Back to School with the Right Backpack

Yes, I know, it’s still summer and you don’t want to think about getting them ready to go back to school. You (and they) are still in swimming pool/backyard barbecue/weekend road trip mode. But it can’t be avoided, and a little planning ahead can actually take some of the stress out of preparing to go […]


Last-Minute Travel Contest

Cymax’s End of Summer Travel Contest Summer’s almost over but there’s still time for a last-minute getaway with the kids. To help you get out the door faster, we’ve put together a little prize pack that includes must-have items for any last-minute planner, including a luggage set, a stroller for the kid, a laptop case […]


Steal This Look

Interior Decorating On a Budget We love travel and we love design. In fact, we often get our best decorating ideas when we discover a new hotel, bar or restaurant that really creates an interesting ambiance with its furniture and lighting. We recently came across this beautiful new hotel in Paris (oh la la) and […]


Staycation 101

Turn Your “Staycation” Into a Five-Star Getaway Never mind Europe. You can still have the time of your life by turning your backyard or patio into the ultimate retreat in which to entertain with friends, chill out with family, get a tan and have a wicked good time. Hammock Surf Forget catching a wave. You […]


Glamping Getaways for Summer

Camping in Style Roughing it is a thing of the past when you and the kids check into a new breed of wilderness camps from Bermuda to Hawaii. Pitching a tent? Someone’s already done it for you. And instead of having to squeeze into a one-man cocoon that is always either too hot or not […]