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Sunday, July 29, 2012

RV Camping: Tips And Safety, For An Unforgettable Camping Trip

There are campers who like RV camping better to experience nature with the amenities of home. 

According to a recent survey, 92% of individuals owning an RV affirmed that RV’s are the only and best means to travel and go camping with the family, especially when with children.

Do rent a Recreational Vehicle for your short camping trip; it is the best means to survey your actual requirements before purchasing.

Here are safety guidelines for that memorable RV camping trip:

1.    Take up a professional course in driving focused on the specialized requirements of efficiently and safety of operating your RV.

2.    Practice your skills on roads with minimal traffic.

3.    In the U.S., when you are already 62 years or over, you need to acquire a “Golden Age passport”; it will be your ticket for free wildlife, national monuments,  parks, national recreation facilities and refuges access.

4.    In tourist areas and peak seasons, make reservations at least 3 weeks ahead.

5.    Checklist:

•    First aid kit

•    Packed meals

•    Canned foods

•    Ample supply of Purified drinking water

•    Toiletries (soap, shampoo, tissue)

•    Cooking essentials

•    Flashlights

•    Mosquito and bug repellant lotion or spray

•    Enough clothing

•    Fire extinguisher

•    Map, compass

•    Books, game boards, cards, puzzles

6.    Park your RV under a shade.

7.    Build your campfire away from the vehicle.

To build your campfire, begin in an area where nothing else will potentially catch fire that you do not want to burn.  Build a fire ring with rocks to contain your fire so the grass will not catch and spread.  

Start with easy burning tinder like dry needles of pine, wood shavings, paper or tiny twigs.

Put your broken dry twigs carefully placed atop the tinder, which is where your will start.

Then place some sticks in a teepee style over the small twigs and tinder, making sure there is less space in between the sticks, tinder and teepee.

Once your fire rises up, add more twigs, then logs.

8.    Safety on campfires.  Make sure you attend to your campfire always and extinguish it before you go inside your RV to sleep by splashing water on it.

9.    Before leaving the campsite, walk around completely your RV to examine that all electric wires, sewer and water are unhooked and check if the Television antenna is put down.

Likewise, clean around the campsite making sure you leave it as it was before you came.  Bring your trash with you.

Enjoy the campfire, Respect & enjoy nature and enjoy the trip; DO NOT LITTER!  This really is an excellent family treat!

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 Knowing what lies ahead is half the battle.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Pests in your Garden


If we could garden without any interference from the pests which attack plants, then indeed gardening would be easy and everyone would do it. But all the time we must watch out for these little foes - little in size, but tremendous in the havoc they make. 

As human illness may often be prevented by healthful conditions, so pests may be kept away by strict garden cleanliness. Heaps of waste are brothels for the breeding of insects. I do not think a compost pile will do the harm, but UN-kept, uncared-for spots seem to invite trouble. 

There are certain ways of keeping pests down. The constant stirring up of the soil by earthworms is an aid in keeping the soil open to air and water. Many of our common birds feed upon insects. The sparrows, robins, chickadees, meadow larks and orioles are all examples of birds who help in this way. Some insects feed on other and harmful insects. Some kinds of ladybugs do this good deed. The ichneumon-fly helps too. And toads are wonders in the number of insects they can consume at one meal. The toad deserves very kind treatment from all of us, they are very special critters.

Each gardener should try to make her or his garden into a place attractive to birds and toads. A good birdhouse, grain sprinkled about in early spring, a water-place, are invitations for birds to stay a while in your garden. If you wish toads, fix things up for them too. During a hot summer day a toad likes to rest in the shade. By night he is ready to go forth to eat but not to kill, since toads prefer live food. How can one "fix up" for toads? Well, one thing to do is to prepare a retreat, quiet, dark and damp. A few stones of some size underneath the shade of a shrub with perhaps a carpeting of damp leaves, would appear very fine to a toad. 

There are two general classes of insects known by the way they do their work. One kind gnaws at the plant really taking pieces of it into its system. This kind of insect has a mouth fitted to do this work. Grasshoppers and caterpillars are of this sort. The other kind sucks the juices from a plant. This, in some ways, is the worst sort. Plant lice belong here, aphids, as do mosquitoes, which prey on us. All the scale insects fasten themselves on plants, and suck out the life of the plants. 

