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Listen to Your Favorite Albums, Podcasts & Audiobooks Underwater With the Duo MP3 Player Earbuds
Getting in a good swim and listing to your favorite tunes need not be mutually exclusive thanks to the newly-released, underwater MP3 player called Duo. This highly advanced subaquatic music player from...
17-Time Tour de France Cyclist's Hotel is Keeping Guests Active in South Carolina
Nestled within South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits Hotel Domestique, a charming boutique property owned by legendary 17-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie on nearly 30 acres of grounds...
Savvy Shoppers Put It on Plastiq
Imagine being able to charge anything you want to your credit card—from a mega yacht to a McLaren to your kid’s Ivy League college tuition— without the worry of limits. One company has...
The Boys & Girls Clubs of SD Host Charity Event With Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Al Jardine
San Diego boasts its fair share of philanthropic events. On an impressively-regular basis both residents and businesses throughout the county attend, or otherwise support, the litany of galas, dinner receptions,...
Gertrude's Is Luring Us to Phoenix With Its Smoked Pork Gumbo & Jalapeño Creamed Corn
Something magical happens when the right combination of elements convene at a dining establishment. In the case of Gertrude's Restaurant in Phoenix, this could not ring more true. Not...
7 Ways to Thrill Your Teen in Scottsdale
So you’re planning an outing and want to keep your kids engaged with the family, rather than obsessively tapping away at their phones or other “smart” devices, long enough to log a...
12 Reasons Families Favor the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
The Sonoran Desert has a beauty all its own and, with the McDowell Mountains as a stunning backdrop, the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch is a great place for multi-generational...
The Phoenician Scottsdale a Phenomenal Family Vacation Destination
"Family-friendly" and "luxury resort" are often mutually exclusive, however, one Scottsdale luxury resort—The Phoenician—has managed to marry the two concepts in spectacular...
Made-From-Scratch Cooking Shines at Civico 1845 in SD's Little Italy
If you’re familiar with San Diego’s Little Italy section, you’re likely to notice a new addition to the bustling neighborhood: Civico 1845 restaurant. This quaint, rustic-chic eatery...
About Merilee Kern
Merilee A. Kern is a good life connoisseur who scours the luxury marketplace for new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points - the extreme high end to the affordable. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column 'The Luxe List' that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Her complete article archive is accessible online at http://www.LuxeListReviews.com. Follow her Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList and/or on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor. Merilee is also a regular on air contributor with XETV Channel 6 (The CW) in San Diego where she serves as a 'gift guru' and consumer product trends expert. She also serves as a national Satellite Media Tour spokesperson (footage archive: www.luxelistreviews.com/?page_id=213). Merilee has been marketing and publicizing multi-industry B2B and B2C initiatives since 1994. Over this past decade, hundreds of her articles, news items and interviews have been featured by media outlets worldwide. She is also a highly regarded marketing and PR industry expert source within the media, contributing perspective and commentary to leading media outlets. In addition, Merilee is a published author whose health-related fictional children's book, 'Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids' (www.NotFault.com), earned a coveted iParenting Media 'Excellent Product' award in both 2006 and 2007 as well as acclaim from Oprah's personal trainer Bob Greene and media personality Sally Jessy Raphael. Merilee holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a marketing specialty and a Bachelor of Science degree, both earned from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently a member in good standing with Luxury Society, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, the International Travel Writers Alliance, the San Diego Press Club, and the National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW).