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What I Do All Day

There seems to be come confusion among many of my friends and family of what I do every day.  I am writing this blog post in the hopes that at least one of them will read this.   I run a website where I sell products online.  I sell on my website, and on several other venues.  I would tell you the other venues, but I really want consumers to buy from my website.  Other venues charge various fees. These fees Include monthly fees, percents that are usually around 15%, and some keep any shipping you pay. One important statistic to note: According to ComScore in Q4 of 2016 in the US consumers spent $109.3 billion.  Mind you that is only the 4th...

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May Awareness Causes

May Awareness Causes Here is list of May awareness causes with the color ribbon that is associated with that cause.  Please let us know if there is a cause that needs to be added.   Melanoma- Black Ribbon.  While we do not have a black ribbon.  We do have jewelry with ribbons that are silver.  These pieces of jewelry can be worn for various causes that use a ribbon. Here is one of our pieces:       Lou Gehrig's Disease- Blue/White Ribbon  While we do not have a black ribbon.  We do have jewelry and keychains with ribbons that are silver.  These pieces of jewelry can be worn for various causes that use a ribbon.  The keychains can be used...

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5 Fun and Unique Wine Bottle Holders

5 Fun and Unique Wine Bottle Holders You may know that there are many ways to hold your wine bottles.  Do you know about these wine bottle holders?  They are fun, unique, and will get noticed Black Peep Toe Shoe Wine Bottle Holder The perfect accessory for your favorite bottle of wine is this glittery peep toe high heeled shoe! The sparkly black finish of this darling wine bottle holder features a red insole and a darling bow. Wine bottle not included. Item weight: 1.80lbsItem dimensions: 3.63" W x 8.00" H x 8.00" L      Materials: Polyresin Felt Pads                                    Yellow Lab Dog...

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Diet and Healthy Eating

Diet and Healthy Eating When people hear about diets they usually picture starving plans, headaches and weakness in the muscles due to the decreased amount of food. Most of us don’t think twice about starting a diet because we are a afraid that we will not be able to survive the first three days that everybody says are crucial for the body to get adjusted to the new regime. Actually the perfect nutrition advice will never suggest that you should stop eating. It will only give you the guidance to a healthy nutrition plan that you can easily follow without feeling hungry. There are many myths from the past that were imposed on us and they are the reason why...

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Rat Sitings and Other Adventures

In 2001, there was a bright, determined, willful woman who decided that she wanted a 2 flat in Chicago.  This was when the market was "hot" and she really wanted it to happen.  She bought a building with 2 units called a 2 flat.  She bought it as a tear down forgetting that she was a teacher, and had no experience with construction of any kind.  Fast forward 15 years... This is a picture of my building.     Mine is the one behind the tree.  The garbage in the lawn pretty much sums up how people treat the building.  The other picture is the front door.  I have painted it since this picture. There are several stories to tell about being...

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