Monday, June 21

5 Old Wives Tales for Helping Your Hair Grow Faster

Whether you are trying to grow your hair out from a disastrous cut or you are simply thinking about having long hair for a while, you'll find that the rate of hair growth can frustrate you. People have always wanted their hair to grow faster, but the truth of the matter is that for the most part, there is little we can do to encourage it. What we can do, however, is to protect our hair while it grows so that the hair we do have is healthy and without split ends that need to be trimmed! To that end, there are quite a few old wives' tales that can help you out.

Why Do You Need Office Bin Liners

If you are the owner of a business or are in charge of office supplies, office bin liners surely feature on your monthly list of to-buy items. Although bin liners are available in a number of colours, which most often denote their use, office bin liners are clear in texture in order to denote that it should only be used to dispose of recyclable waste such as paper, newspaper, etc.

Other most common colours used in bin liners are green and black. Rubbish bags are mostly black. On the other hand, bin bags that are used to dispose of biodegradable wastes like fruits, vegetables, grass, and garden clippings are usually green in colour.

Sunday, June 20

daddy!

Daddy, thank you so much for this family.

Thank you for the smiles you painted on my face.
Thank you for the hugs you gave at times I need them the most.
Thank you for loving me, my brother and my mom.
Thank you for the never ending support.
Thank you for telling me I can make it no matter what.
Thank you for making me feel the luckiest daughter alive.
Thank you for giving me not only what I need but also what I want.
Thank you for bearing the pain of going to abroad just to support our living.
Thank you for never forgetting to remind me how much you care for me.
Thank you for believing in me.
Thank you for everything.
Thank you for being a father.

i will always be your princess.
always a daddy's little girl.

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY, PAPA!


Saturday, June 19

Plantation Shutters - A Buyer's Guide

If you want to enhance the look of your windows without spending on draperies, you can opt for plantation shutters. They are popular and highly desirable, nowadays, due to their elegance, versatility, and low maintenance, among others. These create a clean, modern look to any home. They are available in a variety of sizes and shapes to match various shapes of windows and doors.

Friday, June 11

5 Tips When Shopping for Furniture Online

Shopping for furniture can be really fun, but can also be a chore, because of the tiring process  that is driving around picking the furniture, sometimes even taking it home yourself, carrying and unpacking it.

Well, when online shopping, many if not all of the negatives can be solved, leaving you with the excitement of picking out what you want for your home, all while sitting in front of your computer.

However, there are a few tips that should be taken into account when online furniture shopping – they can help you save money and get the quality that you want.

Tuesday, June 8

Why Lessons Really Are Necessary (Now Go Practice!)

Few issues are more widely debated in music than whether the road to success passes through a music teacher's studio, or whether it's best accessed with one's own experimentation and innate talent.

If you quizzed a sampling of professional musicians--whether they're part of a stadium-filling band or a studio musician laying down tracks on a 40-hour schedule--you're likely to find a wide variety of answers.

Well-schooled musicians will tell you that there was no way they would have reached their highest points without good instruction. And many of them learned their crafts from teachers in small towns or modest cities throughout the country, just as you can do with a quick check of TakeLessonsreviews and the local instructors they track.

There's no doubt that certain performers have a knack for their chosen instrument (or instruments). Many players can show evidence that a feel for the instrument and an ear for sound will carry you far.

But there are a number of downfalls with learning music unassisted compared to being under the tutelage of a qualified instructor.

Ability to archive
Or, "What was that brilliant piece?" Learning by ear will most certainly enable you to duplicate the work of others, maybe down to the last note. But if you picked apart Chopin in 2004 and want to perform it in 2013, you will have to largely re-learn it.

On the other hand, with instruction you'll be able simply to archive the sheet music and retrieve it years later, then rehearse it and quickly regain your proficiency.

And if you compose your own melodies, the ability to document it on paper will help you remember it for later, share it with others, and protect it with copyright.

Ability to assimilate
Learning the rudiments of an instrument will help you to understand the methods associated with different styles of music. That's how we ended up with a flash of jazz in Led Zeppelin and a whiff of Big Band in the music of Rush.

Knowing the techniques, chord progressions, syncopations, and other unique elements of many different genres will inject character into both your own compositions and your interpretation of the work of others.

That assimilation of other styles can also shine through in your playing and song selection.  Classical Spanish guitar permeates the Eagles' live version of "Hotel California". Without their propensity for such music, the group's guitarists would have never been able to lay down a classic re-imagining of a legendary rock song.

Ability to expand
You may in no way aspire to multi-instrumental skill, but a qualified teacher may have just the insight to detect something in your talent that you don't see in yourself. This could mean either adding a new instrument to your repertoire or steering you toward one that better suits your skills.

A good music teacher may also choose to accompany you on a different instrument, allowing you to hear the interaction between the two and developing your skill for playing in an ensemble.


The old joke says that how you get to Carnegie Hall is "practice, practice, practice." But unguided practice in music is counterproductive and can limit your success. Spend the time to find a great instructor who inspires and motivates you. That person can take you and your instrument to places you never imagined.