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11 26 2014

Working out in the most comfortable outfit helps you exert more effort. Check out my coolest picks.

Gear – Yellow Gold Athletic Racerback Shirt Sleeveless Workout Tank Top Tennis, Cruise Control Gear, Size SMALL

Gear - Yellow Gold Athletic Racerback Shirt Sleeveless Workout Tank Top

This cool and comfortable tank top will make sweating it out efforteless.

Gear – Yellow Gold Athletic Racerback Shirt Sleeveless Workout Tank Top Tennis, Cruise Control Gear, Size SMALL – $28.99, Free shipping – Available at Amazon.com Marketplace

 

Tommie Copper – Tommie Copper – XXL Black Women’s Yoga Pants, 1 pants

Tommie Copper - Tommie Copper - XXL Black Women's Yoga Pants, 1 pants

 

Samsung – Gear Fit Unisex Black Smart Watch

Samsung - Gear Fit Unisex Black Smart Watch
$129.99 (20% off) – Buydig.com

1.84″ Curved Super AMOLED Touchscreen Display, Heart rate monitor, Contoured design, IP67 Certified Dust and Water Resistant, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Sensor.

Samsung – Gear Fit Unisex Black Smart Watch – $129.99 (20% off), Free shipping – Available at Buydig.com

 

New Balance – Women’s 608 Crosstrainer

New Balance - Women's 608 Crosstrainer
$49.99 – Belk.com

With superior shock absorption and a quality leather upper, this versatile training shoe is sure to become your working out companion

New Balance – Women’s 608 Crosstrainer – $49.99, 9.50 shipping – Available at Belk.com

 

Apple – iPod touch 5G 64 GB Space Gray Digital Multimedia Player (Video Player, Audio Player, Photo Viewer, FM Tuner, Video Recorder – 4″ 727040 Pixel Color LCD – Touchscreen – Bluetooth – Wireless LAN – 2 Day Audio – 8 Hour Video)

Apple - iPod touch Digital Multimedia Player
$299.00 – ABT

You can never have too much fun with this gadget. The new iSight camera lets you take your best shots. Facebook integration gives you plenty to post about. (Or you can just ask Siri to post for you.) And, of course, there are endless games to play and endless music to listen to. All on the thinnest, lightest iPod touch eve

Apple – iPod touch 5G 64 GB Space Gray Digital Multimedia Player (Video Player, Audio Player, Photo Viewer, FM Tuner, Video Recorder – 4″ 727040 Pixel Color LCD – Touchscreen – Bluetooth – Wireless LAN – 2 Day Audio – 8 Hour Video) – $299.00, Free shipping – Available at ABT

 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links provided by Postpresso.

11 20 2014

You’re the closest you’ve ever been to bringing your dream of business ownership from the confines of your imagination into reality. You have an amazing product or service that will bring customers to your door in droves, but you have one final thing to decide. What will that door look like? For that matter, what will the interior of your entire business look like? You still have to choose furniture, fixtures, and if you’re in the hospitality industry, kitchen and dining equipment. It’s a set of choices that will probably bring with it a few sleepless nights. To lessen the burden, here are some steps you can take that will help you choose the right fit-out design for your business.

1. Conduct a Scouting Mission

Visit businesses that are similar to yours and have a look around. Observe how the staff and customers interact with the space. Take in your surroundings, paying close attention to the emotions they evoke in you. Make mental notes of the decor and layout, snap a few discrete pictures, and compile them in an idea book later.

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2. Decide on a Theme

While keeping your business and your corporate mission in mind, consider a design theme for your business. It is important that the two go hand in hand. There is no sense in placing nautical themed items on the wall of your cafe if you’re mainly serving up freshly made sandwiches and pies. Having a cold industrial workspace will seem out of place to your clients if your upholstery company specialises in restoring antique furniture. Think of the impression you want to convey to your customers because the first glimpse they have of your work space is, in essence, the cover letter of your resume. Remember: first impressions are lasting.

