Friday, November 30, 2012

The Place To Buy Luxury Oceanfront Homes In South Florida

The Power Ball was huge this week.We usually don't buy tickets, but we just couldn't help ourselves. My wife thought it would be nice to win and buy a luxury oceanfront condo at Bellaria. She found this cool website that deals in luxury condos and houses in the South Florida area. You have to be a rich person to buy one of these beautiful condos and thus our dream of lottery winners. By now, you know we didn't win the Power Ball and we are still just regular people. Still, the site is cool and has some of the nicest luxury Real Estate from Miami Beach to Palm Beach.

My wife decided to check out some of the properties on South Beach. She looked up luxury oceanfront condos at Apogee in South Beach and found some beautiful places to live. The site is well put together and they make it easy for you to find a new first, second or third home in beautiful sunny South Florida. If we won the lottery, I think my wife would have decided to move us to Miami.

The site also has a blog that will keep you informed about the housing market in the South Florida area. They tell you how luxury waterfront property in the Miami area is hot. The market is boiling and this is the place to go if you want to buy a new beautiful home on the waterfront in Miami. Don't forget to check out the luxury oceanfront condominiums at Apogee on South Beach. They are stunning.


Celebrity Birthdays On December 1

Born On This Day


1923 Stansfield Turner, American admiral and 12th Director of Central Intelligence
1935 Woody Allen, American film director, actor, and comedian
1944 Eric Bloom, American musician (Blue Oyster Cult)
1944 John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors)
1944 Michael W. Hagee, 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
1945 Bette Midler, American actress and singer
1946 Gilbert O'Sullivan, Irish singer
1951 Treat Williams, American actor
1954 Bob Goen, American television host Entertainment Tonight
1957 Chris Poland, American guitarist (Megadeth)
1958 Charlene Tilton, American actress
1961 Armin Meiwes, German cannibal who killed and ate people who volunteered
1962 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer who worked with Valiant, DC Comics and Marvel Comics
1970 Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian
1975 Matt Fraction is an Eisner Award-winning American comic book writer, known for his work as the writer of The Invincible Iron ManThe Immortal Iron Fistand Uncanny X-Men for Marvel Comics and Casanova for Image Comics.
1977 Brad Delson, American guitarist (Linkin Park)
1977 Jared Fogle, American Subway spokesperson
1978 Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter
1990 Chanel Iman, American model who works for Victoria's Secret

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4 servings  |  Prep Time: 10 minutes  |  Cook Time: 15 minutes
 
INGREDIENTS
 
   1  Tbsp. butter
   4  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb.),
       cut into 1-inch pieces
   3  cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
   1  can (10¾ oz.) Campbell's® condensed Cream of Chicken
       Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)
1/2  cup milk
1/2  cup shredded Cheddar cheese
 
INSTRUCTIONS
 
Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until well browned, stirring often.

Stir the broccoli, soup and milk in the skillet. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with the cheese.
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Celebrity Birthdays On November 30

Born On This Day


1918 Efrem Zimbalist Jr., American actor
1927 Robert Guillaume, American actor, starred in Soap and Benson
1929 Dick Clark, American television host, American Bandstand
1929 Joan Ganz Cooney, American children's television pioneer who founded Children's Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop), the organization famous for the creation of the children's television show Sesame Street
1930 G. Gordon Liddy, American Watergate operative and talk radio host
1937 Ridley Scott, British film director
1945 Roger Glover, British bassist (Deep Purple)
1952 Mandy Patinkin, American actor and singer who has had many movie and television roles, he is now playing Saul Berenson in the Showtime series Homeland
1954 Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian actress (The Godfather) who played Michael Corleone's wife
1955 Billy Idol, British musician
1959 Cherie Currie, American musician who was the lead vocalist of The Runaways with Joan Jett
1969 Amy Ryan, American actress
1973 John Moyer, American bassist (Disturbed)
1975 Mindy McCready, American country music musician who has had her trouble with drug abuse
1978 Clay Aiken, American singer who was on season 2 of American Idol
1985 Kaley Cuoco, American actress and model, 8 Simple Rules and The Big Bang Theory
1994 William Melling is a British child actor who played Nigel in the Harry Potter film series

