Thursday, August 30, 2012

Finding Those Perfect Groomsmen Gifts

My wife went to her best friends wedding recently in Oakland, California. She met her friend in Cebu when they were teenagers and they both eventually moved to the United States. I met my wife in Cebu twelve years ago, we were married eleven years ago. My wife's friend Arlene met her husband in California a couple of years ago and they are finally happily married.

Oakland was cold and cloudy when we stepped off the plane. Arlene was busy with wedding things and she gave my wife the job of finding groomsmen gifts. My wife loves weddings and she was happy to do this for Arlene. My wife is also good at finding the right gifts for the right people. Lately, she has been buying her gifts online. She believes it is easier to find what she is looking for and she says the prices are great. My wife was excited to see her friend and show her the gifts.

Arlene was all smiles when we met her. You could tell she was tired, but she was glad to see her friends. She drove us to a friend's house where we would stay for the week. She made sure we were settled and gave us something to snack on. My wife showed her the presents for the groomsmen and Arlene was extremely happy. She asked my wife where she found the gifts and then they began to talk about the good old days. The wedding was beautiful and the gifts were perfect.

Kyle Meets A New Relative in NY Kyle and Lilliana

Using A UTV Vehicle For Work And Play

My brother bought a cool UTV vehicle at an auction in NY. He wanted another one to use in the winter to plow snow out of his driveway. He has an old ATV, but it no longer does the job. It breaks down more often than not and he needed a more dependable UTV vehicle. We tested the vehicle and it worked great. We got it for about half of what it is worth and my brother is very happy. Now he wants to find UTV accessories that will fit his needs.

I believe the UTV will be used at his summer place to have fun in the acre upon acres of land surrounding the lake. He will keep it in his shed for play in the summer and work in the winter. When winter falls upon NY in October, he will take the UTV to his house and set it up to plow the driveway. UTV vehicles are perfect vehicles for entertainment and better work vehicles. This vehicle will save a ton of time and energy during the long cold winters in NY.

My brother is now talking about buying another UTV vehicle to help him when he cuts wood for the winter. He cuts many cords of wood to keep his place heated through the winter. He doesn't want to use the UTV vehicle he just bought for this job because it will eventually wear it out. He wants another UTV vehicle that can take all of the pounding it will take in the woods when they cut down trees for firewood. I'm sure he will find another UTV vehicle at a good price to fulfill this job.

Celebrity Birthdays on August 30

1930 Warren Buffett, American entrepreneur and one of the world's wealthiest people
1953 Robert Parish, American basketball player who played in the NBA for the Boston Celtics
1963 Michael Chiklis, American actor, "The Shield"
1966 Michael Michele is an American film and television actress. She played Dr. Cleo Finch on the medical drama ER and Det. Rene Sheppard on the police procedural Homicide: Life on the Street
1967 Frederique van der Wal is a Dutch model, best known for her appearances in Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, and Victoria's Secret
1972 Cameron Diaz, American actress
1974 Aaron Barrett, American vocalist and guitarist (Reel Big Fish)
1977 Shaun Alexander, American football player who scored 100 rushing TD's and played his career for the Seattle Seahawks
1978 Cliff Lee, American baseball player, Cy Young Award winning pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies
1982 Andy Roddick, American tennis player
1986 Ryan Ross, American guitarist (Panic! at the Disco)
2001 Emily Bear, American child pianist and composer

It's Time To Put Nutrition Into Your Life

I have been trying to keep in shape my entire life. When I was a young man, it was easier. I could eat what I wanted to eat and never gain a pound. Turn the page to the middle-aged man I became. Everything I eat as a middle-aged man finds its way to my belly. I have to exercise a couple of hours a day just to keep in shape. When I don't get enough exercise, my stomach gets bloated. This is one of the problems of growing older. This is why proper nutrition becomes even more important as the years pass you by.

I have been watching what I eat, exercising and learning the importance of nutrition as I grow older. This is why myHerbalife is important to me. Herbalife is a huge nutrition and weight loss company. They employ thousands of people in a bunch of countries. Their products are used for proper nutrition and weight loss. They sell protein shakes, protein snacks, energy and weight loss products. Their protein shakes are used as a replacement meal to help you lose weight. Herbalife is a nutritional company that helps you lose the weight you need to lose.

