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My Live Signature

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

I’m really excited about sharing this Web site with you! My mom sent it to me after she used it to create a signature she could use for her work e-mails. I recommend starting with the Quick Tour.

The Quick Tour will not only walk you through the whole process, but it will also explain all the different ways you can make your signature. You’ll want to… Continue reading

Feed Revolution

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Feed Revolution

Do you have a hard time keeping track of when your favorite musicians release new music? I know I do! I can’t keep track of who’s releasing a new CD and when. I love to support my favorite artists by buying their music, but since I like so many different artists, it all gets jumbled up in my brain!

But no more! With Feed Revolution, you can… Continue reading

The Tradition of Saint Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

The Tradition of Saint Valentine’s Day

This Web site begins with some of the lore behind the start of the Valentine tradition. It’s thought that the festivals that predated our modern day Valentine’s Day started in the third or fourth century BC. After the introductory, you’ll see a whole listing of Valentine’s Day facts. There are some very interesting things listed there, so make sure you check it… Continue reading

VerbaLearn

Monday, February 9th, 2009

VerbaLearn

Welcome to VerbaLearn, a Web site devoted to helping you learn vocabulary! I would start by watching the VerbaLearn demo. To do so, just click on the image of the video or hit the Play button.

I love the demo video, because it walks you through every step of the process for using the site. You’ll learn how to create study lists, how to download them to your… Continue reading

Live Mocha

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Live Mocha

Have you ever wanted to learn a second language? Are you learning a language on your own or maybe taking formal language classes? If so, this Web site can help you out! It provides self-study lessons and it then sends you off to practice in a global community.

It’s really easy to get started! Just select your native language and the language you want to learn. Then… Continue reading

Cheap Eats

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Cheap Eats

I must be on a food kick lately! I found another great Web site that helps you find restaurants to eat at. This one specializes in restaurants you can eat at for under $10. Want to know how it works? Of course you do!

All you do is type in your city, state or the zip code of where you want to eat. Then click on the… Continue reading

Thanks-O-Meter

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Thanks-O-Meter

I truly believe that kindness triggers more kindness. An excellent example of that happened to me recently. My roommate and I were on our way to an appointment with her doctor. We got in the car and were all set to go when we remembered we left the cookies we made for her dad in the house. So, she tries to back into the drive way, but misses… Continue reading

Cookstr

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Cookstr

I found a great new way to discover recipes! You have to check out this Web site if you love to cook and want to try new things. On the main page, you’re greeted with the Chef of the Day and the Recipe of the Day!

Chef of the Day – Here you’ll learn all about the person they’ve selected as the Chef of the Day. You’ll find… Continue reading

Quotiki

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Quotiki

Quotiki is a wiki of quotes that you can tag, rate and add to as a member! To register, click on the Sign Up button at the top of the page. Then fill out the form with your name, e-mail address and a password. Next, you’ll need to check the e-mail address you provided for a confirmation letter. My letter came right away, so you shouldn’t have to… Continue reading

Food Joker

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Food Joker

Are you a world traveler? Or, maybe you just want to know what restaurants are around your town. Maybe you’re planning a trip to a new location and you want to know where you can eat while you’re there. Well, you can answer all those questions and more with Food Joker!

The Web site is set up in eight languages! So, pick your language by clicking… Continue reading

Word Count Tool

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Word Count Tool

As a student, I occasionally run into professors who want a specific word amount for a paper, as opposed to a certain amount of pages. If I don’t have access to a word processing program, this Web site is where I go. It’s fast, easy to use and free!

All you have to do is paste in the text you need a word count for and… Continue reading

Flashcard Exchange

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Flashcard Exchange

I was looking for a great Web site to help me create some flashcards for school and I was really pleased by what I found here at Flashcard Exchange. Not only do they cover a multitude of subjects, but the site is also available in many languages!

I’m starting you out on the Introduction page, because you’ll find out exactly what the site is all about… Continue reading

Storyz

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Storyz

Registration for this Web site is super easy! You just need a name, an e-mail address and a password. When you’re ready, check the box for the Terms of Service and then click on the Create button. Make sure the e-mail address you provided is a working one, because you’ll receive an activation link in your e-mail.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll be prompted to start your journey by… Continue reading

Bionic Books

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Bionic Books

Do you own a small business? Are you just starting a business? Maybe you’re a contractor and you need to keep track of all the odd jobs you pick up. Either way, Bionic Books is for you!

