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THE BAOASE LUXURY RESORT – OUR PERFECT ANNIVERSARY GETAWAY

Quote: “Have you tried turning it off and on again?” — IT technicians worldwide   Curaçao is a Dutch Caribbean island just off the northern coast of Venezuela which is one of Caribbean’s best kept secrets. Known for its beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque coves and colorful coral reefs that teem with marine life, it is a sister island of Aruba (a popular Caribbean

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Bring Back The Spark This Year By Being Present

Every couple goes through periods of selfishness and distraction. Now, that may seem a bit harsh, but it’s not as ‘bad’ as you may think. We live in a world of distractions: Work, technology, kids, extra activities, etc. The list never ends, and we find ourselves plugged in and tuned in more often than not. Being present in a relationship, or ‘mindful’ of

Your Partner’s Workday

What’s Beyond the Workday? You and your partner probably went into business together for multiple reasons. We would imagine, if you’re anything like us, the idea of being together, sharing ideas and passions, and growing a success business had a large impact on your decision. You likely realized how well you worked together as a team, too. Obviously, you each excel at different

Take the Time to Celebrate Your Unique Relationship

Take a moment to think back to what made you want to go into business with your significant other. Chances are, it started with a shared dream or vision, and a real, genuine passion for what you were about to do, as well as a passion for one another.   Once a business gets up and running, however, sometimes couplepreneurs find themselves lost

Determining Your Vision as a Couple

Before you start strategically putting together a business plan, you need a vision. Sometimes, creating a detailed vision on your own can be difficult enough. So, when you’re a couple trying to solidify something together, it can be a challenge. It’s not a bad thing to bring different ideas to the table, and consider different possibilities for your venture. But, at the end

Setting Clear Roles & Responsibilities: The Parts We Play

Stereotypes, social norms, responsibilities and roles have been put in place for just about every single person on the planet. Some of those roles and ‘responsibilities’ lead to positive attributes and praises. Others, unfortunately, are nothing more that outdated criticisms, or unfair ways of thinking. Even the healthiest of relationships can sometimes struggle when it comes to figuring out different roles and responsibility

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Our Summer Family Escape To The Acqualina Resort And Spa

Every year, I plan my family’s summer vacation. We’ve been to a wide variety of places, both local as well as international, but this year we wanted to remain in the States while still enjoying a feeling of being “away from it all”. A beautiful beach, luxurious accommodations, on-call services around the clock…basically what we were looking for was high-end royal treatment for

Creamy Garlic & Herb Mushroom Chicken

Ingredients • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast (thinly sliced and seasoned with your favorite seasoning) • 3 Tablespoons olive oil • 4 ounces sliced mushrooms • 4 whole garlic cloves • ½ cup chicken broth • ½ cup heavy cream • 1 teaspoon garlic powder •  salt and pepper for taste •  fresh thyme and rosemary Instructions 1. Heat 2 Tablespoons of oil in

3 Tips to Help You Overcome Obstacles

Everyone faces challenges in their lives and no matter how big or small they may be in the big picture, they can feel equally overwhelming during their height. Overcoming obstacles is not an easy task and even those with outstanding coping skills might find themselves struggling from time to time. It’s easy to lose focus and become discouraged when we’re faced with something