With all nutrition companies, you have to give effort to get the reward. Herbalife sells the products that will help you lose weight, but you have to stick to the program. You have to take the time to exercise and keep your body in shape. They make the products that help you get the right nutrition you need to be healthy and keep in shape. It's time to take the next step to become a more healthier you.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Make Sure You Buy Good Tires For Your Cars

I have been driving for a living for twenty years. I have gone through so many tires I lost count. The most important thing I learned over the years are there are good tires and bad tires. I used to buy the cheapest tires for my car in hopes of saving money. When it comes to tires, you really do get what you pay for. The cheapest tires wear out fast and become bald useless tires. There were sometimes when I was changing my tires twice a year. I finally got tired of the cheap tire mess and decided to check into the situation.

I finally realized that good tires are worth their weight in rubber. I have learned that certain tires are better on certain cars and some tires are better while driving under certain conditions. All of this information I learned saved me a ton of money in the long time. Now I buy tires once every two to three years depending on how much I drive. I drive over thirty thousand miles a year and good tires at a great price are very important to me.

Some companies sell good tires and give discounts because they buy in bulk and give their customers savings. If you want to save money on good tires, it is important to hook up with these companies. Hercules Tire Sales is one of those companies. They buy their tires in bulk and pass the savings over to their customers. They also deal with other car repairs and can save you money on those repairs too.

Remember that tires are very important if you drive a car. Cheap tires are cheap and are a waste of money. They don't last as long and they have a hard time doing the same job as good tires. Let my experience and advice work for you when you buy new tires. Buy good tires that last longer and drive good on the road. Make sure you find a reputable company that can save you money on those good tires and make sure you buy the road warranty. It does not matter how good tires are, they have the possibility of getting damaged on the road. Protect yourself and your car, buy good tires.

This is a sponsored post for Hercules Tire Sales, however, all the points
and views are my own.

Celebrity Birthdays on August 29

1936 John McCain, American politician and Presidential candidate who lost to President Barack Obama
1938 Elliott Gould, American actor
1940 James Brady, American White House Press Secretary and gun control activist
1941 Robin Leach, English television host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
1959 Rebecca De Mornay, American actress
1975 Kyle Cook, guitarist, Matchbox 20
1977 Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian
1977 Roy Oswalt, American baseball player who pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies
1986 Lea Michele, American actress and singer who plays Rachel Berry in the Fox television series Glee
1990 Nicole Anderson, American actress who is best known for her role as Macy Misa in the Disney Channel Original Series JONAS L.A., and also known for the role of Kelly Parker on the ABC Family series Make It or Break It

A Dedicated Server Has Improved Our Sales

Our company uses a dedicated server for all of our computer needs. We decided on the dedicated server because our old computer system was driving us crazy. We had so many breakdowns and so much trouble with our old server, we finally gave up on it. Thanks to the new dedicated server, we no longer have any problems with our computer. If you have never used a dedicated server for your company, now is the time to check one out. You will be happy knowing your new system is controlled by your company.

Dedicated servers are cool because you control everything about your computer system. This is great because you don't have to worry about other people pulling strength from your system and slowing you down. This is important when running a business because a fine running computer system makes everything work better. We no longer have problems where our system becomes overloaded and crashes like it did in the past. We run a huge pizza business and we need to have our computer up and running at all times. When our system is down we lose customers and losing customers means losing money. Since we had our dedicated server installed, our computer problems are minimal.

The most important thing to us with a dedicated server is security. When you have a dedicated server, your files and your information are safe. You no longer have to worry about hackers getting into your system and stealing your important information. That is why the security within your dedicated is most important. We feel safe with our dedicated server because we control who can see the information that goes through the system. Dedicated servers are much safer than the traditional computer set up and much easier to use.

Since we put in our dedicated server six months ago, our business has run smoothly. I noticed that the customers are happier and our business is increasing sales. The computer actually controls our phones and makes it easier for customers to order online. The system has been perfect for our company and we are already reaping the benefits of the dedicated server.

