Friday, September 9, 2016 Has Travel Articles, Travel APPS, Travel Safety and Weather Links

ALL in One Great Website

Traveling the WEB before you take a trip?  Consider the information you will gain when heading toward that destination wedding site, honeymoon, romantic getaway, or vacation with 

Cruises & The Caribbean or Hawaii

Sonoma & Napa Wine Country Weddings

Somehow as the contributor of the details you will find on, I have found it necessary to know many of these things mentioned in the Title of this Blog - before planning a destination wedding, plan a vacation, travel to a country, or take a cruise to a specific foreign shore.  

                                                             Castles in Europe or .... ?

It is important to ...

1. Learn something about the region. 

2. Find Travel Apps to help my travel easier.
3. Understand if it is a safe country?
4. What the weather like and the best time of year to travel there?
5. The BEST Pricing and seasons when rates are lower/higher.

                                                         Hawaii, the Caribbean - or ........

Just the above is the tip of the questions most travelers express to travel agents.  I do encourage you to go to trip planning experts.  Booking airfare for family visits or business is one thing, but if you are honeymooning and/or planning specific types of travel, the bonded agent is the knowledgeable person to speak with. (There are a few on the website.)
Our sister website links Visitor Bureaus in most regions.... worldwide.

                                                                   JR Publications

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

There are SALES and Then There Are GREAT SALES in Sonoma, Chico, The Bay Area and Los Angeles to New York City,

Are Going On In Most Stores and Online Stores This Month
Yes, they are getting students ready for school, enticing you toward new mattresses and home ware products and of course setting up the visuals for Halloween and Christmas.  It is all we can do to get through one season and they pile on another in the Great Sales Departments.  BUT, here are a few great finds for helping you lower your budgets.

Get Used To Saying The Term... " I CAN AFFORD IT - IF The SALE Is Good Enough" with items below:

Mattresses and Bedding at  MACY's .  They are also giving a 20% off extra coupon from their website.   Serta Coralee Tight Top Full Mattress, White         

DICK's Sporting Goods in various cities has some very nice sales.   You will LOVE their printable coupons with huge discounts. 

Marked Down Bra and Undergarments at KOHLS  Their coupon discounts are amazing !

Nordstrom's Rack is where you get everyone dressed for school.   A new one is opening up in Santa Rosa, California very soon. 

SEARS - has 30% off all appliances and back to school clothing sales - Purchase $50. receive a discount and purchase $100 and receive a higher discount. etc. 

WHO Doesn't LOVE Sketchers - Their outlets are always having a great sale on SHOES and
getting ready for school.  Skechers GOwalk 3 Womens Revive Slip-On Shoes        

                Most of the USED Clothing & Item Stores offer GREAT SALES In August. 
                       Goodwill, Assistance League, Salvation Army Are Just A Few

Often Getting Youth Ready For School includes Electronics, Computers, Kindles, and bedding, you will find these    Amazon Shopping Links ARE A Great SALES Help

                                 Back To School In Our Amazon MALL is amazing !!!

    ALSO     Save 55% on selected Tablets     Save BIG on pre-owned products   and Kindles

Spalding NBA Street Basketball                    Cobra PUMA Golf on Tour                 Product Details    

Sales Details Presented by  GiftShopping.Biz
Everyday Needs and Gifts In This Online Mall

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

June 19th, 2016 Father's Day Gift Ideas For Those Great Dads Out There - At Great Prices

                Big & Little Gift Ideas For Father's Day

                              BBQ's are on sale at...

Home Depot - Weber and many brands.

Lowes - Charcoal and Gas grills

in Family Gift Section 

Sears Outlet

MEN's Jewelry & Accessories Can Be Found On Sale at ...

Macy's Deparment Stores

MEN's Fitness Watches

                              Unique Photo Watches To Keep His Family Near

Sports Tools & Men's Items On Sale For Fathers' Day

For The GEEK In Your Life at Best Buy

Every Wednesday we post the nearest and dearest sales to help you save money on Gifts, Daily Items and More.  Look For our Wednesday Posting on

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Ideas & TIPS for Graduation Gifts, High School Grads and College Grads in 2016

        This is a very exciting time at high schools and colleges throughout the USA and many countries.

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Graduating from High School and from Colleges and Universities requires a very special gift for the graduate.
While our budget may stretch a little on some of these ideas and tips, there are some very affordable ideas too. Many of these may add to the lives and enjoyment of your graduate.

For Any Age:  Fashions, Watches and Memento Jewelry are always very nice.

Outfit their future college days of a high school grad:
1.  Dorm Room Kits - With Bedspreads, sheets, laundry bag and towels.
2.  Dorm Room Appliances - desk lights, laptop, cell phone & bill paid for a year, campus bookstore gift certificates,
3. Logo items for the campus they plan to attend - key- chains, shirts, tees.
4. Tickets to a special event.
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We do see new cars or trucks and sports equipment given to grads, but the norm is a used vehicle.

Unique Gifts for the College Grad:
1.  If they are not starting a job right away, a trip is often considered  a very nice gift. Even a weekend in a major city with tickets to fun things or sports, is very rewarding.
2. A memento, (collectors item) party, or paid up for a year medical plan, or stock investment.
3. Apartment furnishings.
4. Car Insurance paid for the year.
 Popular In 2016 Are Fitness Watches      and    Popular Name Brand Time Pieces
                      Lowest Price Guarantee at

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

10 Ideas For Mother's Day Gifts - Sales in Santa Rosa, San Francisco, Bay Area and Los Angeles to New York City Department Stores & Online Stores

Looking for VALUE as you shop for Mothers Day, While we will tell you who is having great department store sales, we will also let you know, online stores where you can have it shipped directly from stores in the  GiftShopping Sales Mall  .....   And often for no extra charge.

