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 …

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…