The Solution for Magazine Lovers Like Me…

Just wanted to share one of my “Favorite Finds” with you…

I have always, always loved to read, and one of my biggest “guilty pleasures” is enjoying a good magazine whenever I have the chance. In fact, one of the sweetest gifts I ever received was a subscription to People magazine that my husband surprised me with soon after we married. Not long after that, I started receiving these amazing deals in the mail that promised me subscriptions for $10/year or $12/year to all those publications I had always dreamed about. How could I pass that up? Before I knew it, I was overwhelmed with magazines that I never had a chance to read. The piles of issues that I wanted to read “someday” continued to grow until the thing that had once brought me such joy began to be a cause of stress!

 

Finally, a year or so ago, I came across a wonderful solution called Next Issue, which provides you with a digital copy of almost any magazine imaginable (include the current issue and many back issues of Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living, and many many more). The “premium” package currently costs $14.99 a month (which is about $180 per year). Now, I know that sounds like a lot, but when you add up the cost of just a handful of the offerings, it makes perfect financial sense – you’re actually getting quite a bargain (at least that’s what I told my husband!). This is especially true if you include the price of many of the weekly magazines that are provided like my favorite People, Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated – in fact, definitely bring up Sports Illustrated to your husband! There are even some magazines for your children, like National Geographic for Kids and Sports Illustrated for Kids. It’s a win-win-win!

One of my favorite new features is the ability to save articles into customized collections so that you can refer to them later (or even print them!). I have sections like Recipes, Exercise, Fashion (you know, all those areas where I need a lot of advice!). One other cool feature: Next Issue is compatible with many iOS devices (like the iPhone and the iPad), Android devices, and Windows devices. If you’d like to check out the full details, head over to their website: https://www.nextissue.com/  — and don’t forget to mention Sports Illustrated to your hubby!

(P.S. The website listed above is not an affiliate link — I just wanted to let you all know about this app that has saved me so much time, money, and space – and puts a smile on my face whenever a new issue becomes available!)