Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Romantic Spring Shades! With Rimmel London and Sally Hansen

Let Rimmel London and Sally Hansen get you in the romantic spirit for Spring with beautiful shades of red and pink lip and nail colors! 
Why involve multiple bottles when a lightning-speed mani is at your fingertips? Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color’s newly upgraded 3-in-1 formula with built-in base and top coat offers shiny, extended wear in a single step. The new Insta-Dri is housed in an updated bottle adorned with a gorgeous new logo and comes complete with color-matched caps for a modern, sleek feel and easy shade navigation.
The revamped formula delivers an extra day of wear and chip resistance, so you can take that nail look to go - anywhere, anytime. With up to 33% longer wear and chip resistance, up to or almost 3x as many consumers preferred the new formula versus the former. Get ready on the go with Insta-Dri’s brush that covers in one stroke. One stroke, one coat, and you’re done!
Get ready for a bold, matte lip-look that stays on. Rimmel London introduces Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour, a new liquid lipstick with high-intensity color, a velvety matte finish and a long-lasting, comfortable wear. 

Monday, February 26, 2018

5 Things To Consider When Installing An aftermarket Car Audio System

All car enthusiasts love to have a great audio system in their ride. There is nothing better than listening to your favorite playlist as you cruise to your next destination. However, in all likelihood, your car did not come equipped with a great sound system and you may need to purchase a new one. There are many factors to consider at the time installing a new sound system and if you are willing to do it yourself, here are some things to have in mind to make it a successful project:

1. Care about your investment:
No matter what you are going to install, if it involves the electrical system of your car, you need to first examine the condition of the wiring. You need to check things like power liking, resistance, and amperage. The purpose of this is to prevent damage to your new device. If there is a variation of voltage or amperage, your new investment can get burned and your money will be wasted.

2. Make sure you have the correct tools:
One of the most important things when we are doing a project by ourselves, is making sure we have the right tools. These can help us to make the process easier and run smooth. It will also help to keep us safe and of course, to install our system properly. Good quality and professional tools will make your life a lot easier!

3. Know what you are installing:
Instructions provide us with the basics of installation but many people fail to read these guidelines. However, having in mind what you may have spent on the products, you may want to take the time to at least read some reviews online. You can use different websites and lists like, Rockford Fosgate cal reviews. Doing this will help you to know what you have to look for when running tests and which tools you will need during the installation.

4. Always be safe:
Once you have the knowledge, the results of the tests and all the tools you need, the next step is to start to install. The first and important step will be to disconnect the battery of the car. Don’t just pull each cable out, you have to follow a specific order (ground first and the hot wiring) and it is very important to do it in this way to prevent any short circuit or fire. On the same note, always run a test of each wire you will use or connect. Always check if you are connecting it to the right side and if it is hot (positive) or ground (negative).

5. Always check twice:
Once you finish the process, make sure that everything is well connected and wired. Check that all hot wires are isolated, so they can’t touch any ground cables and check all the fuses before you go ahead and plug the battery back in. A second look is never wasted time, as it helps to detect a missing step.
 

5 Reasons To Include Supplements Into Your Wellness Routine

Today's modern lifestyle has made it difficult for most people to get the necessary nutrients needed for proper functioning of the body. Whether it is a massage, yoga practice, a meal plan or work out that you have in your wellness routine, you can still include supplements.

Most people are torn between whether it is okay to use supplements and the types of supplements that are good for one's’ health. There are two kinds of supplements, natural and artificial supplements. 

Natural supplements come from food-based sources, making them readily absorbable by the body once consumed. Artificial supplements come from imitations of food sources and contain additional harmful products like additives, preservatives, and colorings. They are harmful to the body. Knowing the value of supplements will enable you to use them without worrying. Let’s look at reasons why you should include them in your wellness routine.

You are involved in physical exercises
If you tend to work out a lot, you need to increase your nutrient intake. The nutrients consumed from one’s daily diet are not enough for those that frequently exercise due to the consumption of energy reserves as one trains. Physical exercises and activities use up a lot of energy and high oxygen levels. People that attend training sessions have higher nutritional requirements and should train with supplements to boost their workout and recover their energy.