This is a sponsored post for Hivelocity, however, all the points and views
are my own.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Me At The RNC Kickoff Party In St. Petersburg, FL

Celebrity Birthdays on August 28

1916 Jack Vance, American author, Vance has published 11 mysteries as John Holbrook Vance and 3 as Ellery Queen, most of his books are published under the name Jack Vance
1932 Andy Bathgate, Canadian ice hockey player, Hall of Fame right winger in the NHL
1943 David Soul, American actor best known for his role as Detective Kenneth "Hutch" Hutchinson in the television program Starsky and Hutch
1943 Lou Piniella, American baseball manager who loves to yell at Umpires, won three World Series championships, one as a player on the New York Yankees
1944 Melvin Dummar, American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate, he lost his case, but there was a movie made about him and his claims to the fortune
1948 Danny Seraphine, American musician (Chicago), one of the great bands for many and many years
1950 Ron Guidry, American baseball player and coach, former pitcher for the New York Yankees
1958 Scott Hamilton, American figure skater who won a Gold Medal in the 1984 Olympic Games
1960 Emma Samms, English actress
1965 Shania Twain, Canadian singer known for her beauty and great country music
1969 Jason Priestley, Canadian-born actor
1969 Jack Black, American actor and comedienne
1971 Janet Evans, American swimmer with four gold medals in the Olympic Games
1980 Debra Lafave, American former teacher and convicted sex offender, amazingly she was born in the town I now live in, quite the coincidence
1982 LeAnn Rimes, American singer with a beautiful voice

Go Online For A Personal Loan

When living from paycheck to paycheck, we often find ourselves short at the most inconvenient times. When this happens, you find yourself rushing around trying to figure out what to do. I hate having to decide what bills get paid and what bills go into the unpaid bill pile. There is a way to get money when you need it in a pinch. You can go online to get a personal loan for poor credit with no problems at all.

You've seen their ads on television and listened to them on the radio. They tell you how to get personal loans with no credit check. Eloanpersonal can get you money now and help you make it to your next check. Nobody likes to borrow money to pay their bills, but we all have been there. Unable to pay our bills with payday just around the corner. I have been there and I believe I will be in the same position again. It happens and we just have to know what to do to pay our bills.

Sometimes, we work our way up and out of our financial difficulties. It is tough with a bad economy but it can be done. Some of the richest people in the world were in the same place you are now. There are personal loans with no credit check waiting for you with one click of your mouse. Go online, check out the company and apply for a loan. They will help you make it to your next pay day and you will no longer have to worry how you are going to pay your bills that are due today. 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 27

1944 G. W. Bailey, American actor, MASH, The Closer
1947 Barbara Bach is an American actress and model known as the Bond girl from the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). She is married to former Beatle Ringo Starr
1949 Jeff Cook, vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, fiddle, banjo and mandolin for Alabama
1952 Paul Reubens ( Pee-wee Herman), American actor
1953 Alex Lifeson, Canadian guitarist (Rush)
1959 Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and MTV VJ
1961 Yolanda Adams, American gospel singer
1970 Jim Thome, American baseball player
1972 The Great Khali, Indian professional wrestler
1986 Mario, American R&B singer

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 26

1934 Tom Heinsohn, American basketball player and commentator, Hall of Fame forward for the Boston Celtics
1945 Tom Ridge, first United States Secretary of Homeland Security
1946 Valerie Simpson, American singer
1959 Stan Van Gundy, American basketball coach for the Orlando Magic
1971 Thalia, Mexican singer
1979 Jamal Lewis, American football player and running back for the Baltimore Ravens
1980 Chris Pine, American actor
1980 Macaulay Culkin, American actor
1981 Petey Williams is a Canadian professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is a two time X Division Champion and a former captain of Team Canada. He is also referred to by the nickname "The Canadian Destroyer", a reference to his front flip piledriver finisher of the same name.
1986 Cassie, American singer

