Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Local Car Dealers

I have come across this new car dealers website and I would surely like to write something about it.

I was searching for car dealers near my area when I found this website. Its called Wexu, (I don't know what does this name

stands for ( but it provides quite huge database of all local car dealers in any state, or even in cities of

America. For example, lets say if you are looking for a Ford car dealers in Chicago, the you can just checkout Ford Chicago or similarly Toyota Houston for Toyota car dealers in Houston. I tried even smaller

cities and it worked great for them also. I am really impressed. I have been looking for such a car dealers site from long.

So if you are looking for any local dealers of car and don't know where to look for, I would surely recommended this small online car dealers website to help you. I am sure it would be of great help to you.

Wedding Makeup That Lasts

On your big day, you want your wedding makeup to last. Not only that, but you want to look stunning in your photographs. In order to insure that your makeup will last as long as possible, it may be best to hire a professional to take care of it. However, here is some advice to keep in mind even if you do hire a makeup artist.

Use a makeup base. Several cosmetic companies offer products that go on under your eye makeup or lipstick that help your makeup last. Eye makeup base provides a layer that your eyeshadow and eyeliner can adhere to. This prevents creasing and helps the colour stay on longer. They offer similar products for lipstick. However, try to find a lipstick base that is also moisturizing. Some products contain ingredients that dry the lips out. You'll need your lips to stay nice and moist so you can smile all day.

Get rid of extra shine. A shiny face looks even worse in photographs, especially if the photographer uses a flash. After washing your face, apply an oil controlling product. After that absorbs, apply a thin layer of loose powder. Apply foundation and the rest of your makeup as usual. Follow up with another thin layer of loose powder. Carry some pressed powder with you so you can control any shine as the day progresses.

Lasting lipstick. One of the first things to fade is your lipstick. Follow these tips that will help your lipstick last. First, apply a moisturizing lip base. Then, apply lip liner in a shade that is a little darker than your lipstick. Use a soft pencil. Fill the lips in with the pencil. Apply one coat of lipstick and blot gently. Apply another coat of lipstick but this time do not blot. Press a thin layer of facial tissue gently to your lips. Using a large brush, apply a thin layer of pressed powder to the tissue. The tissue acts as a screen, letting in only a small amount of powder. The powder helps the lipstick set and keeps it on longer.

Pack a makeup bag. No matter how hard you try to create a lasting look, you still may need to do some minor touch ups throughout the day. Pack pressed powder, lipstick, mascara, and eyeshadow just in case your colour needs a boost.

Sally Lopez is a freelance writer and marketing manager of Marcell "Professional Make-up Artists".To learn more about wedding makeup and the latest makeup tips visit

Monday, December 18, 2006

Things To Remeber In Photoshop Editing

Adobe Photoshop is an amazing program that lets you manipulate photographs to get a more desirable result. It is a program that accommodates your penchant for creativity and your boundless imagination. But used incorrectly, Photoshop will only give you mediocre images.

To avoid poor quality Photoshop work, you should remember a few things that professionals keep in mind. First of all, you should remember to feather the edges of the image you have lifted by around 2-3 pixels. For example, if you had selected a particular image and moved it to a different background, you should feather its edges so that the picture subtly blends into its new background.

You must also remember to retain the proper lighting, perspective, focus and color cast. All the elements that make the photograph realistic should be considered in a Photoshop composition. In the previous example, if you moved the subject to a background where other things have shadows, then your subject must also have a shadow in the depth and orientation that is expected in that background had the subject been originally part of it. If you combine two images of different focal lengths, you also have to adjust the perspective of the resultant image to conform to each other. You also have to remember that if you have different images at different orders, the forefront image must be sharper than those behind it. Finally, the white regions of your image must match in tone and cast so as to present a harmonious-looking composition. To learn more about Photoshop and to see examples check out Photoshop Tutorials at PS Workshop.

