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The Nest Is Empty! What to Do…

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As many of you know, I just sent my Baby Boy to Navy Boot Camp to become a US Sailor.  What many of you may not know is that I already have a daughter in the US Navy.  That’s right.  I’m a Navy Mom, twice over!  I can’t count the number of times that I’ve been asked, “So, how do you feel about that?”

Well, here’s the truth about it.  I feel proud.  I feel happy.  I feel elated.  And, I also feel the sadness that my baby is gone.  Not to mention that he was one of my primary caregivers.  NOTHING scares a cancer patient more than losing a caregiver.  But I mostly feel FREE!  There’s a freedom that you only know when the last child walks out of the door.  For instance, last weekend was Easter.  Traditionally, we would have had a huge Read more »

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I need your help! #JEWELvsAVMED


*Sigh* I had hoped that it wouldn’t come to this, but it has.  The ugly truth is– I am losing my battle with cancer.  I have spent the last two and a half years fighting for life.  I’ve successfully fought it off twice, but I find myself in battle again.  And this time, along with cancer, I have to fight my medical insurance company, AvMed.  I’ve done everything  Read more »

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The Spa at Viceroy Miami Offers a Holiday Menu!

Viceroy Spa Water Lounge 3 What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the holiday season? The smell of fresh-baked gingerbread cookies? Peppermint? Cinnamon?

Pause and take a deep breath because The Spa at Viceroy Miami has mustered the sweetest holiday specials on its new Aromas of the Spa Season menu, featuring carefully crafted offers each finished with a warm cup of spiced tea. Read on for more details on these sweet deals, which are available throughout Read more »

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Lladro Launches New Home Fragrance Collection

lladro heavenly dreams

A garden in Spring, a stroll by the sea, the cozy smell of Mom’s baking wafting from the kitchen… It is widely believed that, of all our senses, smell is the one closest to the soul.   Lladró, the Spanish artistic porcelain brand, presents Heavenly Dreams, a new collection of scented candles inspired by one of the brand’s icons that best evokes that sensation of harmony in our moments of relaxation.

The Heavenly Dreams collection gets off to a start with three candles Read more »

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Best Holiday Gift for Seniors? Teach Them How to Use Tech to Stay Connected

22322237 (BPT) – If you’re thinking of buying Grandma her first ever smartphone or tablet for the holidays, but aren’t sure she’ll be able to handle the technology … make that purchase! Studies show technology can lead to the deeper levels of social engagement associated with improved mental and physical wellbeing in older adults. But there’s a catch — you need to help Grandma learn how to Read more »

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The Heat is On at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami!

JWMM NBA Approved Basketball Arena

Heat fans can now enjoy home games stress-free with a mini getaway at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami complete with a pre-game warm up at the renowned db Bistro Moderne. Boasting a prime location within walking distance from the American Airlines Arena, the hotel is offering guests “The Heat is On” package, complete with three Read more »

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It’s Britney, Bach!


The holiday season is always full of marriage proposals and we ALL know what comes after that but before the wedding–the BACH party!  VegasGirlsNightOut.com, Las Vegas’ first-of-its kind boutique concierge service designed exclusively for women by women, announced their most exciting bachelorette party package yet, It’s Britney, Bach! The package is created for women looking to have a luxury VIP experience for their bachelorette party and will be offered until the end of 2016. The package offers tickets to Britney: Piece of Me at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino,  as well as Read more »

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