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The Moment You Realize


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I can remember when…


Doughnut or Donut either way you spell it, you get delicious. I can remember when a donut was .25 cents for fancy ones and .10 cents for glazed or sugar. How about you. Today I pay $1.69 per donut for glazed. Inflation has struck my round little treat.

Doughnut or Donut either way you spell it, you get delicious.

Bird Feathers


Money in the pocket is better than feather in the hand

The “Meaty Patch”, Scratch and Sniff… The New Diet???


The man who has explored the “Perfect Meal” creates a new Bacon Patch for those who are jonesing for a little piggy…

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Are your “Meat Cravings” driving you wild. Feeling a little animal instincts coming on in the middle of the night… HOWL, HOWL

The all new wearable meat patch is here… This is for all you veggie heads that can’t handle being without… It’s all about the flavor.

The All new “Scratch and Sniff” Meat Lovers Patch… Every time you scratch it, you get a burst of bacon… Ummmm Yummy.

This could be dangerous for models and those types of people who don’t eat in the first place. Just think the new diet concept…

Everyone at the Grammy’s can wear the snacks in a patch under their sleeves.

Meet the mad scientist and creator Prof. Charles Spence. He is an experimental psychologist at the University of Oxford. He is the head of the Crossmodal Research group which specializes in the research about the integration of information across different sensory modalities. He also teaches Experimental Psychology to undergraduates at Somerville College. He is currently a consultant for a number of multinational companies advising on various aspects of multisensory design. He has also conducted research on human-computer interaction issues on the Crew Work Station on the European Space Shuttle, and currently works on problems associated with the design of foods that maximally stimulate the senses, and with the effect of the indoor environment on mood, well-being, and performance. Charles has published more than 500 articles. So as you can see he knows his shit.

Finally this research can be viable with todays “meatless market”. A plant based company asked the “Flavor Professor” to create the patch for them. Hoping this will help bring the “Meat Eaters over to the Vegan side.

Well that’s our Science information for today….

Bon Appetite…

 

 

Was Margarine Originally Manufactured to Fatten Turkeys, Which it Killed? True or False???


NOW MADE FROM VEGATABLE POTEINS

Margarine originated with the discovery by French chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul in 1813 of margaric acid.

Michel Eugène Chevreul
Napoleon III

A new recipe was created in response to a competitive challenge from the French govern by order of Napoleon III. Who was looking for a cheap and stable substitute for butter to feed the military troops and lower class of French population. Napoleon offered a big prize to anyone who could pull it off.

Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès

In 1869 Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès, during the Franco-Prussian wars improved margerine. Won the prize from Napoleon III for best improved recipe for margarine.

The original formulation of margarine was made with beef fat. Today most margarine is produced with vegetable oil.

FALSE… Not even slightly true. Even though it had been rumored for many centuries that the contest margarine from the other contestants was fed to the turkeys and they died. People had said Napoleon was “Testing the Product” to make sure no one was making something to poison the troops and the people of France. Not one turkey was killed by margarine.

JANE THE VIRGIN: OMG One Of The Best Comedy’s To Come Our Way In A Long Time


Jane the Virgin

I have not laughed like this in so long. Great writing portrays a “Pregnant Virgin”. The turmoils and tribulations she must go through is hilarious episode after episode. The narration at the beginning of every episode is just as funny.. It sets the stage for comedy.

So glad I choose to watch this even if the reviews say prefect for teenagers. I am 58 years old and I say anyone who needs a laugh and a little uplifting to watch. This is just wonderfully written with the chemistry between the actors illuminates every characters hilarious story even further.

I watched all 81 episodes and was left wanting more.

  • TV-14 · The CW · Drama
Jane the Virgin

8.2/10TV.com7.8/10IMDb A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child.

How The Internet Really Works…


With all the magic that the internet provides one would think it just comes from the sky when it’s Wi-Fi connected.

Rural Areas and High Speed Internet

CBS Morning Show: How the Internet really works.

With all the magic that the internet provides one would think it just comes from the sky when it’s Wi-Fi connected. But after watching these videos you might know a few more secrets you’ve been missing.

Journalist Andrew Blum explains the equipment that drives the internet to your home and Wi-Fi devices.