Thursday, December 14, 2006 - Audio and Web Conference Calls

Looking for a conference call company that offers web conferencing and local or international conference calls at prices well below the competition? has all of these services bundled together, and offers excellent service and 24/7 customer support.

Check out their site and receive 60 minutes of free conference call service with no stings attached. offers competitive rates too, which is something you usually won’t find with a full-featured teleconferencing company; in addition the rate decreases automatically as your volume increases. There is no setup fee or minimum monthly charge; you simply pay for what you use. offers direct digital connections, and has relationships with major long distance service providers ensuring that you will get the highest quality service available, along with prices of 50% less than other conference call service providers. Whatever your web or audio conferencing requirements, offers a high quality service to meet your needs. - Audio and Web Conferencing

Looking to impress your clients with your next web presentation? is the perfect company to help you close that important business deal. Recently acquired by telecommunications giant Premiere Global Services, Netspoke offers a full variety of web conference, audio conference and reservationless or assisted teleconferencing services.

Invite over 500 people to your next team meeting or seminar with Netspoke’s web conference service and host a highly productive event at a fraction of the cost of face-to-face meetings. Engage your audience and boost participation with professional operator assisted conferencing. Netspoke will manage every detail of your conference from beginning to end.

Netspoke boasts an impressive client list, and is now owned by Premiere Global Services, so your company can be confident going into their next web or audio conferencing meeting knowing that the presentation will be a smashing success. - Audio Conferencing

With all the teleconferencing companies out there these days, choosing the best service for your needs can be confusing to say the least. Some require long contracts and commitments, and many of the well known telecommunications companies charge outrageous prices.

Well, I’ve found the most inexpensive conference calls service available. specializes in providing audio conferencing for under $20 a month. If you currently are paying more than 3.9 cents for your conference calls (and who isn’t) then you should check them out. uses the latest audio conferencing technology on the market for the highest quality conference call experience, so you are paying the best price available and you are still receiving a great quality service. offers access to toll or toll free numbers, can handle up to 125 participants in your call, and provides all the features and controls you need to conduct a professional conference call event.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Great Directory by Jim Westergren!

Jim Westergren has again done a fantastic site - this time a directory.

Check out Add It has over 30 000 active links, very nice detail pages and real time editing of links from users.

Here you can for example see a the category Society.

What is also very nice for those submitting is that they can preview the detail listing and edit their links even before the link is officially approved by the editor.

Credit Cards Vs Debit Cards

Although credit cards are the most popular forum of credit around, alternatives such as the charge card also have their benefits. Despite both forms of cards being popular, many people do not know the difference between them. If you are looking for the best type of credit, then you really should compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of credit cards and charge cards. They might serve the same purpose, but if you know the differences between them you can get the right type of credit for your needs and hopefully save yourself some money.It is hard to say which type of card is better, although if you want to carry a balance then you have to opt for a credit card. Credit cards generally have more flexibility, as you can pay the money back more slowly. Credit cards also have the facility for 0% balance transfers which gives a huge advantage. However, if you are someone who always pays his or her bills back in full each month, a charge card might be the answer. This will give you greater spending power when you need it without allowing you to go into debt and pay interest on it.

The Thrifty Scot

The Scottish people have earned themselves a reputation through the years as a plain spoken, down to earth and honest bunch of folks. It makes sense, then, that one of the best sources of financial advice on the Internet should be ThriftyScot.ThriftyScot is a simple, easily navigable site that gives no nonsense, down to earth advice on personal finance. Arranged into several categories, ThriftyScot's advice guides you through the often confusing world of personal finance and leads you towards the best money-saving deals available.Of all the categories offered at ThriftyScot perhaps the most useful is the credit cards section. With advice on credit cards offered by a wide range of lenders.Beyond the credit card pages, ThriftyScot offers fantastic advice on remortgages and secured loans. Since a home tends to be the most expensive and important purchase of your life, it makes sense to find good solid advice before you take out a mortgage. Additionally, it's just as important that you make sure you have all the facts before you take out a loan that uses your home as collateral.