Celebrity Birthdays on August 25

1921 Monty Hall, Canadian-born game show host
1930 Sean Connery, Scottish actor
1931 Regis Philbin, American television host
1933 Tom Skerritt, American actor
1938 Frederick Forsyth, English author
1941 Marshall Brickman is a screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Woody Allen
1946 Rollie Fingers, American baseball player, Hall of Fame pitcher for the Oakland A's
1946 Charles Ghigna (Father Goose), American poet and children's author
1946 Charlie Sanders, American football player, Hall of Fame Tight-End for the Detroit Lions
1949 John Savage, American actor, The Deer Hunter
1949 Gene Simmons, Israeli-born musician (Kiss)
1951 Rob Halford, English singer (Judas Priest)
1954 Elvis Costello, English musician
1958 Tim Burton, American film director
1961 Billy Ray Cyrus, American singer and actor and father of Miley Cyrus
1963 Shock G, American singer and rapper (Digital Underground)
1964 Blair Underwood, American actor
1968 Rachael Ray, American chef and television personality
1970 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer
1970 Claudia Schiffer, German model
1972 Marvin Harrison, American football player
1987 Blake Lively, American actress
1998 China Anne McClain is an American child actress and singer, best known for her roles as Jazmine Payne in Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Chyna Parks in the Disney Channel Original Series A.N.T. Farm

Friday, August 24, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 24

1938 David Freiberg, American bassist (Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Starship)
1938 Mason Williams is an American guitarist and composer, best known for his guitar instrumental "Classical Gas". He is also a comedy writer, known for his writing on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, and Saturday Night Live
1945 Vince McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter
1947 Anne Archer, American actress
1952 Holly Hallstrom American model for The Price is Right
1952 Mike Shanahan, American football coach, current head coach for the Washington Redskinswho has won three Super Bowls
1955 Mike Huckabee, American politician, Governor/Presidential candidate
1960 Cal Ripken, Jr., American baseball player, Hall of Fame shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles, knick named the Iron Man who broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive game streak at 2131 games, his streak ended at 2632 games
1962 Craig Kilborn, American talk show host
1968 James Toney, Professional boxer who was a champion in six weight divisions
1970 Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist who TKO's Fedor Emelianenko
1973 Dave Chappelle, American actor and Comedian
1981 Chad Michael Murray, American actor who is well-known for portraying Lucas Scott in The CW young adult drama series One Tree Hill

The Ergo Baby Carrier Is Perfect Fit For You And Your Baby

Having a new baby is the joy of your life. Babies are gifts from God and they bring a lot of love into your life. Preparing for a baby is expensive and time consuming. You have to make the right choices to keep your baby safe and comfortable. My wife and I wanted a baby ergo baby carrier, so we could carry our baby around safely and make sure our baby was comfortable. Ergo has a bunch of choices and their quality is exceptional.

It is important to check out reviews for your baby carrier to make sure it is safe. Online reviews give you the information you need to choose the correct baby carrier for you. I remember how my wife and I checked out a ton of online reviews for the products we bought for our babies. We still check out reviews for everything we buy for our children. Make sure your carrier is genuine by following this guide.

New baby products on the market are cool. If you want to keep in shape, you can bring your baby with you. This way you can keep in shape and spend time with your baby. I am a stay at home father, so I know the importance of always having your baby with you. I used our baby carriage to take walks with our baby and keep in shape.  With a baby backpack, you can even hike with your baby! Always make sure you buy the best and safest products for you and your baby and enjoy your little miracle.

Lady Soma Stretch Mark Treatment Does The Trick


Do you have stretch marks from having babies or losing weight? Have you wondered how to get rid of them? Lady Soma has a Stretch Mark Treatment that does the trick. My wife loves checking out these products and she is happy when they actually work.

Lady Soma Stretch Mark Treatment:

This treatment is designed for those who are prone to stretch marks. The cream has been formulated to provide nutrients and vitamins to skin that promotes elasticity and collagen to prevent and reduce the appearance of these stretch marks associated with increases in size.

Key Benefits of the Stretch Mark Treatment

  • Preventative and reductive effects in the appearance of visible scar tissue
  • Increases elasticity prior to workouts
  • Organic Ingredients - Hypoallergenic
  • Promotes collagen production 

  • My wife is from the Philippines and she has some minor scar tissue. This treatment actually does work for her. It fades the scar tissue and it disappears forever. Lady Soma's products do what they say they do and it is nice dealing with a company like this.
  • remember, you get what you pay for, if you want products that work, check out Lady Soma
  •  I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Payday Loans, Investing In People Just Like You

When living from paycheck to paycheck, we often find ourselves short at the most inconvenient times. When this happens, you find yourself rushing around trying to figure out what to do. I hate having to decide what bills get paid and what bills go into the unpaid bill pile. There is a way to get money when you need it in a pinch. Blue Global Media are one of those companies that are to help people when they need money now.

