Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'.  Also known as 'Purple Millet' this tall corn stalk like grass has deep purple foliage, immature by jill
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jill Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'. Also known as 'Purple Millet' this tall corn stalk like grass has deep purple foliage, immature
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Purple Majesty Millet by julie.m
Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it.    Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times. by Danielle 5026
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Danielle 5026 Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.
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Celery Root  Celeriac (also known as celery root), is a knobby-shaped bulb that often has smaller, spider-like root protrusions. So gross by jill
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jill Celery Root Celeriac (also known as celery root), is a knobby-shaped bulb that often has smaller, spider-like root protrusions. So gross
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Queen Anne's Lace, also called "Wild Carrot," is a common plant in dry fields, ditches, and open areas. It was introduced from Europe, and the carrots that we eat today were once cultivated from this plant. Queen Anne's Lace grows up to four feet tall. Its leaves are two to eight inches long and fern-like. This plant is best known for its flowers, which are tiny and white, blooming in lacy, flat-topped clusters. Each little flower has a dark, purplish center. by laohu
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laohu Queen Anne's Lace, also called "Wild Carrot," is a common plant in dry fields, ditches, and open areas. It was introduced from Europe, and the carrots that we eat today were once cultivated from this plant. Queen Anne's Lace grows up to four feet tall. Its leaves are two to eight inches long and fern-like. This plant is best known for its flowers, which are tiny and white, blooming in lacy, flat-topped clusters. Each little flower has a dark, purplish center.
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Terry Farrell is the gorgeous babe known as Jadzia Dax in Deep Space Nine and also on Becker by Chronic Crippler
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Chronic Crippler Terry Farrell is the gorgeous babe known as Jadzia Dax in Deep Space Nine and also on Becker
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An emerald cut emerald of 6.65 known carat weight is simply prong set in a white gold mount of 18k. The superb grass green color has a by Kyaw Kyaw Htet
Kyaw Kyaw Htet
Kyaw Kyaw Htet An emerald cut emerald of 6.65 known carat weight is simply prong set in a white gold mount of 18k. The superb grass green color has a
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Another ricotta.  She also has recpes for ricotta, like this summer lasagna. by milagros
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milagros Another ricotta. She also has recpes for ricotta, like this summer lasagna.
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Candy Corn Cupcakes.  Perfect for fall.  This website also has lots of other fabulous recipes. by melissagarsia
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melissagarsia Candy Corn Cupcakes. Perfect for fall. This website also has lots of other fabulous recipes.
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Glamour Purple Deep V-neck Silk Like Sheer Babydoll by love_m
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love_m Glamour Purple Deep V-neck Silk Like Sheer Babydoll
Glamour Purple Deep V-neck Silk Like Sheer Babydoll
Hermanus South Africa has some of the most perfect conditions for kite surfing. Although we are also known for having more Great White by fay
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fay Hermanus South Africa has some of the most perfect conditions for kite surfing. Although we are also known for having more Great White
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A Mathematically-Inclined Cucumber in the Sky  Standing 591-feet tall, with 41 floors is London’s skyscraper known as The Gherkin (yes, like… architecture ☮k☮ by lakeisha
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lakeisha A Mathematically-Inclined Cucumber in the Sky Standing 591-feet tall, with 41 floors is London’s skyscraper known as The Gherkin (yes, like… architecture ☮k☮
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I like how she set up this listening center.  Also has GREAT displays for Daily 5.  She also has printables for the stations. by leanna
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leanna I like how she set up this listening center. Also has GREAT displays for Daily 5. She also has printables for the stations.
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Preacher’s Cookies (also known as no-bake cookies) melt in your mouth like fudge, made with oats, evaporated milk, cocoa powder, and peanut butter. by rebecca.dennison.12
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rebecca.dennison.12 Preacher’s Cookies (also known as no-bake cookies) melt in your mouth like fudge, made with oats, evaporated milk, cocoa powder, and peanut butter.
