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Becca and Fitz Fitzpatrick are active 60-somethings. They've just purchased a rural acreage and are building their single-story, second home. They're empty-nesters and their new country house realizes a long-standing dream. "We're building wide (40-inch wide) concrete ramps - not steps - up to the front porch and the back patio," said Becca, "doorways (34 inches wide) will accommodate wheelchairs and our walk-in/roll-in two-person shower has no door, but does have... The toilet is a chair-height model with grab bars on each side. All light switches are low enough to reach while seated, main traffic areas are well lit and as they age, the Fitzpatricks are planning to put handrails in the hallway. One of the two master bathroom sinks has room to pull a wheelchair close (20-inch clearance) enough to reach the easy-to-turn-on-and-off faucet and is a lower height. The bathroom, itself, offers more than the recommended 60-inch radius turning area, all cabinets are within reach of a wheelchair occupant and flooring is cork, which cleans easily, doesn't absorb and provides a non-skid surface. Their builder also made the master bedroom spacious enough to allow 36-inch paths to access each side of the bed and space for a wheelchair to move easily in their walk-in closet. In the kitchen, surfaces are slightly lower than usual to accommodate being seated while preparing meals. There's also a dishwasher (energy efficient and low-water usage) and most shelving is easily accessible, including pull-out features and a lazy susan for storing cookware and baking pans. They have addressed environmental and health concerns, although both are perfectly healthy, with what home builders call "wellness systems. " These provide holistic solutions and include placement of energy-efficient windows to take advantage of natural lighting, energy efficient heat recovery ventilation that continuously filters air continuously and delicious-and-edible landscaping... Becca and Fitz prefer reaping a weekly harvest from the landscaping around their home, plus it will change with the seasons. "We also have a rock garden, where we've transplanted prickly pear cacti from the land we own," she said. Every year, we'll have the petals of the flowers for. Source: www.chron.com
Labor Day , a national holiday that celebrates all the hardworking men and women in the U. S. , is just around the corner. Many people often enjoy their long holiday weekend by going to the beach, hanging out at home, road tripping with friends or cooking up a bbq at a park. Others, take advantage of the amazing sales that many retail stores have to offer. For shopaholics, Labor Day weekend sales is the perfect excuse for fashion finds and great deals on clothing, shoes and accessories ---some of which are even at Black Friday prices. Don't believe us. Check out some of the Labor Day Savings that your favorite stores will have. •AMAZON: Labor Day Sale and Lighting Savings & Deals +Extra 20% OffSelect Clothing, Luggage & More w/Code LABORDAY20 (Exp. •AMERICAN EAGLE: Labor Day Sale - Extra 60% Off Clearance + BOGO 50% Off Nowhere to Go But Everywhere Collection (Exp. •JCPENNEY: 10-15% Off Almost Everything w/ Code: DLSPLS15. -Extra 25% Off Select Styles or $30% Off $150+ w/Code CLOCK31 (Exp. -10% Off Your Home Purchase w/Code MOUNTAIN (Exp. -$10 Off $25+ Purchase w/Code 4SCHOOL (Exp. •KOHL'S: Labor Day Sale - Up to 80% Off Clearance + 10% Off $75+ w/Code:SAVEVS3 or 15% Off $100+ w/Code DEALSPLUS15. $10 Off Orders $30+ w/Code COOKOUT10 (Exp. Extra 20% Off Fine Jewelry w/Code JEWELRY20 (Exp. Extra 15% Off Ceramic Cookware w/Code CERAMIC15 (Exp. Extra 15% Off Furniture, Mattresses, Home Decor & Rugs w/Code LABORDAY20 (Exp. Extra 10% Off Bedding w/Code BEDDING10 (Exp. •MACY'S: Labor Day Sale - Extra 10-20% Off & Extra 25% Off Clearance w/Code DEALS or Printable Coupon (Exp. -Extra 20% Off Lingerie & Intimates (Fit Matters Sale) w/Code FIT (Exp. -Extra 25-65% Off Men's Clothing & Shoes (No code needed). •AEROPOSTALE: Up to 70% Off Clearance Labor Day Sale + Extra 20% Off w/Code SCORE (Exp. •BANANA REPUBLIC: Early Labor Day Sale + Extra 40% Off Your Purchase w/Code BRFALL(Exp. •CARTER'S: Extra 25% Off $40 + 50% Off Labor Day Sale w/ Code: SUNNY25(Exp. •THE CHILDREN'S PLACE: Up to 60% Off Labor Day Sale on the Entire Store + 25% Off & Free. Source: www.latintimes.com
On Monday, Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR )’s shares declined -1. 29% to $70. 66. Marriott International’s award winning #LoveTravels campaign is launching a new portrait and video series featuring recognized Latino influencers Diane... #LoveTravels encourages all travelers to explore their personal passions, and celebrate their unique perspectives and experiences. The stories from the new #LoveTravels ambassadors reflect how travel is a transformative experience and a bridge between cultures, careers and families. Diego, Diane and Boyce Avenue, who are deeply proud of their heritage, talk about what it means for them to be Latino and American, their passion for human rights and the empowerment of the Latino community. Marriott International, Inc. operates franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. The company also licenses the development, operation, marketing, sale, and administration of vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and The... North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NYSE:NADL )’s shares gained 11. 03% to $0. 869. North Atlantic Drilling Limited (NADL) reports first quarter 2015 results. North Atlantic Drilling generates first quarter 2015 EBITDA* of $92. 4 million North Atlantic Drilling reports first quarter 2015 net loss of $11. 3 million and loss per share of $0. 06 Seadrill Limited provides guarantees for North Atlantic... 5 billion bond maturing in 2018 and for North Atlantic Drilling’s two secured credit facilities. In exchange, the lenders have agreed to replace North Atlantic Drilling’s financial covenants with Seadrill’s financial covenants Subsequent events. North Atlantic Drilling successfully extends the termination date of the Framework Agreement with Rosneft until May 31, 2017 The Board declares the resignation of Ms. Cecilie Fredriksen and Mr Harald Thorstein as directors of the Company. Fredriksen and Mr. Source: www.wsnewspublishers.com
One of the two master bathroom sinks has room to pull a wheelchair close (20-inch clearance) enough to reach the easy-to-turn-on-and-off faucet and is a lower height. The bathroom, itself, offers more than the recommended 60-inch radius turning
•AEROPOSTALE: Up to 70% Off Clearance Labor Day Sale + Extra 20% Off w/Code SCORE (Exp. 9/10). •BANANA REPUBLIC: Early Labor Day Sale + Extra 40% Off Your Purchase w/Code BRFALL(Exp. 9/8). •CARTER'S: Extra 25% Off $40 + 50% Off Labor
Comparable store sales during the Company's fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 were influenced by a noteworthyreduction in the level of clearance inventory sold contrast to the preceding year quarter, due to a two week final clearance program conducted in
first stop, Coach, empty handed; the average clearance price of CAD$130 wasn't bargain enough. In hindsight, neither was my fragrant new stash of Bath and Body Works products. The US and Canadian stores have the same 6 soaps for $24 promotion, but I
Sur La Table summer clearance sale: Great bargains can be had at area Sur la Table stores at the annual summer clearance sale. At some stores, select pieces of Le Creuset cookware are available at various clearance prices. You also can load up on items
At the Broadway Panhandler cookware clearance, Feb. 15 to 20, many pots and pans will be up to 70 percent off (the Le Creuset 4.5-quart Classic cast-iron round oven, originally $290, will be about $120); 65 East Eighth Street (Broadway), (212) 966-3434 ...
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