How to Go Green with Your Living Room Furniture

Going green is becoming easier every day. Many businesses are finding that going “green” is not just responsible but profitable. It used to be more expensive to get environmentally friendly, but that is changing every day. There are now many ways to get the goods you want while staying within a budget. With the sudden influx of more eco-friendly companies offering goods and services there is a lot of competition. You can now get a large variety of products and stores that offer these. No matter what you are looking…

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Emergency Preparedness for Business

Is your company prepared for an emergency? Most are not. Emergencies can happen at any time. A fire could destroy your office, a snowstorm or flood can knock out power to an entire region for days or even months at a time, the president of the company could be killed in a car accident. What would happen to your business if you walked into the office tomorrow morning and discovered that someone had broken in and stolen all of your computers? Or if you are a small business owner and…

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Teach Your Child Emergency and Disaster Preparedness: 4 Web Sites to Help

Helping kids to prepare for emergencies is not something all parents think about on a regular basis. However, teaching kids what to do in case of an emergency really is important. All parents hope their children will never need to use their emergency training, but that shouldn’t stop them from teaching their children what to do if an emergency situation does arise. Here are some great Web sites that help parents to know how to teach their kids to be prepared for, and react to, in an emergency. FEMA for…

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How to Make a 72-Hr Life Emergency Survival Kit for Your Child

As man-made and natural disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires become more prevalent, it is highly important to have a 72 hour kit for every single family member. It is also equally essential to have a kit that caters to the specific needs of each member. Every parent thinks about the safety of their children, especially in the event of an emergency. Unfortunately, many parents do not have the best kit for their child or children. I will outline some easy steps on how to set up one for your…

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Hurricane Preparedness Lessons for Students

Hurricane season begins June 1st for the Atlantic region and May 15th for the Eastern Pacific region. Many local and state government agencies have already begun their programs to educate the public about hurricane preparedness and evacuation. Teachers can assist in this procedure by educating students about hurricanes – how hurricanes form, the damage they are capable of producing, how to prepare for a hurricane and when to evacuate. Teachers can also combine hurricane preparedness lessons with National Preparedness Month, which is September (when many schools begin for the new…

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How to Read Urban Map Outdoor Wilderness Survival

Reading a map is one of the most important parts of wilderness survival. In case you got lost in the wild, you can find your way to safety if you know how to interpret the lines and routes indicated in a map. This skill also includes measuring distances, planning your shortest but less risky route to safety. Reading a map also requires you to correctly determine the azimuth. Here are a few tips on how to read a map: How to determine a distance on the map? If you want…

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Emergency Preparedness Tips

As a child growing up in southern California, emergency preparedness was a standard part of our education. By the time I was five years old I knew how to “duck and cover” in the event of an earthquake. At six years old I was making emergency kits with first aid supplies and food rations. My Boy Scout troop encouraged me to develop an escape route in case of a fire in our house. Now, even with the constant fear of biological attacks from terrorists, most people would not even have…

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XMRE Review – How Do They Compare To Military MREs?

If you’re the sort of person who likes prepping for doomsday or even just enjoy ensuring you’re packed up for a long camping trip, then you’re already familiar with MREs. Meals Ready to Eat are entire meals with enough calories to keep a person going. They consist of an entree, one to two side dishes, one or two drinks, and desert of some kind. The exact number of calories, as well as the types and amount of each food, depends on which MRE you’re using. And that’s before you take…

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Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking A Hotel In Peterborough, UK

If you are seeking a hotel in Peterborough, UK, it is very easy to get overwhelmed by all of the options that are available to you. There are some strategies you can use when trying to decide where to stay. Implementing the following ideas during your search will help you find the right place sooner rather than later. Failing to use the Internet to book your travels is a mistake that many people make. They are so used to heading to their local travel agent that they do not realize…

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A Glam Girl’s Dream: Minktresses

Since its showroom opening on Read Street in 2011, MINKTRESSES has been bringing exotic, luxury style to the hippest fashionistas around Baltimore. Part boutique, part mini salon, the shop specializes in international beauty products and exotic human hair distribution. Its purpose is to bring exotic style to the trendy modern woman and it exceeds in doing so with its unique locks and luxury accessories. With an extensive online gallery of tresses and artistically designed pieces of jewelry, MINKTRESSES has established a worldwide name for itself in the world of selling…

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