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A walk along an urban trail is an education in diversity. You'll pass people of many nationalities and dress with one thing in common: they need exercise outdoors. You may notice that the plant world along the way is also inhabited by species from far away places.    Vinca, an evergreen ground cover vine that now inhabits much of North America, is actually native to parts of Europe, North Africa and western Asia. The name was probably derived from a Latin word meaning "to bind." Certainly, as a ground cover, it is very effective for erosion control. In addition, David MacKenzie in Perennial Ground Covers says the tough runners used to be twisted together to form rope.    The trailing, vine-like plant is in the Dogbane family, along with Bluestar (Amsonia spp.), Asiatic Jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum), Confederate Jasmine (T. jasminoides) and Mandevilla. Mature height as a ground cover is usually from 8" to 18". The runners root as they go. Flowers may be blue, white or burgundy, depending upon the cultivar. Vinca prefers moist soil in partial shade to full shade, but will also tolerate sun and drought. It is deer resistant.    Two species of Vinca are commonly available: Vinca major and Vinca minor.    Vinca major is so named because the flowers and leaves are larger and the runners longer than Vinca minor. Its common name is Bigleaf Periwinkle. Leaves are oval, green or variegated, 1" wide and approximately 2" long. Simple flowers are up to 2" diameter. It is reliably hardy in USDA climate zones 6 through 9. Recommended soil pH is 5.6 to 7.8. In addition to its effectiveness as a ground cover, it is a fine subject for hanging baskets. Plant 8" to 12"    Vinca minor is commonly known as dwarf periwinkle, creeping myrtle, or death myrtle. V. minor does contain toxic substances, but MacKenzie says that "during the Middle Ages, the heads of criminals who were to be executed were adorned with stems of V. minor, hence the Italian name Fiore di morte (flower of death)." Foliage is about 3/4" wide and 1" long. Mature height is less than V. major; about 4". Evergreen foliage is deep green and shiny. It is fine for erosion control in medium-sized areas provided that water does not flow with such force that the plants are dislodged before established. Vinca minor is hardy in USDA climate zones 4 through 8. Recommended soil pH is 6.1 to 7.8. Plant 6" to 12" apart.    Vinca does well in shallow soil, even where tree roots make it impossible to cultivate. But if possible, prepare the planting bed by cultivating at least 4" deep, removing all traces of weeds. Composted manure may be incorporated into the soil. Fertilizer may be used. If you choose to do so, incorporate 10-10-10 fertilizer at a rate of no more 2 lbs. per 100 square feet into the top 4" of soil. Avoid synthetic fertilizers contacting any part of your plants.    Vinca can be planted any time you have a shovel handy, even bare root plants. It is very tough. Nevertheless, you should water occasionally until the plants become established to avoid drought stress. Maintenance is minimal. Vinca has few pest and disease problems, and tolerates poor soil.    Because it is so common, some folks think that Vinca is over-used, even invasive. But I don't agree; I'm all about diversity. It does what a ground cover is supposed to do; it covers ground. Vinca is popular because it is effective, attractive, and requires little or no maintenance.    Return to Vinca at goGardenNow.com.  Posted by John Marshall at 7:48 AM 0 comments Links to this post  Labels: drought tolerant plants, ground covers, low maintenance perennial, vinca by marcia
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marcia A walk along an urban trail is an education in diversity. You'll pass people of many nationalities and dress with one thing in common: they need exercise outdoors. You may notice that the plant world along the way is also inhabited by species from far away places. Vinca, an evergreen ground cover vine that now inhabits much of North America, is actually native to parts of Europe, North Africa and western Asia. The name was probably derived from a Latin word meaning "to bind." Certainly, as a ground cover, it is very effective for erosion control. In addition, David MacKenzie in Perennial Ground Covers says the tough runners used to be twisted together to form rope. The trailing, vine-like plant is in the Dogbane family, along with Bluestar (Amsonia spp.), Asiatic Jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum), Confederate Jasmine (T. jasminoides) and Mandevilla. Mature height as a ground cover is usually from 8" to 18". The runners root as they go. Flowers may be blue, white or burgundy, depending upon the cultivar. Vinca prefers moist soil in partial shade to full shade, but will also tolerate sun and drought. It is deer resistant. Two species of Vinca are commonly available: Vinca major and Vinca minor. Vinca major is so named because the flowers and leaves are larger and the runners longer than Vinca minor. Its common name is Bigleaf Periwinkle. Leaves are oval, green or variegated, 1" wide and approximately 2" long. Simple flowers are up to 2" diameter. It is reliably hardy in USDA climate zones 6 through 9. Recommended soil pH is 5.6 to 7.8. In addition to its effectiveness as a ground cover, it is a fine subject for hanging baskets. Plant 8" to 12" Vinca minor is commonly known as dwarf periwinkle, creeping myrtle, or death myrtle. V. minor does