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Awesome Summer Solutions to Streamline Daily Life

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Ah, summer… vacation time, R&R, and a reprieve (however slight) from the regular responsibilities of daily life. Even so, summer can still be a hectic time of balancing work hours with entertaining the kiddos, socializing with family and friends and even treating yourself from time to time. So, any amount of help to enhance, ease, expedite and streamline our lives ... Read More »

Gamifying Good Health: Cash-Curated Wellness

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Recently released study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative dialogue given the prevalence of overweight and obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades, leading to rising rates of non-communicable diseases. Notably, other synergistic academic ... Read More »

Puerto Vallarta’s ‘Casa Dos Cisnes’ Luxury Private Villa Elevates Industry Standards

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Secluded five-star Mexican villa offers an ultimate luxury accommodations experience trumping top resorts; boasts its own gourmet private chef, service staff, elite accommodations up to 10 adults and premier on-site amenities—all amid unrivaled ocean views Amid the explosion of “the sharing economy,” the private villa accommodations sector has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, today’s breed of private villa rentals ... Read More »

Enchantment Abounds at Puerto Vallarta’s ‘Rhythms of the Night’ Dinner Show

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Rhythms of the Night is an immersive dinner show experience like none other, transforming your night into an enchanted evening on a mystical land. The experience begins with a relaxing cruise across the Banderas Bay where complimentary snacks and cocktails are served. As the sun sets across the sky, you will be rewarded with a stunning light display along the coastline, ... Read More »

BANANA WAVE Bananamilk an ‘A-peeling’ Non-Dairy Option

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Move over almond, soy, coconut and other non-dairy milk alternatives….there’s a new and decidedly tasty milk substitute in the supermarket aisle:  BANANA WAVE bananamilk. This natural, plant-based, non-dairy beverage is perfect for those athletes, sports fans and others who dislike—or are just bored—with the standard milk alternatives on the market. It’s also a particularly excellent choice for anyone who cannot ... Read More »

Personal Photos & Videos ‘Go Hollywood’ with UrLife Mini-Movies

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People have always snapped photos while playing sports and while on vacation, but the proliferation of smartphones has ushered in dramatic changes in the way we capture those photos and the myriad of ways the images can be utilized. Given forecasts that fully 2.53 billion people will own a smartphone by 2018, more and more vacationers will be capturing those ... Read More »

Bleu Bohème San Diego Enchants With Free-Spirited French Fare

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Ensconced in San Diego’s delightful Kensington neighborhood, Bleu Bohème is a must-visit eatery for anyone in San Diego county seeking a one-of-a-kind, transcendent French dining experience that’s as authentic as you’ll find on this side of the Atlantic. From the moment you step through the front door it’s clear an exceptional experience lies ahead, as with that first step patrons ... Read More »

7 Useful Summer Solutions

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After a long and chilly winter that lingered longer than many would prefer, summer is finally in full effect.  Amid this seasonal shift it’s time to stock up on some gear that’ll let you get the most out of the season and even overcome some ubiquitous aggravations.  I’ve found a number of beauty, fashion, money management, healthy foodie and other ... Read More »

‘WatchBox by Govberg’ App a Timely Father’s Day Find

In 2016, consumers spent an estimated $14.3 billion on gifts for Father’s Day. Traditional gifts include things like power tools and sporting event tickets. However, if you’re looking for a quintessential Father’s Day gift that’s truly timeless, then you may want to turn to the WatchBox by Govberg app for an assist with what to get for the deserving Dads ... Read More »

Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Undoubtedly Impress

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Genius gear gift ideas for home mixologists, kitchen commandos, entertaining aficionados, style savants, gadget geeks and those dads who just need a solid night’s sleep   Like millions of others, each June you may find yourself struggling to find that perfect gift for the important “dads” in your life, whether that be your own father, husband, boyfriend, brother or other ... Read More »