Gifts that Guys REALLY Want

Today I’d like to give you all a heads up on the kinds of things most males like to receive as gifts. I’m going to throw in my two...

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Succeeding When You’re the ‘Odd Woman Out’

The ten years I served as a counterterrorism official in the CIA kept me on my toes, in an alternate reality, in which manipulation, lies,...

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The Underground Internet You’ve Never Heard of

Unless you’re a drug dealer, assassin, spy, pedophile or black market profiteer, you’ve likely never heard of it. It is the electronic...

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Petalwell – Portable Aromatherapy

I recently met two sisters from the Irish Family company Oglesby & Butler Ltd.  They have created PETALWELL. A portable, uniquely...

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The #1 Beauty Cream for Wrinkles Will Shock You

Ugh, I spent $500 on a bottle of face cream once! Yes, I was feeling a little vulnerable after attending a launch party in Miami the night...

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My Secret Life at the CIA

We kept it under wraps for a long time. Only family members and a few friends knew, and they did their best to keep it a secret. It was a...

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The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

Trends in international travel are changing, drastically.  I experienced this first hand as proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge in Dominical,...

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Must-Have Beauty Products for “On the Go”

While there are a plethora of items you could carry in your makeup bag every day, there are only a handful of “must haves” that...

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