You've seen their ads on television and listened to them on the radio. They tell you how payday loans can get you money now and help you make it to your next check. Nobody likes to borrow money to pay their bills, but we all have been there. Unable to pay our bills with payday just around the corner. I have been there and I believe I will be in the same position again. It happens and we just have to know what to do to pay our bills.

Sometimes, we work our way up and out of our financial difficulties. It is tough with a bad economy but it can be done. Some of the richest people in the world were in the same place you are now. There is a Payday loan affiliate program for those of you who want to invest in other people and help them make it to their next payday. You can invest in people who find themselves in the situation you found yourself in not too long ago.

Celebrity Birthdays on August 23

Born on This Day

 1922 Jean Darling, American child actress in Our Gang
1934 Barbara Eden, American actress and singer, I Dream of Jeanie
1934 Sonny Jurgensen, American football player, Hall of Fame QB for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins
1945 Rayfield Wright, American football player, Hall of Fame offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys
1949 Shelley Long, American actress, Diane Chambers in the popular sitcom Cheers
1949 Rick Springfield, Australian singer and actor
1961 Dean DeLeo, American musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
1963 Kenny Wallace, American race car driver for NASCAR
1970 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian
1978 Kobe Bryant, American basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 22

1920 Ray Bradbury, American writer, The Martian Chronicles
1920 Denton Cooley is an American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart. Cooley is also founder and surgeon in-chief of the Texas Heart Institute
1934 Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. general who was Commander of U.S. Central Command, was commander of the Coalition Forces in the Persian Gulf War of 1991.
1939 Carl Yastrzemski, American baseball player, Hall of Fame left-fielder for the Boston Red Sox
1939 Valerie Harper is an American actress, known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on the 1970s television show The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and for her starring roles on the sitcoms Rhoda
1941 Bill Parcells, American football coach, Super Bowl winning NFL football coach
1945 Ron Dante, American songwriter and record producer (The Archies)
1947 Cindy Williams is an American actress best known for starring in the television situation-comedy series Laverne & Shirley, in the role of "Shirley Feeney"
1947 Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead)
1950 Lewis Libby, American White House Chief of Staff for George W. Bush
1956 Paul Molitor, baseball player, Hall of Fame infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers
1961 Roland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears)
1963 Tori Amos, American singer/songwriter
1964 Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player
1970 Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian American chef, writer, television personality, and the host of the current Food Network program Giada at Home
1973 Howie Dorough, American professional wrestler

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Looking For A Fun Resort in Hawaii

I always wanted to take a trip to Hawaii. I think the place looks beautiful. It would be great to visit Hawaii and go sightseeing. I think it would be fun to check out some Hawaii hotels and see what kind of deal I could get. I know my wife would love to take a vacation to Hawaii because it reminds her of her home in the Philippines. Hawaii has a bunch of mountains and volcanoes, it is a beautiful place to behold.

I think my wife would love visiting a resort in Hawaii because she loves resorts. The places are beautiful and they have a ton of activities for the kids. If you choose a resort, they connect you to all of the touring and sight seeing places. They make your vacation easier and more fun. I love resorts because they have everything you need and your room is more like your rooms at home. My kids love resorts because they take the time to care about what is fun for your children and the whole family.

I checked out a bunch of resorts online. I found one called Aqua Resorts that has all of the things we are looking for. I feel like booking our vacation to Hawaii right now. I can't wait until we are able to book our trip to Hawaii. I have been waiting a lifetime to visit Hawaii and look forward to the time we step off the plane and into paradise.

Small Business Owners Need Someone To Watch Their Backs

We have a business that is a few years old now. We have been doing pretty well until the economy fell apart. The competition since then has been tough for us to fight, but we are fighting the fight. Many people believe if you own a business, you are rich. This is not true, we are struggling like the rest of you out there. There are so many costs when it comes to a small business. If you knew all the money we had to pay out, it would blow your mind.

