Are You Embarassed by Your Civil War Uniform Impression?

Are You Embarassed by Your Civil War Uniform Impression?

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“Authentic,” “authentic,” “authentic” is all you hear if you are new or a hard core reenactor. You look all over to find period Civil War Uniform articles. But when you finally get them, do you feel like you know what to do with them?
Following are some researched tips on how to wear your Civil War Uniform once you have gathered it all together:
*Civil War soldiers wore their haversack and canteen on the left side. A typical soldier’a haversack included a pipe kit, tobacco, coffee, a sewing kit, rations, personal photos and letters.
*Purchase an inexpensive shirt from a sutler. Learn how to do a little bit of stitching – all you need to learn is a basic running stitch. Topstitch around the pockets, cuffs, collar and give the shirt a more authentic look with the hand stitching. Your $20-shirt is now worth $100.
For a definitive book on the Civil War Uniform, ECHOES OF GLORY contains accurate pictures and descriptions of arms and equipment of the Civil War.
*When Confederate and Union soldiers were on the march, keeping clean was difficult. Camping by a stream was a chance for them to wash some of their clothes as well as themselves. To add some authenticity to your impression at a reenactment, pin your socks to your uniform and dry them out, as they would have done. Sling your shoes over the other shoulder and go barefooted. You know … Read more

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Keys To Blogging Success With Social Media

Keys To Blogging Success With Social Media

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For sure you have heard about the fact that blogging success involves a lot of social media help. If you haven’it, then you probably have not gone into the core part of internet marketing. Social media is a fast way of marketing your online business to different parts of the online world. It’is where the fish are. If you have a business online that you want to promote as fast and as easy as you can, you only need to visit as many social media websites to get it done right away. There are many places for social media that you can find online and some are even very popular to those who know nothing about internet marketing.
When it comes to social media, you need to learn a few important tips and keys to making your blogging a great success.
Making use of your knowledge in this area will surely take your blog into heights. Here are some few key points that you need to keep in mind when using social media marketing:
Get a huge following. Having a huge number of followers will not only get you a huge number of friends on any social media site that you are registered in – it will also help you market your business online. Let’a set Facebook for example, where almost all the people in the entire world are hanging out every second of their day. If you had 5,000 friends … Read more

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Beauty Tips To Enhance Your Good Looks (2)

Beauty Tips To Enhance Your Good Looks

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Beauty comes from the inside. You’ve must have heard this statement at least once before. There is a lot of truth to it, and although sometimes it can be hard to believe, we all should try to live by this statement even more. This is why we’ve collected all of these tips for you so that you can always feel and look your best no matter what.

Let your hair cool off after blow drying it. Letting your hair cool will help set your hair style. If your hair has a hard time holding any style, try using hairspray while blow drying it, using curling irons or hot rollers. This will ensure your hairstyle stays put.

Did you get a look at yourself in a public mirror and notice how oily your skin looks? Don’t fret. Tear off a corner of toilet paper, and dab it on your skin to soak up the oil and shine. The hard toilet paper is an excellent blotter, and you look picture perfect again.

While taking care of your appearance is something that is very important for a myriad of reasons it should never be done at the expense of your personality. This means that you shouldn’t forget your social life and your other interests in an attempt to give more time to take care of your physical appearance.

Your eye makeup should seek to enhance your natural beauty. When you are looking to … Read more

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