Collection agencies

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Posted by admin | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 20-10-2014

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Collection agencies have given companies big and small a little bit of hope when it comes to people that are in debted to them.  When companies have exhausted their resources trying to collect money from someone that has not paid. Collection agencies  send mail and phone calls to those that are indebted. They then can be the buffer between the companies that own the debt and those that are debted. They can help give the person a sense  of hope to be able to get debt free faster than they ever thought was possible. Also being debt free can feel a sense of accomplishment.  These agencies do all this for a fee. Collection agencies all over can create a sense of a relief for companies and a sense of accomplishment for debted, and give people back the resources thy need.

Busy Beaver Opens Lawrenceville Home Improvement Center

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Posted by admin | Posted in Gardening Tools | Posted on 18-10-2014

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Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014

Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver opens its Lawrenceville location at 4743 Plummer Street., Pittsburgh, PA 15201 with a Grand Opening event on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 7 pm. The new 23,000 sf location is the 15th store for the home improvement center chain, which was founded in 1962. It is also the first new Busy Beaver store to open in eight years. The Lawrenceville location will employ 15 full-time, with additional part-time seasonal positions.

Store Opening Marks a New Chapter for Busy Beaver

Lawrenceville is such a vibrant, exciting neighborhood, and we are thrilled to become a neighbor in this community, said Joe Kallen, chief executive officer, Busy Beaver. Opening this store marks the start of a new chapter for Busy Beaver. First and foremost, we are putting our renewed customer service pledge into action here, and at all our stores. Were also making in-store changes so customers can count on easily finding what they want and getting expert help, every time they visit.

The new store reflects the companys unwavering approach to delivering a customer-friendly store experience that solves problems for DIYers and supports local contractors. This includes stocking merchandise specific to local residents unique neighborhood needs. For instance, the Lawrenceville store includes a full selection of bicycle accessories and carries above-door awnings that fit the architectural style of neighborhood homes. Tool rental is also available.

The Lawrenceville store is also presenting new or expanded product lines, which will roll out to Busy Beavers additional locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. In addition to the lawn and garden, paint, hardware, plumbing and bath, electrical and building materials departments, customers will find a new line of luxury vinyl plank flooring, for example.

Lawrenceville Oct. 11 Grand Opening Event

Busy Beaver Lawrenceville will host a Grand Opening event on Saturday, October 11th from 10 am to 7 pm. The festivities start with a 10 am board-cutting ceremony featuring the Honorable Mayor of Pittsburgh William Peduto and PA State Senator Jim Ferlo; with Lawrenceville community leaders and Joe Kallen, CEO, Busy Beaver.

The first fifty Grand Opening guests arriving at 10 a.m. will receive a $ 10 Busy Beaver gift card. Visitors have the chance to win more gift cards by touring the new store and participating in a Hidden Treasures scavenger hunt.

At noon, kids and community activities begin, including refreshments, games, face painting and a WDVE-FM remote, featuring Val Porter and the DVE Prize Wheel. Guests will also meet adoptable animals from the Animal Rescue League and other neighborhood groups. Entertainment includes DJ Zombo, throughout the day; 5 pm music performance by Broke Stranded & Ugly (Bluegrass/Jamgrass); and a 6 pm music performance by Chrome Moses (Rock & Roll).

Home improvement experts will conduct the following Do-It-Yourself (DIY) seminars* through the day:

12:00 pm:

Seattle’s Longest Running Showcase of Dark Cabaret Celebrates 11 Years This Halloween

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Posted by admin | Posted in Gardener Tools | Posted on 15-10-2014

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Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014

Hosted by northwest cabaret punks The Bad Things, Seattle’s longest-running showcase of dark cabaret, Cabaret Macabre, will celebrate its 11th year at Columbia City Theater this Halloween Friday, October 31st. Tickets available via Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/843710 Additional performers include the prohibition-era jazz of Bakelite 78, the klezmer-swing of The Debaucherauntes, tribal bellydance troupe The Tribal Kind, Cabaret Macabre co-producer and solo fusion dancer Miss J9 Fierce, gothic-inspired bellydance from Maureen O’Donnell and creator of the Tarot of the Pomegranate The Major Arcana tarot deck, performance artist and dancer An-Magrith Erlandsen. The evening will be MC’d by foul-mouthed headmistress Diva Le Deviant, known for her work with Sinner Saint Burlesque, Seattle’s longest-running weekly burlesque revue until 2013 when its venue The Noc Noc closed its doors.

Over the last 11 years we’ve featured everything from suspension piercing to bellydance to aerial performance to burlesque, said Jimmy The Pickpocket Berg, producer and founder of Cabaret Macabre and lead vocalist/accordionist of The Bad Things. While in years past we’ve featured performers from around the world, the last couple years have been focused on the wealth of world-class talent that Seattle provides both musically and performance-wise.