Now can we fight these chaps? The gnawing fellows may be caught with poison sprayed upon plants, which they take into their bodies with the plant. The Bordeaux mixture which is a poison sprayed upon plants for this purpose.  

In the other case the only thing is to attack the insect direct. So certain insecticides, as they are called, are sprayed on the plant to fall upon the insect. They do a deadly work of attacking, in one way or another, the body of the insect.  

Sometimes we are troubled with underground insects at work. You have seen a garden covered with ant hills. Here is a remedy, but one of which you must be careful. 

This question is constantly being asked, 'How can I tell what insect is doing the destructive work?' Well, you can tell partly by the work done, and partly by seeing the insect itself. This latter thing is not always so easy to accomplish. I had cutworms one season and never saw one. I saw only the work done. If stalks of tender plants are cut clean off be pretty sure the cutworm is abroad. What does he look like? Well, that is a hard question because his family is a large one. Should you see sometime a grayish striped caterpillar, you may know it is a cutworm. But because of its habit of resting in the ground during the day and working by night, it is difficult to catch sight of one. The cutworm is around early in the season ready to cut the flower stalks of the hyacinths. When the peas come on a bit later, he is ready for them. A very good way to block him off is to put paper collars, or tin ones, about the plants. These collars should be about an inch away from the plant. 

Of course, plant lice are more common. Those we see are often green in colour. But they may be red, yellow or brown. Lice are easy enough to find since they are always clinging to their host. As sucking insects they have to cling close to a plant for food, and one is pretty sure to find them. But the biting insects do their work, and then go hide. That makes them much more difficult to deal with. 

Rose slugs do great damage to the rose bushes. They eat out the body of the leaves, so that just the veining is left. They are soft-bodied, green above and yellow below.  

A beetle, the striped beetle, attacks young melons and squash leaves. It eats the leaf by riddling out holes in it. This beetle, as its name implies, is striped. The back is black with yellow stripes running lengthwise.  

Then there are the slugs, which are garden pests. The slug will devour almost any garden plant, whether it be a flower or a vegetable. They lay lots of eggs in old rubbish heaps. Do you see the good of cleaning up rubbish? The slugs do more harm in the garden than almost any other single insect pest. You can discover them in the following way. There is a trick for bringing them to the surface of the ground in the day time. You see they rest during the day below ground. So just water the soil in which the slugs are supposed to be. How are you to know where they are? They are quite likely to hide near the plants they are feeding on. So water the ground with some nice clean lime water. This will disturb them, and up they'll poke to see what the matter is. 

Beside these most common of pests, pests which attack many kinds of plants, there are special pests for special plants. Discouraging, is it not? Beans have pests of their own; so have potatoes and cabbages. In fact, the vegetable garden has many inhabitants. In the flower garden lice are very bothersome, the cutworm and the slug have a good time there, too, and ants often get very numerous as the season advances. But for real discouraging insect troubles the vegetable garden takes the prize. If we were going into fruit to any extent, perhaps the vegetable garden would have to resign in favour of the fruit garden. 

A common pest in the vegetable garden is the tomato worm. This is a large yellowish or greenish striped worm. Its work is to eat into the young fruit. 

A great, light green caterpillar is found on celery. This caterpillar may be told by the black bands, one on each ring or segment of its body. 

The squash bug may be told by its brown body, which is long and slender, and by the disagreeable odour from it when killed. The potato bug is another fellow to look out for. It is a beetle with yellow and black stripes down its crusty back. The little green cabbage worm is a perfect nuisance. It is a small caterpillar and smaller than the tomato worm. These are perhaps the most common of garden pests by name.  

I sure hope this has enlightened you.


Thursday, July 19, 2012

Instant Money Network Review - Scam?

A full and honest review of the Instant Money Network.

The Instant Money Network Is NOT a Scam!

It does work, I use it - the conversion rates are good, you cant go wrong here...


This is one of the few online programs that will actually make you money with no cost or monthly fees!

  That's right - and why would YOU pay to work?

I have been with this company for a while now and it was actually the only thing making me decent money from the net.  Don't get me wrong it isn't a get rich quick scheme and it isn't just a fly by night quick cash scam.  You actually have to work at it to make it work for you - it is a real business that you have to keep up with and manage daily to keep it making you money.

