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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Taking Your Personal Development Seriously

Personal development is something everybody should be taking seriously, and yet only a small amount of people are doing it. Those who do take it seriously tend to excel in many areas of their lives, from their careers to their health and fitness. Be honest: have you been taking your personal development seriously? If not, now is the time to start. It’s never too late! Read on for some advice you can use when getting started on your self development journey:


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Take Stock Of Your Life And Your Habits The first thing you need to do is carefully take stock of your life and your habits, both good and bad. You need to know where to improve if you’re going to take your self development seriously. Here are some habits that people who begin working on their self development eliminate:


  • Snoozing their alarm
  •  Being a couch potato 
  • Complaining 
  • Scrolling social media all day long 
  • Staring at a screen for hours a day 

The list goes on. The above habits can be very detrimental to both physical and mental health, so figure out what yours are and begin work on them one by one.

Figure Out A Vision For The Rest Of Your Life

Having a vision for the rest of your life can help you to figure out what steps you have to take to get there. It can help to give you clarity and keep you focused. Not having a vision or goals can be dangerous, and you can end up meandering, not going any particular place. If you want to own your own business or end up in a position high up the ladder, you can look at mba programs online. Look at courses and classes you can take that will help you to move closer towards your vision for the future.

Find Books That Resonate With You

There are tons of books out there that could resonate with you, so take a look and see what you can pick up. Just be warned that reading self help books can be quite addictive!

Take Action

One important point to remember: many people on their self development journey end up reading book after book and not doing anything about it. You need to take action. What can you do today to help you work towards a healthier, happier, more successful version of yourself?

Learn From Others

Other people have done it before you, and people will do it after you. How can you learn from them? People like Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss and Gabrielle Bernstein have been there and done it. Don’t just look for the gurus, either: learn from people you work with, people you know, and people you meet in line at your coffee shop.

Break It Down Into Baby Steps

The one thing that stops most people from getting started is overwhelm. Feeling overwhelmed can cause paralysis, so break things down into baby steps. Baby steps are more manageable and realistic. Write down your baby steps, start taking them, and you’ll end up where and who you want to be.

Friday, August 3, 2018

How To Juggle Responsibilities As A New Mom



Many new moms struggle to find time to sleep, let alone take care of other responsibilities such as household chores or work. However, you can’t just put these other commitments on hold. Here are some ways in which you can juggle responsibilities as a new mom, ensuring that everything gets done at the end of each day.

Take advantage of the internet 

The internet is the perfect tool for getting things done as a mom. If doing a weekly food shop with your infant seems to epic a task right now, you can always get your groceries straight to your door. It’s also possible to make an income online – if maternity pay isn’t covering the bills, you can find lots of convenient ways to make money online such as selling clutter for cash or getting paid to complete online surveys.

You can even keep sight of your personal goals. If you really want to pursue higher education, you can always consider an online course such as this online criminology BA. This could allow you to study from home whilst being able to be there for your little one.

Invest in a sling

A baby sling can allow you to take your child with you, whilst having your hands free. If you need to clean the house and you don’t want to leave your baby in one location, putting your baby in a sling could allow you to move from room to room whilst keeping them by you at all times. Baby slings are also useful if you need to climb lots of stairs, walk the dog or negotiate a busy shop.

You can buy a baby sling online from many baby stores. It’s also possible to make your own improvised baby sling using a scarf.

Invest in a playpen

Once your infant starts crawling, it could be worth also getting a playpen. This is somewhere you can put your child without having to monitor them 24/7. You can then do household chores and possibly get on with work – it’s ideal if your child is now too big and heavy to be strapped to you in a sling.

Get a helping hand

No-one can manage parenthood entirely alone. For you convenience and for your sanity, you should find someone who can help babysit – this could allow you to get on with other responsibilities and focus all your attention on them, safe in the knowledge that someone else is looking after your infant.

 If you don’t have a partner to share parental duties with, you may still be able to get help from your family or friends, many of whom will be willing to help if you’re kind enough to ask (of course, you shouldn’t be dumping your children on them all the time). If these aren’t options, there are always babysitting services out there that you can rely on. If you’re financially struggling, you may be able to find coupons for babysitting services or even charities that can arrange childcare for you.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Nail Polish Haul


The boyfriend kept on complaining that he doesn't like the color of my nail polish everytime he saw my nails wearing green, purple, blue or any color that I feel wearing. And I always have the same lame reason for not wearing his favorite color, "I run out of red nail polish".

Few weeks ago, I decided to buy red nail polishes. He was happy when I showed it to him and said, now I don't have any reason not to wear his favorite color. However he knows I can be hard headed and I will use other colors if I want too.

Anyway, you will not see me wearing red nail polish 10 years ago. But now, I get to love too.


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

5 Simple Ways To Be The Perfect Wedding Guest


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If you have a wedding or two to attend this summer, then the chances are you want to create the best impression when your pals are saying their ‘I do’s.’ Celebrating with your nearest and dearest as they choose to commit their lives to one another is a privilege, and it’s important that you understand nuptials etiquette. It doesn’t matter whether this is the first wedding you are ever attending or whether you are a dab hand at this wedding day stuff, take a look at these simple ways to be a stellar guest.

Don’t Be Tardy

There should only be one person on the big day making a fashionably late entrance, and it certainly isn’t you. The bride has every right to take her time and make her partner sweat just a little before she makes her grand entrance. On the other hand, you need to be firmly in your seat with time to spare. There’s nothing worse than a tardy guest fumbling for their seat and entering a venue all flustered slap bang in the middle of the exchanging of rings. It’s not a good look so don’t do it.

Never Wear White

The bride has a monopoly on the purest of colors. Wearing white and being the only person at the wedding to do so is a bride’s prerogative. Instead, think about wearing one of the many on trend formal dresses on the market. Crimsons and blues are classy and timeless, whereas the brighter and more bold geometric prints are suitable for a summer wedding. Make note of any dress code and shop for your attire accordingly.

RSVP Quickly

If you want to bag a good seat at the wedding breakfast, make sure that you RSVP as fast as possible. Don’t leave it until the last minute to confirm your attendance as this will only stress out the happy couple and could lead to you being sat at a table on the sidelines along with the other late responders.

Give a Gift

Don’t be arrogant and assume that your attendance itself is the greatest gift of all. The bride and groom will have a wish list or may have even requested funds for their honeymoon or donations to their favorite animal or children’s charity. Whatever their gift of choice, make sure you contribute in some way.

Watch Your Alcohol Consumption

While we like to joke about seeing our friends getting a little tipsy and embarrassing themselves on the dancefloor, ensure that the person drinking too much isn’t you. As a perfect wedding guest, you should be mingling, making exciting conversation, showing off your dance moves while sober and remembering the happy day. Find yourself with a sore head and nausea the morning after, and you may reel from not remembering the events of the night before. Save your embarrassment and ensure that you remain lucid for the big day.

Being the perfect wedding guest simply means using your common sense, parking your ego at the door and keeping the wishes of the happy couple at the forefront of your mind. Follow this advice, and you will always be the perfect wedding guest.

