Celebrate the 4th and Help a Soldier

Written by Susan Fitter

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So,repparttar best way forrepparttar 143680 rest of us to letrepparttar 143681 troops know we care about them, is to send a donation of $25.00 to sponsor a care package throughrepparttar 143682 United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO.) USO care packages will include pre-paid phone cards, sunscreen, toiletries, disposable camera and a message fromrepparttar 143683 donor thanking them for their service and sacrifice.

It still makes for an easy party idea: Each family brings a $25.00 check made out to USO and fills out a USO form stating their personal message torepparttar 143684 troops. The collective package of checks and forms is then sent to:

Operation USO Care Package Post Office Box 8069 Topeka, KS 66608

Questions? Call: 571-262-1485 or email questions@USOCarePackage.org. To discuss fund raising opportunities, please contact Lisa Frederick at lisa.frederick@fmmc.army.mil.

Susan Fitter, M.A., AICI cares about manners because people with manners care. Catch her at: www.MannersHelp.com.

Susan Fitter, M.A., AICI, is the force behind Fitter Image, Etiquette & Protocol, the firm she founded in 2003 as a veteran image consultant. Susan received her training in Etiquette and Protocol from the internationally acclaimed Protocol School of Washington. She is a certified member of The Association of Image Consultants International and The Protocol and Diplomacy International.

Should You Get Baby Shower Game Ideas for Free?

Written by Randy Wilson

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I likerepparttar comprehensive kits better because you get more for your money and I love a bargain. You can use them again and again, loan them to friends and relatives who are hosting other showers, and even sell them on Ebay or at a garage sale to recoup some of your money.

The games included (as well as all ofrepparttar 143614 other aspects ofrepparttar 143615 baby shower planning software) can be modified and specially personalized for your party. You can includerepparttar 143616 name of your guest of honor in a word scramble for instance. You can also makerepparttar 143617 printouts match your baby shower theme.

Basically, as with most things in life, you get what you pay for. If your guests are not acquainted with each other, you should skiprepparttar 143618 baby shower game ideas for free. When your guests donít know each other, shower games are more important. You should be willing to spend more to have your guests interact and get to know each other.

If your guests are all family members or old friends who are already well-acquainted, you might want to spend more on shower refreshments or shower favors and find baby shower game ideas for free. Your priorities usually depend on your guest list.

Because you can usually pick up a baby shower kit for less than $30, I would advise you to go forrepparttar 143619 extra perks of a deluxe kit with a large number of printable games available. Whatever you choose, good luck and have a great shower party!

© Copyright Randy Wilson, All Rights Reserved.

Randy is owner of How to Plan a Baby Shower, Profitable Home Businesses and Las Vegas Weddings. Randy owned and operated a very successful storefront/mailorder business from 1988 to 2003.

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