Friday, September 24, 2021

Why You Should Consider Hiring Entertainment for Your Event

Although everyone throws parties throughout their life: not everyone throws a memorable one.  Many parties these days are simple, just food and music coming out of a bluetooth connected speaker.  Although dancing and eating can be nice, they’re not the only two forms of entertainment out there.

If you’re ready to kick your party-host game up to the next level: here’s why you should consider hiring entertainment for your event.

It Will Create Memories Your Guests Talk About Forever

The best part of throwing a party is the reactions you get from people.  A well-thrown party means that you can enjoy praise and clout from people telling you how fun it is and talking about it on social media.  This type of party also inspires conversations and compliments about it that can last for years.


People won't remember a boring birthday party and just dancing and eating pizza, but they will remember a great party with drag queens and a contortionist on parade!

A Way to Pump Up And Excite The Crowd

Although booking entertainment can seem daunting, it's a great way to excite those attending the party!  Having your favorite song play on the speakers is nice, but it's an extraordinary feeling when a cover band is singing it and rocking out to the music!  You can excite and thrill the crowd by hiring a hype man to talk it up and interact with people.  There's nothing wrong with trying to make sure everyone has a great time.

The Chance to Support Local Artists

Local musicians and artists often don’t get enough work.  Although they're incredibly skilled and work hard at what they do, they often feel like they're not going to make it big any time soon.  By hiring a local artist, you get to have a hand in their career and possibly boost them up to more popularity!  Of course, you're also engaging and paying them, which funds their passion even further.

A Way To Push A Party’s Theme Further

If you’re throwing a 1980s party and aren't sure what's missing: why not hire a Madonna celebrity impersonator?  Consider using an entertainer to boost whatever theme your event already has.  This could mean getting musicians that can play music from the era of hiring drag queens that understand the fun and glamor of a Vegas-themed party.  Don't be afraid to get creative!

The Opportunity to Have More People Attend

When people who aren't sure about a party hear that you have live performers: they'll be far more likely to attend.  It's not every day you get to see live performances, and people love to enjoy new experiences and have fun while they're doing it.  If you're nervous about too few people attending, to be worth it: announce you'll have live acrobats performing on stage and watch your entire invite list immediately. RSVP to your event!  


Every party is different, but almost every event can benefit from having a live performer who loves what they’re doing.  Although it can be hard to pick the perfect choice for yourself: have fun with it! Image source: pixabay


Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Physical and Mental Activities for Elder’s Diversion

Physiological changes occur as we get older, transformation in structure and functioning of the body takes place over a lifespan. Thus, lifestyle choices may slow down as we enter the prime phase of our lives.

This Covid-19 pandemic has changed older people's daily routines, as they are likely to get very sick from contracting the virus. They are facing new difficulties being confined at home. They cannot carry out their regular activities due to the lockdown measures.

Physical and mental activity, personal health checks, and proper nutrition are the things that need to be considered to improve their health and well-being while staying at home.

Online Games

To help them cope with stress and soothe their mind, a deck of playing cards can be useful. No doubt that they will be entertained playing their all-time favorite solitaire game. My mom has this solitaire gadget however for some unknown reason it suddenly doesn’t work anymore. 

She doesn’t want the playing cards so I searched for an online solitaire game and come across solitaire.org. It is not only entertaining but it also provides the perfect alone time for my mom. She has tried the different versions of solitaire and likes Klondike the most.


Aside from Klondike, she also enjoys the
Daily Word Search as it helps her improve her memory.

Gardening

Gardening is made easy these days, all you need to start planting like seeds, plants, soil, pots, and tools can be easily bought online.

It will also be a good form of exercise, take advantage too of the morning sun while planting and watering plants.

Growing their vegetable or flower garden will be a satisfying activity for seniors.

Reading or Writing

Improve mental activity through reading. There are also a lot of free and paid e-books on the internet. Writing can also be a past-time.

Music therapy

Music can uplift the mood; it has a positive effect especially for elders. Play their favorite musical genres. Bring back those happy memories by playing meaningful songs and music of their time.

Regular Exercise

Depending on the age, daily exercise may vary. Simple walking just around the house, stationary biking, simple stretching can do as long as it will be done regularly to help them improve their balance, fitness, and mobility.

