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Merilee Kern

Merilee Kern, Executive Editor & Producer of The Luxe List International News Syndicate, is a lifestyle, leisure and consumer goods expert who reports on noteworthy travel experiences, products, services and events at all price points – from the highly affordable to the luxury extreme. She keeps her finger on the pulse of what’s trending across all leisure and lifestyle product, service and travel categories to inform, enlighten and entertain. Also an award-winning author, APP developer, owner of a thriving communications agency, a two-time fitness champion and a proud mother of two, Merilee is the very definition of a renaissance woman. She may be reached online at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: www.Twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

3 Ways to Effectively Assess a Legal Canna-Tech Company to Mitigate Risk

3 Ways to Effectively Assess a Legal Canna-Tech Company to Mitigate Risk

How to scrutinize a legal cannabis company for utmost viability to best ensure your investment, par...

Aug 12 2019, 2:06pm CDT

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8 Fail-Safe Father’s Day Gifts

With Father’s Day looming, many are still frenetically searching for that perfect item to please an...

May 30 2018, 7:55pm CDT

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10 Savvy Summer Solutions

Summer is here so it’s time to get out there and enjoy the hot weather—and also use some of the ext...

Jun 29 2018, 3:09pm CDT

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Easy Ways to Improve Your Summer (and Beyond)

With summer temperatures lingering on the high end of the spectrum, many are still out and about en...

Aug 7 2018, 6:28pm CDT

6 Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

6 Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

In a marketplace that can be ambivalent about purchasing luxury goods, particularly among Millennia...

Oct 4 2018, 4:12pm CDT

Easy Ways to Make Your Fall Season Better

Easy Ways to Make Your Fall Season Better

With summer in the rearview mirror, the consumer marketplace is a-buzz with brands eager to ease an...

Sep 20 2018, 5:44pm CDT

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William Henry Pocketknives a Forever Father’s Day Gift

While there is no shortage of exceptional luxury design houses, there are an esteemed few that rise...

May 14 2018, 6:18pm CDT

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7 Marvelous Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100

In 2017, the National Retail Federation’s annual survey forecasted that Americans would s...

May 1 2018, 12:12am CDT

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Epic ‘Something for Everyone’ Holiday Gadget Gift Guide

Ah, holiday shopping—the time of year when we go toe-to-toe, elbow-to-elbow and sometimes nose-to-n...

Dec 4 2017, 5:32pm CST

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7 Apps to Earn Extra Cash for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Amid the holiday season where budgets feel squeezed and pinched to the max, there's help in the for...

Oct 3 2017, 2:39pm CDT

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Gotta-Get Extras for iPhone X

With Streetinsider.com recently reporting that Apple sold an estimated 6 million iPhone X...

Dec 4 2017, 6:35pm CST

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Savvy Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

Last year, the National Retail Federation reported spending for the Valentine’s Day holiday was exp...

Feb 3 2018, 2:19am CST

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New Bicycling Power Meter Boasts Revolutionary Nanotech with Breakthrough Pricepoint Allowing All Cyclists to Train Like a Pro

Leading-edge iQ2 Power Meter offers next-gen nanotechnology while shattering prohibitive marketplace price barriers to blaze an...

Apr 24 2018, 12:08pm CDT

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LottoGopher Sets ‘Site’ on Making Californians Millionaires

Spring break and summer travel planning season is here, as throngs of people ready themselves for s...

Apr 15 2018, 9:32pm CDT

6 Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

6 Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

In a marketplace that can be ambivalent about purchasing luxury goods, particularly among Millennia...

Oct 4 2018, 4:12pm CDT

Surprising Way Customer-Centric Antifragility Helps Companies Safeguard Against Inevitable Future UncertaintiesGrand Gift Ideas for a Holiday Shopping Head Start

Grand Gift Ideas for a Holiday Shopping Head Start

 With Black Friday and Cyber Monday looming, many are already strategizing how to take advanta...

Nov 6 2018, 1:37pm CST

7 Growth Strategies Sure to Spur Fresh Tech Industry Success

7 Growth Strategies Sure to Spur Fresh Tech Industry Success

Growth. All tech businesses and professionals should desire it and most certainly need it. But achi...

Apr 11 2019, 7:01pm CDT

Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is on fast approach, and this year’s holiday is poised to bring in the motherload. Thi...

Apr 28 2019, 5:24pm CDT

14 Sure-Fire Father’s Day Gifts

14 Sure-Fire Father’s Day Gifts

With last year’s Father’s Day gift-related spending predicted at a record-breaking $15.3 billion, a...

