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Improving Travel Etiquette

By: mandy | Date: July 31, 2008 | Categories: Travel

It’s the universal symbol of Americana abroad: the camera-slinging, fanny-pack-sporting tourist, clad in shorts, sneakers, unrolled socks and complaining loudly in English. Ever since the Pilgrims crashed the Wampanoag tribe’s Thanksgiving dinner, Americans have been earning a reputation as boorish international travelers. Even stars and diplomats occasionally drive home the stereotype with egregious behavior. Actor […]

Rafael Nadal has dominated the pro tennis circuit this season by winning yet another French Open, followed by the Wimbledon. The intense rivalry between Nadal and world ranked number one Roger Federer has led to history-making matches in the past and the 2008 season is no different. It will be interesting to see who wins […]

Shopping for Tires and Rims Easy for Husband

By: mandy | Date: July 30, 2008 | Categories: Automotive

People seem to have a belief that women love to shop and men do not. I have a different view on this subject all together. My husband loves to shop for tires. In fact, he will shop for hours and hours until he finds discount tires that he likes. He makes sure that he is […]

Outdoor Rug Brings Family Together

By: mandy | Date: July 29, 2008 | Categories: Home & Garden

I love spending time outdoors. One of my most favorite things to do is eat dinner on the patio when the weather is nice. I got a beautiful outdoor rug and I put a few chairs and a table on it. My family loves it because they feel like it’s an extension of the house. […]

New House, New Fears Put to Rest by Next Day Blinds

By: mandy | Date: July 24, 2008 | Categories: Home & Garden

I am in the process of building a new home for my family. It’s a very exciting time for us but I am also nervous about the move. We have been living in a 2 bedroom condo and now we will be moving into a 4 bedroom house with twice the square feet than where […]