I have been marketing online for a few years and this is by far the best program I have come across.

Sure there are other programs like this one but they are no match for our conversion rates!


This system pays out daily and "sells" if you will, very easily, even though you aren't selling anything.  You will be referring people to free offers from fortune five hundred companies that people are very familiar with.  People want and need these services anyway so they are very willing to complete the offers that you provide to them.  On top of that they will receive the free optimized software that you will be using to promote the program to them. No Need to BUILD A WEBSITE.

Each time someone completes their trail offers you will receive at the least $20 per completion.  You will have an excellent back office all completely set up for you with an auto responder and a high converting video coded to you with your phone number to help you get referrals. We have a great group set up to help you learn how to market our program and share ideas with each other to make us succeed.




This program has REALLY turned our type of Internet Marketing (CPA cost per action) into a TEAM EFFORT.  Unlike other programs like ours where your referring agent gets you "IN", gets paid,  and never talks to you again.  We want our referrals to succeed.  There is a huge amount of training available all the way from the newbie to the seasoned pro!

We provide training for your so you will succeed - FOR FREE!!


To become a part of this, all you need to do is click one of the links on this post, watch the video (the same one that will be coded to you), put in your information that is requested by the auto responder, watch and listen to the second video, follow the instructions, click the link for step one and complete one offer to complete step one of the program.  Then you will need to complete between 2 and up to 2 offers to complete step two of the program.  After you have completed step one and two Click on step three to  get your optimized back office software with a free auto responder, capture page, campaign URL generator used to track where your referrals are coming in from, analytic tracking and an ability to email your lead list with other offers.  Again, Why Build a Website and try to drive traffic to it when you could:


I highly recommend this program to any one - I would even recommend this to my Grandmother.







Friday, July 13, 2012

Using an Auto Responder To Grow Your List

One necessity of building your e-mail list is an Auto Responder.

Of course there are many of these programs out there and most of them are pretty expensive. 

 I am sure you have opted into an e-mail list yourself at one time or another.  You are basically saying that it is OK to contact you again with other offers.  You have the option to opt out at any time by clicking a link in an e-mail typically.  Lists are the key to money on the internet - you will not make serious income without one - it is possible to make money without one but it will not be substantial.  These lists are the main way internet and affiliate marketers get your information so they may contact you in the future with their new offers.

  If you receive more than one e-mail for the same product you have more of an incline to purchase the product - its been proven.  

With an Auto Responder you will have the ability to 
  • Create professional squeeze pages to pull info from your customers to build your list.  
  • Create a series of letters to promote your product that will automatically be sent to your list.
  • Bring visitors back to your site with targeted follow up messages.   
  • Quickly build rapport, brand recognition, and customer loyalty.
  • Automatically deliver product information and training.
  • Easily track your open rates.
  • Engage your readers with visually stunning newsletters.
  • Send your message right away or schedule for future broadcast.
  • Quickly Create repeat visitors and repeat sales.
  • Easily track your click-throughs.

Not only is it the easiest to use but it is the cheapest per month with what I believe to be the best format on the whole internet.


The key to success is to keep your message in front of the right people. 
 TrafficWave.net provides powerful email marketing solutions to help you generate targeted prospect lists, publish newsletters, and efficiently communicate with your core customers.

 Traffic Wave Auto Responder offers a Thirty day free trial!

After that there is a small monthly fee that one sale of your product will probably cover.

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  • Schedule Broadcasts With a Mouse-Click.
    Set up your AutoResponder to send a special offer or letter to a single subscriber, a group of subscribers or your entire database with a single click. Send your broadcast instantly or schedule it to go out at a later date. Great for reminders and seasonal offers!

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    Using our powerful AdTracking technology, you can track the effectiveness of each letter in your Email Marketing campaigns. In addition, this same technology can track any online advertising. You can know which ads are producing subscribers and even more important... which letters are converting those subscribers to customers.   

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    Easily integrate AutoResponder subscription forms into your own web site by copying form code from your back office. Subscription forms can be customized to look and feel like a seamless part of your web site. This is a great way to boost your Email Marketing lists.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

What Is The Paleo Diet - Here It Is Explained

What Is The Paleo Diet You Ask?

