Articles written by: Merilee Kern

"The Luxe List" Executive Editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for exemplary travel experiences, extraordinary events, and notable products and services. She is a good life connoisseur who keeps her finger on the pulse of the luxury marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points – the affordable to the extreme. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column “The Luxe List” (www.LuxeListReviews.com) that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Merilee reports on glam gifts, gets and getaways of interest as well as notable “happenings” – those society events, grand openings, launch parties and such where the A-listers lurk…and that make localized luxury scenes tick. She may be reached online at www.LuxeListReviews.com. . Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

New Menu at Kitchen 1540 Del Mar Making its Mark
Travel

New Menu at Kitchen 1540 Del Mar Making its Mark

By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor Now a year after Kitchen 1540 restaurant’s Executive Chef, Scott Thomas Dolbee, debuted a new seasonal menu featuring American cuisine he describes as “playful, whimsical and modern,” the effort is a resounding success. This as the award-winning restaurant—a landmark inside the picturesque […]

Catalina Island: A Pacific Playground
Travel

Catalina Island: A Pacific Playground

Just 22 miles off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island has long been regarded as a Pacific paradise where families, romantics, adventurers and business folk come to stay and play. The island’s idyllic small beach town charm is just a quick boat ride away from fast-paced city life. Whether venturing […]

Gifts Moms Really Want on Mother’s Day
Home and Family / Lifestyle

Gifts Moms Really Want on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day looming, the hunt is on for unique and innovative gifts that’ll show Mom how much you care and, optimally, that she’ll benefit from in the months–and even years–to come. With this assortment of super-cool Mother’s Day gifts, sorted into Beauty, Technology and Lifestyle categories, Mom will appreciate […]

‘Air’ on the Safe Side!
Earthwise - Green Living / Home and Family / Lifestyle

‘Air’ on the Safe Side!

With the EPA sounding the alarm on environmental concerns related to compressed air dusters, commonly used to clean electronics among hundreds of other uses at work and home, and with children as young as 8 using canned air to experience a quick high (but with horrific health risks and even […]

Family Friendly Vegas Vacations (Photo Courtesy of ILLUSIONS )
Travel

Family Friendly Las Vegas

When considering where to go on a vacation with children, Las Vegas may not be on the top of your list. However, this city boasts an extensive array kid-friendly, world-class activity, entertainment, and dining options as well as extraordinary hotels and resorts with accommodation options that will keep kids separate […]

Travel Finds They’ll Envy You For
Travel / Video

Travel Finds They’ll Envy You For

This year’s spring break and summer travel season ushers in yet another impressive assortment of innovative gadgets and cleverly-designed gear that makes it easier to get from point A to point B—and more enjoyable when you are there. Here’s a roundup of some of my personal fav’s sure to make […]

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