You’re not getting a trial version, but you’re getting one full user account for free. That’s a great value!

Registration is simple! Provide an e-mail address, create a password, check… Continue reading

Capzles

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Capzles

Do you want to remember some historic event in your life? Perhaps the birth of your first child or your trip to Europe or maybe even a concert series you attended. Either way, now you can with Capzles. It’s a Web site that allows users to create time capsules using photos, videos and even their own blogs, all for free!

Before you decide to register, I suggest doing… Continue reading

What’s Its Color?

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

What’s Its Color?

This Web site allows you to upload an image for analysis to find out what the main color is and it offers up the best complimentary colors to go with it. You could use this tool to help put together a Web site, to decorate a room, to put together a flyer or to even help you pick colors for an art project.

It’s easy to… Continue reading

Confusing Words

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Confusing Words

There are a lot of confusing words out there! For example, affect, effect, affluent, effluent, their, they’re and there.

I often have trouble using affect and effect correctly. So much trouble that I often double or triple check to make sure I have the right one. But now, I have a really easy resource I can use to check them out!

On the Confusing Words Web site… Continue reading

QuoteStumbler

Friday, January 16th, 2009

QuoteStumbler

I’m addicted to Web sites like this one, where you randomly stumble upon things. So, I’m pleased to be bringing you a QuoteStumbler, which is filled with quotes galore!

When the screen loads, you’ll see a random quote. To get another quote, simply click on the Refresh button in your Web browser.

If you’d like to find quotes on a specific topic, click on the Find a Quote… Continue reading

Nice Translator

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Nice Translator

This translator is very nice indeed. It’s so easy to use and I just know you’re going to love it!

To get started, you need to select which language you’d like to translate into. It’s set on auto-detect for the language you put in, but you can change that as well. To change the language in either place, you need to click on the dark gray arrow… Continue reading

Radio Beta

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Radio Beta

I can’t begin to tell you how much of a radio fan I am! I was so thrilled to find this Web site. Radio Beta allows you to listen to the radio from all over the globe right from your computer chair. The best part is it’s free and you don’t even have to become a member in order to listen.

However, becoming a member is very… Continue reading

Braingle

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Braingle

Are you ready to test your wits with some brain teasers, puzzles and riddles? Then let’s get started!

I highly recommend you click on the Site Tour link on the left hand side of the page. That will take you through each section of the Web site and describe the benefits you’ll receive as a member for that section. When you’ve learned all you want to know about… Continue reading

Spreeder

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Spreeder

Would you like to learn how to speed read? I sure would! I mean, it would make getting through my college text books a lot easier. Well, with this Web site, we all can!

What Spreeder does is train you to read quickly. Type or paste some text into the text box and then click on the Spreed! button. That will take the text you’ve inserted and format… Continue reading

Plagiarism Checker

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Plagiarism Checker

I know this Web site will certainly come in handy for me as a student, but it’s also very beneficial for teachers who want to check whether or not the work their students have turned in is plagiarized.

It’s really easy to use too! All you have to do is copy and paste the assignment into the text box and click on the Check the Paper… Continue reading

Which Book

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Which Book

Don’t know what you want to read? Are you looking for a new series after finishing an old one? Do you want to read something funny or something a little crazy? Either way, Which Book can help you decide what to read next!

It’s really easy to use too! If you want, you can watch the demo videos. They’ll walk you through the Web site step… Continue reading

Kontain

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Kontain

If you’ve ever thought about blogging, but haven’t done it because it seems too confusing to get started, I sure hope you’ll give Kontain a try! I’ve switched to it from where I was blogging before, because it’s so easy to use!

To get started, you’ll need to sign up. Click on the Sign Up button to begin the registration process. Next, you’ll be asked to create a… Continue reading

Splice Music

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Splice Music

Have you ever wanted to make music? How about collaborating on music with your friends? Maybe you want to make your own mix of two of your favorite songs. Either way, now you can with Splice Music!

To use Splice Music, you’ll need to register. Registration is easy! Just click on the Sign Up link to begin. The form requires you to create a username, provide an… Continue reading

Stuff Alert

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Stuff Alert

Do you like to find bargains on eBay? Do you get upset when you can’t find what you’re looking for on eBay? I know I do, but it doesn’t have to be like that anymore. Now, when I can’t find what I’m looking for, I can add the item to this Web site and it will let me know when it becomes available for auction!

It works… Continue reading

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