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Ask Yourself These 5 Questions before You Ship a Package

October 14, 2016

These days, it is not uncommon for many people to have friends and family around the world, so when special occasions arise, you may find yourself headed to your local shipping store to send a package. While you could compare shipping rates between UPS, FedEx, and USPS and choose the absolute cheapest method to ship your package, you may not be happy with the end result. Before choosing a carrier, ask yourself these five questions to figure out which carrier offers the best rate and service for your specific package.

Local Events: Free Saturday Crafts for Kids in Southaven, MS

October 13, 2016

Crafts can be a great way to help children express creativity, develop fine motor skills, and bond with friends and family. If you live in Southaven, MS and are looking for places for the children in your life to enjoy craft time, check out the Free Saturday Crafts at the Sensory Shop. On Saturday, October 15, 2016, they will be using plain paper bags to create monster puppets. The children will then have the opportunity to use their creations to put on a puppet show.

Get the Tools to Cook like A Pro in Edwardsville, IL

September 30, 2016

After watching the Food Network, you may walk away inspired to create restaurant quality dishes in your own home. Without a formal culinary education, it can be intimidating to know where to start, but having the right tools will help you stay on track. Invest in a good set of knives, including a long serrated knife, a short serrated knife, a bird’s-beak knife, and a chef knife. These knives will cover the basics of anything you need to cut.

Get Involved In the Music Scene in Mobile, AL

September 29, 2016

In a 1986 interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Billy Joel said, “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture you're from, everyone loves music.” All the way back in the 80’s, Billy Joel was on to something. Beyond the pure enjoyment of it, studies reveal music can help both children and adults in a variety of ways. New research indicates music can help reduce stress and anxiety, and it can even help with physical pain management.