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Today’s Thought

Photo credit: Monica Buck/Paper construction: Matthew Sporzynski Get the daily thought in your inbox. See more inspiring quotes on our Pinterest board.

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Today’s Thought

Photo credit: Monica Buck/Paper construction: Matthew Sporzynski Get the daily thought in your inbox. See more inspiring quotes on our Pinterest board.

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Some Tips to Make Tipping a Little Easier

If you’re a frequent business traveler, like a reader named Agowen, you may often experience a sinking feeling when it’s time to tip the bell hop. You reach into your pocket or handbag only to find…the smallest bill you have is a twenty. Now what? “I travel every week for work and encounter a lot of people that I think […]

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Surviving Car Travel

As my family gears up for yet another six-hour road trip from New York to Massachusetts today, I am once again preparing for my role as Car Activities Director. When the kids were younger (before moving here) we did the reverse drive–Massachusetts to New York–and I absolutely dreaded it. Dreaded it! Crying baby, changing diapers in dingy Thruway rest stops, […]

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Smart or Silly: Vinni Wine Bag from Flight 001

Do you ever buy wine on vacation? If so, you probably worry about ending up with vino-soaked clothing upon your return home. This new problem-solving product, the Vinni Wine Bag available at Flight 001, aims to solve that problem. The inflatable bag cushions and seals the wine inside so you don’t have to worry about it. What do you think? […]

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Save 20% on the U.S.A. License Plate Game by Melissa & Doug

Keep your eyes peeled for the cowboy from Wyoming. If you see him, flip over the attached wooden piece. Visit melissaanddoug.com, and enter the code RS20 at checkout to save 20 percent. (Code is entered after your credit card information while you review the order.) *Discounts are available from October 1, 2011, to November 30, 2011, or while supplies last.

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Save 30% on RoadTrip by Griffin Technology

Can’t find a radio station you can bear? Connect your iPod or iPhone and play tunes you love through the car’s speakers. Visit griffintechnology.com, and enter REALSIMPLE30 at checkout. *Discount available from October 1, 2011, to November 30, 2011, or while supplies last.

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Save 20% on SnackTaxi’s Reusable Sandwich-Sack

Perfect for your bagel and cream cheese. Wipe the nylon-lined pouch clean and use it again on the ride home. Discount also available on the Snack-Sacks. Visit snacktaxi.com, and enter the code SIMPLE20 at checkout to save 20 percent. *Discount available from October 1, 2011, to November 30, 2011, or while supplies last.

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Save 20% on the Aladdin To-Go Insulated Tumbler

This glossy 20-ounce plastic cup makes sipping spillproof. Available in four colors. Visit aladdin-pmi.com, and enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout to save 20 percent. *Discounts are available October 1, 2011, to November 30, 2011, or while supplies last.

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