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"The sooner I lose weight, the sooner I can forget about losing weight!"

Austin, TX: January is resolution month. Motivation is high to improve looks and lifestyle. According to the U.S. government (, losing weight, saving money and reducing stress are among the top New Year's resolutions. member inns and B&Bs are dedicated to helping guests achieve their January resolutions. Here are five Resolution Solutions offered by All package prices are for double occupancy and exclude taxes and gratuities.

Lose weight: No worries, foodies! Auberge Mendocino Seaside Inn and Cottages in Little River, CA, offers Crab Lovers Weekends to those seeking a low fat and active getaway. During the 9th Annual Mendocino County Crab and Wine Days, enjoy four-course dinners and breakfasts featuring an array of low-in-fat crab dishes and hor d'oeuvres. Offered the last weekend in January and the second and fourth weekends in February, the Crab Lovers weekend includes two nights' accommodations, daily breakfasts with crab entrees, Saturday hors d'oeuvres and four-course dinner for $378 plus tax, double occupancy. In between crab courses, enjoy vigorous walks along the cliffs for seaside views or beach combing to exercise off additional weight.

Save money: January travel is as affordable as it gets. Add a $100 discount off standard nightly rates of $175-250 for a two-night stay in the Penthouse or Lakefront Suite at Twin Lakes Lodge in Greensboro, NC, and you'll address not only your resolution to save money but reduce stress, too. Soak in your private double fireside Jacuzzi or take in local wineries, theater and beautiful lake views.

Get in shape: Take two days of skiing at Stratton Mountain, Vermont's premier resort, add lavish accommodations, food and service at Windham Hill Inn in West Townsend, VT, and you've got a resolution solution offering exercise and romance. The Luxury Ski and Stay package includes two nights' lodging in the Classic room of your choice, daily three-course gourmet breakfasts, a candlelit four-course dinner for two, plus afternoon tea, cider and sweets and an evening savory board. Bring snowshoes or cross-country gear, and take advantage of the inn's 10K of maintained trails for hiking and snowshoeing, plus enjoy two adult or junior two-day lift tickets to Stratton Mountain. The package starts at $670 per couple for Classic Rooms, representing a 20 percent room discount.

Reduce stress: Enjoy a specially crafted romance and stress-buster package at the Absolute Nirvana Spa in Alexander's B&B in Santa Fe, NM. Selected by Conde Nast Traveler as "One of the Hottest New Spas in the World," couples will rejuvenate both body and soul together with a Deluxe Couples Treatment including two hours of massage, exfoliation, masque and steam, and ending with fireside luxuriating soak in a sea of rose petals. Package rates from $821 include two nights' lodging, champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, daily breakfast and the two-hour Couples Deluxe Treatment.

Take a trip: Why not make your trip filled with lavish luxury in Hawaii's Volcano National Park? Between March and June, enjoy an active and amenities-filled package from At the Craters Edge B&B in Volcano, HI. The package includes a Hawaiian lei, champagne and chocolates greeting, three nights' lodging in the Haiku Garden Room, a dinner at the Kilauea Lodge, a Total Rejuvenation package for two at Hale Ho'ola Spa, a five-hour hike in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with a personal guide and picnic lunch, and a chef's private dinner accompanied by a private piano concert, chocolates and spirits. Breakfast in bed and unlimited use of the Forest Spa Sauna and Hot Tub make this the ultimate trip for 2008, all for $1,699 (March-June 2008). is the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network, listing over 6,600 B&Bs and inns throughout the United States and internationally. A variety of search functions and extensive maps enable inngoers to find the perfect B&B. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase The Getaway Gift Card� from welcomed at nearly 4,000 bed & breakfast inns in the U.S. and Canada, subscribe to free newsletters, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards.

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