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The Must Have Political Book of the Year is Disguised as Kid Lit: The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room is a delightful new children’s picture book from New York City author and illustrator Anon. A. Mister. Standing on its own, The Elephant in the Room is an engaging children’s book, complete with a kid-friendly storyline and positive message. But The Elephant in the Room is so much more than […]

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Best Things to do on a Visit to NYC’s Roosevelt Island, a Vacation Right in the City

As we are coming off quarantine in New York City, I will be writing a series of posts focusing on exploring my home city (and finding local souvenirs of course!) To feel like you are on vacation right in the heart of Manhattan, you only need to hop a quick tram ride to Roosevelt Island. […]

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Coolest Twenty Los Angeles Souvenirs You’ll Actually Want to Bring Home

I love visiting Los Angeles– the swaying palms, breathtaking hikes, perfect weather, shopping and cultural opportunities all offer so much to do. And the food is to die for, especially if you love Mexican.  Despite all the cool things to do in Los Angeles, every “best” L.A. souvenir list I’ve seen focuses on the ultra […]

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Visiting the Goo Goo Shop in Nashville for Iconic Chocolate Souvenirs

If I had to name one crowd-pleasing Nashville souvenir that’s definitively local, inexpensive and easily transportable, it would be the goo goo cluster.  Goo goo clusters are an iconic chocolate candy made right in Nashville (the actual factory is downtown). The perfect combination of chocolate, gooey-ness and crunch, goo goo clusters are considered the first […]

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