 

 

Over 35% of rural areas are without internet service.

The Fed’s have stepped in and made the internet a “Basic Need Utility” which is great for the consumer.

 

Some areas that are covered have spotty connections to say the least.

Big metropolitan cities consume most of the utility at this time. Rural areas are a challenge for the internet providers. Thousands each day are finding their way to the internet and wanting more. Internet providers are scrambling to keep up with the demand, but when you have been laying cable and setting up equipment takes time. They cannot keep up with the demand.

So the rush is on to make sure all of America is connected to the internet service.

Tends to make a person wonder how much of our time will be used and for what on the internet?

Nothing like tracking your every move!!! IThis could be another RFI chip to track our shopping habits and what we consume and how much of it, Just like our Credit cards and Cash Cards.

People shop for food to TV’s online now. Automated food delivery, Order online and we deliver. Pretty soon the restaurants will close and become order by internet only because customers have the convenience of staying at home and eating the food by the TV they bought online.

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Let’s say, if a company goes to “Paperless Billing”, which over half the companies have this service. If you figure out how much paper is wasted each year on billing statements, advertising letters, flyers and postcards, this could be illuminated and cut out tree use. Then everyone in the USA would have to be connected to the internet somehow to pay their bills. More and more businesses are going live online with their products.

There is an upside that will unlock all the magic at your fingertips. We will have to wait to see the downside to all of this in 5 years. It doesn’t look so rosy for the American workers once again. But it all remains to be seen what will happen to the jobs for many workers in the USA. Less movement of people through the cities means closed doors on businesses.

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The Real Reason We Don’t Hear About Susan Boyle Anymore


The Real Reason We Don’t Hear About Susan Boyle Anymore

So many adults are diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome later in life.

Once Diagnosed, the pieces all fall together and understanding takes place. It can be a very lonely and dark place for some not knowing. Not understanding why they react to certain things the way they do or even have no reaction when there should be.

We are posting a series on ASD and all the symptoms and facts associated with Autism. I hope it helps.

18 Story Books on Weather for Kids


18 Story Books on Weather for Kids There’s a riotous energy this time of year: the mad leafing out of plants and trees, crazy bird song at dawn, unruly swarms of biting insects, the palpable freedom of school letting out for summer, and wild weather that can change from snow squalls to thunderstorms within hours. […]

via 18 Story Books on Weather for Kids — Hilltown Families

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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Has Committed Suicide …


Linkin Park Chester Bennington dies in L.A. at 41

Chester Bennington Hung Himself at his home.

The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.

Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington’s death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.

The group sold 10 million copies of their 2000 debut, “Hybrid Theory,” and then another 4 million with 2003’s multiplatinum “Meteora.” Both albums explored feelings of frustration and fury.

Bennington, who sported piercings and tattoos, struggled with drug and alcohol addictions at various times during his life. He was married and is survived by six children.

 

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UO Smart Beam Laser Portable Mini Projector


UO Smart Beam Laser Portable Mini Projector

About the product
  • Until now, most projectors used either LED, LCD or DLP as the light source and they all possessed one bothersome problem: Focus needed to be adjusted manually. This was especially a big problem for portable projectors since they were meant to be carried around and the user had to adjust the focus every single time
  • Finally, a portable projector that doesn’t require focus adjustment came out with laser technology. Focus-free meant that projected image was never out of focus, no matter what surface it was displayed on. Laser technology also made it possible for the projector to produce vivid colors incomparable to those by other LED, LCD and DLP projectors
  • There are currently 3 portable laser projectors in the world: SK Telecom’s UO Smart Beam Laser, S company, and C company. S and C use technology very similar to that of an electron gun. One can see through a camera lens, electron beam wave flowing on the projected image like an analog TV. This laser beam can cause serious harm to human eye
  • The team behind the creation of UO Smart Beam Laser invented a highly-advanced laser technology that is completely safe to human eye. The Class 1 Laser used in the projector is registered with FDA. UO Smart Beam Laser’s ingenious focus free and harmless laser technology has earned itself the 2016 CES Innovative Award
  • UO Smart Beam Laser is the only true portable projector in the world that can be used anywhere without a screen, used by children without worries, connect with various devices (smartphone, tablet, computer, media player, action camera, etc.) to enjoy crisp and vivid image with wireless & wired options

