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Hudson Valley Getaway…Whiskey Included!

I am a woman and I am a whiskey drinker. Well, I wasn’t always one but in the past 6 years or so I have really come to enjoy some bourbons and whiskeys. Especially American whiskies which tend to have a sweeter finish than Scottish and Irish whiskies which can be a little too peaty and bitter for me. One particular whiskey brand I adore is Hudson Whiskey. I’m sure you have seen the hip glass apothecary-style bottles at your favorite upscale urban restaurant or hipster watering hole. It’s now distributed internationally but is still a craft whiskey made lovingly at the original distillery in the Hudson Valley.

Enter Our Gift Card Giveaway!

Going somewhere? Would you like to? Or maybe you need a unique gift idea. In lieu of the usual products that are featured tirelessly every holiday season (even on our site), switch things up this year by introducing the gift of experience, courtesy of

A gift card presents the perfect opportunity to give a gift that allows recipients to choose their own present, whether that’s a romantic getaway with a significant other, a family vacation, or a well-deserved escape from everyday life.

Packing For A Weekend At The Beach

I love a weekend away at the beach, but oddly the packing is a nightmare! I literally can’t stand it. You have to pack so many items “just in case.” Are the evenings cold? You need a light sweater. Are you going out for dinner? You need a cute dress. Then the swimsuits and coverups and the clothes to change in to after the beach? When I see other articles or posts with a bikini, a dress you can use as a cover up and to wear out and, with a hat, sunglasses and a pair of sandals, I say bullshit. Here is what I packed for a 2 night, 3 day trip to the beach

Savvy Travelers – For Savvy Women On The Go!

I realize I should do a post on what to pack for a quick beach weekend away, and I will soon (as I am going away for a beach weekend by the end of summer). But in the meantime, if you are traveling somewhere for just a few days, you need to consider Savvy Travelers. I don’t know about you, but my toiletries take up most of my carry-on bag. There’s hardly room for my clothes, not to mention shoes. Or if you take short business trips you already know it’s no fun trying to stuff your beauty and skincare products into those tiny 3.4 oz containers allowed in the overhead bins on planes. I wind up checking my bag because I can’t be bothered. Not anymore!

Get There Now: Tulum, Mexico

If you are reading this, you are probably familiar with my fashion column – Get It Now (ten years going strong!), but I’m also a travel writer, so with the new incarnation or update of Second City Style, it is time to “Get There Now” here on Fountain Of 30! Our first feature is Get There …

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