Consolidate Your Wish Lists

10/05/10 Consolidate Your Wish Lists

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As a child, anything your heart desired would go on a letter addressed to el Niño Jesus and/or Santa Claus.  In the digital age, you have wish lists scattered all over the Internet. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could consolidate all of your antojos into one master list you could oh-so-casually leave open for your loved ones to...

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Take Control Of Your Personal Finances

09/22/10 Take Control Of Your Personal Finances

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Back in abuelita’s day, money management meant stuffing your savings under your mattress. We’ve come a long way since then, and you’re a big girl now so it’s time you realized a piggy bank is not an acceptable 401k plan. You need to start acting like a grown-up, at least when it comes to your money. Not sure...

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Decision Making Made Easy

06/14/10 Decision Making Made Easy

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Decisions, decisions. From the trivial to the life-altering, our days are filled with quandaries. And in the words of Ruben Blades: alguien pierde, alguien gana, Ave Maria! This can make reaching a verdict an agonizing process requiring everything from your standard pros and cons list to a Tarot reading from a questionable psychic...

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How To Score A Refund on Airplane Tickets

06/08/10 How To Score A Refund on Airplane Tickets

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Say you had a vacation planned to oh, I don’t know, Chile. Then, bam! That 8.8 hits. Chances are you probably would have bailed out on that trip right? Or maybe you just hit the snooze button a few too many times and slept right through your flight to Europe. Whatever the reason, sometimes unforeseen circumstances prevent us...

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Como Una Flor

05/21/10 Como Una Flor

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Sitting in Barnes and Nobles, writing your next bestselling novel on your laptop, un galán a la Gael Garcia Bernal gets up and tells you that you smell so nice he had to get up and tell you. You smile, bat your eyes and thank Fragrance Flowers for making your computer smell great when you don’t. Si, you heard correctly. The...

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So Sorry I Missed You

05/14/10 So Sorry I Missed You

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“The other day I needed to call mi tía to give her a message from my mom. Just a short, simple message. Except there’s no such thing as a short, straightforward conversation with mi tía. That woman loves to give la lengua a good workout every chance she gets. Much as I usually don’t mind hearing her prattle on...

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