How to Soften Butter Quickly: Not with a microwave which may over soften or cause melting, but roll it between sheets of wax paper for
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How to Soften Butter Quickly: Not with a microwave which may over soften or cause melting, but roll it between sheets of wax paper for
Tip: Tissue paper ironed between 2 sheets of wax paper = wrapping for food gifts
Tissue paper ironed between 2 sheets of wax paper... could be used for any Holiday
For the birds: toilet paper tube, peanut butter, roll it in birdseed and slip it over a branch.
This may be the best crafting tip of the month. "print out the font you want and place wax paper over it. Trace letters with puffy paint,
Make a bird feeder. Toilet paper tube, peanut butter, roll it in birdseed and slip it over a branch from Green Renaissance on FB.
Healing your "mummy tummy" :-) Diastasis Recti: how to heal from having kids and get your abs back together. I didn't know that you can actually get a separation between your abdominal muscles which will constantly cause the "pooch" and crunches could actually worsen the gap. There are exercises here that will help to strengthen your core and make that gap smaller.
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[DG=> RDM by Rue du Mail Paper Trench Vest :
Sheer chiffon sleeves soften the crisp look of this poplin shirtdress from RDM Rue du Mail, which is styled with a cutout yoke and a fold-over collar. Knife pleats detail the back, and a rounded hem and buttoned cuffs complete the look. Lined.Fabric: Poplin / chiffon.100% polyester.Dry clean.Imported, Lithuania.MEASUREMENTSLength: 33in / 84cm, from shoulder
the most perfect crepe recipe ever: 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs Melted unsalted butter for greasing pan Blend until smooth. refrigerate at least an hour. grease 9 inch skillet. Pour 1 ladle and swirl quickly around. cook 1 minute or until crepe bubbles. flip, ten secs. Place on wax paper.
With Leslie Sansome's Walk Away The Pounds: Fat Burning Miles DVD you get four complete fat burning, interval training, muscle conditioning and stretching workouts that you can easily do while walking anywhere. Fitness expert and creator of the #1 bestselling Walk Away The Pounds series, Leslie Sansone teaches you proper technique to help you shed unwanted pounds, have more energy and feel toned all over. For more added definition, DVD comes with The StretchieÂ® resistance band. 119 minutes. USA. Please note: this product contains natural rubber latex, which may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. $14.98
These are so easy and quick, I made them last year too... simply poke mini marshmallows on either end of a lollipop stick. Over a double boiler or in a microwave, melt butterscotch chips until smooth (or you can use peanut-butter flavoured Wilton candy melts). Gently dip each end of the "swab" in the melted candy and lay to set on waxed paper. Do not refrigerate.
This is a gift basket my sisters and I made for our cousin-in-law for her Bridal Shower over the summer. We included a poem with it as well, and the poem said: [Brides name], In a few short weeks you and your HONEY, [Grooms name], will PLEDGE your love to one another, leaving your SOLO lives in the past as your family and friends CHEER while you walk down the aisle. Ahead, you will find a new adventure full of BLISS as Mr. and Mrs. [Bride Grooms last name]. Before that happy day, we would just like to fill you in on a few SECRETS: Your Prince CHARMIN’ may be BRAWNY and SUAVE, but he won’t always be MR. CLEAN or a DYNAMO in the kitchen. Things may not always be a FEBREEZE and there may be some ups and some DOWNYS, but try not to SHOUT, send out an SOS, or let things CASCADE into a PUFF of anger. No matter what, ALL will be RESOLVED by DAWN. You two are a FANTASTIC couple, and will be able to BOUNCE back from anything in a JIF. You and [Grooms name] share a ZEST for life, and your marriage will include endless love, a BOUNTY of happiness, and a HEFTY DASH of SNUGGLES, HUGS KISSES. We feel so much JOY to be able to GAIN a you into our family on [Wedding date]. We look forward to seeing the SPARKLE in your eyes on your FABulous and PICTURE perfect day.All of the items in the basket were the smallest sizes we could get, and we put everything into a laundry basket she had on her registry. Our items in the basket were (in order):Honey, Pledge, Solo cups, Cheer detergent, Hersheys Bliss chocoate, Secret deodorant, Charmin toilet paper, Brawny paper towels, Suave shampoo or body gel, Mr. Clean magic eraser, Dynamo detergent, Febreeze, Downy softener, Shout stain remover, SOS dish soap, Cascade dishwasher detergent, Puff tissues, All detergent, Resolve stain remover, Dawn dish soap, Fantastic cleaning product, Bounce dryer sheets, Jif peanut butter, Zest bathroom cleaner, Bounty napkins, Hefty trash bags, Mrs. Dash seasoning spice blend, Snuggle laundry detergent, Hersheys Hugs Kisses chocolates, Joy dish soap, Gain detergent, Sparkle cleaner, Fab cleaner, Picture frame.
