National Waterfowl Week At Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge

Bird watchers, photographers and nature lovers pour into Virginia during National Waterfowl Week at Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge. Chincoteague and Assateague Islands are along the Atlantic flyway, on the eastern shore of Virginia. The islands are popular summer vacation spots, but are year round attractions for bird watchers and nature lovers. Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge, Assateague National Seashore and Chincoteague Island are located within a few hours of Baltimore Maryland, Washington DC, and Hampton Roads Virginia. The annual event is extremely popular among birders and travelers to the area. The star attractions are the snow geese, which arrive by the thousands just in time for the event. Visitors drive, bike or walk onto the wildlife loop, where a road encircles a large …

Must Have Ideas For Decorating For Wedding Your Guests

Although the favors and the speeches are ways to thank your guests for coming, you can do more. Many couples have found ways to appreciate their guests in a more personal way, and maybe so can you. A picture is worth… An interesting way to decorate the guests’ tables is to place a piece of clear plastic on top of the table cloth, but before doing that, you’re going to spend a little time with your photo album. You can find photos of particular guests and place them on the table. Not only does this show some of their memories, but it also shows that you were thinking of them personally as you decorated the table. The plastic will protect …

Morocco Henna Leather Lamps Light Up A Room

If you want to incorporate a little of Moroccan beauty into you daily life, Morocco henna leather lamps may be just what you are looking for. These fabulously unique items will impress guests as well add a little color to your life. Placed anywhere in your home, you will be sure to have a work of art that will create a beautiful focal point, along with a great conversation piece. Before you purchase any Morocco henna leather lamps, you should know a little about the area from where they are created. After all, these home accents will garnish a lot of attention, so you should have answers to questions when your friends and family members inquire about them. If you …

More Great Las Vegas Wedding Packages

If you are planning to get married in Las Vegas but you don’t live there, you might want to use a company or wedding location that offers complete wedding packages to help make your long distance wedding planning easier. The Wedding Company of Las Vegas is one of these companies. The Boulder City, Nevada based company offers more than a dozen wonderful wedding packages that include everything you need for your special day. They offer packages to many great destination locations around the Las Vegas area. Besides your wedding site, the packages include photography, transportation, flowers, a wedding cake, and a DVD or video of your ceremony. They also provide you a minister or officiant to perform a civil, religious, …

More Couples Saying I Do To Historic Locations

The best place for a couple to start their new life together may be a place that’s rich in history. Historic locations are becoming increasingly popular wedding locations because of their charm, their character and the wealth of attractions for the wedding party to enjoy. When you pick an historic area, it’s easy to coordinate an impressive wedding site, picturesque accommodations and first-class dining. For example, an increasingly popular wedding location is Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, where the Convention and Visitors Bureau offers free planning services for social events such as weddings and family reunions, as well as meetings and conventions. Besides being rich in national history, the area offers a wealth of beautiful and dramatic locations to be married in, …

More Couples Saying

The guest list is complete, the flowers have been ordered and the perfect dress has been found. Now, how about something very special to let the guests know that you appreciate them being there? With wedding season always in full swing, many brides and grooms are looking for a unique way to thank their guests for sharing their special day. Now, a new Wedding Favor Donation program launched by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) provides a memorable option. In lieu of traditional wedding favors that might be eaten, forgotten or tossed away with the centerpieces, couples can join a growing trend of making a tax-deductible donation to the cause of their choice-in this case, diabetes research, information and advocacy. Couples …

Monogram Wedding Cake Toppers

Using a monogram is a classic method to customize the look and feel of many items. An embroidered monogram in clothing can give it the extra appeal that you require in an office setting. Monogram stationery adds your own unique taste when you write letters or leave memos for others. Monograms aren’t just for clothes and paper, either. They’re an excellent way to add a professional and elegant atmosphere to a social gathering. Monogram napkins are a great way to add class to a wedding. Also, you can use a monogram design for wedding cake toppers. Monogram wedding cake toppers are an interesting change to the typical bride and groom adornment that is found on most cakes. With a specially …

Monogram Napkins: Personalize Your Wedding or Party

Monograms are an easy way to add a personal touch to many objects. Clothing, for example, can have your initials embroidered in the chest or the back. You can also add a monogram to stationery supplies. They’re perfect for sending out letters to loved ones or for invitations to formal gatherings. These designs aren’t just for paper or clothing either. If you really want to spruce up your upcoming wedding or add to your restaurant, you might want to look into monogram napkins. That’s right, monogram napkins. You can add your own unique logo or other design to napkins. Monogram napkins are a classy way to add a special touch to your social gatherings and events. By creating a monogram …

