This is the best way to make your bunting. But....I used hot glue and twine! Don't be intimidated....You can do it! by Shilpa
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Shilpa This is the best way to make your bunting. But....I used hot glue and twine! Don't be intimidated....You can do it!
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Most women aren't excited about cleaning. But it has to be done. So the best strategy is to do it as quickly and efficiently as possible.  If you don’t have a system or if your system isn’t working the way it used to, this post explains in detail three methods for getting the house clean so you can do the things you really enjoy! by delia
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delia Most women aren't excited about cleaning. But it has to be done. So the best strategy is to do it as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you don’t have a system or if your system isn’t working the way it used to, this post explains in detail three methods for getting the house clean so you can do the things you really enjoy!
home sweet home.
Blogger\Photographer says:   I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here. by rachelle
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rachelle Blogger\Photographer says: I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here.
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This is the BEST child reward system I have ever used! You can customize it to your family by making your own chart or there is one for you to download! DO IT! You won't regret it! by britney
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britney This is the BEST child reward system I have ever used! You can customize it to your family by making your own chart or there is one for you to download! DO IT! You won't regret it!
For the Kids
The dropped eyeliner trick is where you apply eyeliner to only half of your bottom lid and full line on top, almost as if you’ve dropped the line or your eyeliner half way. You’ll be amazed at the look it creates and how much it can alter your style. Of course, you can try this with any colour you like and the usual black or brown works too but I do suggest you experiment to see what suits you best. by eunice
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eunice The dropped eyeliner trick is where you apply eyeliner to only half of your bottom lid and full line on top, almost as if you’ve dropped the line or your eyeliner half way. You’ll be amazed at the look it creates and how much it can alter your style. Of course, you can try this with any colour you like and the usual black or brown works too but I do suggest you experiment to see what suits you best.
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A Disney Dining Plan Calculator -  Can you save money eating at Walt Disney World?  ~~ DISCLAIMER:  We do not buy the Disney Dining Plan ... so I really can't say if this will help you make a good decision about it or not.  But I do know it can be very confusing to determine if the dining plan is right for your family ... and which plan to go with.  But use this at your own discretion and risk!  (And be sure to do your research)! by maryanne
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maryanne A Disney Dining Plan Calculator - Can you save money eating at Walt Disney World? ~~ DISCLAIMER: We do not buy the Disney Dining Plan ... so I really can't say if this will help you make a good decision about it or not. But I do know it can be very confusing to determine if the dining plan is right for your family ... and which plan to go with. But use this at your own discretion and risk! (And be sure to do your research)!
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The woman who did my hair for prom used this technique so i do to now and it is the only way my straight hair will hold a curl. I swear by this! You don't necessarily have to run your fingers thru it either the curls look great as is. by Wendy63
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Wendy63 The woman who did my hair for prom used this technique so i do to now and it is the only way my straight hair will hold a curl. I swear by this! You don't necessarily have to run your fingers thru it either the curls look great as is.
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Dryer Vent Pumpkin
For those of you who maybe haven't see this industrial pumpkin before, here is what you need: Dryer vent (purchased at your local hardware store), orange spray paint, a stem (I used cinnamon sticks, but you can use sticks or whatever you want), and a little bit of raffia. I cut and glued the vent into a donut using hot glue. Then I spray painted the whole thing, making sure to get in all the groves. Attach the cinnamon sticks by Jboyd
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Jboyd Dryer Vent Pumpkin For those of you who maybe haven't see this industrial pumpkin before, here is what you need: Dryer vent (purchased at your local hardware store), orange spray paint, a stem (I used cinnamon sticks, but you can use sticks or whatever you want), and a little bit of raffia. I cut and glued the vent into a donut using hot glue. Then I spray painted the whole thing, making sure to get in all the groves. Attach the cinnamon sticks
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How to Wash Your Hair Properly? -  You may do it practically every day, but do you really know how to wash your hair the right way? Using the correct techniques can make a world of difference in your hair’s health, bounce and shine — but if you’re making some common mistakes, you could be damaging your strands without even knowing it. by frances
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frances How to Wash Your Hair Properly? - You may do it practically every day, but do you really know how to wash your hair the right way? Using the correct techniques can make a world of difference in your hair’s health, bounce and shine — but if you’re making some common mistakes, you could be damaging your strands without even knowing it.
