Posted by Santi on June 15, 2013
Several years ago I found a pretty cool website that gave me the opportunity to sell some of my old movies, DVDs only. The way it worked is that with the money that you banked from the sales of your DVDs could be used to purchase used DVDs from their site, which worked out really well. Unfortunately the laptop that I was using back then crashed and I lost everything that was on it. Losing the Bookmarks really hurt and I had a difficult time finding tons of the sites that I had Bookmarked along the years. Of course that particular site was one of the many that are long gone and only a memory.
Anyway I have been doing some de-cluttering round the place and realized how many movies we have accumulated again throughout the years. Ones that we have watched over and over and really don’t stand a chance of ever being viewed again by anyone in this house, ones that certainly won’t be missed and no one would lose any sleep over not having around anymore. I figured there must be other websites that assist in the process of getting rid of DVDs and the like, other than eBay. I just don’t like eBay or Craigslist for that matter and would prefer not to hold a yard sale or set up at a flea market just to get rid of some old movies.
I did find a place that gives you cash for your CDs, DVDs and tons of Video Games, so I thought I’d pass the site for musicMagpie.com along for others to utilize in you find yourself in the same situation as I am in. It’s fast, easy and free!
Posted by Santi on June 14, 2013
You can imagine how surprised I was when on a recent trip back to Oklahoma to see my mom, I discovered that she had some plastic surgery done on her face and it has completely changed the entire way she looked. Cosmetic Surgery was never spoken about around our home, I do not think as I was growing up that I had known any one family member or family friends who had plastic surgery done. Now days it is the norm rather than the oddity.
I must say that my mom looks twenty years younger and I know she feels twenty years younger. I think it has changed her life for the better getting cosmetic surgery done. More and more people are getting cosmetic surgery done everyday and the results are fantastic. Not only movie stars and rock and roll singers but normal everyday people.
Make Yourself Amazing is the great website my mom has used to get her cosmetic surgery and I think they have a very nice website with lots of information and assistance for people looking to improve themselves. Now the wife is talking about getting some minor cosmetic surgery done. I don’t think she looks a day older than the day I met her so many years ago, but she doesn’t see it that way I guess.
Posted by Santi on May 25, 2013
This weekend I was planning on taking a load of stuff to the local outside flea market that is still open since it hasn’t turned hot and humid. I have taken a good amount of time to gather up and sort a bunch of stuff, besides deciding on the price to ask and then tagging it all, and have the van loaded ready to go. So what really is upsetting is that the weatherman is telling us that there is a slight chance of rain coming our way. Not that I ever put any faith in what any weather person predicts, but it still makes me a bit uneasy.
I decided to go ahead and continue with my plans, but now I have to gather up some tarps to take along to protect everything in case it does rain. I’m afraid that I might only have those ugly blue tarps out back, I’d much prefer to have clear tarps so that people can still see what is on the tables and continue selling to the customers that still continue to shop even through rains. And I really don’t like the look of those blue tarps, never have, seen to many in the yards of trailer parks I guess.
Posted by Santi on May 20, 2013
Several years ago we bought three houses to rent out and it is terribly frustrating to try and keep up with all the tax and paper work associated with keeping rentals. I have found a great property management software that I have begun to use. Buildium puts the software out and it is so very easy to use and has all the information you need to manage any of your properties including condos or your professional lease management operations.
As with any renting, one must find the right renters that will be responsible in taking care of your property as well as the renter being able to pay their rent on time each and every month. We have all heard horror stories of rentals gone bad, but I’d like to think that with the right research and the right referrals and references a lot of this nonsense wouldn’t even happen and that the percentage of rentals being destroyed is on the low side. So far we have been lucky and I count our blessings each and every day.
Check out the web site for this great property management software at buildium.com, see if it fills your needs to manage your properties.
Posted by Santi on May 19, 2013
Any type of business would need particular materials and tools to be able to function properly. They list down the things they need and immediately search for them. However, these businessmen often commit mistakes which they could not afford. For instance, looking for the best tarpaulin fabrics is not as easy as they think it is.
Most entrepreneurs fail to consider the fact that searching for quality and ideal options in the market is not that easy, given the number of existing stores and online shops there are today. Here are some of the mistakes which most people commit when shopping for this particular fabric:
- Getting the first one that comes – Picking the very first one that passes by is like choosing the very first pair of jeans or shoes you come across in a department store. Of course, you have to determine if the fabric has the quality, durability and style that you want for your business. Next, you should not think that the first one you see is the best option because there are lots of others which you haven’t seen yet. Picking the first one will keep you from making better choices.
- Deciding without having enough information – You should gather as much information as you can so you will have enough bases for choosing a certain option over another. You do not make hasty decisions just because of a good-sounding name, or the enthusiasm shown by the owner in entertaining you.
- Failing to talk with the store owner – It is your responsibility to know more about the company by talking to the owner or manager. You may want to ask where and how they started, how much experience they have, and what their past clients say about them.
- Refusing to conduct additional research – If you are looking for the best possible alternative when it comes to tarpaulin fabrics, you better get additional information. This will include the types of fabrics they offer, the specialization of the company, some feedback from customers and the level of after sales service they provide.
- Forgetting about the prices – Lastly, you need to know more about the prices which the firm offers. If you do not think you can handle the rates which a particular company requires, you just simply look for cheaper rates. However, make sure that you are still considering the quality of the products you would acquire.
If you are a company owner who wants to make an impact your chosen industry, then you have to do anything in your power to find those materials, tools and products which can help you stand out. Fortunately, the Internet is just within your reach so you can know more not just about the products, but their manufacturers as well.
Tarpaulin fabrics are known for their toughness and durability under extreme weather conditions. If you want to get the benefits of this particular tool for your business, you have to do whatever it takes to find the best option and alternative available.