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Found: The Ultimate in Las Vegas Luxury

I’ve never had any desire to visit Las Vegas, only knowing the city as an adult’s playground. I wasn’t turned off by the idea but it wasn’t a place I would pick for a vacation destination either. Imagine my surprise when I was invited out to experience The Wynn Las Vegas …

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is A Quirky New Adventure From Tina Fey

This month Netflix debuted the first season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Brought to us from “30 Rock” executive producers, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the comedy series follows Kimmy Schmidt, one of four women rescued from a doomsday cult. She decides to start her life over as a nanny for an Upper …

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4 of the Best Places To Eat In Kauai For A Truly Diverse Experience

One of the strongest reflections of any culture, any place, is it’s cuisine. With it’s distinct asian influences, Polynesian staples and penchant for fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the island of Kauai is a haven for foodies and casual travelers alike. Take a tour with me along the island’s coast as …

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Sharp AQUOS Crystal: The Android Smartphone with an Edgeless Screen

A common comparison between smartphones these days is screen size. Bigger screen normally means bigger device, but what happens when you get rid of the border around the screen? You get the Sharp AQUOS Crystal, with an eye catching unique, edgeless design featuring a 5.0 inch screen that stretches along three edges …

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3 Positive Messages For Kids from Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue

One of the things I love about Disney movies is that they’re packed with positive messages to young viewers. In an age where kids have access to some truly questionable programming, its a relief to know exactly what you’re getting with a Disney movie. What really got me about Disney …

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How To Host The Perfect Pirate Party

Whether you’re thinking of an activity to pass a long summer day or planning the perfect birthday party we have thought of everything you need to host the Perfect Pirate Party for a Platoon of Powerful Pirates (say that 10x fast). Invitations When you’re creating your invitations pay special attention …

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Kids View: New Let’s Imagine Elmo with Friends

This weekend my Mom let me have an awesome party. I got to invite over four of my cousins and two friends too. It wasn’t a birthday party, or even a Halloween party, it was something much better – a toy party! My favorite person, he is like Santa but he drives a …

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4 Ways The LeapBand Activity Tracker Makes Fitness Fun

According to the CDC, approximately 17%  of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. That’s 12.7 million kids. There are numerous health risks associated with obesity at a young age including: increased risk of heart disease high blood pressure diabetes breathing problems trouble sleeping But what really kills me is …


Recipes and Tips For Keeping Kids Healthy and Hydrated This Summer

All of spring I was looking forward to summer. To the camping, the s’mores, and trips to the zoo. So much so that I forgot about the other tell tales signs of summer. I forgot about the way children mysteriously find themselves gravitating toward the outdoors finding ways to occupy …


Where To Stay In Alaska: Large Waterfall Resort or Quaint Steamboat Bay?

When people think of Alaska the images they conjure up tend to differ. Some think of a mother moose and her calf, some picture glaciers and mountains, others imagine days spent boating and fishing King Salmon, Halibut and Rock Fish. If it’s any of the above, then Waterfall Resort and Steamboat …