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Mod Podge. Love the stuff, but after a while it can get quite expensive. So for years now I’ve used Elmer's School Glue. I buy it by the gallon and make up the Mod Podge recipe as I need it in a mason jar. Just add half water, half Elmer's glue, replace the lid, shake it up and you’re ready to go. If you need it thicker, use less water! My preferred rate of dilution is 3/4 Glue, 1/4 water. by virgie
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virgie Mod Podge. Love the stuff, but after a while it can get quite expensive. So for years now I’ve used Elmer's School Glue. I buy it by the gallon and make up the Mod Podge recipe as I need it in a mason jar. Just add half water, half Elmer's glue, replace the lid, shake it up and you’re ready to go. If you need it thicker, use less water! My preferred rate of dilution is 3/4 Glue, 1/4 water.
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Bright Ideas for bulletin boards! I used to hot glue gun clothespins onto fabric but this is much more flexible in case you change your mind! by lee
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lee Bright Ideas for bulletin boards! I used to hot glue gun clothespins onto fabric but this is much more flexible in case you change your mind!
Back To School
"This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but YOU SHALL MEDITATE ON IT DAY and NIGHT, SO THAT YOU MAY BE CAREFUL TO DO ACCORDING TO ALL THAT IS WRITTEN IN IT. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success," Joshua 1:8. by Buy Lizzie
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Buy Lizzie "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but YOU SHALL MEDITATE ON IT DAY and NIGHT, SO THAT YOU MAY BE CAREFUL TO DO ACCORDING TO ALL THAT IS WRITTEN IN IT. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success," Joshua 1:8.
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Blogger\Photographer says:   I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here. by rachelle
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rachelle Blogger\Photographer says: I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here.
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I wish more people would realize this. You need to care 1st before you can make your mark on the world. And tearing someone down is NOT the way to do it!!!! And that is the truth!! by Gabby63
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Gabby63 I wish more people would realize this. You need to care 1st before you can make your mark on the world. And tearing someone down is NOT the way to do it!!!! And that is the truth!!
Wise Words
Do remember getting to know yourself in the mirror when you were a kid? I do, standing on the livingroom sofa, just like this little girl.  I loved looking at myself.  No  selfies in those days!  But the truth is it is wholesome and normal to want to spend time looking at ourselves!  So don't be surprised to find your little one looking in a mirror! Don't make fun of her, rather compliiment her and walk away.  This is her personal time! by Catherine1
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Catherine1 Do remember getting to know yourself in the mirror when you were a kid? I do, standing on the livingroom sofa, just like this little girl. I loved looking at myself. No selfies in those days! But the truth is it is wholesome and normal to want to spend time looking at ourselves! So don't be surprised to find your little one looking in a mirror! Don't make fun of her, rather compliiment her and walk away. This is her personal time!
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My mom told me this YEARS ago; This is the BEST advice anyone can give. People say they are just venting, but others don't forgive and forget the things you say about your husband because they don't love him like you do. Sometimes the only way people know your husband is through you. Build him up. Always. by LiveLoveLaughMyLife
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LiveLoveLaughMyLife My mom told me this YEARS ago; This is the BEST advice anyone can give. People say they are just venting, but others don't forgive and forget the things you say about your husband because they don't love him like you do. Sometimes the only way people know your husband is through you. Build him up. Always.
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another pinner says: "My mom told me this YEARS ago; This is the BEST advice anyone can give. People say they are just venting, but others don't forgive and forget the things you say about your husband because they don't love him like you do. Sometimes the only way people know your husband is through you. Build him up. Always." by Kimber69
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Kimber69 another pinner says: "My mom told me this YEARS ago; This is the BEST advice anyone can give. People say they are just venting, but others don't forgive and forget the things you say about your husband because they don't love him like you do. Sometimes the only way people know your husband is through you. Build him up. Always."
