My New Apartment is Perfect for Me

I knew that I was going to have to find a new apartment to live in. The rent kept going up in the one I had been living in for nearly ten years, and I just couldn't justify the expense when I was not getting anything better in return. A month before my lease needed to be renewed, I did an online search for East Hartford apartments. I wanted to see some of the other apartment complexes in the area, and I also wanted to see what sort of amenities they offer too.

I was taken with the Pavilions Apartments complex as soon as I saw it. There were actual pictures that I was able to look at, and it showed a lot of the things that are available there. I was impressed with the amenities that they have available for all of the apartment tenants. There are two pools so people are not crowded, and there are also multiple tennis and racquetball courts too. I had never played either one of them before, but I never had a place to see if I would enjoy playing them either. There were so many other community amenities and events that were available, but I had already been convinced with what I had looked at up to that point.

The next thing I wanted to see were the floor plans. I am quite particular about how I like things, which is definitely not cramped. I like an airy and open floor plan, and I also wanted to make sure that there would be ample storage, both in the kitchen as well as the bedroom because I do have a lot of clothes. The floor plan I looked at was the Hawthorne, and it is absolutely perfect for me. I did not renew my lease where I was because I was gone before it was even up.

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I Finally Made the Right Decision for My Hair

I was always someone who said that it is best to have your natural hair. Best not to try to dye or bleach it. Not to do any chemical treatments and many other things. But I was young then, and I was also really naive. There are so many reasons that women do all sorts of things to their hair and it helps them to feel more beautiful and it can truly elevate their style. I finally realized this when I tried natural hair extensions for myself.

I used to spend long hours straightening my hair each week. It took me a long time to do as I took just small portions of my hair and ran it through the electric straightener. Tired of how much time it took, I began going to a salon. At least I could read or talk to someone as I was having my hair done. But the bills and tips for my stylist quickly added up, and I realized that was rather foolish of me as well.

After that, I decided to get a perm. But the problem with that is that it really dried out my hair. Over time, pieces began to break off. I had to use a variety of conditioners and oils to try to keep the rest of it from breaking off. It made me cry each time chunks broke and landed on the floor at my feet. I had enough of this, and I needed to find a solution. I was wasting time and money and I was not happy with the way that I looked each day. It made me feel depressed.

So, I tried extensions made from human hair. They only took minutes to clip into my hair each day. And the results were outstanding. I felt better and everyone said I looked better, too.

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I Wanted to Have Nicer Hair Again

When my cousin came to the family reunion a few months ago, it was the first time I had seen her in months. She looked absolutely beautiful too! She had lost a few pounds, but it was her hair that made all of us want to know her secrets. She had went from a very average hairstyle to one that was lush and thick. I craved to have volume like that, and she told me later that it was 4c hair extensions that she had bought online. She figured she was due for a new look, so she went all the way with one.

I asked her for the website address, because I definitely wanted to look there myself. I had thought about getting hair extensions in the past, but I never did go through with it because I just did not think that they would look good in my hair. I did not want something that was obviously an extension, but there was no way to tell that with my cousin's hair. I knew that if she was able to pull it off, I would be able to do the same since we have very similar hair.

I went to the website she told me about, and I was impressed with everything I saw. I read everything I could because I still wanted to make sure I was making the right move with this. I liked that I would be able to order hair extensions that I could wear just as they were delivered, or I could style them to match whatever hairdo I wanted to have that day. I ordered them the same day I looked at the site, and now I am getting compliments on my hair just like my cousin did on hers when I first saw her.

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Everyone Will Hear My Music

As an indie musician, I hve to work hard to gte other people to notice my msuic. I don't have the advantage of being singed to a major record label, so I have to use every opportunity available to promote ym music and get it known by everyone. I've looked at many top music licensing companies to see if they would be interested in some of my works or contact me to create an original peice, but none of them was really interested. Rejection is something that I've seen oftten with music, but that doesn't mean that I give up at the first time someone declines.

I found a website where indie muscicans can submit their songs for a chance for companies to use them in their media. I submitted a couple of songs and hoped for the best, while preparing for the worst. A couple of days later, I was contacted by a company who saw the works I submuitted to the website and they wanted to use one of my songs in a commerical about a sleep medicine. I agreed to let them use my work, and now the commercial is being played on telelvision and appears on various websites.

I made a good amount of money from the song that was used for the commerical. I was able to use some of that money to buy myself some more music editing software and a new keyboard with different sound effects. I uploadded some more songs to the website and got a few more offers from other companies. One of them was a video game company who wanted to put one of ym songs in a yearly first person shooter game that always gets released in the fall. This was one of the biggest game releases of the year, so I was excited beyond words.

