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Happy Tuesday Beautiful!

When would now be a good time for a giggle? Some laughter? Something to make you smile?

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I came across this website called The Crazy Pet and it’s full of silly animal pictures and plenty of cats. As a momma to two big, fluffy cats it was fun to see the kind of cat pets other people are caring for.

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The Crazy Pet page is in an emagazine format. It contains curated articles from popular blogs (with permission) on the topic ‘ funny stories and posts related to pets.

 

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So when you need to take a quick break, visit The Crazy Pet for some fun, clean, pet humor!

Hey ya Gorgeous!

I was doing some research and came across this app (Android…iOS coming…) for a parent and a child to share. Specifically, this is what caught my eye on the eKavach website.

So I have gathered up some information on the app and what it can do for you now. Especially with our kids going back to school, some this week, some next week, and the colleges being back in session as of the third week of August.

Enjoy the learning and please visit the eKavach website!

eKAVACH Parental Control App – The Future of Digital Parenting

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eKAVACH is a unique mobile parental control application for parents which offers families comprehensive safety in the online world and offers sufficient parental supervision and control over a child’s activities across various digital media to ensure focused learning outcomes and appropriate usage of social media.

 

Today’s digital world is full of online threats such as internet & gaming addiction, cyber bullying, cyber stalking, pornography. With so much technology around kids, eKAVACH parental control app provides parents the best family protection and internet safety from various online risks.

With eKAVACH digital parenting application, you can monitor and control internet time, enable content filtering and safe search on your kids’ smart phones and tablets to provide safe browser experience.

eKAVACH offers unique insights about the behavior and activities of kids, when they are online and on the move, which can help parents to make better and more informed decisions about their children.

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The name eKAVACH™ has been derived from the Hindi word “Kavach”, which means a shield. Through eKAVACH™, Certus Technologies is offering a mobile electronic shield to parents to protect their children from falling prey to cyber bullying, online grooming, inappropriate web content and other forms of online security risks.

 

The main features of eKAVACH parental control app are :

 

  • Safe browsing, content filtering and safe search for major browsers – Prevents exposure to inappropriate content such as pornography, sex by setting auto age-appropriate web category filter for children. Parents can also define custom filters based on their own parenting style for safe browsing experience for kids

 

  • Set Healthy Access Limit for Internet Usage- Aimed at internet safety of your kids, this feature reduces internet addiction by limiting screen time per day

 

  • Keep a tab over gaming and other applications – This feature reduces exposure of kids to inappropriate apps, prevents gaming and social networking as in Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter apps as parents can set healthy time limits or block access to any app

 

  • Real Time Alerts & Push Notifications for breaches – Can helps parents to mitigate any kind of risk to their kids to ensure child safety. Parents can customize alerts notifications. Receive SMS notifications if there is no internet connection.

 

  • View Dashboard of your child’s online activities – Enable positive parenting by analyzing the types of sites your child visits / tries to visit, type of apps kids download. Take a step towards digital parenting by viewing these trends from your child’s dashboard

 

  • Remotely Manage activities – eKAVACH parental control app allows family access from anywhere, anytime. Be it from office or on the move, there is no need to be physically around to ensure child safety

 

  • Device Heartbeat & Geo-location – Monitor child device reach through device heartbeat monitoring. Geo coordinates helps the parents to track location of their children for their safety.

 

  • Family Relaxation Time – Gives parents the ability to define quality family access time for meals or other family activities. All internet and app access will be blocked during these times to give kids a break

 

  • Emergency Child Notification to Parents – Kids can send SOS message to parents from the child device in case of an emergency. Parents will receive message with geo location to ensure timely assistance and child safety

 

  • Communication with Parents – Child application also allows kids to send regular messages to parents for conversations with them any time of the day

 

For more details, please visit www.yourekavach.com

Download the FREE apps today here:

Parent app – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yourekavach.parent&hl=en

Child app – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yourekavach.child

 

Find eKavach on social media here:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ekavach

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ekavach

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ekavach

My final thoughts; there is a panel of experts that have helped create the app and have parental as well as child education and psychology to back up their experience that has been incorporated into the app.

It’s work taking a look right now to see how the eKavach app can benefit your family as this school season starts!

Back to School and work with Print Elf

Hi ya Gorgeous!

You know what time it is? No, not time to pack for Lollapalooza. Though if you are going, please pack sunscreen and drink plenty of water.

Actually, it is already BTS. Yep. BTS. Back to school for elementary through high school and the colleges start back two weeks after that!

 

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So for students going back, and parents getting life out of the summer schedule and back into a full work mode and busy moms launching new home based businesses, you are going to need some letterhead, business cards and possibly a car magnet to advertise with while you drive about your daily route.

 

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Meet Print Elf.

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Hi ya Gorgeous,

Over the Independence Day weekend I traveled with my family to our favorite destination, Legoland!

We visited all 3 parks in one day  due to time constraints.

I brought along my sample of Boscia Green Tea Blotting Sheets. Thank goodness!

These light, portable, absorbent sheets are perfect for blotting a sweaty, sunscreen covered face so a quick application of mineral foundation can be swirled on!