New Polo Shirt

I was surprised when the little big tot asked me to buy him a new clothes for their aquitance party coming Friday. As far as I remember he doesn't care if he is wearing an old decent clothes when attending a school party such as aquintance party. So I asked him why he wants a new clothes. He answered " we ask the Grade 7 student for a photo opp". I was speechless for few minutes. And I end up asking my son if he admire someone. I was relieve when he said none. Hahaha..

Well, hence he is not asking for new clothes in a regular basis I granted his request. I got him a Lee Polo Shirt. He specifically request for a plain polo shirt since most of his clothes are stripe.


I showed it to him last night. He was happy when he saw it. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

3 Surefire Signs That Your Feline Loves You

If you are new to the world of cat ownership, then you may be worried by the tales of aloofness that your friends have been regaling you with. You wanted a pet to love and love you, to show you affection and to be your companion through life’s trials and tribulations. You selected a pet of the feline variety, but now you are concerned that you should have chosen man’s traditional best friend - the humble hound. Don’t worry, cats are just as affectionate and as loyal as their canine counterparts. The joy of owning a cat is that they also come with bags of attitude, feistiness, and independence. Take a look at these three surefire signs that show your feline loves you to bits.


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The Purring

Cats purr when they are happy and content. If you ever find yourself chilling on your sofa only to find your moggy pal kneading your stomach drooling and purring, you can feel happy in the knowledge that your cat is at his or her most comfortable. Often cats will lift up their heads to expose their chin encouraging you to give them a massage or stroke. The most contented cats won’t simply sit on their owner’s lap, but they will writhe on their back next to their human friend and expose their belly. This is when your feline is at his or her most vulnerable, so they are demonstrating that they trust you implicitly.

Your Cat Turns Into A Limpet

It doesn’t matter where you are in the house or what you are doing within your four walls, your kitty will want to be doing it with you. They will attach themselves to your calf, rub their cheeks all over you and claim you for their own secreting their scent all over you. If you head to the toilet, they’ll be scratching on the door and wailing as if you’ve left them forever. If you are eating dinner at the kitchen table, your purr-fect pal may leap up next to your plate and circle your meal eagerly waiting for you to take your last bite. You can forget reading a book or surfing the web on your laptop; your feline friend will be nuzzling and headbutting you so hard that he or she won’t rest until you provide them with your undivided attention.


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They Find The Most Ridiculous Spots In The House

You can tell your cat loves you and their forever home when they have a series of spots within the house where they can rest their constantly sleepy head. You may find them in the laundry basket, on top of a wardrobe or in the bathtub. These hilarious encounters may be charming, but you also need to ensure that your humble abode is as hazard free as possible so they can enjoy every inch of their dwelling. House Method's pet safety tips will enable you to pet-proof your home so your feline companion won’t have to encounter any dangers within your four walls. There’s nothing better than venturing downstairs in the morning and spying your moggy lolloping on the mantelpiece before leaping down for chin rubs and a play before breakfast.

Owning a cat isn’t simply taking a new lodger albeit furry and four-legged. A cat is a joy to be around, they will enrich your life and provide you with more love than you ever thought possible

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tips For Squatting Properly

Squats are one of the best exercises that you can perform. They not only work out your butt muscles, they also work out your legs and core. You can get a lot of benefits from adding squats into your exercise routine. There are many ways in which to perform a squat exercise. However, the most important thing to remember is to do them properly. If you do not, you could end up not getting the results you want or hurting yourself. If you need help with your form, there are many devices that can help you perform perfect squats each time such as the SmartSquat device found online at smart-squat.com.

Hip Hinge

A lot of people fail to do their squats properly. Not only will this lead to an ineffective squat, it can also put too much strain on your knees and other joints. Doing a proper squat takes a few things to make happen such as proper balance, hip flexibility and a hip hinge. To do this properly, make sure that you hinge your hips back to where your butt will move back and down during each squat. Doing this will help keep your knees from protruding past your toes.

Shoulder Back And Chest Out

Another tip to remember when trying to perform a good squat is that you need to keep your chest out and your shoulders pushed back. This is to ensure your spine is properly aligned while you are doing the exercise. When you keep these two things in mind, your back will keep its natural curve. This is the safest way to keep your back from getting injured. Rounding your shoulders and letting your chest sink in while you are performing squats will ultimately throw off your spinal alignment.
These are just a couple of the many things you can do while squatting. The key to a good squat lies in proper form and execution. There are different versions of squats and mixing up the different kinds will give you a great workout. Squatting will give your whole body many benefits.

Buying the Proper Casters

Many people are under the false impression that buying casters is a simple process. However, you will regret it if you take this task lightly. There are many types of casters on the market. You need to be sure that the ones you buy will be able to withstand the stress of the jobs you are using them for. You should never assume that all casters are made the same. That is simply not the case. Here are some helpful tips for choosing outstanding casters that will not let you down.

1. Talk to local retail stores to find out the brand of casters they are using for their shopping carts and hand trucks in their storeroom.
You will gain a great deal of insight into which casters are the best by talking to the people who work at retail stores. This is one of the most common places that casters are used on a daily basis. All shopping carts use caster wheels. You should talk to the manager of each store and find out the brand they use. Find out where they purchase their casters and how much they pay for them. This will give you a good idea of where you should begin your shopping for casters.

2. Be certain that your casters are strong enough to hold up the weight you require them to support.
Do you need to move some cargo that weighs a lot? If this is the case, you need to be absolutely certain that the casters you buy will be able to carry the weight that you will be placing on top of them. All casters have a weight limit. It should be listed on the box. Look at that before you buy anything. You might want to consider using heavy duty casters for loads that weigh a lot.

3. Are the casters covered by a warranty?
Never buy any casters that do not include warranty coverage. You might have casters that are not working the way they should. A warranty will allow you to get them fixed without having to spend any money in the process.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Tanauan Leyte Dominated Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival 2018


Note! An overdue post.

The most awaited Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival of Leyte held last June 27, 2018. I failed to witness this year festivities because of an important reason which I choose not to talk about it. But anyway, Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is dubbed as “the festival of festivals” in Eastern Visayas. The festivities is joined by various contingents coming from different municipalities in the region. This year, five festivals from Samar and Leyte parcitipated the events. It was the  Heraite Festival of Leyte Leyte;  Buraburon Festival of Burauen Leyte; Tribu Pasaka Festival of Tanauan Leyte; Sanggutan Festival of Barugo Leyte; and Solosogi Festival of Balangiga, Eastern Samar.

Pasaka Festival performing their ritual dance presentation

Tribu Mangirisda performing thier retual dance presentation


This year is indeed a lucky year for my town because we won both the Pintados and Kasadyaan Festival 2018. Our Pasaka Festival bagged the Grand Champion for Kasadyaan Festival and also bagged the following minor awards, Best in costume, Best in Street Dancing and Best in Musicality. Our contingent for Pintados Festival the Tribu Mangirisda adjudged as the Grand Slam Champion for winning three years in a row. They also bagged minor awards, Best in Festival Music and Best in Tattoo.



I also would like to congratulate our contestant for the Bituon han Kasadyaan 2018 for winning second runner up and Ms Photogenic.