Besides paying all of the bills, you have to protect all of your interests when you are a small interest. There are taxes to pay and insurance you need to buy to run your business. We even have to have a business lawyer at hand for those times trouble comes to our doors. We run an honest business, but there are more people trying to get their piece of us than their used to be. The bad economy has really brought out scammers and cheaters and they seemed to always find there way to us.

We hired a good lawyer to protect our interests. His company knows business law and they take care of quite a few small business. You should really check out a good business lawyer if you have a business. I recommend checking out Steward Esten Law Firm. They really know the market and they know how to protect people just like you and I. If you own a small business, make sure you are smart enough to have somebody watching your back.

Celebrity Birthdays on August 21

1929 Marie Severin, American comic book artist and colorist for Marvel Comics
1938 Kenny Rogers, American singer and actor
1949 Loretta Devine, American actress
1952 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler
1952 Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple)
1954 Archie Griffin, former American football player and only two-time Heisman Trophy winner.
1957 Steve Smith (musician), American drummer (Journey).
1956 Kim Cattrall, English-born actress
1959 Jim McMahon, American football player who is famous for being a Chicago Bears QB who won a Super Bowl with the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers
1973 Sergey Brin, Co-founder of Google
1984 Melissa Schuman, American actress and singer
1984 B.J. Upton, American baseball player for the Tampa Bay Rays
1986 Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter who won three Gold Medals in the Olympic Games, He won more Gold Medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics
1988 Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5)
1989 Hayden Panettiere, American actress, model and singer

Celebrity Birthdays on August 20

1931 Don King, American boxing promoter with the crazy hair doo
1935 Ron Paul, US Congressman, 1988 and 2008 and 2012 presidential candidate
1944 Graig Nettles, American baseball player, third-baseman for the New York Yankees
1946 Connie Chung, American journalist and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC
1948 Robert Plant, British Musician (Led Zeppelin)
1954 Al Roker, American television personality, weather anchor on NBC's Today
1966 David Rees Snell, American actor (The Shield), Ronnie Gardocki
1970 Fred Durst, American singer (Limp Bizkit)
1974 Amy Adams, American actress, Catch Me if You Can
1974 Misha Collins, American actor and producer, Angel Castiel on the CW television seriesSupernatural
1977 Mayra Veronica, Cuban model and actress
1992 Demi Lovato, American actress and singer from Disney

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 19

1940 Johnny Nash is an American pop singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 hit, "I Can See Clearly Now".
1940 Jill St. John, American actress, she is best known for her role as Tiffany Case, the lead Bond girl in Diamonds Are Forever
1942 Fred Thompson, American politician and actor
1945 Ian Gillan, English singer (Deep Purple)
1946 Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
1948 Tipper Gore, Second Lady of the United States
1951 John Deacon, English musician (Queen)
1956 Adam Arkin, American actor
1958 Anthony Munoz, American football player, Hall of Fame Offensive Tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals
1963 John Stamos, American actor who starred as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House
1965 Kyra Sedgwick, American actress who stars in The Closer which is a drama on TNT
1965 Kevin Dillon is an American actor best known as Johnny "Drama" Chase on the HBO dramedyEntourage
1966 Lee Ann Womack, American musician
1969 Matthew Perry, American actor who starred on Friends

Celebrity Birthdays on August 18

1927 Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of the United States and wife of President Jimmy Carter
1936 Robert Redford, American actor
1943 Martin Mull, American comedian
1957 Denis Leary, American comedian and actor
1958 Madeleine Stowe, American actress
1961 Timothy Geithner, 75th and current US Secretary of Treasury
1961 Bob Woodruff, American journalist, anchor
1967 Brian Michael Bendis, American comic-book writer for Marvel Comics
1969 Everlast is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and songwriter
1969 Edward Norton, American actor
1969 Christian Slater, American actor
1970 Malcolm-Jamal Warner, American actor
1978 Andy Samberg, American comedian on Saturday Night Live
1983 Danny!, American record producer/hip-hop artist

Celebrity Birthdays on August 17

1926 Valerie Eliot, surviving widow and second wife of the Nobel prize-winning poet, T. S. Eliot
1943 Robert De Niro, American actor
1944 Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, billionaire
1955 Richard Hilton, American heir and father of Paris Hilton
1958 Belinda Carlisle, American lead-singer of the Go-Go's
1960 Sean Penn, American actor and director
1962Gilby Clarke, American musician (Guns N' Roses)
1963 Jon Gruden, American football coach, former coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1969 Donnie Wahlberg, American actor and singer (New Kids on The Block)
1970 Jim Courier, American tennis player
1981 Kristin Holt, American television personality
1982 Cheerleader Melissa, American professional wrestler
1983 Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player for the Boston Red Sox
1989 Lil B is a rapper from Berkeley, California. He has recorded both solo and with the Pack. In addition, Lil B is noted for his extensive use of social media Web sites such as MySpace and Twitter to build an online following.

