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The Top 5 Places for Valentine's Day Travel 2013

February 3rd, 2013 - 11:02 PM

This year, trade in the candy and chocolate for a romantic get-a-way to one of these top 5 places for Valentine’s Day travel. According to Orbitz.com, 80% of those wishing for a quick trip to one of these destinations below have never had their wish come true. If your love keeps hinting about getting away for Valentine’s Day, go for it! You can’t go wrong traveling to one of these top Valentine’s Day destinations in the U.S.:

Las Vegas, NV

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Getting a Home Inspection before moving into your new home

By Guest
February 1st, 2013 - 8:39 AM

Buying or renting a new house is a big step in your life. It’s not just a new house; it’s a new home. Having a cozy place to call home is a dream for almost everyone. However, finding problems within your new home can quickly turn that dream into a nightmare. To avoid any surprises, you should complete a home inspection before moving in.

What is a Home Inspection?

A home inspection is a thorough examination of a house done by a professional home inspector. Anything from damage to building code violations to potentially dangerous areas will be noted and added to a report. The report is then given to the person who requested the inspection.

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Figuring your long distance moving costs

January 31st, 2013 - 2:30 PM

As you start researching your options for moving, you’ll find that the expenses of moving can really add up, especially if you’re moving long distance! Don’t worry though; I can help you begin figuring your long distance moving costs so you end up overspending on your move. Let’s take a look at some things to keep in mind while figuring your costs.

Getting long distance moving quotes.

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Moving Companies: Cross-Country Moves

January 30th, 2013 - 10:28 AM

In the words of Forrest Gump, “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Well, I say that moving companies are like a box of chocolates. Every company is different, and sometimes it’s hard to tell what you’re gonna get. That’s why research is so important. If you are searching for moving companies for cross-country moves, let me introduce you to U-Pack; the “you pack, we drive” service that makes cross country moves easy and affordable—and you know exactly what you’re gonna get.

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Best College Majors

January 29th, 2013 - 1:51 PM

This morning I read a Forbes article on Yahoo! Finance that focused on College Degrees with the highest starting salaries. While I’m far removed from college (I’ll be attending my 20-year high school reunion this year!), this is something I’m very interested these days. My awesome, smart, talented nephew is graduating from High School in May, and he’s in the grueling process of deciding what school he’ll call home... Baylor or the University of Oklahoma (though I pushed for the University of Arkansas early on. Go Hogs!)

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What is the cheapest way to move quickly?

January 24th, 2013 - 2:50 PM

If you are moving quickly, I know how you feel. Are you feeling panicked? Overwhelmed? You just got word that you are moving soon. There is so much to do! Where do you start? Don’t worry. Take a deep breath. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving because of a job, because your lease is up, or because you want a fresh start right away. Sometimes you get little notice of your move and you need to move quickly. And you probably don’t want to spend tons of money on your move either, right? Well, if you are looking for an affordable, fast moving solution, you are in luck! The moving experts at U-Pack have compiled some great tips about the cheapest way to move quickly. Here we go!

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10 U.S. Towns Named After Elements

January 24th, 2013 - 2:47 PM

Who knew!
I loved chemistry in high school. My teacher, Mr. Lonon, made it so much fun! We had a huge poster of the periodic table on the classroom wall, but I never knew that there were 10 towns in America named after some of those elements! Let’s explore which U.S. Towns are named after elements!

Note: Some of these towns no longer exist today, but it’s still fun to learn about their history!

10 U.S. Towns Named After Elements

1. Radium, CO  (#88)