Blog Carnival – A Carnival of Everything Home

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Welcome to the July 22, 2009 edition of a carnival of everything home.  Thank you to everyone for another great selection of submissions.  The next carnival will be held on August with a deadline date of August 3rd.

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer months.  Before we know it, the fall will be upon us again.  Get out and have fun while the weather is nice.  Enjoy!!

Finance

Daniel Drew presents Line of Credit posted at My Business is doing well should I choose an SBA Loan?, saying, “At Line of credit are generally paid off by opting for a permanent source of financing. In case of commercial property line of credit, the sale of the old property may help repay the line of credit”

Wenchypoo presents Buying Houses at Price-Per-Unit posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo’s Mental Wastebasket.

Jesse Wojdylo presents Average Mortgage Rates Going Higher in June posted at Subprime Blogger.

Jesse Wojdylo presents Interest Rate Forecast Projects Volatile Mortgage Rates posted at Subprime Blogger.

Gregory E. Rouse presents Family Meals Under $5 – Spaghetti posted at Frugal-Living-Skills Blog, saying, “Weekly grocery circulars often read “feed a family of 4 for under $10!”. I’m sure most of you have laughed at this as I did. As a result, I began to wonder what does dinner really cost for my family of 8? So I set a challenge for myself and I figured if I kept it under $5, I was doing good”

Wren Caulfield presents Moving? Save time and money with these great tips. posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents How To Buy A Foreclosure: Find Foreclosed Homes Online posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Thanks!”

The Smarter Wallet presents Stock Market Index Analysis: Predicting An S & P Reversal posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, “Thanks!”

Daniel Drew presents Unsecured Small Business Loans posted at My Business is doing well should I choose an SBA Loan?, saying, “”Lines of credit are generally paid off by opting for a permanent source of financing. In case of commercial property line of credit, the sale of the old property may help repay the line of credit”"

Jenny presents Strict Spending posted at Stop Spending Money, saying, “It is not too difficult to learn how to budget and still be happy.”

Green Living

GreatManagement presents Natural homemade beauty recipes posted at Free Organic News, saying, “Nature is the newest trend in skin and hair care. For years, we”

00FF00 presents Is tap water preferable to bottled water? posted at ooffoo, saying, “Don’t miss the chance to place your vote, have your say and read some expert opinions in ooffoo’s latest online debate as bottled water goes head to head with tap water. Is it possible that the carbon costs of drinking bottled are actually outweighed by quality worries?”

Amir Marzouq presents Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in the real world | Guffly posted at Guffly.

Phil B. presents Can You Recycle Envelopes with Plastic Windows? « Phil for Humanity posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, “Short answer: Sometimes. Long answer: Click here and find out more.”

Michal presents The Energy Saving Benefits Of Ceiling Fans posted at Energy Saving Gadgets, saying, “Ceiling Fans can save you money in utility bills in both the winter and summer months.”

marjorie presents It’s a Bug’s Life posted at Green Thinking Blog, saying, “I recently found a recipe for making your own insect repellent on About.com. By making your own insect repellent you are not putting harmful chemicals into the air, (or on your child to be absorbed through their skin), nor are you wasting any packaging, shipping, etc.”

GreatManagement presents Easy Ways to Make your Home More Eco-Friendly posted at Free Organic News, saying, “We all want to do our part to protect the environment, but without a large paycheck, that can be seem difficult, if not impossible. But doing your part doesn”

Heather Levin presents How To Make Your Own Vermicompost Bin posted at The Greenest Dollar, saying, “Don’t spend $130+ on a vermicompost bin. Here’s how to make your own for $15 or less.”

Home Decor

lkodanko presents Guest Room Part Deux posted at Words On Wendhurst.

Vera Lang presents How to Make a Sophisticated Stencil posted at Fine Craft Guild .com, saying, “Look like an interior design pro and learn here, in this FREE online video, how to make your own sophisticated stencil. Mmmm… actually, not hard at all. All we need is some imagination and patience… Great results will follow. Tips of the trade are in the video.”

Painted Sanctuary presents The Painted Sanctuary: 3 Step Day! posted at The Painted Sanctuary.

lkodanko presents Darling Dresser – A refinished beauty! posted at Words On Wendhurst.

Home Improvement

Kaye Swain presents Grab Bars in the Shower Can Prevent An Elderly Fall – Part 1 posted at SandwichINK.com, saying, “Falls are a significant cause of injury and death among older adults, particularly elderly women. For those of us involved in senior care, grab bars are a big help for them and us!”

presents Types of Mulch posted at Home Life Weekly, saying, “Mulching provides massive benefits to your garden but you do need to investigate which type of mulch material you and your garden require.”

nickel presents Avoiding Do-It-Yourself Disasters posted at fivecentnickel.com.

vic nagy presents Home repair and painting posted at Save Your Money DO IT YOURSELF, saying, “3 important tips to know before starting to paint in your home”

Elliot presents Are You Just Another Ordinary Broken Hearted Lover? posted at Win Back Your Ex, saying, “Thousands of breakups occur every day around the globe. What seperates those who reunite with their ex is how well they distinguish themselves from the rest of the dating pool.”

Other

Victoria Jennings presents Could Your Boyfriend Be Gay? posted at Time To Get Married, saying, “While it is funny when it happens on television, it is not so funny in real life and many women have to wonder if their boyfriends are in fact gay.”

josh andreson presents All Boxed Up: Types of Flash Media Packaging posted at Flash Media Packaging.

