Sunday, July 8, 2018

MINTED Helps You Get Baby Ready With Amazing Room Decor

With the newest addition to our family we have been doing huge redecorting and redoing of children's rooms in our home. Minted is amazing for home decor especially baby room decoations. We just welcomed our fourth little one Kierran and repurposed a room for him although he generally sleeps in his co sleeper with us in our room. 

Back To School With Crayola Thank A Teacher This Year

Schools are letting out for the summer and can you believe it, Crayola is getting energized for Back to School! Crayola not only has NEW Take Note! writing instruments perfect for tweens and teens taking notes and highlighting planners and journals for the new school year, but they also have an exciting Thank A Teacher campaign promoted on our core Back To School items including 24 ct. crayons, 10 ct. Classic Broad Line and Fine Line Markers, 12 ct Colored Pencils and more. Families are encouraged to create a thank you card for a special teacher in their world and upload to for a chance to win grand prizes for their family, teacher and school!
    Ten grand prize packs will be awarded,

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Tips to Add a Modern Twist to a Traditional Home

Your home can present a real decorating challenge; how do you give a completely new look to a house that's maybe a little older? Giving a fresh new flair to an older building or home can be a bit of a head-scratcher, but with the simple tips and tricks, you can give your home a fun and modern twist. 

1) Invest in Some Art

No matter how old or new your walls at, a nice piece of contemporary art can add a pop of pizazz and color to any room. Having a seasonal rotation of pieces that you hang on your walls can keep your decorating scheme fun and current. Art does not have to be an expensive investment; check out some local artists or thrift shops to see what they have available. This little flash of character will contribute greatly to your new decorating scheme.

Moving Into a New House Checklist

When you move into a new house, you'll want to breathe a huge sigh of relief. After all the months of house-hunting, you finally have a place to call your own. However, your work isn't done on the move-in date. You need to make sure everything necessary is taken care of. This checklist will help you with these tasks.

1. Unpack the most important things

You're likely going to be too worn out to unpack and put away everything, but you should definitely take care of things like beds as soon as you can. We recommend having fresh linens in an accessible box to help make this process go smoothly.

How to Grow a Business in 4 Steps

Creating a successful business requires growth, even if the idea is daunting. Though growing a business can have a variety of challenges, there are several tips that can make huge improvements in the growth of your business.

1. Improve Your Marketing
Online marketing has become a necessity for any business, whether you have a brick and mortar business or have one that is only located online.

Every business should have a professional website with a clean look and clear messaging. This helps your audience understand why they should buy your products and services over your competition and also helps establish brand loyalty. Creating a cohesive online presence will also help your customers feel like they are a part of a community.

Five Tips That Will Bring Your Networking To The Highest Level

In today's world, networking is one of the most important things that a person can do. It has always been important, but now it is more important than ever. Here are five great networking tips that will take your networking to the next level: 

Stay Positive

When you are networking, the absolute worst thing that you can do is not stay positive. Staying mentally and philosophically positive is crucial because it is the underlying force behind one's motivation to network. 

If you do not stay positive, you will be less motivated to network, less motivated to network properly, and less likely to succeed.

Even if you push yourself to network when being negative, the people who you are trying to network with will sense your negativity. People and animals have a sort of sixth sense that allows them to feel the negative vibes. You do not want to put out negative vibes because negative vibes are unappealing. Also, if you have a negative outlook, it might not show in your words or your actions, but it might show in the nonverbal responses that you give. For example, it might show in the look that you have on your face, your posture or your body language.

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your House Clean

Everyone loves a tiny and clean house. Keeping a house clean can be a daunting task if one does not have the necessary tips on how to go about the cleaning process. However, with a few tips, you can have your house in perfect order in no time at all. Here are 5 simple ways to keep your house clean and tidy al year long.

Engage everyone in the house
In a house where you live with third parties, it is important to have everyone participate in the cleaning process. Making such an arrangement ensures that the cleaning process is not entirely left upon one person. It also ensures that everyone boarding the house feels a sense of the need to maintain the tidiness of the house. Having everyone in the house participate in the cleaning also implies more manpower, therefore ensuring a comprehensive clean-up.

$250 Oriental Trading Gift Card Giveaway

Enter below to win a $250 Oriental Trading Gift Card to purchase all your favorite summer essentials or back to school supplies. With Oriental it is endless what you can do and the fun you can have!

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