Religions of the world have many things in common, not the least of which is their impact on our world throughout the centuries. Two films uncover fascinating issues including: uncanny similarities between the virgin births of Krishna, Mithra, Indra and Jesus; underlying astrological symbolism behind U.S. religious and governmental institutions; the far-reaching impact of Freemasons; the history of suppression of thought that has led to â€œholy warsâ€? and how religions have borrowed from one another to gain control over people for thousands of years. 180 minutes. Choose from the following:The Hidden Truth The Naked Truth DVD Set $45.00
Religions of the world have many things in common, not the least of which is their impact on our world throughout the centuries. Two films uncover fascinating issues including: uncanny similarities between the virgin births of Krishna, Mithra, Indra and Jesus; underlying astrological symbolism behind U.S. religious and governmental institutions; the far-reaching impact of Freemasons; the history of suppression of thought that has led to â€œholy wars â€? and how religions have borrowed from one another to gain control over people for thousands of years. 180 minutes. $20.00
25 Manners Kids Should Know #1: When asking for something, say "Please." #2: When receiving something, say "Thank you." #3: Do not interrupt grown-ups who are speaking with each other unless there is an emergency. They will notice you and respond when they are finished talking. #4: If you do need to get somebody's attention right away, the phrase "excuse me" is the most polite way for you to enter the conversation. #5: When you have any doubt about doing something, ask permission first. It can save you from many hours of grief later. #6: The world is not interested in what you dislike. Keep negative opinions to yourself, or between you and your friends, and out of earshot of adults. #7: Do not comment on other people's physical characteristics unless, of course, it's to compliment them, which is always welcome. #8: When people ask you how you are, tell them and then ask them how they are. #9: When you have spent time at your friend's house, remember to thank his or her parents for having you over and for the good time you had. #10: Knock on closed doors -- and wait to see if there's a response -- before entering. #11: When you make a phone call, introduce yourself first and then ask if you can speak with the person you are calling. #12: Be appreciative and say "thank you" for any gift you receive. In the age of e-mail, a handwritten thank-you note can have a powerful effect. #13: Never use foul language in front of adults. Grown-ups already know all those words, and they find them boring and unpleasant. #14: Don't call people mean names. #15: Do not make fun of anyone for any reason. Teasing shows others you are weak, and ganging up on someone else is cruel. #16: Even if a play or an assembly is boring, sit through it quietly and pretend that you are interested. The performers and presenters are doing their best. #17: If you bump into somebody, immediately say "Excuse me." #18: Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, and don't pick your nose in public. #19: As you walk through a door, look to see if you can hold it open for someone else. #20: If you come across a parent, a teacher, or a neighbor working on something, ask if you can help. If they say "yes," do so -- you may learn something new. #21: When an adult asks you for a favor, do it without grumbling and with a smile. #22: When someone helps you, say "thank you." That person will likely want to help you again. This is especially true with teachers! #23: Use eating utensils properly. If you are unsure how to do so, ask your parents to teach you or watch what adults do. #24: Keep a napkin on your lap; use it to wipe your mouth when necessary. #25: Don't reach for things at the table; ask to have them passed.