Parents: Maintain a Healthy Way of Life for Your Children

As a parent it’s not only important to take care of your children and keep them healthy, but it’s also important to keep yourself healthy too. This includes going to the doctor annually and getting a check up, treating yourself kindly when you get sick, and figuring out solutions to feeling down in the dumps when difficult times hit. In order to be the best parent for your children it’s imperative to take care of yourself both physically and mentally.

Treat Anxiety with Natural Supplements

As opposed to taking anxiety medicine like Xanax or another drug that can be addictive, why not try a natural remedy to help treat your anxiety? Anxiety is a normal part of life, but suffering from an excessive amount of anxiety can prevent you from enjoying life and appreciating the little moments with your kids and loved ones. Rhodila rosea comes from the root of the plant and is used to treat anxiety, stress, and mental and physical fatigue. If you’d like to try this remedy, rhodiola rosea can be purchased online in tablet form.

Exercise for at Least a Half an Hour Daily

As a parent ages it is even more pertinent for them to take care of their bodies. Not only is it important to eat right, but exercising for at least a half an hour a day will get your heart rate up and will help you live a longer and healthier life. If you are an older parent this is especially important because your kids want you to be around for a long time! No matter what age you are, it’s never too late to exercise daily and eat the right kind of foods that will help you maintain a healthy way of life.

Be a Good Role Model to Your Children

Your children will look to you for health advice, eating right, and taking care of both their physical and mental issues both when they are younger and even later in life. Do your research now and you will feel more confident offering them advice when they need it. Encourage your kids to participate in sports when they are younger and if you’re healthy enough, you’ll be able to kick around a soccer ball or play tennis with them! By both you and your family having a healthy standard of living, you’ll stay healthy on your own while encouraging those you love to live a similar lifestyle.

Sierra is a freelance writer and owner of Paige One. She takes health seriously, especially for when she has a family of her own one day. Stay updated with Sierra via her Twitter handle @paigeone4u

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays on August 16

1930 Frank Gifford, American football player and announcer, Football Hall of Fame halfback and wide receiver
1933 Julie Newmar is an American actress, dancer and singer. Her most famous role is Catwoman in the Batman television series.
1949 Scott Asheton, American musician (The Stooges)
1953 Kathie Lee Gifford, American singer and actress, I guess she was Frank Gifford's birthday present, but the lady is annoying to me
1953 James Taylor is an American singer (Kool & The Gang)
1954 James Cameron, Canadian film director
1958 Angela Bassett, American actress
1958 Madonna, American singer and actress
1960 Timothy Hutton, American actor
1962 Steve Carell, American actor and comedian
1967 Pamela Smart, American convicted murderess who is serving a life-sentence for conspiring with her young lover to kill her husband, she turned out not to be so smart
1972 Emily Robison, American country singer (Dixie Chicks)
1972 George Stroumboulopoulos is a Canadian television and radio personality, best known as the host of CBC Television's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
1997 Greyson Chance is an American pop rock singer and pianist whose April 2010 performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a sixth-grade music festival became a hit on YouTube

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Try A Nice Vacation To Cape Cod and Enjoy Martha's Vineyard

My family loves vacations. It is nice to go somewhere where you can actually relax and enjoy your time together. This year we decided to go to a different part of the country. We usually go to Orlando, California or the Philippines. We enjoy all of those trips, but sometimes change is good. I have family in New York and the vicinity. I remember as a kid going to Cape Cod one summer. The trip was one of the most enjoyable moments of my life. The area is beautiful and the food is fresh. This is the perfect area to bring your family to have a good time and relax.