contain toxic substances, but MacKenzie says that "during the Middle Ages, the heads of criminals who were to be executed were adorned with stems of V. minor, hence the Italian name Fiore di morte (flower of death)." Foliage is about 3/4" wide and 1" long. Mature height is less than V. major; about 4". Evergreen foliage is deep green and shiny. It is fine for erosion control in medium-sized areas provided that water does not flow with such force that the plants are dislodged before established. Vinca minor is hardy in USDA climate zones 4 through 8. Recommended soil pH is 6.1 to 7.8. Plant 6" to 12" apart. Vinca does well in shallow soil, even where tree roots make it impossible to cultivate. But if possible, prepare the planting bed by cultivating at least 4" deep, removing all traces of weeds. Composted manure may be incorporated into the soil. Fertilizer may be used. If you choose to do so, incorporate 10-10-10 fertilizer at a rate of no more 2 lbs. per 100 square feet into the top 4" of soil. Avoid synthetic fertilizers contacting any part of your plants. Vinca can be planted any time you have a shovel handy, even bare root plants. It is very tough. Nevertheless, you should water occasionally until the plants become established to avoid drought stress. Maintenance is minimal. Vinca has few pest and disease problems, and tolerates poor soil. Because it is so common, some folks think that Vinca is over-used, even invasive. But I don't agree; I'm all about diversity. It does what a ground cover is supposed to do; it covers ground. Vinca is popular because it is effective, attractive, and requires little or no maintenance. Return to Vinca at goGardenNow.com. Posted by John Marshall at 7:48 AM 0 comments Links to this post Labels: drought tolerant plants, ground covers, low maintenance perennial, vinca
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Every girl needs a classic riding boot like this one. Tall, like the traditional equestrian styles, and adorned with two straps with accent buckles, this style is constructed with all the comfort technology Aerosoles is known for. $69.99 by Bon-Ton
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Bon-Ton Every girl needs a classic riding boot like this one. Tall, like the traditional equestrian styles, and adorned with two straps with accent buckles, this style is constructed with all the comfort technology Aerosoles is known for. $69.99
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Rotel Corn Dip-{also known as cowboy crack!} one drained can white corn, 1 block cream cheese, and 1 almost drained can of Rotel. I put it in a glass bowl and microwave it one minute at a time till hot and melted. Serve with Scoop Fritos and keep warm in a small crockpot by katie
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katie Rotel Corn Dip-{also known as cowboy crack!} one drained can white corn, 1 block cream cheese, and 1 almost drained can of Rotel. I put it in a glass bowl and microwave it one minute at a time till hot and melted. Serve with Scoop Fritos and keep warm in a small crockpot
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1. Drink one glass of water every hour. It will make you feel full. 2. Drink ice cold water. Your body will burn calories just getting the water to a normal temperature to digest. Also it is great for your complexion. 3. Drink 3 cups of green tea daily. It will help boost your metabolism, plus its anti-oxidants make your skin look great. 4. Take vitamins daily. Do not take vitamins on an empty stomache, otherwise they have nothing to catalyze with. 5. Eat ice or gum when hungry. This will make your body think it had food without the calories. 6. Eat spicy foods. They raise your metabolism. 7. Take cold showers because your body will burn calories to heat you back up. 8. Brush your teeth so you won’t be tempted to eat afterwards. 9. Wear a rubberband around your wrist. Snap it when you want to eat. 10. Use smaller plates and utensils so it seems like you ate more. 11. Chew each bite of food thoroughly and then take a sip of water between bites. You will feel full quicker and will not eat as much. 12. Sleep at least six hours a day. If you get less than six this can lower your metabolism by 15%. 13. If you start to feel hungry do sit ups. 14. Pamper yourself! Give yourself a facial, paint your nails, anything to make you feel pretty. 15. Keep track of everything you eat to manage your weight better. 16. Keep good posture, burns 10% more calories when you sit up straight. 17. Make a list of all the “bad” foods that you crave and tend to binge on. Each day, pick one to take out of your diet that you cannot eat again. Take one off the list each day until there are no more bad foods you can have. 17. Avoid alcohol! A shot of liquor has 100-120 calories, a glass of wine has 80 calories, a lite beer has 110-120 calories, and a regular beer has 140-170 calories. 18. Avoid eating anything bigger than about a cup, your stomach will expand and then you’ll get hungry more. 19. The smell of coffee is thought to supress appetite. 20. Wear applied lip gloss. It makes you more aware of what’s going in your mouth. Also, flavored ones may help with cravings. 21. Have 6 small meals a day. 22. Low calorie hot chocolate curbs chocolate cravings, and makes you feel full. 23. Take a picture of yourself wearing a bathing suit or something equally important to you, look at it before you want to eat. 24. It takes 20 minutes for the brain to realize the stomach is full. 25. Eat lots of fiber. It makes you feel full and takes fat with it out of your body. The natural cleansing helps improve both your energy level and overall feeling of wellness. 