5 Crazy Foods and Where to Find Them in Tokyo


Tokyo is a bustling city home to high-tech culture and ancient temples; Tokyo hotels get you closer to the action. While your itinerary may include centuries-old structures and state-of-the-art museum exhibits, there is nothing quite as interesting as the off-the-wall cuisine the city has to offer. Here are five of the craziest foods in Tokyo and where they can be found. 1. Salamander Have you ever looked at salamanders and wondered what the tiny lizards might taste like? Asadachi lets you … [Read more...]

Vacation Days

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Well, today was out last day at the beach.  Not only did my grandmother come down again, but my aunt & uncle also came down a well and got to meet my daughter for the first time.  I'm be writing up at last a three part trip report in the come week, but it will probably take me a few days to get caught up on everything.  I didn't get a chance to get much done work-wise this week. … [Read more...]

Best Stores and Coupon Codes

Here is another round a good coupon codes from great stores. Maxstudio Coupons: 20% Off Find the perfect ensemble for your upcoming formal event with evening styles from Max Studio. Shop online at MaxStudio.com to browse the popular brand’s wide selection of elegant apparel for evening and cocktail events. Save when you shop this July, with Max Studio’s promo of 20% off any full priced item. In addition to stylish dresses, MaxStudio.com also offers refined Tops & Shirts, … [Read more...]

4 Great Lobster Rolls in New England


Ask four people where to find the best lobster roll in New England and you’ll probably get four different answers. Seems simple enough: lobster meat in a hot dog bun. True lobster lovers know it’s not that easy. Here are four suggestions to get your lobster mojo going. Brown’s Lobster Pound Perched over a marsh at the southern-most point of New Hampshire’s 13 miles of Atlantic coastline is Brown’s Lobster Pound. This family-owned restaurant on Highway 286 has been around for 65 years, and it … [Read more...]

Product Review – Extra Large Picnic Blanket w/ Waterproof Backing


A few weeks back, I was sent an extra-large picnic blanket with waterproof backing from Pratico Outdoors to try out and review. The blanket is 60 in by 80 in and easily folds down to the size of a purse. The one I received was blue & white. We do a lot of outside activities & take at least one trip to the beach each year, so I was very excited to try this out. The first time I spread it all the way out, I was really surprised at how big it was. It’s huge! My husband, daughter & I … [Read more...]

How Stay at Home Moms Can Quit Smoking


Women who smoke are putting themselves at an increased risk for breast cancer, lung cancer and heart disease. Mothers are not the only ones affected by cigarette smoking. Children who inhale secondhand smoke are more likely to develop asthma, respiratory infections and ear infections. Exposing a baby to secondhand smoke can increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. There are many things that stay-at-home mothers can do to quit smoking. Below is a list of tips that will … [Read more...]

Eat Like a Local: The Best Seafood Restaurants in San Diego

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San Diego has fantastic restaurants of all types, but it's a real treasure trove for seafood lovers. From fish tacos to sushi to fish and chips, America's Finest City has exactly what it takes to scratch that itch when you're hungry for the catch of the day. Like any great culinary city, though, San Diego has a short list of places that locals swear by. There are all the good seafood chain restaurants, including Truluck's, which is among the best, but while you're staying at one of the hotels in … [Read more...]

Best Savings at Stores

Here is a fresh list of some of the best savings available at select stores right now. Teavana Coupons: $10 Off $50 Enjoy the incredible health benefits of fresh, loose-leaf tea from around the globe with savings from Teavana. In addition to retail stores around the nation, Teavana also carries their products online at Teavana.com. Shop online at Teavana.com and browse a wide selection of fresh teas and tea accessories. Perfect for summer teas include a Pineapple Berry Blue Tea … [Read more...]

Article – 5 Ways To Enjoy All-Inclusive Luxury Travel At A Rock Bottom Price

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Pick a favorite tropical destination, and you’ll likely find all-inclusive options that focus on the fun without compromising on variety. A close look at a resort’s fine print can shave hundreds off an itinerary — without losing that luxury travel feel. Here are five tips to make your all-inclusive experience as memorable as it is affordable. 1. Look for package deals Package offers (an all-inclusive favorite) can save hundreds by booking flights and hotel nights at the same time. For … [Read more...]

The Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Giveaway!


Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery is here! Get ready to Rock! Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang team up with the one and only KISS in this all-new, out-of-this-world adventure! We join the Gang at Kiss World – the all-things-Kiss theme park, as they investigate a series of strange hauntings. With help from Kiss, they discover that the Crimson Witch has returned to summon The Destroyer from the alternate dimension of Kissteria! The evil duos ghastly plan, to destroy the earth! Can … [Read more...]