Enjoy watching movies

One of the perks of living in this era is internet technology. The whole family can enjoy movie watching with their senior members in the comforts of their home as there are a lot of apps and streaming platforms that offer thousands of movies and tv series to choose from.



Explore a variety of hobbies

Let them choose the hobby they want to keep them busy especially during times of extreme boredom. It can be simple carpentry, crocheting, cross-stitching, or any other form of hobby that can diffuse any tension in their mind or body and fill up their idle time.

Physical activity and mental relaxation techniques can be valuable tools to help our elders remain calm. Remember what is most important is the care and support they receive, their ability to stay socially connected, and how they are perceived.

 

Friday, September 03, 2021

Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Top 99 Deals You Can’t Miss at Shopee’s 9.9 Super Shopping Day

MANILA, SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 - Are you ready for the start of Shopee’s most exciting, action-packed shopping season yet? September marks the start of the busy -ber months, so if you want to get a head start on all your holiday shopping, you’ve come to the right place. 

This 9.9 Super Shopping Day, you can look forward to plenty of big discounts from your favorite electronics, fashion, beauty, and home & outdoors brands. If you want to begin budgeting for your shopping spree, check out Shopee’s Top 99 Deals this 9.9 to help you narrow down your wish list. These exciting, limited deals are exclusively available on September 9. Grab them while you can, because you’ll only see price drops like these from your favorite brands during 9.9 Super Shopping Day. Check them out by heading over to http://shopee.ph/m/top99


Meanwhile, take a sneak peek at the Top 9 Deals below:


Staying home with the whole fam? Make sure your house remains spick and span with Dyson V11 Fluffy+ Vacuum. It’s currently one of the most in-demand cordless vacuum cleaners on Shopee, and with 185AW suction power and a 60-minute run time, it’s not hard to see why.


Coffee lovers, we know you’ve had this Nespresso Inissia Coffee Maker on your wishlist for the longest time. This lightweight coffee machine comes equipped with an ergonomic handle, a folding drip tray, and a removable water tank that can hold 23.8 oz.


Curious to see what the air fryer fuss is all about? The Deerma KZ100 Air Fryer definitely lives up to the hype. Using its high-speed air circulation technology, you can whip up healthy food such as chicken, fish, sweet potatoes, corn, shrimp, and more in no time.


It’s important to stay thorough with cleaning routines during these times. Spray your bathroom with this Lysol Disinfectant Twin Pack. This hygiene essential dissolves the toughest toilet stains in seconds, kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, and deep cleans hard water stains, rust, and mineral deposits.


A sturdy pair of denim jeans is a good investment you’ll get much use out of in years to come. This pair of Levi's Engineered Jeans provides a comfortable and relaxed fit, making it perfect for easy everyday style.


Calling all moms: now’s the time to stock up on baby essentials at great prices! Make sure to grab a few packs of Enfagrow A+ Powdered Milk, which contains a brain-boosting combination of MFGM Pro with DHA to support your child's holistic development.


If you’ve been feeling stressed lately, a much-needed self-care pamper sesh might do you some good. Pat the tension away with Lancôme Youth Activator Serum, a concentrate that has been hailed by the beauty community as a miracle in a bottle. After cleansing and toning, apply this lightweight product to your face to keep your skin smooth, refined, and radiant.


Start a healthier routine from home and achieve the recommended number of steps per day with Ovicx Q2S Plus Treadmill. Its compact, foldable design will help you save space. It comes with a smart LCD display, Bluetooth functionality, and a tablet or phone holder.


Is the humid weather wreaking havoc on your skin? Integrate the Laneige Water Sleeping Mask Set into your nighttime skincare routine. This 9.9 Super Shopping Day exclusive includes Laneige’s Water Sleeping Mask EX, Cica Sleeping Mask, and Lip Sleeping Mask Berry for a brighter and clearer complexion.


This 9.9 Super Shopping Day, you can also enjoy discounts up to 90% off on brands such as Abbott, Havaianas, Maybelline, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive, Breyleemall.ph, Del Monte, Unilever Beauty, Adidas, P&G Beauty, Enfagrow, Huawei, Vivo, Pampers, Realme, and Xiaomi. 


