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Proposal Project – Nodstrom Inc.

nordstormIf you love shopping for clothes and accessories online and you want great quality products with great customer service, you’d be interested with the new online shop I just discovered, nordstrom.com. Oh, the shop’s been there for a while now, but it was only recently that I found out about it. I hear yah! For a true fashionista, I know it’s quite late to discover this only now.

Anyways, I’ve read a lot of positive reviews about this shop and because of that, I was curious. I’m used to shopping at Amazon, Lazada and Zalora and so far, I have not encountered any problems. I wanted to find out if a shopper will also have a great shopping experience at Nordstorm. Below are some of the things I discovered about the shop.

The store stocks up on high-quality and reasonably-priced apparel, shoes, bags, accessories, makeup and many other items. One thing I noticed is they even have shoe stocks of highly unusual sizes. You don’t find these sizes in other online shops.

Like the other stores that I have mentioned above, shopping is safe and secure and they have a superior return policy. This is a great advantage because shoppers hate the hassles when an item does not hold up – contacting customer service and shipping back the item – if you know what I mean. In the event that the item is damaged or it is not what you ordered, Nordstrom will take it back without hassle.

Aside from their excellent online selection, I could say that their items are fairly priced. They offer free shipping and like I’ve said earlier, no hassle returns. When I go looking for fashionable clothes, shoes and accessories, I’d go check Nordstorm first.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nordstorm.


Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Dad deserves a gift that shows your creativity as well as your love. Even the most expensive, designer necktie is an ordinary gift that is sure to disappoint. Choosing a gift that he truly wants may make you think “outside the box”. Something as exotic as a vacation on Bali may appeal to you, or you may prefer to let your dad enjoy a delicious steak or ribs dinner with wine. Choose a present from Scoopon that he can enjoy now and again when he recalls his favourite Father’s Day gifts.

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Let your imagination guide you as you plan the perfect Father’s Day gift this year. He may have always wanted to learn how to fly an airplane, and you can make it happen. Fully qualified instructors stay by his side as he taxies the airplane down the runway, assists in the exciting take-off and manages many aspects of aircraft performance.

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As a less adventurous option, a jet flight simulator experience lets him act like a pilot without leaving the ground. In a session that can last for up to two hours, he can control a simulated flight on a Boeing 737 to fly around your neighbourhood or to an airport of his choice. A pre-flight briefing prepares him to grab the controls and fly away. For the truly venturous spirit, a sky dive is an exhilarating experience and the view is spectacular. A 14,000 foot tandem sky dive tower lets your dad share the ride with an experienced professional. At the beach, the bush or in the city, a sky dive is a gift that your dad can remember for a lifetime.

Even if he is a mild-mannered guy, you may find that he is also adventurous when you invite him to join you on a bungee jump. Leaping from the top of a 50 metre tower creates an adrenalin rush for experienced jumpers as well as for first timers. The view is extraordinary, and it changes as he rebounds to add to the sensational experience. Jump masters give your dad the option to come close to the water below or to get fully wet.

As a calmer activity that is soothing and peaceful, consider a tranquil ride in a hot air balloon. Gently soaring above the trees and looking down on birds flying below, the balloon provides a quiet and peaceful feeling that is nearly impossible to experience on the ground. Starting the day with a champagne breakfast is a great way to prepare for a ride over magnificent scenery. Seeing kangaroos in their natural habitat without disturbing them is a unique feature of a balloon ride. You can make Father’s Day memorable this year.


Protecting Your Best Collectibles

Collecting sports memorabilia can be a great hobby for you and your family. Whether you are concentrating on a specific team or are collecting more general sports items, it is important to find ways to protection your best collectibles.

Cases to Store Your Collection
The first step in protecting any type of memorabilia that you have from your favorite sport or your favorite team is to house it in display cases. These cases should be sturdy, provide protection from dust and still allow you to enjoy your various pieces. Display cases are available for specific types of memorabilia such as bats, balls, jerseys and collectible cards. You can also invest in larger cases that hold different types of collectible items in one place. The cases you choose will depend on the items and the space you have available for display.

Avoid Potential Hazards
A lot of things can damage your precious collectibles. One of the most underrated risks is from the sun. If you have an autographed item, jersey or paper memorabilia, this should be kept away from the sun at all times. It is also important to know that if you are depending on your collection’s eventual resale value, you should avoid keeping it in an area where people smoke.

Water damage is also a risk. To avoid water damage, it is important to keep your collection in an area of your home away from sources of water. It is also important that if you keep your collection in a basement area that the basement is fully protected from leaks and cracks that can let in too much moisture.

Insure Your Collection
If you own a number of significantly valuable items, it is important to understand how your collection can be insured. While your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance may cover something, you may also look into getting a separate type of policy for your collection called collectible insurance. This will let you protect the full value of your products and have the policy reevaluated when the value rises.