Promote tissue maintenance and repair
Tissues and body cells are always working to maintain the proper functioning of various body parts. As they get worn out, cell division takes place to produce new healthy tissues and cells. Minerals like calcium and vitamin D found in supplements aid in the repair and promotion of tissue growth as well as their maintenance so as to continuously have healthy functioning cells and general health state. 

Reduce aging effects
Human bodies have been formed to naturally absorb fewer nutrients as they age. The ability of the body to absorb nutrients lessens and the body turns to the nutrient reserves to use up what is stored. This, in turn, reduces the amount of Glucosamine in the body thinning the joints and affecting their normal functioning.

Supplements containing Glucosamine are a great alternative to maintaining a healthy cartilage and increasing joint flexibility. They also help in relieving pains and inflammations.

Prevent diseases
Picking out the right supplement regime can save you from diseases like cancer. Important vitamins like vitamin A and E are powerful antioxidants that effectively neutralize chemicals within the body that can cause damage when in large amounts. Although the consumption of certain foods and inhalation of certain harmful minerals often leads to some diseases, counteracting them with supplements reduces their effectiveness in the body.

Studies have shown vitamin supplements to moderate the amounts of antioxidants in the body. Other forms of multivitamins can also be used to prevent other health conditions such as heart conditions.

Ensure proper metabolism
Once ingested, food is broken down into various components and the nutrients absorbed. Vitamin B is essential in this process. Supplementing your meals with Vitamin B supplements also reduces vitamin deficiencies that cause skin disorders, anemia among other ailments.

Both nutritional and dietary supplements need to be taken with caution. Find out from your health care providers which supplements are good for your overall health.
 

Friday, February 23, 2018

This Heart Of Mine

About The Book:
Seventeen-year-old Leah MacKenzie is heartless. An artificial heart in a backpack is keeping her alive, which will only work for a few years. And with her rare blood type, a transplant isn’t likely. Living like you are dying isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. But when a heart becomes available, she’s given an amazing second chance at life. Then Leah discovers who the donor was - a boy from her school - and people are saying he killed himself. Plagued with unsettling dreams since the transplant, Leah realizes she may hold the clues to what really happened. Matt refuses to believe his twin killed himself. When Leah seeks him out, he learns they are both having similar dreams, and he’s certain it means something important. While unraveling the secrets of his brother’s final moments, Leah and Matt find each other and a love they are terrified to lose. But life and even new hearts don’t come with guarantees. Who knew that living took more courage than dying? This Heart of Mine is a haunting, poignant tale about living and dying, surviving grief, guilt, and heartache, while discovering love and hope.

About The Author:
C.C. Hunter is a pseudonym for award-winning romance author Christie Craig. She is lives in Tomball, Texas, where she’s at work on her next novel.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Key2BMe

Key2Bme was created to be a sweet little reminder that you hold the key to your happiness! With 55 designs available, they have keys to inspire, show your interests, and represent the influential people in your life. Clipped on a bag or key chain, it will be a long-lasting reminder to focus on the things that make you happy. Key2BMe thinks there are three keys (pun intended!) to being happy: Do what you enjoy. Make time for those you love. Follow your dreams. They also believe everyone should find ways to be happy now – not after this or that happens - but right now. If you keep saying, “I’ll be so happy when…” it will always be just out of reach. So they hope the keys serve as a daily affirmation to focus on finding happiness now.
Because their goal is to help spread happiness, they've found ways to keep costs really low so: Teams can afford to buy one for each athlete or performer as an expression of team unity. The keys can be used to thank volunteers, employees, coaches, teachers, neighbors, and friends. Personal trainers, professional speakers, business leaders, coaches, and teachers can use the keys to motivate and recognize. They can be used as a great add-on when you're giving cash as a gift for graduations, birthdays, confirmations, or anniversaries. They can be given as a nice little gift to wish someone good luck when they’re moving or starting a new job. Some of the customers even like to keep a few of the happiest keys on hand for that impromptu moment when they want to recognize someone for their great service or lift someone’s spirit. They offer free shipping every day on orders of all sizes. Every key comes with its own inspiring quote card and key ring in a little organza bag ready for gift-giving. So, you hold the key – unlock some happy today! 
Check it all out at Key2BMe on Facebook, as well as Key2BMe on Twitter.
 

