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Monday, December 8, 2008

Tote A Tot

Adult male wearing a diaper.Image via Wikipedia For any parent who has had to travel with an enfant and try to organize a carry-on, baby seat and diaper bag check out toteatot.com website


Thursday, November 20, 2008

Bellysonic Pouch

Pregnant woman in the shadows (BW image)Image via Wikipedia
Pouch for expectant mother's to bond with their unborn baby through music

Monday, August 25, 2008

Child Locator

The Parent's AssistantImage via Wikipedia The websites below together offer a large assortment of devices to assist parents with protecting their children against predators.




Tuesday, August 5, 2008

A Night To Remember

Captain PJ performing at Spectra in 1977Image via Wikipedia A full service entertainment company that provides DJ's, MC's, Dancers, Plasma/Video Screens, Theme/Event Lighting, Live Musicians for all types of events.

If you would like you can take a look at the web site and see a small promotional demo and pictures of past set ups, please click below


Thursday, July 31, 2008

United States Dance Championships

Orlando City FlagImage via Wikipedia
38th Annual United States Dance Championships will be held in Orlando Florida
September 2-6 2008

For additional information please click the link below

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Beijing 2008 Olympics

A store for the 2008 Summer Olympics, to be he...Image via WikipediaThe 2008 games in Beijing August 8 – 24

Select the link below for up-to-date information on 2008 World Games

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Fish Pedicure

Common carp, Cyprinus carpioImage via Wikipedia For the more adventurous types here is the latest treatment to having nice feet. Fish with “no teeth” nibble at your feet eating away at dead skin; at the moment the service is offered at Yvonne Hair and Nail Salon in Alexandria or Woodbridge Virginia.

See their website below for additional information

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Donate your car

TOYOTA FCHV(Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle). The fue...Image via WikipediaCurrently kars 4 kid is offering a free vacation with your car donation.

Please see their website for additional information


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Diamond Info

Raw diamond crystal.Image via Wikipedia

Diamond info website contains data on how to purchase a diamond based on the 4 C’s, top selling dealers and in-depth material about diamonds in general.


Friday, July 11, 2008

Design Your Own Engagement Ring

A White gold wedding ring and a single diamond...Image via Wikipedia Below are three web links I found to be very useful when buying an engagement ring. All three websites allow you the ability to design the engagement, based on cut, clarity, carat and color which gives you an estimated price on how much you will spend and what the ring would like.
Zemanta Pixie

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Coney Island Concerts [FREE]

An example of a roller coaster, one of the sta...Image via WikipediaSeaside Summer Concert Series
Thursday Nights 7:30 pm
Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th St & Surf Ave
across the street from the NY Aquarium
Call for updates and changes 718-222-0600

Michael Bolton - July 10
Brian Wilson - July 17
Smokey Robinson - July 24
Classic Rock Night - July 31
Liza Minnelli - August 7
Salsa by the Sea - August 14
Huey Lewis & The News - August 21

By Subway D or N train to stillwell ave/coney island station
By Car Belt Parkway [westbound] to exit 7 ocean parkway south; straight on ocean parkway pass the subway overpass; park is on the right hand side


****Bring your own chair****

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Le Salon

Mary Magdalene, Oil on wood panel, Samuel and ...Image via WikipediaLe Salon located at 310 East 44th St between first and second ave is open Monday - Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The hair salon’s schedule is convenient and can accommodate your busy work schedule.

For additional information on prices please call 212-949-6693


Thursday, July 3, 2008

Flying Companions

De :es::en:Image:Egypt-Nubian weeding.Image via WikipediaFlying Companions is a company dedicated to traveling with members of your family who would otherwise not attend your wedding or big family event,

Flying Companions is a company dedicated to traveling with the elderly or disabled who would otherwise not feel comfortable traveling alone. So if you are getting married or planning the next holiday at your house? Please check out their website for more information.


Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Modern & Classic European Neckties

The two variants of the school tie for Phillip...Image via WikipediaThe website below contains a nice assortment of tie choices, including the history of ties and instruction on how to tie the most common knots.


