Helps When Sharing Housing

    Reader Stories: What It’s Like to Have Several Generations Living Together? From MidLifeRoadTrip, About.com Member What Led Our Family to Move in Together We have four generations under one roof. My daughter moved home a few years ago with her two daughters while going through a divorce. Last year my father became very ill. He was hospitalized for for six months, almost near death several times. During that time my mother came to live with […]

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  • Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta; Recipes from the World-Famous Spa

    Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta; Recipes from the World-Famous Spa

    Chocolate Chip–Cranberry Cookies By Deborah Szekely and Deborah Schneider with Chef Jesús González of La Cocina Que Canta Friday is eagerly anticipated Cookie Day at the Ranch. The lucky staff member who walks around with the basket, handing out cookie bliss, is the recipient of many a heartfelt ¡gracias! Who wouldn’t be happy? Each cookie is packed with tart cranberries and chewy, crisp oats and has a fat chocolate beso in the middle. Although made […]

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