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trials in food

Today’s post is written by the hubby.  It is about his thoughts on our new weekly routine, vegetarian day, and includes his recipe for Pad Thai.  I hope you enjoy his recipe as much as I do and I only wish my photos convey how delicious his Pad Thai really is.  And as always, he is too kind in his opinion of me – I am no saint. 


I’ve always considered Yvonne and me to be a well-balanced relationship.  She volunteers for a women’s shelter, she’s environmentally conscious, health conscious, frugal, organized, and diligent (just to list a few things).  I, on the other hand, don’t volunteer, drive a gas guzzler, love to eat fast foods, am an impulsive spender and have been known to be a little chaotic.  One of the keys to our successful marriage has been our ability to bring out the best in each other. …

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Making Web Hosting Work For Your Business

Many people say that choosing a web host is a rather simple process, but that is only the case if you understand all the different charges. Play Free Online Games Monster Truck Demolisher Monster Truck Games To Play Net You need to be aware of the fine print and understand the different things that can cause you to pay more money, or in some cases, have your site completely shut down.

Make sure any offers of “unlimited” data transfer are actually unlimited. Many web hosts advertise unlimited data transfer in their offers, but tuck exceptions in the terms and conditions for the package. Common exceptions include video or non-HTML file downloads being limited, limits on CPU utilization, and general prohibitions on using “too many resources.” When you are faced with the new to transfer your existing service to a new web host provider, consider using a file transfer service to make the change much easier. It can be very time-consuming to do it one file at a time, and fraught with dangers of accidentally losing valuable content. The software you will need is called FTP (file transfer protocol) client software. There are various providers on the Internet and most are reasonably priced. If you’re thinking about selecting a particular web host, then you should first check out the reviews of their services. However, you should be careful because a lot of reviews can be faked. Make sure that the reviews provide the domain name that the customer uses with the host. If they do, then it’s likely a legitimate review. If the host has a lot of legitimate excellent reviews, then you can be confident that this is an excellent one to choose. It is important when trying to decide what web hosting service to use, to join various forums on the internet to gain better insight as to which providers are good and which providers you should avoid. 3d Monster Truck Games Play Online Monster Truck Driving Games Play This is a great place where like-minded people can get together and share their experiences.

This article will show you what to look out for when selecting a hosting company. When looking for your next web host, remember that cheaper is not always better! Naturally, everyone would prefer to save money up front and in the long run but when considering who to sign up with for web hosting, look for reliability. Any company that has been around for a while is probably doing something right, so start with them first. If you have chosen to change to another web host, do not cancel your existing account before you have established an account with the new host. Bmx Dirt Bike Games Free Online X Games Dirt Bike Games You will need access to both your old and new accounts in order to transfer your web files from one host to another. So, keep your old account active until the transfer is complete. Consider the true cost when you are trying to find a good web host. There are some hosts that will offer you discounts if you sign up for an extended period of time. The average web host does not charge too much so it is important to compare the rates before choosing a host to use.

Apply the advice from this article so you are more confident in selecting a host provider.


Well, after spending the evening with a friend’s baby, our desire for a family kicked in to high gear.

Yeah, can you imagine someone calling me mama?


Well, we have a few donors filed away and money being saved for the event.

In one year, one of us could be expecting. I’ll keep you posted!

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Every week when I am driving to and from Seattle I see these trees. And I always have to wonder, are they fake? Did someone paint them? Did these people somehow manage to grow blue trees? I decided to stop and take a look and maybe take a picture, because what can be more wrong than a blue tree?


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Achieving The Best Results In Home Improvement 520616

Today, home improvement is an incredibly popular hobby that is growing in popularity. The demand for products and techniques related to it are on the rise. Now is the time to start with it. Here are some tips that you can use to get you started with your home improvement plans.

Use scribe pieces to fill in any gaps that you may have when installing cabinets. Use them along the wall to make sure that the drawers are not going to get hung up on the wall or cause a gouge in your wall. This allows for a neat finish along the wall, and will help disguise any curves in the wall. When moving towards improving your home remember the small things like doors. A cheap improvement that can increase your home value a great deal is six panel doors. They create an executive look and make your living space look larger than it really is. It is hard to believe such a small change can make such a big difference, but it really can. If your carpet has lots of unsightly dents from moving furniture around during a home improvement project, use a fork to fluff the carpet fibers back to their original shape. The tines are the ideal size for re-plumping fibers that have been flattened by the heavy legs of your sofa or coffee table.

When building your own home through use of a contractor, add a clause to the contract that gives the builder a bonus for finishing on time and on budget. This clause will encourage your builder to do a good job in the time allotted, and can save you a lot of headaches due to missed deadlines and extended budgets. Create a catching focal point in your living room or hallway by hanging a collection of mismatched silver serving trays. They not only add an interesting extra to your home, but they are mighty fun to collect. Go to flea markets, antique stores or second hand shops, to find the most interesting trays you can display. If your refrigerator is more than ten years old, consider replacing it with a newer model. Your fridge uses a significant amount of energy, and a newer model can pay for itself in a relatively short time with savings on your electric bill. Look for an Energy Star model for the most efficiency.

You should now see why this hobby is very popular. There is so much you can do in it! There is also a ton of information on how to start enjoying the benefits of it. By following these tips, you are well on your way to successfully improving your home.