Photo Credits: To the rightful owner. 

4 Single Mom Truths Worth Knowing



We don’t want to step out of line and talk on anyone’s behalf, but we’re pretty sure no girl signs up to be a single mom. It’s just not the sort of happily ever after any of us kind of hope and wish for. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a total riot, blast, soul-warming and heart-stirring adventure that you love with all of your heart, taking a ridiculous amount of satisfaction from each of the tiny little wins you get to enjoy. It’s the adventure you will learn so much from. You’ll learn so much about yourself and you’ll learn so much about your kid.

However, there are some single mom truths we think we should point the light at, you know, as a sort of head’s up. Trust us: it’s much easier being able to manage when you know what sort of madness and chaos you’ll end up facing. Most of it is hard, but if you can find a way to see the funny side, please look for it because it is hilarious. Sitcom hilarious.

1. Bye-Bye Privacy

There is literally no point in keeping the bathroom door shut, whether you’re doing a one or a two because your kids don’t accept these kinds of boundaries. They’ll break the door down just to tell you about the Lego tower they built or what they want for Christmas (even though it’s the beginning of June).

2. Dating Is Not Fun

It should be, but for some reason, it isn’t. Instead, it feels like a bit of a chore and one you’d rather swap out for a date in front of Netflix. The reason for this is simple: after a day of taking the kids to school, clearing up the house, going to work, picking the kids up, doing dinner, the laundry and helping them with their homework, you’re not going to have it in you to pretend you’re not tired. You’d also have to pay for a babysitter, which is money better spent on a takeaway.

3. Accept Help, Always

It can be way too easy to slip into a system whereby you go, “I’m a single mom and I can do everything on my own.” Yes you are and yes you can, but don’t kill yourself doing it. If you can use help, do. If you’re having to move home, use someone like Bekins Moving Solution moving company or if you’re throwing a birthday party, ask your mom to help with the cake, or if you have a really great best guy friend, ask him if he will be a father figure-type person to your kids. It will make things a lot easier.

4. Your Bed Is Not Yours

We all sleep on a side of the bed. Even when we’re single, we tend to pick a side, which children look at as an invite to join you. This is nice every once in a while, but sometimes you just want to get your rubbish, brain-numbing TV binge watch on, something no child should be subjected to.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Relationship Goals at 40 and Above

No doubt everybody wants to have their own "and they lived happily ever after" may it be a young individual or older ones. However, let's accept it finding our one true love is not easy as one, two, three. Yes, there are some who found and met their forever partner at an early age. If some are lucky to have found their beloved partner early, others may not be lucky or perhaps the happy ending they wished for didn't happen.

I am in my late thirties. A mother of a thirteen-years old boy. Although I am in a long distance relationship for quite sometimes now there are times that I have a lot of what if's questions in my mind. And honestly, it scares me a lot at some point specially when I am thinking of my son having his own family. Like I said earlier finding a partner when you are in your 40s is not easy, but nothing it impossible these days with the help of online dating sites. I want to share two main points why joining dating sites is great for those who are seeking a serious relationship, friendship and companion.

 Accessible Fast and Easy

One of the advantages why online dating sites is popular for more a decade is because you can access your profile from the comfort of your home. Thinking of how many legit dating sites available online seemed to be intimidating. However, if you know what you want then, looking for a kind of dating site to join would be easy. Once you are done creating your profile you can start interacting with fellow members around the country. If you are up to an interracial relationship all you have to do is widen your search and you're good to go. Always remember that each person has different relationships goals so know what you really want for this will make your search stress free and enjoyable. Whether you are just up for hooks-ups, friendship or marriage, there's a site for you.

 Less Pressure

Asking you when you will get hitch can be a burden. Whether you are a shy kind of person or a busy type of person joining online dating site is perfectly for you. You have the control over the time when you can interact with fellow members. Most of all you can save yourself in an embarrassing situation. Just in case the person you want to know reject you because she/he is not available anymore by doing it privately.

So what are you waiting for? Go and visit dating online sites or dating agency available online. They say falling in love at the age of 40 and older feels like you are back of being a teenager when crushes and puppy love happens. Being in love is a great feeling, but one piece of advice once you start your search be careful who to talk with to avoid interacting fake accounts and scammers.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Dog Tags: Finding Information About Your Downtrodden Dog



Being a rescue dog owner, you’ve probably spent a lot of time with the furry-friend you keep at home. Having had them since a very young age, you will understand their quirks, and will have a deep connection with the little rascal. Of course, though, a relationship like this can only go so far. In time, it is very natural for dog owners to want to learn more about their pet, especially if you rescued them. To help you out with this pursuit, this post will be exploring some of the best places to track down knowledge about the canine you saved.

Breeding healthy dogs isn’t an easy task, and it is illegal for people to do it without the right licensing in a lot of places. This makes it very likely that your pooch came from a professional who may have been in business for a long time, even if you found them on the streets. This means that finding the breeder can often be the key to learning about your dog. To achieve this goal, you may have to do a lot of research, but it will be well worth it. Most people will be happy to provide you with all of the information you can, though you may need to provide them with a date, and will have to accept it if their knowledge is a little bit limited or you can’t find them at all; this is just the first route, afterall.

If the first option fails, it will be time to take to the web, as this can be a remarkable tool when it comes to connecting you to other dog owners. With the right work on local social media groups and websites, you might be able to find someone else who adopted a dog from your puppy’s litter. Using the age, breed, and the location which you predict to be their birthplace, you can start to get to search around for connections to your dog. Of course, like the option above, this sort of a route can be a long shot, and you will have to be willing to walk away if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Failing all of your research online, or if you simply want to go a little deeper, this last option is for those looking for true answers about their rescue dog. There are loads of companies out there which can provide you with a genetic profile for your pooch. Including information about their breed, lineage, and other important DNA history, this can teach you an incredible amount about your dog. You can see more here about this sort of product and to learn how much information it can give you about an animal. When you find a homeless dog, tracking down their origins can be almost impossible, and a scientific route may be the only one you have.

Hopefully, this post will inspire you to start looking into the background of your pooch. When you save a creature’s life and choose to look after it, you are taking on a lot of responsibility. To go along with this, most people won’t be happy with being clueless about their pet’s upbringing, and will want to get even a small slice of the picture.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Turning Your Home Business Into Something More Substantial

Do you have a home business you’d like to take to the next level? Are you unsure how to make sure you avoid common mistakes and create the highest profits possible? Then it makes sense to take some of the advice from this article and put it into action today. While you need to do a lot of reading, and there are many different approaches you could take, the suggestions below are going to work well across the board. Of course, you should feel free to tailor them to suit the nature of your operation and the type of company you want to launch.


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Finding suitable premises

Before you do anything else, it is essential that you consider all your options when it comes to finding the perfect premises for your new venture. Depending on the nature of your company and what it does to make a profit, that could mean leasing a warehouse, factory, or office somewhere in the city. Ensure you check the regulations to determine whether or not the building you choose is suitable for a business like yours. There are sometimes restrictions as to the type of work you can carry out in a particular unit. Commercial real estate agentswill take all the hard work out of the process. So, contact them as soon as possible.