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Celebrity Birthdays On November 29

Born On This Day


1921 Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone
1935 Diane Ladd, American actress
1940 Chuck Mangione, American musician
1949 Garry Shandling, American comedian, actor and writer
1951 Barry Goudreau, American musician (Boston)
1954 Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
1955 Howie Mandel, Canadian comedian
1958 Michael Dempsey, English musician (The Cure)
1959 Rahm Emanuel, American politician and mayor of Chicago
1961 Kim Delaney, American actress
1964 Don Cheadle, American actor
1964 Tom Sizemore, American actor
1968 Jonathan Knight, American singer (New Kids on the Block)
1968 Howard K. Stern, American attorney and reality TV personality
1972 Brian Baumgartner, American actor, best known for playing Kevin Malone on The Office
1976 Anna Faris, American actress, singer and comedienne
1991 Zac Sunderland is an American sailor who was the first person under the age of 18 to sail solo around the world

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Fashionable Gifts for a Wife During Christmas


Fashionable Gifts for a Wife During Christmas

Like most fathers you’re most likely fairly busy during the holiday season either working, taking care of the kids, trying to make time to spend time with your wife, or all of the above. If you’re on a hunt for great gifts for your wife during Christmas you’re not alone. Sometimes it’s hard figuring out what she will like best and will also make her smile. It never hurts to ask her what she has in mind this holiday instead of playing guessing games or you could also try writing down the items you know that she loves before shopping. Don’t try to be too inventive – stick with what you know she looks forward to the most and you can even ask your kids for advice too. Try to have fun shopping for your wife during the holidays and she’ll definitely look forward to opening your presents when Christmas arrives.

Sparkly Tops and Earrings – If she doesn’t currently own party attire but desires some sparkly elements, head on over to Anne Taylor Loft or Banana Republic and see if they have any party styled tops that glisten. If you’re unsure of her size you can either ask her before going shopping or check inside the closet – chances are you’ll be able to find a similar top from the name brand name if it is her favorite. If you’re still not sure when you purchase something if it will work get a gift receipt, that way she can exchange it for something else should she change her mind. She’ll appreciate your thoughtfulness though and remember it’s the thought that counts.

Hair Extensions and Accessories – Does she have short hair that she’d like to have longer? Depending on your budget you may want to consider buying her hair extensions. Perfect Locks is a quality company who offers a variety of hair extensions that thicken the hair up and make current tresses look longer and lovelier. If you’re not sure what to gift her with in regards to extensions, ask her stylist what he or she recommends or ask customer service – they’re more than happy to help you! If she’s really into her hair chances are she also loves hair accessories, so also look into buying oils that will make her hair silky smooth and other products that she may love but doesn’t necessarily buy all of the time for herself.

Plan a Romantic Dinner or Massage – If she really desires the gift of time, have your kids help you make a fun homemade gift card that says you’d like to take her out for a dinner and a movie, or get her a message. A couple’s massage is a great way to spend time together and so is having dinner with her – it’s a creative Christmas gift that will be perfect for the both of you as well!

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The Company That Will Help You Build Into The Future

I used to work construction years ago. We did cement work in the parking lot of the local post office. The parking lot was huge and we did it a section at a time. We had to cut out the old cement, build forms and wait for the concrete truck to come in. The work was hard, but it was cool to see our work when it was finished. We built the concrete forms ourselves, but our forms still did the trick. This was twenty-five years ago and I was only twenty three years old.

There are companies who deal in insulated concrete forms. There are many companies who deal in them, but there is only one company that does not use foam or polystyrene. Instead, they use Durisol-a proprietary wood concrete material (cement bonded wood fiber). You may want to remember this the next time you are looking for a company with the perfect green product to build your house.

