Jul 192013
How to Meet People When Travelling Alone

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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May 212013
5 Ways to Help Kids Cope With Homesickness at Summer Camp

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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Apr 072013
Kids' Thoughts on Love - Funny Quotes for Wedding Toasts

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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Jan 082013
How to Decide Where to Go on Your Next Vacation

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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Dec 212012
Best Travel Gifts for People Going to Vancouver, BC, Canada

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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Dec 072012
10 Most Expensive Gifts on Amazon - and 10 Affordable Alternatives

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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Dec 072012
Gifts for People With Cancer - Don't Make Them Feel Like "Patients"

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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Dec 062012
Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

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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Dec 052012
10 Ways to Simplify Christmas Parties and Gift Giving

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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Nov 272012
Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Want More Stuff

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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