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Overwhelmed With Debt? A No Nonsense Guide to Debt Freedom!

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I know the feeling. It’s Friday, you just got paid, so you start thinking about plans for dinners out and maybe a movie, or some cool weekend adventure.  Suddenly you get that sinking feeling in your gut when you think about the stack of bills and payment due notices awaiting you.  It’s like a slap in the face. So what …

The Art of Confidence

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-The quiet kid in class who never liked to be the center of attention. -The one hesitant about raising his hand to ask questions because he thought everyone would laugh. -The one who gets a massive lump in the throat when asked to speak in public. -The one who constantly fears any social setting because he or she might be …

Three Ways to Gamify House Cleaning for the Entire Family

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This week’s post is brought to you by our guest author Christine from HelloAllSet. Most people agree that cleaning the house is one of their least favorite chores. If you were to survey just kids, the responses would likely be even more negative. After all, why put away your toys when you are just going to play with them again …

Paradise at $1000, $3000 and $5000 per month

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I got a text from my wife: “Hey, I think I found a place.  It’s a little small, a little pricey, but it looks so cute!  Gorgeous 3 br/ 1 ba, 950sqft. Here’s the link…”   I was still living in North Carolina at the time, she traveled ahead of me to start her new job.  Having done some minimal …

Easy memories: A letter to my boys

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A few years ago, I read somewhere about making memories with my kids, how to share and remember those days with them as we get older.  I mean, pictures are worth 1000 words, right? But I’ve found myself looking at old photos and trying to remember who that was, or what we were doing, etc.  The point is, my memory’s …

Taking your pet to Hawaii? What to know.

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When moving to Hawaii from the east coast with our pets, we had to do some major research on Hawaii’s animal quarantine policy, they’re unlike any other I’ve experienced on the mainland.  Given Hawaii is a rabies-free state, they have some pretty tight restrictions. United Airlines PetSafe flights – What you need to know If you’re choosing to send your …

Moving to Hawaii

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We finally made the move.  It’s been three months since I’d seen my wife and youngest son. She accepted a job offer in Hawaii earlier this year.  We agreed she’d take the youngest boy, I’d stay in North Carolina with the two older ones until school finished.  In three months, we’d meet again. This was going to be tough. If …

my favorite piece of travel gear for 2017

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Our latest trip was coming up fast and I couldn’t wait to try out the newest piece of travel gear in my photography arsenal.

How we sold our home in just 3 days

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If you’ve read my recent post about the toughest 30 days of my life, you’ll know that we’re moving to Hawaii shortly, and with a huge move like that comes a ton of priorities that need to be checked off the list. Aside from arranging a move of practically our entire life overseas, I racked my brain thinking of what I’d …

The toughest 30 days of my life

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I’ve been in some pretty stressful situations in my life, but I wasn’t prepared for this…