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Cross Stitch Fabrics
Fabrics for cross stitch include aida cloth, cotton evenweave, linen evenweave fabrics and plastic canvas. Note when cutting your fabric, you should add an extra two to three inches around the entire outside to allow for securing your edges as well as for framing. Aida fabric or aida cloth is…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Beat the Winter Bugs Without Drugs While You Are Pregnant
The winter wonderland can be a wonderful and an awful time. You can survive this time by staying clear of medications. Here are a few tips on how to beat the winder bugs. Normally the flu is not fun, and when you are pregnant this is the worst thing that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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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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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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How to Soothe A Teething Baby
Teething baby won’t sleep? A grumpy crying baby? Baby won’t eat? Sound familiar? When my daughter started teething, her sleep went from “awesome” to “awful”. The days could be challenging, but the nights were the worst. It’s so hard to watch you baby in pain, and if this has been…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jul 03, 2011  
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Future Hurdles With Your Precious Premature Baby
You and your premature baby has overcome a massive challenge in the past weeks or months with getting well and strong enough to go home. Then as time passes by, you start to notice a few difficulties; some may be long term, and some only short term. These include like…
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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Caesarean Sections – What Can You Expect?
I will go into great detail about all the ins, the outs, the pros and the cons where caesarean sections are concerned. This is a major surgical procedure. Another name for a C-section is a normal birth bypass, although they can be lifesaving in case there are complications during birth…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Who Needs A Coupon For Laundry Detergent?
Lots and lots of people are searching for a coupon for laundry detergent. Why? I am willing to bet it is because laundry detergent is expensive! It is very expensive. We all do laundry and some of us do a lot of laundry. Now in my case, I own a…
By:  in  Home and Family   Jun 28, 2011  
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Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas - Fog Machine
Need a fog machine for your Halloween decor this year? You can find fog machines for sale online for reasonable prices just about anywhere. Most people will agree that there is nothing more spooky than having a layer of fog floating around your yard on Halloween. Fog machines, mixed with…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Holidays   Sep 07, 2011  
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Growing Tomatoes From Seed - 12 Easy Steps on How to Grow Tomatoes From Seeds
Growing tomatoes from seed is easy with the right conditions. Once you find out step by step how to grow tomatoes from seeds successfully you will more than likely never buy another started tomato plant again. To germinate and grow, tomato seeds, like any other seeds, require the basic growing…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Jun 01, 2011  
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Needle Felting With Wool Roving -- An Easy and Fun Way to Be Creative
Needle felting is a new and exciting craft that is quickly growing in popularity. Using wool roving, special barbed felting needles and a piece of foam, one can create all kinds of items. It is easy, fun, and satisfies the creative need in the crafter. It's a great craft to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 24, 2011  
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Preparing Fabric for Cross Stitching
One of the most important steps when beginning any cross stitch project is to prepare the fabric. Just like you would prepare a wall for painting, preparing fabric for cross stitch saves you a lot of time, energy and frustration. Removing a whole row of stitches because of just one…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 28, 2014  
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Top 5 Justice League Superhero Costumes For Kids
The Green Lantern Movie this year staring Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan may have been just a watchable ok movie but it has generated a huge interest in The Justice League comics again as well as the costumes available for all the superhero characters for both adults and kids. This…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Jul 18, 2011  
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Cross Stitching Tips
Cross stitching is such a fun needlecraft and is a relatively simple activity. Below you will find some tips and hints that will help you to really enjoy each and every project. Tip 1: Always work the first half of all full cross stitches in the same direction. this ensures…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Hobbies   Jan 29, 2014  
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What Do You Buy? Crib Or Playpen
What to Buy? Crib or Playpen? Being first time parents, you will encounter a lot of problems and challenges. One of the most common if not the most common issue is whether to buy a crib or playpen.  So are you confused? crib or playpen?  Each has its own advantages…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Baby Boomer   Sep 22, 2011  
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Using Space - dyed Threads
