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10 things you didn’t know about Game of Thrones

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for quite some time, you’re probably pretty obsessed with the Game of Thrones series that has had us glued to our books and screens ever since the phenomenon started. Originally written by George R.R. Martin and then adapted for TV by HBO geniuses David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm's noble families for control of the Iron Throne. But of course, you knew that already. But we have some facts Read more [...]
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Three Pitfalls to Avoid When Saving Money

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, saving money is near the top of the list, right behind losing weight. However, when the next New Year’s Eve rolls around, many would-be savers haven’t managed to save, not because of a lack of trying, but because they are unrealistic in their initial goals. From obsessive couponing to scrimping on auto insurance, below are several common obstacles that derail the plans of many aspiring savers.   1. Becoming Obsessed with Coupons   Looking Read more [...]
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Common Challenges of Living and Working Abroad

London is a global city and living here sometimes means being presented with global opportunities. Professionals are increasingly being relocated to new offices in the continent and elsewhere abroad, often in emerging economies. We previously discussed some of the finer points of finding somewhere to live in London. This time we want to hone in on some of the challenges facing those not moving to the City, but away. Sometimes far away. Language barriers: Unless you’re being sent to a part Read more [...]
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How To Love Again After A Heartbreaking Separation

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s time to celebrate your relationship with your significant other. This is also a good time to reflect on the deeper issues of the heart. Unfortunately, romantic love is not easy if your heart has not healed fully from a previous relationship. If you find that you are often not enjoying a fuller life with your new partner, it may be because your heart is still broken from a past relationship. It’s not easy to love again even if you've now found Read more [...]
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5 Relaxing Places to Visit in the US

America might seem like a busy place - everyone always seems like they have somewhere to go and something to do. Does it ever slow down? Can anyone relax? Contrary to popular believe, there are a few places left in the US where you can take a vacation and, yes, finally relax. Whether you love the warm desert sun or the beach, there are a number of locations you can go to and finally take a load off. Moreover, you don't have to spend a lot of money either - a lot of towns and cities are eager for Read more [...]
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Get Both Parents Involved In The Shower: Three Tips For Creating A Couples’ Shower

When it comes to wedding showers and baby showers, the men involved are usually not considered part of the shower, and they are often overlooked.  The last few years have seen a change, and more and more, men are being asked to attend and actively participate in their wedding and baby showers.  In the case of baby showers, there are a lot of things that you can do, as the host, that will make the father to be feel like he is a part of the festivities and will keep him engaged in what is going Read more [...]
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To Renovate Or Remodel The Kitchen?: Three Questions To Consider When Doing A Kitchen Upgrade

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the house, as the family gathers there to eat meals, children do homework at the kitchen table and everyone bonds over the cooking process.  That makes the decision to upgrade the kitchen an important one.  The family needs to have the kitchen open and operational, but there are many changes that the family might want for the kitchen.  This leads to a discussion over whether or not to remodel the kitchen or to go with a simple renovation.  Understanding Read more [...]
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Latest Prom Dress Trends for 2014 you will like

Prom nights only get more exciting as the red carpet and runway-inspired trends for 2014 bring out stylish ideas that will make you stand out while having fun!  Peplum Peplums are fantastic for achieving a perfect hourglass figure, and help slim the legs if worn as a short prom dress. The peplum continues to evolve in style so whether flared, pleated, assymetrical, or partial, go ahead and pull it off! Lace The intricate lace designs on any dress always exudes elegance. There is something Read more [...]
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Handling A Home Exterior Remodel: Three Areas That Need Extra Attention

When you get the chance to do a home remodel, most of your attention is likely to be spent on the fun and interesting parts of the remodel, like the windows and the doors.  The reality is that the parts of the exterior remodel that need the most attention are also the least glamorous and may have very little attention paid to them when the remodel is finished; however, if you spend the extra time and money in these places, your home will stay protected for a long time.  Here are three places where Read more [...]
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How To Get A Healthy Work Play Balance

Many people find that they are suffering with work-related stress due to a mismanagement of time. While working long hours each week may be beneficial in the short-term, the longer effects are likely to be negative and potentially harming to your health and personal life. If this sounds like a situation you are in then following the ten below tips will help you to restore balance to your life: 1)    Leave your work in the office  Taking your laptop or work phone home with you leads Read more [...]