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The possibilities of making the kinds of connections you want are very realistic, and many long lasting relationships and marriages have begun via online dating services, not to mention casual relationships as well if that is what you prefer. The possibilities are all right there and waiting for you, but there are a few key rules you need to know and follow in order to find your perfect date online. Download to learn The Golden Rules of Online Dating – 6 essential rules to finding the perfect online date!

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4 Tips for Making Your Best Impression on a First Date

Whether you met someone online or in-person, the first date can seem intimidating. It’s all about making a good first impression, and many people fear leaving the wrong impression. These tips can ensure that you leave a great first impression on your date. And if all goes well, you may be looking at a second date.

 

  1. Wear something you love

Whether you’re a man or a woman, wearing clothes that you love can make a great impression. Pair them with highly recommended beauty products, like the ones sold on b3products.com, and you have a winning combination. Doing so lets your date know that you cared enough to put some effort into your wardrobe. And your appearance is one of the first thing your date will notice. What you wear can impact their impression of you.

But it’s more than just how you look. Wearing clothes that you feel good in gives you confidence. That confidence goes a long way. It can affect the way your date perceives you and make you seem more appealing.

 

  1. Keep the conversation going

You might have a million questions for your date. Instead of asking them all at once, save them. Focus on keeping the conversation moving and don’t focus on checking off your list of questions. Don’t be afraid to make observations or share a few personal stories. While you might not want to get too in-depth, it’s good to get a little personal.

If there are any awkward pauses in the conversation, don’t get nervous. Ask one of the questions you have. Or, use the opportunity to talk about your surroundings. It’s easier than you think to keep a conversation moving. Don’t let the fear of the awkward silence stop you from going on your date.

 

  1. Keep the affection to a minimum

While you might be into PDAs, the first date is not a good time for you to show your affection. Touching should be very natural and friendly in nature. It shouldn’t be sexual or forced. During the beginning of the date, you want to keep your hands to yourself. And if the date takes a turn for the better, then the affection will come naturally.

 

  1. Get creative with the venue

Your first date doesn’t have to be dinner or coffee. Some people have a hard time opening up in those types of venues. If you’re nervous about having dinner with your date, consider a different type of venue. Invite your date to something that you enjoy. If you’re an artist, take a wine and painting class together. Or if you love baseball, attend a local game. Your date can always decline the invitation if they’re not interested. But if they accept, it can be a good opportunity to bond over something you enjoy.

 

The world of dating can be scary. But it doesn’t have to be scary. You need to remember that there is someone out there for you. And remember that once you can get the first date out of the way, you might start to enjoy dating.

The Devil is in the Details When it Comes to Home Decor

Look around your home and pick out the things you love the most about it. You probably picked a variety of accent pieces and maybe a favorite piece of furniture or throw blanket that you curl up with every evening and sip your tea. Did you look up at the lighting fixture? Do you love that? Did you look down at the bullnose skirting surrounding the entire circumference of your room where your walls meet your floor? Did you look at the color of the walls? Sometimes, it’s not the things we add to a room that makes us fall in love with it…it’s the room itself!

What is your favorite room in the house? Why is it your favorite room? Is it the cozy nook you’ve carved out for yourself where you can read quietly while the sun rises across the horizon? Is the dining room where you and your family enjoy meals every evening? What is it about those rooms that makes you love them. Of course a house is really just brick and mortar, but what we do to our house is what makes it a home, and of course, how we live in our house makes it a home.

But there’s no denying that the personal touches we add to our homes over the years make them extra special to us. Especially those first big renovation jobs that we undertake. We take pride in those and that pride lasts for years. Maybe you searched for days looking for just the right flooring for your bathroom makeover. Perhaps you searched high and low to find the perfect single pendant light to hang over your kitchen island. Maybe you received a half used can of wall color and fell in love with it, but only had enough to do an accent wall.

You see, we don’t just pick flooring and wall colors. We fall in love with them. We don’t just pick door knobs and lighting fixtures, because we know these things are going to be in our homes, and our lives, for a very long time. But then, as time slips away, we tend to forget about how much we loved those walls and how much we loved that floor, and we start to focus on the pieces that are added to the room, instead of the room itself.

So the next time you are going to curl up with your next great book and your favorite cup of tea, have a look around the room you are sitting in and remember why you loved the house in the first place. It is the actual house, after all, that you loved when you bought it. It probably didn’t look exactly as you imagined it, but you saw the potential in it and knew that with time, the house could become a home. Those walls would become the backdrop for your family photos, and those floors would become worn with pathways developed over the years. So before you run out and buy another vase to accent your kitchen or family room, take a good hard look at the room itself. It is the detail in the room: the lines on the walls, the grooves in the floor, the miscut skirting running along the floors and walls, that make it so special. The rest is simply lipstick.

Five Ways to Liven Up Your Outdoor Living Area

Summer is just around the corner and the shops are brimming with beautiful home decor pieces that are inspired by sunshine and beaches. It’s easy to get carried away and plaster your home with themed decor because it’s a new season, but don’t forget to liven up your outdoor spaces too. After all, the majority of the next few months is going to be spent soaking up the sun, breathing in the fresh air, and lazing in backyard hammocks.

It’s exciting to think about all the ways you can spruce up your outdoor decor for parties and barbecue events. Here are five ways to bring your outdoor space to life so it can be enjoyed throughout the summer season.

