Young Adult Books – Prohibited

This is a book review on “Bastard Out of Carolina” by Dorothy Allison. This emotional yet haunting young adult novel was an intriguing read. Allison delves into family values, morals, and what love really is and what some people will do for it, even if it’s not real. This heartfelt and deeply written novel portrays…

Tours Travel

Do you qualify for a VA loan?

We all know that most of us need a mortgage to buy a home. We go to a lender and complete all the necessary paperwork and then we can buy the house, returning the mortgage money that they loaned us in monthly installments. A VA loan, then, is a home loan that is guaranteed by…


Go further and faster thanks to strategic partnerships

‘I love creating partnerships, I love not having to bear the full burden of creative storytelling.. – Steven Spielberg Rather than trying to do it all alone, strategic partnerships can be an effective way to build business. As each partner leverages the other’s assets, they can expand or penetrate more deeply into existing and contemplated…

Home Kitchen

How to paint cabinets to make them look antique

Paint your cabinets to look vintage Painted wood is the trend right now in both furniture and cabinets. In fact, chalk paint has become very popular. There are many websites that provide instructions and even instructional videos on how to paint a piece of furniture with chalk paint. The look goes especially well with cottage…


How to Drive Safely Off-Road in a Jeep

Many Jeep owners drive the iconic cars because of their celebrated off-road capabilities, which allow drivers to cut through mud, twist around, roll over rough terrain, and do it all safely. Here are just a few tips that Jeep has published in its Off-Road Driving Guide that are meant to keep drivers and passengers safe:…

Digital Marketing

The twin pillars of success

You’ve studied and tried them all: “The Secret,” “The Law of Attraction,” Goal Setting, Affirmations, and other more traditional success methods and nothing has worked for you. At this point you have reached a level of disgust with the entire self-actualization movement. You may have read my reviews of programs and wondering how I can…


How to Start a Roasted Corn Business

Corn roasting is a simple but very profitable small investment. Successful corn roasters make a full-time living working only the summer months. To start a roasted corn business, you will need to acquire business permits and licenses from the health department and the state. The following is a typical checklist for starting your business. 1….