Getting Instant Secured Loans

Although taking your time to find a loan is the best option, there are times when this simply isn’t possible and you need money fast. Generally, these loans will be needed for a short period of time, after which you can pay the money back. Although there are a number of instant unsecured loans on the market, they are usually for small amounts of money. If you need a larger amount of cash quickly, then you should look at an instant secured loan. Instant secured loans can help you can get a decision in just a few minutes, even if you have a poor credit history.There are many reasons why you might need a loan within a very short space of time, although it is usually due to unexpected expenses that you could not hope to budget for. These expenses are usually essential, and can include items such as car repairs, healthcare costs and house repair costs. If you don't have the money readily available but need to pay these expenses fast, then an instant secured loan might be the best option. This is especially true if you have a poor credit history and are unable to get an unsecured loan.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

U Tube Or Dvd

How many films would you guess you view in a week’s time? Would three be an accurate guess? Or maybe you’re addicted like me to u tube and the answer is more like 26 or 37. Regardless of your movie habit, I know where you can acquire them with minimal fuss and hassle. No, it’s not the mom and pop store down the street. They’re typically out of every new rental because they only carry one of each movie.

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Monday, December 11, 2006

Entertainment Directory

Hi Fokes

Just thought id mention a site i just found on the net is called FadLinks and its a small directory of entertainment sites hope you find it use full , I did and go a good laugh out of some of the listings .

Well just a quick one and Ill be back again soon ..


Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Johnny Cash Music

Johnny Cash Music
There are only a few country music artists that I admire. These are the ones who have enjoyed some crossover success into other genres and pop record charts. I love to listen to Johnny Cash music and I think that his passing is a significant loss. Born into an Arkansas family in 1932, he grew up knowing the effects of the Depression and the suffering of the poor. This empathy for the working class struggle never left him, and it informed a lot of his songs. He championed the underdog, as in his campaigning for prison reform and his album dedicated to Native Americans in 1964, titled Bitter Tears.
He had his own personal demons to contend with, in addition to social concerns. He had battled with, and beaten alcoholism and drug addiction. Johnny Cash music seems to exude his melancholy and his deep experience of the dark side of life. His religious convictions rescued him from the life that he was leading. Cash always had an admiration for the gospel music and hymns that he had grown up with.
Cash, known as The Man In Black, was the sort of guy that people felt they could chew the breeze with. He wasn't a rhinestones and Stetson type, he came across like an ordinary Joe. Two of his most successful albums were the live performances from Folsom Prison and San Quentin Prison. The inmates took Johnny Cash music to their hearts.
Other artists greatly respected Cash and he had a successful collaboration with Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. Bob Dylan was another fan and they recorded a duet together for Dylan's country album, Nashville Skyline. Of course his greatest collaboration, for Johnny Cash music and in life, was with fellow country singer and second wife, June Carter Cash. Their relationship was recently depicted in the movie, Walk The Line.
It wasn't all sorrowful songs. Cash revealed his lighter side in funny releases such as A Boy Named Sue and One Piece at a Time. Johnny Cash music traveled a long way from the young man who signed with Sun Records in 1955. This was the label that also launched the careers of Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Cash gained a new generation of fans through his final recordings. My favorite track is his cover of Hurt, which appears on his final album. Originally, a Nine Inch Nails song, Cash's frail voice gives the song an added poignancy. Sadly, his death in 2003 came when he was just entering a new phase of his musical development.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

u Tube Video

U tube Video Camcorders is a site teaching you about Video Camcorders that work for utube meaning you can make utube videos easily and post you own unique videos for everyone in the world to see :) .

