Faroy Candles Find Out How This Company Got Started

Faroy candles were first made in 1950. Two college friends named Preston Frazier and Addison McElfroy decided to make their own Christmas presents that year because they had no money to buy them. They chose to make candles, but had no intention of starting a business. Friends and family liked the creations and asked for more. A buyer for a fashion store in Houston saw the candles and suggested they take their Faroy candles to a trade show in New York. At that time, the candles didnt have a name, but the two creators came up with Faroy candles as a combination of the two surnames. Although Faroy candles are very popular today, they are not manufactured in the same …

How to Read a Fashion Magazine

When I recently advised a client to study a few fashion magazines to glean some ideas for the upcoming season, she flatly refused. “I HATE those things!” she told me vehemently. “Skinny girls, expensive clothes – what does that have to do with my life? Nothing!” Now since this isn’t the first time I’ve heard this argument, I realized that she was missing the point of the exercise – much like the women who tell me that VOGUE or W are “their bibles.” In this corner, we have someone who’s way too caught up in her own reality; in the other, we have someone who’s much too caught up in someone else’s. Let’s all move a bit more to the …

The Art of Organic Photography

Photography is a hobby for many but a passion for a few. In our day to day lives, most of us simply enjoy taking pictures, uploading them to the web, sharing them and preserving them for generations to come. Photos are our way of looking back and cherishing those special moments in our lives – those special moments captured never to return. Being successful in taking pictures and making them seem real is an art on its own – a separate art from the typical point-and-shoot snapshots – and it is only certain people who can capture the moment and make the picture speak more than a thousand words. It is not only children who like to have their photographs …

Seven Criteria to Help You Assess Who to Buy Window Coverings Online from this Holiday Season

Austin, Texas December, 2005 Ordering window coverings over the Internet can be an unsettling thought for many. After all, there are many retailers to select from online and you are making a significant investment. How do you know who you should buy from? How can you tell one company from another? YourBlinds.com knows many questions exist and therefore provides some simple criteria to insure online purchasing success. When comparing companies for online purchases it is important to keep in mind the following criteria; Reputation, Problem Control, Proactive Communication, Up-to-date quality website, Competence, Detailed Product Pictures, and Explanations of what the various options will do for you. The first thing to do is to investigate the reputation of anyone you consider …