May 30 2019, 5:21pm CDT

The Superstar Paradox: 5 Reasons Tech Industry Overachievers Miss the Mark

The Superstar Paradox: 5 Reasons Tech Industry Overachievers Miss the Mark

How overachievers can stop sabotaging their own success—or level of satisfaction after attaining superstar status...

Aug 2 2019, 6:30pm CDT

5 Savvy Summer Travel Solutions

6 Savvy Summer Travel Solutions

I get so much joy in helping fellow travel-lovers solve annoying problems and otherwise make their...

Jun 20 2019, 7:16pm CDT

Dieters Funding Fab Vacations by Losing Lbs. with HealthyWage App

Dieters Funding Fab Vacations by Losing Lbs. with HealthyWage App

With spring break and summer travel planning looming, many are starting to sweat the imminent budge...

Feb 20 2019, 4:17pm CST

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6 Easy Ways to Enhance Daily Life

It’s a fresh New Year and the perfect time to refresh our daily routines, courtesy of innovations i...

Jan 25 2019, 5:10pm CST

Extraordinary Autobiography Turned Feature Film Reveals How, Defying the Odds, a Forgotten Young Boy Turned Unlikely C-Suite Powerhouse Triumphed Over Seemingly Insurmountable ObstaclesPhoto Courtesy of www.StevePemberton.io

Extraordinary Autobiography Turned Feature Film Reveals How, Defying the Odds, a Forgotten Young Boy Turned Unlikely C-Suite Powerhouse Triumphed Over Seemingly Insurmountable Obstacles

Hope for the Holidays: December 1st digital release of the USA Today Best Selling Memoir, “A Chance in the World,” reveals how...

Nov 20 2018, 2:26pm CST

Surprising Way Customer-Centric Antifragility Helps Companies Safeguard Against Inevitable Future Uncertainties

Surprising Way Customer-Centric Antifragility Helps Companies Safeguard Against Inevitable Future Uncertainties

How supply chains—and other organizational systems—can move beyond resiliency and achieve true ‘antifragility’ in order to meet...

Nov 14 2018, 12:26pm CST

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts, Gets & Getaways

As much as holiday shopping is a thrill-filled function, it can also overwhelm amid the glut of ret...

Nov 29 2018, 5:47pm CST

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Inspired Innovations Exemplifying Hot Tech Trends

A fresh New Year is upon us, and with it comes an array of innovations across multiple consumer pro...

Dec 16 2018, 7:21pm CST

MyRegistry Revolutionizing the Wedding Registry Process

MyRegistry Revolutionizing the Wedding Registry Process

Creating a wedding registry is probably (okay, definitely), one of the most fun aspects of wedding...

Jan 18 2019, 4:45pm CST

5 Digital Diet Solutions for New Year Slimdown SuccessImage Courtesy of www.HealthyWage.com

5 Digital Diet Solutions for New Year Slimdown Success

With the 2019 CES show having debuted multiple diet-focused consumer technologies, including device...

Jan 15 2019, 9:26pm CST

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Halloween Haunts Go High-Tech with AtmosFX Digital Decorations

In some neighborhoods, each October it’s outright competition to see which house can deck out their...

Oct 2 2017, 6:18pm CDT

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Gift-Worthy Fall Finds

While fall ushers in an array of annual delights, like cooler weather, gorgeous foliage, chunky swe...

Sep 25 2017, 11:19am CDT

Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

Winter weather, and the subsequent use of indoor heat to stay warm, can have an extreme drying effe...

Feb 20 2017, 7:30pm CST

Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

:::Indigenous epicurean adventure escalates among ‘victual vacationers’:::Exemplifying this is data...

Feb 21 2017, 1:47am CST

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5 Disruptive Luxury Travel Trends Shattering the Status Quo

With the global luxury market collectively growing at 4 percent to an estimated $1.15 (€1.08) trill...

Mar 13 2017, 11:57pm CDT

5 Key ‘Make or Break’ Life Insurance Trends

New laws, emerging technology, fiscal uncertainty and changing marketplace perceptions are making b...

Mar 14 2017, 3:22am CDT

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Maverick Mattress Biz Wakes Up Tired Industry

When a consumer brand sets an entirely new benchmark, you know they’re on to something big. Very bi...

Mar 14 2017, 2:32am CDT

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

We live in a fast-paced wardrobe world where few fashions stand the test of time. One exception, h...