Monday, November 20, 2006

DR Dre

"Andre Young, a.k.a. Dr Dre, co-founded the notorious rap group N.W.A. (with Ice Cube and Eazy-E). The group was one of the most successful hip-hop groups of the late 1980s and helped lay the foundations of west coast gangsta rap. Dre's 1993 solo effort, The Chronic, was a critical and popular success. Later in the 1990's, Dre turned his attention to producing. He helped launch the careers of Warren G., Snoop Dogg and Eve of Destruction, and in 1999 Dr. Dre helped produce Eminem's top-selling The Slim Shady LP."Dr Dre Snoop Dog Fan Site

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Accent Lighting

Lighting has brought only benefits into our lives from its very first invention. Proper lighting can emphasize and bring to life almost anything you want. Dim lighting can turn the mood romantic in an instant. Night lights can be a life saver for our children who may not have a sound sleep in total darkness.

It’s easy to see that lighting can dramatically change the ambiance of virtually any space. Depending on what you have in mind, accent lighting can work wonders almost instantly; from show rooms that use this type of lighting to bring out the items they want to be noticed most to homes who use the same accent lighting to highlight special features.

I’ve worked hard to create a beautiful and serene landscape design around my home. Not wanting it to be lost in the darkness each evening, I had accent lighting installed that instantly comes on when dusk appears. I also love to use the same accent lighting during any celebrations or holidays to decorate and bring out the spirit of the season. Think red and green bulbs for December and a spooky orange for Halloween.

Not just for the homeowner, department stores and other commercial spaces use focused lighting to showcase a sale item or a new arrival. One of the best ways to spend a fall evening is to go window shopping and see the mannequins all decked out in their fall attire. With the accent lighting cutting through the darkness on the street, it makes you want to run inside and try those outfits on!

Another great place to use special lights is in the bathroom over the mirror. All women will agree with me on this one as accent lighting is a treasure when we’re applying make-up and trying to cover those pesky crow’s feet. How many times have you walked out of the bathroom with too much foundation, blush or eye shadow just because the lighting in the bathroom is not good enough? With proper accent lighting over the mirror focused on your face that will never happen again.

The greatest advantage to using them is that they don’t need a lot of energy and that in turn means you don’t have to spend a great deal to get the effect desired. Lately, I have noticed that it is much more elegant and intimate to use accent lighting in a room or space than the use of chandeliers; they are modern yet sophisticated and classy at the same time.

Before you decide to change your home or office visit some of the online stores which advertise and specialize in accent lighting; they will help you see and install where the lights will have most effect. Try it today and enjoy the numerous advantages of this magnificent invention.

5 Inch Heel

Getting my high heeled shoes was kind of a rite of passage for me. You see, I grew up as sort of a tomboy. I hated dressing up. I would much rather be out back, climbing trees with the boys or playing football. Going to church was the worst. I hated all those fancy dresses and skirts. That is why I would not even look at high heel shoes. That is, until my older sister made me try on her 5 inch heels.

If you have never worn a 5 inch heel shoe before, there's just no way for you to imagine what it is like. You are towering up on a tiny spike, perilously suspended above the ground. This may seem to be an exaggeration to you, but this is exactly how it feels. The first time I put on that 5 inch heel shoe, I fell over almost immediately. It is not like I wanted to wear it anyway, and trying it out was such a hassle.

My sister actually made me put on the 5 inch heel shoe when she was babysitting me. She literally held me down and would not let me get up until I promised to try on the shoe. It was humiliating, and I hated it at first. After a while, however, it started to grow on me. I liked the challenge of walking around the house in a 5 inch heel. I liked the way it made me shake my hips while I walked. Although I still felt like a tomboy, I was getting to the age where I liked attention from the boys, and wearing a 5 inch heel would give me just that.

Of course I was never allowed to wear the 5 inch heels again. Once my sister found out that I liked it, she kept the 5 inch stiletto shoes away from me. Nonetheless, I did get to wear prettier shoes from then on. My mom was thrilled to see that I was getting more into girls shoes and girls fashion, and was willing to indulge me with a few trips to get new clothes. It was really a lot of fun, and it actually made me feel freer. You see, I could still dress up like a boy when I wanted to, but I also got to dress up like a girl. And as soon as I got old enough, I bought a 5 inch heel of my very own.