Originally hosted in an old warehouse in Georgetown in 2004, Cabaret Macabre has since been held at ACT Theater, FRED Wildlife Refuge, Jules Maes Saloon and the Columbia City Theater. It was the birthing ground of some of Seattle’s performance institutions such as PURE Cirkus and Seattle Semi-Pro Wrestling and has featured such celebrated performers as Hacki Ginda, the award-winning clown from Berlin known locally for his appearances in the Moisture Festival; Thomas Truax, New York-based inventor of experimental musical instruments; Danbert Nobacon, co-founder of UK anarcho-pop group Chumbawamba; LA-based cabaret songstress Eliza Rickman and legendary Boston cabaret-rockers Reverend Glasseye. The Bad Things and Baby Gramps have performed every year since Cabaret Macabre’s inception.

This year will focus on Seattle-based talent with dance performance intermingling with musical acts. Expect an exciting evening filled with dark, vintage-inspired music, gothic-infused dance performance, sassy and sexy interludes and excessive Halloween pageantry all housed within the historical walls of the Columbia City Theater.

Tickets are $ 17/$ 20 day of show via Brown Paper Tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/843710. Also full weekend passes that include admission to La Petite Mort’s Dark Cabaret at Columbia City Theater on Saturday, Nov. 1St are available for $ 30 at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/843710. More information on both nights can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/634079570040646/?ref=5 and https://www.facebook.com/events/548487938611880/

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EDITORS NOTE: High-resolution photos are available. If you would like to interview Jimmy the Pickpocket, Miss J9 Fierce or Baby Gramps by phone, or if youd like any of the dance performers to appear in-studio, call Jimmy the Pickpocket at 206-384-3341. The Bad Things or Baby Gramps can perform live in-studio or we could feature one or more of the dancers in full costume as a way to obtain your own unique angle for covering The 11th Annual Cabaret Macabre.

More About the Headliners:

The Bad Things (http://www.thebadthings.com): In 2002. The Bad Things formed out of the ashes of A Midnite Choir, a cult favorite in Seattles underground cabaret scene. Members Jimmy the Pickpocket Berg (accordion, vocals) and Austin Mad Wilcox Quist (upright bass, musical saw) began as a two-piece, busking on the wet, Seattle sidewalks under the Bad Things moniker. The band eventually grew into the 6-piece ensemble that you see today which includes Beau Stanislav the Gypsy Hebert (acoustic guitar/mandolin), G. Miles Captain Panto (banjo/electric guitar), Brendan Patrick Hogan (trumpet/keys) and Steve Lord Kamke (drums and percussion). The band has released four albums in their 12 years together: 2004’s The Bad Things, 2006’s Vaudeville Show, 2008’s It’ll All Be Over Soon and their most recent release After the Inferno released this past September 2014 to rave reviews from national press. They also recorded an album in 2010 with Chumbawamba co-founder Danbert Nobacon entitled Woebegone. The band has played thousands of shows including appearances at Bumbershoot, REVERB Music Festival, Northwest Folklife Festival, the Georgetown Music Festival and this year’s Macefield Music Festival. They’ve also appeared on Nancy Guppy’s ArtZone and provided the soundtrack to a 2013 Super Bowl commercial for the Dunder Mifflin paper line by Quill.

Baby Gramps (http://www.babygramps.com): Baby Gramps is a high energy performer with an endless repertoire. He plays acoustic antique resonator National Steel guitars, and sings his own unique arrangements of rags, jazz, & blues songs from the 20’s & 30’s, folk songs, and many originals with wordplay, humor, and throat singing. He appeals to a wide range of audiences from folk to jam band to punk to old timey traditional and to kids of all ages. Venues he performs at vary from intimate coffeehouses and pubs, to large concert halls, theaters, and festivals across the States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. According to an article in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Baby Gramps is acknowledged as one of the top 50 most influential musicians in the last 100 years along with Ray Charles, Jelly Roll Morton, Jimi Hendrix, Quincy Jones, The Wailers, The Ventures, Sound Garden, and Pearl Jam. He is credited with making Seattle audiences aware of old blues and novelty songs that the rest of the world has mostly forgotten. Baby Gramps toured Australia, England, and Ireland as part of the Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys CD Concert Tour with Tim Robbins (actor), Marianne Faithful, Martha and Rufus Wainwright, Jenny Muldaur, Lou Reed, The Watersons, Martin Carthy and Eliza, Suzanne Vega, Ralph Steadman, and many other internationally know performers. The Rogues Gallery CD, produced by Johnny Depp and Hal Wilner in connection with The Pirates of the Caribbean film, landed Baby Gramps on the David Letterman Show.

Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com), the worlds only Not-Just-For-Profit ticketing company,

How to create a cottage garden – Waitrose Garden

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Posted by admin | Posted in Gardener Tools | Posted on 12-10-2014

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Follow Alan Titchmarsh’s simple guide to growing the perfect cottage garden. Visit Waitrose Garden for plenty of inspiration and practical advice, as well as…

The A To Z Of Gardening Episode 18

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Posted by admin | Posted in Gardener Tools | Posted on 09-10-2014

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The A To Z Of Gardening Episode 18 Everything about gardening… All Episodes Playlist Gardening https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ6SCBASBKLGrAl5omWZ1…
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Latest Garden Planters News

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Posted by admin | Posted in Garden Planters | Posted on 06-10-2014

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In person help available soon for HealthCare.gov open enrollment
The Plain Dealer reports that the money will help pay for permeable pavers and storm water planters for trees that will flank the square. Other green features in Public Square's redesign include new drainage for the square's monument garden and a …
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Sponsors sought for historic district planters
Planter sponsors, Larry and Kathy Kent center, with members of the California Historic District Organization from left, Beth Jungmeyer, Tom Winters, Patty Kay and Connie Walker. Alice Longfellow from Longfellow's Garden Center created the fall planting.
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In the Garden: Backyard oasis
When Lynn Meyers first told me about her unusual garden, I was intrigued. “The challenging part is that I have no backyard, only a giant multi-level deck with built-in planters and lots of pots,” she said. “It's on the south side and is like a sweat …
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language proficiency

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Posted by admin | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 06-10-2014

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Language proficiency is important in learning any language fluently. There are many ways to ensure fluency is being mastered when learning a new language, but most commonly, language testing is utilized. There are nationally based tests that are easily accessible for those who want to ensure their progress and language proficiency. These tests are used regularly in schools all over the world, to ensure that the native language is being taught and understood efficiently. These tests are used for many different languages. They can be administered in a traditional, written test form or as an online or computer based test. Many understand the importance of mastering the language they are learning as well as their native language. These tests will test the learners knowledge in; speech, writing, reading, as well as listening language skills. That is why most people are turning to language proficiency tests as a way to ensure fluency.

Gardening Planters, Fountains, Garden planters, Statuary, pottery, garden decor, patio furniture

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Posted by admin | Posted in Garden Planters | Posted on 03-10-2014

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Speak Supplements Reviews and Coupons

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Posted by admin | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 03-10-2014

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A Speech Nutrients Coupon Can Save You Money:Speak Supplements Reviews

Many people find it challenging to incorporate supplements into the diet because of their cost. With a Speech Nutrients coupon you will be able to get Omega 3 supplements for your children and save money. Nourishlife, the parent company, makes speak supplements, which deliver Omega 3 and vitamin E that children need for adequate growth and development.

Omega 3 fatty acids are important for brain health and immune function, among other functions they have in the body. Vitamin E is a powerful anti-oxidant that prevents damage from free radicals, and is important for the health of the cell membranes in our bodies.

Omega 3 is an Essential Fatty Acid

Our body cannot synthesize its own Omega 3, so we must consume it from our food. Children and adults often do not consume enough fresh fish and plants, which are high in Omega 3 fatty acids. Our modern diet is based on convenience, and not always focused on health. Because we are missing Omega 3 and are consuming high levels of Omega 6 there is an imbalance.

With a Speech Nutrients coupon, you can address this imbalance and lighten your financial load. It is important to have enough Omega 3 in the diet. With a high quality fish oil supplement, you will be able to make sure that your children are getting the right amount of Omega 3 in their diet.

Give it a Try With a Speech Nutrients Coupon

If you are apprehensive about spending too much on supplements, you can look for valuable savings with coupons. Coupons for speak supplements can be found in many places, and will give you the extra motivation to try out a new supplementation routine for your children.

Nourishlife has a great starter kit for new families that provides the supplement at a lower cost than their regular price. They have done their best to make this an accessible change for your family. The starter kit comes with an informational brochure and a handy dietary log for tracking your child’s progress with the new routine.

We Should All be Concerned With Quality

This company has gone to great lengths to ensure their products are of the highest quality, exceeding US and European standards. Their Omega 3 oils are handled gently and never heated over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature is well below the threshold that Omega can tolerate. The oil is also always in a vacuum-sealed environment.

This careful attention to the product’s needs make sure that this supplement is fresh and effective. Your Speech Nutrients coupon will do more than just save you money. You can read the feedback on their site to see what other parents think about it, while your coupon KIT gives you $20 off your order (not valid on Starter Kits).