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3. Research Trends

In addition to new design trends, give consideration to recent studies on health and safety and what types of environment encourage creativity and efficiency. The environment for your employees should not only be pleasant to work in, but be functional enough to encourage productivity and maintain moral.

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4. Choose the Right Fit-Out Design Partner

After all is said and done, the most important step is choosing the right company to execute your vision. Make sure you select a company with several years’ experience, especially in designing for the kind of business you have. Conduct a scouting mission and visit some of the businesses on their client list. Also ensure that they have a transparent system that allows you to see how your money is spent. Some fit-out companies, like TU Projects, have developed data platforms where clients can track the expenditure of their project. Practices such as these ensure that your project is completed on time and on budget.

At the end of the day, the right fit-out design for your business should be a reflection of the vision you have for your business. But, it should also speak to your potential customers and bring out the best in your employees. What are some design ideas you’re considering for your business? If you already have one, what considerations went into helping you decide on its final look?

10 27 2014

Adding a cup of radicchio to your daily diet can help you trim inches without exercise. That’s from scientists who discovered that the purple plant  is rich in folic acid and magnesium, nutrients that flush trapped  fluids out of the body. Plus, radicchio’s balanced mix of B vitamins has been proven to rev the burning of fat for energy.

Radicchio

10 27 2014

Still don’t know what to give your main man this Christmas? Here are some items that will surely put a smile on his face this Christmas morning.

Apple – iPhone 6 16 GB Gold Smartphone – Verizon Wireless (1.4 GHz Dual-COre Processor, 16 GB Internal Storage, iOS 8, 4G, 8 MP Camera)

Apple - iPhone 6 16 GB Gold Smartphone - Verizon Wireless

It has a bigger screen, better battery life, and better camera. If your main man loves big smart phones, this is the gadget for him.

Apple – iPhone 6 16 GB Gold Smartphone – Verizon Wireless (1.4 GHz Dual-COre Processor, 16 GB Internal Storage, iOS 8, 4G, 8 MP Camera) – $829.99, See Site shipping – Available at Amazon.com Marketplace

 

Sony – 500GB Lego The Hobbit Console Bundle (PS3)

Sony - 500GB Lego The Hobbit Console Bundle (PS3)

New PS3 hardware bundle with Traveller’s Tales’ Lego The Hobbit game

Sony – 500GB Lego The Hobbit Console Bundle (PS3) – $279.99, 2.99 shipping – Available at Newegg.com

 

Belkin – F8V3063 RF Modulator (DVD Player, Video Game Console, Camcorder, TV Compatible – S-Video, RCA Video)

Belkin - F8V3063 RF Modulator

 

Skullcandy – Hesh 2 – Black/Black (Stereo – Black – Mini-phone – Wired – 35 Ohm – 20 Hz – 20 kHz – Over-the-head – Binaural – Ear-cup – 3.94 ft Cable)

Skullcandy - Hesh 2 - Black/Black (Stereo - Black - Mini-phone - Wired)

The Hesh 2 Black Headphones from Skullcandy® boasts with an enhanced audio performance. It features Supreme Sound audio technology which delivers Attacking Bass, Natural Vocals and Precision.

Skullcandy – Hesh 2 – Black/Black (Stereo – Black – Mini-phone – Wired – 35 Ohm – 20 Hz – 20 kHz – Over-the-head – Binaural – Ear-cup – 3.94 ft Cable) – $39.99 (33% off), Free shipping – Available at Dell Small Business

(8 reviews)

 

Diesel – Men’s Chronograph Analog/Digital Four Time Zone White Leather Watch

Diesel - Men's Chronograph Analog/Digital Four Time Zone White Leather Watch

This chunky Sport watch features: Japanese analog/digital quartz movement, Polished black hands and sweep seconds, Luminescent hands mark subdials, Digital day-and-date display, Analog date aperture between four and five o’clock and a lot more.

Diesel – Men’s Chronograph Analog/Digital Four Time Zone White Leather Watch – $192.94 (28% off), Free shipping – Available at SavvyWatch.com

(2 reviews)

 

Adonit – Jot Flip Fine Point Stylus & Pen for iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle Fire & Other Touch Screen Tablets

Adonit - Jot Flip Fine Point Stylus & Pen for Touch Screen Tablets

On one side, a precise digital stylus; on the other, a fine-tipped steel pen.

