Travel 

Visit Corpus Christi Texas

Beautiful Corpus Christi, Texas ~ Sparkling City By The Bay Allow me to lead you on a tour of The Sparkling City By The Bay… Moving here from Laredo, Texas when I was 13, I immediately fell in love with the sub-tropical city on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful scenery is just everywhere. Several beaches, a river and a nearby lake are available for swimming, fishing and boating. A phenomenal botanical garden, amazing aquarium and a beloved aircraft carrier museum give our visitors experiences they will long…

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Organizing With Binders, A Kitchen Binder

Confessions Of A Reformed Clutterbug My kitchen binder is so helpful to me that I’m in the process of splitting it into two separate binders. Taking my cue from my household management binder, I researched kitchen binders and made notes for how I wanted to set mine up. One of my best tools resulted from all that work ~ My Kitchen Notebook! I love that thing! I keep a household planner with a calendar, lists, address book and all the trimmings. I also use binders to organize different areas of…

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Arts and Design 

The Circle Journal – Creating Yours Today

Imagine It…Create It – A Circle Journal A Circle Journal celebrates accomplishments, shares new things you’ve learned or can even help you connect with someone you may not see all the time. With your words alone you could help someone through a tough time, put a smile on a face, have fun learning something new or just inspire, enthuse, arouse everyone that participates in building the circle journal. Add pictures, original art, textures or any combination of those and the journal comes alive with feelings of love and friendship. The…

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Travel 

All About Texas

Let Me Introduce You To Texas Texas is known for big things, in fact we hear that a lot. Texas is big. Everything is big in Texas. The biggest thing we have in Texas is our love and pride of her. Texas is the second largest state in area & in population, but in the heart of a Texan, it’s bigger than Russia. Austin – The Capitol Of Texas The state capitol is Austin, which is located in beautiful Central Texas in what we affectionately call The Hill Country. Austin…

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Arts and Design 

10 Great Websites For Free Knitting Patterns

Addicted To Free Knitting Patterns Being relatively new to knitting, I’m always looking for some great sites for free knitting patterns. When I find a website that has all kinds of free knitting patterns, I stash it away in my bookmarks or more recently, in Evernote. As my knitting improves in skill level and I try to find one of those free knitting pattern sites, I’m finding I have to look all over my computer for them. It’s really amazing how easy it is to find free knitting patterns online.…

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Travel 

The Pros and Cons of Living in a Small Border Town

It’s a Small Town After All Some people like it and some people do not. Small towns are known for their closeness of community, low crime rates, and value driven child rearing. However, small towns have been known for their rural locations, myopic point of views, and struggling economic situations. It depends on who you ask and your own personal experience in living in a small town. If you have the right attitude, you can help make your town work for you and enhance its amazing potential. I live in…

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Health 

September Is National Yoga Month

September Is National Yoga Month National Yoga Month was designated by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2008. One of only a few national health observances, National Yoga Month is also part of an awareness campaign to inspire people to create balanced and healthy lifestyles. If you’ve never tried yoga, or you’ve been meaning to, National Yoga Month is the perfect time to learn more about it. Many cities now have yoga classes available through businesses, private teachers, and perhaps even the local junior college. You owe it…

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Professional Security Solutions vs. DIY Solutions

Home security system is one of the most expensive electronic equipment which is a headache to almost every homeowner. Unlike security solutions for commercial property such as banks that require high security in which professional installations are needed; homeowners having little technical knowledge can install this as their DIY projects and spare themselves the effort that it takes to find a trustworthy locksmith. Your home security should not be very much affected by the technique it is installed with—either professional installation or a DIY project. DIY is available for a…

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Organizing With Binders, A Garden Notebook

A Garden Notebook To Plan Your Garden & Keep Your Memories A garden notebook is just the thing to help you plan your garden ahead of time and keep all your notes, seed packets, drawings and catalogs organized. Organizing with binders is fun, practical and inexpensive. You can even be creative with a garden notebook by adding pictures of your garden successes (or maybe not so much successes) to refer to later. There may be something you want to plant again ~ or something you don’t! The pictures can also…

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Health 

5 Ways to Add More Time to Your Day

Let’s Take a Step Back With the increase of the use of technology, people are filling their days with more and more to do. Sometimes, we have overwhelmed ourselves with so many things, that we have created less time in the day for us to get more important activities done. So how do we get back to a state of stability? How do we create more time in the day? What do we need to do to reimagine what it means to be efficient and productive? There are 5 ways…

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