Thursday, May 14, 2015

Gadgets or Summer Workshops for School Break

With the onset of too many advanced gadgets and toys it’s still best for kids to spend summer doing things offline. This summer parents enrolled their kids to various fields of interest to while away their kids’ time during school break to lessen their time on gadgets. Some got some art workshops, others got into dancing, drama schooling and sports fest while others like us resort to music studying. Well this time I didn’t enroll them but because they already know the basic they just practice what they learned from school. Anyway my daughter Gen didn’t need to study in formal school to play musical instrument as she can learn by herself and she did it on three different musical instruments of her whim. 

She’s now playing with keyboards, guitar and even drums. For a girl she’s a bit awesome and she’s really something as she really learns fast. I just don’t know how she would play with flying v guitar if ever she gets a hands on. Well maybe not for now… for a young lady like her as she’s fine with her good old favorite guitar. Now she’s planning to teach her little brother how to play guitar as Josh just learned the basic of keyboard playing and Gen wanted her brother to play varied instruments.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Cash in a Hurry

Sometimes bad money problems happen to good people. An unexpected car repair, a utility shutoff or a tax debt can completely throw your finances for a loop. Finding the cash you need in a hurry is the best way to get your money back on track and protect your credit. Fortunately, there are lenders who will get cash in your pocket instantly.

Who Can Get Cash in a Hurry?

If you have a regular source of income and a checking account, you can get cash. When you apply for installment loans, your information is sent out to a network of lenders who are working hard to get you the money you need. When you are matched with a lender, you simply sign a few agreements and wait for the cash to show up in your bank account. Sometimes you can get money in just a few hours.

Even if you have less than perfect credit, chances are there is a lender who will work with you and get you the money you need. These loans are paid out in a lump sum and are due on your next payday, or whether terms you agree upon with your lender. In some cases, you can pay off the loan over a matter of weeks or months.

When you just need to get cash to get you through to payday, there are lenders who are standing by, waiting to loan you money. They know that sometimes bad money problems happen to good people. Call today.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Loves Tech Stuff and Pet Supplies

My friend loves tech stuff and she spends hard-earned money just to update herself on the latest computer specifications as she also needs it on her online shop selling digital kits. Aside from blogging which we both used to earn enough for our family’s needs she also joined etsy and put up her own online digital kit store. 

On her free offline hours or shall I say real life she’s busy fussing about accessories and supplies for her dear dog. She loves her pet like her own kin and she pampers Sophie, her dog on whatever makes her not only contented and adorable but healthy as well. When her dog is sick she ensures that she buys prescription pet medications from her veterinary doctor. How she loves Sophie dearly and she doesn’t want her to suffer long for her sickness.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Collectible Gifts for Your Friends

Do you have some people in your life who are collectible fanatics? If this is the case, you will need to do some serious research the next time their birthdays or Christmas rolls around again. There are certainly many types of collectibles to choose from. Before you can even think about starting your shopping for collectible gifts for your friends, you need to know the exact type of collectibles they are interested in. In other words, you would not give a baseball card to a person who only collects comic books. Once you know what to look for, you can begin your search. Here are some great collectible gift ideas.



1. An autographed football helmet

Do you have a friend or relative who is a huge football fan? People who love football would appreciate a gift that they can display proudly for everyone to see. A great gift that certainly fits into that category is an autographed football helmet. Buying an authentic helmet can be quite expensive. However, there are now NFL replica helmets available for a fraction of the price of the real thing. There are also stores that sell these helmets with autographs of some of the biggest stars on football. Find out who your friend's favorite player is and see if you can find a helmet autographed by that player.

2. A professionally graded comic book

Nowadays, if a comic book has not been professionally graded, it is very difficult to sell for a decent price. There are several professional grading companies who will examine every aspect of a comic book. After doing this, they give the book a number grade, 10 being a flawless book. The comic is them placed in a case to protect it. If you know a comic book issue that your friend or relative has always wanted to own, you can go online and try to find it for him. A professionally graded book is a great gift because the case provides protection, it is easy to put on display and it is easy to resell in the future.

3. A game-worn jersey

Over the past decade, the popularity of game-worn jerseys has exploded in the collectible market. Having an autographed jersey of your favorite athlete is nice, but having a jersey that is actually worn in a game is even better. Getting an autographed game-worn jersey is as good as it gets.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

How to Have Your Cake and Diet Too

Who doesn’t like cake? Shows like “Ace of Cakes” and Cupcake Wars have introduced this ancient culinary art form to a new generation, and it’s now just as hip to flaunt the “cupcake diet” as it is to play up your allegiance to the “Paleo diet.” But there’s a difference between liking your favorite food and believing that it’s actually good for you. Or is there? An emerging body of culinary research — both in the test kitchen and the laboratory — suggests that diet-friendly cakes might be a partial answer to that age-old question: what to eat on a diet?