Hiring workers 

There is no getting away from the fact that you will have to hire some employees at some point if you expand your home business. Sure, you can ask friends and family members to help out for free during the early stages. However, there will come a time when you need permanent team members, and so you need to learn as much as possible about the recruitment process. Ask your legal advisors to draw up some employment contracts, and then promote your vacancy using some of the industry-specific job boards online. That is the best way to ensure you only get applications from people who have experience in your marketplace.

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Educating team members 

Regardless of how much experience your employees might have, there will still come a time when you need to pay for training and education. That is an investment that should pay for itself as your company benefits from your worker’s new level of expertise. If you plan to lease a factory, maybe you could arrange lean manufacturing education for your team? If you run an office, perhaps some customer service or marketing training is going to come in handy? The possibilities are endless, and so you need to select the most appropriate strategy with your business goals in mind. You should now have a reasonable idea of what it might take to turn your home business into something a little more substantial. There are lots of other things to consider like writing your business plan, buying the correct insurance policies, dealing with accounting, and more. However, there are a wealth of articles on this topics, and so you only have to search Google to source all the information you require. Good luck!

Back To School!

For some pupils and students they have been going to school since last week but not for my nephew and little big tot. Well, my nephew's summer break official end today because it is his first day of class. For the little big tot he is still enjoying his summer break until first week of next month. For this school year most of the private schools the classes will start on July or August.  However, public schools has started there classes on the first Monday of June.

On the other note, apologized if I havent been posting personal updates in the past weeks. I have been running some offline  errands and when I am not doing something offline laziness kick-in. I am really hoping I can post something that is worth reading.

Till my next personal update folks! Goodnight

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Finding Love Online

There is no doubt that the advent of technology made our life easier. Imagine life when we are still using snail mail to communicate to our  loved ones who are working and living in another country. Phone calls that seldom happened because of expensive long distance charge. Truly, life is easier these days compared before the internet was introduced. Young and adults spend some times on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and etc. Either they used it to communicate with their family and friends or to meet new friends we cannot deny the fact that most people nowadays will opt to use internet for quick and easy means of communication.

But of course, internet technology is not for communicating people only. You can also use it in many other ways like finding your better half just in case you are not lucky enough to find your dream girl or dream boy in your community or in your circle of friends. There are lots of dating sites online that cater ladies from many countries seeking to find the love of their life. There are sites that members need to pay a certain amount before they can start interacting with others members. However, you can also find online dating sites that offer free membership. So why pay when you can have it free? And yet, they offer the same features. Trust me, I have been in a dating site before. In fact, I and my boyfriends for a decade met in an online dating site. I didn’t pay any penny. But if you want to avail of other features then go ahead and be a premium member. Who knows you have greater chances lf finding what you are looking for. How I wish I can compare the premium member and non payee member  but I cant.

I basically follows this keys to have a successful long distance relationship.


Trust

To have a successful online marital affair takes a lot of effort and sacrifices. I may say trust should always on the center of the relationship aside from God. The couple should trust each other because if a relationship is built without trust it is like a building built without a good foundation, it will easily collapse. So an online relationship and a long distance relationship for that matter should make trust as the foundation. Just like me and boyfriend.

Communication

A good communication is also a must. Like any other relationship communication really matter. Be honest of what you want and what don’t. With this I am certain that when misunderstanding arise and both of you is matured enough to talk about the problem I don’t see any reason why the relationship will not end to the altar.

Vediocalls and messages

To have a successful online dating experience video calls is very important. At least that is what I have experience. I am more relax whenever I and the boyfriend will talk seeing each other on cam than exchanging messages. I guess it is because I know where he is what he is doing. While it is great to see my boyfriend on cam exchanging messages through viber is also good. Updating each other of what they doing and whereabouts helps the relationship get stronger.

If you haven’t find your “the one” I guess today is the perfect time to join adult dating sites. Just be careful on choosing whom to talk to because you might encounter fake profiles and scammers. Good luck on your search!










Wednesday, May 23, 2018

4 Natural-Looking Ways to Enhance Your Beauty

Every woman enjoys looking beautiful, and there are some ways that can help you bring out your true beauty even more. These beauty tips don’t involve surgery and can give you results that look natural. Here are some of the best natural-looking ways to enhance your beauty.

Make Your Own Facemask

You can buy facemask products in a store or make your own using a few simple ingredients. Using only raw honey as a facemask can give your skin the nourishment that it needs to look its best. Mashed up bananas also work great as a facemask. Another idea is to try combining ¼ cup of powdered milk with enough water to form a paste and then applying the paste to your face and rinsing after a few minutes. Facemasks made from oatmeal, yogurt or eggs might work for you as well.

Try Hair Extensions

If you want a head of luscious locks, hair extensions online may be your answer. You can find hair extensions onlinethat are easy to clip in to your natural hair and range in length and color choices. Some extensions on the market are made from synthetic materials while others are made from real human hair. The best products will blend in seamlessly with your real hair and can be worn without anyone else having to know that you have extensions.

Give Your Eyebrows Some TLC

Your eyebrows can enhance your facial features, and shaping your brows just right can really make the difference. There are many online tutorials that will teach you the proper ways to pluck your eyebrows, or you can see a professional aesthetician who’s experienced in this field. If you want your eyebrows to grow fuller, creating a mixture of sweet almond oil and castor oil and applying it to your brows every night before going to bed for two months may do the trick.

Strengthen Your Nails

Stronger nails grow healthier and are easier to shape, so it’s important to take care of your nails properly if you want them to look their best. Try massaging your nails with some warm olive oil two to three times daily and letting the oil sit for 15 minutes at a time to repair damage and improve the health of the cuticles. Soaking your nails in some green tea for 10 to 15 minutes twice a week can reduce nail discoloration. The oil from vitamin E capsules that are broken open can moisturize nails.

Brining out your true beauty doesn’t have to involve a lot of hard work or complicated steps. By following these tips, you’ll be able to achieve that natural and beautiful look that you desire.
 


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Is It Time To Embrace Your Natural Beauty?

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One of the most difficult things to deal with in modern society is that the media constantly tries to convince us that we're somehow not good enough. No matter what you do, the world around you will often make it totally clear that it'll never be enough. Advertising and TV tell us that we're too fat, too thin, too tall, too short. No matter what kind of person you are, society will try and find a way to tell you that you're not good enough. For a lot of people, it can feel as though breaking out of this would be pretty much impossible but the truth is that it's not. There are plenty of things that you can do in order to reject the expectations that society places on you, but one of the very best is to embrace your own natural beauty. After all, if you can do that, the world is never going to be able to sell you a solution to a problem that it invented. With that in mind, here are some things that you can do to start embracing your own natural beauty.

Embrace your hair the way it is naturally

Everyone seems to want different hair than what they have. People with straight hair spend hours in front of the mirror curling it, while people will curly hair spend just as long trying to straighten theirs. Everyone wants to change their hair because they've been told to want whatever someone else has. The first step towards accepting yourself is being able to embrace your own hair. The truth is that different kinds of hair always respond differently to cuts and styles and knowing what your hair is going to do is the best way to find something that you really love. Check here to see just how much the kind of hair you naturally have can impact the kinds of styles you can try. Trying to force your hair to do something that it's not really meant to is just going to end up making you feel frustrated.