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I Can Do My Own Hair Now Without Expert Help

I really loved the extensions I had a professional put in my hair when I was really young. Actually, I should say that I liked the way that they looked. They actually did not feel very good because they were connected by being tightly knotted to my own hair near my scalp. Recently, my newest hairstylist told me about the curly clip in human hair extensions that they have at the salon where I get my hair done. I wondered if they would stay in and look as natural as I wanted them to.

It turns out that once they are in your hair, no one will even know that you are wearing them. You can even take them out every night and put in some the next day that have a completely different style. There is no reason to be stuck with one type of hair or style, and I learned that they are accepted by just about everyone. When I was very young, extensions were somewhat new and not everyone was very accepting of them.

It took only 20 minutes for me to learn how to put them in my hair on my own. My stylist spent about 10 minutes putting them in my hair. She did it so quickly, too. Afterward, I felt so good when I looked in the mirror. I looked better with thicker, longer hair at my age. I even think they make me look about 10 years younger, and she even said so without my even mentioning it out loud. When she was done, she quickly pulled all the clips out, handed them to me and told me to try putting them in myself. It was amazing that I could do it so quickly, and it did not look like a newbie did it.

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I Am Happy That I Decided to Get Service

I found myself in a sticky place with bills recently. As someone who works online, I find that I often need to be very selective about the things that I buy because freelancing work can be either really good or very hard to find at times. I have had to cut back on a number of services that I get, and about 6 months ago, I had to shut off my cable service. I missed it a lot during that time. So, when I got an email from a satellite provider that said click here to find out more, I was curious. I did not expect that there site would have a great discount, but it turns out they did!

After seeing that I could save a lot of money as a new subscriber, I immediately wanted to sign up. But I told myself to be good and think about it for awhile. I needed to look over my budget and see if there was anything else I could cut out. I knew that it was a great discount, but at the same time, I feared losing another online job and then losing satellite service as a result.

I thought about it for a couple of weeks, and knew that I couldn't pass up the offer from the company. The nice thing is that they still had the same great offer when I called them weeks later. I decided to go for it because you can't always be so lucky when it comes to money savings. Since I have had the service, I have really been enjoying it. I like it a lot more than the basic service that I got through my old cable company. I love getting the channel that is all about animals and the other one that has a lot of history shows.

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Help in a Dire Situation

In one of my most desperate moments, I needed quick cash to escape someone that I never thought would cause me any harm. My husband became violent towards me and I had to flee my home. I didn't even have time to pack a lot of clothes or all of my belongings. I just had a backpack with a few clothes and some personal items. My husband and I shared a bank account, but there wasn't much in it anyway. We were pretty poor, and my husband was the only one who had a job.

I ran out of the house in a hurry and caught a bus to the nearest motel. I used whatever little cash I had on hand to rent a room for one night. The next day I got a loan from one of the nearby cash places. I couldn't stay at the motel for the rest of my life. The only relative that I could stay at was one of my aunts who I hadn't spoken to in quite a while. I called her up and told her about my situation. She said that I was more than welcome to stay at her house for as long as I needed.

When I got to my aunt's house, she had a big dinner waiting for me. She made fried chicken, baked macaroni and cheese, okra, collard greens, and corn bread, with an apple pie for dessert. After eating dinner, we discussed my situation. My aunt suggested that I file a restraining order and that I get a divorce as soon as possible, or I would end up going back to my husband and he would continue to be violent with me. The next day we went to the courthouse to get the restraining order and we got in touch with a divorce attorney.

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Cheap Rates from Texas Electricity Companies

It seems that my efforts to move into my new house in a timely fashion have been complicated by all sorts of matters, and maybe the universe is against me. I know that sounds a bit dramatic, but you would not believe the amount of things that have gone wrong. But I am trying to take care of everything. Right now I am searching for a homepage for a local power provider, to try to figure out where to buy my electricity from in my new house.

I had been really excited about moving into a new house, but my excitement soon turned to frustration. But, luckily, I think the most frustrating parts of the move are behind me, and now I just have to sort out a few more things and I should be good to go. Once the power is turned on in the house, I should be able to finish moving things into the house. Right now, there are only some of the large items in the house, such as furniture.

I did not want to move everything in without power, because it seemed like a bit of a hassle. Of course, it is kind of dangerous to be carrying boxes into a house that is dark. I just finished the paperwork to get the kids into their new school next semester, and even that took longer than I had expected. At least, I do not expect it to be very difficult to get power hooked up here. The only hard part of it, is going to be making the decision on which company to buy power from. I will probably go with the cheapest electricity rates that are available, but I am not even sure which company will have those yet. That is why I am investigating on the computer.