      Ten Great Ideas for Mother's Day Gifts

  1. Its soon to be sandal time, give her a gift card to have her toe nails done.
  2. Matching mom and you jewelry piece, a ring, pendant, bracelet or anklet, or toe rings.
  3. Pull photos of the two of you and/or family into a small purse album.
  4. Review APPS to find one that will help her with daily life.
  5. Pack a picnic and take her for a drive in the country or the beach.
  6. Serve brunch or lunch in bed.
  7. Bring her a favorite piece of music or video or music App
  8. Of course flowers and plants are always nice.
  9. Take her to a ball game or sports tickets or performance she likes.
  10. If you are planning to take her out for a brunch or dinner, please make your reservations TODAY !!! This is one of the busiest days of the year in restaurants.
  11. Write her a story about one of your favorite memories of you and she, and/or draw a picture. 

On Sale in Local Department STORES

JC Penny's Mother's Day Discounts on Jewelry, Shoes & Handbags & Clothing

Yes, we said Big Lots - often quite affordable for those on a budget. They have greeting cards & her favorite candy too along with wrapping paper...

Macy's is having a clearance sale on "beautiful jewelry & watches".  60 to 75% off.

Kohl's has fashion jewelry on sale.  Complete her new spring outfit, with just the right earrings, bangle or necklace. 

Costco really digs "Mother's Day" from gardening to purses and jewelry, the latest thing for patio and kitchen.  We love their amazing fresh flowers.

Get your "coupon for 65% off Nordstrom's selected Shoes here.....

Find the Favorite Discount Shopping Mall near you.


We found an amazing 90% off at Pacific Pearls

This is ONE AWESOME Online Store for those who love Designer Items

Fitness and Wearable Technology is BIG on many MOM's Lists.  Scroll down on this page and see what Amazon has to offer.   Great Savings !!!

Trust these TIPs, Ideas & Sales are helpful.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Buying A New TV Remote Control? Compare The Amazon Firestick With Ordinary Remote TV Controls

The Industry is popping with more and more exciting products related to family entertainment and home TV watching.  We see the big screens, HDTV's and television viewing methods are growing in popularity.  Many homes have TVs and computers and Kindles plus smart phones in 3 or more rooms of the house.  Of course, we are always losing the remote.... so if you are replacing one or searching to find details of what's the "better than before product", you may appreciate this information.

                     Yes, Most TV manufacturers produce remotes for their specific television.  

  So why is the Amazon Fire Stick growing in popularity at such a fast rate.
                                 Compare The Various Forms of the Amazon Fire Stick

  1. The Amazon fire stick works with most televisions using a universal adapter.  The best feature is, you can take this with you as you travel.  
  2. There are unique packages for X-box and games with specific Fire Stick purchases
  3. They open the doors to all forms of TV enjoyment
  4.  An all in one package to  stream movies and TV shows in 1080p or 720p. With Dolby Audio, enjoy rich cinematic surround sound, consistent quality via HDMI (up to 7.1).  
  5. Fom the responsive interface to instant search results, everything about Fire TV Stick is fast and fluid. It's all thanks to a dual-core processor with 6x the processing power of Roku Streaming Stick, a dedicated VideoCore4 GPU, and 8 GB of storage—4x that of Chromecast and 32x that of Roku Streaming Stick.

While each of their Fire Stick products is different, (expanding their use), they are the same good quality you will find with Amazon.  The Fire Stick takes it to the next level of TV watching products.  So for practically the same amount of money, you gain much more in viewing pleasure.   Learn all about the Fire Stick on this page.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

April Store Sales & Online Sales In Phoenix, Tucson, Denver, Houston, Chicago, Springfield, Philadelphia, Boston, New York City & Washington DC

April Fools - Not when you are shopping the SALES

Happy Spring is here in California - We are thrilled to have had a wet winter, great snow pack and green, green, green hillsides and valleys!  Our sales today focus on national stores and hopefully, you will find some great Spring bargains from our blog.

We found out "Prime Members" on Amazon are often offered special discounts.  Right now the Men's athletic shoes are 10%  off  the already discounted price for members of Amazon Prime.

Scroll down the Sales Page to Weekly Deals on Hot Frog Deals - we found Uwatch Umini Smartwatch Bracelet with Heart Rate Monitor for $40.29

While we are all sorry to see many of our neighborhood SEARS Store close, the sales are amazing in each of their departments.  From baby to kitchen to laundry to patio and lawn care  Sears has some great discounts now and throughout April.

Keep These Two Links Handy - Nordstroms Website offers a great SALES area. 
Never know what you are going to find !!!

and the NordstromsRack has huge discounted items in their stores. (Shoe Clearance Today).

Found some great buys on Fragrance & Beauty Products at  They have several Max Factor products on sale and many Clarin & Dior products also.

You X-Box Lovers who are Gold Members will appreciate this announcement ...
For the month of April, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games - two on Xbox One

We just discovered these great sales in our  Online Shopping Mall Stores:

Kid Adorable is well known for their awesome rain gear for children. They have a "Birthday Club with a free gift and a special discounted item for the birthday child.  Umbrellas are always free with a variety of delightful rain gear & boot items.

Save BIG on laptops in the Amazon Outlet Deals Store

If you are a bride-to-be, you will love some of the savings on.

A yummy short lace dress with 3/4 sleeves - perfect for a beach wedding or casual wedding.... in the Wedding Ideas & Gifts Section of Amazon.  They offer many selections at huge discounts.

Gracious Bridal can personalize everything for your wedding from invites to
place setting cards and gifts.  They offer free shipping on an order of $75 or above.

Also Brides can enjoy planning every detail of their wedding celebration on, sign up for a free wedding planner & management forms.

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