2014

Designing A Banner For The Correct Audience: Banner Design Tips

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If you want to make a statement, banners large and small are a  fantastic way to  say “congratulations,” “welcome home,” or “eat here!” For business or commercial, home or personal, if you need to make a statement, then there’s a banner (and an audience for that): Capture the Audience Basically, a banner is to catch your audience. You may need to reach thousands of people a day or maybe just a few.…

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Creative Gifts To Get Your Father-In-Law This Holiday Season

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The holidays are just around the corner, and spouses everywhere are wondering what to get for their hard-to-shop for father-in-laws. These ideas are creative, funny, and sure to make a great impression at the next family event.  Character Cufflinks  Who said cufflinks had to be classy and boring? Character cufflinks bring your father-in-law’s favorite fictional characters to life in a wearable jewelry, perfect for weddings, work and holiday events. Character cufflinks come in all types, from comic book personas to book characters to movie stars.…

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Top 3 Funky Carpet Trends

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Long gone are the days of boring, beige, wall to wall carpeting. In recent years there has been an influx of carpeting choices ranging from the mildly altered to the truly individual. If you’re looking to modernize a room, experimenting with these 3 funky carpet trends is a surefire way to drastically enhance any space. Choose A Bold Color When choosing flooring for a home, most people will lean toward the traditional route of neutral colored carpeting.…

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What You Need To Know About Using A Rooftop Garden To Insulate Your Home

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Growing your own garden can be a rewarding pastime that adds beauty and value to your property. The right location for a garden can also add insulation to your home. Rooftop gardens have myriad benefits for the environment, and they can drive down your home heating and cooling costs as well. Although the initial cost of installation can be high, a rooftop garden can reduce your daily energy demands by over 75%.…

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A Guide To Being Proactive In Planning Your Funeral

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You had nothing much to do with your entry into the world, but you can help manage how you exit it. Pre-funeral planning gives you the ability to specify how you want people to remember you after you have passed away. It also takes the burden of making those decisions from family and loved ones who are dealing with their own grief at your loss. Here are the most important areas of your funeral planning that you can address while you are able to make these decisions.…

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Get Your Head--And Your Devices--Into The Cloud: 4 Ways To Use Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing allows you to store computer resources such as files and programs remotely, so that you can access them from any location, using any compatible device. A variety of consumer cloud products and services are available, and you can use many of them for free. Although storing documents is probably the most common use–uploading work files to the cloud, for example, and working on them at home–it’s definitely not the only one.…

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Creative Ways To Contain Your Loved Ones Ashes After Cremation

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In comparison to traditional burial methods, cremation allows for you to have more flexibility with their loved one’s remains. There is never a need to worry that leaving a location would mean leaving your loved one’s final resting place behind, and many feel a sense of comfort with knowing they have their loved one with them at all times. With cremation being such a popular choice for many family members, more innovative ways to contain the ashes after death are surfacing across the country.…

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