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Vegetarian Cooking

It used to be very difficult to be a vegetarian but it's a lot easier now. There are plenty of choices in restaurants and vegetarian cooking at home is made easier by supermarkets being more vegetarian friendly. There is a wide range of ingredients from around the world. You can also choose from non-meat ready meals.
People have different reasons for not eating meat and fish. Some choose on ethical grounds and others do it for health reasons. Some people react badly to eating meat, and simply don't like the taste. Everyone would benefit from eating less red meat and more fruit and vegetables. Vegetarian cooking doesn't have to be boring, a little imagination and fresh produce will go a long way. In addition to fruit and vegetables, there are grains, pulses, pasta, herbs and nuts.
You must be careful that you get a balanced diet, with all the vitamins and minerals needed for a healthy body. Vegetarian cooking does entail less fat intake and this can also involves the choice of dairy products. Semi skimmed milk and low fat yogurts and cheeses are another healthy option. Vegetarian cooking can be further enhanced with the unsaturated cooking oils such as olive, peanut, corn and sunflower.
Most people stick to a few favorite vegetables, but it's worthwhile trying some less commonly used ones to add variety to your vegetable cooking. Spinach is good for its iron content and can be cooked or added raw to salads. There are different sorts of peppers, which can spice up a meal. The red, orange and yellow varieties are sweeter than the more bitter green. If you like the taste of onion, you'll probably like the mild onion like flavor of leeks. Parsnips are a versatile root vegetable and are particularly tasty when roasted in the oven. Fennel has an aniseed taste and goes well with celeriac in vegetable casseroles. Don't forget the garlic, because that's good for the heart and asparagus is a treat especially cooked in a nice sauce.
Pulses and lentils are simple sources of valuable protein but soak them overnight before cooking, with the exception of black-eyed peas. Beans need to be boiled on a high heat for ten minutes to remove any toxins. Experiment with chickpeas, haricot beans, kidney beans and split peas. There are also green, brown and red lentils, which are often used in vegetarian cooking.
With the addition of spices and herbs, non-meat dishes can be every bit as tasty. Plant some herbs in the garden if you have one. Make sure your food cupboard has s supply of the basics, most often required in vegetarian cooking recipes and you'll never want to go back to stodgy meat!

Saturday, October 14, 2006

It is rather easy to find classical musicians. It must be a tough life for all of these incredibly talented people. They train their whole lives to preserve an art, and they become a dime a dozen. Lets face it, brilliant classical musicians are about as hard to find as lousy rock bands. Although many of these musicians make some money playing in concert halls as part of symphonies, most have to supplement this work with other stuff. Some of them work outside their field, but most of them don't. A classical piano musician might work three or four different jobs at a minimum, first in the orchestra, then as a private piano instructor, than as a session musician helping composers record their tracks, and finally as perhaps a high school band teacher.
Classical musicians do one other thing quite commonly: they work private parties. It is really easy and fairly reasonably priced to hire classical musicians to entertain yourself and your friends for virtually any event. We recently had my daughters graduation from college and hired a classical string quartet to entertain. They were really lovely. My daughter Erin has always loved string music, as have the rest of us, and it provided the perfect accompaniment to her evening. The classical musicians even played some modern numbers for us to dance to.
Of course, we knew those particular classical musicians through a friend of the family. They actually had grown up with my daughter, although back in those days they hadn't been friends. That string quartet actually formed from a rival clique of girls from my daughters middle school. Back in those days, they were kind of bookish and geeky, not at all the charming social climbers like the friends of Erin, but who would have known that they would have grown up to do something so wonderful. As classical musicians they furnished a wonderful ambiance for our party, and stayed tactfully in the background. Really, for such socially graceless girls, they scarcely disturbed anybody.
It's good that we already knew those classical musicians, because it is such a chore finding competent entertainment. I swear, if not for the connections that I have, I wouldn't even know where to start before a party. I mean, how do you know that they are any good, and not just out to make a buck as entertainers? It is really best to hire classical musicians who you know.