Materials- leaf template;scissors;cardstock;pencil;old book, pages removed;craft glue;24 gauge floral wire,cut to 5 in lengths;pressed real leaves;20 gauge floral wire;brown floral tape;1/8 in tan quilling paper;acorn caps;hot glue gun & glue sticks;ribbon for bow. Step 1- print leaf template on cardstock & cut out. Trace the leaf shape on a page from the book; roughly trim the paper around the leaf shape. Step 2- apply craft glue to the back of the leaf shape. Place a 5 in length of wire on a 2nd page from the book, then place the leaf shape glue side down over it, sandwiching the wire between the papers. The wire should be centered on the stem of the leaf & half the wire emerging from the stem. Allow glue to dry, then carefully cut out the leaf shape with scissors. Repeat to make 45-50 leaves. Step 3- bundle 3-5 leaves & twist the wires together (you can add wires to real pressed leaves & incorporate them in the paper leaf bundles if desired) Step 4- to make a wreath form cut a 47 in lenth of 20 gauge wire, fold in half & twist. Shape twisted wire into a horseshoe then wrap with brown floral tape. Step 5- Starting @ 1 end of the wreath form & working toward middle attach bundles of leaves with floral tape, repeat for other side. Step 6- to make acorns, tightly roll 1/8 in quilling paper into a flat disk. Use thumb to push the center of the disk outward, forming into a cup shape. Rub the inside with craft glue to secure the shape. Apply hot glue to the inside of the quilled cup & adhere to an acorn cap. Use hot glue to attach acorns to wreath. Step 7- tie bow on the top center of wreath
The mantis shrimp is one of the most incredible creatures found in our oceans. Over millions of years, it has equipped itself with an arsenal to rival that of any other organism, besting the limits of human technology on more than one front.
Firstly, it packs the biggest punch of any predator, with a sophisticated muscle mechanism allowing acceleration in excess of 102,000 m/s2 to be attained and a speed of 23 m/s from a standing start, about the acceleration of a .22 calibre bullet. Because they strike so rapidly, they generate cavitation bubbles between the appendage and the striking surface.The collapse of these cavitation bubbles produces measurable forces on their prey in addition to the instantaneous forces of 1,500 newtons that are caused by the impact of the appendage against the striking surface, which means that the prey is hit twice by a single strike; first by the claw and then by the collapsing cavitation bubbles that immediately follow. With this ability to create extreme low pressure behind it’s extended arm, causing the water to spontaneously boil, no prey stands a chance. This action releases intense energy, enough to break sheets of glass. Even if the initial strike misses the prey, the resulting shock wave can be enough to kill or stun the prey.
Additionally, the mantis shrimp has the most sophisticated and extensive eyes of any known creature. With their unique shape and composition, the shrimp can see in most directions simultaneously, as well as observing more of the spectrum than us humans, both at the infra-red and ultra-violet ends.
Oh and it looks fucking beautiful.
They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor" But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot......they "didn't have a pot to piss in" & were the lowest of the low The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s: Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell . ...... . Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married. Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. The man of the house had the privilege of the nice clean water, then all the other sons and men, then the women and finally the children. Last of all the babies. By then the water was so dirty you could actually lose someone in it.. Hence the saying, "Don't throw the baby out with the Bath water!" Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. It was the only place for animals to get warm, so all the cats and other small animals (mice, bugs) lived in the roof. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals would slip and fall off the roof... Hence the saying "It's raining cats and dogs." There was nothing to stop things from falling into the house. This posed a real problem in the bedroom where bugs and other droppings could mess up your nice clean bed. Hence, a bed with big posts and a sheet hung over the top afforded some protection. That's how canopy beds came into existence. The floor was dirt. Only the wealthy had something other than dirt. Hence the saying, "Dirt poor." The wealthy had slate floors that would get slippery in the winter when wet, so they spread thresh (straw) on floor to help keep their footing. As the winter wore on, they added more thresh until, when you opened the door, it would all start slipping outside. A piece of wood was placed in the entrance-way. Hence: a thresh hold. In those old days, they cooked in the kitchen with a big kettle that always hung over the fire.. Every day they lit the fire and added things to the pot. They ate mostly vegetables and did not get much meat. They would eat the stew for dinner, leaving leftovers in the pot to get cold overnight and then start over the next day. Sometimes stew had food in it that had been there for quite a while. Hence the rhyme: Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old. Sometimes they could obtain pork, which made them feel quite special. When visitors came over, they would hang up their bacon to show off. It was a sign of wealth that a man could, "bring home the bacon." They would cut off a little to share with guests and would all sit around and chew the fat. Those with money had plates made of pewter. Food with high acid content caused some of the lead to leach onto the food, causing lead poisoning death. This happened most often with tomatoes, so for the next 400 years or so, tomatoes were considered poisonous. Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust. Lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky. The combination would Sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would take them for dead and prepare them for burial.. They were laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days and the family would gather around and eat and drink and wait and see if they would wake up. Hence the custom of holding a wake. England is old and small and the local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave. When reopening these coffins, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside and they realized they had been burying people alive... So they would tie a string on the wrist of the corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell. Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night (the graveyard shift.) to listen for the bell; thus, someone could be, saved by the bell or was considered a dead ringer. And that's the truth....Now, whoever said History was boring