Packing a Picnic

The beautiful, mild days of spring are ahead and it’s time to start thinking about how to enjoy them. There are several ways to take advantage of the pleasant weather to maximize your outdoor experience and one of my absolute favorites is something as simple as a picnic. The word picnic evokes imagery of sunshine and grass, gingham quilts and wicker baskets, and food that is complimented by refreshing beverages in sealed canning jars. If…

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Three Steps to Begin the Journey of Healing

We have become a nation dependent on instant gratification. Be it instant Coffee, an instant meal or instant money from an ATM we have grown lazy when it comes to putting forth effort to attain what we seek. The concept that healing is a process has become foreign to most, but it is just that, a process. Most of us would like to be better human beings. We strive to better ourselves yet we have…

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Best Way to Remove Glittery Makeup

Glitter–it is a makeup product that gets a lot of play during the holidays, kind of like a glittering trail of evidence that tells the world exactly where you’ve been. Stepping out with a smoky glitter eye just seems right, until the following day when it’s all over your pillow (or his) and hanging around long after you want it. Rather than scrub your skin until it’s red, try these steps for removing glittery makeup.…

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5 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 the first day of spring arrives much to the relief of cooped up kids and parents with cabin fever. Celebrating spring, or the vernal equinox, is just one way to shake off the old and put on the new. After months of cold, frozen weather, you deserve to enjoy the big thaw! I can think of five ways to celebrate the first day of spring. Try one or use all the…

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Cure Those Wintertime Blues

It happens every year. The snow comes, the days shorten and everyone around me gets really grumpy. I will admit it gets to me at times but I try my best to not allow the lack of sunlight to affect my mood. I don’t think it’s just the snow and the bitter cold, I have friends who live where snow refuses to fall and they feel the same sense of gloom. You can’t make winter…

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How Moms Can Get a Good Night Sleep

At night you are usually looking forward to enjoying a sound sleep. Especially after you have spent most of the day dealing with your children. But there are some that have difficulty falling alseep. Even the slightest sound can cause them to toss and turn. Or they may be continually thinking about what they need to get done the next day. Unfortunately by the time you fall asleep, the alarm clock seems to go off…

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How to Plan and Host the Perfect Barbecue

Who doesn’t like a barbecue? What better way to relax in the sun, hang with family and friends, and enjoy some of the best cooking that ever touched your lips? Some of my most cherished memories are from times when my family and I either hosted or attended barbecues. Why not make some new memories and plan to host a barbecue today? This article will tell you exactly how to plan the perfect barbecue that…

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Skin Care Tips for Twenty Somethings

What is the first thing you notice about people? Is it their hairstyle, the kind of shoes they are wearing, or maybe their physique? First impressions are usually quite general, and based upon physical appearance, namely, the overall health and well-being of the person being scrutinized. The main visual clues humans use to perceive the health of another person are based on the appearance of the eyes, teeth, hair, figure and skin. It might be…

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