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The Four Ps of Growing Delicious Blueberries from Fall Creek Farm & Nursery

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Posted by admin | Posted in Raised Garden Beds | Posted on 30-09-2014

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Lowell, Oregon (PRWEB) April 23, 2014

Theres nothing like fresh-picked berries to add to a morning smoothie, fruit salad or evening dessert. For foodies and families wanting to grow their own blueberries, picking which variety and growing them doesn’t have to be hard.

The secret to blueberry success, according to berry expert Amelie Brazelton Aust, a second generation owner at Fall Creek Farm & Nursery whos been growing blueberries on her family farm since she was a child, is the Four Ps: planting, pruning, picking, and protecting.

While I know a lot about the blueberry business, I do not have a green thumb like the rest of my family. However, blueberries are relatively simple and even I have great success with my blueberry plants at my home, says Aust. “Simply following these four simple tips help bushes flourish with berries season after season.

Planting

The first secret to success is planting the right variety. BrazelBerries blueberries are perfect for growing in patio pots, raised beds and directly in the garden. Home gardeners and cooks who grow BrazelBerries know these small edible fruit bushes are simple to grow, beautiful in the landscape and delicious to eat.

Once the blueberry bush has been purchased, its important to plant it in the right place. Blueberries need at least six hours of sun each day. Its the sun that makes berries sweet and juicy, so plant in a very sunny spot, says Aust.

Next, consider the soil. Blueberries love acidic soils, says Aust. A pH of 4.5-5.5 is ideal. A simple soil test indicates acidity, which can easily be adjusted with amendments. Both soil kits and amendments are available at any local garden center.

Aust recommends giving the plants roots plenty of growing room when planting in containers. Plant them in pots 16 inches or more in diameter and water deeply and regularly to make sure all of the soil within the pot is moist to the point that water is dripping from the pots bottom drainage holes.

Pruning

Cutting beautiful branches off any plant can be daunting. Aust says, The truth is that blueberries over-produce, and pruning helps it to put enough energy into producing the best plant and big, yummy fruit for the next season.” Pruning also gives the bush more space between its branches and allows air to flow freely through the plant, helping to prevent disease.

Its best to prune blueberries in late winter when the plants are still dormant, says Aust, but Ive pruned mine in the spring too before flowering, and they’ve done great. Remove all the stems that are damaged, old or dead. Aust says not to be afraid to take out up to a quarter or even a third of the bush, then trim it up to a neat and tidy look.

Fertilizing is recommended in early spring. Add an acid fertilizer such as those for rhododendrons and azaleas, Aust suggests. I tend to throw on half a handful of slow-release fertilizer. A high-nitrogen organic fertilizer such as blood meal or acidic cottonseed meal works great too. She recommends a second fertilizer application in late spring to give the plants an extra burst of energy for fruit production.

Picking

With planting and pruning in the bag, the next steppickingis the pay off. Be sure to watch the berries carefully and pick them before the birds do.

Heres what to expect from each BrazelBerries blueberry variety:

Peach Sorbet blueberry: Juicy, sweet blueberries appear in mid-summer on plants with stunning leaves ranging from peach to pink to orange to emerald green.

Jelly Bean blueberry: Large, flavorful, super-sweet blueberries reminiscent of homemade jelly in mid-summer with super sweet flavor like homemade blueberry jelly.

Blueberry Glaze blueberry: Bundles of small, almost black, and intensely flavored wild-like berries packed with antioxidants are ready for mid-summer.

Protecting

A little protection provided by the home gardener ensures the blueberry bush will thrive for another bountiful season. If birds are a problem, cover with bird netting in the spring to keep critters away. Birds are less likely to eat the fruit when the plants are in containers on the patio.

Winter weather poses the biggest risk to berry bushes. In very cold regions, apply a deep layer of mulch around the base of the bush to protect the roots, Aust says. Blueberries in pots are even easier to protect from winter weather if you are in a really cold area, just move the pots into an unheated garage or against a building and cover with thick mulch, burlap or a blanket.

Both Peach Sorbet and Blueberry Glaze are hardy to USDA Zone 5, while Jelly Bean withstands the slightly colder conditions of USDA Zone 4.

Springs sudden cold snaps endanger emerging growth, as well. Again, Aust suggests covering blueberry bushes with burlap or blankets when the forecast calls for frost once buds and flowers are emerging. Springs warm days can be deceptive, Aust says. Keep an eye on the weather, and before night falls, cover and protect that tender new growth.

Following these tips will ensure success with your blueberries season after season.

For more information on all things berry, visit the BrazelBerries