26. Before you dig into that cake, bag of chips, candy, or whatever, take a deep breath and count to 100. Usually by the time you get to 100 you will have coninced yourself that you don’t really want it. 27. Celery actually burns calories. Every hour eat a stalk of it. Not only will it fill you up, but it will also get your metabolism kickin’. 28. Read the nutritional information. Remember, fat-free does not mean calorie-free. 29. Keep an eye on fiber content. Get as much fiber into your diet as you can, while cutting fat and calories. 30. Don’t eat a lot at once. Spread your food throughout the day. This will help to avoid binging and keep your metabolism going. 31. Avoid alchohol. 32. Do not eat in front of the computer or TV. This distracts you from recognizing you’re full. 33. Stay away from Slim-fast and other so-called “healthy” candy bars and shakes… one look at the nutition facts will tell you why. Save yourself the money, and the calories. Buy yourself some flowers instead -- they make you happy. 34. When having cravings try drinking a tall, icy glass of water with slices of lemons or oranges -- sometimes what you think is hunger is really thirst. 35. Remember, an occasional binge doesn’t hurt, in fact it’s quite beneficial if you have reached a plateau (stopped losing weight). Just don’t binge too regularly! and finally, 36. Love and respect yourself and your body. by Annika.L
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Annika.L 1. Drink one glass of water every hour. It will make you feel full. 2. Drink ice cold water. Your body will burn calories just getting the water to a normal temperature to digest. Also it is great for your complexion. 3. Drink 3 cups of green tea daily. It will help boost your metabolism, plus its anti-oxidants make your skin look great. 4. Take vitamins daily. Do not take vitamins on an empty stomache, otherwise they have nothing to catalyze with. 5. Eat ice or gum when hungry. This will make your body think it had food without the calories. 6. Eat spicy foods. They raise your metabolism. 7. Take cold showers because your body will burn calories to heat you back up. 8. Brush your teeth so you won’t be tempted to eat afterwards. 9. Wear a rubberband around your wrist. Snap it when you want to eat. 10. Use smaller plates and utensils so it seems like you ate more. 11. Chew each bite of food thoroughly and then take a sip of water between bites. You will feel full quicker and will not eat as much. 12. Sleep at least six hours a day. If you get less than six this can lower your metabolism by 15%. 13. If you start to feel hungry do sit ups. 14. Pamper yourself! Give yourself a facial, paint your nails, anything to make you feel pretty. 15. Keep track of everything you eat to manage your weight better. 16. Keep good posture, burns 10% more calories when you sit up straight. 17. Make a list of all the “bad” foods that you crave and tend to binge on. Each day, pick one to take out of your diet that you cannot eat again. Take one off the list each day until there are no more bad foods you can have. 17. Avoid alcohol! A shot of liquor has 100-120 calories, a glass of wine has 80 calories, a lite beer has 110-120 calories, and a regular beer has 140-170 calories. 18. Avoid eating anything bigger than about a cup, your stomach will expand and then you’ll get hungry more. 19. The smell of coffee is thought to supress appetite. 20. Wear applied lip gloss. It makes you more aware of what’s going in your mouth. Also, flavored ones may help with cravings. 21. Have 6 small meals a day. 22. Low calorie hot chocolate curbs chocolate cravings, and makes you feel full. 23. Take a picture of yourself wearing a bathing suit or something equally important to you, look at it before you want to eat. 24. It takes 20 minutes for the brain to realize the stomach is full. 25. Eat lots of fiber. It makes you feel full and takes fat with it out of your body. The natural cleansing helps improve both your energy level and overall feeling of wellness. 26. Before you dig into that cake, bag of chips, candy, or whatever, take a deep breath and count to 100. Usually by the time you get to 100 you will have coninced yourself that you don’t really want it. 27. Celery actually burns calories. Every hour eat a stalk of it. Not only will it fill you up, but it will also get your metabolism kickin’. 28. Read the nutritional information. Remember, fat-free does not mean calorie-free. 29. Keep an eye on fiber content. Get as much fiber into your diet as you can, while cutting fat and calories. 30. Don’t eat a lot at once. Spread your food throughout the day. This will help to avoid binging and keep your metabolism going. 31. Avoid alchohol. 32. Do not eat in front of the computer or TV. This distracts you from recognizing you’re full. 33. Stay away from Slim-fast and other so-called “healthy” candy bars and shakes… one look at the nutition facts will tell you why. Save yourself the money, and the calories. Buy yourself some flowers instead -- they make you happy. 34. When having cravings try drinking a tall, icy glass of water with slices of lemons or oranges -- sometimes what you think is hunger is really thirst. 35. Remember, an occasional binge doesn’t hurt, in fact it’s quite beneficial if you have reached a plateau (stopped losing weight). Just don’t binge too regularly! and finally, 36. Love and respect yourself and your body.