The Paleo Diet is an all natural diet that goes back to our roots before domesticated cows, white sugar, and preservatives.  It is the only nutritionally balanced plan that works with your bodies natural inner working instead of against it.  Since it works with you instead of against you, you will feel energetic, rested, and stronger than ever. There have been many studies that show  that our modern ways of man made preservatives, sweeteners,  over refined, and over processed foods, and lack of exercise are the root causes for most of the health problems today.  It is speculated that one of the root causes of some of our modern diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer's, infertility, and many more like Parkinson's and a large amount of the largely known auto immune diseases.

The Paleo Diet is basically a hunter gatherer diet and it says it is good to eat  fruits, vegetables, lean meats, seafood, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats. It is bad to eat dairy, grains, processed foods, processed sugars, legumes alcohol and starches.  Some peoples bodies reject certain foods and triggers an auto immune response.   Autoimmunity is a reaction in which our bodies own immune system attacks “us.” Normally the immune system protects us from bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections. The immune system identifies a foreign invader, attacks it, and ideally clears the infection, just as it would if you received a donor organ that wasn't a match to you. To learn more click here.

 When an auto immune response is triggered a reaction occurs when a person's own tissues are confused as a foreign tissue or substance and the immune system attacks the tissue. Common forms of autoimmunity include Multiple Sclerosis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Vitiligo to name only a tiny fraction of autoimmune diseases. Elements of autoimmunity are likely at play in conditions as seemingly unrelated as Schizophrenia, infertility, and various forms of cancer.

It has been shown that all of these so-called "unrelated" diseases share a common cause: damage to the intestinal lining which allows large, undigested food particles to make their way into the body. This is called leaky gut syndrome.  I have been researching this topic for some time.  I too have an auto immune disease - Ulcerative Colitis.  If you have never heard of this or have been recently diagnosed with UC or Crohn's I suggest you read this book - The Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Bible.  I have struggled with this horrible disease for over fifteen years.  I visited Dr. after Dr. with the same results, Take these new pills and change your diet to high fiber and if you have a flare up just take these steroids or try this or try that - well we aren't really sure what will work for you...  I got really tired of this.  I went to a new Dr. and while he didn't cure me or get me into remission he pointed me in the right direction - unknowingly.  He asked me what I like to call the magic question, that I had never heard of.  He said "Have you ever been tested for Celiacs disease?"  I of course had no idea what that was and I, being very inquisitive as I am, asked what the hell is that?  He then went on to explain  to me that it is an allergy to the Gluten in wheat, rye, and barley. I started researching immediately.

What I found was a whole community of people who have been trying for some time to get this allergy noticed by Dr.'s as a real problem, and get a decent market going for Gluten Free food that TASTES GOOD! Especially Bread and desserts.  Here is a link to a great GF Dessert Cookbook and the best bread I have found is UDI"S, they make buns, bread, bagels, English muffins and much much more.  I tried not eating anything with gluten in it for a week - what a difference!!  So I stuck with it and kept researching. I have read many books and researched many products that claim to be the miracle diet. Some of which are worth having - here is a link to a great Celiacs Cookbook. What it all boils down to is that some people are allergic to certain foods and they do not even know they are. As described above these foods can trigger an auto immune response and cause your intestinal lining to be attacked by your immune system causing, it to become porous and in turn giving you leaky gut syndrome.  There is a great book called Clean by A. Junger, a must read.  The leaky gut syndrome causes all kinds of horrible diseases that can be eliminated and most in just a few weeks - these are the diseases you have suffered with for years - gone in a few weeks.

It just takes a diet change - I know that's what I thought- again? another diet change? this is bull.  But if you think about it, it all makes sense. If the food you are eating triggers an auto immune response and your body is attacking itself you should quit eating those foods right?  There are tiny cells that make up a kind of carpet in your intestines called villi they are what absorbs the nutrients and water out of the food you eat creating formed stools.  When you have Celiacs disease these are confused - if you will - with the gluten and the immune system attacks the villi causing a variety of problems.

The Paleo diet takes all these foods that are known allergens out of the picture.  It is kind of a miracle diet, at least it has been for me.  It takes all the other diets for UC, Crohn's and other auto immune diseases and kinda combines them all into one, the other books are great also with their own recipes, but this one works for most of those health issues.  What I found is that if you follow the diet and RETURN  TO NORMAL,you can experiment with some of the BAD foods one at a time and find what is BAD for You in particular and then just avoid THOSE foods.  You will know right away which ones they are because the jont pain and the stomach cramps, the bloating, the diarrhea, and what ever other symptoms you may have will return within four hours for sure. 

