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Five No-Fail Tips for Fabulous Window Treatments

Choosing window treatments can be overwhelming for home buyers when they do not have the time, confidence in their design skills, or product knowledge beyond…

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Idakoos.com: Create your own fashion style, using personalized t-shirts

by Guest Blogger, Edward Montalvo, www.idakoos.com We have all been in the position of seeing someone else in a shirt that you own. Suddenly your…

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The NYTimes.com Overhaul: A Designer’s All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

For the past two years, one of the biggest news sites, The New York Times, has been working on a complete overhaul of their website…

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It’s Not You, It’s Me – The movie. Not my relationship nightmares.

No, this isn’t another one of my dating stories, believe it or not, it’s about a “brutally humorous” independent film, its’ writer/director, and his pick-up…

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80s Movie STAT!

Every now and then, I need a break the proverbial hamster wheel of design, selling, blogging, teaching, never-ending dieting and answering emails from shirtless men…

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Setting. Development. Resolution.

I could hear the inner wheels of Henry’s mind grinding as he lay silently next to me, both of us facing opposite directions with only the…

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WEEKEND IN: Naples, Florida

WEEKEND EXCURSION  Naples, Florida Amy B. Perrault, Naples-based editor of OCEAN + PEARL and owner of Naples Bay Blinds & Shutters shares her off-duty local favorites   Seaside Excursion :: My Weekend :: Naples, Florida by abperrault featuring a platform bed     WHAT I LOVE ABOUT WEEKENDS IN NAPLES Sleeping late (late means 8:00AM to us), drinking coffee in bed with my love watching the morning news, and cocktails on

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Five No-Fail Tips for Fabulous Window Treatments

Choosing window treatments can be overwhelming for home buyers when they do not have the time, confidence in their design skills, or product knowledge beyond the very basics of window treatments. Naples Bay Blinds & Shutters of Naples, Florida offers these fun and fabulous no-fail ideas for window treatments: One shoe can change your life. Just as one glass slipper changed Cinderella’s life, using one simple product on your windows

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It’s Not You, It’s Me – The movie. Not my relationship nightmares.

No, this isn’t another one of my dating stories, believe it or not, it’s about a “brutally humorous” independent film, its’ writer/director, and his pick-up truck. I was asked by filmmaker Nathan Ives to watch, review and socially spread the word about his latest star-packed film, It’s Not You, It’s Me (2013).  I was honored to be asked to participate in not only this movie viewing, but this movie movement

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Idakoos.com: Create your own fashion style, using personalized t-shirts

by Guest Blogger, Edward Montalvo, www.idakoos.com We have all been in the position of seeing someone else in a shirt that you own. Suddenly your favorite shirt doesn’t seem so special anymore. As much as you want to still like that shirt, it will never feel the same. Everyone would love to have a unique t-shirt. In the past, this was an expensive and difficult endeavor, limited to your location

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