What's A Rain Barrel Diverter And Do I Need One?
Rain barrels are a handy way to save plant-loving rain water for gardens and planters and a smart way to conserve water.…
Cleaning Cross Stitch
It is important to protect your cross stitch fabric while work is in progress. Always cover your work when you put…
Talking to Kids About the Connecticut Shootings
I have struggled where to publish this but I decided this is a good place and it can be passed on to those that you…
Knitting With Sweaty Hands
Most hand knitters experience sweaty hands or palms at some time, while knitting a project. It does not happen all…
Top 5 Couples Halloween And Fancy Dress Costumes
Dressing up for a fancy dress party as a couple can be so much fun and with the amount of amazing costumes available…
Festival Of Lights - East Peoria Illinois
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Container Gardening Vegetables
Container gardening vegetables is an excellent choice for the home gardener who doesn't have large single area to grow in. Just about any vegetable will grow well in a pot. You can use any kind of container as long as it is the right size for the plant inside it.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 08, 2011  
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Cuttlebug Embossing Folders
What is a Cuttlebug Machine In case you are new to the world of cuttlebugs, the Cuttlebug machine is made by Provo Craft and is used to die-cut shapes, letters, numbers, characters and also to emboss cardstock and die-cuts. It will cut through thin felt, metal, chipboard, papers and more.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Scrapbooking   Jun 13, 2011  
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Aida Plus
The cross stitch fabric, Aida Plus, is a modern fabric which has many of the useful properties of perforated paper, but none of its weaknesses. You can cut it, trim it and shape it without any unravelling, fraying or splitting and, unlike perforated paper, it is hand washable and will…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 28, 2014  
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Going Home With Your Precious Premature Baby
When all the hard and trying times are over. When the distance between the two of you come to an end and overcoming the breastfeeding difficulties. After you have come over the shock of your tiny baby, and when you have stopped experiencing the emotional rollercoaster. When you have done…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Duct Tape Projects Have Evolved
Duct tape has long been used for everyday mending and repairing of common household items and other items. These repairs range from taping boxes closed and sealing packages to fixing automobile and boat seats and everything in between. Nearly every home has a partially used roll of this wonderful gray…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   May 16, 2011  
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When Can I Get Pregnant?
“When can I get pregnant?” If you are a woman, you may have asked yourself this same question thousands of times. The truth is, most women are born with a natural desire to have babies. It may not become apparent until you meet your mate, possibly get married, have sex,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 14, 2011  
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Determinate Tomatoes Vs Indeterminate Tomatoes - What is the Difference?
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between determinate tomato varieties and indeterminate tomato varieties? Knowing the difference between the two types will help you decide what tomato plant would be best to plant in your own garden. I think this is one of the most popular questions I…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jun 04, 2011  
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Celebrate Your Pregnancy – Make Some Memories
This is a special magical time in your life. And it is a once in a lifetime experience that you cannot live through ever again. Why not think about doing something to memorise these nine months, something a little interesting, something clever, something quirky and always something fun to commemorate…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Top 5 Unusual Halloween Costumes For Kids
When it comes to choosing a costume for a child or the child choosing for themselves for Halloween or any fancy dress party we are really spoiled for choice with the amount of amazing sometimes crazy costumes we can buy in our shops or online. With so much to choose…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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Cross Stitch Charts
The two types of cross stitch - stamped cross stitch and counted cross stitch - are worked differently. Counted cross stitch uses a design that is worked from a chart while the design is printed on the fabric with stamped cross stitch. The specific skill involved with reading the cross…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Saint Patricks Day Costumes- Cool Alternative Options
Saint Patrick's Day is just creeping around the corner and as I write this article in Ireland, I can feel the buzz around this town already gearing up. Saint Paddies day is an exciting time in Ireland, and of-course in other places around the world as celebrations explode all over…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Holidays   Mar 08, 2011  
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How to Grow Cucumbers Indoors
Cucumbers are one of those vegetables that just scream fresh, and you can't get any fresher than growing them yourself. Coincidentally, cucumbers are easy to grow indoors. Cucumbers are also beautiful plants when cared for properly. If you don't know how to grow cucumbers indoors look no further. I am…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 09, 2011  
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Top 5 Unusual Sexy Halloween And Fancy Dress Costumes For Adults
There are so many Sexy costumes to choose from that at times it seems you can see the exact same costume everywhere. So for this reason I have sellected some different and unusual sexy themed costumes to give you a different and more exciting range to choose from. Continuing on…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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10 Things to Do Before You Fall Pregnant
When you are ready to take the big dive into the crazy world of motherhood, there might be a few things you and future dad will want to get sorted out first in order to make sure you will have a safe, healthy enjoyable pregnancy and birth. Go and get…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Foods to Help You Conceive Naturally - the B6 Connection
