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Takamine Jumbo Cutaway

The Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar that I just ordered online will arrive well before I need to get it ready for shipping out to my nephew in Arizona. This will be first summer that he will be spending in their new home, so many thousands of miles away from the rest of the family that has a traditional Memorial Day Weekend gathering.

I want to wrap it up nicely and ship it to him as soon as possible as to avoid having to rush at the last minute, as I usually do. It’s a good thing that this company doesn’t charge me the shipping and handling costs to get it here to me.

A nice looking piece of work, wouldn’t you say. Next on my list is going to be to find a good priced peavey classic 20 amp that will be able to blow the paint off of the walls!

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Takamine GJ72CE-12 G Series Jumbo Cutaway 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Web Hosting Is Turning Green

We all know how it is all the rage about being as “Green” as you can these days. I’m glad to say that I grew up with such wonderful parents that instilled a huge sense of commitment to our Mother Earth as far back as I can remember. My parents were hard-core hippies that never really grew out of it. This made it a pretty cool environment for us kids to grew up in, I can tell you that!

Recently I have been doing a bit of research online trying to find the best web hosting company that is all about being “Green” I was surprised to find that there are several out there. iPage, GreenGeeks, FatCow, SuperGreen and HostGator are some of the better known ones.

I am going to pass the word around to family and friends via email and Facebook of course to see if I can convince some of them to change to some of these Green webhostings. It shouldn’t be too difficult, people are turning to these types of concepts, I’m happy to say. There is a lot more to going “Green” then just recycling your trash each week, even though that is a great way to start!

Ways to Help Decrease Your Energy Bills

As the cost of energy has continued to increase in recent decades, people are starting to seriously examine their own usage and consumption. Decreasing your energy consumption will go a long way in saving you money, as well as helping reduce damage done to the environment. There are several ways to decrease your energy bills. The first and best way to decrease your bills is to determine how energy is being used, lost and correcting any issues.

It can be difficult to understand where your energy is being lost, and how it is being used. However, if you have a number of different electronic appliances that are always on, that is a good place to start. Make a habit of turning off, and even unplugging, any electronic appliances that are not in use.

One of the biggest causes of energy loss is when the heat or air conditioning is lost by improper windows. The right windows can actually help keep your temperature inside consistent when the temperature outside starts to waver. If you believe you are losing energy to outside sources, consider finding Chicago window replacement windows that are specifically designed to help keep energy in your home.

You may find out that your doors and windows are actually one of the biggest sources of energy loss in your home. This is perhaps one of the most common losses of energy throughout most homes in the world.

Saving energy is not rocket science. You simply need to identify areas that are causing an unnecessary expenditure of energy in your home and correct them. Begin by turning off unused electronic appliances and purchasing upgraded doors and windows.

Another very important thing to consider is having your HVAC installation of a brand and affordable new system with an ongoing maintenance contract with a qualified heating and a/c company such as the Crystal air conditioning repair in Tampa FL is known for their extraordinary customer service, all the while using the best quality products available while going the extra mile to find the most cost–effective HVAC system for your home comfort needs. A free quote from Crystal heating and a/c is available and let’s face it, a totally free quote is always a good way to go before investing your hard earned money in a major purchase such as this.

I remember back in my early twenties I worked at a well known plumbing and heating company in the Call Center in Phoenix Arizona. That was one of the hardest jobs I have had considering the phones just never stopped ringing and they were always short handed. However I also learned how to deal with customers on the telephone and I learned a whole lot about plumbing, heating and air conditioning. The main thing that I remember learning is that if you take care of your systems, with a good cleaning at least once a year, that they can last you a good long while.

If you provide regular maintenance on all of your home’s various systems, from the basement all the way up to the basement is always a great option. There is never a good time for something to break down, but there are always worse times. I remember spending one Christmas literally around the fireplace. The furnace had broke down and it was one of those Christmas’s that the temperature was way low. It was a pain in the rear, but we made the best of it and actually that is one Christmas that we will never forget and forever tell stories about.

There are a lot of different plumbing, heating, a/c and electrical repairs companies roaming around out there. Using some common sense, doing your research, ask around and of course there is always Angie’s List that can be used as a good reference tool.

Popcorn

Movie theaters mean exciting new movies on a big screen and popcorn. I look forward to movies, but if we don’t buy popcorn to eat while we watch the movie, half the fun is gone from the experience. And eating popcorn at home is not the same. I don’t care of the popcorn says movie theater butter” on it, the popcorn never tastes like the real thing.

two plus two equals fun

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