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Four days working. Three days at my own disposal. And still I fail to do what I had in mind on my free Wednesdays: write.

And why not? What’s keeping me? I can find countless excuses: I need to work extra hours; I need to spend some quality time with my boyfriend (this does seem to be a vital part in a relationship); I work all day behind a computer and I don’t feel like doing so at home as well. The list goes on.

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confessions of a wisconsin housewife

i’m on pinterest this morning sorting through different ideas and i came across this fun project that my future mother-in-law gave me instructions for about a month ago that i wanted to do with the kids at home. i got to thinking that this would be a fun “rustic” favor for our wedding, AND such a fun every day project for kids. (they get to get their little hands dirty!)

here’s the instructions i found:

mix 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup water, 1 packet unflavored gelatin (2.5tsp) & 3 TBSP corn syrup. add 4 cups of birdseed and mix well.

spray the inside of a heart shaped cookie cutter with cooking spray. line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and place cutter on it. pack birdseed mix into the cookie cutter firmly.

use a chopstick to make a hole at the top. pull off cookie cutter and repeat for the…

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A walk with my camera

It’s a given that kids will most likely ambush a photographer and strike a pose in front of the camera.  That’s how it has always been for me since I’ve started taking pictures of my neighborhood.  And almost every time that happens I will humor them and take a photo or two just to get them off my back, without ever having the intention of giving it a second look.  The main reason for that is my dislike for the “pogi pose” which comes very naturally to them.  “Pogi” is Filipino for handsome.

kids on a tricycle

So I set out taking photos of children again as most of the adults were smart to hide from the midday sun.  This overgrown kid with a fancy camera just happens to be too dense to walk along the streets bareheaded without any sunscreen.

little boys from the neighborhood

I might be mistaken but I think I’ve read somewhere that the legendary…

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Get Inspired With These Simple Weight Loss Tips 258176

Even if you are comfortable with your appearance, living life overweight can have serious health implications and when it reaches a certain point you must be able to hit the brakes. boulderphil Finding a way to slow down and put the scales in reverse is hard, but not impossible. Follow some of the information listed below and you can get those numbers moving down at a steady pace.

An easy way to make sure you are getting your daily exercise is to purchase an inexpensive pedometer. A pedometer measures the amount of steps you take in a day. Wear it everywhere you go, and try to make sure you hit 10,000 steps each day. This will help you to stay in top shape. A great tip to help you lose weight is to familiarize yourself with restaurants’ menus. Trombone Forum Instruments For Sale Most fast food restaurants today have a spreadsheet with all of their nutritional information on display. By using this information as a guide, you can make healthier choices even at a fast food restaurant.

Losing weight is never an easy job and the time it consumes can feel like it’s eating your life away. However, the rewards at the end are well worth it and living a healthier life is never something to take lightly. Continue eating carefully and exercising regularly to ensure the weight stays off once it’s gone.

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This Sydney Life

And God said, ‘Let there be light’ and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected. (Spike Milligan)

Working from his studio in Melbourne, Marc Pascal designs and produces a variety of interior products for contemporary living.  He is predominantly a lighting designer, and his work can be seen in both commercial and domestic environments.

The uniqueness of his products lie both the quality of materials used and the way they are transformed.

Marc Pascal may love orchids, but I particularly love his award-winning Orchid Lamp. Polycarbonate film is dyed in his studio in a vast array of hues. All the lighting is made to order for small or large orders. Customers can indicate colour preference when ordering.

It is quite beautiful…

Marc Pascal Orchid Lamp (table)

If you decide you need a Marc Pascal Orchid Lamp, or if you’d just like to see some…

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