Archives November 2019

Best beach umbrellas 2015

The summer is all about getting that much awaited week of vacation. There is no better time to get a few days off and enjoy a relaxing day at the beach, under the sun, without having to deal with the rush of the city life. Almost everyone that is getting some vacation days during the summer will most likely end up on a beach somewhere. Some might choose to go to a beach closer to home while others will be tempted to see more exotic places. The ones that chose to take a few days off and relax on a Read more [...]

Scott mcgillivray income property

About the HostScott McGillivray is North America's go-to expert when it comes to all things real estate. He’s a licenced contractor, real estate investor, educator and star of the hit television series Income Property, Moving the McGillivrays and his newest series, Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray. He's passionate about all things property and loves nothing more than sharing the insider secrets of his success.Scott grew up in Richmond Hill, Ont., the middle child of hardworking, middle-class Read more [...]

2012 camry hybrid xle

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid OverviewCritics wrote that the 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid feels more powerful than many of its competitors, both hybrid and non-hybrid, and they said that transitions between electric and gas power are almost imperceptible. The Camry Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 43/39 mpg city/highway, which is very good for a hybrid midsize car. The Camry Hybrid’s smooth ride pleased reviewers, and while they didn’t think it is the sportiest affordable midsize Read more [...]

Dressing for your shape

Why I don't believe in dressing for my body typeThis post has been on my to-do list for quite a while, but I’m finally writing it now, because of a conversation I overheard on the train yesterday.I sat next to a group of girls, all of them 12, perhaps 13 years old. One of them wanted to buy a new pair of jeans and she talked about what kind she might want to get. “I don’t like high-waisted jeans but I have to wear them because I’m a pear shape. They are just so uncomfortable”, she said. Read more [...]

St tropez instant tanning

Wash Off Instant Glow Body Lotion I got a deluxe sample of this bronzer. I first tried it as a liquid bronzer for my face, but it didn't go so well. You have to apply this stuff pretty quickly or it sort of gets sucked in by your skin and leaves what I would call a "stain". I would have to say this body bronzer is the equivalent of a lip stain. If you can think of this stuff like that then I think you can begin to work with it and appreciate it for the wonderfulness it is. After Read more [...]

Funny product warning labels

Warning: Reading this story may result in slight visual fatigue. In some cases, the contents of the text could cause gentle convulsing of the abdomen accompanied by a coarse "hah" sound, or possibly a high-pitched "tee-hee." If you read this story while at the office, you may receive a reprimand from your boss who expects you to, you know, be doing actual work during the day. Unless you're an insurance agent. Best I can tell, those guys never really do much of anything.Whew -- sorry about that. After Read more [...]

Best names of all time

This Is the Most Popular Baby Name of the Past 100 YearsTrends in baby names tend to come and go, but one has remained a favorite among parents year after year for the last century. According to a new study by the Social Security Administration (SSA), James is the most popular baby name of the past 100 years.Compiling data from 173,916,919 boys and 169,671,039 girls for every year since 1918, the SSA ranked each name by total occurrences based on Social Security applications. The agency found that Read more [...]

Wetting your beauty blender

12 Ways You're Using Your Beautyblender Totally WrongImage zoom The Beautyblender isn't your grandmother's makeup sponge. There's a reason professional and YouTube makeup artists keep more than one in their kits at all times. Since the brand launched over 10 years ago, it has become an insider favorite and created a new category of edgeless sponge applicators (with plenty of knockoffs available).The main question we get when someone sees us with the pink egg: "Is it worth the money?" Yes. The Beautyblender Read more [...]

Tomato goat cheese tart

Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts Unfold a sheet of puff pastry on a lightly floured surface and roll it lightly to an 11 by 11-inch square. Using a 6-inch wide saucer or other round object as a guide, cut 2 circles from the sheet of puff pastry, discarding the scraps. Repeat with the second pastry sheet to make 4 circles in all. Place the pastry circles on 2 sheet pans lined with parchment paper and refrigerate until ready to use. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Heat 3 tablespoons of Read more [...]

Slang words and meaning

Ms. Omar and Ms. Tlaib are far from the only congressional lawmakers who immigrated to the United States or were born to immigrant parents. In the House, there are currently at least 52 voting members who are immigrants or children of immigrants and 16 in the Senate — most of them Democrats — according to a Pew Research Center analysis from this year. Aside from Ms. Omar, four other congresswomen were born outside the United States, but they have largely not involved themselves in entanglements Read more [...]