In today's society, we still build houses and we still use concrete. There are companies out there that are trying to make construction more green. Remember this company uses insulated concrete forms that are safer, quieter, more comfortable, energy-efficient, structurally secure and environmentally responsible. This is the company that will help you and your company build into the future.

Celebrity Birthdays On November 28

Born On This Day


1929 Berry Gordy Jr., American record company owner and founder of Motown Record Company
1936 Gary Hart, American politician and Presidential candidate
1944 Timothy Krajcir is a convicted American serial killer from West Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania who has confessed to killing over nine women
1948 Beeb Birtles, Dutch-Australian musician (Little River Band)
1948 Dick Morris, American political figure, author
1950 Ed Harris, American actor
1959 Judd Nelson, American actor
1960 John Galliano is a British fashion designer who was best known as head designer of French haute couture houses Givenchy (July 1995 to October 1996) and Christian Dior (October 1996 to March 2011)
1962 Jon Stewart, American comedian
1962 Matt Cameron, American drummer (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam)
1967 Stephnie Weir, American comedian on MADtv
1968 Dawn Robinson, American singer (En Vogue)
1973 Jade Puget, American musician (AFI)
1975 Sunny Mabrey, American actress
1984 Trey Songz, American recording artist
1984 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress and scream queen

I'm Tired Of The Road Construction Signs In Our Neighborhood

We have road construction going on all over our neighborhood. They have been working on the roads for years and it is getting annoying. I can't wait until they finish the roads, so we don't have to deal with the endless traffic. I drove my wife to work this morning and the roads are rough. There are bumps and cracks in the roads everywhere. It is a real pain. I know it has to be bad on the axle and shocks on my car. I really can't wait until it is over. There are Safety Signs all over the place. If I didn't have to use the road, I would not. The problem is I have no choice. My children go to school on the road and my wife works on the road.

I had a friend who worked construction. He told me they squeezed every penny out of their jobs. A road construction job that was supposed to take a year could be pushed to two years. This way the construction companies could keep their people working and make more money. I don't know if he was pulling my leg or if it was the truth. Every day I drive down the road, I think about what he told me. Their were signs on the road that told us when the roads were completed, that was months ago and they roads are not near complete.

The things is they don't keep working on one road. One day, the construction people are working on one road. The next day they are working on another road and so on. I believe the construction workers have worked on eight to ten different roads in the past three years. Last night, I saw another road sign that said they were going to be workin In Oug on another road near the end of this week. The thing that gets me is they decide to work on the roads during rush hour and do nothing at night. They could have finished the construction already, but they keeping piddling around. There has to be something we can do about our roads. I'm sure somebody has the same problem in their neighborhoods. Welcome to my world.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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BlendTec Recipe: HEARTY VEGETABLE CHOWDER


HEARTY VEGETABLE CHOWDER

Warm up during the holiday season with this chunky vegetarian chowder that will provide you the comfort of a cream soup without all the calories.

INGREDIENTS

FourSide Jar
or 
WildSide Jar

1 tbspbutter
1garlic clove, quartered
1/2medium onion, roughly chopped
2 cfrozen corn kernels, divided
2 cvegetable broth
1/8 tspground white pepper
1/4 tspkosher or sea salt
1/4 tspfennel seeds
1/2 tspchili powder
1 csteamed, carrot coins
1 cred potato, baked, diced

INSTRUCTIONS

Add butter to a 3-quart saucepan and sauté onion and garlic until tender. Add broth, 1 cup frozen corn, pepper, salt, fennel seeds, and chili powder and bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add soup to the FourSide or WildSide jar and secure lid. Select “Soup” setting. Transfer soup back to the saucepan and add remaining ingredients. Heat through and until corn is tender.