Monday, February 19, 2018

PowerSquid

Unlike a power strip, the Accell PowerSquid power outlet arms can help prevent damage to a power plug of a connected device. In the case of sudden pull force on a connected device's power cord, the flexible arms bend to the direction of the pull. The flexible power outlet arms bend to accommodate pull force from most any direction.
To protect itself from damage, the PowerSquid will turn off if the devices plugged-in malfunction or if the total power drawn exceeds 1875 Watts. Simply remove any connected as needed to be under the 1875 Watt capacity and toggle the power switch to reset the circuit breaker. Durable and rugged enough to last a lifetime, Accell warrants the PowerSquid to be free from defects in material and workmanship to the original purchaser for the life of the product. Two-way wall mountable, the PowerSquid can easily mount to a wall to save space, to put out-of-sight or improved accessibility.
 
Check it all out at Accell on Facebook, as well as Accell on Twitter.


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The Feather Banner Advantage

There are a lot of different ways to advertise for your business, each with their own pros and cons. Advertising on television or radio is an effective way to get your message out to the masses, but it can become consuming to organize a commercial, and even more expensive to broadcast it. Mail and email can also be costly, and an inbox of spam can leave a bad impression with consumers. Moreover, both mass-advertising options can wind up going to people who are never going to buy your product.

Instant Impact
Feather banners can be an effective alternative to help inform customers about your product, while still being a safe investment. The cost of a banner is incredibly low when compared to other forms of advertising, and the right phrase or picture can be displayed for as long as you'd like without going out of date. Setting up banners right on your property has the benefit of reaching relevant consumers; when they see the sign, they will also see your building, quickly relating your sale to your company. There's no chance of confusion, and it's likely that they will visit the area again soon.

Straight to the Point
While feather banners do not offer the depth of information that might be in a commercial or a newsletter, they have their advantages in this category as well. The right sign can convey all of the important information to get a customer in the door; it shows the product they want, and where they can get it right now. Going to your store is no longer a chore, instead it becomes convenient. Moreover, a bright and flashy sign can sometimes be a better attention-grabber than just another commercial or email.

A Wealth of Uses
There are a wealth of great uses any business might find for a feather banner. They can make announcements for grand openings or sales in just a few simple words, clear to anyone who reads them. Feather banners can also list your products, what your business offers and what brands are supported by your company. There is a world of customization available for feather banners, available at highly affordable prices when compared to other forms of advertisement. It can be a lot easier to put up a good picture of your product than compose an entire commercial.

Whether or not a feather banner is right for your company can depend on a lot of factors. A high-visibility location and plenty of space go a long way towards optimizing your banners' exposure. But, feather banners are an excellent option to consider if you are looking for a quick and economical way to increase your business.
 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

How Do You Help Someone That is Grieving?

It is hard to know what to do when a friend loses a loved one. You want to help in some way, but it is hard to know what is right or wrong. Too often the fear of doing the wrong thing will keep you from doing anything at all. This is especially sad because those that are going through the grieving process need all the love and support they can get. Use the following suggestions to show you care.


Choosing a Gift

Presenting someone with a small gift is often a wonderful way to let them know you are thinking of them. Memorial items are always a good idea. This could be photo frame, a garden stone engraved with a poem, or a personalized keepsake. Angel figurines from the Willow Tree Collection also make nice gifts. Several versions can be found from Hallmark. If the gift is for a close female friend, you could even choose a piece of jewelry or accessory item.


The Gift of Time

More often than not a grieving person needs nothing more than some company. Bringing a food items such as baked goods or a casserole is the perfect excuse to show up at their door. Let them guide the events that follow. If they need to talk, be a good listener. Grief is often softened when one can tell their story. They may even want to remain quiet, but still know your close by. Suggest watching a movie to pass the time.


