Dude’s Day?


We received product to facilitate this post. All opinions are our own. Single men are you with me? It’s time to celebrate.  There is Mothers, Fathers, Grandparents, Anniversaries, Valentines and so many other holidays based around relationships.  They have come and gone.   Most people don’t think single guys need single guy gifts but that isn’t […]

Celebrate the 4th of July

4th of july collage

Our 4th of July celebration usually means grabbing a beach chair and sitting by the side of the road to watch the parade, and coming back to the mansion for some BBQ and relaxing outdoors with the family. It’s a time to celebrate the birth of our nation, and remember that our forefathers signed the Declaration […]

The travel blogger’s slogan: Discover it


Discover It… I suppose that’s one of my mantras. At least for the past few years as I’ve upped my travel it has been. From nearby Miami to Central Thailand, I’ve been discovering it all across the globe. Of course as I’m flying the friendly skies, I’m amassing lots and lots of points for FUTURE […]

Thinking of traveling to Cuba?

Cuban-Style Rice

NOT SO FAST! Like you, I’m chomping at the bit to go back in history, and while December 17, 2014 was an historic day in opening the doors to this previously forbidden Caribbean island, six months later most of us are still waiting to be able to book our flights. WHY? While I know that […]

Get an Adrianna Papell ring on your finger!

Jewelry 2

I want you to look at those beautiful engagement and wedding rings above. Then look below at my finger. Do you see anything WRONG? That’s right, there’s NO DIAMOND on my left hand, and you are correct if you knew that I’ve been married for THIRTY-FIVE years. When we first got engaged, Mr. S bought […]

Save big get more on TRAVEL & DINING


Because you know I’m all about those deals ‘Bout those deals, no full price…  You don’t think that I actually got where I am today by paying MORE do you? I enjoy my lifestyle WAY TOO MUCH to have to put my travel, shopping, etc. on the back burner because of a silly little thing like […]

Pairing coffee with your day

morning coffee

Woke up, fell out of bed, Dragged a comb across my head Found my way downstairs and drank a cup, And looking up I noticed I was late. – John Lennon & Paul McCartney When I’m not traveling, that’s how I feel. I’m an early riser, getting up between 6:00-6:30 am on most days, even […]

Skincare by Nassif MD


BUMPS Itty, bitty, little bumps. From my hairline down across my forehead I’d somehow gotten a forest full of them. I went for a facial, then two, and then a third. I asked the esthetician what they were from. They are definitely not an allergic reaction and they seem to get more dense at certain […]

Step Up Your Hostess Game This Summer


The season for summer parties is here. If you pride yourself on throwing the best parties every summer, you’re probably busy looking for some great new ideas to make this year’s parties memorable. You’ve probably already got some great ideas of your own, but check out some of these little add-ons you can use at […]