Enjoy the convenience of going cashless with ShopeePay, your all-in-one e-wallet. Top up your ShopeePay wallet conveniently now until September 8 through your debit card, online banking, or over-the-counter payment partners to enjoy exclusive ShopeePay promos such as up to 50% Bills Cashback when you pay for Meralco, Maynilad, and more; up to 50% off on mobile load; and ShopeePay ₱1 Deals from Puregold, Seaoil, Potato Corner, and more. 


Until September 11, get the chance to win ₱100 worth of free money by activating your ShopeePay wallet, verifying your account, making a purchase worth at least 100 using ShopeePay, and signing up at https://shopee.ph/m/shopee-p-100-for-all.


For more deals this 9.9 Super Shopping Day, visit https://shopee.ph/m/99


Download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.


Thursday, July 08, 2021

Pull Out Kitchen Taps – Black is the Colour

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When you’re choosing taps for a kitchen, it’s best to consider your options carefully and choose the best possible tap for the required job rather than simply selecting the cheapest taps available.

When you buy a kitchen tap, you don’t just buy a tap but rather invest in something that may last you a lifetime if done right like any other investment. By investing a little more, you are promised the kitchen tap with the performance and efficiency you need without having to worry about replacements and repairs.

When choosing a kitchen tap, understand the style of your kitchen – is it contemporary or traditional? There are a number of taps options available in both modern and conventional vintage designs to suit any kitchen interior. Victorian style vintage kitchen taps will be ideal for farmhouse kitchen, while modern kitchen taps fit contemporary and designer kitchens.

Modern kitchen taps demonstrate clever features, which is ideal in today’s busy lifestyle to save time on everyday chores. The kitchen spray tap is becoming an increasingly popular option; it features a pull-out spray that allows you to clean pots or pans easily before you pop the pots in the dishwasher. A pull-out kitchen tap also provides a super-easy way to clean fruit and veggies.

There are even kitchen taps that supply instant hot water for tea and coffee.

Kitchen taps with a swivel spout can be moved out of the way for easier access to the sink.

There’s also a range of finishes available that blend perfectly with any kitchen interior. 


When searching for a brand new kitchen tap, you will notice a variety of finishes to make your choice from stainless steel, chrome, gold, nickel, white and black. Chrome has always been a classic favourite, but a matt black finish is becoming a prevalent choice among interior designers and homeowners.


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Black kitchen taps are ideal for making a statement in any contemporary kitchen and are becoming popular day by day for those with a designer taste. A matt black finish provides a perfect alternative to chrome; if you are looking for something unique, it will surely stand out in any kitchen interior. Choosing a black kitchen tap gives you not one but many reasons to opt for.


Choose something different

Kitchen taps usually feature steel or a chrome finish, and all though these are perfectly fine, sometimes you want something to stand out to set your kitchen apart. Having a black kitchen tap is a perfect way to achieve this and is very surprising too in an excellent way.


Black is THE Colour

When you fit a black kitchen tap, you can be assured that it will stand the test of time, even as interior trends change from season to season. Black will always remain the trend of the season yet add a contemporary touch to your kitchen. Whether your kitchen features an all-white minimalist décor or a bold red gloss theme, black kitchen taps fit in just effortlessly. 


Trending new resource-efficient black kitchen taps

Black kitchen taps with the latest technology can help save water efficiently. Some of the latest technology features for kitchen taps are leak-proof, reserving the water wastage without any drips or leaks. Kitchen taps with advanced multi-functions, including water spray that jet power away stubborn messes or taps that swivel 360 degrees and toggle between full and needle spray that dock easily with magnetic docking, are a perfect modern choice for a contemporary kitchen.

 

 Matching tips for your kitchen

  • Amalgamate the finish of your kitchen taps with cabinet handles or storage canister

  • Incorporate the colour and material of your sink with the tap, for example, brushed or stainless steel paired with each other.

  • Water hardness varies across the UK so, in hard water areas, consider buying a tap with a built-in filter to reduce limescale build-up

  • The water pressure of your tap needs to be compatible with your home’s water pressure. Gravity-fed systems have low pressure, while combi boilers have a higher pressure,

  • Ultimately, the choice of kitchen tap also depends on the way the kitchen tap is used and in what kind of environment for its longer life.


Whether you’re after a traditional kitchen tap or designer kitchen taps that feature contemporary looks, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect one.

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