Saturday, February 10, 2007

My Work At Home Job Resource: Telework Recruiting


Telework Recruiting.com is a large job lead database for serious telecommuters. You pay a one time membership, $59.99, to gain access. You'll have your pick of clerical, legal, customer services, sales, medical and many catagories. Many of these companies do not post their jobs on the popular WAH message boards.

The site even has sections for Canada and United Kingdom!

Your membership includes free resume posting, message board access for networking with other telecommuters, and discounts on resume services.

I was able to find a job within a day of joining Telework Recruiting.com. And it was in my local area! You can read my testimony on TelecommutingReviews.com.

I highly recommend Telework Recruiting, it's worth the investment.

Phone Seminar - Baking Bread - No Mixer, No Experience, No Problem at Urban Homemaker

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 9:00 PM EST
Baking Bread - No Mixer, No experience, No problem!
Guests Kimberly Eddy, author of the Bread by Hand ebook,
and Gail Kappenman, author of The Grains Unit Study
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Getting started with baking bread and learning about whole grains will be the topic this Thursday night. Whatever your level of baking experience, we will have a stimulating and informative discussion about grains, baking, and yeast bread making. Hope to hear you there!

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2007

Time: 9:00 PM EST (8:00 CST, 7:00MST, 6:00 PST)

Dial In Number: 1-620-782-8800

Participant Code: 754075

If you have never participated in a phone seminar before, here is how it works:

1. Dial in the phone number above to the seminar. (You pay only for the phone call.)
2. Key in the seminar access code.
3. Introduce yourself, it you wish
4. Bring a notebook to take notes, a cup of tea, and have your questions ready.
5. Don't worry about background noise, we will mute that out!

Friday, February 09, 2007

Telecommuting Job Idea: Resume Writer by Nell Taliercio


If you are a creative, but concise writer, then being a resume writer could be the perfect job for you. Many people have a good deal of job experience, but don’t know the best way to present it to a potential employer. With just the right polish and editing, their resume could put them at the top of the pile. While there are programs out there that can “help” write a resume, nothing beats the human touch. If you add helping with cover letters, you could have a business going in no time.

Where to find a job as a resume writer: You could hang signs on college campuses. Students who are facing graduation and job hunting are always worried about writing a good resume. There are websites that offer resume services, so you could contact them and see if they hire freelance writers.
Skills you need: You should be able to convey the crucial information in a way that highlights the job seeker’s strengths. You should be able to creatively represent the information without embellishing in a way that misrepresents the skills.

You need to be able to write the different styles of resumes: Reverse Chronological, Functional, or a Combination. You also need to be aware of the current trend of people writing a CV (Curriculum Vitae), rather than a standard resume. A CV tends to focus on education, writing, and research experience for academic fields.

Tools you need: A reliable computer, internet connection and basic word processor program are all you really need. Although, if you are doing work for local customers, you may need a printer as well.

How much money can you make? Some resume services charge around $100-250 for a resume, CV and cover letter package.

Article by:
Nell Taliercio is known as the Telecommuting Answer Lady and owns www.telecommutingmoms.com where you can locate legitimate work at home jobs and practical advice to start working at home tomorrow!

Thursday, February 08, 2007

BerryMorins Bits and Tips Recommended Weekly Blog - Pure Joy


Last year, I posted about the 'Getting Hitched...The Good, The Bad and The Ugly', a wedding blog. We got to read all about the joys and trials of preparing a wedding. I really enjoyed reading about it. There's just something fun about reading about wedding preparations. And looking at dresses, cakes, and favors.

This week's BerryMorin Bits and Tips Recommended Weekly Blog is Pure Joy. The blog owner describes herself as a child of God who's learning to be the
be the person God has created her to be with His help. Amen!

While visiting her blog, during Wordless Wednesday, I read that she's now engaged. She has also posted some wedding plans, pictures and ideas. She's also asking if we have favor ideas. So, while you're visiting maybe you can comment on some.

Congratulations Pure Joy on your engagement news! Oh, check out the photo of the ring, it's beautiful.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Fifty Cheap Dates at Shalee's Diner Today!



Here's just some of my hubby and I's cheap date ideas!

1. Grabbing an affordable meal, beach chairs and heading to the local beach.

2. Visit a museum on Free Tuesday day.

3. Have lunch at Little Pepper's. (our favorite deli)

4. Take a walk on the boardwalk.

5. Take a drive along the scenic route of Southern California.

6. Play a few games of Yahtzee and have coffee at The Coffee Bean.

Celebrate Pancake Day at IHOP!



Mark your calendar that on February 20, Tuesday, IHOP invites you to 'flip' for a short stack of its mouth-watering buttermilk pancakes for FREE! Guests are encouraged to make a donation to local charities, including the Children's Miracle Network, a nonprofit organization that is committed to saving and improving the lives of children. Visit the IHOP website for more details and times. Spread the word!

If you cannot make it, make your own pancakes at home. Check out
'The Pancake Handbook: Specialties from Bette's Oceanview Diner' for yummy pancake recipes. You can purchase this book at Amazon.com for only $11.01 plus shipping and tax.

Monday, February 05, 2007

Fifty Cheap Dates at Shalee's Diner



Head over to Shalee's Diner blog to view or add to the Fifty Cheap Dates, in honor of Valentine's Day, on Tuesday, February 6. (sorry about the late notice)

Sunday, February 04, 2007

Menu Plan Monday



Here's my first Menu Plan Monday. I decided that I was missing out of all the fun!Our family follows a diabetic approved diet. The recipes are low fat, low carb and high on veggies, herbs and taste!

Monday - Turkey Meatball Soup

Tuesday - Chicken Tortellini Salad

Wednesday - Meatloaf, Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary, Mixed Green Salad

Thursday - Sassy Southwest Pork Chops, Mixed Greens, Green Beans


Friday - Greek Grilled Chicken Vegetable Salad with Warm Wheat Pita Bread

February is Black History Month


Visit About.com Homeschooling site for free downloadable worksheets, to include in your Black History curriculum.

Also stop by your local public library for free programs, books, DVDs and videos.

Product Recommendation: Hangaway Collapsible Drying Rack


Is there a product that once you purchased it that you thought and said, "Why did I wait so long?" Well, the Hangaway Collapsible Drying Rack is definitely one of those for me. I did some comparision shopping between the two home shopping channels and found that the Hangaway was better constructed. I immediately called the toll free phone number and placed my order.

Just as the video presentation stated you can hang a lot of clothes, without it flipping or collasping. I use mine to hang all the washable for drying. It's also used to hang the shirts, pants, and other ironed items. It has made that job much more quicker and enjoyable!

Visit QVC.com for the video presentation. (it really sold me) The rack is just $22, plus shipping and applicable sales tax.