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How To Infuse Some Health Into Your Chocolate Shake

September 12th, 2012

Chocolate shakes are delectable beverages enjoyed by everyone from toddlers to seniors. While the sweet drink is thought of as a dessert, you can still add some healthy elements to nourish your body and please your taste buds. Here are a few ingredients you may want to think about adding to your next chocolate shake. Fruit Fruits are rich with vitamins and their natural...

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How to Avoid Emotional Eating

September 11th, 2012

Many people experience issues with emotional eating, also known as stress eating. This phenomenon occurs when you eat not because you're hungry, but to comfort some other source of dissatisfaction. For example, if you think you did poorly on a presentation at work, you may find yourself hitting up the vending machine afterward to satisfy your stress with a chocolate bar....

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Two Signs That You Need a New Sewing Machine

September 10th, 2012

A sewing machine is a great way to efficiently alter your clothes or fix any rips with extreme precision. While hand sewing has its merits and is good for those quick fixes, a sewing machine provides a fast, quality repair that's second-to-none. If you're a seasoned seamstress or an at-home tailor, you may have developed a bond with your trusty sewing machine. Still though,...

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Fun Activities To Do With Your Grandparents

September 6th, 2012

Spending quality time with your grandparents can be fun and entertaining as well as a great learning experience. There are plenty of activities you can enjoy with your grandfather and grandmother that you might not do with your friends, but that you can all benefit from. Here are a few that you may want to consider. Create a scrapbook Your grandparents aren't just keys to...

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How to Protect Your Eyesight

September 6th, 2012

It's a simple but unavoidable fact - these days, with the amount of time we spend staring at screens, our vision may be more at risk of long-term damage than in the past. For this reason it's vitally important that you take good care of your eyes at all times. Of course, we don't often think of our peepers as something that we can really take care of, but there are plenty of...

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How to Quickly Lose Weight

September 4th, 2012

You've probably been told countless times that fad diets don't work - whether it's cutting out carbs or drinking nothing but lemon juice and chili powder for two weeks, most of these diets may help you cut down a few pounds, but you're going to have a hard time keeping that weight off once you go back to your normal habits. If you want to lose weight quickly and permanently,...

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How To Make a Great Trail Mix Recipe

August 31st, 2012

Trail mix is the ultimate grab-and-go food. Its ability to fit in any portable container or bag makes it highly convenient for road trips, picnics or outdoor excursions. While you can always opt for a store-bought mix, you'll get more for your money if you personalize it to your taste buds' preferences. Here are some tips for concocting the perfect trail mix that's both...

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Exercises That Will Benefit You on the Tennis Court

August 29th, 2012

If you've just started playing tennis and you're looking to improve your game, there are a variety of ways that you can better your game by working out off the court. Here are a few exercises you might want to regularly introduce to your workout routine. Lunges According to OptimumTennis.net, lunges are vital in tennis because many times, as you go to hit a shot, you'll...

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Natural Bug and Pest Repellents

August 29th, 2012

As the summer months become numbered, you might be tempted to maximize the last of the warm weather by spending evenings outdoors. But you won't be alone outside - pests like mosquitoes are bound to appreciate your company as well by getting a taste of you. While you may usually opt for a commercial bug spray, that might not be the best option. According to GreenYour.com, many...

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How to Make Bedtime Easier for Children

August 28th, 2012

In many households, the announcement of bedtime is accompanied by screams, tears and plenty of protests. Kids just don't like going to bed, especially when they see their older siblings and parents staying up later. Instead of letting them stay up late and risk having a bad day tomorrow, use these tips inspired by WebMD to ease them into a more peaceful bedtime routine. 1....

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