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By Brett McKay

Top Places To Visit In Canada: 4 Canadian Cities Filled With Hidden Gems

Just because Americans are smitten with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn’t mean they’re flocking to his country for vacation. Many people skip over Canada and opt to visit Europe or a beach instead. That’s a mistake. Canada offers a veritable treasure trove of sights.


O Dia das Mães está chegando e que tal dar uma caixa de chocolate no formato de coração para a sua mãezinha? Dentro têm morangos banhados no chocolate branco! Ainda nesse vídeo resolvi fazer um tour pela represa e contar um pouco da importância da minha mãe na minha vida. Claro que eu chorei muito, rs.

Podcast #303: The Wisdom of Frugality

When most people think of frugality, they think of it primarily a way to reduce spending so they can do things like pay off debt or save for a goal like retirement or a downpayment on a home. It’s seen as a personal finance tactic with purely utilitarian ends.

Book review: Unf*ck Your Habitat

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Note: Some of you may take offense at the title of this book, in which case this is not the book for you.

Come Do the GoRUCK Constellation With Me in Tulsa (Giveaway)

I’m a big fan of GoRuck Challenges. I’ve done a few of them over the years as a way to shake off the barnacles — to reacquaint myself with physical pain and remind myself that I’m stronger than I think I am. The folks at GoRuck have created a new event that I’m super excited to take part in. I’d love for you all to join me here in Tulsa for it.

Bamboo Plywood wrapped Godmorgon for modern bathroom vanity

IKEA items used: 3x Godmorgon gloss white vanities Photo: IKEA.com I assembled the Godmorgon vanities, then built a simple cabinet carcass and countertop around them out of bamboo plywood.

No Shame In Dumpster Diving

A majority of people might feel funny about second-hand recycling or, as it’s more commonly referred to, dumpster diving. The truth, however, is that it’s filled with lots of rewards. Of course, I’m not talking about just any old dumpster in town. The gold mine comes around this time of year, particularly in college campuses.

How to Freeze Panes and Rows in Excel in 60 Seconds

When you're working in a large Excel spreadsheet, it can really help to freeze a row or column so that it's always in a view. In this quick tutorial, learn how to freeze panes in Microsoft Excel.How to Freeze Panes, Rows, & Columns in Excel (Quickly) Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow these quick steps that compliment this video:1.

The Basics of Finishing Wood

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Paul Moore.  So, you’ve finished building a woodworking project, but is it really finished? It’s not, unless you’ve applied a wood finish. Well, that’s if you don’t want it left in raw wood. Wood finishes can be intimidating and daunting, but they don’t have to be.

The calming power of lists

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. “Hold on, I’ve got to make a list.” I’ve said this so many times — at the beginning of a project when I know a lot is about to come at me, when I need to go shopping, or when I’m about to tackle some errands for the day.

Podcast 116: Start a Side Hustle, a Travel Hack, and the Stumbling Block of “Raising the Bar.”

Update: Elizabeth’s new podcast Happier in Hollywood launches on May 18! Try This at Home:  Start a side hustle. We were inspired by Chris Guillebeau‘s excellent podcast Side Hustle School (which is part of The Onward Project, by the way). Elizabeth and I interviewed Chris during our live event in Seattle.

Hackers Help: How to attach long countertop to 2 ALEX units?

I have 2 Alex drawer units and between them a SÄLJAN platform. It looks something like this: How do I attach the Alex units to the SÄLJAN countertop?

How to Evaluate Your Passive Income Ideas For Opportunities

Over the past few tutorials in this series, we’ve dived deep into how to get started making passive income:  We began by looking at what passive income is, how it works and why you might want to earn it.  Then we looked at how to stop trading your time for money and explored the difference between passive and active income. Afterwards, we looked at whether passive income was worth it and what

12 Simple Rules Of Staying Safe On A First Date

Dating is one the most fun experiences in life, but in today’s climate, it can also be one of the most worrying for you and for those who care about you. If you’re dating somebody from your circle of friends, it’s easier to have people’s mind at ease.

Podcast #302: The Strength Training Program I Used to Deadlift 533 Pounds

Back in 2015, I had Starting Strength coach Matt Reynolds on the podcast to talk about barbell training. At about the same time, I started getting online coaching from Matt for my own barbell training. A year and half later, I’ve made some incredible gains with my strength and hit personal records that I never thought I’d be able to attain.