Can You Afford to Live in Hawaii?

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Normandy D-Day Tour, Part 1: Utah Beach and Ste-Marie-du-Mont

A Normandy D-Day tour is a great way to commemorate the Allied invasion’s 70th Anniversary A visit to the beaches of Normandy is on many a bucket list. With the upcoming D-Day 70th Anniversary on June 6, 2014, a Normandy D-Day tour is a great way to pay your respects to the Greatest Generation, who [...]

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5 Big Lifestyle Change Mistakes You Should Avoid

Planning a lifestyle change? 5 big mistakes could hinder you on your new path You  might be grappling with equal parts of excitement and fear approaching a lifestyle change that includes a change in your work. But, anticipation can certainly distract you from considering critical aspects. In the early stages of work and lifestyle change, [...]

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5 Ideas to Simplify Your Life with Gadgets

Frustrated by your user experience with gadgets? We’re always on the lookout for ideas that simplify the not-fun aspects of gadgetry. Most of our gadget frustration comes from managing battery life, but we’ve failed in other ways with gadgets, too. We like and currently use these five easy ideas to improve your relationship with gadgets: [...]

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Budapest: Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church

In love with Budapest Thanks to Architect Frigyes Schulek, we fell in love with Budapest on the morning we visited Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Halaszbastya, the Fisherman’s Bastion, was designed in Neo-Romanesque style for Hungary’s Millennium. It was built between 1895 and 1902 as a gateway to Castle Hill and Matthias Church in Budapest. [...]

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Zazzle Stores: Kalypso Island Bar & Grill and Curtis Cabral

We’ve launched new Zazzle stores for Kalypso Island Bar & Grill and artist Curtis Cabral Many of you know that our print on demand Zazzle stores are pivotal to our online business activities. We’ve achieved significant business growth with them, but for many sellers, there is a big challenge with Zazzle: Where do we get graphics and images [...]

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“On Second Chances” at More Than Money

J. D. Roth (who founded Get Rich Slowly) has kindly published my guest post “On Second Chances: Why It’s Important to Face Your Fears” over at his new blog, More Than Money. Why not head over there and share your thoughts in the comments?  

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Things to do in Orlando (besides Disney World)

Orlando has long been a tourist hotspot, with theme parks dominating the landscape. It’s home to the ubiquitous Disney World, but you already knew that (If you didn’t, well Disney World is in Orlando). There are things to do in Orlando besides theme parks though. Here are some of the other attractions in this sunshine [...]

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Six Clues You’re on the Lifestyle Treadmill

You keep walking the lifestyle treadmill and never really getting anywhere. For many, this has been quite a winter of discontent. We’ve had many conversations since we got back to Kauai with pale mainland escapees about wanting to permanently ditch the lifestyle treadmill they’re on. You guessed it, they want to pack up and move to [...]

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