Monetary Help

All too often grieving family members are left with an unbelievable amount of bills to take care of. Funeral expenses, medical bills, time off, as well as the normal monthly bills can become quite a burden. A gift card, check, or even cash tucked inside of a sympathy card is always appreciated. This gift is appropriate for those that are very close to you as well as people that may be simply a neighbor or co-worker. Any small token or kind act will be greatly appreciated by a friend that has lost someone dear to them. Don’ shy away. Instead, try one of these suggestions to let them know that they are continually in your thoughts and prayers.
 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

LG Appliances Twin Wash @BestBuy #ad @LGUS

With LG’s TwinWash system you get the best of both worlds. For small loads that can’t wait (the sweatpants after hot yoga, the red shirt in a pile of whites, the dirty school uniform on a Sunday night) there is the LG SideKick pedestal washer. You can even use it simultaneously while you do a bigger load up top on your LG Front load washer. Not only do these washers have mega capacity to tackle any size load, they are energy efficient while giving you the best cleaning performance. No wonder more households have chosen LG laundry over any other brand!

Discretely styled with a concealed control panel, the LG SideKick not only functions as a secondary washer, but also raises your front-loading washer to a comfortable height and matches the pedestal beneath your LG dryer. 1.0 cu. ft. capacity is just the right size for cleaning smaller loads as often as you need. Delicates, hand washables, and workout wear get the special care they deserve. The LG direct drive motor has fewer moving parts for greater efficiency, plus a 10-year warranty. Magnetic remote control offers a convenient way to start, stop, or select a cycle. 

From 1/11-4/25 receive up to $500 off a LG laundry solution for your home.

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Unique Ways to Decorate Your Home

Home decorating can feel so overwhelming that Oprah and Martha Beck warn it can cause decorating paralysis. You end up feeling stressed out bot knowing where to start that you end up doing nothing at all. But taking decorating in small steps and focusing on unique touches that align with your signature style can transform your house without the overwhelm.
Design your own plan of action to bring fresh color and enhancements to your home. Here's how.

Go ultra-small

A small home or apartment quickly feels overwhelmed by big touches and furniture. Instead of stripping down your furniture to just the essentials like a couch and chairs, add small accent tables to make a big statement instead. A small table can ultimately make your room look even bigger and add more dimension and style. For even more pizzazz, add a brightly colored tablecloth with a fun pattern to give your room more personality.

Repurpose found objects

A quick and easy way to add unique decorations to your home is to repurpose found objects. For example, you can collect your favorite vintage travel postcards and turn them into a small art gallery. Even adding a few coats of paint to old, wooden crates can give your storage a fresh new look. Mount them to a wall and add your favorite cups and saucers, and those crates have been transformed into a new unique shelf on a budget.

Add colorful accents

Painting an entire wall in a bold color is one way to add more flavor to your home. Or you can think smaller so you don't overwhelm the room — or yourself. Add a patch of colorful, unique wallpaper on a bathroom wall for dazzling style without overwhelming the room. Freshen up old floors with a bright color like turquoise or red to transform your living or dining area into a style sensation. Add complementing accents with photo frames, fresh flowers or linens.

Turn your bookcase into a work of art

Whether you live in a small dwelling or have plenty of space, a central bookcase or built-ins can be transformed into a work of art. Add your favorite books to random shelves and look for complementing colors on the spines of your books to create a fun pattern. Next, add your favorite items — from colorful photos of loved ones to a mason jar full of sea glass and seashells to the empty spaces. The best part is you can regularly swap out your books and accents to create a work-in-progress work of art that you’ll never get tired of.

Warm up your fireplace

Your fireplace is often a missed opportunity to add unique decorations and personality to your home. Ambitious decorators can swap out the bricks for a backsplash of color. You can also paint over your bricks and mantle to match the color in your room and make the room feel even bigger.
Instead of leaving your fireplace empty during warmer months, add pillar candles to your fireplace when not in use for a romantic evening at home or cozy night of entertaining. For the mantle, add a few simple vases and fill them with small, colorful blooms to tie your room together.
However you decide to decorate your home, focus on the colors and accents that speak to your signature style. Remember that decorating doesn’t have to be overwhelming, it just takes small strategic steps to add more color, dimension and style to make your home feel more like you.

Happy Halloween #Halloween2020