Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Best Designer Jewellery, At The Best Prices

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If you have a special lady in your life: Mother, Sister, Girlfriend, Wife or Daughter, there are over twenty women's designer jewellery sets for you to look at and purchase. These designer jewellery sets are always great gifts to receive for any special occasion. There are rings, earring/necklace and necklace/bracelet sets. There are ring sets where you can mix and match for fun, a lovely heart-shaped earring/necklace set made from Sterling Silver and a lovely multi-heart necklace/bracelet set made of Sterling Silver. These are jewellery sets you will be proud to give and receive on any special occasion.

There are many styles of designer jeweller for you to look at too. If designer jewellery is more your taste, this is the right place for you. If you are familiar with Dower & Hall, you can look at and purchase their designer necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and charms, all in one place. Another type of designer jewellery you might be familiar with is Nina Ricci. The Nina Ricci Jewellery Collection is made of Sterling Silver and has been creating jewellery since the 1930s. The Nina Ricci Jewellery Collection is comprised of bracelets, earrings and necklaces.

Finally, there are various styles to look at and purchase. The styles and designs you can look at and purchase are from top jewellery designers you already know. There are necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and charms. Charms are still very popular and there are an abundance of them right here for you to look at and purchase. Now, you can find your fabulous jewellery right here, at your fingertips.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

My Twins Art Work

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My twins really enjoy drawing and doing anything creative. I am sure I have written about this before. Ever since my twins could pick up a pencil, crayon, pen in their hands, they have been drawing. This is some of my twins artwork. The more artwork they do, the better they will become at being little artists.











My Twins Making Homemade Birthday Cards

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My twins will be attending a birthday part for one of their friends tomorrow. They attended the same preschool and now attend the same elementary school as well.

Instead of purchasing a $4.99 and higher birthday card, I had my twins make a card each, for their friend. Personally, I always like receiving a homemade card. I like them because they were well thought out and were made with love and care.

Here are some photos I took of my twins making their birthday cards.






Look at the Cape Portfolios Villas for Your Next Holiday Stay

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Whether you have been planning your holiday to the Cape Town Villas for a while, it is good to know the Cape Portfolios is leading villa rental agency. There is no need to search high and low for a rental agency when all you need is right here. As it turns out, you can look at and choose from over 200 handpicked luxury holiday villas or apartments in Cape Town or the surrounding cities. Cape Portfolios has been operating since 2001. Since this time, they have been offering various packages like tourism, concierge, property management and real estate services. These services are taken care of from their Camps Bay beachfront offices.



At the Cape Portfolios, their desire is to provide a first class service for their guests. This first class service allows their guests to enjoy a luxurious and private home they would expect in a upscale hotel or private guest home.

If a private chef is something you desire, the Cape Portfolios has such accomodations. In fact, your private chef, or "Villa Chef", will purchase whatever ingredients needed for your breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner meals. When using a Villa Chef, the cost of meal ingredients are seperate from the Villa Chef services. Your Villa Chef can also fill up your fridge with whatever snacks or meals you plan on eating throughout your stay.



Along with the absolutely lovely guest homes and apartments, Cape Portfolios offers a wide variety of premier holiday villas which will meet whatever budget or taste you desire. These premier villas are available to guests who want the best of the best for their holiday. The Cape Portfolios premier villas are five star for those seeking a lavish and luxurious holiday in South Africa and Mauritius. These five star villas are the finest in standards and designs. Whatever villa you book for your holiday stay, you will experience an exceptional service.



Finally, if you are looking for private tours, Cape Portfolios offers these to their guests as well. The Cape Portfolios staff will arrange for your pick up from your villa or apartment in a luxury car or air-conditioned minibus. Once picked up, you will be driven, by a qualified local guide, for a fascinating day and half day guided tour in or around Cape Town.

You can choose a Full and Half Day guided tour to Cape Point and around the breath-taking Cape Peninsula, a Full or Half Day guided tour to the beautiful and historic Cape Winelands or to Cape Town City, Robben Island, Table Mountain and Township cultural tours.