You can wear anything

There will be some people who will tell you that certain clothes are only for certain people. Rompers are for people with short bodies and long legs crop tops are only for skinny people. You've probably heard these kinds of things before, and you might have even believed them. But here's the truth that a lot of people really need to hear: you can wear whatever you want. It doesn't matter who you are or what size you are; you can wear any clothes you like as long as they make you feel good. People who try and act like certain styles are only for certain people are just trying to make you feel bad about yourself, and there's no reason that you should ever let them do that.

It's okay to go makeup free

 Makeup can be a fantastic thing. It's a great way to be creative, to express yourself, and to give yourself that extra boost of confidence that we all need some of the time. However, a lot of women are made to feel as though they have to wear it all the time no matter what. They feel as though they're going to be judged if they don't make an effort to put on a full face of makeup before leaving the house. The truth is that there is no reason why you should have to wear makeup for any reason other than if you want to. You don't have to suddenly stop wearing it altogether, just remember that it's totally okay to go makeup free if you want to.

Be proud of your shape

Society has this utterly bizarre attitude that some body shapes are somehow better than others. As though being skinny and petite is just inherently better than anything else. Well, that's total nonsense. Everybody is beautiful, and every body is beautiful! It doesn't matter who you are or what size you are, you should be proud of your shape and you should never let anyone try and bring you down.

Now, all of these things might seem incredibly simple, but the truth is that they are a lot easier said than done. After all, learning to embrace things about yourself that society might try and tell you are wrong isn't something that most people are going to be able to do right away without putting in some hard work. The path to self-love can often be a long a difficult one, but it's totally worth it. Once you're able to embrace your natural beauty, there's nothing the world could ever do to try and make you feel bad about yourself.

A Short Update

So it's been a while since I posted about my weight lose journey. As I have said I stop going to the gym because of health reason. The plan of going back soon didnt happen because of started coughing again last week. Good thing it is getting better now. So I am hoping I could hit back the gym before I gain all the weights I lost.

Anyway, a lot of things are happening at my end. I so want to share some details every time but for some reason I always end up doing nothing. I really need to focus and give more time to update my blog. I havent updating my other blog for few months already. I hope I can post something om that blog before the month end.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Some Property Damage Situations That Can Threaten a Hospital Setting

Any situations that might damage hospital property can threaten the safety and health of any present patients, visitors and staff members. It is imperative for hospitals to always plan, prepare and practice a structured property damage event protocol. These situations can mean fire and/or smoke damage, water damage from various sources, wind or other storm damage, flooding situations, mold infestation and other catastrophic events. Each state has specific disaster preparedness plans that hospitals in that region need to follow and be compliant with. This means that any worker involved in the resulting damage clean up needs specialized knowledge and training in both safety and health risk factors.

Water damage could be due to a broken main water line or a result of rainfall entering a damaged roof. Nearby flooding might enter a hospital's basement level, water could leak from cracked pipes, sewers can overflow causing a backup into the building or rain gets inside after tornado winds tear apart roofs. Hospitals cannot close their doors and close the way other businesses can. They have to continue to care for often critically ill patients. These healthcare providers have backup generators. However, running on generator power only provides the most critical power needs.

Fires can start due to faulty wiring, damaged heating units or someone smoking inside of the building. Any fire needs to be addressed swiftly. Hospitals must regularly practice both fire drills and emergency evacuation plans designed specifically for hospital emergency events like these. Every hospital also needs a working sprinkler system, easy-to-access fire extinguishers, automatic closing fire doors and smoke detectors with carbon monoxide indicators too. Since hospital staff are busy both caring for the needs of the patients, most hospitals have partnered with a qualified damage restoration for hospital service local provider.

Those property damage restoration companies able to take on hospital emergency events have to undergo strict training on hospital and state approved methods designed to rectify these situations with minimal risks to any persons. These crews learn how to quickly put up a temporary barrier wall to keep any hazardous material away from any patient care area. These property damage experts must carry their up-to-date certification proof with them as they respond to a hospital emergency property damage call. Working together, hospital and property restoration workers can deal with the issue in a safe manner.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Making Your Home Business Easier On You

If you run a busines from home there is no reason not to make sure that it is as easy on you as possible. When your business is easy to run, not only does it make your life less of  headache, but it actually means that the business itself is more likely to be successful. But those who run home businesses are often guilty of not knowing exactly how to make it as easy as possible, and that is what we are going to look at today. In this article, we are going to discuss a number of important ways in which you can make running your home business a lot easier on yourself. Make Sure you consider these as much as possible if you really want it to be easier on you.


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Take It Slow

A common problem in business is that people will tend to go too fast, trying to achieve too much in one go. This is rarely the way to success, and if you want to make things easy you will need to learn to slow it down a little. If this goes against your entrepreneurial instincts, then you might find it hard to do - but with time and patience, you should be able to make yourself slow down and approach all the tasks inherent to your business in a much calmer and steadier manner. This will product less stress for you, which again will in turn enable you to manage the ups and downs of business with greater ease. Taking it slow just might be the most important concern of all.

Get A Virtual Address

In all likelihood, you don’t want the prospect of plenty of mail arriving in the post at your home every day. Not only will this put a strain on the household, but it will also mean that it is much harder to separate out the business for the rest of your life. An elegant solution which most home based business owners go for is to use a virtual address such as the service offered at https://physicaladdress.com. With one of these virtual addresses, you can have all of your mail scanned and emailed to you - which absolutely saves on cluttered paperwork in your home office. It also lends a certain air of credibility to your business, as often you will get to have an official address which sounds reputable. With a virtual address, your home business will be a lot less stressful and a lot easier to run from home.


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Choose Your Hours

Part of the joy of running a business in this way is that you can choose your own hours - so you might as well make sure that you are choosing them as wisely as possible. If you stop to consider your daily life, you will almost certainly find that there are times which you need to be a little less busy, perhaps due to other commitments going on in your life. If you manage to work your home business hours around those other concerns, then you will be ensuring that it has less of an impact on your life, and therefore produces much less stress and worry. Don’t be afraid to choose whatever hours you please, but do try to keep them fairly regular and be sure to inform your customers of those hours via your website, email or some other useful and non-intrusive means.


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Contact

You will need to be contacted by customers and clients and so on, but if you are like most people you probably want to keep this separate from the rest of your life as well. Fortunately, this can easily be done by ensuring that you mostly communicate via email - which should be a standalone email address - and phone, which should be a specific business-related phone only. By allowing yourself to be contacted in these ways, you make it easy for the customer, but also allow your own life to go encroached. This balance is important if you want your business to do well, but also to remain as happy as possible. See https://fonolo.com/blog/2014/07/5-things-customers-want-and-expect-when-it-comes-to-customer-service/ for more on this.

The Space

Setting apart a specific business space in the home is obviously also a very good idea, so make sure that you have done so if you are setting up your business at the moment. It can be an attic, basement, or even just a spare room. As long as it is a dedicated space, it will help to stop the bleed over from life to work and vice versa.

