Daily Archives April 8, 2014

Are You Adjusting the Look of Your Room? Consider Getting Shoji Screens

Shoji sliding doors

Are you renovating a room in your house? If you’d like to try a different yet fashionable style, you may want to consider using Shoji screens as Japanese room dividers. In this way, you can allocate space in a larger room to a variety of purposes by effective dividing it into smaller rooms–and save money in the process.

These screens are commonly used to function in this way. A similar option would be to install Japanese style sliding doors. In fact, you may want to use Japanese Shoji screens in conjunction with these Japanese style sliding doors in order to achieve a matching aesthetic.

In addition to functioning as sliding doors and dividers,

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Get Clean, Pure Drinking Water Whenever You Want!

Water pitcher filter

Uninterrupted access to clean, pure water is one of the advantages to living in the Unites States. Almost a billion people worldwide do not have the same privilege, and rely on other countries to provide them with safe drinking water. Water-related diseases are also rampant all over the world, causing more than 200 days of missed school days every year, according to UNICEF.

You can help by contributing to organizations that support bringing clean water to ailing nations. The money goes to digging wells and creating water systems in third world countries, and helping those that are already suffering from water-related illnesses. But first take a look at your own water usage, and consider if you are wasting the water you have access to. If so, you can relieve this by taking the necessary steps to preserve

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What You Should Look for in a Decorative Mailbox Flag

Artist flags

Your yard has been looking a little average lately. That might be good enough for some people, but for you anything less than extraordinary is unacceptable. You need to make a few decorating changes. To make your home standout, try looking at decorative mailbox flags

Maintaining a well manicured and decorated garden is a hobby for millions of Americans. An estimated 85 million households in the United States have a self-maintained garden. An estimated 164 million people in the United States have gardened within the past 12 months. Decorative yard flags can make your garden stand out versus your neighbors. Decorative yard flags often feature a variety of animals or landscapes. Seasonal flags can be used to welcome in the spring and s

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Budget Friendly Ways to Support Our Troops and Help Military Families

Disabled veterans donations

Thousands of children take a few minutes to write heart-warming letters — or sometimes birthday cards, Valentines, or Christmas cards — to active military and returning veterans. “Thank you for fighting for our country. I love the color camo. Why did you want to go to the military? Thank you for dieing [sic] for our country. I love American flags. Do you ever stop working?” one letter begins.

Our children have the right idea. Helping military families, soldiers, and veterans does not necessarily entail spending a lot of time — or money — on charity. There are plenty of ways you to support our troops, without paying out of pocket. Here are some creative and inexpensive ways to get involved:

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