If, on the other hand, you want to plan your own day or half day, you can arrange for a chauffeur and vehicle to take you wherever you like! All you have to do is ask your Cape Portfolios booking agent for a quote and they will be more than happy to assist you.



Right now is the perfect time to contact Cape Portfolios and make your holiday vacation. This will be a holiday to remember forever. In fact, you will find yourself coming back again and again.

Friday, October 22, 2010

All Baby Formula Goes By The Same FDA Regulations

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That is right, in case you did not know. Every baby formula company on the market has to be approved by the same FDA regulations under Infant Formula Act  . With that said, the only reason one would purchase a name brand formula is for the name brand name. If you are looking to save on your weekly or monthly grocery costs, it is time to purchase store brand formula.


Every store brand formula, given a value price, must meet the same exacting FDA nutritional requirements. This means the store brand formula's offer the substantial savings their name brand counterparts, do not. So, when purchasing your next canister or box of baby formula, compare their ingredients and ask yourself, what is the difference. You will see the only difference is their labeling and pricing.


As you can see, the store brand formula's, also known as private-label, are labeled with the names of retail store brands and typically cost up to 50 percent less versus name-brand formulas for a potential savings of $600 a year per baby. This one reason why thousands of parents have switched from name-brand formulas to a store brand.


For more information on switching from name brand to store brand formula, check out the link above. It will surprise you how much money you will be saving weekly, monthly and annually.





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Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Birkhill Castle for All Your Special Events

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If you are planning on visiting a castle, the Birkhill Castle is on which you must visit. This castle is on the shores of the River Tay estuary in Fife. This castle happens to be the home of the Earl and Countess of Dundee and their four children. The Earl and Countess run their Birkhill Estate and Lord Dundee works in the House of Lords. In 1780 the family built the present mansion house of Birkhill.

This castle is surrounded by marvelous walled gardens on 2.5 acres. The garden has half an acre of vegetables and fruits. There is also a very large greenhouse with such fruit as figs, grapes, apricots and many more delicious fruits.


Along with this vegetable and fruit greenhouse is a woodland greenhouse. This woodland greenhouse sits on 10 acres and is surrounded by Magnolias 100 feet tall and rare Rhododendrons. Once you see these greenhouses and how well they are groomed, you will be in awe of their loveliness and care that goes into these greenhouses.

If you are looking for an ideal location for your wedding, the Birkhill weddings are amazing. venue for a relaxed, romantic wedding.If you are looking for a traditional castle, this castle offers just that. In fact, this castle provides the ideal backdrop for that formal ceremony and reception you desire. If, on the other hand, you prefer an informal wedding setting, you can have a garden wedding. Your wedding can be in the tranquility of the rose garden and or celebrate in a marquee.


The Birkhill Castle prides itself on being flexible to their wedding guests. The Birkhill Castle allows the Bridal Party to bring their own champagne (or we can supply it if you wish). The castle understands that this is a special day and it can be the way you desire. In fact, you can choose a simple buffet or grand banquet, a luncheon or evening dinner. It is whatever your heart's desire is on your special day.

Finally, the Birkhill Castle offers private groups to enjoy the castle grounds. The Birkhill Castle happens to be the ideal place for relaxation with friends, family and work. When a group has up to 24 people, you can be accommodated with the option of exclusivity.

If you are looking to do more than what is on the castle grounds, that can be arranged. As it turns out, there is golfing, shooting or fishing in the local area.

The Birkhill Castle is the ideal location for whatever your heart's desire. Book your reservations now as they fill up quickly.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Christmas T Shirts for my Twins

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When my twins were three years old, I purchased these really cute white, long sleeve shirts reading, "Merry Twinsmas" with crystal rhinestones. Well, I was planning on purchasing them again this year since my twins are growing.

But then I had the idea to make them myself. So, this is what I will be doing, making them myself. I have purchased two white, long sleeve T's and sheets of crystal rhinestones. These T shirts are so cute and my twins love wearing them.