VARIATIONS

•To make the recipe vegan, substitute coconut oil for the butter •Garnish with a sprinkle of brown sugar •Garnish with bacon

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Servings 4 
Serving Size 1 c
Calories 152
Fat 35. g 
Saturated Fat 2 g 
Cholesterol 8 mg 
Sodium 673 mg 
Carbohydrates 29 g 
Fiber 3 g 
Sugar 8 g 
Protein 4 g
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Veggietales: The League of Incredible Vegetables Review


Veggietales: The League of Incredible Vegetables-This DVD was sent to me by World Vision

The League of Incredible Vegetables, DVD   -
Poor Junior Asparagus, he's scared of lots of things -- a perfect target for the power-hungry Dr. Flurry who wants to rule over Bumblyburg. When the villain sends his penguin henchmen to the town's Science Museum to steal the "Fear Gar" -- a weapon that helps identify a target's worst fear and then use it against him or her -- the Veggies call upon local superheroes, The League of Incredible Vegetables, hoping they can rescue Bumblyburg. It's too little, too late, however -- Dr. Flurry and the Fear Gar quickly capture "S-Cape," "Vogue," and "Thingamabob" and render their powers useless. Now it's only Junior, newly-dubbed superhero "Richochet," who can win the day. But can Junior overcome his many fears? After Junior's supersuit is ruined, can Larryboy help the young hero find the faith to soldier on without it? Will God truly be there in Bumblyburg's hour of need?

Imagine a weapon that feeds on fear. It reveals your greatest fright, and then uses it to immobilize you. It gains power through dread and then literally freezes its victims. When the villain in the latest VeggieTales episode steals the so-called "feardar," The League of Incredible Vegetables is called into action to save Bumblyburg.
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This portrayal of how fear works shows the cleverness that is a hallmark of VeggieTales. Weighty subjects become not only understandable but filled with subtle insights and humor. It's what makes VeggieTales appealing to more than just little ones.

This movie shows us how the Veggie Tales characters faced fear. I know we have all been there and this is why this movie appeals to children and adults alike.

The most important part of this review is the company that sent me this movie. Since, You are giving gifts this year, why not give them through the World Vision Gift Catalog. Give a Gift and Change a life. You can give a gift to World Vision and get a gift or choose just to give to a great cause. Check out this company and give if you are able to give. You will help children who really need your gift.......

Celebrity Birthdays on November 27

Born On This Day


1945 Barbara Anderson is an American actress who is best-known for portraying police "Officer Eve Whitfield" in the television series Ironside
1951 Kathryn Bigelow, American film director
1952 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
1955 Bill Nye (The science guy), American engineer and broadcaster
1957 Caroline Kennedy, American journalist and attorney and member of the Kennedy family
1957 Kevin O'Connell, American sound re-recording mixer and unluckiest Academy Award nomine
1959 Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)
1960 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
1961 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian, his filmKung Pow: Enter the Fist
1962 Charlie Benante, American drummer (Anthrax)
1964 Robin Givens, American actress who is best known for her role as Darlene Merriman on the television series Head of the Class
1970 Erik Menendez, American convict, involved in the shotgun murders of his parents
1973 Samantha Harris, American model and host, she was the co-host of seasons two through nine of Dancing with the Stars
1973 Twista, American rapper who can rap very fast
1974 Kirk Acevedo is an American actor. He is primarily known for his portrayals of Miguel Alvarez in the HBO series Oz, Joe Toye in Band of Brothersand FBI Agent Charlie Francis in the science-fiction series Fringe
1976 Jaleel White, American actor who played Steve Urkel from Family Matters

Monday, November 26, 2012

The Incredible Holiday Giveaway from SmartLab Toys

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One lucky person will win 10 SmartLab toys
just in time for the holidays!

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The Details:
Accepting entries through December 16, 2012.  One entry per person.

