The week after Labor Day is considered a sort of second New Year. The summer heat may have drained your oomph a bit. Or maybe it was the non-stop weekend getaways from weddings to camping trips and sports tournaments to family reunions. Or worse yet, maybe it was just one too many corn dogs, ice cream cones or slushies...ugh! Thankfully, the brisk fall breeze brings a natural slowing to our hectic calendars and an innate revitalization of the drive to achieve our goals. So, go ahead.
I am a member of the ever growing contingent of Americans who possess and lean on having access to a cell phone. I am also a laptop aficionado. With ownership of these two technological miracles, I was one of those people who could not phantom what I would ever do with a tablet as a third device.
In fact, it seemed slightly insane that people would add another technological gadget to their wardrobe of communication devices. But one fine day I was given a top-notched, first-rate tablet as a gift and my life changed for eternity.
September is National Coupon Month, so we’re feeling excited! It used to be that coupon wre relegated to Sunday clipping, backs of receipts and easy to lose punch cards. With the internet a whole new wave of coupons came to be. We’re always here to help you save and so in honor of Coupon Month, we’ve brainstormed new waves to save. 1. Do the research. E-books are cheaper and two the best e-books on saving are the tomes Supershop Like a Coupon Queen and the Coupon Mom’s Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half. Both are available on Google Play, so load them on your pristine Verizon Ellipsis 8.
Say “Aloha” to some new shoes before you trek to The Aloha State. Whether you are at a luau or lounging on the beach, you’ll need an array of shoes to make your excursion as comfortable as it will be memorable. Visitors to Lanai will love the haunting beauty of Shipwreck Beach. Lanai is purported to be Hawaii’s most exclusive island. An eight mile stretch of pristine beach awaits travelers to Lanai. The Kalohi Channel boasts formidable currents and numerous reefs, and many ships have met their watery demise here. The first documented shipwreck occurred in 1824 when a British vessel, Alderman Wood, met its fate.
Before these items of bound paper completely disappear, we wanted to remind you that a book no longer has to be a clumsy object to carry. These days, an electronic version of your favorite manuscript is most certainly available. Today’s modern times provides a collection of technological devices to deliver instant gratification for voracious readers of all ages. No longer must you utilize a bus, car, train or your feet to travel to your local bookstore or visit the library. Today, you can simply turn on your phone or tablet and download a vast array of storytelling favorites. EBooks are delivered almost instantaneously.
If your purse or satchel is a black hole, you know what a pain it can be to fish out your phone while driving. Our phones are more than phones these days. They’re GPS systems, personal assistants and memory-makers. With hands-free driving and safety concerns, it’s more important than ever to situate your phone for maximum ease of use in the car and we’ve got a few tips for you—and savings too! Get a grip. That’s right. Never fumble in that portable drug store you call a purse again, when you invest in the Universal Cup-iT with Grip-iT.
Most people may think they know everything they need to know about Colorado by watching South Park. Southpark plus mountains plus snow plus cannabis equals all you need to know about Colorado, right? Well, not exactly. Colorado is more than the sum of its parts. Let’s take a tour of Colorado that’s not led by cartoon characters. Nicknamed The Centennial State, Colorado was admitted to the union in 1876, 100 years after the founding of our nation. There are many notable people who hail from Colorado, like Amy Adams, who was raised in Castle Rock. Tim Allen and Roseann Barr were born in Denver.
If you’ve ever ambled through he big box retail shops and been underwhelmed by their storage tubs, flimsy drawer organizers and clunky carts, you’re not alone. Plastic ware is breakable, not weather resistant and not built to last. Pause before you shell out another $20 on the underperforming storage tub, $8 desk drawer organizer or overpriced polymer cart. Crafters will appreciate the versatility of a toolbox. With its Lilliputian compartments, imagine your tiny, glimmering beads neatly stowed.
The Silver State is more than craps tables and poker tables. If you’ve wanted to go to Nevada, don’t travel big blind. We’ve got some lesser known Nevada haunts that are sure to round out your excursion to the state dominated by Sin City in the public imagination. Plus, we’ve got great shoes for wherever your trek to Nevada takes you. If you want to feel like James Bond, sans the Casino Royale pomp, journey to Parhump in southern Nevada. Jetpack America offers water jetpack flights for anyone wanting to soar above this oasis in the desert.
For Kristin Cline, the lightbulb moment that eventually led to the creation of her blog GreaseGirl, came when she took her Studebaker to its first car show in Las Vegas a few years ago, and realized how few female enthusiasts she could find. Kristin didn't grow up going to car shows. It wasn't until her early twenties, when she became interested in swing dancing and vintage style, that her passion for classic cars also began to blossom. She eventually purchased her very own 1955 Studebaker Coupe, and immediately began restoration on it.