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To Shout Out or Not To Shout Out? Is that even a Question?? - 06/29/11 08:18 PM
To shout out or not to shout out? Is that even a question? So we are admitting to lurking and learning from quite a few folks here in ActiveRain and are very embarrassed and proud to say we have our very FIRST FEATURED BLOG and GOLD STAR ~ Okay, you can all stop clapping and cheering ~ We made many mistakes along the way, cut and paste (yup we did), quoted articles,(seriously) never bothered to say hello (hello, everyone), didn't introduce ourselves (Hi, we are new to ActiveRain), never wrote our Hello, This is our First blog, waited to take classes (17 comments)
Computers ~ Sometimes get the best of us... - 06/29/11 10:14 AM
My computer is not always my friend ~ I really try to not let it get the best of me ~ Some days are better than others ~ It amazes me, frustrates me, thrills me, entertains me and allows me to take control ~ Then there are the days when I don't have a clue....
Uncorked by the Sea is starting the July 4th Celebration on Thursday with an All-American tasting to support their "Good Wines For a Great Cause" project. Join them and sample a selection of tasty All-American wines Uncorked by the Sea will feature five of their favorite home grown wines and if you taste something you really like, you can purchase a glassful. Special pricing will be available for bottle purchases. The cost for the wine tasting is only $5 per person which will all (4 comments)
CAN YOU OUTWIT CRAIG RUTMAN?? - 06/27/11 11:57 AM
CAN YOU OUTWIT CRAIG RUTMAN??We all know CRAIG RUTMAN is the Photoshop King around here ~ Today he is using his crystal ball in a different way ~ Instead of searching for homes in the RALEIGH, CARY,APEX AND WAKE COUNTY AREA OF NORTH CAROLINA, TODAY ONLY he will be answering your questions to guess which CHARACTER you are thinking about ~ Can you OUTWIT CRAIG RUTMAN? Think of a CHARACTER before you start ~ Keep the CHARACTER in your mind as the GENIUS asks you Questions ~ Make sure you answer the questions RIGHT!! LEFT CLICK ON HIS PICTURE TO GO (18 comments)
Can You Whine in Fifty Words or Less to WIN a CASE of Wine?? - 06/26/11 04:08 PM
Can You Whine in Fifty Words or Less to WIN a CASE of WINE ~ "Whining For Wine" promotion at the SILVER COAST WINERY Everyone has been whining about one thing or another lately, gas prices, food costs and household bills. Rising costs and expenses can make some people feel like whining. Now you can whine and win a case of wine from the SILVER COAST WINERY. Enter any lament, poem, limerick or hard luck story of fifty words or less and each entry will be judged based on character and structure. The entries will be judged by a panel (8 comments)
iPhone, iPad and an iRon - 06/25/11 11:03 PM
SATURDAY NIGHT It all began with an iPhone... *********************************March was when our son celebrated his 17th birthday, and we got him an iPhone. He just loved it. Who wouldn't? I celebrated my birthday in July, and my wife made me very happy when she bought me an iPad.
