My family has created many traditions through the years. This is mainly due to our mother. She has always been the kind of person that likes to entertain and likes to have her family close at hand. She
At some point in your life you've probably heard the expression "working for the man." This basically refers to what most people do each and every day. You go to work for a major company of industry of
One of the great things about quilt making is that there are so many different ways to do it. When people ask me how to make a quilt, I always tell them that there is more than one way to go about it.
For anyone interested in the movies, Hollywood is the place to go. There are studios to tour and celebrity homes to view. The famous sign in the hills welcomes visitors to the most significant entertainment
I have recently noticed that even though there are many sites online that offer great hotel rates, each hotel stay has gotten more and more expensive. I often choose to pay the regular rate because many
The River Hudson waterfront is an interesting place from a historical point of view. It has also seen the benefit of modern re-development and the Hyatt Regency hotel in New Jersey is a part of that. Built
Your view of what horse shoes are for may very well have to do with how and where you grew up. Some think of them as something that goes on a horse, which of course is their true use, but there are other
Have you ever considered a different career path than the one you chose? It's okay if you have. This is something virtually everyone does at some point or another in their lives. It's perfectly natural
It is amazing to me the amount of money people will spend on their pets. I am a pet owner. We have two dogs and two cats. The dogs are my husband’s the cats are mine. It costs a great deal of money to
In the last twenty-some years, we've all started to pay more attention to our health. We've come to realize that what we eat and some poor lifestyle habits, play a significant role in many conditions,
Whether a novice or an experienced fishing fan, one of the best places to enjoy the sport is in the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii fishing involves every kind of fishing against a backdrop of spectacular scenery.
San Francisco California is beautiful, but sometimes I need a little trip outside of the city limits to relax and unwind. One of the great things about the San Francisco bay is that there are so many places
Although the economy has gotten more difficult, there are still plenty of jobs for college graduates out there. You just have to keep on your toes, keep a healthy and positive outlook, and work as hard
Products and services have to find customers in a fiercely competitive market. Large corporations have large advertising budgets and big marketing teams but small businesses may only have a small budget
Our skin is our biggest organ, and it is also the one that is most visible. We don’t often think of it as an organ, but rather, what people see when they look at us. We also think of it as something
HOW TO GET A STORY PUBLISHED Any writer will tell you how thrilling it is to see your name on a byline with your first published piece. They'll also usually tell you it took quite a while to get that
You long time writers with a novel - or two or three - under your belt know the stressful, harrowing and sometimes disappointing process of finding an agent and submitting your work to the big five publishers.
Now that gas is almost three dollars or more a gallon, people will do anything to see some gas mileage improvement when they drive long ways from home. However, it is starting to hurt just driving back
Garlic supplements have become increasingly popular over the past several years. The ancients knew of garlic's powerful infection-fighting properties. Nostradamus, the famous 16th century seer and physician,
More and more people are turning to complementary medicine and organic, whole foods. A healthy diet and exercise can help to ward off stress related illness. The Garden of Life product range promotes good
Whether you've just caught the gardening bug or have taught generations of fellow gardeners how to plow and harvest, you probably have scoped out the dozens of gardening magazines on the rack more than
There are many things that can go wrong with your car or truck, and some of those can be avoided. One of the things that you have control over are the types and kinds of fluids that you put into your vehicle.
Everyone wants to eat a healthier diet. We’ve all been warned of the possible outcome if our daily menu plan consists of fast food and soda. Regardless of how young you are, this way of eating will eventually
I used to think that the idea of changing your eye color was silly and vain. I have always believed that, in general, you should be happy with what God gave you. Sure, if you have some kind of incurable
John C. Fremont was an American military officer, a senator opposed to the slave trade and an explorer, who gave his name to the city of Fremont ca. Today, the city has a cosmopolitan population and is
You've been drawing and painting since you were a kid, just for the pleasure you derive from the activity. All of your friends and family tell you that you should try selling some of your work. Perhaps
If you've recently discovered that you have a new child on the way, then you're probably going to go through a mix of emotions. At first, there will be the sheer joy and excitement of knowing that you're
Do you know that proper food storage is essential to the well-being of everyone in your household? A little knowledge on the basics of successful food storage keeps your family safe and helps you make
Many of us have our plates full, so to speak, with a merry-go-round of tasks and activities that keep us on the run. Sometimes it's easy to forget that a proper diet is necessary to keep us going. Each
I have recently noticed more of an emphasis on natural foods in my local grocery store. They have recently expanded this section of the store. You can find more organic items than ever before, and many
Through my present job, as a case manager for people in supportive housing, I need to by supplies for the apartments that my company manages. Supportive housing is for individuals that are homeless and
If you are like me, you may wonder if you are doing enough for your kids before they enter school. Even after they start, you are aware that you have to be able to help them learn. Children are getting
When you are looking to get into shape, you have a lot of options. Some prefer to walk around their neighborhood, or to buy something they can use in their home. Others like to find fitness centers so
Times are a changing. This is plain and clear when you consider all of the advancements and changes that occur each year. Take cell phones, video game graphics, movies, PDAs and computers for a few examples.
You may only have to file taxes once a year, but there are times when you need to think about it all throughout the year. If you have your taxes taken out of each check, and you just have to file a simple
Although I work at a regular 9-5 desk job, I've always dreamed of being a published writer. I've got numerous story ideas floating around in my head, and I've even committed some to paper in my spare time.
There are many great jobs out there, and some have a yen to do something that they think is very important. While not everyone can be a doctor or save the planet, you can find federal jobs that help in
My mother used to call fear anxiety and depression the unholy Trinity. Although she was being melodramatic when she said it, it held a lot of truth for her. She always had some of the symptoms of anxiety
It goes without saying that countless individuals, male and female, young and old, want to test the waters of modeling. Maybe it's high fashion, maybe it's swimsuit and maybe it's commercial print. Regardless,
You may never have to have any type of vision correction, and if that is the case for you, you are indeed lucky. If you do have problems with your vision, it is important that you take the time to get