When I get the time to begin cutting the letters out and placing them on the T shirt, I will take photos and upload them here.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Take a Holiday in the Baltic Region

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If you have been looking for great cities to visit in the Baltic region and various European cities, the Baltic Travel Company is the best place to book your reservations. The Baltic Travel Company delights in sharing their in-depth destination expertise around the UK and Baltic region. They have the travel industry experience you need and are ready to tailor a holiday to match your budget and interests.

The Baltic Travel Company website has been designed to give you holiday ideas and travel destination information as well. This information allows you to make the best holiday travel plans.

When looking to go on a Sweden Holiday, the Baltic Travel Company offers excellent Sweden holiday packages for you and your family. Going to Stockholm would make for a great holiday or small stay. This city is surrounded by natural and architectural beauty. Along with these contrasts, you are able to view this cities history and modern culture. All of the elements combined will provide a memorable experience for everyone who visits.

Baltic Travel Company offers guided or non-guided tours through Sweden. There are self drive holidays where you can go through manor houses and outdoor activities like cycling, walking and canoeing. The Swedes have done a fine job at incorporating nature with the demands of modern society. Every city shows how well the city planning, architecture, accessibility to nature and dining have come together.



Speaking of Baltic Nordic Tours, these tours give visitors the chance to go on coach tours, train journeys and cruises. Each of these tours allow visitors to incorporate several countries during their holiday stay.

Every tour touches on and highlights of each country which allows you to get acquainted with local and national history, geography and culture of all the regions. When you purchase one of the regional Baltic tours, you get a well thought out route with sightseeing and an English speaking guide. The majority of the tours have a guaranteed departure date. If there are two or more people on a tour, that tour will take place as scheduled.



If coach tours are what you want, you can also book a train journeys or cruise tour as well. Every tour package includes flights and taxes which mean there are no hidden costs. This makes your holiday more enjoyable from the start.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

My Twins Baking Cinnabon Muffins with Mommy

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My twins love baking, cooking and doing laundry with Mommy. On this day, they wanted to help Mommy make Cinnabon Muffins. They are really easy to do. All that needs to be done is roll out the already pre-cut dough, with added cinnamon, roll the dough up into a roll shape and place them on a baking sheet.


So, that is what I let my twins do here. If it were up to them, at this age at least, they would do everything around our home, especially bake.


Here they are in the kitchen helping Mommy bake these Cinnabon Muffins:




Friday, October 15, 2010

The Home Decor Store and So Much More

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If your bedroom has been the same for more than five years, it is time to update. When I moved into my current home, I really did nothing to it. Well, my bedroom to be more precise. It was not until last month that I finally purchased some new bedroom accessories and bedding. The bedding set I had was getting old and practically falling apart at the seams. If there is one thing in the bedroom that should be changed out often, it is the bedding set.

Today, with all the many wonderful designs to look at and purchase for your bedroom, there is no need to stay with the old bedding any longer. Right now, you can look at such bedding's sets like the Athena Bed Linen, Crochet Bed Linen, Stitched Bed Linen, Tiana White Bed Linen and so many more. Now, your bedroom can become your own oasis.




Along with updating your bedding, you can never go wrong with adding new home accessories too. Just as your bedding has been undated, so too should your home accessories. The home accessories will be an exciting addition to the new look you are creating. Accessories to add, not only to your bedroom, but any room, might be some bamboo baskets. These baskets are very popular right now and will add the desired look you seek throughout your home. These baskets would go well on the floor in your bedroom, next to your bed, at the entrance to your bedroom or anywhere in your home.




Just as updating bedding and home accessories are important, you can not forget new table wear. You will definitely give your table that added flare it needs with any of these table sets and dining accessories. Now, your home will look complete. When having your family or friends over for a dinner party or celebration, you can now show off your new table and dining accessories. In fact, these new table and dining accessories can be used daily or for special occasions.
The Blue Fish Table wear never goes out of style and can be passed down through your family. These Blue Fish table wear accessories like bowls, cups, plates and vase are sure to start up a nice table conversation. The Blue Fish Table wear is more likely to be used new a body of water, but there is nothing that says they can be used inland as well.
When you have decided to change the style and decor of your bedroom, living room, family room and dining room, you have come to the right place indeed. If you are looking for a one stop shop for everything 'home', there is no need to look any further.

