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Friday, July 27, 2012

Lily Foot or Lutos Foot

To some people this is torture, but in Chinese culture this is FASHION. I can't imagine my foot being binded like that. I'll be in deep agony. 

What is the Chinese lily foot?

According to socialphy.com " The origin of lily foot is in time of geisha. Binding-foot is done in order to have small feet, for aesthetic reasons. Traditionally, geisha began their training at a very young age. Some girls were bonded to geisha houses (okiya) as children. These girls were referred to as hangyoku and were as young as nine years old. This was not a common practice in reputable districts and disappeared in the 1950s with the outlawing of child labor. Daughters of geisha were often brought up as geisha themselves, usually as the successor (atotori, meaning "heiress" ) or daughter-role (musume-bun) to the okiya".

 Photo was taken at Ripley's Believe it Or Not.

Monster Displays

If you want to be able to maximize your participation in trade shows, it is important that you invest in the proper trade show displays. There are virtually hundreds of participants in trade shows especially in major ones. With the proper trade show displays, you will be able to attract the attention of those who will pass by your booth. Design your booth properly so that you will be able to determine which type of trade show displays you will need. There are pop up displays, potable tables, banner stands, panel displays and even digital signage. Make sure that the ones that you will use will be able to feature prominently your brand name including your company logo and of course, your products and services. If you want to know more about the different trade show displays, here's the link of the website that will provide you with the information you will need. You will be able to determine which products from www.MonsterDisplays.com can help you create the most suitable trade show booth for your business.

Trade Show Tips

Trade shows are excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs to meet potential customers they need for a short period of time. The chances of providing their brands and products the exposure they need increases because of the huge number of clients that visit trade shows each year. Trade shows are also an excellent opportunity for businesses to know what their competitors have to offer. If you have a business that is just starting and you want to be able to provide your company and products that exposure they need, joining trade shows should be one of your priorities. You also need to research on trade show tips that can help your company benefit from its participation in trade shows. At  ExhibitDeal.com, you will be able to find all the trade show displays that you will need so that you can have a booth that features all the products that you have to offer to all trade show visitors.
For more details about trade show tips and other trade show opportunities, you should visit Exhibitdeal.com today. So what are you waiting for?

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Big Tire

Big tire at Ripley's Believe it Or Not in San Antonio, Texas. It's ginormous right?!
Akesha and her cousins Breanna and Joe inside the tire.

Cheap Rayban Aviators

My family and I are leaving in three days. We are going to take a 7-day cruise to Cayman Island, Jamaica, and Mexico. We are pretty excited about our upcoming trip and we can't wait to explore the Carnival Magic.

A week ago, I've been looking around for cheap rayban aviators to buy for my husband, but to my dismay, I wasn't able to get one I like. I wish I knew about eyesave.com before because they have tons of cheap rayban aviators to choose.

Three-Eyed Turtle

Have you seen a three eyed turtle before? Really interesting and scary looking turtle. Photo was taken at Ripley's Believe or Not.

Bridal Gowns

For perfect bridal gowns, Alfred Angelo wedding dresses is the right place to go. Alfred Angelo's collection is among the largest bridal apparel company in the world. Its bridal gown styles are fashionable, affordable, and meticulously designed in sizes 0 to 26, in short, standard, or with extra length.
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I just love this gown. They style and the color combination is just perfect. If given a chance to have our wedding vows again, I would love to go with this dress.
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I also fell in love with these designs. Really gorgeous!

Robert Wadlow

Do you know who's the tallest man in the world? Robert Pershing Wadlow was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. He is sometimes known as the Alton Giant or Giant of Illinois because he was born and grew up in Alton, Illinois. He's 8 ft 11.1 inch in height and weighed 439 lb. I can't imagine myself being that tall. 
How tall are you?
Photos were taken during our visit to Ripley's Believe it Or Not museum in San Antonio.

Cheap Prescription Glasses

For affordable prescription glasses, firmoo.com is the right place to go! This website has the best prescription glasses and sunglasses of various styles and types. They offer Virtual Try-On System that helps you see how you look with glasses or sunglasses provided by Firmoo so as to help you find the right pair for yourself. You should visit them now!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Switch to Boost Mobile Now!

This post brought to you by Boost Mobile. All opinions are 100% mine.

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Being able to benefit from the latest in the mobile phone industry is more than just choosing the handset that has the features that you want but is also about choosing the most suitable network provider or carrier. Before deciding on which network provider to choose, you need to be able to determine first the things that you need. In the prepaid mobile industry, Boost Mobile offers the best value to consumers. They offer the latest wireless phones and no-contract prepaid services. They have a Shrinking Payments/ReduPago loyalty program where payments are reduced in $5 increments each month after 6 on-time payments. The longer the consumers stay with Boost Mobile, the more savings they will get. 
With their 4G technology, customers get to enjoy faster data speeds even while doing different things at the same time. This means that they can stream or record a video and download an email without having to sacrifice network, quality and speed. Customers can also choose from the other prepaid plans that the company has such as talk and text only, talk, text and web which is suitable to active mobile phone users and the monthly unlimited prepaid plan. Customers can choose the plan which is suitable to their needs. 
I really would like to try out their HTC Evo Design 4G. This phone is very sleek and it has a great functionality. You should switch to Boost Mobile today!
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Fort Sam Houston

A few weeks ago, my family and I went to visit Fort Sam Houston. It's a U.S. Army post located in San Antonio, Texas. Also known as "Fort Sam," it is named after the first President of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston. 
This is the Old BAMC (Brooke Army Medical Center)building. Completed in 1937 as a General Hospital, and now it is home of the Headquarters of US Army South.
After driving around the Fort, we decided to stop by at one of the museums.
Fort Sam Houston is known as the "Home of Army Medicine" and "Home of the Combat Medic." At the end of World War II. It is the largest and most important military medical training facility in the world.
Photos inside the museum.

It is a very neat place to go and visit. Plus, it's CHEAP! 
Tuesday Travels

Friday, July 13, 2012

Outdoor Ceiling Fan

If you want to make the most out of your porch and convert it into a place where the whole family can just unwind especially during the hot and humid summer days, you need to make sure that you plan for its design carefully. You must also make the most of the available space that you have. Invest in the furniture and fixtures that you need including the outdoor ceiling fan that is suitable for all weather conditions.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Personal Comforters

Decorating your children’s bedroom can be quite tricky. You may have ideas of your own but you also have to consider the ideas and preferences of your children. Cartoon characters as wallpaper can be a great idea but if you don’t intend to have another redecorating project in a few years time, you may want to stick to something that will still be appropriate for them when they are a bit older. Choose child friendly furniture and fixtures. Toddlers can be really curious and cabinets that have handles that can easily get detached are not suitable for them. Pieces of furniture that have sharp corners are also dangerous for children. Invest in quality beddings so that they will get a good night’s sleep every time. Lack of sleep can make them cranky and it can affect their health. Personal Comforters that have colorful designs are also appealing to children. They can make your children feel more relaxed when they sleep or take a nap. With a room that is decorated in a way that is suitable for them, they will surely appreciate having a room of their own.
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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Wine Making

One of the many benefits that the internet has provided us is the fact that it is now easy to acquire the information that we need about any topic that we want. If we want to learn a new skill, for instance, we can just go online to learn how we will be able to do it either through an instructor or on our own. If you want to make homemade wine you can purchase all your supplies in wine making at HomeBrewIt.com. Getting all the wine making ingredients that you need has now become more convenient through their website. You might want to check them out!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July!
“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands. One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
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