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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Graduation Gift

As I mentioned in my previous post summer break is fast approaching. But before the summer break starts, Moving Up and Graduation Ceremony is being held. It is this time that some of the graduate if not all expect to get something from thier loved ones. For musically inclined person giving her/him something about music is a great idea. Like for example, guitar. As we all know guitar is being used by teenegers nowadays. And when it comes to guitar there is no other perfect place to checkout but online if you are busy checking it in traditional store. The orange block is one of the available instrument in the online store I bumped recently. Should you want to know more, you can click the link anytime. 9


rosemarie

Summer Break!

No doubt the little big tot is excited foe the summer break. Why not? He will have more time playing and watching TV.  Well, I guess its not only the kids who are execited because I admit I am as excited as the little big tot. The reason- I dont need to get up early to prepare breakfast. I am certain that all momshies out there is also excited to take a break from waking up very early on weekdays.

Anyways, this summer I am hoping for an out of town trip. I don't have plan on where to go just yet because I shall save first before starting to plan. Haist! If money is not a problem going somewhere is easier.


rosemarie

Sunday, March 12, 2017

When a Home Can Benefit Most From a Kitchen Renovation

There are affordable kitchen renovation projects that can be done right away to help increase the attractiveness, function and value of you home. Below are a few of the signs you need to start making plans to update and upgrade your kitchen space.


Placing the House On the Market

A complete kitchen renovation and upgrade is one sure way to get the maximum price for your home, if and when you decide to sell. No one wants to end up buying a house that will need a ton of upgrades. Adding contemporary cabinetry, appliances and providing plenty of storage make your home a much more attractive option.


Outdated Appliances

Mismatched colors with appliances and knowing they were purchased in the 1990's might signal that you need to consider updating to a more modern look. New appliances are all designed to be more energy-efficient than ever before. Over the life of owning the house, an investment in modern appliances will pay off huge in savings and performance.


Shabby Cabinetry

Cabinets that have missing doors, broken hardware and are worn and scratched can make the kitchen look ugly and uninviting. There are times that the cabinets are too far gone to simply slap a layer of new paint on and call it a day. There are cabinet sets that are easy to install and will completely change the look and function of your kitchen.


Lack of Storage

A kitchen can look and feel cluttered if there is a serious lack of storage space. There are many ways to incorporate more storage areas that are recessed, pull-out and in other ways out-of-the-way. You can add full pull-out pantries to stock food for an entire family, but not have it right under foot and in the way.


Outdated Electrical

If your plugs are cracked, broken, covers missing and old, you should replace them. Plugging items in to an older electrical outlet that is damaged can be a fire hazard. If having more than one or two things plugged kicks off the breaker, you might need a deeper electrical fix and upgrade.


Counters

Older counters that are bizarre colors, scratched and burned can drastically reduce the value of your home. You can go with a more contemporary stone that is durable and offers more space than what you have now.

Contact home imporvement specialists like www.renovationexperts.com/startproject.asp and begin planning affordable kitchen renovations.



rosemarie

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Company Growth 101: Simple Techniques That Can Optimize Success

If company growth is your objective for 2017, now is the time to implement simple techniques that will generate the desired outcome. Below you'll find just three of many strategies you can implement to make ongoing expansion a reality for your company:

1. Utilize Sales Services.

If you're serious about making your company increasingly successful, you should get serious about using professional sales services. By hiring manufacturers representatives from companies such as Saleslink, you can have a team of industry experts provide you with a wide range of dynamic services that optimize your conversion rates. There are typically a wide range of customized services that a sales firm might offer. Some of them could include field sales support and key account management. Before you hire a firm, be sure to do research on their background to ensure that they have a history of obtaining tangible results on behalf of their clients.

2. Optimize Your Internet Presence.

Another strategy you can implement to optimize your success with the company growth process is enhancing your internet presence. This strategy is beneficial for numerous reasons. First, it can help you obtain a global audience. Second, it will empower you to interface with your prospective clients in an immediate, organic way that will keep the public up to date regarding all of your important brand developments. Also keep in mind that there are likely many members of your target market who have not been exposed to your brand through your traditional advertising methodologies. By utilizing digital advertising techniques, you will likely be able to connect with people that haven't heard of your product line in the offline realm.

