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Las Vegas Here We Come!
July 2010














Traveling with Kids
Elaine Sosa Labalme shares her experiences as she travels with eight-year-old Steven. Think Top Cities for You and Your Kids, Kid-Friendly Zones, Special Events, Weekending with the Kids and The Great Outdoors...40 articles in all.
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July is LAS VEGAS month at Sally's Place!
We have a new section to help with your travel plans.  In Top Casinos Worldwide & Online, you'll find articles about many Las Vegas hotels, restaurants and shows as well as other gaming areas worldwide. You'll also find online gaming sites. Our favorite is World Casino Directory.

To your left you'll see "Sally's Place Top 10 Las Vegas Articles." 

All the best in food, wine, and travel.

Happy July!
Sally Bernstein
Editor in Chief
sallySally Recommends Great Gifts for Summer Fun

Jer's Handmade Chocolates
jers_chocolatesJer's Handmade Chocolates, the only all-natural, high-end peanut butter chocolate brand on the market today, is offering Sally's Place visitors a 20% discount on Jer's products for the months of July and August. Jer's products, which have won six International Taste Awards to date, combine crunchy rice crisps, salty pretzels, buttery toffee, or gooey homemade caramel with all-natural, premium, dark, milk and white chocolates and all-natural peanut butter (made from locally-grown Valencia peanuts, the most nutritious, peanut-sweet and protein-rich available). Visit to order and use discount code hrblog or to learn more.

Wagon Depot
wagon_depot_bikeSee your kids enjoy a new bicycle, go kart, water toys or take a wagon to the beach.  Wagon Depot has these items and MANY more ride on toys! Also water toys for the swimming pool, strollers, rocking toys and mini license plates. Click here to order.

Las Vegas Book from Amazon:
Las Vegas (Eyewitness Travel Guide), from DK Publishing.

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Click here to order.

Dave's Gourmet
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Grill Mill from William Bounds
grill_millGet grilling this season with the stylish new Grill Mill from William Bounds. This mill, which can be used for sea salt or peppercorns, is made of durable stainless steel. The straight-sided design, with textured surface in the middle, makes for easy grabbing while grilling and cooking, allowing you to grip and twist without slipping. Available in two sizes to meet multiple needs. The small, measuring five inches tall, is perfectly sized for use at the table or buffet, or for carrying in a picnic basket. The large mill is the choice for use at a grill. $30 for the 5-inch and $50 for the 7-inch. Click here to order.

Lobster Gram
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Gourmet Sardinia Honey
sardinia_honeyGourmet Sardinia is a purveyor of quality products from Italy. Originating from Sardinia, miele amaro hits the palate with a unique sweetness, followed by a slightly bitter aftertaste. This honey is collected after three months of pollination on flowers of the rare Arbutus Unedo plant. Efisio finds miele amaro as useful in salads and main dishes as it is in desserts. Click here to order.

Vialone Nano Brown Rice
gustiamo_riceUse Vialone Nano Brown Rice by Gazzani to make the popular Italian salad Insalata di Riso. Gazzani has been producing superfine rice since 1648. Marco Soave, who inherited the estate a few years ago, still uses the ancient stone mill in his rice production. Vialone Nano has thick short grains and absorbs seasonings easily. For every bag of Vialone Nano Brown Rice you buy, Gustiamo will include a second bag FREE with your order. Click here to order.

The Hot One Sale
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Outdoor Fun & Backyard Play at Amazon
amazon_kiddie_poolsShop for swing sets, playhouses, pools and pool accessories, and more outdoor toys. The Outdoor Store has everything to keep kids active all summer, including bikes, skates, ride-ons , playhouses, swings, gyms, trampolines, inflatable bouncers and much more. Create your own backyard water park with Amazon's  pools and accessories, waterslides and sprinklers. Click here to order.

Las Vegas Book from Amazon:
The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2010 by Bob Sehlinger.

las_vegas_book_guideThis paperback ranks over 100 hotels and casinos providing complete detailed descriptions of each casino hotel, in-depth critical reviews of Las Vegas' 60 best shows and 30 top nightspots, detailed reviews of more than 100 restaurants and fifty pages of gambling tips. Click here to order.

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New Articles


"Spring "Release" -- Chapter 2: Jon Rusciano, friends Calvin and Dave visit Elyse Winery, Hanzell Vineyards, Kuleto Estate Winery, Bella Vineyards, Martinelli Winery and Hartford Family Winery.

Taking Time for Tea in San Diego, California: Sally includes Shakespeare's Corner Shoppe & Afternoon Tea, where owner Selina Stockley offers an authentic British Afternoon Tea on Shakespeare's charming patio as well as a wide range of authentic British products.


Make Mine Chocolate: Stephanie Zonis shares Knife and Pork: The Chocolate-and-Bacon Craze. At first skeptical, Stephanie now agrees that a well-executed mix of chocolate and bacon can be brilliant.

July Is

National Baked Bean Month; National Blueberry Month; National Hot Dog Month; National Ice Cream Month; National Picnic Month; and National Grilling Month.
July 1: Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
July 4: American Independence Day; Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
July 6: National Fried Chicken Day
July 7: Macaroni Day; Chocolate Day; National Strawberry Sundae Day
July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day
July 12: National Pecan Pie Day
July 13: National French Fries Day
July 14: Bastille Day
July 15: Tapioca Pudding Day
July 17: Peach Ice Cream Day
July 18: Cow Appreciation Day; National Caviar Day; National Ice Cream Day
July 19: National Raspberry Cake Day
July 20: Ice Cream Soda Day
July 21: National Junk Food Day
July 23: Ice Cream Cone introduced in 1904; National Hot Dog Day
July 25: Culinarian's Day
July 28: National Milk Chocolate Day
July 29: National Lasagna Day
July 30: National Cheesecake Day

Save 20%
Jer's Handmade Chocolates, the only all-natural, high-end peanut butter chocolate brand on the market today, is offering Sally's Place visitors a 20% discount on Jer's products for the months of July and August.

Visit to order and use discount code hrblog or to learn more.

Offer Expires: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010