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Miami Spa Month is Here!

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The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau launches its eighth annual Miami Spa Month affording visitors and residents special deals at 35 area premiere participating spas. The popular summer promotion runs from July 1 through August 31 providing spa fans with ample time to enjoy treatments at some of the area’s world-renowned luxury spas. Those booking treatments will save up to 50 percent on deep tissue massages, exfoliating body polishes, hydrating facials and more. Normally valued at $199 or more, Miami Spa Month treatments will be available at two price Read more »

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Traveling Abroad? Get Vaccinated Against Hepatitis A


(BPT) – Hepatitis A cases are on the rise, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hepatitis A is common in many parts of the world, even in popular tourist destinations such as Mexico, most other countries in Central and South America and some Caribbean countries. Past research has shown that almost half of new cases of hepatitis A in the United States are from Americans traveling abroad and getting infected. In fact, the CDC recently issued a travel advisory due to an outbreak of hepatitis A at a popular tourist destination. Fortunately, the disease can be easily prevented with a safe and effective vaccine.

What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. The infection can Read more »

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I’m Going to Disneyland!

Disclosure:  Park admission tickets were provided to me by the gracious folks at Disney.  No blog post was expected or implied.  All opinions are my own.


Since I’m still in Southern California, later this week, I’ll be showing my #Disneyside.  That’s right–I’m headed to Disneyland to check out the Diamond Celebration that marks 60 years of magic!  This was an opportunity just too good to pass up.  It was actually 60 years ago this month that Walt Disney opened the theme park in Anaheim.  Since then, more than 700 million guests have been entertained at the Happiest Place on Earth.

The three things that I’m Read more »

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Celebrating Teen Birthdays in Millionaire Style

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Catering to the pampered teens of the world’s most elite, Grand Velas Resorts in Mexico Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit are offering a new “Billionaire’s Birthday Package” pulling out all the stops for a teen’s supersized coming-of-age celebration. Coming with a $2 million USD price tag, the party (perfect for sweet sixteen’s, quinceañeras and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs) begins with private jet roundtrip transportation from anywhere in the U.S., Mexico or Canada followed by a private check-in that includes edible gold popsicles and welcome bags featuring the fabled Apple Watch.

The birthday girl or boy is treated like royalty with a Read more »

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Lilly Arrives at Merrick Park

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Did you know that a new Lilly Pulitzer store opened recently at the Village of Merrick Park?

The interior of the store is painted by one of the brand’s print designers. Shoppers can expect bright prints and colors in the new location, starting with the brand’s Summer 2015 collection. The store will carry the classic Lilly shift, tunics, shorts, knit dresses, silk tops, maxis, totes, printed scarves and even a Little Lillys section.

“We’re expanding our presence in South Florida and thrilled to Read more »

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I’m Headed to LA with Disney & Marvel!


By the end of the week, I’ll be in LA, courtesy of Disney and Marvel.  In case you haven’t heard, Marvel is introducing it’s SMALLEST Avenger yet–Ant-Man.  I’ll be front and center to see the film (it opens in theaters on July 17th), meet the cast/director, and take pics in the Tweet Suite!  Did I mention that the cast Read more »

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Dwyane Wade Launches a New Collection with The Tie Bar


The Tie Bar, the go-to destination for cool men’s accessories, will release its latest capsule collection of ties, bow ties and pocket squares in partnership with NBA Champion (and my Main Apple Scrapple) Dwyane Wade.   For his sixth capsule with the brand, the style icon and basketball star takes his fans on a seasonal style journey. From the upscale prep of the Hamptons to the laid-back surfer vibes of the west coast, Dwyane Wade for The Tie Bar celebrates the best of summertime in the USA. The range is available for Read more »

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