Thursday, January 2, 2014

How to Make YOUR New Year Resolutions Count In 2014

Welcome to 2014, a brand new year! You know the drill the holidays have flown by faster than any previous year and you just can t believe it s already January. With every new year comes new resolutions, which always seem to bring a mixed reaction. Perhaps you ate way too much hearty holiday feast-food, and you didn t lose that weight you resolved to lose last year. You didn t paint that masterpiece you planned to create, become the musician you thought you could be, vacation where you wanted to go, or even get the promotion you swore you d obtain. On the other hand, maybe you did everything you set out to do in the first place! Whatever your case may be, we thought we would share some tips on how to stay motivated throughout this year and how you can maximize your resolutions (and even accomplish them!) Don t announce your resolutions, write them down Writing what you plan to accomplish is a physical representation of your resolution. With a neat and organized list, you will be more

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Last Few Days to Help With Fill the Truck – We Need Your Help!

OK, you ve cleaned and primped your house in expectation of family and friends for the holidays and in the process you found $3.84 in couch change. It s time to put it to use You Can Help! We only have a few days left to help out. Christmas is just around the corner and area families still need your help. Please join us to help Fill the Truck . We are collecting donations of all types at our warehouse retail store, or you can simply browse to http://fillthetruck.org . You can provide basic necessities like cleaning supplies, toilet paper or warm clothes to a family that needs it right now. You can even donate that $3.84 via PayPal and we ll take care of the shopping. Ron Burgundy Parody Video Ron Burgundy, disgruntled from his recent captivity covering the Fill The Truck charity campaign, fends off against the jolliest of them all: Santa Clause! Please take a moment to check out the site, give if you can. We hope you enjoyed the video and have a wonderful Holiday Season! The post Last

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Framing The Holidays – 2013 Gift Ideas

The holidays can be a real headache for those of us who are not very good with gifts. Of course, being a picture frame company, we often hear of plenty of customers raving about how they love to give our frames as gifts for their loved ones. The holidays are a great time for memories, and giving a framed photo or art piece is a sure way to know that a gift is well-received. While you may not be able to receive your order by Christmas from us, we have some personal favorite gift ideas from Etsy that can ship sooner than our production allows (and also make great gift ideas for your loved ones!) Ornaments and Fine Art Susan Monty is a fine artist with a love for horses and has seemingly endless creativity. Be sure to have a look at her ornaments we were definitely impressed with how perfect they are! Click here to view her Etsy shop.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How to Create a Photo Wall: A Step-by-Step Guide

Photo walls are becoming increasingly popular in the world of home d├ęcor. Not only do they add interest and appeal to a room, but with the right display, it can turn your home into a professional art gallery. Creating a photo wall can be a bit of a challenge, but the guide below will walk you through each step of the process. Gather Photos The first step in the process is to gather photos to use in your gallery. Choosing a theme can help tie your photos together and create a harmonious look. Photos from your latest vacation are a great option, or you can choose to create a family photo wall that features your friends and loved ones. Regardless of whether you opt for a theme or an eclectic mix of your favorite snapshots, you need to ensure that the pictures you choose are of high quality and clear. Create a Layout Once you have gathered all of your photos, you can create a layout for your wall. To avoid making a mess, try creating layouts using paper first. Measure and cut out large p

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Fill The Truck in the News

Fill the truck has received some great responses lately, and we couldn t be happier! From our YouTube videos to our appearances on local news stations and our corporate partners, we re gaining great exposure for this great initiative. In this post, we will be detailing some information about Fill The Truck some questions we ve been asked, how to support Fill The Truck in this last week, and some details about how you can help (even if you can t afford to donate.) Fill The Truck is: A 4-year old charitable initiative that began with Frame USA s CEO Dan Regenold filling a single truck for the Healing Center. Since then, it s hosted up to 11 trucks for 11 charities! A great way to get involved in helping your community if you re in Cincinnati. By donating online or attending any of our events (even promoting us on Facebook and Twitter), you re helping more families in need than you can even imagine! An initiative where companies give back to their communities. We at Frame USA understand

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Star Citizen Game Exceeds 34 Million in Funding

Star Citizen, a game in development by Chris Roberts of Wing Commander fame, has passed 34 million in funding! #gamer Star Citizen is to be a space combat and sci-fi MMO type immersible online universe. Check it out! #games #starcitizen

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Creating Memories During the Christmas Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is over. Look outside and what do you see? Lights, blow up snowmen, people rushing about furiously, insane traffic, and crazier shoppers. We all know how commercialized the Holidays have become, and it s all too easy to get caught up in all the mayhem and forget one of most important aspects of this season family. This season, take a moment out of the madness to take a deep breath and prioritize. Is Christmas really about making sure you are spending enough on everyone equally, or trying to one up another gift giver by making sure you spend more. Is it about beating the shopper next to you to the last XBOX 1 or PS4? Has it become so commercial and hurried that we can t stop for a moment and make some awesome Christmas memories? I hope not. So, this season spend a little time thinking about how you can make some new and lasting holiday memories. Let s take a look at some ideas from others across the internet White Elephant Gift Exchange On my step-fathers side of the famil

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