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“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world,” Marilyn Monroe said. I don’t know about conquering it, but I do know the right shoes are key to seeing the world. The struggle to find the right shoes is real.
You want to take a swim in the ocean, but can’t leave your camera unattended. Or you’re in a hostel, coffee shop, at a festival or on a train and you want to protect your valuables.
It happened again. I got sick after a trip, probably from touching something on the airplane. I use wipes, but I either forget to take them or they are yucky and dried out. And I’ve never liked the feel or smell of hand sanitizer.
Before the days of GPS I sat in the passenger seat with a map unfolded on my lap.. I’ve always been a big fan of maps and have happily adjusted to Waze. And I’ve been known to enjoy an adult beverage. So how fun is it that the two are combined on the Map Engraved Barware collection from Uncommon Green?
I’m not sure which I’ve lost most, sunglasses or umbrellas. With Bluetooth tracking through its app you’ll never leave The Weatherman umbrella behind. The app also notifies you about the weather and send you alerts so you know whether to take the umbrella along with you.
While some celebrities wear these hydrating eye and skin masks on airplanes, I waited until my husband was out to apply mine gently to my face. Like self-tanning and mud masks, this process needed no witnesses.
I drink carbonated water every day, but don’t love hauling the heavy cans home where they take up a lot of space. I decided to give the SodaStream Fizzi One Touch cordless sparkling water maker a try.
When I look back on some of my more memorable gifts they include a cheese…
When my husband traveled to wintry climes recently, he kept warm with a neck warmer and gloves from Heat Holders, while I kept my feet toasty at home with the thick, cushiony socks. The gloves and hat are on my Christmas list this year.