Feb 20 2017, 6:49pm CST

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Tasty Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), chocolate accounted for approximately 5...

Feb 1 2017, 9:06pm CST

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How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it...

Dec 21 2016, 3:34pm CST

New Year, New You: 7 Ways to Start 2017 Right

New Year, New You: 9 Ways to Start 2017 Right

A fresh New Year is upon us and it’s time to recalibrate our self-care strategies to amp up our he...

Dec 21 2016, 2:58pm CST

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Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

New to the beauty scene is Oleum Vera, a fresh new line of “Do-It-Yourself” organic and sustainabi...

Jan 5 2017, 7:23pm CST

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‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

:::Four Key Marketing Strategies Helping Business Groups of all Sizes ‘Diet for Dollars’ to Boost...

Jan 19 2017, 2:26pm CST

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11 Endearing Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to charm the loved ones in your life? Wi...

Feb 1 2017, 8:35pm CST

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7 Reasons Dining at Marina Kitchen San Diego Is a Must-Do

Destination-driven gourmands will do well to visit Marina Kitchen restaurant ensconced in the San D...

Feb 1 2017, 7:39pm CST

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7 Ways Grand Velas Los Cabos Resort Ups the Luxe All-Inclusive Ante

The newest property in Grand Velas Resorts’ esteemed portfolio is Grand Velas Los Cabos — an a...

Mar 17 2017, 2:01am CDT

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Cool Spring Things: 16 Trend-Forward Finds

Every spring brings with it the perfect opportunity for fresh beginnings as days become longer and...

Mar 30 2017, 6:41pm CDT

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BANANA WAVE Bananamilk an ‘A-peeling’ Non-Dairy Option

Move over almond, soy, coconut and other non-dairy milk alternatives....there’s a new and decidedly...

Jun 23 2017, 3:15am CDT

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Personal Photos & Videos ‘Go Hollywood’ with UrLife Mini-Movies

People have always snapped photos on vacation, but the proliferation of smartphones has ushered in...

Jun 23 2017, 2:39am CDT

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Enchantment Abounds at Puerto Vallarta’s ‘Rhythms of the Night’ Dinner Show

Rhythms of the Night is an immersive dinner show experience like none other, transforming your...

Jun 23 2017, 3:58am CDT

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Awesome Summer Tech Solutions to Streamline Daily Life

Ah, summer... vacation time, R&R, and a reprieve (however slight) from the regular responsibili...

Jul 5 2017, 2:24pm CDT

6 Tech-Driven Sweat-Busting Solutions

6 Tech-Driven Sweat-Busting Solutions

Product Innovations Reduce Profuse Sweating Problems Today’s breed of tech-driven product innovatio...

Aug 8 2017, 4:28pm CDT

Savvy Tech Solutions That’ll Enhance Your Life

Savvy Tech Solutions That’ll Enhance Your Life

As one who is exposed to new product innovations as a regular course of business, I’ve seen my fair...

Aug 3 2017, 3:36pm CDT

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Bleu Bohème San Diego Enchants With Free-Spirited French Fare

Ensconced in San Diego’s delightful Kensington neighborhood, Bleu Bohème is a must-visit eatery for...

Jun 23 2017, 1:37am CDT

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‘WatchBox by Govberg’ App a Timely Father’s Day Find

In 2016, consumers spent an estimated $14.3 billion on gifts for Father's Day. Traditional gifts in...

Jun 2 2017, 8:02pm CDT

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5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

Ever on the hunt for consumer goods that solve ubiquitous annoyances, I’ve come across a selection...

May 4 2017, 12:39pm CDT

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M.I.N.D. Brainwave-Controlled Game System Hits Market

Cerebral combat trainer allows you to play ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ by combining brain...

Mar 30 2017, 7:05pm CDT

7 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100

7 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100

Mother's Day is on Sunday May 14....

May 4 2017, 12:55pm CDT

5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

Ever on the hunt for consumer goods that solve ubiquitous annoyances, I’ve come across a selection...

May 7 2017, 6:32pm CDT

7 Useful Summer Solutions

7 Useful Summer Solutions

After a long and chilly winter that lingered longer than many would prefer, summer is finally in fu...

Jun 2 2017, 7:26pm CDT

Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Undoubtedly Impress

Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Undoubtedly Impress

Genius gear gift ideas for home mixologists, kitchen commandos, entertaining aficionados, style sav...

Jun 2 2017, 6:55pm CDT