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How to Meet People When Travelling Alone

How to Meet People When Travelling Alone

Written by on July 19, 2013 in Travel & Vacation Tips with 7 Comments

Meeting people has never been a problem for me when I travel alone, so when one of my readers asked for tips, I jumped at the chance to write this article! I enjoy travelling with friends and family, but there’s something about travelling alone that perks me up in a special sorta way. I love […]

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5 Ways to Help Kids Cope With Homesickness at Summer Camp

5 Ways to Help Kids Cope With Homesickness at Summer Camp

Written by on May 21, 2013 in Family Tips, Travel & Vacation Tips with 2 Comments

Feeling homesick is normal for kids at summer camp, but it’s more fun if you can overcome it! These five ways to overcome homesickness will help kids, parents, and camp counselors. I went to Camp Timberline last weekend, and remembered the homesickness I felt as a kid at camp in the summer. I went to […]

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Kids’ Thoughts on Love – Funny Quotes for Wedding Toasts

Kids’ Thoughts on Love – Funny Quotes for Wedding Toasts

Written by on April 7, 2013 in Entertainment, Love & Relationships with 0 Comments

These thoughts on love from kids aren’t just funny – they’re perfect for wedding speeches, anniversary toasts, and even birthday cards! These children’s quotes about love range from what single people do on a first date to why married couples hold hands… Kids’ Thoughts on Love On the proper age to get married: “Eighty-four, because […]

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How to Decide Where to Go on Your Next Vacation

How to Decide Where to Go on Your Next Vacation

Written by on January 8, 2013 in Travel & Vacation Tips with 2 Comments

Sometimes it’s easy to decide where to go on holiday – our last vacation was in Jamaica, where we celebrated my friend Gayle’s 50th birthday party. Other times, you know you want to get away…but you have no idea where in the world to go. Bruce and I recently decided to go to Peru, after […]

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Best Travel Gifts for People Going to Vancouver, BC, Canada

Best Travel Gifts for People Going to Vancouver, BC, Canada

Written by on December 21, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips, Travel & Vacation Tips with 0 Comments

If a friend or family member is going to Vancouver, BC, you want to give them the best travel gift ever. These gift tips range from Canadian gag gifts to practical gifts for Vancouver tourists. They’ll help you say “bon voyage” in style. Here’s a Vancouver quotation (a quip!) to write in the going-away card: “It’s […]

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10 Most Expensive Gifts on Amazon – and 10 Affordable Alternatives

10 Most Expensive Gifts on Amazon – and 10 Affordable Alternatives

Written by on December 7, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 2 Comments

A diamond necklace is one of the most expensive products that Amazon sells.[/caption] Money can’t buy love, but it can buy quality. This list of the most luxurious, expensive gifts on Amazon will help you figure out what to give a loved one, because they include the alternatives you can afford to buy. You don’t […]

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Gifts for People With Cancer – Don’t Make Them Feel Like “Patients”

Gifts for People With Cancer – Don’t Make Them Feel Like “Patients”

Written by on December 7, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 2 Comments

What do you give someone with cancer? These gift ideas and tips won’t make people feel like “cancer patients”, yet they encourage healing and balance. “I suspect that the most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen,” writes Rachel Naomi Remen in Kitchen Table Wisdom. “Just listen.  Perhaps the most […]

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Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

Written by on December 6, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Gift Giving Tips with 0 Comments

Digging through a Christmas stocking stuffed with wee holiday surprises is the best part of Christmas morning! Here are a few dozen ideas for Christmas stocking stuffers for him and her, or her and her, or him and him. The Christmas stocking is almost as important as the “real” Christmas gifts under the tree. The […]

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10 Ways to Simplify Christmas Parties and Gift Giving

10 Ways to Simplify Christmas Parties and Gift Giving

Written by on December 5, 2012 in Christmas Holiday Tips, Cooking & Dinner Parties with 0 Comments

An hour ago on his radio show, Steven Quinn talked about how stressful Christmas has become. With these best tips for simplifying Christmas dinners, parties, and gift giving, your holidays won’t be something to dread. These ideas will help you simplify the holiday season and make Christmas easy. One of my favorite Christmas gift tips […]

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Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Want More Stuff

Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Want More Stuff

Written by on November 27, 2012 in Gift Giving Tips with 3 Comments

What do you give someone who doesn’t have everything and yet wants nothing? These gift ideas are for people who don’t want more stuff to clutter up their homes. Like me. I know there’s a lot of stuff in this world that is interesting, beautiful, or even striking – but I don’t necessarily need to […]

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