Top Three Vacation Ideas for the Holiday Season

Going on vacation over the holiday season can be a stressful experience, even if you are the most zen-like of individuals. Long hours in the car, delays at the airport and even lost luggage can wreck your vacation plans before you have even starting relaxing. So why not explore different holiday options this festive season? In fact, you don’t even need to go abroad to have a relaxing and different kind of break with your family and loved ones. Here in the US, there are miles of national parks, cute small towns and sites of history that are just waiting for you to explore and enjoy – even when the weather gets colder. So don’t splash out on a package tour or cruise, when there’s hours of fun to be had much nearer to home. There’s nothing more romantic than exploring the seaside or enjoying some retail therapy and the Christmas holiday lights in one of the country’s larger cities. Even if you are more of a sun chaser, don’t despair, head to California or one of the southern states to … [Read more...]

What Does a Career in Nursing Have to Offer?

Not everyone is a budding Florence Nightingale and well suited to the nursing field. It takes several different disciplines to be a good nurse, including medical knowledge, good bedside manner, the ability to handle stressful situations, as well as not being squeamish at the sight of blood and having a predisposition to empathize with your patients. Let’s look at how a career in nursing can benefit you. A Chance to Care for Others Sitting at an office desk from 9-5 isn’t something that suits everyone. A few of us prefer to be on our feet moving around, talking to people and taking care of them. A more active, involved vocation is preferable to some people. If you’re a “people person” then that certainly helps, as stern looking nurses don’t inspire much confidence or an expectation of warmth from a sickly patient. For people who like to care for others and find themselves taking that role on naturally in their personal life, then working as a nurse is likely to be extremely … [Read more...]

A Beautiful Mind – Movie Review

  “A Beautiful Mind”, directed by Ron Howard and released in 2001 amazed crowds worldwide with the intricate story that sparked suspense, intrigue and a highly entertaining feature film. The story follows a mathematician by the name of Jonathan Nash, who in his rite is a certified genius. The narrative follows Nash on the grounds of Princeton where he and his intellectual  are on the conquest of achieving greatness within their field of study as well as finding suitable partners with whom to procreate. This aspect of the storyline establishes the baseline for the character by introducing people to the scene and setting. It interactions, cold to other people and straightforward with his manner of speech, in a way, painted him as an “anti-hero.” One of those people who you love to hate. However, seeing that Russell Crowe played the part, people could look past the character flaws of Jonathan Nash. However, a movie simply about mathematicians on Princeton would hardly spark … [Read more...]

Where to Go on Vacation – The Top Destinations in the World

Where to go on Vacation – The Top Destinations in the World   It is that time again when you and your family are trying to decide where to go on vacation this year. It is usually the point when everyone has a different idea of where they want to go. With the whole world to choose from, how can you begin to decide what place is the best? Depending on your preference and that of your family, you might want to lay in the sun and relax the whole holiday, or you might want an adventure and see things you haven’t witnessed before. With this list, you can choose from some of the best destinations in the world. Chile Chile may not be everyone’s first choice for a holiday. However, there are many things that this country has to offer the wise traveler. The country is 2,650-miles long, but never more than 150-miles wide. That means you can easily make a trip down the country and take in all the sights along the way. As well as having 36 national parks, it also has some of the most … [Read more...]

Win It Wednesday Huge List of Giveaways August 30

Why buy what you can win? Enter to win some of these great giveaways, keep the prizes for yourself or use them as gifts. Good luck!   Oxo Tot Mealtime Essentials Prize Ends 8/31 iPad Pro and other prizes Ends 9/5 Surface Pro and Messenger Bag Ends 9/4 Oros Phoenix Clothing 5 T-Shirts Ends 9/14 Diamond GHXS2150 Xtreme Sound 3.5mm Stereo Gaming Headset Ends 8/30 HP Laptop Ends 9/8 $50 GC of Choice or Cash Ends 9/22 Noise Cancelling Headphones Ends 9/2 Shu Eumura Makeup Gift Set Ends 9/1 iPad Pro Ends Ends 11/27 A Year of Cabot Creamery Cheese Ends 9/15 $200 GC Ends 8/31 $100 Amazon GC Ends 9/17 $50 … [Read more...]