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More Of My Favorite Things On Sale For Cyber Monday At Amazon

I’ve been hunting through the Amazon Cyber Monday deals for products I’ve used/tested/want/recommend. Here’s my updated list of deals today for things I can recommend.

Free Lonely Planet Book From Starbucks

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If you’re a Starbucks customer (and iPhone user), have you discovered the Pick of the Week?  These used to be cards that were handed out in the stores for free stuff, but the program transitioned to the digital world a few years ago.  How to find it?  If you open up the Starbucks app on your iPhone, you’ll see a “Messages” section below your star counter: Each week Starbucks features a Pick of the Week which varies between songs, apps and books.  For starters, they rarely feature my taste in […]

Lonely Planet’s “Not For Parents” Series Makes Travel Planning Fun For Kids

It’s a digital world, for sure.  But I’m a bit old-fashioned when it comes to books.  I like a newspaper to flip through in the morning and my adventure planning begins when I crack open the cover of a Fodor’s book for the destination I’m traveling to.  I spend plenty of time online researching my destination as well, but a book is a part of my planning. In order to get my daughter interested in a trip I’ll usually flip through the book and find activities she’ll enjoy and read […]