UO Smart Beam Laser is world’s One and Only FDA-Registered Class 1 Eye-safe Laser Projector and 2016 CES Innovative Product Award Winner. It’s completely safe for human eye. Portable 2 inch cube projects up to 150 inch HD screen in complete dark area. Simply connect UO with Wi-Fi or cables to smartphone, tablet, laptop, pc, media player or any other devices to play video, audio, picture, presentation, etc. Use it on any surface at anytime and anywhere because it’s portable Wi-Fi Wireless & FOCUS FREE!
Please visit KDCUSA webiste to get more information on technical support and warranty service.

 

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– Product Name: UO Smart Beam Laser
– Projection Screen Size: 20” ~ 150” (Size controlled only by the projection distance)
– ideal Projection Distance: 2ft ~ 8ft
– Throw Ratio: 1:1.5
– Brightness: Max.100 Lumens
– Resolution: Input up to 4K and output HD 720p (1280 X 720)
– Aspect Ratio: 16:9, 4:3
– Contrast Ratio: 400:1 (Television 2500:1)
– Optical Engine Type: Laser light source using LCoS panel
– Laser Class: Class 1 Laser (Eye Safe)
– Power: USB cable, 110~220 Vac.
– Dimensions: 2.2 inch X 2.2 inch X 2.2 inch
– Weight: 0.43 Lbs. (6.88 oz.), 1.10 Lbs. w/packaging (17.6 oz.)
– Video/Audio Input: Wire (HDMI/MHL), Wireless (Smart View, Miracast, Airplay)
*** UO must be updated to the latest Firm Ware 1.1.8 to connect with Airplay
– Battery Type: Built-in Lithium-Polymer (4200mAh )
– Battery Life: 2 hours. (4 hours for full charge)
– Laser Diode Life: 10,000 hours
– Op Temp & Humidity: 10°C~40°C;, 15%~85%
– Speaker: Built-in 1 watt (Compatible to use with external speaker only if your devices supports Bluetooth)

ATTN iOS (Apple) users: Although UO Smart Beam Laser can be connected to iOS devices wirelessly via Airplay (*** UO must be updated to the latest Firm Ware 1.1.8), streaming video contents from websites and mobile applications such as Netflix (Paid contents) are blocked from Airplay. Thus, we strongly recommend iOS users to use a set of cables *Certified Micro HDMI cable and an ** Apple adapter designed for your specific device to ensure your ultimate viewing experience.
* ** Must be sold separately.
*** UO must be updated to the latest Firm Ware 1.1.8 in order to connect wirelessly with iPhone or iPad.

HOW TO USE UO SMART BEAM LASER:

– Charing the UO: We recommend charging the device using the original cable and power plug. Once it’s fully charged, it’d show green light on the power button. You can use it while charging the UO. It last about 2 hours wirelessly.
– How to Turn it on and off: Simply press the main button for 3 seconds to turn it on. Project it on the wall to see what mode you are on. To turn off UO, disconnect the device connection (if it’s connected) and turn off UO by pressing the button for 3 seconds. If UO is not connected to any device, it’ll automatically shuts off within few minutes.
– Mode change: From UO, change the mode by double clicking the power button from Media Mirroring (Miracast: Green Color) to Media Sharing (DLNA: Orange Color). To go back, do the same.
– To connect Android phone and tablet (Samsung, LG, etc.) Wirelessly: Set UO on Media Mirroring (Miracast: Green Color) mode and find your device for Smart View or Miracast, etc. to connect ‘SMARTBEAMLASER-XXXXXX’ to connect.
– To connect iOS (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) Wirelessly: Set UO on Media Sharing (DLNA: Orange Color) mode and find your device ‘Setting > Wi-Fi > SMARTBEAMLASER-XXXXXX’. And slide up the menu to find Airplay. Connect Airplay > SMARTBEAMLASER-XXXXXX > Mirroring (Turn it on). Your UO Smart Beam Laser firmware ware must be updated to the latest 1.1.8.
– How to update UO Smart Beam Laser Firmware using an App: Download App (Cremotech) on your phone or tablet and Set UO on Media Sharing (DLNA: Orange Color) mode and find your device ‘Setting > Wi-Fi > SMARTBEAMLASER-XXXXXX’. Open an App and go to ‘Upgrade’ and click ‘Upgrade’ to update the firmware to the latest one 1.1.8.. This may take up to 10 min. depends on your Wi-Fi connectivity. Visit KDCUSA website to watch the video tutorial.
– How to update UO Smart Beam Laser Firmware with Wi-Fi: Set UO on Media Sharing (DLNA: Orange Color) mode and find your device ‘Setting > Wi-Fi > SMARTBEAMLASER-XXXXXX’. Open an internet window and type 192.168.49.1 on the address bar. You will guide into the web page with ‘Setting’, ‘Wi-Fi’ and ‘F/W Upgrade’ buttons. Search Wi-Fi and find your AP (Wi-Fi and enter password) to connect. This procedure is for UO to connect Wi-Fi in your home or office. Once it’s connected, go back to home page and click F/W Upgrade. This may take up to 10 min. depends on your Wi-Fi connectivity. Visit KDCUSA website to download how to update it.
– For Android wire connection, mode setting is not designated: You’d need MHL and/or 5 to 11 pin adapter depends on the model. Some recent SamSung device doesn’t support MHL and it only can be connected via Smart View wirelessly.
– For iOS wire connection, UO mode setting is not designated: You’d need a certified *Micro HDMI cable and **Apple cable that can receive the HDMI male. For Apple TV, you only need a Micro HDMI cable. If screen only shows the ‘United Object’ logo, it’s likely the cable issue. We recommend getting the certified *Micro HDMI cable from KDCUSA website.
– For other devices wire connection, UO mode setting is not designated: For windows computer, windows laptop, games console, camera, etc. you’d need a certified *micro HDMI cable. When connecting UO to computer or laptop, make sure to change the screen setting on your computer to ‘duplicate’ or ‘extended’. If it only shows ‘United Object’ logo, it is likely the cable issue or your screen mode is not set to view the 2nd monitor which is UO.
– Bluetooth speaker connection: External Speaker can be connected while UO is connected with your smartphone or tablet only if your device supports Bluetooth. We are not guaranteeing the connectivity on your Bluetooth speakers and devices.
– Volume control: UO volume can be controlled from mute to level 6 by slowly clicking the main button.
– Android volume control: Both UO and phone/tablet can be controlled. UO volume can be controlled from mute to level 6 by slowly clicking the main button.
– iOS Volume control: Both UO and phone/tablet can be controlled if it’s connected via Airplay (Wirelessly). If it’s connected via cables, only UO volume can be controlled, not from the iPhone or iPad. UO volume can be controlled from mute to level 6 by slowly clicking the main button.
– If UO gets frozen: Simply reset the UO by clicking the tiny hole next to the power button using a pointy pin (Not included).

* ** must be sold separately

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Spring and Summer Concert Series to Start


UPCOMING EVENTS ~ Ohahu, HAWAII

April 01, 2017 ~ 5:00pm ~ KCCN FM 100 Bash 2017 with “The Green” ~ Waikiki Shell

April 07, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Impractical Jokers Starring “The Tenderloins” ~ Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

April 08, 2017 ~  8:00pm ~ Colbie Caillat ~ Hawaii Theatre

April 08, 2017 ~  8:00pm ~ William Singe ~ The Republik – Honolulu

April 26, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Norah Jones ~ Hawaii Theatre

April 27, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Norah Jones ~ Hawaii Theatre

April 28, 2017 ~ 7:00pm ~ Kaleo ~ The Republik – Honolulu

April 30, 2017 ~ 7:00pm ~ Santana ~ Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 6, 2017 ~ 2:00pm AND 7:30pm ~ Shen Yun ~ Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 7, 2017 ~ 2:00pm ~ Shen Yun ~ Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

May 12, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Michael Franti and Spearhead ~ The Republik – Honolulu

May 21, 2017 ~ 5:00pm ~ Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival with Dirty Heads, Gin Blossoms… ~ Waikiki Shell