Monday, June 30, 2008

Photo Purses

My GrandfatherImage via WikipediaBagette.com is a website that allows you to customize cosmetic bags, purses, and more with your special photos. The kind of gift that would be great for grandparents, bridesmaids, best friends and so on…


Thursday, June 26, 2008

Fitness classes [free Brooklyn]

For those of you on a tight budget but still need to get in shape for your big day, here are a few classes happening for free in Brooklyn

USDA Food Pyramid

Beacon for Arts and Leadership at JHS 291
231 Palmetto Street between Wilson & Knickerbocker
Phone: (718) 574–0361
Monday – Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cypress Hills East New York Beacon
350 Linwood Street between Atlantic & Liberty
Phone: (718) 277–3522
Tuesday – Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Family Dynamics Beacon Center at MS 35
272 MacDonough Street between Lewis & Marcus Garvey
Phone: (718) 453–7004
Monday – Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Van Dyke Community Center (NYCHA)
392 Blake Street
between Powell Street & Mother Gaston Boulevard
Phone: (718) 485–3719
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 6:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Tompkins Community Center (NYCHA)
736 Park Avenue
between Tompkins & Throop Avenue
Phone: (718) 384–6578
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fitness classes [free Bronx]

The PLAYERS Club Steppers by David ShankboneImage via WikipediaFor those of you on a tight budget but still need to get in shape for your big day, here are a few classes happening for free in the Bronx

Hunt's Point
765 Manida Street between Spofford & Lafayette
Phone: (718) 860–5544
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

St. Mary's Park
450 East 145th Street at St. Ann's Avenue
Phone: (718) 402–5155
Monday & Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center
2530 Jerome Avenue at 192nd Street
Phone: (718) 822–4271
Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Roberto Clemente State Park
West Tremont & Mattewson Road
Phone: (718) 299–8750
Tuesday – Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mambo Clasico Night @The MonteCarlo Room
free beginner-intermediate salsa class from 9:00 - 10:45 PM
2700 Jerome Avenue (between Kingsbridge Road & West 195th Street), Kingsbridge Heights neighborhood 718-365-2665

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Fitness classes [free Staten Island]

The Richmond County Bank BallparkImage via WikipediaFor those of you on a tight budget but still need to get in shape for your big day, here are a few classes happening for free in Staten Island

Square Dance
Friday, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Westerleigh Park (718) 816-6172

Greenbelt Recreation Center Recreation Center
501 Brielle Ave (between Walcott & Rockland ave, across from Sea View Hospital), Cross Streets: Between Walcott and Rockland avenues
Phone: (718) 667-3545

Adult Abs
Class takes place in Aerobics Room 106
Friday: 7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Adult Aerobics (1)
Class takes place in Aerobics Room 106.
Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Adult Aerobics (2)
Class takes place in Multi-Purpose Room 205
Friday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Adult Hip Hop Aerobics
Class will take place in Aerobics Room 106
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Phone: (718) 816-5259

Aquatics Instruction - complete body workout
Start date: Jul 7, 2008 End date: Aug 22, 2008
Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 5:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

For registration information, days of operation, and class times, call Bethesda Aquatics at (718) 448-3133

Fitness classes [free Queens]

Taijiquan in den Wudangbergen (Wudang tai chi ...Image via WikipediaFor those of you on a tight budget but still need to get in shape for your big day, here are a few classes happening for free throughout Queens

Saturday Fitness Walking Program - free
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Saturday
walk begins at Margaret Corbin Circle but ends at Anne Loftus Playground, at Broadway and Riverside Drive; To register, email Nancy at healthwriter2@aol.com. For more information, call Linda at (212) 795-1388; Location: Margaret Corbin Circle entrance, For Tryon Park (Fort Washington Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard)

Yoga in the Park
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Classes meet in the Little Bay Park roller hockey rink. Please bring your own mats and/or towels. These classes are free; however, you will be asked to sign a waiver form, so get there a little early; Location: Little Bay Park roller hockey rink (212th Street by Bell Boulevard and CIP Service Road, Bayside)(718) 352-4793

Dancing Under the Stars
Monday 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Ballroom Dance lessons for all ages; Location: Corner of Park Lane and Metropolitan Avenue, Kew Gardens, Queens(718) 235-4100

Dancing Under the Stars
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Beach 84th Street next to the boardwalk (718) 318-4000

Capoeira in the Park
Saturdays, May 12 - September 29, 2007, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd @bdway

Tai Chi in the Park
Sundays, May 13 – September 30, 2007, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd @bdway
Participants should wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga in the Park
Saturdays, May 12 - September 29, 2007, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd @bdway
Participants should bring a mat or towel.

