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Lorelei Cohen (Ladymermaid)

Joined 15 years ago from Canada

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    Don't Save Empty Toilet Paper Rolls for Craft Supplies

    3 years ago

    Recycling items to be used in craft projects is great but please do not recycle any item that is used in your bathroom. I cringe knowing craft projects made from empty toilet paper rolls are often aimed at young children. The toilet area can be the perfect breeding ground for germs and bacteria

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    3 Easy Crochet Borders That Adapt To Virtually Any Yarn Handicraft

    4 years ago

    Yarn crafts can be easily personalized simply by changing the colour choice of wool or the style of border used to accent its basic design. The same pattern can be completed numerous times yet each finished item will have its own unique appearance when finished

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    Decorative Knit 5 Heart Dishcloth Pattern

    4 years ago

    This 5 heart dishcloth pattern is now one of my favourite craft projects. Knit in 100% cotton yarn it creates an absorbent cloth that is strong durable and ideal for the practical project it is used for.

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    4 Lacy Hearts a Free Knit WashCloth Pattern

    4 years ago

    Made from 100% cotton these handmade knit washcloths are a wonderfully practical craft project. The lace like design of the hearts is delightfully decorative. The pattern is a simple yet effective design to add a touch of elegance to this otherwise everyday item

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    Create a Knit Pattern From a Picture and Graph Paper

    20 months ago

    All you need for this knit project is an idea, graph paper, needles, and yarn. An image such as a heart, star, sun, butterfly, cup, truck, or train can display very well. You can also spell out a word or name on your cloth. The simpler a design, the better it will show on your finished work.

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    How to Build a Better School or Office Bulletin Board

    4 years ago

    Notice boards tend to become popular because they feature important information or an ever revolving fun mix of interesting material. A well displayed board is one of the key reasons it will attract traffic but there are many ways to increase its community appeal

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    Benefits of Being the Shy Child in the Family

    22 months ago

    I am most often a watcher, not a participant but like a tiny computer, I digest images and vocal tones. I am intuitive, empathetic, introverted, and highly analytical. These are qualities that are often present in shy individuals. There are detrimental aspects of shyness but there are also benefits

  • What are the Odds of These Rare Things Happening to You

    What are the Odds of These Rare Things Happening to You

    5 years ago

    Our distinctive looks, personality, and intelligence are what separate us from the rest of the world's population. These factors display our individuality but also our similarity to one another. So exactly how rare a person are you?

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    Snack Foods That Won't Let You Cheat on Your Diet

    5 years ago

    Dieting can be difficult and when a snack attack hits the urge to eat can be irresistible. Simply eating anything isn't likely to calm that craving for a treat so let's take a peek at the snacks that will help to keep you feeling satisfied for longer and why these foods work the way they do

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    Important New Pinning Tips for Pinterest

    3 years ago

    Pinterest has completed a major update on their website and with this change comes a new set of platform directives for those who pin there. Hashtags are back in, long pins are out, and pinning daily is more important than it has previously ever been

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    The Names We Call Our Grandma

    8 months ago

    Grandma, granny, nana, or mimi; there are many names that can be applied to the family matriarch. Sometimes the title is chosen because of language or cultural norms, or it is a selection made by a grandchild who is not yet able to voice the traditional title, so the name is shortened.

  • Gift Ideas for Trump: The 45th U.S. President

    Gift Ideas for Trump: The 45th U.S. President

    3 years ago

    Donald Trump is like no other predecessor before him so these are unique gift suggestions for this very different 45th president of the United States. A Whac-A-Mole game, the turkeys pardoned by Obama, a bottle of fine Russian vodka, or a Russian nesting doll (you may interpret this as you choose).

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    When Social Media Makes You Crazy

    3 years ago

    A positive attitude is contagious and so is a negative one. How is social media affecting you? Whether or not you agree with most social media posts, they all tend to have the potential to cause stress. Propaganda can affect your emotions, mood, and behaviour.

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    210 Reasons to Live

    2 years ago

    Sometimes when we are hurting we forget how truly wonderful life is and how special its blessings are. It can be very difficult to see past the pain. Time can heal the wounds. When times are trying on the heart we just have to be patient and allow the passing of time to weave its magic healing spell

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    30+ Trending Twitter Hashtags for Each Day of the Week

    15 months ago

    Adding hashtags to your Twitter posts can help you trend and reach more people. Here are a bunch of popular day-of-the-week hashtags you can use.

