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First Look: The Cover of Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

Our publisher recently finished designing the cover for our next book: Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues. While authors don’t get a ton of say in the design of a book cover, we couldn’t happier with how it turned out and we really wanted to share it with you. It’s pretty dang awesome: The Manvotionals book is due out in the fall.

Are You Neglecting You?

Everyone desires a long and healthy life yet very few are willing to work for it. Many would rather overindulge and turn an eye on health all in favor of things that frankly aren't as important. How come the one thing that shouldn’t be taken for granted is the very first to be overlooked by most? Face it, our schedules are packed with excuses and I am not downplaying your busy life.

Bathroom makeover

Materials: Billy, Billy Morebo, LILLANGEN, Capita, ANNO STRA Description: We have a very small bathroom (barely 4,5 square meters) and where sick of looking at the old plastic-and-glass thing that held our towels. So we went out to Ikea to get some ideas. First we introduced a new carpet matching the tiling. Than we looked for a replacement for the ugly glass rack.

Putting Food on the Table When You Can’t Make Ends Meet

Tony writes in: About two weeks ago, I lost my job. I was being paid cash to do some maintenance work but the guy hiring me couldn’t afford it. A few days after that I tried to use my credit card to buy groceries and I was over my credit limit. Right now I have $20 in my wallet and that’s all the money I have.

Unitasker Wednesday: ABC Cookie Cutters

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! Reader Talena sent us this week’s unitasker selection with the following note: I don’t know why you can’t use your normal gingerbread man cookie cutters that you probably already have as a standard and then bite off the head or arm by yourself.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Stomach Flu Edition

Our family has been walloped by some sort of stomach bug the last few days. Our daughter got it, then I got it, then Sarah got it.

Cat safe planter

Materials: Rationell Variera, Kardemumma, wire, plants Description: Why only use your Rationell Variera for plastic bags in the kitchen? I hang it on my wall in the living room. Now my cats can't reach the plants in it. I also put one of my speakers it. For the upper plant I made a sort of a rack out of wire so it don't flatten the one below.

Akurum deep drawer file cabinet

Materials: deep kitchen drawer (any width) Description: This really just involves adding another support arm to a deep kitchen drawer, that intern holds the ikea drawer dividers high enough to accomodate standard files. This works great considering the deep drawers have a 100 lb. weight limit. The soft closers can be (recommended) used as well.

Thriving on A Code Marketplace

The Simple Newsletter System Hi folks. My name is Dave; I’m currently in my mid 20’s, and am living in Australia. I went straight from High School into a Bachelor of IT at University, and then worked full-time in the IT industry for four years.

College Is a Big, Fat, Hairy Rip-Off! (But Save for It Anyway)

This is a guest post from Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the adviser for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He also has a newly reinvigorated blog, and you can have your day interrupted once or twice by his Twittering.

The World’s Shortest (and Probably Most Controversial) Guide to SEO

Are you ready for it? It’s so simple that you may have been overlooking it for a long time. (I know I was.) That doesn’t make it any less powerful. Ok, here it is… Memorize it. Live it. You’ll see dividends beyond your wildest dreams. (Here’s a larger desktop version.) *** The Reasoning Behind the “Guide” SEO is a hot topic these days.

5 Ways You Can Get Fit Before This Summer

Have you got problems with your belly size? If so, you could be one of the thousands that currently consider their belly fats as huge and noticeable. With summer approaching this inefficiency of the body becomes more important and it is the time that many people search for a solution.

Expedit sqaure into a stereo cabinet

Materials: Expedit, saw, extra white board Description: I am one of those rare people that still has on old Television and an Old type of stereo. I have small house and search a long time for the perfect TV cabinet. Than I came up with the idea to redesign the EXPEDIT square cabinet. I shortened the side panels with 1/4 and filled the hollow space with a piece of wood (4.4cm thick).

Guy Kawasaki: On The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds & Actions

What's the special sauce that transforms customers into die-hard fans? Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki shares tips on the art of enchantment.

Tying Up Loose Ends

It’s much easier to keep your spending and personal finances in control if you’ve done what you can to get your personal life under control.