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For all the women who have curves... you can diet forever and still be a size 10. It's called bone structure. Try and be healthy and work for fitness. This woman  is still beautiful and toned! --Yes--Don't try to make your body something it wasn't designed to be!-.. and i love the hair by tracie
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tracie For all the women who have curves... you can diet forever and still be a size 10. It's called bone structure. Try and be healthy and work for fitness. This woman is still beautiful and toned! --Yes--Don't try to make your body something it wasn't designed to be!-.. and i love the hair
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Today I want to share with you our secret weapon for colds and the flu… POOF! POOF is a blend of 4 oils (Peppermint, OnGuard, Oregano, & Frankincense) that, when used together, pack a powerful punch to boost your immune system and knock out any cold, right away. Here’s the recipe… You can apply POOF to the bottoms of your feet, but the best way to take it is internally. Mix it up in a shot glass with some water, or {Read More} by SLKelley
SLKelley
SLKelley Today I want to share with you our secret weapon for colds and the flu… POOF! POOF is a blend of 4 oils (Peppermint, OnGuard, Oregano, & Frankincense) that, when used together, pack a powerful punch to boost your immune system and knock out any cold, right away. Here’s the recipe… You can apply POOF to the bottoms of your feet, but the best way to take it is internally. Mix it up in a shot glass with some water, or {Read More}
Things to Make
chicken spaghetti.  this is one that i don't personally make, but we used to make it at one of the catering companies i worked for.  people by alexis
alexis
alexis chicken spaghetti. this is one that i don't personally make, but we used to make it at one of the catering companies i worked for. people
stuff for the girl child.
Restoring teak furniture  What You Need:  Rubber Gloves  Two Brushes  Medium Grit Sandpaper  Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool  TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water  Teak Oil  Polyurethane    Instructions:    Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance.    Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible.    Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores.    Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood.    Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture.    Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood.      MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY:  How To Care For Teak Furniture by babyblu3
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babyblu3 Restoring teak furniture What You Need: Rubber Gloves Two Brushes Medium Grit Sandpaper Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water Teak Oil Polyurethane Instructions: Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance. Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible. Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores. Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood. Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture. Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood. MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY: How To Care For Teak Furniture
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Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner: Dish scrubber  you can fill with cleaner, Vinegar, Dish soap (I just used the cheap kind and it worked fine, but I’ve had feedback that Blue Dawn dish soap is amazing for this.) Fill scrubber with 1:1 ratio of vinegar & soap,  allowing the vinegar to work it’s magic and the sudsy soap to do it’s best as well. by shawn
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shawn Easy Homemade Shower Cleaner: Dish scrubber you can fill with cleaner, Vinegar, Dish soap (I just used the cheap kind and it worked fine, but I’ve had feedback that Blue Dawn dish soap is amazing for this.) Fill scrubber with 1:1 ratio of vinegar & soap, allowing the vinegar to work it’s magic and the sudsy soap to do it’s best as well.
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Before you start stringing, you’ll need to attach 3 beads together for the cross part. This is where those glue dots come in handy! You can use regular glue to attach the beads, but I would suggest doing it ahead of time so it’s already dry before you begin. However, if you use glue dots, the kids can do this all by themselves, and the beads attach instantly! by rae
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rae Before you start stringing, you’ll need to attach 3 beads together for the cross part. This is where those glue dots come in handy! You can use regular glue to attach the beads, but I would suggest doing it ahead of time so it’s already dry before you begin. However, if you use glue dots, the kids can do this all by themselves, and the beads attach instantly!
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"I hate the way you're always right, I hate it when you lie. I hate it when you make me laugh, Even worse when you make me cry I hate it when you're not around, And the fact that you didn't call But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you, Not even close, Not even a little bit, Not even at all." This is & always will be one of my favorite movie scenes ever. I bawl EVERY time!! by vladtodd
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vladtodd "I hate the way you're always right, I hate it when you lie. I hate it when you make me laugh, Even worse when you make me cry I hate it when you're not around, And the fact that you didn't call But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you, Not even close, Not even a little bit, Not even at all." This is & always will be one of my favorite movie scenes ever. I bawl EVERY time!!