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Hi ya Gorgeous!

I have found an online news source that provides timely and relevant stories that you may not see on the major news outlets.

Try Americans.Org for a fresh insight and analysis on news subjects in the United States. There are sections for the planet and for the world, though the focus is primarily on America.

 

Today, there are posts featuring the story happening right now about removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina and how major retailers are responding to it.

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Or if you are interested in technology, there is a story on how the largest internet providers are purposely slowing the service speed you receive.

Americans.Org is providing a fresh take on the bottled water brands and contamination that could be in your city. Learn more by visiting the story here.

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Finally, Hawaii is one of the most beautiful places in the United States and is currently dealing with a sudden surge in homelessness. This story is on Americans.Org right now.

 

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There is so much more to Americans.Org and its all original content for US news and world news.

Visit today and see what is really happening in the country and not necessarily being seen on major broadcast news outlets. You’ll be glad you did!

Find on Twitter @AmericansOrg

p.s. remember to subscribe to the newsletter and updates in the box at the top right corner of the Americans.Org website

 

 

How to Style Your Short Natural Hair

Hi ya Gorgeous!

I’ve got a great post full of tips on how to style your short natural hair. Get ready for a gorgeous summer!

Beauty is a thing that everyone would want to get associated to. A number of features are responsible for the beauty of an individual and hair is one of them, as a matter of fact, the hair of an individual greatly determines the looks of an individual. Long and short hairstyles may often look good with one person but give a contrary result with another.

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Photo courtesy of www.hairstylesweekly.com

Before choosing a particular hairstyle, you should first look at some of your physical characteristics. The height of an individual may greatly influence the outcome of a hairstyle. There are certain hairstyles that do it for the tall individuals while some are just perfect with short people.

In most cases often works out perfectly for the not so tall individuals. The short hair thing is fast becoming famous and trendy in the current world. It was initially thought that short hair was not exciting. It was typically meant for the males. You could hardly find a woman sporting short hair. This is however not the case in the current world. You will most obviously meet a lady with short hair every so often while taking a walk on the streets.

 

For short hair to actually give you successful results, you should be careful while choosing the hairstyle you plan to do. The hairstyle you do should be influenced by the color of the individual, the body size, the common dressing mode of the individual and many other factors.

 

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One of the short hairstyles for natural hair is the TWA Pixie haircut. This hairstyle is relatively easy to pull. One problem about it is that it hardly lasts more than a week. Working out the TWA Pixie is easy. All you need is a Denman brush, leave-in conditioner a water bottle and gel. This style is great as any hair texture will be able to yield curls. This style is often preferred by those who are natural and love undefined curls. This hairstyle could also serve as wearable curly hairstyles for men. It is able to give a male that gentlemanly well groomed look.

Another short hairstyle is the Curly TWA Afro. Used with rods, this hairstyle just brings romance to the short hair. It is the perfect hairstyle for a night-out and it will just kill it for your date. Its shortcoming however is that it hardly lasts more than a week. This is because it gets looser and bigger by the day. It is the perfect style for a TWA for those who love curls. It makes your hair look great both alone and with a tiara or a headband. It is also suitable for all hair textures.

 

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Celebrities are also increasingly adopting the short hair thing. For celebrity short hairstyles; they look gorgeous, just extremely gorgeous in them. Take Lupita Nyongo for example, an Oscar award winner famous for her brilliant role in the movie ’12 Years A Slave’ looks fantabulous in short hair. This is enough to show one that short hair is not a thing for the males.

 

No matter what short hairstyle you choose, with your confidence and poise you are sure to turn heads when you enter the room!

 

Holla Gorgeous!

Happy Monday. I love Mondays!

Now it’s over a week since I have attended the Generation Beauty event in Los Angeles at the LA Live event deck. 

Loved it! In fact, I will have my review videos and product review posts coming out this week. Why so long?

Because when I got home last Monday, I instantly launched into LEGO Robotic Camp Mom mode for my Mancub’s week of engineering and building robots.

I created a “how to” video for the Generation Beauty app. Why? Because it’s news I wish I had before I got to the event. Yes, I had a plan. But I didn’t have enough of a plan or a Plan B, Plan C and a Plan C 1/2.

Now about that video…

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Hi ya!

So summer is upon us and that means long days of fun and travel. I have many devices, as do those in my family. When we all travel together with our multiple devices and checking in and doing status updates or gaming on long stretches of highway, eventually the batteries run low.

 

What is the answer to multiple devices and a need to power up quickly and conveniently? RADPAD!

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RADPAD Fast Multicharger:
*6- USB port Intelligent Charger
*Input: 90V-240V 1.5A
*Output: 5V-12A(max)
* Charges up to 6 USB-based devices simultaneously
* Automatic selection of the fastest possible charge speed
* Integrated microchip for protection against overcharging

 

So when you get to a place where there is only one outlet and multiple devices, simply plug in your RADPAD and then use it to quickly power up and replace battery life on your numerous ipads, iphones and android devices by plugging them into the RADPAD.