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Explosion Packets...This looks like a lot of fun. The website also has a ton of other fun things to do with kids. by SpicySugar
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SpicySugar Explosion Packets...This looks like a lot of fun. The website also has a ton of other fun things to do with kids.
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Known as the best living male ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous Russian dancer. He also has had roles in film, as he starred in the last season of Sex and the City. by Nuria Forsyth
Nuria Forsyth
Nuria Forsyth Known as the best living male ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous Russian dancer. He also has had roles in film, as he starred in the last season of Sex and the City.
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This cat species is also known as the Manul. The Manul has the thickest fur of all the wild cats. It is native to many regions including Mongolia, China, the Kazakhstani borders and in a few parts of Russia. by monika.zajac.5070
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monika.zajac.5070 This cat species is also known as the Manul. The Manul has the thickest fur of all the wild cats. It is native to many regions including Mongolia, China, the Kazakhstani borders and in a few parts of Russia.
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Walking down a well-traveled path you delight in the swish of this floral dress against the tall field grass that brushes up against you. Just like the field o... $52.99 by ModCloth
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ModCloth Walking down a well-traveled path you delight in the swish of this floral dress against the tall field grass that brushes up against you. Just like the field o... $52.99
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Adorable, absolutely fantastic, Shoebill!...also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed stork, is very large stork-like bird. It lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia. by willie
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willie Adorable, absolutely fantastic, Shoebill!...also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed stork, is very large stork-like bird. It lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia.
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The BEST sites for super cheap trendy clothes! Some more well-known stores like Forever 21, but also a lot of online stores I had never heard of until now. Good pin! by presentle
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presentle The BEST sites for super cheap trendy clothes! Some more well-known stores like Forever 21, but also a lot of online stores I had never heard of until now. Good pin!
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As is typical of the region, this wine has a deep ruby colour, lovely fresh fruit on the nose and white pepper spice on the palette. ABOUT THIS WINE:The sleepy village of Vacqueyras has two claims to fame: its most famous son, the 11th century minstrel Raimbaud and its wines, for which it is certainly better known today. £59.94 by Marks and Spencers
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Marks and Spencers As is typical of the region, this wine has a deep ruby colour, lovely fresh fruit on the nose and white pepper spice on the palette. ABOUT THIS WINE:The sleepy village of Vacqueyras has two claims to fame: its most famous son, the 11th century minstrel Raimbaud and its wines, for which it is certainly better known today. £59.94
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Web exclusive! Like the maypole, this tall lamp has a column-shaped base with a wrapped appearance. Its aged look has a rustic yet refined appeal. $715.00 by Bon-Ton
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Bon-Ton Web exclusive! Like the maypole, this tall lamp has a column-shaped base with a wrapped appearance. Its aged look has a rustic yet refined appeal. $715.00
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For anyone who has a gluten allergy or simply doesn't like it, here is a great list of hidden gluten in items and also a list of grain free by milagros
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milagros For anyone who has a gluten allergy or simply doesn't like it, here is a great list of hidden gluten in items and also a list of grain free
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Good Story - read this when you feel like quitting or eating bad! Also this woman is so beautiful inside and out, and has an awesome blog. by S Michelle Wilson
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S Michelle Wilson Good Story - read this when you feel like quitting or eating bad! Also this woman is so beautiful inside and out, and has an awesome blog.
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mason jars also look cute painted white this look is in, just spray paint old DI stuff, it has a name like milk something by DoloresEdith
DoloresEdith
DoloresEdith mason jars also look cute painted white this look is in, just spray paint old DI stuff, it has a name like milk something
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Mullets were known for the party in the back and business in the front style that took off during the 80s. They gained popularity when recognizable men like Billy Ray Cyrus and hair bands like Duran Duran supported this style.  The mullet has declined in popularity since they 80 but still have influence today. CA by jerry
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jerry Mullets were known for the party in the back and business in the front style that took off during the 80s. They gained popularity when recognizable men like Billy Ray Cyrus and hair bands like Duran Duran supported this style. The mullet has declined in popularity since they 80 but still have influence today. CA
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Red Sand Beach (also known as Kaihalulu) is located in Maui, Hawaii and is a pocked beach, partially isolated from the ocean. Because this area is rich in iron, the sand has a red-black color which makes a great contrast with the water. by deloris
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deloris Red Sand Beach (also known as Kaihalulu) is located in Maui, Hawaii and is a pocked beach, partially isolated from the ocean. Because this area is rich in iron, the sand has a red-black color which makes a great contrast with the water.
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