Saturday, July 08, 2006

San Diego Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Aging for All Ages

This ongoing exhibit explores the aging process through interactive exhibits and demonstations. Use the latest computer morphing technology to watch yourself age! (make sure the kids and parents do this one) See what your reaction time is to a falling stick. Learn about the latest research findings on Alzheimer's disease and more.

Visit the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center website for times and ticket prices. I definitely plan on attending this exhibit with my family.

Friday, July 07, 2006

Teen Fashion Poll Question: Would or Will You Wear Heels To School?

Teen Fashion About.com poll question is would or will you wear heels to school. I do remember wearing heels to school, in my sophomore year. The more I wore them the easier it got to walk in them.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Baby Clothes: A Perfect Baby Shower Gift? - Susan Whitehead

I'm in need of a baby gift. Do I purchase a gift card? Or how about some receiving blankets? Perhaps baby clothes? Please read Susan Whitehead's article, 'Baby Clothes: A Perfect Baby Shower Gift?' before you make your selection. She has some great tips and suggestions, whether you're attending the shower or will be mailing your gift.

Baby Clothes: A Perfect Baby Shower Gift?
By: Susan Whitehead

Shopping for baby clothes and accessories can be so much fun, especially when you are shopping for a baby shower gift for someone you love! Baby clothes make great gifts for new parents.

Baby clothing from boutiques are very popular gifts. Many even have gift registries for expectant parents. Most larger towns and cities have these specialty boutiques, but these can also be found in quaint smaller towns, too. The nice thing about boutique clothing as a baby shower gift is that the parents might not want to spend the extra money on clothing for the baby with all the other expenses they will have. Try to pick out something unique. Most parents get plenty of onesies and sleepers!

When in doubt as to what to buy or what size, stick with dresses for girls and overalls for boys. Because I had big babies, most newborn clothing didn't fit my children. I suggest buying size 3 or 6 months, keeping in mind many children wear the next size up from their age. For example, a 3 month old might wear a size 6 months. Remember to think about what season it will be when purchasing bigger sizes. A nice long sleeved outfit won't be used if it would fit the baby in the summer.

Shopping online for baby clothes can get you some really good deals without the frustrations of being at the mall. You're also more likely to get a unique gift online. Shop around for special promotions and free shipping. I like to use Ebates whenever I shop online and get a rebate on every purchase.

Internet shopping is perfect if you can't attend the shower. Most stores with registries make ordering simple. They can, in just a few clicks, have your order shipped directly to the new parents' house.
Baby sleepers and gowns are the most popular baby shower gifts. While necessary, try pairing them with another more unique gift like an embroidered burp cloth, blanket or diaper bag.

Tiny baby slippers always get oooh's and aaah's at a shower. To make a more substantial gift, add a cute little hat and some socks. Infant clothing is almost always a gift parents will get lots of use out of. When possible, always include a gift receipt just in case there was a duplicate gift or if the baby's gender turns out to be different than expected!

Baby clothing can be expensive and fancy or simple and inexpensive. Either way, parents will appreciate the thoughtful and useful gift for their little one.

Article by:
Susan Whitehead is the proud mom to 4 children! She has hosted many baby showers and enjoys the fun of planning these special events. Her baby shower idea site is filled with fun tips to make baby showers a breeze! Visit www.BabyShowerIdeaCenter.com to get some great tips!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

I Finally Achieved a 100% Feedback Average Score !

My currently average, on one of my projects, is 100%! I'm so thrilled. My husband says that I should get a tiara but I will settle on a Burger King crown!

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

July 4th Law and Order Marathon on TNT

It wouldn't be July 4th without a 'Law & Order' marathon. Watch Lennie, Ray, Jack and Claire catch and confict the bad guys and gals while eating some hot dogs and burgers.

Visit TNT website for episode details and times.

Monday, July 03, 2006

Take Your Daughter to the Course Week -July 10 to 16

Even though we don't have a daughter, I'm all for introducing kids to sports, especially by their parents. This is how our teenage son got started in many of his sports. But golf has a special place, in my heart, because my husband used to take him to the driving range when he was only 3 years old. Our son would sit in the stroller and toss my husband golf balls. To this day, they still play from time to time.

Golf courses around the USA are offering free greens fees to young girls accompanied by a paying adult, as well as a free golf clinic, during July 10 to 16, 2006. This is a great opportunity to include grandaughters, nieces and even your friend's daughters in a great sport!

Visit Get Linked Play Golf website for a list of participating golf courses in your area.

Sunday, July 02, 2006

10 Ways to Keep Romance Alive When You Work From Home by Heather Crowley

I really do find that it's easier to keep my husband on his toes since I've been working from home. Whether it's a quick email between taking calls or a surprise boxed lunch that I drop off for him, at work, I love letting him know I appreciate him and our relationship.

Heather Crowley, The Auction Chick, recommends that you be dressed and groomed when your spouse gets home. I may start out in my pj's and bunny slippers but he doesn't see that look when he gets home.

Read her article, for more tips on keeping romance alive, at LadyPens.com.

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