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Auburn Arborist Named “True Professional” by International Society of Arboriculture

Auburn Arborist  Named “True Professional” by International Society of Arboriculture

Gordon Mann, an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist and owner of Mann Made Resources in Auburn, California, has been named an ISA “True Professional of Arboriculture” for 2011.

The True Professional recognition program honors arborists and tree care professionals for their positive impact on the industry in and around their communities. ISA President Tim Gamma paid tribute to Mann at a ceremony on Monday, July 25 in Sydney, Australia as part of the ISA Annual Conference and Trade Show, held July 23—27, 2011.

“For Gordon, it’s all about encouraging people who are doing great things in arboriculture,” says Gamma. He doesn’t focus on the problem. Instead, Gordon is looking for ways to form partnerships and find new opportunities whether it is raising money for tree research or helping a nonprofit get off the ground.”

Among Mann’s best practices as a True Professional is his effort to increase awareness and raise money for tree care.

MomsLikeMe's next Moms Night Out is August 11

MomsLikeMe's next Moms Night Out is August 11

Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 11 at 6 p.m. for our next Moms Night Out!

The theme is Back to School Organization. The pros at West Sacramento's IKEA will give us great tips on how to start the schoolyear on the right foot with a place for everything and everything in its place!

We'll have treats and prizes! And the event is FREE!

Kids 10 and up are welcome to attend as well!

Sign up now!

How are you cooling off?

How are you cooling off?

Anyone else feel like we skipped from winter to summer last week? We've given up cold, wind and rain for warm temperatures.

But with high temperatures come high power bills once the air goes on. So, on MomsLikeMe, we have a poll asking, "Have you turned on your air conditioner yet?"

Vote here

Gallery showcase: The Ayana Bath Caddy

Gallery showcase: The Ayana Bath Caddy

Our friend Ms Lady Goats has done it again!  She literally built this fine friend the day it posted!  I adore the color, and I’m pretty fond of the final use for it, that she settled on…


What would you use it for?


I was thinking this would be fabulous for my own personal needs to make it a tad wider and use it for filing and paper!


Free DIY Furniture Plans for this unit can be found here…and to read about her build, visit her here~


Free real estate mobile app launched

Cheri Elliott, one of America’s most legendary cyclist and locally well known as “The Broker on a Bike,” announced the launch of her free real estate mobile app.

The app uses GPS, when available, to locate the user and instantly display real estate listings in the immediate area. No more having to pull flyers.  You can see and save all the listings details and photos on the spot. Users can also search by address, city or zip code to see property details for all homes for sale in a specified area, including price, square footage, estimated mortgage, taxes, features, maps, pictures and more. The “Refine Search” feature lets users select a price range, property type and the number of beds and baths to help them find just what they’re looking for. 

It works on standard cell phones, smartphones, and iPhones/iPads across all mobile carriers.   Cheri explains, “This tool is extremely powerful.