The best way to develop or optimize your internet presence is by hiring a team of diligent, dedicated, dynamic digital specialists. These people will be able to implement multiple marketing techniques in tandem to ensure that your online image is appealing and eye-catching!

3. Read More Business Books. One final technique that can facilitate optimal company growth is reading more business . This strategy will ensure that you're continually accessing new ideas and strategies regarding how to increase sales, improve retention rates, etc. Some of the books you may want to consider reading include:
 Good To Great Who Moved My Cheese?
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

Don't Delay: Implement These Company Optimization Techniques Today!

If you're  ready to make success happen for your company in 2017, know that thinking strategically can help you realize your objective of ongoing expansion. Three techniques that can work wonders for you include utilizing sales services, optimizing your internet presence, and reading more business books!


rosemarie

Feeling Blessed!

Copied from my facebook wall.

Life has been so good to me and I truly could not ask for more. But since it my special day I am entitled to make a wish 😆😜, I wish to have an enduring spirit to surpass whatever life has to offer 👍💪👊, good health and a family of my own (ain't too late to wish for it..)👅😆😜 I thank the Almighty God for the give of life and all the blessings bestowed upon me. My family and friends for being with me through thick and thin. And of course to my ever supportive boyfriend for rocking my world 😍💘💋 I love you to the moon and back.. For all my family and friend who sent their birthday greetings through FB, messenger and sms thank you...thank you.. thank you... from the buttom of my heart.
I posted my thank you message in my facebook profile a day after my thank you. I may not have everything I wish for but I am thankful for everything I have.


rosemarie

Friday, February 24, 2017

Dog Owners Who Went To Extremes To Show Their Pets They Care

Practically everybody who owns a dog falls in love with them. Perhaps it’s their big, watery eyes that stare up at you lovingly all day long. Or maybe it’s the fact that they are loyal, almost to a fault. Whatever it is, there’s nothing we wouldn’t do for our dogs.

But for some people. Just taking care of a dog and making sure it has a nice life isn’t enough. They want to make their dogs into little Cleopatras, with all the pomp and ceremony that goes with it.

Daniela Forshaw

One dog owner living in Britain went to extreme measures to show her dog she cared. Daniela Forshaw a salon owner from a small town in Essex, decided that she was going to use her salon techniques on her dog, a poodle called Millan. Her dog is named after the world famous dog whisperer, Mexican-born, Cesar Millan. And now she has made pampering her dog a part of her daily routine.

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The first thing she did was set up a shed in her back garden that doubled as a dog beauty salon. She kitted it out with things like hair dryers, clothing racks, and grooming mirrors. Over time, she realized that she might be able to sell salon services to other dog owners and start up another business. Her idea worked, and now dozens of people visit her dog salon with their dogs every week to get them looking their best.

According to Nigel Baker, the CEO of the Pet Industry Foundation, pet grooming has really taken off. It’s now a multi-million dollar industry, and one that is growing and more and more people groom their dogs. It’s the sort of thing, he says, that is really taking off in certain hot spots and areas of the country, especially in places with newly wealthy people. Gayle Pruitt Gayle Pruitt is a nutritionist by trade. Like many people, she’s spent years trying to figure out what constitutes a healthy diet. But after getting a dog, she realized that very little attention had been paid to what makes dogs healthy. What's the best dog food, she wondered? According to an article in the NY Daily News, Pruitt began experimenting by preparing different meals for her dog. She soon found out that dogs actually have taste buds that are very similar to humans, meaning that what tastes good to us is usually what tastes good to dogs.

With this in mind, she began constructing a diet for her pet pooch. At first, she made food separately from her dog. But she soon realized that her dog would probably want to eat what she was eating anyway, and so she prepared meals for them to eat together. Now she eats real food with her dog every night of the week, and she doesn’t think there’s anything weird about it. According to Pruitt, this is always how humans and dogs have lived together. In the past dogs ate with their human owners - it was why they stuck around rather than finding food in the wild.

Now Pruitt has developed a range of recipes she thinks that dogs will love.


rosemarie

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ultimate Guidelines For Growing Your Own Veggies

Creating a vegetable garden and growing edibles outside and inside your home is a great activity for many different reasons.