 

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RADPAD Charging Station integrates a fast, powerful, intelligent USB charger. It is also a Docking Station for Apple, Samsung and other mobile devices. It can accommodate phones and notebooks even with thick protective cases such as the Otterbox. Anti slip feature prevents mobile phones from sliding out of the docking slots even when tilted at an angle of 45% or more.

 

The shipping is free and each sells for $59.00 from the Accentys website. Check out the gift registry while you are there and follow them on Facebook here!

 

Something to know about Accentys is they are an innovation company bringing new and exciting products to market. They  strive to manufacture as much as possible in the U.S. to support  jobs. If they cannot manufacture it locally at a competitive cost, they will still assemble as much as possible in USA. They are in the process of building inventory for RADPAD and are waiting for component shipments from China and  expect to be shipping quickly. Purchases will be fulfilled in the order they are received.

Several new products are also in the R&D pipeline and will be released as they become ready.

So like Accentys on Facebook and order a RADPAD for the graduating college or highschooler you know! Or, what a great Father’s Day gift!

Hey Gorgeous!

Just a quick note to introduce you to Abigail of Abigails World from the UK!

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Abigail arrived in this mad world at the end of January 2015 and has already started to clock up the miles traveling across Europe and around the UK with her parents.

Her Dad, David Francis primarily writes the blog and shares the experience of the facilities and amenities that are baby friendly. Or not! It’s great information.

 

I loved the post about the experience at Legoland, as my family are huge LEGO heads and we have always had a great experience at the parks.

 

Please visit the blog, Abigails World and follow along on this beautiful tot’s life adventures and learn along the way where you and your family might have a great stay versus a bad one!

 

You can also find Abigail on Facebook here!

Or on Twitter! @abigailsworlduk

And check out her sponsor: Best Shots Photography

Hey Gorgeous!

I’ve got to tell you about the value and benefit of microdermabrasion plus a great place to get your treatments such as Sk:N!

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Microdermabrasion: The Benefits And How It Works

There are numerous benefits to microdermabrasion and this article looks at what it is and how it works – read on and get an idea if it could help you.

Microdermabrasion Benefits

When it comes to improving the look and feel of skin, microdermabrasion delivers stunning result, but does depend on the aesthetician’s skill. To get the best results, book your appointment with someone who comes highly recommended.

It takes time to get great results, so plan on undergoing treatments in series. The number required will depend upon the condition of your skin and your skin type. Typically, treatment plans include six treatments scheduled two weeks apart.

 

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The machine used for microdermabrasion can be fine-tuned, which means that having sensitive skin isn’t a problem. When it comes to this procedure, more is not necessarily better. Doctors with large practices might have bigger machines, but they are absolutely necessary.

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Typical pricing for a single treatment runs from $100 to $150. Some spas offer a special: With five treatments, you can often get the sixth one for free. There is no recovery period required after your treatment which typically take a half of an hour from start to finish. It’s easy to pop out from work, get your “lunchtime peel,” and then immediately resume your day.

On a cautionary note, it’s important to remember that the skin’s outer layer has one main job: To protect your underlying skin. That’s why you’ll want to stay out of the sun for a while. Vigorous exercise shortly after the procedure is not recommended. Even when the weather is cloudy, be prepared to put on a gentle sunscreen for further protection.

Home microdermabrasion kits work more like a skin scrub, so you shouldn’t expect to get the same results as you would from a professional. With these kits, it’s easy to irritate your skin if you overdo it.

How Microdermabrasion Is Done

The microdermabrasion machine uses a compressor to draw air in through the attached wand. A vacuum is created when the wand makes skin contact. Corundum crystals (aluminum oxide) are second in hardness only to diamonds. These crystals literally pick up dead skin cells as they are blasted across the surface of the skin. Finally, both crystals and dead skin are pulled up and away through a separate tube within the wand to be disposed of.

The aesthetician determines how deep the exfoliation should be. To control this aspect, both the crystal flow and the vacuum strength can be adjusted. Most of the time, only two passes are needed. However, an additional one may be used when scars or brown spots are treated.

The process of microdermabrasion with crystals is not painful, but it can be uncomfortable. Sensitive tissue of the nose or mouth regions might present a problem. Throughout the entire treatment, your aesthetician will monitor your pain levels. Be sure to tell her if you experience pain during the procedure.

 

 

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After the treatment, your face will appear to be red. This is because trace amounts of the crystal will be left behind and change the appearance of your face tone. To prevent damage to your eyes during the process, they should be shielded.

Diamond-tip microdermabrasion is similar to the crystal method in some ways. The hand-held wand uses a vacuum. However, there are no crystals moving through the want and removing dead skin cells. Instead, the tip itself does the exfoliation while the vacuum pulls the skin cells away once they are removed. Tips come with different roughness grades and the best one for your skin type will be chosen.

Many people find that the diamond-tip tool is more comfortable than the crystal method. Both achieve similar results. In general, for people with sensitive skin, the diamond-tip tool is the tool of choice.

To learn more or book your appointment please visit this link!

 

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