By Lisa Penza


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and you can do your part while you plan your trip! Take a look at some hot pink items:

Support in style with Ford Warriors in Pink apparel and accessories. Each item includes bold terms – “Warrior,” “Survivor,” “Victory” – to represent the courage and strength of those who fight this disease. You can stand proudly with them, as 100% of the profit of sale of these items goes to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For the consummate traveler, the Power of Pink Hoodie will fit right in your carry on to throw on when it gets a bit nippy on your flight. Add the 2011 Scarf for extra warmth in style. The ceramic Symbol Travel Mug is perfect for a commuters morning cup of coffee. Purchase these items at

Traveling in comfort is simple when you slip on a pair of Bearberry Berries Clogs by Aetrex. Made with breathable memory foam and Mozaic® Insole for optimum comfort, and Aegis® anti-microbial lining keeps away the bacteria and fungus to keep your feet healthy and fresh. Your feet will be happy, and you will have done your part in the fight against breast cancer: 10% of the sale of your new pink Bearberry clogs will benefit the Susan G. Koman for the Cure Foundation. Find these at

Protect your luggage in style with Safe Skies Locks line of fun and fabulous TSA approved luggage locks. Safe Skies offers the largest selection of TSA and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs of the UK approved locks, in many fun and fabulous patterns. Mix and match pink with zebra, and fly with peace of mind. Not only will your bag be safe, but with their bold designs, it will be easy to spot on the carousel. Choose the design and type – padlock, cable, combination, luggage strap – to suit your personal tastes and never worry about theft again. Proceeds from sales of select pink locks go to benefit the fight against breast cancer. Find more about these at

Keep valuables extra safe in SentrySafe’s Pink 1100 Fire Chest. Whether you’re bringing them with you on the road, or leaving them behind while you’re away, this safe keeps your documents, media, small heirlooms, and other valuables safe from intrusion and fire, up to a half hour at 1550 degrees Fahrenheit. Peace of mind for the safety of your most treasured possessions, as well as knowing that $1 from this purchase will go to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can find out more about this item at

Your bags and valuables aren’t the only things that need protecting – heavy lifting of that well locked luggage can to horrors to your back. But with the Train Reaction Luggage Stabilizing Device you can bundle your bags together with no strain. This device easily connects two pieces of rolling luggage and spreads the weight efficiently enough that you don’t feel the bulk. Keep your second hand free for a coffee. Walking around a crowded airport with two bags is hard, one gets caught, the other falls over, and they never seem to work in unison. Two bags become one with this device. Learn more at

Taking care of your bags is one thing, but you have to take care of yourself as well! Pamper yourself in the airport or on the plane with the Nail Love Nail and Cuticle Pen by IT Cosmetics. This all-in-one manicure pen crams quite a bit in its tiny, portable package. Containing hydrolyzed collagen, anti-oxidants and Vitamin B5 to strengthen nails and sweet almond, sunflower seed, olive fruit, jojoba and eucalyptus oils to condition cuticles. Add in its anti-yellowing complex and this is the perfect item to keep your nails looking fabulous. Perfect to whip out for a quick manicure while waiting in the terminal, or even in flight! Learn more about this item at

Originally published October 2011



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