A Gluten-Free Cake Recipe?
While the gluten-free craze is now undeniably mainstream, many people are skeptical that a gluten-free cake can possibly exist — let alone taste good. But this gluten-free cake recipe gives that sentiment the lie.

First, use cornmeal. It’s lighter than buckwheat, which can become dense and gummy without care, and lighter than rice flour, which may leave you wanting more. Cornmeal has a rough, pleasant texture that mimics whole wheat and adds a bit of roughage to what’s normally a low-fiber treat.

To flesh out your cake and keep it from collapsing in on itself, mix the cornmeal with a decent amount of cornstarch and a lighter gluten-free flour, such as rice flour or sorghum flour. To hold everything together, use butter or, if you’ve got a real sweet tooth, caramel plus butter. (Yes, we said caramel.) Oh, and don’t forget the xanthan gum! You only need a tiny bit to tie the cake’s component flavors together and avoid the dryness that so often bedevils cornmeal cakes.

Not What You Eat, But When You Eat
Whether you’re gluten-free or not, the timing of your indulgence could have a big effect on its overall healthiness. Although it needs to be corroborated with additional evidence and shouldn’t be taken as a be-all-end-all pronouncement, a new study suggests that eating cake (and other calorie-dense treats) in the morning may actually be better for you than eating later in the day. That’s because an early-morning meal can jump-start your metabolism and give you more time to burn off calories as you go about your daily routine. By the time you settle down for the night, that morning indulgence could be a distant memory for your body.

All About Balance
As much as we’d like to eat cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner, no one is suggesting that’s a good idea. Eating, like so many other things in life, is about balance. Stop when you feel full, get plenty of vitamins and minerals, and make sure you’re not investing too much in any one part of the food pyramid. (Do they still use that thing, anyway?) Cake can be a surprisingly healthy piece of that puzzle — but it’s just a piece. Or, in this case, a slice.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Common Pump Failures For Sewers


In order to keep the septic system working at your home or a business, there needs to be sewage pumps. There could be one or two pumps or several depending on the size of the system. There are some common problems that can arise with the pumps. These issues can be easily resolved by calling a septic company, or you can try to fix the problem on your own by using a few tools. 

One of the most common problems that is discovered is a backup in the tank. This happens when the pumps can't work like they should. There is likely too much toilet paper in the system that the pumps can't get through. One solution is to have a septic company come to pump the system out so that there is more room for the water and waste to flow. Another solution is to add a product to the toilet that will get flushed through the system. These products have bacteria in them that will eat away at the debris that is in the tank. Prevention is the best way to prevent septic pump failures. Don't flush solid objects, like toilet paper rolls, down the toilet, and avoid pouring grease down sinks as this can clog the pumps as well.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Benefits of Learning Music

I love to browse over great deals, coupons and shopping sites that my kids became familiar with varied sites that offer what we need. This is the reason why they always visit musician friend when they want to look and search for the musical instruments that they need. From time to time they check the latest prices on guitars, keyboards, microphones and accessories. 

They love music and they can play varied instruments as I enroll them in basic music class when we can afford and if there’s time. Well my youngest is just lucky that it’s one of their extracurricular activities in the school. They were offered music classes of their likings. They get to learn playing keyboards, lyres, guitars, violins and drum sets and earn extra grades as well. It has a lot of benefits especially for kids with so much flair in music like my own. It also drives them away from vices.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Never Say No to Nubia

ZTE together with Lazada.com.ph to hold its flash sale for the Nubia Z5 S Mini this February 12 at exactly 12 noon!

If you are looking for more value out of your money coupled with an impeccable design and packed with intuitive features, be sure to log on to www.lazada.com.ph/zte/ this February 12 at exactly 12 noon as the ZTE together with the Philippines’ Biggest Online Shopping Mall – Lazada.com.ph will be staging another anticipated flash sale for this game-changing phone which will be carrying a price tag of PhP 8,990 during the flash sale.

Hailing from its original price tag of PhP 16,790, the Nubia Z5 S Mini will be on a flash sale at PhP 8,990 giving the lucky flash sale shoppers a discount of more than 45%
For those people on the go, you can definitely still get the chance of being part of the flash sale simply by shopping via your Lazada Mobile App – which is available for both iOS and Android phone users.
If you are still unsure of what to expect on the Nubia Z5 S Mini, well its pretty simple: the Nubia Z5 S Mini is a smartphone with a personality.

Make a statement and reveal your personality with the nubia Z5 S Mini. It’s the world’s first smartphone to pack a 13 inch front camera that incorporates the control and photographic fidelity of a DSLR camera and lightning-speed 4G support.