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Shakeology for Losing Weight Fast

Shakeology Alternative – Cheaper Alternative or Discount?I am way overweight and it bothers me a lot. I really wish that I could lose weight, but it is always hard for me to stick to a diet program and I find that it does not help me to lose weight as fast as they advertise on the commercials. But I am going to try something new and I think that the next system I am going to check out is shakeology. I want to find some Shakeology reviews in 2015 so that I can figure out what people are saying about the program. I have never heard of a program like this before, so it makes sense that I would try to figure out how it is going to work for me.

I am not really sure about all of that, but it I need to start a diet soon and the sooner that I start a new diet, the better I am going to be off. The better I am going to feel as well, because not being on a diet makes me feel like I am just going to get fatter and fatter, and it messes with my self esteem, to be sure.

That is not a good thing, because I need to have my self esteem as high as possible in order to be able to stick with a diet. I need to get some proper motivation before I start this diet, and hopefully I can stick with it over the long run, even though I have not had a whole lot of success being able to do that in the past. I just hope that this will be different somehow, and that I will be able to stay the course. Maybe it will happen, but I guess we just have to wait and find out how it goes.

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I Have Been Talking to Angry People

I needed a job and at the time I was not very picky. Obviously it had to fit in my schedule and I managed to find the sort of job where I do not even have to leave the house. That is a customer service job. If you ever called up some big company like CPL energy they probably have their own customer service people. They probably spend a great deal of money on it, because obviously that is a big part of any business and the bigger your business is, the more customer service is needed. If you are in a highly competitive business it could really be a decisive factor in success or failure. Things will go bad and you have to be able to fix them when they do. Customers are going to be concerned about things that you do not expect them to care about and they will get mad because they think you are charging too much. Obviously a lot of the time you are charging people too much.

In this job I am working for a phone company, although I can not say which one it is because I signed an agreement that I would not discuss their business. I do not think that would be a violation, but there is no reason to chance it. You obviously do not need to have a lawyer yelling at you over something that dumb. At any rate most of the time I sit around in my boxer shorts in front of the fan doing random stuff and wearing a headset. It is generally very routine. You answer questions and help solve the sorts of problems that people have with their accounts. However something happened in one part of the country and a bunch of people lost their service. They were very upset.

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What is the Cheapest Way to Get TV?

I am going to have to figure out what to do about the fact that I really do not want to pay for TV packages. I was living with two other guys in this run down house close to the campus of the college we all attended. The three of us had a student deal from Time Warner Cable. It cost like twenty some dollars and we split that three ways. If it had been any more we would not have paid for it. The three of us were sort of putting other things on a much higher priority. Food was one of the big things, but beer came right after that and girls came before either of those things. You do not have a lot of money for any of the fun stuff when you are in college, at least none of us did. We were able to have a lot of fun all the same, even with very little money. It did require some money of course.

Now I have a place of my own and I want to be able to get a good deal on a tv package, but I do not think that I can afford what they want to charge me for Time Warner cable. It is a good bit of money, especially if you get the HD DVR, which you really want. In fact if you do not have that or an HD Cable box you really are not getting a good experience. We are supposed to pay 17 dollars per month for the DVR. That seems a bit more than excessive in my opinion. They want to keep tacking on all of these little charges every time you turn about it would seem. They started out with a pretty good deal, but now it seems bad.

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I Found an Apartment Complex That Allowed Me to Move in Immediately

Up until recently, I had been living with a roommate for about three years. It was been tough because the person I was living with is somewhat problematic, and the place where we lived together is her own home. Two weeks ago, she decided she no longer wanted a roommate and told me that I had 24 hours to move out. Panicked, I called friends and asked where I should look for a place to live. They named several places, including Alicante where two of them personally live now.

I had a hard time believing that I would be so lucky as to find a complex that would let me move in right away after being approved. But I also knew that I needed to get a move on and start making calls to some of the places that I was told about.

I have two small dogs, so I needed to make sure that the place I move into would allow dogs. For safety reasons, I wanted a place that had a gate around it. I also wanted to be assured that I could sign a flexible lease in case it was a place that I ended up not liking. I truly did not want to be stuck signing a lease for a year or more that I could not get out of, if necessary.

I ended up each of the other places I heard about, and Alicante was the only one that could fit all my needs on such a quick basis. They said they are fine with both of my dogs, their entire complex is gated and secure, and they even have short-term leases. The best news of all is that they said as long as my application was approved, they have two apartments that are available now, and I could move in immediately.

