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Free Advanced Search Tools For Home Buyers

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015

If you are currently in the market for a home, you will find my website an excellent resource. The site is continually updated with new and valuable information to aid in your decision making process. The search feature allows you to filter thousands of listings based on attributes that you select. You can simply search for houses in a certain area and price range, or you can look for houses that fit your specific style. If you know you want a brick house with gas heat and a garage, you can get the results you’re looking for. Most real estate websites don’t offer that degree of choice. By signing up with the Property Research Center, which is free, you have access to features that will help you find and organize the listings that best fit your needs: Saved Searches allow you to preserve your searches for reference at a later time. You can easily maintain lists of properties that match your criteria without having to re-enter any information, and there is no limit to the number of searches you can save....

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Foundational Aspects of Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga Workshop Series in Atlanta

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Join Jennifer Smith Yoga for a breakthrough, 4-part yoga workshop experience at Atlanta Hot Yoga… -Use the strength of your legs effectively -Harness the power of Bandhas -Learn and Perfect Transitions from Asana to Asana in Practice -Protect Your Shoulders and Back during Practice In this 4-part series of workshops you will master the basics of practice through the exploration of various key foundational aspects of alignment, from transitions (namaskar, vinyasa), standing asana, strength builders, forward folds and backbends. Each segment builds on its predecessor, and within Jennifer encourages and guides students to delve deeply through foundational aspects of practice which inevitably lead to meaningful and lasting transformation, on and off the mat. -Workshops 1 & 2 emphasize breath, band has, surya namaskar, and standing asanas. -Workshop 3: Features teachings on seated asanas, including forward folds, twists and strength builders. -Workshop 4: You will be led toward the bliss and artful grasp of inversions and backbends. For best results, we recommend students take part in all workshops, however, this is not a requirement. Homework is assigned. Each session is suitable for ALL...

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Athens Georgia’s Own Thayer Sarrano

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015

Thayer Sarrano is forging her own path into a southern- psych-dreamland, bottling up ghosts and bringing them to life through her ethereal desert rock hymns. The tones tremble and bend, layered in swirling atmospherics. The angelic voice will pull you in close to share devastatingly beautiful and heart-breaking secrets, while shadowy figures dance in the background. This is music that envelops the listener and may transport you to another world or time. A magical place that is melancholic and haunting, yet bursting with heavenly light.

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Gigantic Watermelon Slicer Tested

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015

BS TESTS has been awfully quiet until this most recent injustice awakened the Bull into a snarling mess of disappointment. This is a Watermelon Slicer that was purchased at Sam’s Club last summer and was never used until recently.  Currently it is not available and hopefully that will save you from making the mistake of throwing away ten plus dollars. First, the instructions suggest cutting both ends of the melon.  I guess without the old watermelon cutting knife that seem to work just fine, step one would not be possible.  This may also require a cutting board and lots of paper towels.  The flatter the end cut, we have learned the better it works.   Step 2: Place it on its circular juice catching tray, which oddly has a whole in the center so that the maximum amount of sticky juice squirts through it, onto your counter top. Step 3: Press the blades on top of the cut melon and push with as much force as you can humanly muster.  This may not be enough.  I can assure you this is...

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Best Pizza Places by Scoop OTP

Best Pizza Places by Scoop OTP

Aug 16, 2015

Scoop OTP‘s contributor Joe Duffy ranks the top pizza places outside the perimeter of Atlanta. No cuisine or food item is more demonstrative of the skyrocketing quality of suburban dining options than pizza. It was not long ago that Del Pizzo’s in Suwanee was a godsend, a rare northern quality purveyor of pizza ensconced amongst LittleDominosPapaHuts galore. Here is to not longing for the bad ole days of the pizza chain of fools. The sobering scoop is that OTP is still burdened by a paucity of praiseworthy deep-dish alternatives since Roswell Tap transitioned from being restaurant-oriented to a watering hole for the middle-aged mini-van mafia. Victim of the transformation, the Saturday-only upper crust deep-dish pizza was sliced (so to speak) from the menu. A few Brazilian pizza curators have also come and gone. Sumptuous foodie recompense has been the light-speed proliferation of Neapolitan pizza transmigration, mirroring the precedence set by New York style vendors. Risking being accused of cheesy puns, our crusty food critic is sure to provoke saucy debate with this mushrooming list of elite OTP pizzerias. Pizza OTP 11) Bobby G’s Chicago Eatery (Milton) A common myth is that Chicago-style pizza is synonymous with deep dish. Bobby G’s destroys that urban legend with righteous Chicago thin crust pizza. Admittedly, Bobby G’s edges out several other “best of” candidates because Chicago pizza is such a scarce commodity OTP. Despite their failed business model of franchising, this now one and only whereabouts does the Windy City justice. 10) Double Zero Napoletana (Atlanta) Just a notch outside the perimeter, named after the signature flour required for authentic wood-fire pizza, they were among the first to transport the style north of Georgia Tech. 9) LaBella’s Pizzeria (Marietta) Trusted sources tell us they have become “hit-or-miss.” Perhaps not coincidently, they were put on my radar screen at least 15 years ago by a New York bred pastry chef. La Bella’s superior dough is the tipping point ensuring their inclusion. 8) Alpine Bakery & Trattoria (Alpharetta) Dispensing pizza was the second of three well-orchestrated phases: bakery, pizzeria, and trattoria. Our affection for their pizza traces back to when they offered takeout only one block from their current address. Yes,...

Anderson’s Sunflower Field Opens Tuesday

Anderson’s Sunflower Field Opens Tuesday

Jul 24, 2015

Where is a great and unique place in Cumming, GA to take family photos or graduation photos? Where can I see and purchase sunflowers?

Gigantic Watermelon Slicer Tested

Gigantic Watermelon Slicer Tested

Jul 3, 2015

BS TESTS has been awfully quiet until this most recent injustice awakened the Bull into a snarling mess of disappointment. This is a Watermelon Slicer that was purchased at Sam’s Club last summer and was never used until recently.  Currently it is not available and hopefully that will save you from making the mistake of throwing away ten plus dollars. First, the instructions suggest cutting both ends of the melon.  I guess without the old watermelon cutting knife that seem to work just fine, step one would not be possible.  This may also require a cutting board and lots of paper towels.  The flatter the end cut, we have learned the better it works.   Step 2: Place it on its circular juice catching tray, which oddly has a whole in the center so that the maximum amount of sticky juice squirts through it, onto your counter top. Step 3: Press the blades on top of the cut melon and push with as much force as you can humanly muster.  This may not be enough.  I can assure you this is not something the average Mom can manage without inverting into a complete handstand over the fruity prey.     Here is what it looks like after I pulled a hamstring and blew out my elbow.  I know it looks very pretty and inviting but the slices are so thick an adult mouth is stretched trying to eat just one slice.  I guess you could break out the old watermelon knife and slice each wedge in half, twice for the children.   Although this was not pleasurable the first try, to be fair we went again for a second time.  The blades were bent and in applying only enough force to get through the first inch or so the handle snapped and cracked making gripping the top almost impossible.  Attempt 3 and 4 fared about the same. This product gets the lowest rating of 1 Bull for watermelon.  I would have tried other melons or even pineapple, but with a broken handle I will stick with my melon and paring knives.    ...