June 02, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ We The Kings ~ The Republik – Honolulu

June 15, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Brian Wilson ~ Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

June 28, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ The Maine ~ The Republik – Honolulu

June 29, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Mae ~ The Republik – Honolulu

July 22, 2017 ~ 8:00pm ~ Mike Epps ~ Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall

July 28 – 29, 2017 ~ TBD ~ Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival 2 Days ~ Waikiki Shell

 

Moussa stuns in glamorous photo shoot amid rumors she’s dating NHL player


Moussa stuns in glamorous photo shoot amid rumors she’s dating NHL player

Fox News Published March 27, 2017

Christina El Moussa showed off a new side of herself.

The “Flip or Flop” star usually dresses casually on her HGTV show but the mom-of-two got dolled up for a new photo shoot.

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The 33-year-old donned a fitted black Walter Mendez dress with a high neckline and gold detailing for the shoot.

“When I was asked by the super talented @damir_k to do a photoshoot you can bet I went for it,” El Moussa wrote on Instagram. She did not say what the shoot was for “@damir_k you are the best in the industry.

El Moussa’s sexy post comes amid rumors the reality star is dating NHL player Nate Thompson.

While a rep for El Moussa denies there is anything romantic between the “Flip or Flop” star and the Anaheim Ducks player, a source told Us Weekly “she’s very into him and it’s super new.”
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March 12, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson (44) plays the puck against Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) during the second period at Honda Center. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)

The dating rumors started when the pair posed for a group photo at the Lady Ducks fashion show earlier this month.
El Moussa has dated family contractor Gary Anderson since splitting from her husband and business partner Tarek El Moussa this summer.

The single mom has also been making the news this past week after she posed for a photo shoot with her 6-year-old daughter, Taylor, in bikinis, and some celebrity-watchers slammed the “Flip or Flop” star for the pics calling them “completely inappropriate.”
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Don’t Let Your Wedding Become a Disaster…


Top 10 Wedding Don’ts:

Don’t Let Your Wedding Become a Disaster…
By: Denise Schipani

Adhere to these guidelines and make sure your wedding is a hit for you and your guests.

Of course you want to have a fabulous big day, so you must plan accordingly to avoid any potential pitfalls along the way. Take a look at these all-too-common “please don’ts.” (Psst! They’re all avoidable.) Remember: Forewarned is forearmed!

1. Don’t be superbride.

You’re smart, you’re focused, you’re energetic. But you’re still one woman. Superbrides—those engaged gals who devote every waking hour to wedding planning, brushing aside all offers of help—eventually run out of steam and end up near the big day with favors unassembled, invitations unstamped, shoes undyed, heads uncounted. How to avoid this fate? Call in your trusty sidekicks before you’re really scrambling. Here’s a little secret: People want to help. So do yourself a huge favor and accept their kind offers. Then, once you’ve got a cadre of pals stuffing your envelopes, sit back and have your toenails polished. You deserve it.

2. Don’t have a cash bar.

Forcing guests to reach into their sequined clutches every time they want to enjoy a celebratory champagne or a refreshing gin and tonic is just plain rude. Think of it like this: You invite people to a party—your wedding, for heaven’s sake!—and then you ask them to shell out for part of the fun. It’s a recipe for bad feelings! Keep in mind that you don’t have to have a top-shelf bar; in fact, there are plenty of other ways to serve and save. You could offer wine and beer only or create a signature cocktail. You might have an open bar during the cocktail hour only and serve wine at dinner. Ask your caterer to suggest lower-cost options.

3. Don’t include registry info on invites.

Registering is a good thing for everyone. When gift buyers are steered to the things you actually want and need, it saves them time—and saves you from having to contend with a pile of cut-crystal candy bowls. Registry info, however, does not belong on your wedding invitation. Why? Giving wedding gifts is never mandatory, though the vast majority of attendees will naturally want to do just that. Best way to get the message across is by word of mouth on the part of your mother or your bridesmaids or on bridal-shower invites.