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I'm not perfect. I make mistakes. I have jealousy issues. And trust issues. I can be moody sometimes. But I promise you that if I say I love you, I mean it. I'm faithful, I'm loyal, and I will do everything I can to keep you. Don't confuse my caring for being controlling. Don't make me put in all the effort. Don't ignore me. Love me back like you mean it, or don't stay. Together, we're strong enough to overcome the worst of the worst; Alone, we by MistyLane
MistyLane
MistyLane I'm not perfect. I make mistakes. I have jealousy issues. And trust issues. I can be moody sometimes. But I promise you that if I say I love you, I mean it. I'm faithful, I'm loyal, and I will do everything I can to keep you. Don't confuse my caring for being controlling. Don't make me put in all the effort. Don't ignore me. Love me back like you mean it, or don't stay. Together, we're strong enough to overcome the worst of the worst; Alone, we
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All you need is a metallic paint pen and a creative hand to beautify basic kraft paper. Don't be intimidated when creating shapes—you can draw something as simple as repeating lines or a cluster of asterisks. Feeling less-than-confident? This blogger suggests sketching your shape in pencil first before tracing over it with the paint pen. by bertie
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bertie All you need is a metallic paint pen and a creative hand to beautify basic kraft paper. Don't be intimidated when creating shapes—you can draw something as simple as repeating lines or a cluster of asterisks. Feeling less-than-confident? This blogger suggests sketching your shape in pencil first before tracing over it with the paint pen.
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2/22/15 SL!!! My name is Lyla and I am known for my puppy kisses. If all you want to do is hug on me and cuddle with me, I am fine with that! I have my playful moments and I can be a little silly at times. I have been playing with other dogs here at the shelter, but the trainers think it would be best if I met any dog friends first before I go home with you. I am heartworm positive, but don't let that scare you away. The shelter has funds to cover my treatment expense. by phnataly
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phnataly 2/22/15 SL!!! My name is Lyla and I am known for my puppy kisses. If all you want to do is hug on me and cuddle with me, I am fine with that! I have my playful moments and I can be a little silly at times. I have been playing with other dogs here at the shelter, but the trainers think it would be best if I met any dog friends first before I go home with you. I am heartworm positive, but don't let that scare you away. The shelter has funds to cover my treatment expense.
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This is way cute! Even if you did normal eye make up, i think it would be enough to show your a clown but without over the top costume-y look. @Rachel Soelberg by irenepo
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irenepo This is way cute! Even if you did normal eye make up, i think it would be enough to show your a clown but without over the top costume-y look. @Rachel Soelberg
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Apple Cinnamon Fruit Leather Recipe - Apple used to be my favorite flavor growing up, but they don't make it anymore. Now I can make it myself! by crystalc
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crystalc Apple Cinnamon Fruit Leather Recipe - Apple used to be my favorite flavor growing up, but they don't make it anymore. Now I can make it myself!
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This is a cute saying but very true. One can't dwell on the past, everyone is human and can make mistakes. It takes a special and strong heart to accept that, and to Forgive and let go. But do it for your own sake too because it feels good to be happy!! Learn from the downfalls, & rise again stronger and experienced. ;) by megan
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megan This is a cute saying but very true. One can't dwell on the past, everyone is human and can make mistakes. It takes a special and strong heart to accept that, and to Forgive and let go. But do it for your own sake too because it feels good to be happy!! Learn from the downfalls, & rise again stronger and experienced. ;)
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ake Your Own Glow in the Dark Glue  The idea to make glowing glue came to me last night while Rosie was painting with glow in the dark paint .  It is so simple, I can't believe I never thought to do it before.  All you have to do is add a squirt of glow in the dark paint to clear school glue, shake it up,  and then you have glow in the dark glue! by Casa Lua
Casa Lua
Casa Lua ake Your Own Glow in the Dark Glue The idea to make glowing glue came to me last night while Rosie was painting with glow in the dark paint .  It is so simple, I can't believe I never thought to do it before.  All you have to do is add a squirt of glow in the dark paint to clear school glue, shake it up,  and then you have glow in the dark glue!
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