Christina Flood

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What We Learned From Spending $100k On Facebook Ads

For a three-person digital marketing team like ours, the prospect of having a big ad budget seemed like a distant dream. So when we were suddenly …

Marketing

5 Reasons Why WordPress Is Great For SEO

What makes it one of the best is its flexibility and accessibility. However, the SEO value it has over other CMS is second best to none. So, why …

Web Design

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

Running

44 pallet ideas that you can directly copy

This is one of our favorite article type, lots of DIY ideas for your home. Not only that but with a such a versatile piece of wood, the pallet. Here …

Furniture

Google Has A Plan To Stop ISIS Recruits

How do you stop a potential ISIS recruit? With information. That's Google's new plan to stop potential recruits before they become radicalized, …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

Here's where you should store your emergency fund

That's why it's crucial to save for a rainy day in the form of an emergency fund.<p>Where is the most efficient place to stash that three to nine months of living expenses?<p>A <b>short-term bond fund</b>, says Ellen Jordan, certified financial planner and senior vice president at Bryn Mawr Trust.<p>They're …

Personal Finance

17 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes You’ll Want to Bring Camping

Sure, glamping is all the rage at the moment, but what ever happened to cracking open a can of beans and warming them on the open fire? If you’re wanting to rough it old school but still love a good camping hack, consider the convenience of make-ahead meals. You already have your camping trip DIYs …

Cooking

Five of the best websites for family camping in France

Sunelia<p>With 30 four- and five-star campsites across France, as well as a selection in Italy and Spain, Sunelia offers many accommodation options, with sites on the Atlantic, Mediterranean or inland. Sunelia also has 15 spa destinations, such as Le Clos Du Rhône, in the Camargue regional nature …

France

Easy Pitcher Cocktail Recipe: Strawberry Basil Margaritas

Empty the limeade concentrate into a pitcher. Add 2 1/2 cans of water and 1 1/2 (18 ounces, or 2 1/4 cups) cans of tequila (or a bit less, if you …

Cocktails

How Old Are You Really? Test Yourself.

Your physiological age may not be the same as your chronological age. Certain systems — cardiovascular, pulmonary, cognitive, and more — could be …

New York City

The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

Why Self Care Is So Important

You’re overwhelmed at work. You have a ton of projects piling up at home, and your calendar is packed with overdue tasks. To make room for all of …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

Opinion: A good trick to picking the best dividend stocks

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The Dogs of the Dow are barking again, but watch out for their bite.<p>I’m referring to the strategy that, each …

Investing

13 Trainers Share The Best Damn Workout Advice They've Ever Received

"Mind over matter." "You'll surprise yourself with what you can do." "Pain is temporary." Chances are you've heard these rallying cries before about halfway through that last circuit of burpees and jumping lunges. The little nuggets of motivation work, we say them to ourselves for a reason. But …

Fitness

Arianna Huffington's rules for a better night's sleep – and a stress-free day

A big part of my morning ritual is about what I don’t do: I don’t start the day by looking at my smartphone. Instead, I take a minute to breathe deeply and simply be grateful.<p>When I get out of bed, my routine is always the same. I use Mila Moursi tonic and serum on my face. I adore my morning …

Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Brainwaves

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Thailand's best street food: readers’ travel tips

Spicy, salty, sweet, sour and absolutely delicious … readers pick their favourite street eats and local budget restaurants across Thailand<p><b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Prehistoric seafood at Chopstick Mountain, Hua Hin</b><p>In Thailand there are many places to eat good seafood but, for me, one of the best and cheapest and …

Asia Travel
Wineries

Beach-Front Camping, Danish Food & Beer – Central Coast, CA

Doggie is happy to be back on the beach!As is hubby….Following our somewhat emotional <i>au revoir</i> to the desert, we headed back West to reprise our …

RVs

30-Minute (Faux) Pho

I’m on an insane pho kick right now. So much so, that whenever the opportunity arises to go out for food, I enthusiastically shout my vote without …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

How To Use Your iPhone GPS For Hiking In The Wilderness

Using Your Smartphone GPS for HikingTravel TipsWould you be surprised if I told you my favorite piece of backpacking gear is my smartphone? I love …

Travel Gear

What I've learned in 6 months of traveling the world while working remotely

A few weeks ago, I noticed the hashtag #IWokeUpToA trending on Twitter.<p>The premise of the topic was self-explanatory. People all over the world were …

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

Books