Hal LaPray presents Interview With A Social Security Attorney posted at Disability Information & Resources, saying, “Steven Packard, a Social Security Attorney who represents disability claimants granted an interview to the local news”

Geoff presents Blog Carnival – Submit an Article to a Carnival posted at Blog Carnival listings, saying, “Hard drive failure warning signs so you can save your data before it is too late.”

Cory presents Frisbee for Fun and Fitness posted at Eating Healthy, saying, “Frisbee can be both a lot of fun and a great source of exercise.”

Warren Wong presents Service Update #6 – Larger Packages, Increased Speed, Paging, Etc. posted at SEO Services Blog, saying, “Some new SEO features”

Talk Prom Dresses presents Show Those Shoulders posted at Prom Dresses, saying, “Displaying shoulders seems to have been a hit in this past year’s prom dress season.”

brian young presents Retail Safety: Key Benefits of One-Time Security Locking System posted at Retail Security Products.

Hal LaPray presents Senate Mulls Social Security Reform Ideas posted at Disability Information & Resources, saying, “While no new bills have been presented to either houses of Congress, the U.S. Senate held a Special Committee meeting last month to discuss better ways of implementing the Social Security benefits program for those who need it the most, the fastest.”

Michael presents How to Remove Bumper Stickers from Your Car posted at Vital Motion, saying, “While bumper stickers may seem like a good idea at first, you don’t want to end up being that guy with a Vote Dukakis bumper sticker on your car two decades later.”

jim presents » List of Cards with 0% Balance Transfer Offers for 12 Months on Blueprint for Financial Prosperity posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Katy presents For Your Sanity: Don’t Feed Your Obsessions | Katy Meets World posted at Katy Meets World, saying, “Obsessive thoughts can overtake you and make your life a nightmare.”

Susan Johnston/Julie Salickram/Allan-Michael Brown/Megan Johnson/Chris Gesualdi presents Sweet Deals posted at The Blog @ Directory of Boston, saying, “Buying in bulk is certainly not a new trend. Stores like BJ’s Wholesale Club and Costco are built on the mentality that if you store up your goods like a practical little squirrel, you will get a discount over buying one at a time”

Susan Johnston/Julie Salickram/Allan-Michael Brown/Megan Johnson/Chris Gesualdi presents Boston’s Best Outdoor Dining Options | The Blog @ Directory of Boston posted at The Blog @ Directory of Boston, saying, “Now that warm weather is returning to Boston, this is prime time for al fresco dining. Here’s a list of 5 favorite Boston outdoor restaurants.”

Kristen Garcia presents Sensual Honeymoon Tips for the Bride posted at Life Of Kristen, saying, “Ideas to make a honeymoon extra special for your husband.”

Jerry presents Talking About Cars » Archive » Attending an Auto Show posted at Talking About Cars, saying, “Tips for attending an auto show.”

JJ presents Little Things That Turn Women Off posted at The Aged Male, saying, “Some dating techniques guys use that backfire.”

Michael Cohen presents Dating Your Spouse To Prevent Infidelity posted at Differences Between Men And Women, saying, “Ideas to keep the flame alive so infidelity does not occur.”

Vicky presents Fun Wedding Ideas posted at Affordable Wedding Planning, saying, “Some clever, unique, and fun ideas for your wedding.”

Lucy presents Wedding Symbolism posted at Wedding Tips, saying, “What the wedding ring, kiss at the altar, and bride’s veil symbolize.”

Debbie Foster presents Dogs and Kids posted at Pet Prattle and Products.

Jack Schmidt presents Real Estate: The Time to “Buy Low” Is Now posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “SectorMatic Money Site – Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget. Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

Debbie Foster presents Why You Should Want to Get Rid of Cat Fleas posted at Pet Prattle and Products.

Michelle presents Rachael Ray: Baby Back Ribs posted at Michelle Cooks Everyday.

Michelle presents Racheal Ray: Warm Seven Layer Salad posted at Michelle Cooks Everyday.

Debbie Foster presents Dog Beds – Canine Comfort Made Easy posted at Pet Prattle and Products.

Jack Schmidt presents 3 Credit Cards That Could Change Your Life posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “SectorMatic Money Site – Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget. Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

Dan Miller presents Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars: Married! posted at Celebs Free Pics, saying, “Robert Redford married Sibylle Szaggars in Hamburg, Germany last weekend.The 71-year-old acting and directing legend wed the 51-year-old Sibyelle after the two had been dating for a while. She”

Dan Miller presents Student Loan posted at Student Consolidation, saying, “Student loan consolidation is a great way to get a lower interest rate, as a reputable consolidation company will buy each loan off of the original lenders, lump it into one loan and offer lower interest and even deferment plans. Consolidate student loans to get them paid off more quickly with financial advice from a guidance counselor in this free video on student loans”

Jack Schmidt presents Love Notes to the Trade posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “SectorMatic Money Site – Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget. Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

Debbie Foster presents Is a Heated Cat Bed Right For Your Cat? posted at Pet Prattle and Products.

Savings Toolbox presents An Overview of No Deposit Mortgages posted at Savings Toolbox.

Ben presents Enjoying Free TV Shows Online posted at Money Smart Life.

apply4-credit presents Balance Transfers and Your Credit Score posted at Apply4-Credit.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Kindle Swindle? posted at Mad Kane’s Political Madness.

Summer presents Teaching Your Kids to be Energy Efficient posted at Wired For Noise.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of a carnival of everything home using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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3 Responses to Blog Carnival – A Carnival of Everything Home

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