Pillow Pets are Fun

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Does your child have a Pillow Pet? My twins do. Even before they were popular, I found two Disney Pillow Pets at the Disney Close-Out store in my Outlet Mall. I think my twins were two or three when I purchased them.

I had no idea they were Pillow Pets, but saw they were Marie from The Aristocats. This is my twins favorite movie. So,when I saw them, I purchased them without hesitation.

Sure, they are made in a factory, but they certainly do look homemade. My twins love them and I am thinking of getting them a new one for their upcoming birthday or Christmas gift.

The one Twin A wants is the Puppy and Twin B wants the Panda. If there was a Lion or Tiger, that would have been Twin As first choice.



Have Fun Making Homemade, Non-Messy, S'mores

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The summertime, even though it is passing, brings with it fun in the sun during the day and making those yummy and chocolatey treats, S'mores, at night. The beach, lake, river, campground or your own backyard, are a great place to make those messy S'mores.

But, did you know these S'mores can be made yearround? Well, yes, they can and there is no sand on the beach, dirt from the campground and fire to contend with. In fact, all you need are these ingredients and a yearning for something that reminds you of summertime.

Here is what I use to make my homemade, non-messy-S'mores:

1 Box of Graham Crackers
1 Jar of melted marshmallows
1 Jar of cake/cookie chocolate frosting
1 Bag of Hersey's Chocolate Chips
1 Large Hersey's Chocolate Bar(if you want to add it)
1 Knife for speading
1 Smile
1+ Family and Friends to Share the S'mores with










Decoupage Jewelery Box I Made for a Friend

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Making things at home is fun. I have always been a crafty individual. It seems the older I get, the more creative I get as well. When my twins were still babies, I made them one of these boxes as well. The boxes I made my twins was smaller, as the store where I purchased the unfinished boxes did not sell the somewhat larger size then.

With these boxes, I whitewash paint them. I do not sand them down as that takes away from the somewhat natural look. Once I whitewash the boxes, I add a different color like blue, silver or gold. Once the paint drys, I glue on the cut out photos. It does take time to allow the glue, like the paint, to dry. When the glue is finally dried for the photos, I use one of those black foam brushes to apply the decoupage glue to the top of the photos. Along with the photos, I like to stick pretty floral stickers on the box. These stickers give the box a more feminine look. These decoupage glue, once cured, will give the photos an aged look.

Here are the photos from the decoupage jewelery box I made.






Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Volga Linens are Made for Everyday Living

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When you are looking for linen fabric to cover your chairs, couch or love seat, it will please you to now be look at and choose from a variety of colors. In fact, you can choose from eight styles such as a Narrow Stripe, Wide Stripe, Plain Weave, Linen Union and many more. Depending on how you plan to decorate the rooms in your home, you will be glad to know you are not limited in linen colors and designs.

Along with the linen fabrics, there are a variety of bed covers and throws. There is a Hem Stitch Bed Cover, Reversible Bed Cover and Soft Merino Wool and Linen Throws. The Hem Stitch Bed Cover comes in White and Natural, Reversible Bed Covers come in White/Natural and Soft Merino Wool and Linen Throws come in Plum, Volga Red, Ochre and Fawn. Anyone of these bed covers or throws would look great in your room and on your bed.

If the above linens look and sound appealing to you, then you need to look at the clothes as well. Having these type of linens on your chairs or bed is great, but you can also wear these linens. These amazing linens are available in pajamas, nightshirts, a linen shirt, a shawl and many more clothing options. The pajamas come in White, Natural, Indigo and Tea Rose colors. The nightshirts come in White, Indigo and Tea Rose colors. The linen shirts come in Tea Rose, Indigo, Bright White, Teal and Olive colors and the shawls come in Olive, Volga Red, Ochre, Fawn, Burnt Orange, Smokey Blue, Prussian Blue, Tea Rose and Fuchsia.

