Archive for August, 2014
Have you ever wanted to give used clothing donations, but you’re unsure how to begin? There are plenty of benefits of donating. Not only are you cleaning out your closets and helping families in need, but you’re also helping the planet. Recycling and donating clothing reduces the amount of waste in landfills, which is a great thing considering that up to 5% of waste in U.S. landfills consists of old clothing.
If you’re trying to donate for the first time, though, it can be daunting. Additionally, there are all kinds of charity organizations that you can help, from thrift stores to Purple Heart veterans pick ups. If you’re in the process of researching charities to give to, here are some easy ways you can get started.
1. Secondhand stores: Did you know that up to 20% o
Many brave men and women in our country have enlisted in the military, and many of them have even seen combat. Coming back from the Army, Navy, Marines, or Air Force can be a bit of a culture shock for a veteran. Sometimes they are unable to find work, and they could even be dealing with injuries. Add the need to support a family into the equation and life can become complicated.
However, several charity organizations focus on helping military families and veterans to make their lives a bit easier. And the best part is that you can help, too, even if you don’t personally know any of these men, women, and children.
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If you’ve decided to upgrade your home, one of the most cost effective ways of adding value is to have custom wood cabinets installed throughout your home. These days, many home owners are opting for stainless steel or glass cabinets to create a modern look, but these trends won’t last forever.
Custom wood cabinets offer a timeless classic look and give a warm, inviting feel to any home, old or new. Wood cabinets don’t necessarily need to be installed just in the kitchen, either!
Custom wood bathroom cabinets are a great way to update an outdated bathroom. Custom wood home bars can also include rustic-looking or elegant cabinets to house all of your prized wines and liquors.
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Did you know that the very first TV remote controls were connected to TV sets with wires? It’s true; they were in the shape of a cylinder, rather than a rectangle, and had a little button on the top, and they connected to the TV set with a long wire. To be quite honest, using one of those original TV remotes looked a little bit like you were pretending to be an astronaut launching into space.
It sounds fun now, but people actually really hated these TV remote controls. In 1955, the “Flashmatic” remote control was invented and mass-produced because people were getting so angry with the wire that connected their remote to the TV set. But there were a few major glitches with the Flashmatic: even though it didn’t need a wire connection, it was easily offset by sunlight, or even by lamps which
Many people are already aware that Amish craftsmen are well-known as indoor and outdoor furniture specialists, and that Amish furniture is always made with the utmost care. But there are plenty of interesting things about Amish furniture that aren’t as well known! So, what makes Amish-crafted items so special, and why do so many people insist on buying all furniture from Amish crafters?
For starters, Amish furniture is often made entirely out of all-natural wood, and it is crafted completely by hand (i.e., without electricity). There are a bunch of different furniture styles, which are often determined by region, and some styles tend to be made with specific woods — but the c
Many brave men and women have served in the U.S. military, and they have sacrificed much to our country. However, sometimes they come home and find that they need help reintegrating into civilian life. Some veterans even come back with disabilities or experience other challenges that make this process difficult. There is much that we can do, however, for helping military families and helping disabled veterans, as well.
One of the ways that you can help military veterans is by providing donations to veterans and veterans’ organizations. Veterans donations can consist of anything that can help vets in their daily lives, whether they just got back from military service or if they’ve been struggling with civilian life for some time.
What can you give as donations to veterans? Here are some idea
Moving is a very thrilling, stressful, exciting, and expensive endeavor. You’ve got so many things to deal with: Taking time off work, dealing with the kids, the pets, and neighbors giving their best tips for moving.
Long distance moving can be even more stressful. An estimated 50 million North Americans relocate every year, many of them moving from one coast to the other. If you plan on moving long distance, here are a few essential tips for moving.
- Start the prep work at least three months in advance to the move-out date.
- Whether you are renting or someone has purchased your living quarters, change over the utiliti