Our daughter's birthday was in August so we got her an iPod Touch. My wife celebrated her birthday in September so I got her an iRon. It was around then that the fight started...What my wife failed to recognize is that the iRon can be integrated into the home network with the (16 comments)
Grand Strand is NOT ONLY about GOLF and VACATIONS ~ - 06/25/11 01:31 PM
GRAND STRAND IS NOT ONLY ABOUT GOLF AND VACATIONS ~ St. James High School to receive National Award Stop and think a minute ~ Do you know how many high schools there are in the United States ~ There are about 24,000 high schools in the United States of which 1,200 in 30 states and the District of Columbia use the framework of High Schools That Work Goals and Key Practices. HSTW is an initiative of the Southern Regional Education Board and is the nation's largest school improvement initiative for high school leaders and teachers. When I discovered one of the (14 comments)
Take the Time To Realize Life ~ Time is Precious ~ - 06/23/11 02:51 PM
Take the Time To Realize Life ~ Time is Precious Quite often we go on with our daily activities without even a thought of how lucky we truly are ~ Take Time ~ To Realize The Value of a sister/brother Ask someone Who doesn't have one.. To Realize The value of ten years Ask a newly Divorced couple.. To Realize The value of four years Ask a graduate.. To Realize The value of one year Ask a student who Has failed a final exam.. To Realize The value of nine months Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.. To (11 comments)
Rock Stars Hanging Out at Sunset Beach ~ - 06/22/11 12:41 AM
Rock Stars Hanging Out at Sunset Beach ~ Attention : All Bon Jovi Fanatics!! Karen Baker of the Sunset Beach and Beyond Team was found literally hanging around Bon Jovi ~ Was it a dream?? We all have our dreams and desires in life ~ We accomplish some ~ We dream of others ~ We daydream ~ You don't have to daydream about Sunset Beach anymore, make the move and have your dreams come true ~ I believe things happen for a reason ~ I believe in Karma ~ I believe what goes around, comes around ~ There are (33 comments)
How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Real Estate Business - 06/21/11 11:49 PM
Everybody who is anybody knows what Linkedin is ~ Rebekah's blog reminds those who have a profile that they should be tweaking it for optimization and SEO purposes. Learn how to get involved, join groups. Make sure your profile is complete!! I have my Active Rain blog feeding into my Linkedin site. Learn how to get connected. Via Rebekah Radice Colorado Springs FHA Loan 203k, VA Mortgage, Loan Pre-Approval (Benchmark Mortgage, Colorado Springs FHA, VA, Pre-Approval): Updating my LinkedIn profile and tweaking it for optimization and SEO purposes seems to be a never ending (albeit fun) battle for me. I see (4 comments)
Kodak / ActiveRain June Mobile Marketing Challenge - 06/21/11 05:55 PM
Kodak / ActiveRain June Mobile Marketing Challenge ActiveRain has joined forces with Kodak with the June challenge to really challenge many of us to expand into the world of mobile marketing. QR codes have been around since 1994 and for many who thought of it as a new fad, trust us, it isn't. This tool has become the way to link to anything using an app from your smart phone that is FREE to download. Anyone can do it, it's fun and easy. We chose to use a QR code to link to one of our marketing tools Market Snapshot. This (9 comments)
Sons of Italy Open House and Membership Drive in Myrtle Beach - 06/19/11 11:54 PM
Sons of Italy OPEN HOUSE ~ Membership Drive in Myrtle Beach SUNDAY JUNE 26TH 1:00 PM TO 5:00 PM Come and Celebrate your Italian Heritage! Tour our 2,500 square foot Sons of Italy Lodge: with a dining room, lounge, 2 regulation bocce courts, shuffleboard, horseshoes, Wii, Italian-themed lending library and more. Visit with like-minded Italian Americans who enjoy films, language lessons, travel, outings and more. We have an active weekly golf group, bocce league, Mah-Jongg and more. During the Open House, enjoy a complimentary "A Taste of Italy". Non-Italian "Social Members" are also welcome! (6 comments)
Summerfest at Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach - 06/19/11 11:39 PM
SUMMERFEST AT BAREFOOT LANDING, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH SUMMERFEST IS FREE FIREWORKS EVERY MONDAY NIGHT OVER THE LAKE AT 10:15 PM SUMMERFEST IS NIGHTLY BOARDWALK ENTERTAINERS SUMMERFEST IS THE STROLLING BOARDWALK PARADE ON WEDNESDAYS AT 7:00 PM WITH A MARCHING BAND, MASCOTS, LIVE ANIMALS, CAMEL RIDES AND A MINIATURE PETTING ZOO SUMMERFEST IS A KID FRIENDLY EVENT SUMMERFEST IS FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS SUMMERFEST IS AT BAREFOOT LANDING UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2011 (0 comments)
Bay Naturals Free Wine Tasting and Music - 06/19/11 10:46 PM