Wonderful effects can be achieved if space-dyed or variegated threads are used carefully and sparingly. A simple design, for example, an alphabet or name, can be transformed by substituting this type of thread for a single colour. When using variegated thread, where the colour gradually changes from a very pale…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Taking Care Of Your Teeth During Pregnancy
Let’s have some teeth talk. By now you know that you and an increased amount of blood and hormones surging through your body when you are pregnant. This has an effect on your organs and soft tissue areas, including your mouth and your gums. These become softer, more swollen and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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Vegetable Gardening Layout Tips - 3 Important Things to Consider
While planting your own vegetable garden might seem like a great idea, most people really do not know where to start. Preparing your layout before you plant will make the job at hand much more pleasurable and assure that your plants grow and thrive - not to mention give you…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   May 08, 2012  
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Ivf Process Step By Step
Any kind of fertility treatment can seem full of confusing procedures and many couples feel that they are being swept along on a tide over which they have little control.  As with many things, a deeper knowledge can mean less apprehension and understanding the IVF process step by step can…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Mar 08, 2011  
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Worlds Strongest Man
The very first day I met this man was the day that I was born, though I didn’t know him or his abilities at the time. I soon found these out later on in my life. Everything was a normal way of life, till I was about 13 years old.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Aug 02, 2011  
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Cross Stitch Chart
Cross stitch designs are available where the pattern is printed directly on to the fabrics and the cross stitches are worked to cover the printing. These designs are known as stamped cross stitch. The resulting cross stitches tend to be uneven and rather hit and miss, so results can be…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Infertility Problems - Tips How to Get Pregnant Naturally
Every year more and more couples have problems to have a baby. They simply suffer for infertility. It is not the only reason why there are less babies born. First of all, people do not have enough money to satisfy their own needs because they do not have a well…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 29, 2011  
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How to Grow Columbine
Aquilegia, also known as columbine, is an old-fashion favorite that looks great in the garden and makes decorative cut flowers. These hardy, herbaceous evergreen perennials are found in the wild throughout North America, Siberia and other northern temperate regions. The columbine is known for its beautiful, distinctively spurred flowers that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Feb 22, 2011  
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Top 5 Family Halloween And Fancy Dress Costume Ideas
As I write a series of Top 5 Articles here at Street Articles, one that just popped in to my head is, what could a family do together at Halloween or any fancy dress party costume wise? In other words, how could you interact with your children with some sort…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parties   Feb 21, 2013  
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Looking Forward
Looking Forward Being a widow at age 25 is very challenging. Being single parent of three children ,life is so hard to think about. But i need to look forward for our future. My life in the province is worst than simple . W e dont haveelectricity.We just use a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Death Dying   Mar 26, 2011  
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Cope With Labor – Breathe In… Breathe Out…
I am writing this today because this is something I really needed to do when I was in labor. I did not know all about the breathing to cope with labor, it is really simple and powerful. Apparently this is one of the most profound ways to manage your labor.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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When to Start Potty Training
“When should I start potty training my toddler?” This is a question that I’m sure every parent has asked themselves or has asked someone else. There is really not a specific age to start potty training. Some parents have successfully potty trained their toddlers as early as at 18-24 months,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Mar 11, 2011  
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Vegetable Organic Gardening
Growing a vegetable organic garden isn't really the hard work that you think it is. In fact,if you do it the right way, it can be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. You'll be able to prepare much healthier meals for your family without really changing your diet. Eating organically grown…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Gardening   Feb 04, 2011  
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More Than Moring Sickness – Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Two of the least appreciated symptoms of many pregnancies are nausea and vomiting, aka morning sickness. About seventy percent of pregnant woman suffer from morning sickness, with nausea and vomiting. But for about two percent of these, morning sickness can turn into something horrible, something much worse than your normal…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Pregnancy   Apr 01, 2016  
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