Nov 11 2013

Awkward family portraits

With the onset of the holiday season, this means taking awkward family Christmas photos for many households. But during a time of year that is often already fraught with stress and friction, why settle for that awkward family portraits session that can be uncomfortable at best and a cause of disagreement at worst? This year, you may want to go out of your way to take holiday photos that emphasize fun while being true to your distinctive family personality and dynamic.

For example, you may want to play up the idea of embarrassing family photos with a tongue-in-cheek session in which you don’t take yourself too seriously. The holidays are notorious for tacky, so-bad-they’re-awesome sweaters. Why not have your entire family dress in these and send the resulting funny holiday pictures out to family and f

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Oct 14 2013

Ideas for family pictures

Around the world, the average internet user will spend 16 hours a month online. However, that number doubles in the United States where users devote 32 hours to the internet every month. While much of that number undoubtedly comes from the fact that more and more people are using the internet while at work or for personal reasons, like banking and paying bills, the reality is that many of the hours spent online are used for just killing time. Lots of people browse different websites looking at sports scores, reading blogs, or even browsing through awkward family pictures to pass the time.

The ways that people admit to spending their time online will vary from person to person. Some 22% of people spend their time on social media, 21% use search engines, 20% read all kinds of content, 19% use email a

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Sep 11 2013

Awkard family photos

Getting together with family can be both a gift and a curse. It is great to catch up, eat delicious food, and play board games when you have nothing left to talk about. However, you have to travel and take those awfully awkward family photos Christmas cards are famous for.

Last Thanksgiving, according to NBC News, 43.6 million Americans traveled more than 50 miles to be with their families. What was there reward? Embarrassing family photos serving as evidence of their love for their family. Do not worry, however. You are absolutely not alone.

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If ever you feel that awkward family pictures only ever happen to you and yours, then have no fear. The Awkward Family Photos book is proof that every single family takes some of the worst pictures to p

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Jul 11 2013

Awkward family photos christmas

Awkward family portraits. We see them, we laugh at them… but danger lurks around every corner. For you know, deep in the dark place in your mind where you never go, that somewhere, somehow, and at the worst possible time… someone will find the photos of the Rainbow Bright themed birthday party you were sure the other boys in your Boy Scout troop would think was just the coolest.

We cannot erase the past, but we can safeguard our future. Here are some tips to make sure that when it comes to awkward family portraits, you remain the laugher, and never the laughee.

1. Clothing Choice. Some of the most embarrassing family photos come from a simple lack of wardrobe sense. Matching clothing is never a good idea, and themes are right out too. Sweaters should not be too hideous, and family pets sh

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May 11 2018

From boat storage to car storage to storage of other personal items, the need for storage facilities all throughout the United States is immense. In fact, every year the storage unit industry alone creates more than twenty million dollars worth of revenue and employs nearly two hundred thousand people in all places around the United States. There are now more than fifty thousand storage facilities offering storage units for rent or for sale throughout the country, and more than two billion feet of storage unit space currently available, though the demand is only growing.

There are many reasons to need a storage unit, from boat storage to inadequate storage space in your family home. As the typical home in the United States only has around twenty one square feet of total storage space, it is not uncommon for the av

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May 09 2018

When choosing a school for their kids, parents have to weigh a number of different factors. The advantages of private schools include greater student and teacher engagement, higher academic standards as reflected in test scores and college admission rates, and extracurricular activities that allow students to develop skills and self confidence. These are on the list of what to know about day schools for parents, so they can make a responsible decision about what would be the best school for their children.

What are the benefits of private school education?
For any parents considering the advantages of a private education, here’s what to know about day schools. By a number of different indices, such as student engagement, academic performance, extracurricular activities, and colleges admissions, day schools outperform their public school counterparts.

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May 09 2018

When it comes to planning a wedding, event, or birthday party, there is always a high amount of stress attached. This is especially so when trying to properly plan a wedding or a birthday party because you will want everything to be perfect for the people at the center of these events. This is exactly why party equipment rentals are so popular in the United States right now.

The process of planning a party deals with organizing a lot of details, from invitations to decorations, food, and even activities. So if you utilize the services of party equipment rentals, this helps free up your time to be put towards other aspects of planning. This is just one of the benefits that come along with leaning on the services of these types of companies.

In the year of 2012, the average cost of a wedding was $27,000 and the average cost for the reception in that year came out to nearly $13,000. So with these costs being reasonable, there is no excuse for not working with party equipment ren

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Apr 27 2018

If you’re buying a house, you may have considered searching on your own instead of looking for realtors. Although you may think that is the best option for you, using top realtors in your area to look at homes for sale will actually work out much better, and here’s why.

They have expertise

Because realtors are experts in their field, they are always aware of the updates and changes going on in the real estate industry. They are obligated to stay current on the laws, regulations, and practices. They also have access to homes that may not be available on public records. So this means your realtor might show you a house that isn’t up for sale on your real estate smartphone app yet.

You don’t have to worry about paperwork

If you’ve ever bought a house, or even if you haven’t, you can picture how much paperwork it takes. There are documents upon documents, and they are all typically very long. Most home buyers don’t have time to read all that. Even if you did have the time, would you understand all of it? Let your realtor help walk you through it.

They’re great with negoiation

Top realtors are great with negotiation because they can remain very level-headed. If you try to do the negotiating yourself, it’s possible for very passionate conversation because you’re fighting for your dream home. A realtor can remove themselves from the emotional aspects of the transaction.

They’re knowledgeable

Most top realtors work in a regional area, and they are probably local to your desired home location. This means they are familiar with the local trends. They know where the good school districts are, what neighborhoods have cheaper taxes, and if the asking price of the home is reasonable for the area. They also know where to find the items on your wish list for your new home.

Roughly 78% of recent homebuyers state that their realtor was a useful source of information. Without the use of top realtors, you may not be able to find the home of your dreams, close at the right price, or sift through all the confusing paperwork. If you’ve decided to purchase a home, make sure you hire a realtor.


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