BAY NATURALS FREE WINE TASTING AND MUSIC Wine Tasting & Music featuring Willamette Vineyards Paul Grimshaw & Groovy Green Glass Bay Naturals 7611 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, SC Monday, June 20 3:00p to 5:00p Price: Free Bay Naturals Healthy Market & Kitchen is hosting a wine tasting showcasing Oregon based, Willamette Vineyards' high quality, sustainably grown Pinot Noirs & other cool-climate varietals and Paul Grimshaw, a much beloved local musician. They will be joined by one of the newest additions to the growing Beach art scene- Groovy Green Glass. Bay Naturals is a Health Food Market (0 comments)
Tilted Kilt Celtic themed Pub Opens at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - 06/19/11 10:01 PM
Celtic-themed pub to debut in Myrtle Beach A Celtic-themed pub deemed too risque for an Illinois town opened at Broadway at the Beach, raising the eyebrows of some store managers at the complex but giving others optimism that the new venue will help boost business. Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a Tempe-Ariz.-based chain known for its "kilt girls" is opening its first S.C. location on the 21st Avenue North side of Broadway at the Beach. The 8,500-square-foot pub has seating for up to 275 inside with more seating on an outside deck overlooking the lake. It will feature the trademarks (0 comments)
Brunswick County to Open New Medical Center - 06/19/11 09:27 PM
Hospital sets date to open in Brunswick County, NC N.C. Brunswick County facility to debut on July 31 The new hospital in Brunswick County, N.C., will open July 31, with a precise plan for shifting the emergency room and patients from the current hospital that day. Brunswick Novant Medical Center, which is about 3 miles north of the current hospital in Bolivia, will have 74 acute care beds - 14 more than the current hospital. It also will have four observation beds and five operating rooms, a 24-hour emergency department, maternity center, intensive and progressive care units, lab services and (3 comments)
The Sun News Educational Foundation ~ Golf Tournament at the Grande Dunes - 06/19/11 08:27 PM
The Sun News Educational Foundation Golf Tournament ~ In Memory of John Ribar, former Sports Columnist for the Sun News ~ Now in it's 22nd Year ~ The Sun News Educational Foundation has sponsored a golf tournament to provide funding for college schloarships to area high school seniors. At this time more than $110,000 has been raised to help further the education of local outstanding students.
The 2011 golf tournament will be played at the Members Club at Grande Dunes. This is a two person team, captain's choice tournament with shot gun start at 10:00 am. All players must (3 comments)
Time to say goodbye ~ A peaceful passing ~ - 06/18/11 11:42 AM
Time to say goodbye ~ A peaceful passing No one really likes to say goodbye to their loved ones... Memories flooded our minds as we drove from Sunset Beach, NC to Virginia Beach ~ Frank's Dad, Edward aka Ed, was the best Father-in-Law a young girl could ask for.. He was kind, considerate and always available to lend a helping hand.. I remember the first time I met him, it was a family dinner ~ Dad casually mentioned "You're the First Girl Frankie has ever brought for dinner" ~ Everyone at the table erupted into giggles ~ Dad wasn't the type (42 comments)
Tuesday Treasure's ~ Frank's Garden of Lilies ~ - 06/14/11 09:31 PM
Tuesday Treasures ~ Frank's Garden of Lilies ~Frank is not the "master gardener" of Sea Trail in Sunset Beach, but he does take pride in his lawn and flower beds. He does have the best yard in the neighborhood, (as far as he is concerned) and was devastated when "his" front lawn was dug up for sewer lines this winter. All is better, thanks to sod!! His newest pride and joy are his lilies in the gardens. A few pictures to show you the different colors ~
Bank Owned, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Oh My!! - 06/14/11 08:26 PM
NOW ~ It IS the RIGHT TIME to BUY!! Stipulation of Sales in Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach Buyers, Investors, Retirees, Vacation Homes, Relocating, Golf Communites, Beach Homes ~ Are you looking for a beach house or a home on the golf course that is a potential short sale, short sale or a foreclosure? Look no further. We can provide you with the information you need and negotiate the price you can afford. Prices have never been lower. Just a few years ago you didn't think of purchasing a home on the beach. You couldn't find a home priced (0 comments)
In Sunset Beach, NC, cooperation and working together in a non threatening atmosphere will certainly bring us, the buyer agents and our clients to your listings. When we work with listing agents that help to make the transaction proceed to closing smoothly, we remember that agent and want to work with them again. When a deal is difficult and the listing agent did not cooperate, we remember that agent and don't ever want to work with them again. Not if we can help it!!