The linen clothing come in sizes small, medium, large and x-large. Whatever size you are looking for, whether for yourself or a gift, is available for your purchase. The shawls are one size fit all and have a fringe edge to decorate the end of the shawl. Right now, you can look at the special offers and make birthday and holiday purchases as well.




Whether this is your first purchase or not, you will find yourself coming back for my linens, of any type, throughout the year. There are several ways to shop with Volga Linens. You can shop through their stores, cataloge, call their 800 number and online shop. If shopping online is your preferred way of shopping, you can also receive their online newsletter.

My Homemade Chocolate/Vanilla Madelines

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These were fun to make. They did take a lot of melted chocolate and vanilla. Just like my other molded candies, they only took five minutes to chill and remove from mold.

As you can see on these Madeline's, I added a crunchy ice cream/coffee topping on the back side. These are fun to share with family, friends or have a treat for yourself.

When I melt the chocolate, I use a small cooking pan filled with water on the bottom. Then, I use a slightly bigger pan that sits on top the bottom pan. Inside this pan I place the chocolates in a Pyrex cooking cup. Then, when the chocolate or vanilla is melted, I take a spoon and add the melted chocolate/vanilla to the mold.



Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Turtle Mats are Excellent for Anywhere in Your Home

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If you love your home's carpet and or wooden floors, but do not like the mud or dirt you track into your home, it is time to look at and choose from the variety of Classic Mats Collection. These indoor and outdoor mats allow you to wipe your dirty feet, before entering your home or business. Now and days, there is no need to dirty up the clean floors in your home or business when you wipe your shoes on any one of these Classic Mats. They come in over five colors. For over fifteen years, these Classic Mats have kept Britain's homes clean.

Just like your front door needs a mat, so does your kitchen. Having a kitchen mat is great for possible accidents. Kitchen Mats are great for your kitchen, especially if it has a door going outdoors/indoors. It is a good idea to have a kitchen mat under your sink, walking into your kitchen from a living room, spare bedroom or utility room. There are three kitchen mat designs you can look at and choose from. These kitchen mats are great in your child's room and are machine washable too. If you are looking for a mat that is anti slip, these are the mats you need.


Almost everyone has a pet. Now, you can look at and purchase Pet Mats too. These Pet Mats also come in three designs, will trap your pet's fur and keep mud off your floors. Your pet will love to sleep on something new and soft.

Finally, all these mats come with a 5 year guarantee and are machine washable. You can order your mats online, call their 800 number, friend Turtle Mats on Facebook and Twitter too.

The Outdoor Toy Company for all Your Outdoor Fun

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Being outdoors is wonderful. It is always nice to be in the sun, staying warm and just playing outdoors. There are many ways to play and stay warm outdoors. Whether you have children or not, you will like to play or exercise on JumpKing Trampolines. There are over six types of trampolines to look at and choose from. Depending on the size of your backyard, you can look at and choose from an 11.5ft x 8ft, a 15ft x 10ft, a 12 ft, a 14ft and many more sizes. These trampolines are always popular and can be used practically year round, weather permitting.




Another fun outdoor toy is the Wooden Climbing Frames. There is a Kingswood Tower, Sherwood Tower, Home front Jungle Adventure, Front Home Cosmic Adventurer and many more to peek your child's imagination. Each of these Wooden Climbing Frames has a name to it and allows your child to play in that particular adventure. There are also Small Wooden Climbing Frames, Swing Decks and Child's Forts and Castles.



If your child is into Go Karts, they will love looking at the Berg Go Karts. These G0-Karts are for children to like to venture into rough terrain, practice their stunts and tricks for family, friends and local or national Go Kart events. There are over ten Berg Go Karts to look at and choose from. Many of these Go Karts are for children 3-8, 4-12 and 5-Adult. There are Go Karts for boys, girls and adults alike. The whole family can enjoy these outdoor toys on the weekend and anywhere they like to play off road.

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