Archive for May, 2014

Michelle Obama Welcomes Military Moms to White House For Mother’s Day Tea

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Disabled veterans donations, Donations for military families, Organizations that help military families

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Michelle Obama addressed military moms and children at Mother’s Day Tea at the White House on Sunday, May 11. After honoring women of all kinds — including active military members, veterans, military spouses, and military mothers and grandmothers, Obama took a moment to remind their kids to eat their vegetables. One kid would not have it. “What about chicken?” the little boy chimed in. The first lady confirmed that yes, the outspoken child could eat chicken.

The event highlighted a troubling lack of similar motions to help military spouses and children. The government is not the only one who capable of helping military families, however. Average Americans can easily support military families — even if they’re on a budget. Here’s how:

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How to Choose a Wedding Photographer in Three Easy Steps

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Best wedding photographer, Photographing weddings, Wedding portrait photographer

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When it comes to your wedding day, you’ll want to do anything you can to ensure that the day is perfect. From the venue and the catering to the DJ and the dancing, planning a wedding offers plenty to consider. One of the most important ways in which a couple can look back fondly on their wedding day, though, is through the wedding photographs, so booking the right person for photographing weddings and receptions is essential for making the wedding day special. What is the process for choosing a wedding portrait photographer, and how can couples know when to book a wedding photographer? If you’re marrying soon and wondering about this service, here are some guidelines you can use to choose, book, and work with the best wedding photographer for your perfect wedding day: 1. Continue Reading No Comments

Experts Reveal Their Landscaping and Gardening Secrets

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Want to increase the value of your home, and make it more enjoyable to live in before you put it up for sale? Some relatively simple gardening and landscaping fixes, such as planting trees and shrubs, can vastly improve the aesthetics and practicality of your home. Here are some of the most popular gardening trends of 2014 (and some of them will even save you money, too!):

Grow The Foods You Eat and Drink

Americans are becoming increasingly aware of their health and nutrition, and choosing to eat and drink more raw foods — like fresh fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, preparing your own meals and eating fresh produce can easily get expensive. Planting your own fruits and veggies is a convenie

You CAN Vacation With Toddlers — Here’s How!

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Are you reconsidering your family vacation due to finances and/or young children? The good news is you don’t have to! There are plenty of options for families who want to vacation with infants and toddlers, and on a budget, too. Camping is one of the most cost-effective ways to get a little rest and relaxation, and — despite what some people think — it is also a great option for new parents. What are the best ways to camp, save big, and keep babies and toddlers safe?

No Matter What, Do Not Forget a Portable Playpen

“Take a pack n’ play. Otherwise it’s just dirt — they’re eating dirt, sniffing dirt up their noses,” mother of two, Lori Schilling-Davis, tells the Travel Channel. You can resolve most of the concerns of bringing infants, babies, and/or toddlers camping simply by placi

Find the Best HVAC Company in Your Area

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Are you concerned about properly regulating the temperature of your home? Perhaps you need your house to be cooler in the summertime, or more efficient at keeping you warm during the winter. You may want to hire a commercial HVAC company that specializes in air conditioning systems. Even in American housing that is equipped to accommodate more than one family, about 82% of them have centralized air conditioning. In addition to providing a more comfortable living situation, they are also more environmentally friendly because they can keep allergens from getting into the air, which makes it a more hypoallergenic space. Working with air conditioning companies

Incorporating Timeless Japanese Screens

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With a history that dates into the 16th century, the Japanese sliding screens have become a timeless design element in many interiors. Whether you are interested in a solution for doors, windows, headboards, or room dividers, sliding shoji screens can provide the perfect solution. In fact, the Japanese folding screens are becoming a popular component of Western interior design based on their ability to adapt to many different styles. Traditionally they were made of bamboo and rice paper, but the modern Japanese room screens can be made from materials such as, wood, vinyl, or waterproof rice paper. As more craftsmen are learning how to make

Three Home Buying Tips You Won’t Want to Miss!

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Building a new home, Buying a new home from a builder, New home builders

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If you have decided to buy your first home, your mind is likely bursting with endless possibilities, and questions about the entire process. You will be able to decide what kind of home you want to live in, decorate it the way you want, and create the perfect setting for you and your family. But finding the right home takes more work than you might think. You have to consider several factors, such as how much you can spend, what part of town you want to live in, and whether you want to invest in new home construction, or find an existing house. Here are some tips for buying a new home that you will want to think about as you search for the perfect living space.
  • Custom Built Houses. With an existing home, you do not necessarily have all the freedom you want to fashion the hous

Three Costly Mistakes You Do Not Want to Make When Apartment Hunting

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Apartments for rent, Local apartments for rent, Rental apartments

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Finding your own place can be exciting, especially if it is the first time you are venturing out of your parents’ house. You will experience a level of freedom you have never felt before. You are not the only one looking to rent either, as the market for renting apartments grew 3.3% in the last year, a similar rate to the previous few years. This means people are constantly on the hunt for a great place to rent. As a first time apartment renter, you have probably already begun to do research on the best local apartments to suit your needs. You may have also made a list of places to check out, found out about the rental prices, and read reviews of each rental property, like a smart shopper. But have you ever considered what not to do when apartment hunting? Here are some pitfalls to avoid when y

Three Tips on Selling Your Home

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Homes for sale, How do i buy a second home

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Did you know that during 2012, the average home purchased in the United States was 1,900 square feet? However, homes come in all shapes, styles, and sizes, and they are also large investments. This means that when individuals find homes for sale, they expect them to be in pristine condition. Fortunately, following these tips on selling your home will help you prepare your home properly so that it attracts an abundance of potential buyers. 1. Make home improvements. The interior of your home should be modern and stylish. For example, many buyers are currently interested in pedestal sinks, so by adding pedestal sinks to your bathrooms, your bathrooms will become more elegant. Since the amount of people who perform home improvements before selling a house is up 47% from last year, you must