While Nubia Z5 S Mini looks stunning, its cameras are head turners of their own. The 13 megapixel front camera, equipped with 5-piece sapphire precision optical lens and Exmor RS sensor religiously retains image sharpness and authentic details. They’re also hard enough to resist scratches that come with snapping pictures on the go. In intense light, the blue glass composite IR filter delivers a remarkable balance of glare and clarity to give you vibrant images with stunning colors while the BSI image sensor and F2.2 aperture captures smooth, stunning images even in the dark.

The rear camera comes with pro, fun, and auto shooting modes to give you the best pictures whatever the condition, or your mood is. The Pro mode is equipped independent controls for focus, lighting and white balance while fun mode gives you more ways to get creative with your photos, with features including multi-exposure, animated video, moving object removal, time-lapse, panorama, special effects and movement tracking. The auto-mode detects shooting conditions and snaps the shot you want. It also comes HDR and Self-timer options.

Say goodbye to dark, blurry selfies with the whopping 5 megapixel front camera, equipped with a BSI sensor and F2.2 aperture to retain details and true-to life colors. The front camera also comes with a smile recognition feature for easy, auto selfies. Enhance the quality of your selfies with the built in photo editor with skin rendering and scale adjustment features for upload ready shots.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor’s all-in-one design makes way for efficient multitasking, extending the 2000 mAh battery's power for longer. It also powers the cutting edge Sharp IGZO OGS display technology that delivers clear, crisp images and exceptional power efficiency. The 4.7 inch 720x1280p HD screen brings images to life with 16.7M colors, rendering an astonishing range of deep, intense colors, gentle hues and daubs of light. From simple pictures to high definition videos and graphic heavy games, details stand out and image clarity is crisp. Nubia Z5 S mini’s 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor has a maximum clock speed of 1.2 Ghz, backed by 1 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM, expandable up to 32 GB via Micro SD storage.

Housed in a premium shell with matte finish, the Nubia Z5 S Mini feels smooth and good to hold. At only 7.6 mm thick, it joins the ranks of slim and sleek designed models in the market. The seamless sides elegantly extend to the meticulously curved edges. Overall, it's a fusion of style and function, with the buttons ergonomically positioned just within the tips of the fingers for ease of use. For all the sophistication, the Nubia Z5 S mini only weights at 120g.
With built in 3G support, Nubia Z5 S mini is designed for the fast paced lifestyle. Say goodbye to lags as it supports faster data transfer, excellent network response and seamless connectivity. Share your captured moments, listen to music and stream high definition videos without a hitch. Download files with speeds of up to 150 Mbps and be entertained on the move.

About Lazada
Lazada (www.lazada.com.ph) is Philippines’ largest online shopping mall and is pioneering e-commerce by providing a fast, convenient and secure online shopping experience combined with an extensive product offering in categories ranging from mobiles & tablets and consumer electronics to household goods, toys, fashion and sports equipment. Lazada is continuously striving to offer its customers the best possible shopping experience with multiple payment methods including cash on delivery, extensive warranty commitments and free returns. Lazada mobile applications for Android, iPhone and iPad provide additional convenience to its consumers’ allowing them to shop anywhere, anytime.

For more information, please visit http://www.lazada.com.ph. For updates on Lazada’s latest innovations, as well as activities, contests and promotions, connect with us via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LazadaPhilippines).

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Good Wellness Technology for Health Issues

Lately I’ve been having problems with the severe pain I have on my back and it has not given me decent sleep last week. I resorted to back massage for 5 consecutive days and it worked but not completely so I’m really searching on ways on how to cure it through healthy options or something that will not make me drink medicine or make me succumb to daily maintenance of supplements. 

Since already I’ve tried massage I might as well try out some other kind of therapy which led me to learn about magnetic bracelets for therapy which offers the kind of treatment I want not just for me but to my Mom as well. Well I’m into studying and researching stage and who knows it might be able to solve my health problem. I’m glad that technology is not only for solving communications and office problems but health issues as well.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Camera Cleaning Kit

I love gadgets especially digicams which I use every day of my life capturing my kids' special moments and the things around me.  My favorite theme to shot are skies, flowers, foodies, recipes and faces aside from any activity that my kids are participating to.

Well my first digicam had its lens replaced already and now on its second replacement had I brought it to repair shop.  When I learned that the cost is half a new simple digicam I declined and just use it for videos.

Now I'm at my best in protecting digital cameras as I don't want another repair for the current camera I'm using.  Aside from the extra care and I want to have extra cleaning too and found this camera cleaning kit in cdrking.com where I buy my regular accessories for gadgets, phones and computers.



The cleaning kit for camera includes:
  • With brush w/ air blower it cleans even the small places
  • Cleaning cloth with cleaning solution to remove finger flints and marks
  • Cotton tips for cleaning buttons
  • Lens tissue to remove dust and small particles
Package Content

  • Cleaning solution
  • Cleaning cloth
  • 10 pcs cotton buds
  • Brush with air blower
  • 10 pcs cleaning tissue
This one sells at PhP150 only.  

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