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5 Questions To Ask Your Guests Before Planning A Menu

Whether you're inviting 5 guests or 10 guests over for a meal, you don't want to begin planning the menu until you've asked them what foods they like or dislike. Do they have any dietary restrictions? What if someone has allergies or is a vegetarian? Try to get a general idea of their preferences before planning your meal. cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Daniel*1977 Do any of your guests hav ...

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8 Reasons Why A Marriage Ends Up In Divorce

Many couples that decide to tie the knot and recite those vows to one another expect a marriage made in heaven. Unfortunately, these couples find out later on that marriage is not the fairytale they thought it would be. A happy and healthy marriage takes commitment, effort, time and compromise from both husband and wife. Divorce figures all over the world are increasing at an incredibly alarming rate. What ...

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Healthy Eating On A Budget

The words "healthy foods" and "balanced diet" have taken over the forefront of people's minds in this day and age. Processed foods are on the way out, as more and more people realize that eating healthy and keeping an active, balanced lifestyle is imperative to overall health, losing weight and developing a lifestyle that is good on the body. Healthy food comes at a price, however, and organic food often co ...

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Wedding photography In An Exotic Foreign Locale

Adventure and mystery can be a part of your wedding photography if you are contemplating a wedding in some exotic foreign country.  How to capture the best wedding snapshots in a different country without getting bogged down? If you are taking trouble to set your wedding in one of those heavenly countries, then your photo album might turn out to be the most incredible presentation of a stunning locatio ...

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How To Help A Family Member That’s In Prison

You just got a devastating call from your only brother. Your brother was arrested and he needs your help. You can hear the fear in his voice. When you hung up the phone you felt terrible. Your heart felt like it broke into a million pieces, you felt so helpless. How could something this horrible happen in your family? The first thing you need to do is relax, take a deep breath. You aren't helpless because y ...

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Preparing Your Family If Disaster Strikes; Are you Ready?

If your family does not have a plan in place for a disaster striking, then I recommend you come up with one as soon as possible. I have been involved in the insurance industry for over 16 years now, and have traveled around the world, seeing the results of many disasters. I have seen firsthand what a horrible storm or fire can do to a family, or even community. This is why I am so passionate about sharing i ...

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How Safe Is Car Sharing

Car sharing as a method of commuting to work is on the rise. Specialist website www.liftshare.com reported a 13 per cent rise in the practice between the first and second half of 2011. Car sharing has economic and environmental advantages, but how safe is car sharing and how can it be made safer? Environmental Impact A recent study by a leading car sharing site shows that their users registered mileage figu ...

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Surviving Rejection

There are few life experiences that are as painful as relationship rejection. It is so painful, in fact, that many people immediately start withdrawing from their partners at the first hint of possible rejection. This is because people make the mistake of allowing others to determine their self-worth. Think about it, if you truly feel that you are worthy, another person’s actions will never have the p ...

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Cool Education Gadgets For Kids Under 10

Parents are always in search of new educational gadgets for their kids, especially during down time from school. Homeschooling parents seek these teaching aids all year! While there are a ton of educational tools out there, many are very expensive. Companies like LeapFrog manufacture wonderful teaching electronics, but not every person has the budget to fill their home with computerized goodies. But, to be ...

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What To Write – And Not To Write – In A Letter To A Soldier Overseas

If you’ve ever been away from home for an extended period of time, you know what it’s like to miss your friends, family, and normal home life. Soldiers in the military overseas are feeling the same way – multiplied by 100 (or more). Not only are soldiers homesick, they often feel lonely, afraid, or sad. Because soldiers are incredibly brave and selfless to be doing what they do, you don ...

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