Fitness classes [free NYC]

Chennai dancers celebrating AdiperukkuImage via WikipediaFor those of you on a tight budget but still need to get in shape for your big day, here are a few classes happening for free in NYC

Yoga - Evening Salute to the Sun
6:30 PM– on Wednesday
The Plaza at 66th Street relaxing Hatha Yoga for all fitness levels; wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat; Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 62nd and 72nd Streets. This event is FREE. Weather Permitting; for further information call (212) 870-3070

Pilates - Mat Class
6:30 PM– on Tuesday
This event is FREE. Weather Permitting; The Plaza at 66th Streetwear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 62nd and 72nd St; for further information call (212) 870-3070

Bryant Park Yoga
Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m
Lululemon provides free yoga classes for all ages and levels; Wear comfortable clothing that allows easy movement. Mats are provided. If Lawn is closed, classes are held in front of the Bryant Monument, between the Bryant Park Grill and Cafe. In case of rain, please call (212) 768-4242

Summer on the Hudson: Lets Dance!
Sunday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, swing, and hustle lessons and group dances Location: Riverside Park South, 70th Street Plaza

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates Mat Class
Tuesday 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Manhattan These workouts take place every Tuesdays between June 17 and August 12 at 6:30 p.m.; Location: The Plaza at 66th Street(212) 408-0219

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center
2180 1st Avenue at East 112th Street
Phone: (212) 860-1383
Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center
89 Bradhurst Avenue
between 146th & 147th Streets
Phone: (212) 234–9607
Tuesday & Thursday: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center
122nd Street & 18 Mount Morris Park West
Phone: (212) 860–1380
Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 W. 134th Street
Phone: (212) 234–9603
Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tango Outdoor Dancing
Saturday, June 1 - September
Central Park by Shakespeare Statue
6:00-9:00pm; Free Beginner Lesson at 7 pm
Enter park at 66th St "Tavern on the Green", go around the Sheep Meadow. Statue is located at south end of The Mall.
Rain location: nearby Dairy

COPA Latin Tuesdays @COLUMBUS 72
Tuesday, Salsa dance lesson between 7:30 - 9:00 PM.
246A Columbus Avenue (between 71st & 72nd Streets)
It is held downstairs.
Dress jeans OK, if worn fashionably (no baggies). NO sneakers or boots. Buttoned-down long sleeve collared shirts. No gold chains for gentlemen

Salsa Wednesdays @LQ
Free dance lesson early in the evening
511 Lexington Avenue (between 47th & 48th Streets)
no sneakers or boots. Men must wear dress shoes

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Eco Friendly

Conscientious about the environment here are a few websites that might fit yours needs

http://greenfeet.com/index.asp? registry website
http://branchhome.com/ - registry websiteChlorophyll is responsible for the green color...
http://www.greenkarat.com/ - ecologically responsible jewelry
http://www.gigglefishgifts.com/ - gifts website

Aveda Environmental Lifestyle Store
1122 Third Ave. (65-66 Sts.)Phone: 212-744-3113
free makeovers and complimentary massages
call before stopping over

Timeless Wedding Gowns

Looking for gowns that are more victorian, renaissance or romantic in detail - check out the websites below

http://www.bridesandjokers.com/Albrecht Dürer's drawing contrasts a well turn...

Monday, June 16, 2008

The World's First All-glass Undersea Restaurant

Maldive reefsImage via WikipediaIf you just happen to be hanging out in the Maldives, there is this new undersea restaurant that just opened up.

For additional information check out:


Create Your Own Wedding Veil

THE GEISHA BRIDE -- Only Posing as a Model, Bu...If you are having trouble finding the perfect veil or headpiece for your wedding gown, then perhaps the link below might be able to help you get that perfect look, check it out when you get some time.


Thursday, June 12, 2008

Scratch Resistance

A white gold wedding ring.Image via WikipediaFound an interesting web link on wedding bands. What caught my eye is the link below sells scratch resistant bands. Great idea for anyone marrying someone who is concerned about messing up the ring because of the type of job they have.



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