4. Don’t be bossy with your bridesmaids.

In the most traditional sense, your bridesmaids, in particular your maid of honor, are there to stand up for you as you take your vows, to act as witnesses to this solemn event. Somewhere along the line, bridesmaids have become, well, more like maids, and to an extent there’s nothing wrong with that. These are your sisters, cousins, best friends, future in-laws, and there’s something sort of sweet about the way they gather around you, wearing finery you picked out, helping you pin up your bustle, holding your flowers. But some brides ask (or worse, demand) far more: They expect their bridesmaids to shell out for needlessly expensive outfits, to run endless errands, to wear their hair just so, to attend (and buy gifts for) countless all-for-you parties. Don’t let this happen. Be sensitive to how you’d feel if the tables were turned. Gifts to the maids are always welcome, of course, but a little kindness and care go a lot further than any pashmina shawl or monogrammed trinket.

I once attended a lovely wedding in a quaint wooden church in a rural area. Beautiful. Then I checked my invite. What?! The reception was scheduled for much later in the day, at a location that was a good 45-minute drive away. Sometimes it can be hard to plan a perfectly seamless schedule, especially if your heart is set on sites that are wildly inconvenient to one another or if your ceremony and reception times don’t line up. But do your best. If you really must wed at, say, your childhood church, confine your search for reception locales to local spots. If that’s truly impossible or if you can’t avoid a time gap, provide transportation and/or a comfortable spot for guests to hang out while they wait.

6. Don’t plan a difficult destination wedding.

Ah, the lure of the exotic faraway wedding—you can just picture it, can’t you? Exchanging vows on top of a volcano in Hawaii… or how about in a ski gondola or on a majestic slope in the Austrian Alps? Hmmm, nice idea, but will Grandma Gert be up to the trip? Will your college pals drain their bank accounts to get there? No, and no. Destination weddings can be terrific, but as with any wedding, it’s not only about you, it’s also about your guests. While some friends and families welcome—and can afford—an Alpine adventure, others will end up resenting the cost and hassle or simply decline the invitation. Make it easy for everyone by (a) choosing a well-traveled locale, (b) planning well in advance and (c) providing information and help (securing group rates, for example). Bon voyage!

7. Don’t go DIY crazy.

You know that clever bride who sewed her own dress and designed and made her own invitations? Or the one who baked her own three-tiered cake? Everyone’s in awe of the girls who can do these things, and I say good for them—if they did it because they really, really wanted to, and if they managed not to get stressed out. The point of these projects is to use your craft/sewing/baking/designing skills to save money and to put a one-of-a-kind stamp on some aspect of the wedding. But if you are really not the hands-on type, don’t drive yourself crazy hot-gluing tulle and folding fiddly favors until 3 a.m. Do only what you can, and beg, borrow or buy the rest.

8. Don’t let parents steamroll your invite list.

Back in the days when parents footed the bill and brides were barely out of high school, the guest list was more Mom and Dad’s idea of a good party than the couple’s. Times have changed, but that doesn’t stop some pushy parents from insisting on having the whole book club, golf club or garden club at the wedding. Brush up on your negotiating skills and start early. Once you have a budget in mind, you can rough out the number of guests it’s feasible to invite. Then ask both sets of parents for invite lists, in order of preference, so you can cut from the bottom if necessary. Stay in charge!

9. Don’t forget about your fiancé.

It may not seem like something you’d do, but plenty of women surprise themselves. We’ve got our heads stuck in a glossary of floral terms (stephanotis? anemone?) when all our men know is that there will be flowers at the wedding. We’re neglecting our regular TV and pizza night in favor of dress fittings. Hey, listen up: You’re not just having a wedding, you’re getting married—to that guy over there, sitting on the couch, munching a cold slice of pizza. Put aside the bridal to-do lists and go give him a hug, would you? This is not just party-planning time, it’s major life transition time. So talk to each other. Talk about your life together. Talk about what color you want to paint the bedroom, what you want to name the puppy you’ll adopt—whatever. Anything but flowers and crab-cake appetizers, please.

10. Don’t bow to bridal peer pressure.

It’s insidious. You just got back from a friend’s wedding and you’re battling the green monster: She had an eight-piece band while you booked a DJ. She had Dom Perignon, you’re having sparkling wine. Well, stop right there. If you scramble your plans to best hers: 1) You’ll go over budget, and 2) You’ll hate yourself for it. Worse, you’ll veer off the course you set for your own dream wedding. She made her wedding hers. And you’re making your wedding yours. And that’s an “I do!”