Friday, April 20, 2018

4 Adventurous Outdoor Activities in Mexico

There are a lot of things that come to mind when you think about a trip to Mexico. You could sample the food, soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Mexico City, or leave all the cares of the world behind and do nothing other than lying on the beach for two weeks. They’re all pretty solid options, for sure! But did you know that Mexico is also a pretty special place for outdoor activities? With so much natural beauty, visitors can do a wide range of recreation activities. Below, we take a look at five options that’ll have you into the outdoors and your blood pumping.

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Up in the Sky

Do you ever wonder what it’d be like to be a bird? Or how about a bird that can also drink champagne, and spend a memorable day with their loved one? OK, we’re not really talking about being a bird anymore - we’re talking about taking a hot air balloon ride! There are spots all throughout the country that allow you to see the land from up in the sky, but the most special spot might be the Teotihuacan pyramids. Instead of slugging away in the car to see the famous attractions, take to the sky and get an amazing view.

Under the Sea 

You’ve seen the pictures of the mesmerising, picturesque crystal clear waters of Mexico’s beaches. And you might have even splashed around a bit in there! But what about getting under the sea and exploring like a fish? Mexico has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the world’s best diving locations. There are diving sites everywhere, but the best might be the Cenote Dos Ojos, Discovery Bay, and the Manchones Reef. It’s an especially good place to dive if you’re a complete beginner, too.

Exploring Caves

You don’t have to be up in the sky or under the sea to have a good time; there’s also fun to be had on level ground, too. Well, kind of level ground: we’re talking about caves, of which Mexican has many. These are much more than just a single cave to enter and take a quick photo: they are massive systems of caves, which make for a great day of exploring. One of the best examples is the Cacahuamilpa Caves, which are located in Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park. There’s much to see there, so book a room at Ixtapan de la Sal Marriott Hotel, and give yourself a few days to see everything. After all, these are one of the largest cave systems in the world. Down the River We think of the water in Mexico as being all about the ocean, but this isn’t true: it has plenty of rivers, too. And this means that Mexico is a great place to brush up on your kayaking skills! You can take them down a river through rainforests, all the while exploring the country in a peaceful way. If you like your river action a bit faster paced, then take a look at white water rafting.

What Is New In My Wieght Loss Journey

In as much as I want to continue going to gym I do not have a choice but to take a break. The reason- I had bronchial asthma. It took me two weeks to feel better. The first set of medicines that was prescribe to me didn't work on me so the doctor gave me another set of medicines. Thanks God! It works this time. I feel better after three days of taking the medicines. 

Its been one week since I get rid of coughing. But I decided to take a rest to fully recover. 

Its almost a month since the last time I was in the gym. I plan to enroll again next week. As for now, I am doing the planking at home. 

If there is one thing I noticed is I am starting to gain again.. sob..sob..sob.. my appetite has been good since I get sick. That is something I dont like much. 

Anyway, I dont have much to say about my wieght loss journey as it is on a hiatus mode for a while. I am still hoping I get my desire wieght after a year. 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Four Key Qualities A Leading Lady Needs To Have


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What do all the women killing it in business have in common? We often look at the leading ladies in business in awe, wondering how they manage to do it all. But the fact they’re making waves in leadership positions that are still largely Male dominated isn’t down to some magical system of day planning, or even the CVs they’ve worked so hard to build - instead, it boils down to a simple set of personality traits they have in common. The good news? These traits can be learned and adapted to your small business today. Here’s how..

They Ask For Help

Far from thinking they can do it all solo, successful female entrepreneurs know that they’re only as good as their support networks- so they invest time in building the best ones and maintaining them. It may not be fashionable to admit that you have help from a cleaner or a nanny, or need to find the best business line of credit but having reliable professionals to take care of the home and children, and reliable contacts to keep your business ticking over is a must if you're building empires. Keeping their careers on track is a priority that they work towards enabling - even if that means that most or all of their salary goes on paying the child care in the short term. They know the long term gains from keeping their business trajectory going will outweigh the costs. This path isn’t for everyone, but it certainly works.

They Create The Right Workplace Culture

Leaders get the privilege and the challenge of setting the agenda when it comes to company culture, and great female bosses take the opportunity to create a culture that works for them. If they lead their own business the company values they introduce will set the tone for this, but if they are climbing the corporate ladder in a company, they’ll take care to do their homework and pick somewhere that is a cultural fit with their values - this is often overlooked, but can do wonders for your progression. The salary, the title and every other aspect should be a consideration that comes after the culture, because if your passions and personal values aren’t reflected, you’ll never truly love working there.

They Make Their Own Opportunities

How many people do you know that waste the potential waiting for that big break? The best female leaders didn’t wait in the shadows for their talent to be recognised - they created their own opportunities and moments to shine. There’s nothing unfeminine about claiming the credit for your hard-won achievements, so find a way to overcome that inner voice of doubt and be openly proud of your wins in life. Learn the art of communicating success to others in a positive way. You are your own best PR, and if you want higher-ups to take notice, you must overcome any reserve you have and get that message across.

They Know Themselves

It may sound trite, but truly having a clear-sighted awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses is the bedrock of success for female leaders. Make seeking out feedback an ongoing process in your career - both from those above and below. Learn how to take on board criticism and profit from it without getting tied up in emotional responses. Seek out mentors who impress you and ask openly for their guidance- most will be happy to help and you may identify an invaluable source of advice and support.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Why Go For Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a substance that is naturally found in the cartilage of the joints in the body. It is made up of proteins and sugars that are bound together and works to protect the body from shocks so that it is possible to move around without pain. As you age, this natural substance may begin to break down, resulting in discomfort or pain in the joints and muscles. If you are health conscious or worried about aches and pains in a specific joint, you may want to buy glucosamine online. Fortunately, it’s easily available and is very affordable.

There are different salt forms of glucosamine that you can take as a natural supplement. They include the following:

Glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl)
Glucosamine sulfate, which absorbs better than the other types and is the most popular and commonly used form of glucosamine
N-acetyl glucosamine

Glucosamine is the most commonly taken supplement among adults that isn’t a vitamin or mineral. It is frequently made with shellfish and can also be naturally found within the external shells of various shellfish. However, it can also be made in a lab.

Why is Glucosamine Used?

People take glucosamine for specific medical conditions to ease their symptoms. In most cases, it can be taken by individuals who suffer from osteoarthritis as a way to ease the pain and discomfort of the condition.

Osteoarthritis is a medical condition that occurs when the cartilage gradually breaks down in the body. Usually, it strikes a person’s knees, but in any case, it results in joint pain, stiffness and general discomfort. Taking glucosamine supplements can help people with the condition to find relief as it replaces the glucosamine that otherwise would naturally be found in their joints. It allows the individual to move around better with less pain.

However, although glucosamine can help reduce knee pain in people with osteoarthritis, it is not as effective in certain individuals, including the following:

People who are overweight
People who have suffered from osteoarthritis long term
Individuals who are overweight

In addition to osteoarthritis of the knee, glucosamine has been shown to be effective at relieving the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis of the spine or hip and arthritis associated with TMJ in the jaw.

