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Success From the Nest

By Tony Clark

Turn a cheap wooden plate holder to an iPad stand

I wanted to get an iPad stand but the ones in the market are ridiculously expensive. So I came up with this idea. I bought an IKEA OSTBIT plate holder, which is considerably cheaper than any wood iPad stand I found around, and modified it.

9 Smart Investments to Improve Your Rental Properties

Owning a rental property can be a lot of work but wise management can keep it profitable for years to come. Whether you’re new to the game or an old veteran, these 6 modern features can increase property value as well as make it more comfortable for residents. 1. Wi-Fi If your rental property doesn’t have Wi-Fi yet, better install it quick.

How to Sort Data in Excel Spreadsheets (The Right Way)

So, you get handed an Excel spreadsheet with thousands of rows inside of it, and you realize the data is all out of order. You might need to sort it based on the names inside of a column, or by sorting data from large to small. On the surface, sorting data is a simple task in Excel, and the app certainly makes simple sorting easy.

Clutter-free patio furniture ideas

My house has a front porch that runs the full length of the front of the house. The view from inside the house is terrific and uncluttered when there isn’t any patio furniture clogging up the porch.

HCG For Weight Loss: Evaluating Its Effectiveness

The combination of the HCG hormone and a calorie-restrictive diet is an incredibly popular weight-loss solution which people around the world are eager to have a go at. There are numerous reviews online touting the success of the diet, but that does not mean that introducing a hormone into your system to trigger weight loss is any less of a controversial topic.

TORTA DE CANUDINHO COM RECADOS (Dia dos Namorados)

Vocês pediram e aqui está uma receita/DIY incrível para o Dia dos Namorados! É uma ‘Torta de Canudinho com Recados’ *-* Sabe aqueles biscoitinhos “bijus” de colocar no sorvete? Então, eles são as “paredes” da nossa torra de morango com chocolate!

Podcast #310: From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity

One of the primary roles of men across time and culture is that of the warrior. Indeed, how we define masculinity at its core is centrally shaped by warfare.

What to unclutter when you’re expecting

Recently I was browsing the Unclutterer forums and I came across this older post: “Having a baby in three weeks but need to declutter first!” It immediately brought me back to the days when my wife and I were preparing for our new arrivals.

The best self-help is self-compassion.

The best self-help is self-compassion. When you give yourself credit for making it this far in life—and still being a Gentle Soul—then you’ll know the Truth of Love. When, in a courageously still moment you hear yourself say, “I have everything I need right now,” then you’ll know the Truth of Faith. And you’ll bring that shine to work with you.

Massive Expedit Square Dining Table

My goal: Create a 72” square dining table using the fewest pieces of hardwood plywood (control costs & minimize waste) and use the Expedit Shelving Units for a sturdy base. Materials: 4 – Expedit 2×2 Shelving Units 2 – 3/4”x4’x8’ Hardwood plywood sheets – Home Depot or Lowe’s 1 – 3/4”x48”x48” Plywood (CDX quality is fine) – Home Depot or Low

Revealed! Books for June: a Talented Spider, an Unusual Perspective, and Health Hijinks.

Because nothing boosts happiness more than a great book, each month, I suggest: — one outstanding book about happiness or habits or human nature — one outstanding work of children’s or young-adult literature–I have a crazy passion for kidlit — one eccentric pick–a widely admired and excellent book that I love, yes, but one that may not appeal to everyone Shop at IndieBound, BN.com, or

10 Mind Exercises That Will Teach You How To Build Self Confidence

Are you a confident person? Do you know how to build self-confidence? How can you tell? Is it because you value and love yourself? Is it because you make sure you have all your ducks in a row all the time so you know what to expect? Back in the day, if you had asked me, I would have said “Hell, yes! I’m smart.

20+ Best Restaurant WordPress Themes: With Premium Responsive Designs

Nowadays, every business should have a website. As a restaurant or cafe owner, it’s imperative that your food business has a well-branded, beautifully-designed online presence in order to attract more customers.Do you need a beautiful new restaurant site?

The Courageous Minority vs. the road to mediocrity (which is always really…safe.)

Most people will proceed as planned. They’ll stay quiet, suppress their doubts with rationality. They’ll make the choice to save money, save face, not rock the boat. Don’t want to disappoint people. There’s a lot on the line. I said I would, so I should. Safe.

4 Surprisingly Easy Tips To Improve Customer Engagement

The rise of technology, use of mobile devices and the significant growth of social media have empowered customers in a new way. With the touch of a few buttons, customers can have all the information they want at their fingertips. With this, they also have the ability to leave scathing reviews or comments that can negatively impact any business.