Now for the good news: Here are some things you must do!

Practice self-care.

Do whatever it takes to help you unwind. That could mean a solo hike or a night out with friends. A day off at the movies or a too-expensive-but-who-cares massage.

Be organized.

It doesn’t matter whether you use a paper grocery bag or the fanciest new software. Stay organized, and sleep better at night.

Stick to your budget.

Early on, sit down with your fiancé and work out how much you can afford to spend and where to allot your money. Build in some room for surprises and extras that inevitably pop up.

Negotiate with vendors.

You don’t have to accept a quoted price. Ask if there can be substitutions that may bring the fee down.

Get him involved.

What are his interests? Perhaps music — give him the band or DJ assignment. If it’s food, he can research caterers. After all, the wedding belongs to the two of you!
Be grateful.

You’ll get lots of good wishes, gifts and offers of help. Say thank you to each and every one. You’re feeling good right now, so share all that beautiful love.

Dream big.

Not just about your wedding, but about your life. This is the next, greatest chapter in the story of you. Imagine how wonderful married life can be — and you’re almost there.

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The Finger Pointer The Corrector — BayArt


It is easy to raise a finger and point out mistakes in others work but try to correct the mistake you pointed out, there is a good chance you won’t be able to correct the mistake you pointed out. We all have certain interests of ours that we love to follow. We ask people for…

via The Finger Pointer The Corrector — BayArt

Health advice from your FB BUDDIES…


Wild remedies to make you better from your friends on FB

FB STATUS OF MY FRIEND:

I literally just ate a half of garlic to try and fight off the virus. The doctor just said to drink lots of fluids and eat chicken soup which I’ve done for the past eight days and now I’m just gonna have to drastically just eat garlic because you know I’m sick of being sick if anybody has any other ideas please write them below:

Then the remedies come in….

My comment was…

I say collect all these ingredients from everyone in this conversation, get a roasting pan, get the BBQ going (snow or not, ice melts). When the coals settle down place the pan over the coals, Jump into the pan cover yourself up with the ingredients. Put that aluminum survival blanket over you and roast for a few days. Well come by in a few days and see if your done. P/S don’t forget to slather on some coconut oil prior to the ingredient list…Happy Holidays my friend… hahahaha

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Remedies from your friends… not everyone is versed in medical advice. I think that is why schooling of at least 8 years is required.

 

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Daily Prompt: Let’s panoply — Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss


“Ideal, at last a chance to wear a suit of armour. I think I will take the one on the right, it looks so feminine with the two extra bits at the top.” “What are you talking about? You can’t go out wearing that. You will freeze in that cold weather and if it rains it […]

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Being Thrown Under The Train… KARMA IS A BITCH


railroad5Do you ever wish there was a train track in your back yard?

Just beyond your fence.

railroad4Close enough to get “Thrown Under The Train”… hahahaha

train-tracksOh Hell they do that everyday on the soap operas…

'Say, aren't you Mrs. Wit who gave me such a hard time at the building permit office?'
‘Say, aren’t you Mrs. Wit who gave me such a hard time at the building permit office?’

Throwing them under the train when the last straw has been pulled…

KARMA IS A BITCH…. hehehe

Karma (Sanskrit: कर्म; IPA: [ˈkərmə] ( listen); Pali: kamma) means action, work or deed;[1] it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect).[2] Good intent and good deed contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deed contribute to bad karma and future suffering.[3][4] Karma is closely associated with the idea of rebirth in many schools of Asian religions.[5] In these schools, karma in the present affects one’s future in the current life, as well as the nature and quality of future lives – one’s saṃsāra.[6]

A Christmas Memory #1 — The View from the Porch


A Christmas Memory #1 — The View from the Porch

 

Last year in honor of my favorite season I embarked on a daily Christmas Postathon. It was a great way to maintain my holiday spirit but to be honest, the pace nearly did me in! So this year I’m going for a looser, more laid back version. Periodically I will pull out a Christmas memory […]

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