Society and Culture

Vintage Wedding Anniversary Celebration

By on October 20, 2017

There was one occasion when I overheard a young man commenting to his grandpa that Facebook is now mostly used by the older generations and the younger generation has moved on to Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, etc. This young man was helping his grandpa to update some app onto his grandpa’s smartphone. Thank God for this young man who is so patient and so willing to teach his grandpa how to use the smartphone and also how to search for his old schoolmates and friends through Facebook.

Looks like many of the older generation were taught by their grandkids how to use smartphone to get in contact with their friends. It is usually the grandkids that will be the ones who are showing their grandparents how to use these modern gadgets because they are most times more high tech than their parents.

It is a wonderful thing that many of the older folks are willing to learn new things. Learning how to use smartphones and Facebook enables them to get connected to their friends and families from all over the world. It keeps them from boredom and gives them something to look forward to. Many have children and grandchildren staying far away and they can still stay updated and able to see and chat with their loved ones using the smartphones. They get reconnected with long lost friends, some through their children with Facebook accounts and found so much joy through this e-media.

I came to know of a beautiful couple who have children staying in the states, Australia, and Asian countries. The couple themselves have worked in many places and have many friends locally and from overseas. Recently, the children wanted to bless their parents by organizing a gathering of family members and some very close friends from near and far to celebrate their parents’ wedding anniversary.  It was to be a surprise for their parents and all correspondence was kept secret.

The venue for the celebration was chosen and their granddaughter did all the planning and preparation through vintage wedding rentals Los Angeles without the knowledge of her grandparents. Hotels were booked for their overseas guests and those from afar who were able to fly over to join in the celebration and air tickets were booked and sent to their guests.

For the vintage wedding anniversary, placement for a vintage chair and table rentals were made. Menu for the celebration was confirmed with the caterer and a wedding anniversary cake was ordered. As the overseas family and friends arrived, you can imagine the great joy experienced by the old couple. It was a beautiful celebration to be remembered for many years.

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Home and Garden

Home Pest Control: Keep Rodents at Bay

By on October 10, 2017

No one wants to share their home with rodents. No matter how cute they may look, these pests can carry diseases that put you and your family at risk. The good news is there are several things you can do yourself to keep rodents out of your home. If you currently have a pest problem, you will need to seek the help of pest control La Plata MD to deal with the issue. Once the pests have been removed, implement the following tips to keep rodents from returning.

Prevent Rodents from Entering

If you’re serious about keeping pests of all types out of your home, you’re going to have to locate and seal any holes and cracks, which make the perfect entry way for rodents. Even tiny holes where you think a mouse couldn’t fit through is a possible entryway and must be dealt with. While you should examine all areas of your home for holes and cracks, the best places to start looking are near the eaves, soffits and foundation. Seal any crack or hole you find with caulking, sheet metal, plaster, or cement.

Keep your Home Clean

A clean home goes a long way to keeping rodents from setting up their own residence in your house. When you regularly clean your home, such as vacuuming and sweeping, you’re removing any potential food source, such as crumbs, that may entice a wide array of pests, such as rodents and insects. With that said, a clean home won’t completely stop pests and you must use this tip in conjunction with other pest control tricks.

Properly Store Food

Along with regularly cleanings of your home, you will need to keep any and all foods up and stored properly. Improperly stored food is essentially inviting rodents to come on in and have a feast. Always keep food in metal or plastic containers, which prevents rodents from gaining access to it. The same goes for pet food, which typically comes in easy-for-mice-to-tear bags. An airtight container not only keeps pet food safe from pests, but it also keeps it fresher for longer.

Tend to the Outdoors

Did you know that your outdoor environment may be attracting rodents to your home? When your lawn is overgrown with grass and weeds, you’re providing rodents with an ideal hiding place. And once they’re in your yard, it’s only a matter of time before they make their way indoors. By simply keeping your lawn and yard mowed and well-maintained, you will greatly reduce the chance of rodents in your home.

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Babies and Children

Amara Baby Food & Why They Are The Best Organic Option For On-the-Go Moms

By on September 29, 2017

Being a mother is challenging. After all, you have a tiny human being to take care of that is, quite literally, dependent on you for his or her every need. Figuring out what to feed your growing child can also pose a major challenge. While hand preparing food has a variety of benefits, the task itself can prove daunting. Fortunately, companies like Amara Baby Food have recognized the need for organic, high-quality baby food that is reasonably priced. Here is more on why Amara Baby Food is worth a try:

Delicious Food: The best foods, in general, are both delicious and nutritious. As your baby is learning tastes and textures of foods, and making that challenging transition from breast milk or formula, having food that tastes good is key. How do you know that a given food will be tasty for your child? The answer is simple and involves trying the baby food for yourself.  While baby food is much blander than adult food, it should still taste relatively good to an adult. Even if you are used to foods that are more flavored, anything that you give to your child should be taste tested.

Nutrients without Pesticides: Most organic food companies pride themselves in natural food production that is free of harmful pesticides. Organic baby food companies like Amara are no different and promise quality foods that have been made with ingredients that do not contain artificial flavors or pesticide containing ingredients.

Balanced Nutrition: The change to solid food is a delicate period. This is why your baby’s nutritional needs should be at the forefront of food choice. Companies like Amara can offer foods that are nutritionally balanced and contain all of the necessary vitamins and minerals for growth and development.

Choosing a company like Amara ensures that your baby gets all of the necessary nutrients and great taste, without the harmful pesticides.

 

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