Daily Archives April 6, 2015

He Still Hasn’t Popped the Question. Should You Gi

He Still Hasn’t Popped the Question. Should You Give Him an Ultimatum?

by: Terry Hernon MacDonald

You’ve been dating the man forever, and he has yet to cough up a ring. You spend every single weekend with him. You endure his flatulent buddies from college. You put up with his lunatic mother. You alternate spending holidays with his family and yours, spending handsome sums on gifts for his nieces and nephews. You cook for him. You’ve baked him birthday cakes. Occasionally you even do his laundry.
Should you give him an ultimatum? Doesn’t he owe it to you to marry you after all you’ve done for him?
No.
After all, it was you who decided to endure people you don’t like. It was your idea to cozy up to his nieces and nephews to show him how much you love children...

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Natural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer

Natural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer

by: Jennifer Rodriguez-Allen

Natural Self Defense Against Breast Cancer – Learning to Cope with Organochlorine Pollution
What are organochlorines?
Organochlorines are chemicals found in some herbicides and pesticides, in chlorine bleach and most chemical disinfectants, and many plastics, especially PVC (polyvinylchloride).
Organochlorines are implicated in causing and promoting breast cancer because they mutate genes and they cause breast cells to become more receptive to a cancer-promoting chemical called estradiol. Organochlorines weaken the immune system and lower your body’s resistance to bacteria and viruses. They also act as a negative type of estrogen in the body.
How do they enter our bodies?
Organochlorines enter our bodies through our ...

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Christmas Matters

Christmas Matters

by: Lois Reeve

Every year I vow to make Christmas easier, simpler – less stressful.
Have I ever? One year I tried forgetting Christmas here in the UK and spent it in the Canary Islands. It was quite extraordinary really. Christmas day was spent around the pool. The staff brought round ‘Christmas’ cake at various intervals (not the fruit stuff but madeira cake) and Santa Claus arrived on the beach by parachute. The hotel was full of people trying to get away from the stress of the season. All regretted leaving families but felt the need to just ‘get away’. The guy in the next room spent every Christmas away from his wife and family...

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Multi Gemstone Rings, Why Wear Rings With Many Gem

Multi Gemstone Rings, Why Wear Rings With Many Gemstones

by: www.kaisilver.com

Look around and you will find that gold rings or silver rings with many colored gemstones are very popular. The eariliest jewelry designs for rings with multiple gemstones were mainly an effort to combine sparkling diamonds with larger sized gemstones. The diamonds were included to add accent and glitter to the gemstone.
However the current trend is to combine various colored gemstones into one ring. There are a few reasons why jewelry lovers choose to wear such multi colored gemstone rings:
(1) The first and foremost reason is the beauty and attractiveness of rings with multiple gemstones. The color combinations are unlimited and you can let your fancy run wild...

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Choosing Pearl Jewelry

Choosing Pearl Jewelry

by: James Dunn

When choosing pearls there are a number of things to consider besides just the quality of the pearls. While there is no right or wrong way to chose pearls, here are a few tips you should consider.
Necklace Length – You can buy pearl necklaces in a number of different lengths. Generally speaking, shorter necklaces flatter long necks, while long necklaces are nice for smaller necks. The lengths and names are as follows.

Collar – 12-13″
Choker – 14-16″
Princess – 17-19″
Matinee – 20-25″
Opera – 26-36″
Rope – 37″ or longer

The most popular is the Princess length since it is a good length for both long and smaller necks.
Pearl Color – The pearl color does not affect the value of the pearl, instead it is completely in the eye of the beholder...

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10 Free Romantic Gifts

10 Free Romantic Gifts

by: Anusuya Veth

Being in love does not mean that you should turn overnight to be an extravagant spender. Love is beautiful when it is simple and true.
If you are running out of cash and yet your heart is full of love for your other half, you don’t have to sigh in despair. There are some free gifts which you can give to your lover without spending a dime. Unrealistic? Read on…
1. A Poem
Writing a poem is one of the best ways to touch the other person’s heart. After all, the words are straight from your heart and like they say ‘nothing moves a lover more than true words spoken from the soul!’
2. A Love Letter
Yes, writing a love letter doesn’t cost a cent and yet it’s simple and so sweet..
3. E-Card
A e-card is another free gift to lavish your other half...

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Whats in a Kiss

Whats in a Kiss

by: Bud Smith

Just think of being in front of a warm cracking with you partner in your hands, with a kiss and a cuddle. But have you ever thought about why people kiss? It could be a greeting or a sign of affection, but we all kiss.
Origin of the kiss
The strangest theory on the history of the kiss that I have heard finds its roots in the age of the cave man. It is thought that in primitive times that a mother pre-chewed the food for her baby and transferred it ‘in a kiss’. Although this could never be proved, it would explain why the kiss is a sign of affection, between mother and child and latter, adults.
Another theory that I found was that the kiss was reflected in the Ziller Valley of Central Europe, where the exchange of pre-chewed tobacco between a male and a female ...

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Is There A Wrong Way To Wash Your Hair?

Is There A Wrong Way To Wash Your Hair?

by: Nicole Elizabeth Smith

It’s not as simple as it sounds. There is a difference!
When washing your hair, it is best if you get in the shower. You may give yourself a back-ache and won’t be able to rinse properly if you wash your hair in the sink. Start by rinsing your hair to remove any leave-in conditioner or styling aids. Use a quarter sized dollop of shampoo and rub your hands together to distribute it. Put the shampoo on your scalp, not the ends of your hair. Work up a lather by massaging your scalp with your fingers and scalp brush. Don’t mix your hair all over your head; the more you do, the more tangled it will become.
You may notice that during the first shampoo, you won’t have much lather...

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The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

by: Thelma Mariano

It has been six months since I left the corporate world – and there are some things I will always miss. Like saying good morning to colleagues on my way to the office where I worked every day. Or getting caught in the excitement as we prepared for another big meeting or presentation.
I now realize what a huge transition this was, moving from a corporate headquarters with hundreds of employees to a small home office of one. Though I would never trade in my current life, with its freedom and independence, I lived in that other world for 31 years…
… And I still feel the pangs of letting go.
At different points in our lives we all experience the difficulty of letting go – not only physically but with our hearts and minds...

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