They approved me quickly, and I'm already in my new place. I love it. It's affordable, peaceful, and no more crazy roommate! My new apartment is even nicer than the place I lived in previously.

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How Do You Design a Modern House

I have been thinking about this ever since we found a good piece of land and started to get the money together to build a new house. We need something big enough for the family to grow and this is a good location. It has great schools and it is pretty safe. We are thinking about what we really need. For instance you probably want to have something of a security system and you have to pay for a monitoring service from one of the California adt security places. There are a lot of ways you can go with that idea though. For instance you can set up a security system so that the entire property is covered by cameras. That would be expensive. I wonder what it would cost you to put up a huge wall around your house. I suppose that you could probably use something like one of those invisible fences, which would just set off an alarm if you had an intruder.

Of course You are going to have motion detection based lights around the house, or at least in the parts that people would use. That is something that you obviously need and it adds a good bit of security just on the fact that it is going to keep intruders from being comfortable. You can make the house difficult to get in to obviously, but a good thief is going to know how to defeat the stuff that you do. Most of the really smart ones are going to be robbing some guy with a lot more to take than I have, but you might get one who can beat an alarm and well designed lock on your door. I am thinking about a smart lock of some kind on the front door, one that would know it was me.

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Senior Citizens Can Feel Safer

When my mom's neighbor's house was ransacked by vandals, she was grateful that her neighbor was not home at the time. I had similar thoughts, and it did worry me that the next house that got hit might have a different outcome. The area they live in mostly consists of senior citizens, and I know they probably seem like an easy mark to someone wanting to make a quick buck. I decided to help my mom out, and I found a way to do that after looking at

I live in South Dakota, so it is not possible for me to be there for her in person. Her closest friends are all in their 70s, so they would not provide a lot of help either if someone was trying to break into her house while she was there. That is why I wanted to get her a security system. I knew that houses that have these systems have a sign in the front yard to let people know that the house has a security alarm, and I was hoping that would be a huge deterrent to anyone wanting to break into her house.

I knew she would not want to pay for a security system because she is very frugal in some ways, but the cost was low enough that I would be able to swing the monitoring costs each month. I really liked everything that is included with the security system, including a key chain remote, a digital keypad, the yard sign, and so much more. All of this has allowed her to feel safer, and some of her neighbors have even had a system installed after my mom bragged on hers. I have a feeling the criminals are going to look for an easier section of town next time!

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I Ended Up with Three Selfie Sticks from Simply Selfies

I saw people posting really cool selfies on social media. Most of them have people either holding their arms out to get the shot, or they stand in front of a mirror. The funny ones are when they are looking at the phone screen instead of the mirror, or when they have the flash turned on. These selfies I was seeing had the phone too far away to be their arms, and you could see the monopod if you looked close at some of the images. I finally found them at the Simply Selfies website.

This is a really cool device. It is a metal telescoping tube that has a foam handle on one end and a spring-loaded device to attach your smartphone on the other end. The camera phone mount can be articulated to pretty much any angle by just adjusting the hinge and set screw. It is really easy. Oh, and the thing that holds the smartphone to the monopod is really sturdy. It has rubber where it touches your phone, so it will not scratch it up at all.

They call them a Selfie Stick over at Simply Selfies. I got one with the Bluetooth shutter release button. I use an app along with the Bluetooth button to activate the shutter button on my camera phone. I can use it to start and stop video recordings too. This makes it so I do not have to use any self-timers, and I can get some really cool shots with this thing. I like it for aerial view selfies. They always seem to make me look thinner, and you know you do not want the pounds showing on your social media selfies. I had to buy another one when my husband took mine. Then I had to get even another one when our daughter took my second one for her own. You probably want to get one for each selfie enthusiast in your house if you want to hang onto yours.

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More Followers Than My Friend

A friend of mine got more followers at Soundcloud King and was bragging about it every time I would see him. He would keep saying how he had so many followers and how his songs go so many listens each day. Eventually, I had enough of his bragging and decided to do the same. I had never produced a song or even had a Soundcloud account, but I figured it couldn't be that hard to do if my friend was doing it. I downloaded some free music software and started making a hit.

I decided the best way to make a good song that everyone would want to listen to would be by mixing two popular songs together. People usually love mash ups of their favorite songs, so all I had to do was make the timing of the two songs match and everything would be perfect. I uploaded my song to Soundcloud, and it got a few listens, but not enough to brag about to my friend. I went to Soundcloud King and used their help to increase my follower count to match that of my friend. By the end of the day, I actually had more followers than he did.

