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Travel: LEGOLAND® Hotel near San Diego, California. Sally enjoys the new Legoland® Hotel in Carlsbad, next door to the Legoland® California theme park--a heaven for kids ages 2--12.

 Food: 5 Food Shows That Inspire Us in the Kitchen. Deborah Thomas explains why reality television in the food industry is such a blessing. She covers Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern, No Reservations, Chopped, Cupcake Wars, and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Traveling with Kids: Columbus, Ohio. The capital of the Buckeye State, Columbus is full of Midwestern charm and tailor-made for families thanks to its compact, walkable nature and one very iconic attraction.

May Is...


National Barbecue Month; National Hamburger Month; National Salad Month; National Salsa Month; National Strawberry Month;  National Egg Month; National Asparagus Month; National Chocolate Custard Month; and National Beef Month.

Find daily "May Is" postings on Sally's Place homepage blog.


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May 1, 2013

Mother's Day

Mothers-Day-Bouquet May gives us a special day to celebrate our Mothers.  This year Mother's Day, always celebrated the second Sunday in May, is Sunday, May 12th.
What are your favorite Mother's Day gifts, to give or get? Join our discussion on Facebook and share with others.

Be sure to check out the coupon from Culinary Tour Guide and Cookbook Author Aliza Green at the very end of this eNewsletter.  All the best in food, wine, and travel.  

Happy May,


Sally Bernstein



Sally's Gift Recommendations
Shane-Mothers-Day Handmade sweets are made in Philadelphia at America's oldest continuously run candy shop (opened in 1863). Assorted boxes of chocolates and cordial cherries are just some of the Mother's Day offerings. To order, click here. 
flowerpetal_mom_day Give someone a truly fine Mother's Day -- send them this gorgeous spring mix of roses, tulips and fresh blossoms in a range of cool hues including pink, lavender, yellow and chartreuse, nestled in a modern glass cube vase. Pink spray roses and tulips, lavender Matsumoto asters and cushion spray chrysanthemums, yellow roses and carnations and green button spray chrysanthemums are delivered in a clear glass cube vase. Approximately 8" wide x 9" high; $59.99 includes delivery.  Click here to order.

WearEver Pure Living 12" Fry Pan
Pure Living Red 10 Fry Pan This pan has ceramic nonstick surfaces that are all toxin-free nonstick (no PFOA, PTFE, and cadmium). Best of all the cookware allows easy post-cooking cleanup, as its smooth surfaces can be wiped clean and are dishwasher safe. 12" fry pan comes in Red and Champagne. For information, click here.

Newman's Own® Organics Adds New Cookie Varieties
newmans-spelt-ginger-snap Spelt Ginger Snaps and Vanilla Newman-O's are the latest addition to the Newman's Own Organics food line. Organic spelt flour has been added to their existing Ginger Snaps for an additional choice and both are made with real candied ginger and are crunchy, spicy, and not too sweet. The vanilla sandwich cookie has been added to compliment their chocolate wafer creme cookies. For information, click here.

Dave's Gourmet
daves-scorpion Dave's Gourmet has the PERFECT gift for your hot mamas come Mother's Day.  Their newest hot sauce, Scorpion Pepper Hot Sauce, will be available JUST in time to spice up mom's special day! To order, click here.

Kuhn Rikon

kuhn-rikon-polka-dot-peelers Award-winning peeler now sports a fun polka dot pattern and curvy new shape. It features a sharp wide carbon steel swivel blade and ergonomically designed plastic handle, with comfortable indentations for the thumb and finger. It is available in Red, Blue, Green and Black, all with White Polka Dots. For information, click here.

Culinary Tour to Puglia, Italy 
green-italy Aliza Green, author of Making Artisan Pasta, is leading a culinary tour to Puglia, Italy, "land of 1,000-year-old olive trees," October 2nd to 9th, 2013, for 7-nights. Stay in a traditional masseria (villa), where they grow all their own food, two cooking classes with Aliza and local star Rocco Cartia. Market visits, wild seafood, unique restaurants, and more are part of this unique trip. Sally's Place readers are offered a $150 discount. Just 5 places left.