Daily Discoveries by GRACESHIP

Yumna Al-Arashi: World-Traveling Photojournalist With An Eye For Beauty


Recently named an up and coming journalist by Forbes Magazine, Yumna Al-Arashi works to break barriers and capture beauty while documenting raw human experience. We chat with Yumna about her travels around the world to capture her breathtaking images.

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Mashup: Music. Anytime. Anywhere.

Ever lost an iPod with all your music?  Had a broken Laptop? Ouch! What a pain when it comes to accessing your music! You no longer have to fret about losing your tunes - Mashup allows you to acquire your music anywhere and anytime!

Mashup is a Web & Mobile platform that allows you to store all of your music in “the cloud” and can be played on any wirelessly connected device.  There's no complicated software to download and install. It is real simple!  Just upload all of your music to Mashup.com and you will have access to it anywhere in the world.

Home computer? Yes! At your office work computer? Uh Huh! Your iPhone while cruising the city? You Bet! Your Android phone while vacationing in Europe? Of Course!  Literally, anywhere and at anytime as long as you have a wirelessly connected device. How convenient!

At GRACESHIP, we are always on the go and love listening to music no matter where we may be—at the office, heading to a meeting, or just relaxing at home after work hours.  Mashup has made it so easy for us to access our music anywhere and anytime of the day!

And the best part about it -- it's totally free!

The Summer's Best Beach Reads

At GRACESHIP, we are a little tired of the same, old fantasy reads that sweep America every year. Women-on-the-go need a relaxing read they can enjoy.

Thanks to Jessica Brody, we have found ten summer reads to relax you while on vacation or winding down from work. Brody is a writer and producer who has published five books within four years around the world. Below are her top recommended readings for "This Summer's Best Beach Reads."

  1. Love Under Cover: A Novel by Jessica Brody
  2. The Fidelity Files by Jessica Brody
  3. Love the One You're With by Emily Giffin
  4. Cruel Summer by Alyson Noel
  5. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
  6. Secrets of a Shoe Addict by Beth Harbison
  7. Certain Girls: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  8. Chasing Harry Winston: A Novel by Lauren Weisberger
  9. The Beach House by Jane Green
  10. One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell

 

One book that isn't on the list but is receiving loads of hype is E.L. James Novel: 50 Shades of Grey. Just this morning on the way to the office, people were calling in on the radio giving their opinions on this read. Some readers can't put it down while others could definitely do without it. We will let you form your own opinion.

According to the author, the novel is "erotic, amusing and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever". The second book is titled, Fifty Shades Darker and the third is Fifty Shades Freed.

With these great novels you'll be sure to have one of the most relaxing and enjoyable summers ever. So pack up your GRACESHIP bag and head out to paradise. Don't forget your sunscreen. ;)

Goodbye, Fax Machines! Hello, Free Web Service!

In today's world, new technology is introduced daily. DVD's and paper checks are all things of the past. Now, the fax machine is too! The next time someone from last century demands you fax them over something, check out Fax Zero!

As the name implies, Fax Zero requires zero fax machine on your end. The website allows you to send documents to a fax number in a breeze.  All you have to do is enter the fax number, your contact information, and upload your document with the a click of a button. You can even customize your cover letter to say what you would like!

This service not only saves a few trees by eliminating paper, it will also save you money. Printing documents can be time consuming and ink cartridges are expensive! Now, all documents can be sent electronically without having to mess with a printer.

There is no charge at all to use the service and up to five free faxes can be sent a day. You can also send up to three pages per fax.

This is a deal that really simplifies office work and the daily grind. The GRACESHIP team loves how quick and easy it is, and we think you will too! Check it out for yourself at www.faxzero.com. Happy faxing!