Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to Make a Hurricane Disaster Supply Kit

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The latest weather reports about Hurricane Irene have residents on the East Coast thinking about disaster prevention. Nursing homes have already been evacuated, flights cancelled, and baseball games delayed. In order to better help those in the “eye of the storm”, here are some Hurricane plan items from the National Hurricane Center that you should know about:Develop a Family Plan, Create a Disaster Supply Kit, Have a Place to Go, Secure your Home, and Have a Pet Plan. Something that can’t be ignored is evacuation. If you …

A Big Week For Reality Show Hairstyles and Hat Sightings

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With all of the talk this past week about Kim Kardashian’s wedding hairstyle and budget, other Reality Show personalities were out and about with other issues weighing their pretty heads. How about that wedding hairstyle? She did not wear her usual “flawless feathered” look at all. In fact, her luscious black tresses were pulled back in a slick bun. Classic and beautiful. While all of this was happening on the West side of the US, some other Reality Show personalities were spotted in trendy hats on the …

How to Get Kids Excited About School This Summer

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The signs of summer ending are nowhere in sight. However, the signs for Back-to-School sales and new fashions are everywhere. There is another very important part of Back-to-School. It is not about the Justin Bieber folder or Cars 2 pencil case. Getting kids ready for what they will be learning about in school this coming year is a top priority. How is this possible with smells of suntan lotion and days at the pool on the agenda? The good news is that somebody has thought of this …

How To Shop For A Backpack This Back-to-School Season

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While summer is still very much in the air, back-to-school advertisements are everywhere. Whether you are shopping for pre-school or post-grad, there are more than enough resources to choose from. Is it all about style? Durability? Price? Already scratching your head in frustration? That is exactly why help is available on this very topic. Consumer Reports has compiled back-to-school backpack shopping guide. Here are some hints and tips that you can find in this very helpful guide. You won’t want to leave home without Consumer Reports backpack …

How to Host a Party and Save Money

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In our world of instant messaging, tweets, and status updates, it is no surprise that we know about our friends than ever before. For better or worse, we now know when our friends’ celebrate almost everything. From their dogs birthday, to the anniversary of their car. With more of this knowledge in the palms of our hands, celebrating and party planning are an addition to our already slim spending waistline. According to Andrea Woroch, a consumer and money-saving expert for Kinoli Inc, it is possible to create …

How to Keep Your Hair Looking Neat in the Summer Heat

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This summer has had some of the hottest and humid days in history. Even on those hot and humid days, hairstyles need to stand-up to the heat and look “neat”. Nobody wants to show-up to a business meeting or luncheon with frizzy hair. Is it possible to “beat the heat” and have great looking hair this summer? Santa Monica-based American Beauty Hair Salon owner, expert colorist and inventor of the Ferrum Professional Styler Barbara Abbasi has shared three perfect summer styling tips. Who is the women …

Cheap Ways To Have a Wedding Rich with Creativity

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Something old and something new are not necessarily the plans of today’s bride and groom. The approach to the typical wedding day have been infused with a personal touch that incorparetes culture, personality, and fun! Not feeling so creative? Tight on time and a budget? Weddings expert Cara Davis is the author of Cheap Ways to Tie the Knot and blogs from her home in Orlando, FL, about cheap ways to spend and save at CheapWaysTo.com. Here are eight alternative wedding trends that she has to …

How to Keep Kids Happy Indoors on a Hot or Rainy Afternoon

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This summer has brought vacationers some of the hottest temperatures in a very long time. Days like this have folks wishing for a nice downpour to cool things offf. Whether things are hot or rainy outside, these weather conditions will keep families inside. What to do with kids to keep them happy indoors during the heat and rain this summer? Here is a list of some ideas to keep the rain away and the fun inside.

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