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Special Gift: 3 Ways to Personalize Wood Wine Boxes

A special gift deserves a unique box.

If that gift is a bottle of wine, you want to make sure it comes wrapped in a personalized wood box that says you took special care in putting it together. A wood box stands out in ways that no other gift packaging does. However, what could make it stand out more is a customized message inscribed on it that nails home the point that you really care about the recipient.

By personalizing wood wine boxes, you give them a special meaning, an attachment that makes one keep them around long after emptying their contents. To personalize a wood wine box, what you write on it should carry a meaning beyond words; an emotional attachment that hinges more on the sentimental than the inscription itself. To achieve this impact, consider the following ways of personalizing wood wine boxes.

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Don’t Commute: 5 Reasons You Should Bike to Work Instead

If you work in a busy city, you must be well aware of the troubles of commuting to work on a daily basis. The roads are too congested which results in you spending a lot of time in your car doing nothing.

The public transit is too crowded, so even though you are free to do whatever you want, you don’t really have the room to do as you wish. And if you are walking to work, well, you are one lucky person to even have ‘walking to work’ as an option.

If you don’t belong to that group of lucky people, you may, at some point in time, have considered the option of riding a bike to work. If you have, but did not act on it, we understand! There are too many variables to consider, and too many roadblocks (sometimes literally), in picking up the habit. If you are looking for some motivation to really do it, you have come to the right place. Below, we discuss some of the reasons why everyone who can bike to work, should bike to work!

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Business

So Suave: 7 Special Occasions to Wear a Leather Jacket

Leather jackets will never go out of style. That is a fact. Fashions come and go, but there is nothing quite as cool as a leather motorcycle jacket. They have been worn over the decades by celebrities, stuntmen, heads of state, punk bands, and beauty queens.

There is, however, some debate on how you wear the leather jacket. There are many different ways that you can complete an outfit when wearing a leather jacket. Let’s take a look at them now.

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Puppy Life: 6 Best Traits of a Siberian Husky Puppy

Having a pet you love can just make your life better. There’s little doubt that owning a Siberian Husky puppy can bring a lot of joy to your life. This is a special breed of dogs and one that offers a lot of advantages to the owner. If you’re looking for a new furry friend to call your own, this one may be it. Knowing some of the top reasons to choose this breed can be beneficial to you. Continue Reading

Food

Wine & Dine: 8 Types of White Wines for Novices

If you’re new to drinking wine, the selection available online and in the stores can seem overwhelming. With literally thousands of bottles available on the market today, how do you know which ones you should try first? This post will help identify some of the most common types of white wine that you can buy as a beginner, or that you can give to a beginning wine drinker.

Here are a few characteristics of wines, both red and white, that you may find helpful.

  • Tannin
    Mostly found in red wines, tannin is a compound that leaves behind an astringent feeling when you swallow. New wine drinkers sometimes dislike this taste sensation on their gums and teeth, so look for wines with low tannin.
  • Acidity
    Like all fruits, wine grapes have acids that make them refreshing and crisp. The acidity levels vary among different wines. As you drink, ask yourself how tart it is and if you like a more or less sour-tasting wine. Most new wine drinkers prefer wines with lower acidity.
  • Sweetness
    Sweeter wines tend to go down easier with new wine drinkers; however, that doesn’t mean that a new wine drinker has to drink sweet wine, or that an experienced wine drinker has to stay away from sweet wines. If you like wines that are a bit sweet, look for ones that have higher alcohol content, but stay away from wines with “dry” on the label.

Really, it’s up to each individual, but white wines are lighter-bodied and usually easier on the palate for new drinkers as compared to red wines. Here are a few types of white wines for those new to wine.

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Business

Fancy Houses: 7 Essential Tasks When Staging a Luxury Home

One of the surest strategies of selling a luxury home quickly is through home staging. Staging your home dramatically unveils its full potential by allowing potential clients a sneak peek into how they would feel once they purchase the home.

Effective luxury home staging not only requires careful attention to detail, but it also necessitates a thorough understanding of current trends in luxury décor and furniture. To achieve the greatest impact with your home staging, we recommend the following seven tasks.

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Miscellaneous

Locked & Guarded: 10 Effective Techniques to Secure Your Home

Data collected by the Conference Board shows that Canada’s burglary rate is lower than nine of its peer countries, at 578 burglaries per 100,000 people. Having said that, there’s no reason to neglect security at your home. It’s up to you to protect yourself and your home from intruders. If you’re looking for some effective home security ideas, keep reading.

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Health

Keep Calm & Carry On: 6 Anger Management Tips to Tame Your Temper

Many people have anger issues but only some of them can really see it. Others don’t think it is a problem, even though it may be. It can be a really frustrating thing to deal with. It can also be very difficult to deal with or even overcome. Yet, it is possible.

Having anger issues can be due to any number of reasons. It may be a side effect of a medication. It could be for some reason that’s deep within you that you just cannot identify. People who were once easygoing and carefree may find that they have anger problems later on in life. To try and manage these problems, let’s take a look at some helpful tips to help you manage your anger.

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