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    Join the #kindnessMatters Movement

    4 years ago

    When the negativity seems completely out of control a tiny spark can ignite a movement to change what currently seems lost. Posting happy positive messages can help. #Kindnessmatters Hashtag it!

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    Rare Disease Day: Creating Awareness for Myositis

    5 years ago

    For those who have a rare illness, awareness and understanding are crucial in getting the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. The last day in February is a day to raise awareness for these health conditions

  • Inflammation and Allergies of the Eye

    Inflammation and Allergies of the Eye

    4 years ago

    An allergy occurs because our immune system senses the intrusion of a foreign substance into the body. It reacts to protect the body from this supposed threat. Pink Eye is inflammation of the eye and

  • Romantic Ways to Pop the Question

    Romantic Ways to Pop the Question

    4 years ago

    Proposing to the one that you love is romantic and even the most fumbled proposal will generally be fondly remembered well into future years. There are ways that you can make your proposal much more

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    What Is the Safest Cookware to Use?

    18 months ago

    Your cookware may not be as safe as you think it is. I was shocked to learn that Teflon and other non-stick cooking surfaces can contain toxins that are transferable not only through the surface of the pan but also through the air during the cooking process.

  • Recipes: Banana Oatmeal Muffins

    Recipes: Banana Oatmeal Muffins

    4 years ago

    Muffins are famous for being unhealthy but this is one muffin that you can say goes against the grain. It is pretty much the best that a muffin can be. Oatmeal is a happy heart food and this treat is sweet

  • Weight Loss: Facts and Figures

    Weight Loss: Facts and Figures

    6 years ago

    There are a few simple tips that will make your weight loss plan just a wee bit easier to follow. Knowing these facts will also help to increase the odds of your being successful with your diet plan

  • Inexpensive Yet Amazing Ways to Give

    Inexpensive Yet Amazing Ways to Give

    4 years ago

    We have it within ourselves to give in many different ways. There are a multitude of inexpensive yet amazing methods by which we can give and compared to those who are less fortunate than ourselves we do have so very much to share

  • What The Heck Are Snickerdoodle Cookies?

    What The Heck Are Snickerdoodle Cookies?

    4 years ago

    Snickerdoodle cookies are a very distinctive sugar coated cookie. It is believed that they may have originated in Germany, England or Holland, but it is difficult to trace the exact anscestry of these delicious sugar coated cookies.

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    Recipes Dads Cookies

    5 years ago

    Crispy, sweet and tasting just slightly of coconut, these oatmeal cookies put a real twist on the traditional oatmeal cookie. These have flavor, crunch, zip and sweet all rolled into one crispy little cookie.

  • Traditional Rice Pudding

    Traditional Rice Pudding

    3 years ago

    As a desert rice pudding is a traditional treat that has been around for thousands of years. The first rice puddings were served using honey as a sweetener and goats milk as its cream base

  • Teaching Him To Reduce Reuse And Recycle

    Teaching Him To Reduce Reuse And Recycle

    6 years ago

    Going green hasn't been easy for him. He was born in the "disposable era". The concept of actually sorting through, composting, and recycling garbage just isn't an idea that makes any sense to him...

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    Health Benefits Of Turnip Greens

    3 years ago

    Turnip greens are generally chucked out in the trash rather than eaten as a side dish at supper. The top leafy portion of the turnip plant tends to be very misjudged as to its importance as a food source.

  • So You Think That You Can Dance?

    So You Think That You Can Dance?

    4 years ago

    Most Senior Centers host events to keep the spirits and health of seniors in as tip top condition as possible and at one of these events this is working beyond everyone's expectations. Seniors symptoms of illness and pain are temporarily falling away

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    Foods That Will Help You Lose Weight

    6 years ago

    Zero calorie or Negative calorie diets like 'The Cabbage Soup Diet' and 'The Grapefruit Diet' are diet plans that are based on the principle that the foods you eat can help you to lose weight even if you consume large amounts of these.


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