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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

Double Duty Beauty

Travel and Hospitality

Too many lotions and potions to pack to keep a beauty routine on track? Try “pairing” things down a bit by packing beauty items that work double-or-more-time. CC Cream can act as a foundation, sunscreen, concealer and moisturizer all-in-one handy small container. Get the glow and keep product in place with a makeup primer that… Read more

Your Solar Eclipse Tool Kit For A Super Sun and Moon Spectacle

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As celestial events go, few are as awe-inspiring as a solar eclipse. The chance to witness the moon passing between the sun and Earth, casting a shadow over the land, is a rare and unforgettable experience. However, viewing a solar eclipse safely and comfortably requires some preparation. Check out this Solar Eclipse Tool Kit!  … Read more

Jet Set Smart: Travel Hacks for Seamless Adventures

Travel and Hospitality

Traveling can be exhilarating, but it can also be overwhelming. With these tips and tricks, adventurers can make for a smoother and more enjoyable journey – and put the savvy in traveler! Check in ASAP: Do not dawdle! The time to check into a flight is as soon as possible; 24 hours before a domestic… Read more

Culinary Chronicles: Dining in the Deep Blue Sea

Travel and Hospitality

Our last culinary adventure took place in the clouds. Not to be out won, we now dive into the sea for a dining experience unfolding beneath the waves. Imagine being surrounded by vibrant coral reefs, mesmerizing marine life, and the gentle sway of the ocean. Let’s explore restaurants that offer a truly immersive experience beneath… Read more

Culinary Chronicles: Bid Farewell to 2023’s Forgettable Food Trends

Meeting Planning Experience

Let’s reflect on the culinary highs and lows of the past year. 2023 brought us some unforgettable food trends, but not all were palate-pleasers. And so, we bid adieu to the trends that missed the mark. Over-the-Top Milkshakes aka Freakshakes: While extravagant milkshakes adorned with every imaginable sweet treat – fruity cereal, marshmallow fluff,  an… Read more

The Future of Hotels: Upgrades and Innovations

Site Selection Travel and Hospitality

Hotels are undergoing a transformation like never before. The future of hotels promises not only comfortable accommodation but also sustainability, cutting-edge technology, unique experiences, and customized rooms that cater to individual preferences. Let’s delve into these exciting advancements that are reshaping the way we stay. Sustainability – Green Stays for a Greener Planet In a… Read more

Taylor Swift and Meeting Planners: A Surprisingly Similar Symphony

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When you think of Taylor Swift, you probably think of chart-topping hits, sold-out stadium concerts, and her knack for crafting captivating stories through her music. That said, you may not immediately draw a connection between the pop sensation and meeting planners – those unsung heroes responsible for orchestrating successful conferences and events. However, upon closer… Read more

Luxury Ice Ice Baby

Meeting Planning Economics

Who knew that one day frozen water would become so fancy! A 2020 survey by Bosch, found that a whopping 51% of Americans declared themselves as “ice obsessed.” The ice cube has moved way beyond the standard freezer tray or gas station version. If you want a great “ice breaker” for your next event, load… Read more

Fun and Festive Thanksgiving Games for the Whole Family

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Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together, share a delicious meal, and express gratitude for the blessings in their lives. In between the turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s always a great idea to add a bit of fun and entertainment to your Thanksgiving celebration. That’s where games come in! These engaging and laughter-inducing… Read more