If you are planning to start a family, then patience is a virtue! It's so easy to assume that once contraception is stopped, then a pregnancy will happen quickly. We spend a lot of our adult lives trying to avoid pregnancy and are naturally incredulous when it doesn't happen right…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 16, 2011  
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Cross Stitch Tips
These tried and tested tips may help you to avoid mistakes and will make cross stitching easier. Tip 1: Organize your threads before you start any project because this will help you to avoid problems later. Always include the colour number of the thread. Including the thread manufacturer's name is…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Morning Sickness
The severity of morning sickness during pregnancy depends on the woman. It will be different for everyone. Many women suffer tremendously, while others suffer only in a minimal sense and go through it rather quickly. But to back up a step, what exactly is morning sickness? Morning sickness is the…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Feb 27, 2011  
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Camping Successfully With Your Toddler
To take the toddler camping, or not. That is the question. Some of you may be telling yourselves, "Ah, I can do it! I'm a super parent!" That may be true. But for those of us that aren't (including me), here's a few tips that may help you out on…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   May 30, 2011  
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3 Stink Bug Pest Control Tips
Many people reporting to have a stink bug infestation claim the numbers to be mind boggling. It seems when these critters get out of control they simply take over an area. This can be devastating if the area happens to be your front porch. While the stink bug is relatively…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jul 11, 2011  
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Never Organize Your Home Guide
As I look around my house I wonder how much of it needs to be organized or is it ok just the way it is. You may ask yourself that very same question, since you basically know where everything is why be bothered with all the extra work of some…
By:  in  Home and Family   Mar 11, 2011  
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Cross Stitch Thread
There is a large range of cross stitch threads available today. Choosing the right colour and type of thread can greatly enhance any cross stitch design. Cross stitch thread or floss is made up of six strands altogether. Anchor and DMC are two of the most commonly available, popular and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Cake Decorating Tools - 12 Pc Pattern Press Set
One can never have too many useful cake decorating tools. Each one has its own unique purpose. A wide range of tools is essential in creating your masterpiece. Decorating your own special occasion cake can give you a great sense of accomplishment and can save you money, too. You can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Aug 22, 2011  
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The Disrespectful Teenager
Almost as soon as children learn to talk, they also start to "talk back". Once a toddler has learned the meaning of the word "no" from his parent, he quickly figures out how to use the word "no" himself. "Time to pick up your blocks, Tommy!" says Tommy's father to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   Mar 20, 2011  
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Top 5 Unusual Halloween Costumes For Adults
When it comes to choosing a Halloween or fancy dress costume most of the time we all think about the same themes and the usual costumes whether it will be a ghost, soldier, cowboy and so on so it is great when you can come along with a unique and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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Stretching And Mounting Cross Stitch
Stretching and mounting your completed work is an important part of the finishing process. It is a vital elements because the most wonderful piece of work can be totally ruined if it is puckered or creased. It is always worth going to the trouble of finishing your work properly by…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 28, 2014  
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Working With Different And Unusual Cross Stitch Fabrics
There are a variety of different and unusual materials that you can use for your cross stitch projects. These include plastic canvas, perforated paper, waste canvas and silk gauze. Working with Plastic Canvas Plastic canvas opens up the possibility of working three dimensional projects in cross stitch. A relatively recent…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Pregnancy And Medical Conditions Part 2 – Depression
There are many ways to deal and manage with a chronic medical condition together with being pregnant. It may seem like a careful balancing act for you with all the special diets, the exercise, your medical monitoring and all your medications. You have a lot going on in your life,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Easter Little Bo Peep And Sheep Fun Costumes
Spring is just really kicking in and Easter is just a few weeks away and is a valuable time for families spending time together, having fun with games or just a family meal. It is a major celebration world wide and with a lot of people taking long breaks, schools…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Apr 07, 2011  
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Rid Pests Organically | Organic Pest Control
The first thing gardeners and home owners turn to when it comes to pests is a spray. The problem with killing bugs is that you can't target which bugs to kill or deter with sprays. Many of the bugs you are killing could be helping ward off other infestations. If…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jul 20, 2011  
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Do You Want A Home Birth? Is it Possible?
Are you one of the many women who want to deliver your baby in the comfort and privacy of your own home? Is it possible or is it not? I will give you everything you need to know in able to welcome your new baby home safely at home. A…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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