What Other Benefits Does Glucosamine Offer?

In addition to helping to ease the pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis, taking glucosamine has several other benefits. They include the following:

Anti-Inflammatory Agent: Glucosamine works well to stop the production of inflammation, which makes it good for treating medical conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Reduces Risk of Lung Cancer: Because of its anti-inflammatory abilities, glucosamine has been shown to reduce a person’s risk of lung cancer by 51 percent.
Suppresses the Formation of Fat Accumulation: Glucosamine can stop the formation of fat accumulation by infiltrating the atherosclerotic lesion. Its anti-inflammatory properties work against the accumulation of fat.
Antioxidant: Glucosamine is an antioxidant, which means it can protect the body’s cells in a variety of ways.
Beneficial to the Skin: Glucosamine has a number of beneficial effects on the skin and its cells. It can help to hydrate the skin, speed up the healing of wounds and decrease wrinkles. It can even inhibit melanin production and fight against hyperpigmentation disorders.

Overall, glucosamine is an essential component for the human body. It can offer all of these advantages and keep your body running like a well-oiled machine.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Binibining Pilipinas 2018

As of this typing I am trying my best not to fall asleep so I opt to make an update while watching delayed telecast of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 in ABS-CBN.

I have witnessed the announcement of special awards earlier. Binibining 20 Catriona bagged most of the awards. I am already expecting it. Why not? She is a total package of a beauty queen.

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Beautiful isn't? 

A little bit sad though as Leyte representative Samantha Avestruz didnt make it to top 25. Good thing Binibining 4 Ana Patricia Asturias made to top 25. 

The Winners: 

The winners:

Miss Universe Philippines 2018 
Bb #20 Catriona Gray
Bb. Pilipinas International 2018 
Bb #17 Maria Ahtisa Manalo
Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 
Bb  #38 Karen Gallman
Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2018 
Bb #31 Jehza Mae Huelar
Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2018 
Bb #32 Eva Patalinjug
Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2018 
Bb #19 Michele Gumabao
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 1st Runner-Up 
Bb #1 Vickie Rushton
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 2nd Runner-Up 
Bb #14 Samantha Bernardo

Top 15:

#38 Karen Gallman
#3 Muriel Orais
#21 Anjame Magbitang
#26 Wynonah Buot
#14 Samantha Bernardo
#15 Juliana Kapeundl
#31 Jehza Huelar
#35 Sandra Lemonon
#11 Aya Abesamis
#17 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo
#24 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
#1 Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton
#19 Michele Gumabao
#20 Catriona Gray
#32 Eva Patalinjug

Top 25:

#3 Muriel Orais
#31 Jehza Huelar
#17 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo
#32 Eva Patalinjug
#13 Kristie Rose Cequeña
#7 Sigrid Grace Flores
#35 Sandra Lemonon
#10 Kayesha Chua
#26 Wynonah Buot
#15 Juliana Kapeundl
#21 Anjame Magbitang
#4 Ana Patricia Asturias
#23 Ena Velasco
#20 Catriona Gray
#39 Trixia Marie Maraña
#14 Samantha Bernardo
#1 Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton
#9 Agatha Romero
#24 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
#34 Mary Joy de Castro
#11 Aya Abesamis
#38 Karen Gallman
#8 Shane Quintana Tormes
#19 Michele Gumabao
#37 Patrizia Garcia

Saturday, March 17, 2018

How To Choose A Perfect Rug

Rugs are extremely versatile and are used in homes and businesses.. They don’t always have to go on your floor. Instead, they can act as wall art. As you shop arts and crafts style rugs, there are some considerations to make.

Size
Just as you would measure a wall for a photo frame or any kind of art canvas, you need to do the same for rugs. Area rugs come in a variety of sizes, ensuring you are able to get the wall covered that you desire. Depending upon the overall aesthetic you are trying to achieve for the room, you may want to hang one large one to cover a large expanse or you may want to have several small rugs along the wall. The best thing to do is measure the wall so that you know the amount of space you have to work with.

Colors
A variety of colors are available in rugs. You need to decide whether you want to have neutral colors incorporated or if you want to make a bold statement. Consider the various details already in the room, including floor coloring, furnishings, and wall color. This will make it easier for you to coordinate effectively with a rug you wish to use for wall art.

Overall Style
Review the styles to ensure that your personality shines through. Solid colors, Aztec designs, florals, and more are available. The patterns and styles will have an impact on what the feel of the room is, so you need to choose carefully.

Adding art to walls can change the entire dynamic of a room. By taking the time to consider the details, you can choose the best rug to serve as wall art. You will then want to go through the same process for every room you wish to use rugs.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Finding a Company to Make Custom Tiles

Are you thinking about putting new tiles on your bathroom walls or floor? If this is the case, you will need to find a company that has a great deal of experience when it comes to creating custom tiles. There are many companies that make tiles according to the specifications of their customers. However, you need to be very careful which company you hire for this job. You will discover that the quality of these tiles can be very different depending on the company that made them. Therefore, you should be patient and explore all of your options where tile companies are concerned. Look at many different samples in order to determine which one is the best. Here is how you can locate a good custom tile manufacturer.

1. Take a look at a few home and garden shows.

It is very common for custom tile companies to display their products at various home and garden shows. Therefore, you would be wise to pay a visit to a few of these shows. You will be able to talk to the people who work for the various tile companies. Ask them questions about their products. Find out what tile designs they are capable of making. This will help you to determine which companies will be able to make the specific type of custom ceramic tiles that you are looking for.

2. Check out the bathrooms of your friends who have recently had new tile installed.

You might be able to get the names of a few good custom tile companies by talking to your friends and other people you know. Find out which people in your life have had tile recently installed in their bathroom. What company made the tile? How much did they pay for it? Are they happy with the quality?

3. Call a few bathroom remodeling contractors in your area.

It makes sense that people who remodel bathrooms for a living will have a good idea about the companies make high quality custom tiles. Talk to the contractors in your area and get some recommendations from them.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

How To Take Care Your Air Condition

Your AC in Florida runs often because of the high temperatures. It's important that you take advantage of the air conditioning companies Bradenton has to offer. It will ensure you're taking care of your HVAC system throughout the year. Various services can keep your unit running more effectively.

Routine Maintenance
One of the most important aspects of caring for your unit is routine maintenance. An HVAC technician can come out to your home to check on the functionality of your unit. If there are issues, they can be caught early. The technician can also inspect the unit, clean the ducts, and recharge your freon if it's necessary. Thermostat settings can be adjusted as well. With regular maintenance, your unit can last longer. The added benefit is that it may be more energy efficient, too.

UV Light Treatment
It's possible to have a UV light installed on your unit. In Florida, units will often develop mildew because of the added humidity. The UV light can kill that, keeping your AC lines cleaner. It will also lead to better health for your family because of eliminating any mildew that could otherwise be in the air.

Repairs
It's common to need repairs on your unit from time to time. While you might not want to spend the money, it's best to address issues before they have a chance to grow into even bigger problems. Bigger problems often means spending more money. If you can make a repair to prolong the need to replace a unit, it will be more affordable for you.