Money Clip Wallets Are The Perfect Hybrid

A man’s wallet should accurately reflect his personality. So streamlined and sleek is obviously the way you want to go, right? You would not want a thick, bulky, unwieldy wallet now, would you? Money clips are often cited as a stylish alternative. But lots of guys who use them often find themselves with cards, bills, and IDs flying in all directions. Hard to be streamlined and sleek when you are a fumbling with all that stuff at a store’s cashier. More Than Just Looking Good Money clip wallets are the perfect solutions to this problem. It strikes a great balance between style and function. What is it exactly? It is simply a wallet with a money clip. Money clip wallets …

Models That Are In Demand: It’s Not All About Looks, Part 2

Models are hired for advertising and marketing purposes. If you’re getting into modeling as a career, keep this firmly in mind. A model who appears with a product, or wearing clothes, needs to look like an “achievable” goal. For example, showcasing a sweater, the model actually has to look like the intended demographic of customers for the sweater, or look like someone that intended demographic might know. Furthermore, the model has to manage to be relaxed, even through a photo shoot, and photo shoots are never relaxing experiences. A good model, like any good photographic subject, knows how to enter a “no stress space” once the lights go on, and to project an image, an aura of confidence and approachability. …

Models That Are In Demand: It’s Not All About Looks, Part 1

When you think of the word “model”, in the context of a human being, the immediate image that comes to mind is probably Claudia Schiffer, or some of the other Sports Illustrated swimsuit models. Modeling is much more than a pretty face and a size 0 dress, and models are used for all kinds of jobs beyond fashion photography and clothing. When companies hire models to represent products, what they’re looking for is someone who’s casual and natural while also being friendly, outgoing and attractive. This is doubly important at trade shows. Observing trade shows can tell you a lot about the right and wrong ways to use models for your business, because the model is “on the spot” for …

Minor But Important Duties For Your Wedding Party, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen

Your wedding party is a major factor in the success of your wedding day. Too many couples assume that once they’ve selected their brides maids and grooms men that they are finished. Unfortunately, many people don’t know what it means to be in a bridal party. Bridesmaids and groomsmen need to do more than just look pretty. Put these people to work! If your wedding party knows the who’s, what’s, when’s, and why’s, they will be able to handle many of the details that may derail the enjoyment of what should be your happiest day. Many sites will tell you the traditional roles for your wedding party. I’m going to give you some tips on additional (and non-traditional) jobs for …

Military Dog Tags

Almost everyone has heard of dog tags at one time or another. Whether you have seen a teenager wearing dogs tags with their initials on it or actual dog tags which are worn by members of the armed forces, dogs tags are worn by many different kinds of people. Although they have become a part of mainstream fashion, true dog tags are much more than a simple piece of decorative jewelry. Military dog tags are worn by soldiers and other members of the armed forces as a means of identification. In the unfortunate event that a soldier is killed during combat, their military dog tags can be used to identify their body and inform the family of this extremely sad …

Metal Tags

Metal tags are normally used for product identification. Metal tags can be used in many different military and industrial situations. Metal tags are an excellent choice for identification because they are durable and easy to secure to the object that they are identifying. Unlike stickers which can peel off due to heat or rubbing against another item, metal tags can be secured to an object so that there is no way for them to get lost. This reliability will ensure that no problems are created as a result of being unable to identify a specific object. Metal tags can be created from a variety of different materials. The most common materials that metal tags are made from include stainless steel, …

There are traditions that seem to come and go within our culture.

It seems like we shy away from things that are important to our parent’s generation and then our children or their children go back to them. I think a major part of this is that we want to be more advanced and with it than our parents are so we rebel against what they do. Some of this leads to progress and some just to change for the sake of change. One of the things that my hippie parents rebelled against was come of the traditions of marriage. My parents were married, however it was an outdoor wedding in which they wrote their own vows and dressed in non-traditional clothing. My father was against the traditional mens wedding bands so …

Mens Watches – Break Out From Boring

The vast majority of watches, especially those for men, are just plain dull. Absolutely useful, immensely practical, but nauseatingly boring. Just one more thing to make you blend into the same obscure background as every other guy out there. So why do it? Why be that way? Instead of joining the herd, why not stand out? This is easier said than done if one is limited to the usual gold or silver, everything looks the same, watch fare. The way around this is to broaden your selection by targeting mens watches designed for purposes beyond just telling time. A couple good places to start looking are at dive watches – yes, those designed for divers, or ones designed for aviation …