The added followers on my profile made the play count on my song skyrocket. Everyone was raving about how well my song worked. They were sharing the song on various social media sites. The creators of both of the songs that I mashed up even played the song and like it. This was the biggest form of recognition imaginable. My friend was so jealous when I told him about this. He thought I was lying at first, but when I showed him, he really couldn't take it. I don't think he'll be opening his mouth to brag about Soundcloud followers ever again.

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A Practical Joke to Change Your Reality

I've been thinking about buying a train horn from as a joke for my cousin. See, the guy is a wuss. You can't even imagine just how scared he is of everything. So I thought it would be awesome to install a train horn in his car without him knowing it. It's kind of one of those long term practical jokes that I probably won't even around to watch happen but to know the results and to hear him freak out on me when he gets around to discovering that his car has a horn of a train is going to be awesome.

I can just imagine the scenario; there he is, driving down the road no doubt singing some song by Lorde at the top of his lungs when suddenly, a car swerves into his lane! Well, he can't have that now can he? They just disrupted the best part of the song and he was totally going to nail it this time! So he lays on the horn when suddenly; a train horn! What?! He will be shocked. He will probably have to change his pants. Oh, man. Even just writing about this is making me laugh.

I know. It's terrible. I'm actually a terrible person, probably, because I love playing jokes on people. Anything that disrupts our day to day routine, our realities, is worth it. How is it fun to go through your day doing the same thing you did the day before? And the day before that and so on and so on. We're too comfortable with routines! Shake things up! Make it weird! I love seeing that moment on someones face when they realize that everything they're comfortable with and know, in that single moment right there, is so off the wall that they don't know what to do.

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Girls Basketball is Really Exciting

I had to click here for more information when I was looking for my daughter's middle school basketball game. I thought that we had a bye week and I was looking to see if I could find out who was going to be playing us the following week. There were a lot of people that were looking at the schedule to see if we could go to a party next week as most of the girls from the team were invited so we were all happy to see that there were no make up games scheduled for that week. I had a lot of friends that wanted to teach me the different things that I could do with the team's mascot as I was designing one for them. I am a graphic designer and I have a lot of clients that are professional sports teams and doing mascots has sort of become my thing, although I do not know how or why.

I decided that we were going to have some fun looking at the different things that there were in the school to get some inspiration. They were the pirates and I had a color scheme that I knew would go with the whole mascot but since it was a brand new school I had to figure out what the school colors were going to be. I asked the principal and he told me that if I had a great mascot with two primary colors that were going to go great together that he would be happy to adopt them from my new mascot. Black and gold were the colors of the pirate and I was so glad that I was able to make a difference to her team and to her entire school and its future sports teams.

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Pay for Your Higher Education

I know that there are a lot of people that are not sure how they are going to pay for college. The way that college tuition is rising is a lot higher than inflation and it is not fair to a lot of people that were going to be able to try to go to college as they can not afford to go. I knew that the intellicat tuition programs are very good for the students that apply to their programs and I was going to tell a few of my high school students that they should go and try to apply to see if they get in. The problem is that so many people are realizing how great it is to go and spend time in the program that it is now getting very competitive and it could be a lot for the people that are not as smart as the others who would like a chance at college.

I went to college about fifteen years ago and the economy was doing a lot better then than it is now and I had no problem finding a job as a teacher. Today, the job market is over saturated with the amount of people that are getting out of school with education degrees and for every single teaching opening there is, there are at least five or six people that are picked to interview for the position. There are about two hundred people that are turned away and while it is very unfortunate for them, the truth is, there are a lot of people that can be led into different trades and areas but they do not want to as they are stuck on being a teacher. They are getting into a position where they can not get a job.

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Asia is a Few Months Away

Entrance of Building Image, SingaporeFor as long as I can remember, I have wanted to take a trip to Asia and my husband has always said that is one place that he did not want to go. Before I could go, I got pregnant with my daughter, how is now 13, and we are talking about taking a trip just the two of us. I thought that since she is taking Chinese and learning about the Asian cultures, that we would go and take a trip. I thought Singapore would be a good first stop since it is Westernized and singapore car rental was definitely something that I was going to want to look into. Find Out A Bit More

Started Working for a Little Web Shop Today

Logo Design, North Yorkshire, Designpix, The Franklin CentreI got myself a temporary job today, working for a guy who is helping to build a big web page for a local store. He takes care of the logo design work and all of the web page work, while I am just taking pictures of all of the stuff that they have for sale. So far it is just bric a brac type of things, along with small appliances and sporting goods, but this is going to take a long time. He asked me if I knew where to hire models, because we are going to need some of all ages and sizes. Of course I asked if he meant like Kate Upton or something like that. Find Out A Bit More