The History of Alliance

Blog

Friday, August 24, 2012
“To look at the paper is to raise a seashell to one's ear and to be overwhelmed by the roar of humanity.”  Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work For those of you with a print subscription, this Sunday, when you step outside to grab the paper at your front door,...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.  ~Gene Tunney In today’s blog, we’d like to highlight a couple of GREAT rubber band uses submitted by Cornelia from Arkansas. “Recycle and repurpose” is her motto. She says, “My trainer wants me...
Monday, August 20, 2012
Playing cards with the family can be a lot of fun. It is easy, however, to misplace or lose a card box. Sometimes, boxes just deteriorate with use and time and you end up holding a deck of cards with no way to secure them. Looking for an economical, easy way to keep your playing cards together?...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
“What a wonderful thing is the mail, capable of conveying across continents a warm human hand-clasp.”  Anonymous Who doesn’t love a sincere thank you note or a heart felt letter… Whether it’s for pleasure or business, most news from the mailman is received with...
Friday, August 10, 2012
When it comes to getting the babies fed, Moms could use a little help. When you need that cup of coffee and the baby needs its bottle, what can you do? In these instances, Zarel M. from California says she secures a straw to her baby’s bottle with a rubber band. “This frees up...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
If you have ever shared a living space, then you’ve probably searched for ways to secure your bedroom or private areas. Tim L. of Washington submitted the featured photograph and the following suggestion. He says, “When I was a kid I used to take a rubber band and wrap it around the door...
Friday, August 03, 2012
Whether you need it for your top executive or a special friend, make a beautiful flower bouquet in a matter of minutes with fresh flowers and a few rubber bands. While you do not have to be a flower expert to make an arrangement, you might want to consider utilizing some interesting containers...
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
A good, tall fish tale about the one that got away is always great to hear on the boat. With legs propped up and a beverage in hand, jug line fishing is fun. Don’t know about jug line fishing? It’s just an alternative way to catch a catfish. Let’s say, however, that you...
Friday, July 27, 2012
It’s some of the most surprising news.  The words, “You’re going to have a baby,” can change so much, especially your pant size. If you’re worried about upcoming bulges or trying to adjust to your post pregnancy baby figure, never fear. You can at least...