Adonit – Jot Flip Fine Point Stylus & Pen for iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle Fire & Other Touch Screen Tablets – $29.99, Free shipping – Available at Microsoft Store

 

Nike – LunarSpider R 5 Unisex Running Shoe (Men’s Sizing) Size 6 (Green) 1488498-00091206689809

Nike - LunarSpider R 5 Unisex Running Shoe (Men's Sizing)

The mesh top with synthetic overlays makes the shoes breathable, light and durable.

Nike – LunarSpider R 5 Unisex Running Shoe (Men’s Sizing) Size 6 (Green) 1488498-00091206689809 – $99.97, Free shipping – Available at Nike.com

 

Liangye – Personalized Engraved Electronic USB Lighter Fun Gadget Gifts Groomsmen Gift Best Man Gift Wedding Favor (Gold)

Liangye - Personalized Engraved Electronic USB Lighter (Gold)

It’s very slim, it’s windproof and it would make a great personalized gift for your guy.

Liangye – Personalized Engraved Electronic USB Lighter Fun Gadget Gifts Groomsmen Gift Best Man Gift Wedding Favor (Gold) – $18.99, Free shipping – Available at Amazon.com Marketplace

 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links provided by Postpresso.

10 20 2014

Backyard grilling is a summer tradition. As soon as the weather warms up, the grills come out. Backyard grill masters stake their claim and cook everything from hot dogs to steaks. Grills used to be little more than hot coals, but today’s most sophisticated grills have plenty of bells and whistles to assist the outdoor chef.

Ellsworth B. A. Zwoyer invented charcoal briquettes in 1897, but it wasn’t until George Stephen, a Weber Brothers Metal Works welder discovered that cutting a metal buoy in half made the perfect domed grill and the top sealed in flavor. The Weber charcoal grill was born. Gas grills didn’t come along until the 1960s, when Arkansas Louisiana Gas Company employees, William G. Wepfer and Melton Lancaster, redesigned a charcoal grill and made it run on bottled propane. Other grilling milestones include the introduction of George Foreman’s kitchen grilling machines in 1994 and infrared grills for consumers in 2000. The popular choices for most outdoor grill masters are still charcoal and gas. How do you decide which to choose?

Charcoal or Gas: What’s the Difference?

There’s a lot of debate about which type of grill makes better food. There are diehard fans on both sides. Charcoal grilling aficionados tout the smoky flavor of meat. Gas grill masters love the convenience of using a gas-fired grill. What are the differences?

A gas grill is easy to use. Turning a knob fires the heat source up. Other knobs adjust the heat. Liquid propane, the fuel that heats the grill, is stored in portable tanks that are refillable. Gas grills are easy to clean. The drawback is that gas grills don’t enhance the flavor of the food.

Charcoal grilling cannot be quickly done. Building, lighting and heating charcoal briquettes takes time. Learning how to cook foods evenly without scorching takes a bit of practice. Proponents say the time and skill building is worth it because the charcoal gives meat a delicious smoky flavor. Clean up is more difficult, but charcoal grills are much less expensive than gas.

Tips for Grilling

It doesn’t matter which type of grill you choose, there are some fundamentals that will make your grilled foods taste better and save you from illnesses caused by underdone food. Food that is not thoroughly cooked can cause illness and could seriously compromise the health of people with weakened immune systems, such as young children and the elderly.

Follow these tips for a great outdoor cookout:

Make sure your grill is clean before using it. Choose a safe location for your grill. Don’t grill too close to your house, garage, fencing or any flammable substances.For thinner pieces, such as thinly sliced meat and skewers, use high heat and cook through quickly.Larger foods require slower cooking. Use indirect heat so the inside cooks without scorching the outside.Don’t guess about whether your food is done or not. Use a thermometer to make you’re your meat reaches the correct internal temperature.