I decided to go online and put together a vacation to the Cape Cod area. I made a search for Marthas Vineyard hotels and found the perfect spot for us to stay. I showed all the information to my wife and she finally became excited. She has never been to that part of the country and always wanted to check it out. I booked the vacation and the flights that same evening. Now we had something to look forward to, a vacation at Martha's Vineyard.

What is cool about Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard is there is so much to do. The place is beautiful, the food is delicious and there are activities for the entire family. I loved going bike riding and enjoying the cool breeze in the evening. I also enjoyed the beach and the ride we took on a speed boat. Mostly, I loved researching the area and relaxing in our hotel. If you want to enjoy a fun and relaxing vacation, try out Martha's Vineyard for a change.

This is a sponsored post for Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, however, all
the points and views are my own.

Finding Those Qualiy Car Dealerships in Greenville

We love to go on road trips. I'm not for flying, but will fly when I have to. I like road trips where you can drive and stop and relax. When I stop, I like to get something to eat and check the neighborhood out a bit for cars. Our family loves cars, it is a family trait. If you have a car lot in our vicinity, we will stop and check you out. We decided to take another road trip yesterday and (of course) checked out some car dealerships on the way.

I made my brother drive because I was tired. I closed the store the night before and only had four hours of sleep. I usually need seven to eight hours of sleep to make it through the day. When we stopped, I had no idea where we were. My brother said he looked up car dealerships in greenville sc and here we are. He checked the dealerships out online and now we are sitting in the parking lot.

I have been asleep for hours, so I have no idea where I am. My brother tells me he followed the directions and before I know it, we are checking out cars. Try taking a test drive while you still have sleep in your eyes. These road trips are fun and the dealerships we find online are usually the best quality you can find. Trust me, you will really love this place if you are in the area or love to take road trips to place you have never been. Happy car shopping.

This is a sponsored post for McKinney Dodge, however, all the points and
views are my own.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Enjoy Your Holidays With Battery Operated Candles

It may only be August, but the holidays are just around the corner. Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it and now is the time to prepare. We went to a friend's wedding last weekend and we found something cool that would look great on your Thanksgiving or Christmas table. It's called a battery operated candle and it is cool. No more dripping wax or your candles going out because of a sudden whisk of air.

They are called tapered candles and i'm sure you will love them. The website is filled with all kinds of varieties to fit your every need. There are all kinds of sizes and shapes. You can use these beautiful candles for weddings, parties and holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. The candles look realistic, but you will never have to worry about them blowing out at the wrong time. You will be amazed with all of the types of battery operated candles. You will be surprised when you find even scented candles on this cool website.

It is time to get ready for the holidays. Check out some of these great candles and get them for your family party. You will have all of your friends and family asking where you got them. I don't like the old candles because they are too messy and melt all over the place. If you are like me, you got to check out these great tapered candles.

Box Tops From Walmart and General Mills-$25 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway 8/27/2012

It's time to get ready to go back to school. You have to buy clothes and supplies for your children and their new year of school. When you want to save money, you find yourself at Walmart. Walmart has great prices for clothing and all your children's school supplies. Our local Walmart makes sure their prices are lower just in time for school to help us save money.

While you are at Walmart saving money, get a head start on saving those important Box Tops for Education.

Starting this July, participating products at Walmart will be loaded with 4 Box Tops, so don’t let this opportunity float by you!

  • Look for the Box Tops display at your local Walmart to earn 4 Box Tops on more than 100 of your family’s favorite items including Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, Nature Valley and Totinos
  • By liking Walmart on Facebook you can earn more Box Tops from General Mills
  • Check out the Box Tops For Education website to learn more about the Box Tops Program and how you can help your school reach  its goal for the 2012-2013 school year
  • Visit to find out how you can earn even more for your school with eBox Tops
We already began saving Box Tops for our school. To make things even better, some of our school supplies even have box tops on them when we buy them at Walmart.

Walmart is the place to go to save money, now it is also the place to go to get those bonus Box Tops. Walmart gave us a start with our school supplies by sending us a $25 Walmart gift card. Now is the chance for you to also win one of these $25 gift cards to spend on your children's school supplies and clothing.

General Mills and Walmart provided me with the free information and gift packs through MyBlogSpark. The gift cards were a gift for my reader's and I, the opinions are my own.

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