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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice - Gift Baskets for Little ..

If you're looking for a creative gift for a special little girl, then consider putting together a gift basket. Baskets filled with fun little gifts make great presents for children, because it gives ..
(May 27, 2007)
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Low-Cost Planting Ideas for Seedlings

When spring is just around the bend, one of my favorite things to do is to plant seeds indoors. Usually I end up with a fair number of plants, enough for me to keep some and give the rest away to ..
(May 27, 2007)
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Growing Great Gifts

Plants have always been a favorite gift for both givers and receivers. In fact, there are probably few people out there who can say that they've never given or received a plant as a gift. And the ..
(May 27, 2007)
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Tips for Brightening Up a Bland Workspace

Whether you're in a spacious corner office or a cramped cubicle, sometimes a workspace can seem bland and uninspiring. From a neutral palette to cookie-cutter furniture, many offices - particularly ..
(May 02, 2007)
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From Blah to Beautiful: Creative Ways to Liven Up Yard Sale ..

In warmer months, yard sales draw many folks each year. Some people hit yard sales looking for specific items, from antiques and collectibles to junk finds that can be turned into something ..
(February 23, 2007)
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Low on Cash: Ways to Help Pets in Need Even When Money is Tight

For pet lovers, it's heartbreaking to see animals in need. The pleas for money come in the mail on a regular basis and many stores have canisters by their registers with heart-tugging photos of ..
(February 13, 2007)
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So You Picked the Wrong Maid of Honor…What Do You Do Now?

It's one of those decisions that should be easy and painless: deciding who to ask to be the maid or matron of honor at your wedding. Unfortunately, like many things in life, sometimes it isn't nearly .
(February 09, 2007)
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Ensure Your Pet's Well-Being in an Emergency Situation

On any given day, watching the news, it's easy to see how quickly things can happen. House fires, tornadoes, hurricanes and floods. Most people, particularly those who live in areas at high risk for ..
(February 07, 2007)
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Tips For Putting Together a Computerized Training Manual

Putting together a computerized training manual for your workplace can be a wonderful step towards a paperless office. It can also be a tricky proposition. Here are a few helpful hints for putting ..
(February 05, 2007)
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The Benefits of a Computerized Training Manual

Training manuals are a vital part of workplace documentation, not only for newcomers to the office but for anyone looking to refresh themselves as to policy, protocols and procedures. The problem ..
(February 05, 2007)
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Stealing Time: How to Make the Time to Write in a Busy World

One of the biggest complaints you'll hear from writers is that they simply don't have time to write. Sure, they want to write, but the real world is always keeping them from it. There's work, ..
(February 04, 2007)
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"Vulture Culture": a Vital Album in the Alan Parsons .

Vulture Culture ranks easily in my top three favorite Alan Parsons Project albums, right up there with Eye in the Sky and Ammonia Avenue. Like many Alan Parsons Project albums, Vulture Culture has a ..
(January 28, 2007)
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A Review by Any Other Name

Read this sign or I'll kill your dog. . . Sex!. . . In my freshman year of college, these signs started appearing around campus. Some were tacked to the bulletin board in the building that housed ..
(January 28, 2007)
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The Pros and Cons of Debit Cards

A number of years ago, while slowly paying off a multitude of credit card bills, my husband and I realized the damage that credit cards can do. Although at the time we weren't in a position to pay ..
(January 24, 2007)
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Take My Keys - Please!

On Friday nights, I visit my parents. It's perhaps a 40-minute car ride, most of it on major thoroughfares. Last week, I was cut off three times on the road, twice by people talking on cell phones ..
(January 24, 2007)
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What Ever Happened to Honesty?

To quote Billy Joel, “Honesty is such a lonely word. " He certainly wasn't kidding. In an age when we need morality and honesty more than ever, people - children included - are being taught ..
(January 23, 2007)
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Sing to Me Once Again That Seashore Lullaby: A Review of ..

It's about that time again. I've been too long away and that old, familiar melancholy sets in - too long away, too far away from cool, salt-tinged breezes, from the high, sweet cry of gulls and the ..
(January 23, 2007)
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Daylight Shines

Maybe it's because I'm a sucker for a good disaster film, or maybe it's because I grew up in an era when Irwin Allen was a household name, but I was enchanted with “Daylight". Starring ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Finding a Great Online Writing Group

So you've decided that you want to join an online writing group, but you have one burning question. With the vastness of the World Wide Web, how on earth do you even begin to look for an online ..
(January 21, 2007)
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Online Writing Groups: Becoming a Member in Good Standing

Like any community, an online writing group is only worth as much as its members put into it. So once you join a writing group, it's important to become a member in good standing. But what does that ..
(January 21, 2007)
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Are All Writing Groups the Same?

When I worked at Barnes and Noble a number of years ago, one of the local writing groups met there once a month. Every now and then, I'd happen to be working in the area they were meeting, and I'd ..
(January 20, 2007)
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Online Writing Groups: Worth the While?

The internet has brought dramatic changes for writers. Among other things, it has given writers the opportunity to connect with others who have similar interests, goals and dreams. What was once a ..
(January 20, 2007)
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The Pros and Cons of Joining a Writing Group

As any writer can tell you, writing is a solitary pursuit, and most writers are solitary creatures, quite content to work alone. Still, writers can often benefit by the company of others with similar .
(January 18, 2007)
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Finding the Perfect Writing Group

Writing is often a solitary pursuit, which is why writers at all levels can benefit by a writing group, a place to meet and connect with others who have similar dreams and goals. If you think a ..
(January 18, 2007)
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Writers and Their Cats: A Review of "The Cat on My ..

"Writers and cats seem to be custom-made for each other, " says Editor Lisa Angowski Rogak in the introduction to “The Cat on My Shoulder: Writers and Their Cats. " And after reading this book, .
(January 15, 2007)
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