We prefer to sit in the "easy chair" like the one Barbara talks about in (3 comments)
Tuesday Treasures for my Active Rain Friend Judy Klem - 06/07/11 01:18 PM
TUESDAY TREASURES FOR MY Active Rain FRIEND JUDY KLEM Judy Klem loves to garden and quite often she photoblogs some amazing photos ~ you can almost smell the fragrance as she explains the different blossoms. I, on the other hand, do not have a green thumb. I don't garden, I delegate, I admire, I appreciate ~ That said, I will tell you I was given a very small African Violet from my neighbor when I first moved into my house in Sunset Beach eight years ago. She presented "Her Treasure" to me in a small 3 inch clay pot and (10 comments)
"Good Wines for a Great Cause" events will be happening all summer on a bi-monthly basis on Thursdays from 4-7 pm. We will donate all funds raised through the $5 tasting fee to an area non-profit organization. Funds raised this month will be donated to the Oak Island Beach Preservation Society whose mission is to see that our beaches are clean, our dunes protected and our environment respected. The "Be A Beach Lover" program (5 comments)
FREE CHILDREN"S MOVIES WEEKLY ~ MYRTLE BEACH - 06/05/11 08:38 PM
FREE CHILDREN'S MOVIES WEEKLY ~ MYRTLE BEACH One of our favorite places to go to the movies is the GRAND 14 CINEMA at THE MARKET COMMON off Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach.
This summer every Tuesday and Thursday will be FREE CHILDREN'S MOVIES AT 10 AM. BRING THE FAMILY AND MAKE IT A FAMILY DATE. Discounted Popcorn and Beverages for only $1.00 ~ That's Cheap!!
JUNE 7 AND 9 ~ THE SPY NEXT DOOR JUNE 14 AND 16 ~ HOW TO TRAIN A DRAGON JUNE 21 AND 23 ~ FURRY VENGEANCE JUNE 28 AND 30 ~ (7 comments)
Women ~ Having some fun ~ - 06/02/11 11:20 PM
WOMEN FROM SUNSET BEACH ~ HAVING SOME FUN!! You gotta love THOSE SUNSET BEACH WOMEN ~ A fifty-ish woman from Sunset Beach was at home happily jumping on her bed and squealing with delight. Her husband watches her for a while and asks, "Do you have any idea how ridiculous you look?, What's the matter with you?" The woman from Sunset Beach continues to bounce on the bed and says, "I don't care, I just came from having a mammogram and the doctor says I have the breasts of an 18 year-old". The husband said, "What did he say about your (19 comments)
OUTSMART A WOMAN?? THINK AGAIN.... - 06/02/11 09:03 AM
OUTSMART A WOMAN?? THINK AGAIN.... A man calls home to his wife and says, "Honey, I have been asked to fly to Canada with my boss and several of his friends for fishing... We'll begone for a long weekend. This is a good opportunity for me to get that promotion I've been wanting so could you please pack enough clothes for a 3 day weekend. And also would you get out my rod and tackle box from the attic ?We're leaving at 4:30 PM from the office and I will swing by the house to pick my things up..'Oh! And please pack my new (19 comments)
Free Kid's Carnival ~ Monday Nights on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk ~ - 06/01/11 08:30 PM
HOT SUMMER NIGHTS JUNE THRU AUGUST ~ MYRTLE BEACH BOARDWALK~ FREE KID'S CARNIVAL MONDAY NIGHT Ocean Boulevard's Hot Summer Nights Plyler Park on the BoardwarkJune thru August FREE The Monday night carnival will bring out the kid in everyone as the sound of laughter and music fill the ocean air. Little ones can enjoy the thrill of the giant inflatable slide and work off some vacation excitement in the bounce houses. Face painters, stilt walkers and entertainers will be on hand to add to the magic of the moment. You won’t find any better entertainment on the beach with (6 comments)
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