Clearing a Lot to Build a New Home

My husband and I just purchased a vacant lot so that we can build a brand new house. One major problem with the property is that it is overgrown with lots of trees. Before we can even begin to lay the foundation we have to find somebody that does tree removal in Long Island NY. We contemplated doing this ourselves but quickly realized the task is entirely too much for us to handle on our own. My husband is a contractor and has an ongoing business relationship with a tree service company and has already called them to come out and give us an estimate.

This company has been in business for over 20 years and has the most up to date tools and equipment for an undertaking like this.… Read More

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I Am Glad to Be Back Home Now

I was given an incredible opportunity at work last year. I was given the offer to work abroad, and I even had my choice of three different international locations. I chose France, because I know a good bit of the French language, and I figured that I would be able to hold my own there. The biggest dilemma I had was what to do with my apartment. I hated to lose it, but I did not want to pay for an empty place either. I started looking for a storage locker in Calgary immediately after my brother told me he would take it for the year I would be gone.

That worked out so perfectly for me. I would not have to store my furniture or kitchen items. There is not a lot of storage at the apartment, so I decided to rent a storage locker or unit, depending on the costs. It would be a fraction of the cost of my apartment, and my brother was covering the rent and utilities.… Read More

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Hidden Deal on the Internet

I went to the mall with a few friends a few weeks ago to buy some clothes. While at the mall, we went into a jewelry store and had a look around. On display, there was a wonderful choker necklace that I just had to have, but there was one thing holding me back from getting the necklace. It was way too expensive for me to get without saving up for an entire year. All I could do was just window shop in sadness. One of my friends told me that I could find that necklace for a much cheaper price online.

I thought my friend was talking about some kind of small discount like taking off 5% of the price at purchase, but she was talking about a price difference of 80%, which sounded impossible.… Read More

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