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Make a Statement with a Javelin

Make a Statement with a Javelin

By Lisa Collins-Haynes Informer Media Group I travel often and the last thing I normally pack up is my MacBook.  It’s an essential part of my traveling network and without it; I’d be at a major disadvantage.  I used to have a bulky backpack for my laptop.  Functional to some degree, but completely lacked style […]

Traveling Made Safe

Traveling Made Safe

By Lisa Collins-Haynes Informer Media Group Have you ever heard that hindsight is 20/20?  Or have you ever thought, “If I only knew then, what I know now”?  That was my initial reaction when I recently heard about the RFID passport wallet by Allett. While traveling out of the country to attend a popular music […]

Get In Style with Flanabags

Get In Style with Flanabags

By Lisa Collins-Haynes  Informer Media Group If you’re anything like me, you want to travel in style.  I recently tested out a travel product on the market called AirQuart by Flanabags.  AirQuart is travel bag that allows you to store liquids and gels in a compact, durable and stylish lightweight container.  It’s 3-1-1 and TSA […]

eBags, an Easy Choice for Travelers

eBags, an Easy Choice for Travelers

By Lisa Collins-Haynes Informer Media Group I’m an avid traveler and I’m always on the hunt for the best travel gear, luggage and accessories that will make my life a little easier as I roam the world.  While I used to be the girl that always needed to have matchy-matchy luggage, I’ve evolved a little.   […]

Leaving Las Vegas: Nelson, Nevada the Ghost Town

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Leaving Las Vegas: Nelson, Nevada the Ghost Town

Written and photography by Jake Conlee It is no surprise that Las Vegas was born of transportation, due in part to it’s idyllic location as a thoroughfare between Salt Lake City, Denver and the West Coast. Las Vegas Valley wasn’t a prosperous mining area including the small towns and  hovels in the mountains and hills […]

Leaving Las Vegas: Zion National Park is Closer Than You Think

Leaving Las Vegas: Zion National Park is Closer Than You Think

Written and Photos by Jake Conlee Informer Media Group I have said in the past, one of my favorite things about living in Las Vegas is leaving it. Not leaving it in the sense that I dislike this city, but the fact that most of Las Vegas’ true wealth and value lies in the surrounding […]

Brian Head Resort Open Beginner Terrain Park

Brian Head Resort Open Beginner Terrain Park

The Stephen Wade Auto Centers Training Grounds at Brian Head Resort will open its third terrain park, Foundation on Jan 11, 2014. The BypassTerrainPark and BagJump are already open to the public. The Foundation will allow skiers and boarders to learn their way around a terrain park with an extremely progressive setup. The setup will […]

Boathouse Resort, A Thai Tradition

Boathouse Resort, A Thai Tradition

By Lisa Collins-Haynes Informer Media Group I’ve had the opportunity of staying at some of the most beautiful luxury hotels in the world and recently I added one more to my list.  Boathouse Resort on Kata Beach in Phuket, Thailand greatly exceeded my expectations and I would not hesitate in staying there on my future […]

Silverland Bakery is the Perfect Blend of Sweet and Healthy in Forest Park, Illinois

Silverland Bakery is the Perfect Blend of Sweet and Healthy in Forest Park, Illinois

By Lisa Collins-Haynes Informer Media Group Silverland Bakery is making all the right moves with their decedent brownie and raw bar creations.  With so many options in their all-natural line up, its difficult to choose which one is the best.   Rest assure however, there is a baked goodie for everyone.  These delightful bars are hand […]

Living In Las Vegas: Homeownership, Thinking Outside the Box

Living In Las Vegas: Homeownership, Thinking Outside the Box

Written and Photos By Jake Conlee The idea came to us, just a little less than years years ago. Our daughter, Charlotte (Chuck) was just a few months old at the time, and we were shuffling between a 450-square-foot junior apartment in Long Beach, Calif., and Jessica’s mother in Modesto, Califor. Our family was now […]

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