Don’t Skimp on the Lighting

Think of your outdoor space as an extension of your indoor space. And think about all of those beautiful summer evenings you can spend on the patio on in the backyard. While the sun shines longer in the summer, it gets pretty dark when it finally dips below the horizon. You need some awesome lighting to take the party from day to night. Think about lighting that does double duty: torches that are filled with citronella to keep the mosquitos at bay; fire pits that can act as both mood lighting and can help keep you and your guests warm. Don’t forget about patio lighting for your stairs and walkways: safety first. Plus, they are gorgeous!

Liven Up Your Senses

If you like to entertain then you know that the perfect scent can change the mood of any room. Don’t forget that rule for your outdoor spaces too. A lightly scented candle or diffuser can help ground a space. It is important to be mindful of your guests: people may be in the presence of oils and allergies can kick up. Choose essential oils that don’t irritate allergies, and your guests will appreciate the effort.

Throw Pillows and Blankets

Spending a warm summer evening on the patio furniture is a favorite pastime of many people. Not only does an evening under the stars make for a great date, but it also makes for a great social gathering. People love to spend time outside. But be prepared for cooler evenings with beautiful outdoor throw blankets and pillows that can bring people closer together and keep them warm. A few pillows placed by the fire seating, and a warm throw blanket here and there can really add some punch to your decor, as well as help your guests feel welcome long into the evening. Be sure to choose blankets and pillows that are made from outdoor fabric. While not waterproof, they are weatherproof, and do last a lot longer than materials made for indoor use. Keep in mind that outdoor materials are slightly more expensive because of the special nature of their fabrics, so be sure to include the cost of them in your budget when you are planning your new or refreshed outdoor living space.

All about E.ON energy – Europe’s top electricity provider

E.ON energyE.ON energyE.ON Energy is an energy company and supplier based in the United Kingdom, which supplies almost all European countries. It has both household and business clients. The company offers award-winning services, always aiming to meet electricity and gas needs to the fullest possible extent.

Generally, most of E.ON’s clients are very satisfied with the company’s utility services. Their energy solutions business provides power and gas to more than 5 million households, small and medium-sized enterprises and large enterprises throughout the UK. They are able to offer tailor-made technologies and innovative energy services to meet their clients’ needs.

E.ON encourages clients to use energy in moderation, insulate their homes and do a series of other things to stay energy fit. Some of the company’s clients have even been able to generate their own power through solar panels, ground source heat pumps and other microgeneration systems for households and businesses alike.

The company is registered at Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, postcode CV4 8LG as E.ON Energy Solutions Limited in England and Wales. Its registered number is 3407430 and VAT number GB 559 0978 89. Click here if you need more E.ON contact info.

Wind farms

The company operates 5 offshore and 16 onshore wind farms. It focuses on wind, dedicated biomass and onshore and offshore facilities. E.ON has invested almost 2.5 billion pounds in renewables on the territory of the United Kingdom and is responsible for renewable capacity up to a whopping 1GW.

Two years ago the company completed the construction of their fifth offshore wind farm, Humber Gateway, which is situated off the coast of Yorkshire and began building a 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm, situated off the coast of Sussex.

In 2014 E.ON completed Blackburn Meadows, their second dedicated biomass power station.

At the present, the company is working on London Array, which is set to become the biggest offshore wind farm in the world.

How to contact the company

E.ON employs online assistants to ensure self-service support. This is very important and has proven to be a very sound decision because lots of times people can fix problems themselves and don’t need to call at all. Calling for minor, trivial things wastes the client’s time and aggravates the staff.

How does online assistance work? It’s very simple. A window pops up prompting you to ask your question or state your issue. Then, a search engine delivers relevant results from the company site. This helps you find the information you need fast, and the Help and Support page is just a mouse click away. The online assistant leads you to an FAQ section that deals with the most typical issues like what to do in an emergency, how to pay your bill, meter readings and how to open and manage an account online. You can find the emergency numbers in the Help and Support menu. Click on the link above for more E.ON information, the numbers and some other numbers that may also prove important.

Why You Should Not Give Your Cell Number Online

More often than not, you are asked for a mobile phone number when you are signing up for websites and newsletters online. You are usually given a field in the signup process where your cell number is required. Most sites don’t tell you why they want your information or how it will be used. You can usually leave this field blank, but it is becoming a required piece of information in most companies and sites today.cell number onlinecell number online

Why is it a Requirement?

According to number-finder.co.uk, the main reason websites ask for your phone number is so that they can start doing 2-step verification when you forget your password and want to reset it, or when you sign in from a device in a location that seems suspicious. It is, however, illegal for any business to make your phone number a mandatory requirement when paying for an order.

One prime reason why it might be required for you to provide your cell number is that more people are switching to cell usage over landlines, which means that cold call marketing doesn’t work nearly as well. According to federal law, it is now illegal to call cell numbers using an autodialer, which means that marketers need your number to contact you.

What Can be Done With Your Cell Number?

The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has a special registry called the Do Not Call registry. Any phone number on the registry can’t be dialed by a telemarketer. This is true even if your number is on the registry. While they can’t call using an autodialer, they can ask a human to call you and try to sell you products.

Business phones can’t be placed on the Do Not Call registry. If you provide your business phone number to the company you made a purchase at, they are legally able to call you for as long as they want to. If your home phone is your business phone, such as when you work from home, you’re opening your personal life up to telemarketing calls to your business number. However, these calls can only try to sell you a product relevant to the business to which your number is registered.

don't give cell number onlineText messages are exempt from the registry. If you give your phone number to a company, they can send you as many texts as they want as often as they want as long as the texts are relevant and not fraudulent in any way. The texts can’t be sent to you by a machine unless you are informed and consent to this, though.

The Bottom Line

If you give your phone number to a business or online, you’re in trouble. They can bother you for as long as they want over text, and can call you too. Take measures today to protect yourself from harassment by telemarketers!