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Garage Door Designs - Which Is Right For You?

When you own your home you can easily get sucked into the curb appeal competition that happens in every neighborhood. Whether it’s on purpose or just sort of happens as we try to keep up with “The Joneses” it is easy to get carried away and start spending obscene amounts of money on ridiculous things you don’t need. Water features, unique plants and planters, lights and motion detectors the list goes on and on. The one thing we all can agree on is if you have a garage you need to have a decent garage door.   There are 6 different styles of garage doors made available to us and each has its own challenges whether it’s with positioning, pricing, or maintenance. Certain styles won’t work on your home without some major adjustments and if you live in an area with strata or maintenance you aren’t allowed to stray too far from the homes original design. Take a look at what will work for your home and budget and this will help narrow down your options.  The basic sectional garage door is the

7 Budgeting Tips For Big Families

  Budgeting tips for big families are something everyone can benefit from. Having a large family can be a rewarding and unforgettable experience. Also, couples are attempting to have more kids than in the previous decade, with an average of three. However, the most pressing problem for many parents is how to pay for everything . The cost of raising children rose significantly as the economy changed. If having a big family is a priority for you and something you'd want to have in the future, there are methods to work around the financial limitations and make it work.  Where does the money go? The typical middle-class family spent their money on these commodities to raise their children: establishing and maintaining a home, eating and drinking, child care and education, transport, health, clothes, and other essentials. It's in these areas you should try to save the most , and our tips will help you. The most effective budgeting tips for large families We consulted money managers

DIY Entryway Revamp With TracSafe Anti-Slip Color Coat and TracSafe Anti-Slip Sealer By Daich Coatings

As a small business owner I am always looking for ways to improve my home and ensure my clients are safe and feel welcome when they come to the door.  We have a concrete stairway leading to our entrance which can be slippery when wet creating a hazard for our customers coming and going. We have had a few minor slips and trips on our steps and we jumped at the opportunity to use Daich Coatings Anti-Slip Coating to add a layer of traction and protection to our stairs.  Our entry way now has anti-slip steps for a safer journey for our clients to and from our home with their children. Not only is it much safer but it looks warm and inviting and well maintained. This product was very easy to use and looks like it was a professional job.  Daich Coatings has now introduced  TracSafe ®  Anti-Slip Color Coat . Available in five colors, the real stone organic coating covers almost any ugly, blotchy floor surface. You can DIY this renovation project in just a few days, start on Friday done by Sun

High School Graduation Invitations for the Class of ’22

Summer is quickly approaching, and that means one thing in the world of teenagers: high school graduation. After four long years, you and your fellow classmates are finally ready to walk across the stage and collect your high school diploma. Before the big day arrives, though, you’ll need to start thinking about how you want to send out your invitations to friends and family members who will be there to celebrate with you on this momentous occasion.   Script Cap Graduation Invitations     This is the Best Way to Do  High School Graduation Invitations : Whether you’re planning a high school graduation party or not, it’s never too early to plan ahead. This gives your family plenty of time to get everything ready and helps prevent last-minute stress.    By starting out with invitations, you can save a lot on printing costs (consider sending e-vites, rather than printing copies), and even more on time—letting friends know about your plans early gives them plenty of notice so they don’t hav

Veggie And Vegan Burger Recipes

May 28th  is National Burger Day and instead of firing up the grill and cooking up the usual, we'd like to present to you a few burger recipes with a vegan and plant-based twist. Below are three recipes from three different books:  The Fiber Effect, The Complete Quinoa Cookbook,  and  Easy Vegan Home Cooking . Recipe #1: Black Bean Burgers (From  The Fiber Effect  by Nichole Dandrea-Russert) Servings: 8–10 patties Ingredients 1 cup cooked short-grain brown rice 1 cup raw walnuts 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided, plus more for cooking if needed (alternatively you can use veggie broth or water) 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon garlic 1 teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon each sea salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 (15-ounce) BPA-free can black beans, drained ⅓ cup almond or oat flour Directions Cook brown rice as instructed on the package and set aside. Time saver: have rice ready to go ahead of time. Heat a sm

Sex & Disability, Don’t Disable Your Happiness Let LELO Help!

Image Credit Nearly three in four of the people with a disability living in North America feel they're often stigmatized by society – but that's not stopping them from achieving their happiness. The survey  of 2,000 adults, half of whom have disabilities, found that 73% of those with disabilities feel pushed aside because they don't have as many options available to them as those without a condition. A quarter of respondents without a disability know someone who has one (26%), and 45% of the general population admit they had never considered some of the difficulties they face. Most survey-takers believe their community is supportive of accommodating people with disabilities (77%). Those accommodations include accessible entrances with ramps or elevators (38%), automated functions like doors or soap dispensers (33%) or accessible text/device magnification such as larger text or captioning (31%). However, one in eight people think that some brands are not doing enough to crea

Why Are Orchids So Special? - Colours And Meanings

Orchid season is in full swing and it’s time to start watching these gorgeous flowers bloom and bring joy to people around the globe. Not only is an orchid stunning to look at and makes an amazing gift but each colour has its own meaning.  So what does each orchid stand for and why should you gift it to certain people at certain milestones in life?  White Orchid flower meaning  is of elegance, grace and purity. The best time to give a white orchid is when someone has a baby, gets married or is getting christened or baptized.  Yellow orchids stand for new beginnings and friendship. Give a friend a yellow orchid just because, if they moved to a new house, just survived surgery or even got divorced. Yellow brings bright new feelings and adds cheerful thoughts even to the toughest situations in life.  Purple orchids stand for royalty and admiration. Purple orchids are usually given as a sign of respect. The best time to give an orchid would be as a gift for any occasion, when someone is pr

Easy DIY Nail Ideas To Help You Save On Self Care Costs

Cutting costs is at the top of everyone’s list right now as prices of most everything continue to rise. So if you’re used to getting your nails done on a regular basis it may be time to learn how to do your own manicures and nail designs at home. These are some of the simplest and easy to learn designs I have found, so even if you aren’t the best artist with the steadiest hand you should be able to get these done with a little practice.  Simple French tips are always a winner and a timeless classic. These useful tricks will help you master the simplicity and become a master at French tipped nails.  Start with this easy how to guide from  Style Craze  to master the technique then check out how far you can go with this skill.  Pop Cosmo  has an interesting hack to perfect the French tip as well!  These coloured French tips from  La Belle Society  are simply adorable!  For a unique twist on the French tip check out these ideas on the  Chasing Daisies Blog !  Recreating ombré nails and ado