The Perfect Tent for Us

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March 14, 2017
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My wife and I had never been camping before, but it was something that we both wanted to try. We are both adventurous, so it didn’t bother us for both of us to be newbies to the idea. We decided to just go for it one weekend, and we wrote out a list of everything that we would have to buy. The list was quite short actually, because we had most of the items already. We did need to buy a tent though. We looked at quite a few, and we finally settled on getting the Mountainsmith Morrison 2 person tent.

I know that there are tents that are a lot bigger out there, but we did not need one that is huge. We only planned on spending sleeping time inside the tent. During our waking hours, we wanted to be out and about, enjoying the campsite and meeting new friends. This tent is no slouch by any means.

People Like Gifts from the Restaurant

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January 1, 2017
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Running a restaurant in Singapore is a serious endeavor. There are so many places to eat. That’s why I looked online for corporate gifts in Singapore as a way to get an edge on my competitors. My industry is rather cutthroat and it’s easy to get run over by your competition. I thought if I could get the word out about my establishment, I might get a few more regular customers. I don’t have the budget for big radio or television advertising buys, so getting some type of trinket that I could give away, a trinket with our name and maybe our address on it, might help get our name recognized.

I wasn’t interested in pens. We buy pens by the box and people accidentally take them anyway. Plus a pen isn’t something you associate with a restaurant. I wanted something more specific.

I Had Acne Scars on My Face

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January 1, 2017
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I did a search not long ago for an acne scar treatment in Singapore. I was not sure if there would be anything available, but my reasoning was good anyway. I figured if they can put a man on the moon, and if they can give a one legged man the ability to walk again, then there should be something for people like me who had hideous acne scars on our faces. I know that some people may think that is comparing apples and oranges as far as priorities are concerned, but I can guarantee you that not a single person with acne scars feel that way.

While everyone can see the scars on the outside, very few know about the internal scars. We live in society where people are just flat out cruel, and anyone who looks even a little different is at the mercy of this society. I had acne really bad when I was younger, and it took a toll on my face.

How Did the Cave Men Do It?

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September 15, 2016
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This summer has been excruciatingly hot. I’ve been sweating so much I’m sure I have lost a lot of weight, my clothes seem to be just hanging loose on me. I’m certain that my house has turned into a Japanese Sauna. It’s time I look for HVAC installation in Manhattan, NY. I can’t take this heat anymore, as I’m sure I’m going to go crazy if I have to endure it much longer.

I want central air in my home, fans don’t do anything but move the hot air around which honestly doesn’t do anything to keep me cool. I stay at home all day long with my toddlers, and they complain constantly about being hot and sticky. The house smells like a sweat house, which is honestly really disgusting.

Ants Had Infested and Ruined Our Maple Tree

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July 13, 2016
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I came home form work the other day and saw thousands and thousands of ants at the base of a tree that is next to the sidewalk leading up to our house. It is an old Maple that has given us much joy with its shade and seasonal colors. I called a tree service in Brooklyn NY to come out and see why there were so many ants.

It turns out that they were an ant species that was ruining the tree. We were going to have it treated by an exterminator, but the drilling of core samples revealed that it was damaged beyond saving from the inside. I asked how the tree could look so healthy and be in such bad shape. The company that provides the tree service in Brooklyn NY told me that the nutrients that feed the leaves and growth travels just under the bark. The inner part of the tree is supposed to be solid wood. The tree had big hollow spaces compromising its structural integrity.

We had to have the tree cut down and the stump removed.

Moving Across the Globe to Open a Business is Working Well for Me

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January 1, 2017
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When I decided to start consulting as a business choice, I was able to stay on top of whatever I needed to on my own at first. But as time went buy, I began getting a lot more business so I now rely on some corporate secretarial services for Singapore business owners that will help me keep everything organized so that I can stay on top of things. I really want my business to make it, and because I think I will be living here for many years, it is important that I make sure my business makes it.

I never thought I would be both living and working in another country. I was always very close to my family. I adored my parents. I always lived in the same small town near them. My siblings lived no more than just a couple of towns away. We always made sure that we got together whenever possible for family dinners and general events. We would even show up to one another’s homes on the weekends to watch movies together.

Businesses Need to Get Online or Face the Real Possibility of Going out of Business

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August 10, 2016
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I remember years ago when we decided to put our business online. We wanted to take advantage of whatever the new medium of the Internet would offer as far as generating revenue. Back then, I had an employee who had built computers from kits in the early days of personal computing, and she was savvy with the new HTML that the World Wide Web was being built on. Selling online back then still required customers call or send a check. It was like fancy mail order. Now we use a marketing company in Thailand to manage our web presence and domains.

Years ago the online sales did not even account for one percent of the total revenue. Now the online sales are more than 50 percent of our revenue. I do not know about other industries that are similar to ours, but I do know we are planning for a future that has less brick and mortar stores and more online sales. It is just based on customer preference. They find it easier to use a credit card and point and click to buy.

Replacement for T8 Tube Lightbulbs

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June 6, 2016
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I am going through he process of replacing a lot of the light bulbs in the house, in order to upgrade to LED lights, which use less power and also last for a long time. One of the last things on my list of light bulbs to look for are LED t8 tube bulbs and I hope that I can find them at a reasonable price. I do not think that they have made light bulbs of this type in a LED variety for very long, and so that is the main reason why I am worried that they might be kind of expensive.

However, overall, the price of LED bulbs has gone down a lot over the past couple of years.

Uses for Common Garden Flowers

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June 2, 2016
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I have been trying to learn about some of the homeopathic and medicinal qualities of some fairly typical garden plants, and flowers, to try to learn more about how to live healthy, and improve my quality of life. I am going to try to learn as much as I can, but I am starting with learning about flowers that are in my garden. So I am reading about Borage uses right now, because that is one of the first things on my list to learn about.

What I did was I went through my garden, and tried to figure out what each plant was. I had to do some research on some of them to figure it out, but I already knew what the majority of the plants were. So after I figured out what they all were, then I made a list of all of the plants and sorted it alphabetically.

How to Drive New Customers to You

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January 30, 2016
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Sometimes you just need a printer in Brisbane for your marketing campaign. It’s easy to forget about the physical world when we have so much focus aimed toward the digital one. With a Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr campaign bringing in plenty of new customers sometimes we just forget that the real world can bring in just as many new customers as a digital one can. It’s a different technique and one that millenials have forgotten to utilize. When starting your own business is accompanied by an overwhelming sense of ease thanks to the distinct lack of needing a physical space, it’s no wonder that those without any marketing experience are going to skip out on the physical world.

My Boys and I Have Found a New Way to Spend Time Together

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January 29, 2016
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I was never any good at sports back in school. If you have ever seen a TV show where they show’s writers joke around by making a character on the show be the last one to be picked for a team sport, I was that kid in real life. It was pretty upsetting when I was just a little guy, but I soon learned that just because I am no good at sports does not mean I need to actually play them. I love watching them and observing. I ended up buying Madden 16 and a gaming console to play it on. I had never done this before and wondered if I would like it.

I purchased the game and set to play it on at a moving sale, so I did not have the usual instruction manual to use as I would have if I had purchased it new from a store.