ONE WINNER WILL RECEIVE 10 SMARTLAB TOYS!
1) DJ Rock Dock  2) Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab  3) The Amazing Squishy T.rex

4) Bug Playground  5) Squishy Human Body  6) Glow-in-the-Dark Lab
7) All-Natural Spa Day  8) Gross Art
  9) Glitter Art  10) Pink Art

RAYS, LONGORIA EXTEND CONTRACT THROUGH 2022

Good News For Rays Fans.....

The Tampa Bay Rays and Evan Longoria have agreed on a contract extension that could keep the All-Star third baseman in a Rays uniform through the 2023 season. Longoria's new contract incorporates the salaries for 2013 through 2016 from his original contract and extends six more years through 2022, and includes a club option for 2023.

The 27-year-old is a three-time American League All-Star, two-time Rawlings AL Gold Glove winner at third base and was the 2008 AL Rookie of the Year. After five Major League seasons he already ranks second on the Rays all-time list with 130 home runs, third with 456 RBI and fourth with 161 doubles.

check out the full story on Raysbaseball.com

Celebrity Birthdays on November 26

Born On This Day

1938 Porter J. Goss, American Central Intelligence Agency director
1938 Rich Little, Canadian comedian and actor, The Man of a Thousand Voices
1939 Tina Turner, American singer and actress
1944 Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes)
1945 John McVie, British musician (Fleetwood Mac)
1963 Adam Gaynor, American musician (Matchbox Twenty)
1973 Kristin Bauer, American actress who plays Pam on the HBO series True Blood
1973 Peter Facinelli, American actor
1975 DJ Khaled, Palestinian-American hip-hop/rap artist, DJ and producer
1979 B.J. Averell, American reality television contestant who won Amazing Race 9
1980 Jason Anthony Griffith, American video game voice actor
1983 Chris Hughes, American businessman, co-founder of Facebook

Saturday, November 24, 2012

The Important Information You Need For Your Workouts

I have been working out since I was twelve. I began because of anger, my dad was a drunk and he was always angry at my brother and I. I worked out and took my anger out on the weights. There was so much anger and I put it all into my workout. I became a workout freak and my body grew likewise. My father looked at me one day and I saw fear in his eyes. The angry drunk knew I was not messing around. He had better keep his drunken anger to himself or he would have to deal with his son.

I used to look at bodybuilding magazines to get ideas about my workouts. Now I go to the bodybuilding blog to get that same information. They have all the information you need to succeed in your own workouts. If you want to get information from the experts, check them out and improve your own workouts.

I am now forty-eight years old. I still love to workout. I no longer workout because of anger. Instead, I workout to keep myself in shape for my kids. I want to be able to do things with them and I want to live long enough for them to have their father around ready to play with the grandchildren. I go to places like bodybuilding blog to get valuable information that helps me with my workouts. Working out is different as a middle-age man, but it still keeps you in good shape.

Celebrity Birthdays on November 25

Born On This Day

1914-1999 Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player, Hall of Fame centerfielder for the New York Yankees who won 9 World Series Championships, MLB record 56 consecutive games with a base hit
1933 Kathryn Grant, American actress and the wife of Bing Cosby
1947 Jonathan Kaplan, American filmmaker and producer of ER
1947 John Larroquette, American actor
1947 Tracey Walter, American actor who has appeared in over 100 films and television shows
1951 Bill Morrissey, American musician
1960 Amy Grant, American Christian singer
1967 Rodney Sheppard, American musician (Sugar Ray)
1968 Jill Hennessy, Canadian actress, the star of Crossing Jordan
1971 Christina Applegate, American actress
1981 Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush
1981 Jenna Bush, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush
1986 Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress
1991 Jamie Grace, American Christian singer-songwriter and actress

I hope you enjoyed today's celebrity birthdays. Come back out tomorrow to check out more celebrity birthdays. Happy Birthday to all celebrities and everybody else who were born on this day- come back tomorrow to see what Celebrities were born on this day