Do you want to provide your friends and family with great storage for their collectibles, but are not sure what type of protective case they need? You can always purchase gift certificates to make sure they get the best in protection for their collectibles.


Today’s review is about the DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. Below are some of the things you should know about the product.

  • Supports Wireless Music Streaming via New Bluetooth v3.0 Technology.
  • Two highly powerful 40mml total 6W acoustic drivers and ultra-small size produce a wide audio spectrum
  • Built-in Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery for up to 10 hours of playtime. Built-in microphone for hands-free speaker phone calling Easy to pair – No code/pin needed
  • Easily to carry with, only 8.3 ounces.Plays all Audio devices through 3.5mm Aux in Jack.
    Caution!!! DKnight INC is the only authorized seller for the DKnight MagicBox. Do not buy fake product from others sellers!!!

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My Thoughts

The speaker looks really cool, it’s lightweight, small and easy to carry. I was very impressed with the quality of the sound; it’s very clear and crisp, considering that the speaker is small. I was surprised too, that the maximum volume can be so loud. If you didn’t see it, you’d think that the sound is coming from a large speaker.

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I tried it with both my phone and laptop and I didn’t have problems at all. Pairing was quick, it’s easy to use and easy to control as well. You don’t need to be an expert to use/operate this.

It’s super cool especially that it has a built-in microphone that allows you to make and answer a call hands-free.

Recommendation

We’ve tried quite a bit of these small speakers and they all can’t beat this one. Yes, I recommend this. It would also make a great gift this coming holiday season.

Where to buy?

DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is available on Amazon.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Thread a Needle with Ease

Does it take you several tries to get a needle threaded? This was very easy for me several years ago, but when my eyes started getting bad, it takes me a lot of tries without a threader. Then, I discovered a trick to do it in a with ease. Hairspray!

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I just spritz a bit of hairspray on the tip of the thread to stiffen so it will easily pass through the needle’s eye. It worked like a charm, and now I always thread my needle on the first try.


Ease Aches and Pains with Arnica Blossom

Looking for a natural way to ease her aches and pains, my sister found Arnica Joint Muscle Rescue by kneipp very effective. According to her, it helps relieve her joints and muscles right after playing tennis. She engages in this activity once or twice a week as a form of exercise and to relieve her from stress. But because she’s not that young anymore, her body becomes achy afterwards. The bath oil is revitalizing, soothing and has warming effects. I’ll give this a try after working out.

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Product Review: Ozeri 3x Tower Fan

Today, I am reviewing the Ozeri 3x Tower Fan (44″). This is really a cool-looking fan and I got giddy when I found out that I am going to review it.

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Product Description

  • Upgraded with canted fan blades that utilize the physics of blade curvature to generate opposing sound waves to reduce blade noise and isolate the soothing sounds of the airflow itself.
  • Boasting unrivalled technology, the 3x Tower fan is engineered with 3 independently controllable fans and 3 fan speeds, offering up to 9 levels of cooling and customized airflow.
  • Defining the latest in stylistic innovation and digital decor, the 3x Tower fan is among the world’s thinnest fans at less than 3 inches thick and boasts a visually arresting design with an elegant reinforced glass base stand.
  • Features 3 preprogrammed airflow patterns designed to foster sleep, relaxation and comfort with 90 degree whisper-quiet oscillation for optimal air circulation.
  • Extended range remote control and the touch sensitive LED control panel provide easy access to all features, including a 7.5 hour timer that can be programmed in 30 minute increments.

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My Thoughts

The fan is really slim and looks nice. It is remote controlled and is very quiet on the lower and middle speeds, but on the third, it sounds just like a regular fan. I like that it has an LED night light at the bottom that helps you see when all the lights are turned off.  The illumination that comes from it is not glaring.

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Setting it up is a breeze because the fan has only two parts; the base and the fan itself. All you need is a pair of bare hands to connect them.

Also, if you accidentally bump on it, the main unit rocks back and forth, but the base stays firm on the floor. I noticed that the connecting tube to the base is made of plastic and I’m not really sure if this won’t easily snap if you keep bumping on the fan.

Pros

Like I said, the fan is thin and it looks very modern. It can easily fit in small spaces. The fan offers 9 levels of cooling and customized airflow.

Cons

The design is slim, but it is very heavy. Actually, the fan itself is lightweight, it is the glass base that is heavy. As for the remote control, you have to be directly in front of the unit for it to work.

Recommendation

Overall, I had a great experience with the fan. It’s sleek and would easily fit in any room. If you’re looking for a really quiet fan, this is a great product to try.

Where to buy?

Ozeri 3x Tower Fan (44″) with Passive Noise Reduction Technology is available on Amazon. You may also get it directly from the Ozeri website.

Disclosure: Product/s mentioned above were sent to me for free by Moderna Housewares for evaluation purposes. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own. All photos used in the review were taken by myself or family. However, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


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