It saves you money, first and foremost, and it’s a much healthier way of eating vegetables because you will be avoiding the chemicals and fertilizers that are present in store-bought goods.

Plus, it’s a fantastic activity to enjoy with the kids, who will marvel as they watch their veggies turn from seeds into edible treats. And for any mom who worries about their children being fussy eaters, growing vegetables can help with that, too.

The big question is, what’s the best way to get started? And how can busy moms with little time for anything manage to grow vegetables successfully? Read on to find out more as I reveal everything you need to know about growing veggies.

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Getting started

First of all, anyone can start growing veggies, and you don’t need to have a big garden to create a patch. In fact, you can even grow vegetables indoors, and things like tomatoes and herbs can thrive in the warmth of the home. And you’ll also give young seedlings a better chance of survival if you start their lives in a greenhouse or on a windowsill. Just remember one thing if you do plan on growing veggies indoors, it's the overall quality of the grow lights you use that can often make the difference if you don’t live in a warm climate. The idea is to reproduce the balance of the natural solar spectrum; tricking the veggies into thinking they are outside.

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What to grow

Some vegetables are much easier to grow than others, so when you are just starting out, it’s probably best to stick with the basics. Carrots, beets, onions and garlic are all relatively straightforward - and grow quickly indoors and out. Tomatoes are another great example, and when you are feeling a little more confident, you can move onto lettuces and spinach.

How much work is involved?

While you can grow many of the basics pretty much anywhere, there might be a little prep work involved before you get started. For example, if you have thin soil - less than a spade’s blade deep - it’s likely you will need to consider creating a raised bed just so your veggies can grow deep enough into the ground. Weeding is another big task, but again, it’s all about the prep. Pull out the weeds, and dig up their roots, and ensure a clean plot and clear garden before planting your veg. Finally, there will be some work protecting your plants from slugs and snails - the perennial enemy of many a gardener. Keep your ploy clean and tidy, and ensure you veggies are well away from long grasses or tall, dense plants that are likely to harbor mollusks. Finally, use slug pellets - most mollusks will avoid these like the plague, and it will stop them entering the vegetable patch.

So there you have it - an easy way to get started with growing veggies indoors and out. As with everything in life, it’s all about the preparation - get that right, and the growing part will be simple. Good luck with the veggies!


rosemarie

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Choosing The Right Home Office Furniture

Selecting furniture such as office desks for home depends on what you consider the most suitable for your work area. Believe it or not, the right furniture plays a role in your outlook and satisfaction when working in your own business or for someone else.

However, before you put too much energy in the appearance, there are other things to consider. Space, your budget and how much time you plan to spend in the office each day will determine what you choose. Although separate, each one is directly related to having the perfect home office.

Determine How Much Space You Have

An empty room looks bigger than it does when you begin adding furniture. Measure the space before buying pieces. Draw a diagram of where you would like to place each piece of office furniture. Overestimating or underestimating how much space you actually have will not help you find furniture that fits.

Additionally, measure the width of the doorway. Your office furniture will need to fit through the doorways. Some pieces, particularly desks, can be quite large.

Know How Much You Can Spend

Along with proper measurements for the space you have and the furniture you need, you should also decide on a budget before you go shopping online or at a local office furniture store. Think reasonable based on initial research on the average costs of furnishing a home office.

If you have a small amount to spend, focus on buying essentials for now. You can always add more pieces later as your budget allows. Essential furniture in most offices are a desk and chair. Look for high-quality pieces that will last.

Consider How Much Time You Will Spend in the Office

As you decide on a reasonable amount of money to spend, think about how much time you will actually spend in your new work space. If your business requires you meeting clients and you only expect to be in the office one or two hours a day, you may choose furniture that is stylish over comfortable.

This decision could change your budget because you may not want to spend too much money on furniture that is not used that often. If, however, you will be in the office for at least five hours every day, comfort and ease of use should be your guide in making furniture selections.

Working from home means you are working, so you want your environment to be as pleasant as possible. Make furniture choices that offers the style you want and the workspace you need to be productive.


rosemarie