• Donating to Charities 3 Reasons it Makes Sense

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    Clothing is an essential part of everyday life, one that many people take seriously. In the 1930’s women owned an average of nine outfits, but today women own an average of 30 outfits if not more. Clothing is something that is not necessarily bought only when needed, but rather when styles change, or when people want something different. This can probably account for the over 5 million dollars in donations worth of clothing materials each year. Clothing donations benefit landfills, others people and even your own family. Donating clothing has never been easier, especially since charity pick up makes donating a breeze without having to make a special trip. Read below to see how clothes donations can help those in need and how charity pick up hel Continue Reading

  • Three Reasons To Invest in Some Custom Clothing

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    If you’ve never thought about getting company apparel, school t-shirts, or some other kind of custom-made apparel, here’s three reasons to think about it now:

  • Custom Clothing Brings People Together There’s a reason that armies wear uniforms, and while no one is suggesting everyone at your company wear a uniform, getting some custom company apparel, even just t-shirts, for special events like a picnic or awareness day can be unifying and energizing, helping to build the corporate culture you’re looking for. The same is true of schools, where school spirit can be amplified by Continue Reading
  • Break the Many Wedding Planning Tasks into these Categories

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    Congratulations. You got engaged over the holiday season. You enjoyed the thrill of showing off your engagement ring to your family and friends. You basked in the beauty of having a significant other during some of the most romantic holidays. Now that the holiday season is over, it is time to get into full fledged wedding planning. Planning a wedding is a big job that takes a long time. You can easily break your tasks up into the following categories.

    Making the big decisions

    The big decisions, including the date, the venue and receptions location, and the budget are some of the most important wedding planning decisions that you will make. Because of this, it is im Continue Reading

  • Four Tips to Get a Hotel Night of Sleep at Home

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    Many people find that sleep comes easier in a hotel room. While the high quality bedding and comfortable mattress have something to do with it, there are many other factors also contributing to your quality sleep. You can create the same relaxing environment in your own bedroom at home with these tips.

    Create a temperature that is easy to control

    Because hotel rooms are often a single room, you have the ability to easily adjust the temperature of the room. If you are cold, you can turn on the furnace and feel the heat within minutes. If you are hot, you can simply turn off the furnace and the room will quickly shut down. While you might not have a furnace in your room, you can adjust the temperature in other ways. Consider adding a permanent fan to quickly cool down a room t Continue Reading

  • Looking for a Florist for Your Occasion?

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    The U.S. florist industry is booming because, let’s face it, there are always reasons for flowers! Just take a look at how much we spend on flowers at some of the most popular times of the year: Men on Valentine’s Day buy about 73% of the flowers, and on Mother’s Day, $1.9 billion is spent on flowers for our mothers. And let’s just take a moment to talk about how much people appreciate flowers: 99% of people say that someone who gives flowers is thoughtful. Another 83% says that they love to receive flowers unexpectedly. We are a nation of giving.

    How Much the Flower Industry Has Grown

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  • Clothes and More Trends in Fashion Today

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    Psychology states that within seven to 17 seconds of meeting someone, an impression is informed. This includes nonverbal communication, such as body language and tone of voice. This includes physical appearance, such as the state of dress, the hair color and styling, and whether a beard can be trimmed or is untrimmed.

    55% of a person’s opinion within that first impression is determined by physical appearance. This includes people’s clothing, whether it is appropriate for the event, whether it is appropriate for the situation. That situation could be a job interview or a holiday party. Either way, appearance matters. The type of clothing matters.

    Job interviews are generally seem as a time period when people will wear their best clothing in order to impress the interviewer that the per Continue Reading

  • Supreme Gear in LA A Reason Why They’re So Popular

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    There is little doubt in today’s society that the brick and mortar retail store is struggling. For instance, there seems like there are closing every day, whether that is Sports Authority or other stores. Many stores are struggling with the demands placed on them by an online retail environment that specializes in finding buyers exactly what they want.

    It is said that Amazon has killed retail stores. The reason being is that Amazon offers all kinds of goods, complete with user reviews that give a breakdown of the product and what the product is like and what the cons are to the product, while at affordable prices. Amazon in effect, allows businesses to connect directly with customers. The supplies that is.

    Because of that, retail stores have struggled and in the past ten years many have shut down. Circui Continue Reading

  • Here’s How to Wear a Kentucky Hoodie Like a True Blue Kentuckian

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    It’s long been said that when in Rome, you should do as the Romans do. And this go-with-the-flow attitude can also be applied to the state of Kentucky.

    Also known as the Bluegrass State, Kentucky boasts a rich cultural heritage filled with bourbon, horse racing, manufacturing, music, and of course ? fried chicken. Nestled in between Appalachia, the Rust Belt, and America’s heartland, Kentucky is the quintessential American state: proud, humble, and hard-working.

    So when in Kentucky, live, work, and play as the Kentuckians do. That might include slinging back some moonshine, sipping bourbon while you bop to bluegrass, savoring the flavor of country-fried chicken, and sporting some down-home Kentucky memorabilia. And there’s no better way to eat, drink, and look like a true-blue Kentu Continue Reading

  • What to Pack in Your Beach-Bound Suitcase

    types of sea glass ankletsHeading to the beach for a getaway can be extremely exciting. You’ll get to stick your toes in the sand, get a tan, and relax to the sound of waves crashing against rocks. But in order to have a successful beach vacation, you need to be prepared. There are so many things that you need to pack in your beach-bound suitcase, from skincare to what you’ll be wearing. Let’s take a look at a few necessities.

    Since you will be out in the sun, you’ll need to protect your skin from any harmful rays. Even if you want to make sure you can get a nice tan, it’s still important to wear sunscreen. If you are unlucky and do end up getting burnt by the sunshine, packing some aloe vera in your bag will help reduce any pain or itching you may experience.

    Clothing and Accessories
    Of course, it’s extremely necessary to bring a swimsuit or two with you on your trip. You don’t want to be sitting by the water in jeans and a t-shirt. You should also pack shorts, a nice outfit, and tank tops. Beach vacations tend to be a little warmer than others, so make sure you bring clothing that will help keep you cool.

    To spice things up, why not bring some beach-themed jewelry? A popular choice of jewelry for the beach is sea glass. Sea glass can be made into almost anything, including sea glass necklaces, sea glass earrings, and sea glass anklets. There are many types of sea glass anklets that allow you to show off your personal style. In fact, some types of sea glass anklets come with different colored bands or different charms that you can customize to show off your style. There are so many items that be created with sea glass! For example, any sea glass that is a soft green could have come from bottles that were used for ink and fruits. The soft green colors can be found once in every 50 to 100 pieces.

    What You can Sit On
    It’s crucial that you bring a towel to the beach. Not only will it give you a place to sit on top of the sand without getting it all over yourself, but you can also use a towel to dry off after being in the water. You may also choose to bring a beach chair or cot that you can take a quick nap on.

    Going to the beach is so much fun. By taking the suggestions above, you will no doubt be prepared for the best vacation. And who knows? You might even be able to find some little sea glass treasures of your own during your trip.

  • 7 Tips for More Impactful POP Retail Displays

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    There are a lot of ways you can spread the word about your products. Point of purchase (POP) displays are some of the ways to let consumers know about you and your products. One way good POP retail displays improve your bottom line is by encouraging more shoppers to buy what you sell on impulse. It has been said that good point of sale display materials account for 16% of all impulse buys. When you consider the fact that more than 82% of buying decisions are made when people are in the store, that can add up to a lot more sales for you.

    1. Make sure your POP retail displays show off your brand. You brand for your company is more than a slogan for your products or services. It shou Continue Reading
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