Your AC needs to be kept in good condition, especially because of where you live. You can often avoid downtime of your unit by having it serviced regularly. A technician can be scheduled in no time so that your system can be checked out.

3 Ways To Use Plants To Create Privacy in Your Yard

Being able to sit out in your garden when the weather is good, can be so relaxing. But if your garden is overlooked, then having the neighbors watching you, or being able to see their yard, can be less than pleasant. And many modern homes are being built pretty close together, so finding a garden that isn’t overlooked can be quite tricky. And while fences are an obvious choice for creating boundaries and blocking views, they aren’t always going to be a practical option, and can leave your space feeling quite hidden. It can also draw your eyes to them and the thing that you’re trying to hide out of sight, rather than work as a distraction.

So instead, have you considered what a difference plants and shrubs can make to the privacy of your garden? In many ways it can make the space look much more enclosed, as well as much more aesthetically pleasing. So here are some ways that you can make the plants work better for your privacy in your yard.


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Do Your Research 

It pays to take some time to plan out the plants and shrubs that you will use. Avoid just going to a garden center or nursery and picking out any old plant that you like the look of. Some plants will need direct sunlight the whole time, which won’t be possible if you’re needing it for privacy in a shaded area of the garden. Talk to experts in the store and ask them what works best for you and your local climate. You don’t want to spend lots of money on something like a podocarpus hedge only to find out that it needs a warmer climate than you regularly have. Think about how all of the plants will look too; what works and looks good together?

Layer with Plants

It is a good idea to choose a range of plants to help you create some privacy. But it can be a bad idea to simply put them all in, all the same shape and size, and just leave them there. It can create privacy, but it can make it look pretty dull. For a natural look, choose different sizes and shapes, and layer the plants in rows. Stagger them, for example, have a few evergreen plants, then some deciduous shrubs, and then a couple of perennial grasses to use as a border. It will give different textures and colors, as well as creating a natural looking border with depth.

Consider Going Vertical

 If your outdoor space is pretty small, but you still need to think about privacy, then have you ever considered using plants in a vertical way? Using raised flower beds or climbing plants means that you can make the space private, but without taking up more or even any, floor space. It can make your garden space look a lot more modern and stylish too.Have you got a garden or yard that is overlooked? How have you dealt with it? Let us know in the comments below.

39th Birthday

Honestly, before I could decide what will be my blog post is all about I had difficulty constructing the first sentence. I had to erased the sentence I made and start again but end up erasing again. Well, I actually have a lot of ideas in mind as of this typing but making them in words is just too difficult to do.

Anyway, yesterday marked my 39 years of existence. I don’t have any memory of celebrating my birthday with a blast. I remember few times dining out with my family but most of the time it is just like an ordinary day for me aside from adding one more year on my age. I have a lot of things to be thankful of. I may not have the material things that I have wish for but I have my family, my little big baby, a supportive boyfriend and friends that I have through ups and downs.  I thank the Almighty God for the gift of life and all the blessings that bestowed upon me and my family.


With the fambam
With the little big tot

Wishing for more birthdays, good health, peace of mind all the time…!! 😊😃😊👍
I wish I have a lot of photos to share but unfortunately my phone’s camera is broke after my cousin accidentally fell my phone on the floor. So yeah, if I could have one more wish it would be a good mobile phone with a good camera. Aside from using my phone as my means of communication I also used it as my camera, blogging buddy and etc. And I wish to have it soon.. hahahaha… hoping the boyfriend can read this blog post and grant my wish.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Giving Your Paycheck The Boost It Deserves

We work so hard to ensure that we can have the lovely things in life, but we are all aware that often we can feel stifled by our paychecks. In some circumstances, there is no room to improve them, and what comes and goes out remains the same month in month out. But does it have to be this way? Working hard can only get you so far and often improving your current situation and thinking outside of the box could see you boosting your paycheck for the better. I wanted to share with you some of the ways you can do it.


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Work on your current outgoings and reduce them

One of the first things you can do is work on your current financial situation and take a long hard look at your outgoings. One of the biggest outgoings people can have is to debt, but once managed correctly you could see a big reduction in your bills and even manage to pay it off in full. A good point to start with would be to check your credit score, so that you are aware of your options. There is a myfico review online that could prove useful and informative to check out your rating and see how well you score. Knowing your options could see you consolidating debts into one manageable and cheaper payment, improving your disposable income. Other areas to look at would be to see if you are paying too much for things like food and energy, where with some changes to your habits, could see you reduce the bills.

Could your unwanted things boost your income? 

Maybe you have some things stored away that you no longer need, clothes that don’t fit anymore, or just items around your home you no longer need to want, then maybe there is money to be made from them. Uploading them onto selling platforms like eBay could see you sell them and minimise your home, and make some money in the process. If you don’t want it, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t get the use out of it. There are plenty of guides on how to sell on selling platforms if you are unsure where to start.

Is your spare time the answer to more income? 

We all have some time in our day which could be put to better use, evenings where you are watching TV, weekends when you have no plans. So why not make the ompst of the time you have? A great tip would be to take advantage of websites where you can make some extra income such as filling out surveys online or even performing mystery shops online or in person. They can really add to your income and help you boost what you have to spend and save.

Will your hobby earn you money?

Finally, you may have a hobby that you could turn into a money maker. People with blogs or where you make things have gone on to sell advertising or their products successfully. This could even become your full time job if you work hard enough to create a business from something you love and enjoy doing. I hope that these tips help you to boost your paycheck.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How to Find Out if You Have Bed Bugs in Your Home

Once thought of as pests found in dirty homes and buildings, bed bugs now exist in locations all around the world. You can pick up these pests when staying in a four-star hotel or when you bring home some new clothing from the store. The bugs can stick to the bottom of your purse, sneak inside your suitcase or hide inside clothing and toys that you bring home. As the bugs are so small, you may not even know you have any in your home. There are some things you can do to check your home for a bed bug infestation though.

Do a Skin Check

Bed bugs feed off humans and use their blood as food. As the bugs generally only attack late at night though, you might not know that you have a problem on your hands. When you wake up in the morning, check your skin for any unexplained scratches or red spots. Bed bug bits can turn bright red or to a light pink and often cause some swelling. If you see scratch marks or blood, it might indicate that you scratched the bite because it itched while you were asleep.

Inspect Around Your Bed

Now is the time to remove all your linens and bedding. Check both the mattress and the box spring or your foundation for any dark red, brown or black marks that are signs of the bugs shedding their skins and defecating on your bed. Look around any of the decorations on your headboard and behind the headboard too. The bugs can flatten their bodies and crawl inside those decorations. It's helpful to look at the drawer on your nightstand, around the baseboards in the room and even inside your outlets and light switches.

Call in the Experts

If you still think you have bed bugs but can't detect those bugs for yourself, it's time to call in a pest control Prince Frederick MD specialist to check your home for you. These specialists understand that the bugs usually sleep during the day and come in at night, but they know exactly where to look and where to check for the bugs. They also know what treatment methods are best and can recommend the best way of treating your home. With expert help, a skin check and a full inspection, you can find out if you have a bed bug infestation in your home.