Here are some of the recipe books that I recommend they have tons of recipes and lots of pictures and is in e-book format so you can print just the pages you need instead of having a big bulky book to lug around.  You can even save it to a flash drive or cd to have a backup - computers aren't always reliable...Paleo Recipe BookPaleo Cookbook .Com Paleo Smoothies. Let me know what you think of these books, feed back is great.

I hope I gave you some insight on the Paleo diet and how it may help you.  It is helping me I am almost through testing all the foods that I think I can't live without to see how they affect me.  So far things are going very well.

I hope This Helps 
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Sunday, July 01, 2012


As I have said it is essential to have traffic to your blog or your website for it to be successful.
Here I will discuss what I have found through lots of trial and error.  I have spent countless hours on this computer trying to figure out how to get people to like my blog and want to check out my super high quality well written (in my mind) content.  It didn't work.  You cannot just make a blog and expect people to JUST FIND IT.  IT DOESN'T WORK.  

First of all it takes time and lots of it.  It can take up to 3 or 4 months before your blog takes off.  

There are many SEO options that I have learned through my months and months of trying to figure this out. There are of course the traffic exchanges which will get your numbers up, and I have used them, but it isn't the kind of traffic you are looking for. Traffic exchanges are just that and nothing more. People do not go there to look at your site, they click through just like I did to get my credits not even looking at what I am clicking on and hoping someone sees me. Even though I was doing the same thing they were. Goofy right? But if all you are after is numbers it works great. I even promote one such site still as you can see in my past posts...only because it worked well and it was cheap enough for beginners to get into.  

One such SEO trick is to create meta tags in the HTML code of your blog.  Some blogs automatically have meta tags but they do not always have all the meta tags needed for Search Engine Optimization.  Some people say that the big search engines do not look for keywords anymore but I disagree.  Once I added a meta tag for keywords, and a few others, my traffic increased.   There is a website called http://seotools.bloggertricks.com/ there you will find awesome tricks to optimize your blog or website for the big search engines.  They offer a free meta tag builder that you can copy and paste into your blog's HTML - NICE!

Another little trick I have learned is to use social marketing - I am sure you all have a facebook page.   I actually do not have a facebook page because I cannot stand the drama.  I do however have a facebook fan-page which isn't as effective because I cannot connect on the personal level with my visitors.  I may get there someday but for now I will stick to a fan-page.  But enough of that, social networks are a great way to get your sit out there fast. it is basically word of mouth advertising which has been proven time and again to be the best advertising method out there. There are many social networks out there they can be viewed here -


Another good trick is to write keyword rich content that the big search engines will pick up on.  There are many free tools for this also but my favorite is by Google themselves.  Yes believe it or not they want you to succeed also but the net is soo flooded with scammers and hacks that they have become very cautious. And we basically have to prove ourselves to them nowadays.  Here is the link for the Google Keyword Search Tool - it's free - Google Keyword Tool

Another method and one of the most effective is to create back-links to your site. The more back-links you have out there the higher you rank, it's simple really.This is done organically by visiting a ton of other blogs and websites and leaving a quality post in their comment section and leave a link to your site in the post.  If you just go to sites and leave your URL in the comments section it will get removed, you will create a bad name for yourself, and be accused of spamming.  Another way is to buy back-links to your site, this can get expensive.  People are paying hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars to get their website or blog noticed.

If you follow along and do a lot of research you will succeed.  Most people give up on blogging in the first three months, but as I stated above it might take that long or longer to even start to get noticed.  Do not let the people around you talk you down or get you to believe that your online marketing or advertising adventure is stupid or will not work.  
 It does work.
You just have to know how to get noticed.

I will send you 5,000 high quality back-links for a small fee of $25.00 
This is like stealing from me, I could sell these for at least $100.00 all day long.
I have found that if you are able to help people and you do, you will be rewarded with riches beyond your dreams.  While I am not rich financially I am in just about every other aspect of life.
I have figured out something and I am paying it forward!

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I hope this helps you and your internet ventures.

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