Archive for October, 2017

Choose a Swimming Pool Contractor

It is important that you decide to deal with a team of professionals when you want to construct or service and maintain a concrete pool. You want a company that specializes in the installation of fiberglass, vinyl liner, and gunite in-ground swimming pools and all the equipment and offers it all at a competitive price.

It doesn’t matter if it will be a large pool or a small one because a well-experienced firm can handle any size well and create a pool that will be exactly what you and your family dream of and that will also add value to your property. If you decide to sell your home in the future, having a pool will give your property a competitive edge, especially if you add something like gorgeous rock fountains and formations. The designers will advise you on the shape and style of the pool, the equipment needed, the best location in your backyard, and the decking.

You also want to deal with a company that has a clean record with the local Better Business Bureau and is very knowledgeable and experienced and with many satisfied customers.

If you already have a pool, you may be looking for weekly pool or vinyl liner maintenance or possibly needed repairs or renovating or resurfacing, or having an eco-friendly water environment, or seasonal opening and closing. All of that can easily be accomplished by the proper company’s professional team so that your pool will stay refreshed and ready to be used at any time. They will make sure that your pool equipment is running properly and can detect and fix any leaks or other problems.

The right chemicals are also needed, and a water shock may also be recommended, so that all bacteria and other pollutants are killed and the swimmers are adequately protected.

Little Giant Pool and Spa is well recommended to be your personal pool builder and service company for concrete pools Missouri areas surrounding St. Louis including Franklin, Jefferson and St. Charles. A professional pool technician will be happy to come to your property and assess and prescribe the necessary action that will result in safety and enjoyment for everyone.


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Tattered Jeans

It was unplanned but when I see Faith’s smile when she tried, I can’t help to buy it for her.

It was expensive but how can you refuse that smile

I am in a budget but it was a tattered jeans and Faith looks so good in it.


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Practice Self Awareness

It’s hard to stay in touch with ourselves when we subscribe to a busy lifestyle. The world often embraces this concept, constantly influencing us to do more in less time. However, what does this type of thinking breed? Are we better when we work ourselves into a frenzy and don’t stop until we see burnout looming on the horizon? Most of us would say no if we are being honest. There’s no real gain in being super busy. It generally keeps us super tired and causes us to gradually lose touch with ourselves and our inner focus.

Practicing Awareness

If we want to enjoy our lives fully we must become more self-aware. We can’t effectively practice awareness unless we learn to slow down. Slowing down encompasses paying attention to every second, minute, and hour of our lives. This helps us to become more aware of our habits, thoughts, and behavioral patterns. This also provides us with an opportunity to become truly proactive in our own lives. If we can slow down enough to notice that we become more forgetful when we’re angry, or we tend to procrastinate around a certain time every day, we can get control over those habits and patterns. It may be those few minutes that we take our time to leisurely walk to the car that we notice our home is beginning to show signs of wear and tear and needs exterior waterproofing.

Taking Time to Slow Down

Once we become aware of the impact that slowing down can have on the quality of our lives, we are more apt to practice it. When we see positive things start to happen all around us, this encourages us to practice the fine art of slowing down more often. One of the positive things that may happen as we slow down is an increase in our self-awareness. We may even be surprised at all the little habits we didn’t realize we had.

The Benefits of Living in the Moment

The gift that comes from slowing down and living in the moment is more self-awareness and fullness in our lives. In other words, our experiences become richer. Before, we may have paid attention to the moments of our lives, only partially, however, when we give our full attention to the events in our lives we notice more. We upgrade from a fast food approach to our lives to the full homecooked version of our lives. We need to taste all the ingredients in our lives and know what they are.

You only live once. You owe it to yourself to live your best life. Slow down and give yourself the time and attention it needs to be as fulfilling as possible. You are worth it, and so is your life.

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