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Believing in Insurance Comments Off on Believing in Insurance

Posted on August 11, 2011 by dorisch

For a long time, I have never been convinced that I need to take up an insurance policy, simply because I think it’s a waste of money. But after hearing and listening to some good advice from friends in the industry, I have decided to buy term life insurance for the sake of my family.

We live in a world of uncertainties and none of us can predict our future and destiny. I believe it’s important to spare a thought for those around you and think about how your sudden loss can affect their lives in a negative way. At the end of the day, it’s still up to every individual to believe and be convinced.

Online Shopping is Easy Comments Off on Online Shopping is Easy

Posted on August 11, 2011 by dorisch

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For people who are familiar with online shopping, the experience can be apprehensive since you are parting with some confidential information that is reserved for your eyes and knowledge only.

But buying things online is a popular activity and it’s easy to understand why. Whether it’s shopping for a cook book or a wire loom, you can easily get it online and the best part is the savings. I often buy our household things online and I find that they are cheaper and offer better value for money.

Moving into a New Home Comments Off on Moving into a New Home

Posted on June 22, 2011 by dorisch

My friend had just moved into a new and I am excited for her. Living in a new house is always so exciting though the earlier stage will involve cleaning, organizing and clearing up.

She was shopping for some furnitures and was buying lots of other knick knacks for the house. Her daughter wanted speakers for bookshelf and her son was asking for a rack for his hobbies. So much costs is involved when it comes to shifting and it makes me wonder what would it be like for me when the time comes! I’m sure it would be equally ‘exciting’ and busy too!

Ski and Snow Holidays Comments Off on Ski and Snow Holidays

Posted on June 18, 2011 by dorisch

The mid year school holidays is coming soon and we are wondering if there is someplace we can go. It’s always nice to travel as a family when there is no rush of time.

We will be heading to the mountains in three weeks’ time so there will be lots of planning going on. I have some friends who are US Business Lawyers and they are planning to head to the mountains to do some skiing. It will be nice for the kids to play with snow, do some sledding and build snowman. I recalled loving snow holidays when I was a teenager. We are planning to ski in Mt Buller in August and it’s about time for me to begin my planning!

Buying the Right Gift Comments Off on Buying the Right Gift

Posted on April 26, 2011 by dorisch

It is always hard when it comes to buying a gift for a senior male friend.

I mean you can ask me about gift ideas for a lady and my ideas will be plentiful. But I am not good in shopping for gifts for men and in fact, I tend to fall on to the same old gifts. Some girl friends of mine suggest buy backwoods cigars as they are popular among men but I am just so new to it. I think I would need to do some research online to find out what are my options and some reviews online will be helpful too. The last thing I want is to find the wrong gift for the recipient. What more, I want to spend my money on the right gift!

Shopping Without Buying Comments Off on Shopping Without Buying

Posted on April 13, 2011 by dorisch

My husband can’t understand why I like shopping and he doesn’t understand why I need so many pairs of shoes! Well, I told him that there are various reasons why I go shopping. For instance, I usually go shopping for groceries and today, I need to grab a baby gift on the way to the stores. And tomorrow, there may be other things that need my attention so there is no end to shopping, isn’t it?

I suppose to a man, shopping means spending money and that’s why travel for me makes it interesting, especially to shopping cities. I love shopping but it doesn’t mean I may end up buying things! But how hard it is for a man to understand that a woman can go shopping without buying anything!

Preparing for a Trip 0

Posted on February 26, 2011 by dorisch

Going on a trip is usually thought of as a wonderful experience, one that you and your family may have planned and looked forward to for some time. To have the most fun – to get the most out of the experience – it’s important that you and your loved ones have the means to overcome those little ailments and discomforts that can make the experience range from mildly unpleasant to downright unbearable. How can we include a little ‘Trip Insurance’ to our already overstuffed carry-ons or mini-vans? Aromatherapy has an answer with some readily-available essential oils.

Motion sickness, bug bites, digestive difficulties, and general travel weariness – to name a few – are common discomforts experienced when venturing away from home. Bring some vitamins for women if you need that booster. A small collection of inexpensive essential oils can provide great relief from these amusement-threatening ailments. ‘Treatment’ with these oils is simple – ranging from inhaling a little oil from a tissue, to adding to a bath, to drinking a drop with a warm cup of water. And, thankfully, relief often comes quickly because of the oils’ powerful properties and compatibility with our own bodies.

The Vacation Lady 0

Posted on February 24, 2011 by dorisch

I have an aunt who travels widely and I enjoy listening to her travel stories from time to time.

She likes to share with me her fat burner side effects and she’ll go on to tell me how she conquer her rock climbing fears in her teenage years. She’s big on timeshare resorts and often share about how much she save on accommodation with her membership.

There are all inclusive timeshare resorts located in many parts of the world, from Egypt to Brazil. Just as with traditional timeshares, knowing all the details before you purchase will save you a great deal of money and grief. If possible, you may wish to visit a property to become familiar with the area and the resortís features. As is the case with all timeshares, you would still have the option to exchange your all inclusive timeshare which would allow you to vacation at new properties each time.

Getting Enough Sleep 0

Posted on February 24, 2011 by dorisch

Sleep is so important to keep one healthy and the thing I fear most when I travel is to have a bad night of sleep. Thus, I am particular to choosing a nice accommodation during my vacation so as to sleep better at night.

Since I was a teenager, I have always wanted to find out how to get rid of dark circles as I do have bad ones. Dark circles are caused by late nights when I was a graphic designer so I can blame it on my work. Those eye rings are real and sometimes I feel embarrassed about it. I think I should just get more sleep instead of finding out solutions on how to erase those dark circles. I would perhaps try out those cold tea bags as suggested by some web sites.

Looking into Healthcare 0

Posted on February 02, 2011 by dorisch

Healthcare is important but unfortunately some people don’t think it’s important. The first thing we did when we got into the new city is to get ourselves a medicare card for our family.

There are many kinds of healthcare plans in this country and you need to find the right one for you. The disabled should look into Medicare part D plans and the internet can provide some information. It is good to know what you can covered for as you never know when you really need it. Don’t wait till last minute or something is happening to you before looking into a good health care program. You should think more about it if you have kids too.



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