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  • Fun Activities This Summer That Also Educate Your Children
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    Fun Activities This Summer That Also Educate Your Children

    4 years ago

    Summer can be a challenging time for parents when the kids are out of school. Sometimes you can just let them play, but too often leaving them to their own devices can turn into vegetating in front of the television or getting into mischief. Here...

  • How to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger
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    How to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

    5 years ago

    A small bathroom has its advantages. A small space means less to clean and less to maintain. However, a small space—bathroom or otherwise—can also feel cramped. Believe it or not, the right decorating can fix that problem. You can decorate your...

  • One Simple Thing You Can Do To Increase Internet Traffic and Sales
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    One Simple Thing You Can Do To Increase Internet Traffic and Sales

    5 years ago

    What if there was one thing you could do for your site to make it “stickier”? It would get people to spend a little more time on your site and might even entice them to click through and make a purchase or sign up for your mailing list. ...

  • Top Fantasy Films of the Last 30 Years
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    Top Fantasy Films of the Last 30 Years

    5 years ago

    At the time of this writing it is cold and nasty outside and if you do not have to go out, animal instinct is probably directing you to hunker down and enjoy the comfort of your shelter. It is a good time to peruse the DVD collection for some old...

  • Acting Tips for the Novice
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    Acting Tips for the Novice

    6 years ago

    I know there are a lot of people—especially young people—who dream of acting. I congratulate those people and wish them well in their pursuit. But if you are a novice or have yet to gain any real experience, it is good to have a few tips to...

  • The Benefits of Acting Class for Children
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    The Benefits of Acting Class for Children

    5 years ago

    The study of acting can help instill confidence in children, it gives them an outlet for creativity and offers a medium for social interaction.

  • As Seen From the Distance
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    As Seen From the Distance

    5 years ago

    I heard the creak and then the slap of the screen door as it flew open hitting the side of the house. My sister came flying out the door, hooting and jibbering, followed closely behind by my mother. It was a familiar enough sight in our...

  • Looking for a Fundraiser? Why Not Put on a Show?
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    Looking for a Fundraiser? Why Not Put on a Show?

    6 years ago

    If you are looking for a fun and unique fundraising idea, why not consider putting on a show. You offer people, not just a product but an experience. Producing a play need not be expensive. It will be some work, but it can also be a lot of fun. ...

  • Life As A House
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    Life As A House

    5 years ago

    Searching the incarnations of these streets you stop to stand in the door way of a house. This is the closest you will ever come to time travel, watching the motes fall through air that hasn't reached human lungs in decades cutting through...

  • Become a Better Writer: Write Every Day
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    Become a Better Writer: Write Every Day

    6 years ago

    Want to become a better writer? Many people do. But what seperates the successful, working writers from the pipe dreamers? According to some of those successful working writers, the answer is simply sitting down and doing it. Many writers...

  • Doomsday Preppers
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    Doomsday Preppers

    6 years ago

    Recently, National Geographic Channel ran a (documentary?) on survivalists, entitled Doomsday Preppers. The families who participated were portrayed as rather extreme in their activities to prepare for the end of the world as we know it. The mother...

  • Dying Eggs Without A Kit
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    Dying Eggs Without A Kit

    6 years ago

    With Easter upon us many people, parents especially, will likely be hitting the stores for egg dying kits. However, it is not necessary to buy a kit to decorate your eggs. While you likely won't design a Fabrige style egg after reading this article,...

  • The Ultimate Simple Playdough Recipe
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    The Ultimate Simple Playdough Recipe

    5 years ago

    pfctdayelise Moms, teachers and childcare professionals everywhere are always on the look out for fun ways to keep the kids entertained especially if it is simple and doesn't break the budget. One thing I have found that kids LOVE to do is make and...

  • Food Prices to Rise in 2011
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    Food Prices to Rise in 2011

    6 years ago

    According to the USDA food prices are expected to rise 3-4% in 2011. This rise is due to factors such as the rising price of oil, radical weather and growing demand on the world's supply, use of food crops for bio-fuel and commodities speculation....

  • When to Begin Planting a Garden
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    When to Begin Planting a Garden

    7 years ago

    As a novice gardener waiting eagerly for spring to arrive, I am curious about what I should be doing right now to prepare. I worry about the window of opportunity for certain projects. I know that succesfully planting a garden requires staying on...

  • Stem the Tide of the Recession: Grow Your Own Victory Garden!
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    Stem the Tide of the Recession: Grow Your Own Victory Garden!

    7 years ago

    During the First and Second World War Americans were encouraged to grow gardens called "Victory Gardens." The purpose of these gardens was to free up goods so that troops could be provided with adequate food supplies. During that time 41% of...

  • Living Silence
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    Living Silence

    5 years ago

    Silence makes people uncomfortable. They try to fill it with noise and clutter as if it were a void. They think it is an empty, dead thing. I disagree-- It is the scrambled classroom after the last bell. It is the frozen darkness just...

  • Looking For A Great Film To Watch?  Consider One Of These
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    Looking For A Great Film To Watch? Consider One Of These

    5 years ago

    There are so many great films out there choosing the best film to see depends on the mood you are in. Here are a list of some of my favorites. Enjoy. Everything is Illuminated Based on a book of the same name, It stars Elijah Wood as Johnathan, an...

  • Become An Entrepreneur With One Of These Low Cost Business Ideas
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    Become An Entrepreneur With One Of These Low Cost Business Ideas

    5 years ago

    With job security becoming less certain and many workers becoming dissatisfied with their own situation, many people are considering reducing their vulnerability by investing in themselves and starting their own businesses. But what sorts of...

  • Home Decor 101: Beginning Home Decoration
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    Home Decor 101: Beginning Home Decoration

    5 years ago

    Moving into a new place or redecorating an old one and having the freedom to make it your own can be exhilerating.  But with all of the options available and the things that need to be done, home decorating can also be a little overwhelming. ...

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