Great example: On the left is a wide-angle shot of her (28mm) and on the right a longer shot (85mm). This is a good example of why to use by brigitte
brigitte
brigitte Great example: On the left is a wide-angle shot of her (28mm) and on the right a longer shot (85mm). This is a good example of why to use
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Great example: On the left is a wide-angle shot of her (28mm) and on the right a longer shot (85mm). This is a good example of why to use by brigitte
brigitte
brigitte Great example: On the left is a wide-angle shot of her (28mm) and on the right a longer shot (85mm). This is a good example of why to use
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Mercury, as seen by the MESSENGER spacecraft. On the left, a monochrome map.  At right, images taken through the wide-angle camera filters by matilda
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matilda Mercury, as seen by the MESSENGER spacecraft. On the left, a monochrome map. At right, images taken through the wide-angle camera filters
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On my ever continuing quest to prove that you can use a wide variety of things as wall art, here is another great example...baskets! by dee
dee
dee On my ever continuing quest to prove that you can use a wide variety of things as wall art, here is another great example...baskets!
Dorm Decor
1933, left to right: Emma, her granddaughter Juliana, and daughter Wilhelmina (great-grandmother, mother, and grandmother of  Queen Beatrix) by samanthasam
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samanthasam 1933, left to right: Emma, her granddaughter Juliana, and daughter Wilhelmina (great-grandmother, mother, and grandmother of Queen Beatrix)
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Great example of an empire waist done right. Enough room in the bust. A lot of the time, an empire waist will be beautiful on the bottom, and the top will be wayyyyyy too tight on the bust. You gotta find a good balance :) by catherine
catherine
catherine Great example of an empire waist done right. Enough room in the bust. A lot of the time, an empire waist will be beautiful on the bottom, and the top will be wayyyyyy too tight on the bust. You gotta find a good balance :)
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dslr Lenses ~ get to know all about telephoto, prime lenses, wide angle and kit lenses! Which to use for faces, which to use for places, and everything in between. (great info for beginner photographers) by naomial
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naomial dslr Lenses ~ get to know all about telephoto, prime lenses, wide angle and kit lenses! Which to use for faces, which to use for places, and everything in between. (great info for beginner photographers)
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dance and math. Left foot tens, right foot ones. Step and jump on the numbers of the problem and then the answer. Good for rounding/estimation problems that they can do in their head. Use for observation maybe? by pauline
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pauline dance and math. Left foot tens, right foot ones. Step and jump on the numbers of the problem and then the answer. Good for rounding/estimation problems that they can do in their head. Use for observation maybe?
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TO BE DESTROYED 6/30/13 Brooklyn Center  MISSY A0968666 FEMALE RED/WHITE PIT BULL MIX 2yrs Beauty’s caught the shelter cold & she’s on tonite’s euthanasia list! Only someone who sees that Beauty is a good dog in a bad situation, and that Beauty will be a great companion can save her now. Are you that person? Can you foster or adopt Beauty. At 2 years old, she has so many great years left to live; so many doggie kisses to give. If you’re the one, speak up right now—tomorrow Beauty will be gone! by sharron
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sharron TO BE DESTROYED 6/30/13 Brooklyn Center MISSY A0968666 FEMALE RED/WHITE PIT BULL MIX 2yrs Beauty’s caught the shelter cold & she’s on tonite’s euthanasia list! Only someone who sees that Beauty is a good dog in a bad situation, and that Beauty will be a great companion can save her now. Are you that person? Can you foster or adopt Beauty. At 2 years old, she has so many great years left to live; so many doggie kisses to give. If you’re the one, speak up right now—tomorrow Beauty will be gone!
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From the blog of Meg Nakagawa, a handweaver in Nelson, New Zealand. From her notes on a workshop with Randall Darwall. "His concept is to use colors in nice proportion, but not in direct alignment. And to this end, the Fibonacci numbers could be a good tool. For example, I could weave a narrow scarf with 136 ends (warp threads) and six colors in the warp: to do this, I wind 55 ends of color A, 34 of B, 21 of C, 13 of D, 8 of E and 5 of F, but not necessarily in that order." by kristin.small
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kristin.small From the blog of Meg Nakagawa, a handweaver in Nelson, New Zealand. From her notes on a workshop with Randall Darwall. "His concept is to use colors in nice proportion, but not in direct alignment. And to this end, the Fibonacci numbers could be a good tool. For example, I could weave a narrow scarf with 136 ends (warp threads) and six colors in the warp: to do this, I wind 55 ends of color A, 34 of B, 21 of C, 13 of D, 8 of E and 5 of F, but not necessarily in that order."
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Students will enjoy hopping along the frog number line as they solve addition and subtraction problems. Simply place the frogs on the floor for students to hop to right to solve addition problems or hop to the left to solve subtraction problems. This is a great gross motor activity to do prior to working at the tables to complete the worksheets. Students will use the number lines on the sheets next to each simple addition and subtraction sentence to solve problems. by lilia
lilia
lilia Students will enjoy hopping along the frog number line as they solve addition and subtraction problems. Simply place the frogs on the floor for students to hop to right to solve addition problems or hop to the left to solve subtraction problems. This is a great gross motor activity to do prior to working at the tables to complete the worksheets. Students will use the number lines on the sheets next to each simple addition and subtraction sentence to solve problems.
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matt & nat alter tote: Live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs. And that applies to all living things. You see, Matt & Nat believes in loving all life, which is why they don't use animal-based materials in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting. $149.95 by RedEnvelope
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RedEnvelope matt & nat alter tote: Live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs. And that applies to all living things. You see, Matt & Nat believes in loving all life, which is why they don't use animal-based materials in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting. $149.95
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matt & nat vera wallet: Tuck this elegantly crafted wallet into a purse and get ready to live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs and they apply it to all living things. That's why they don't use animal-based creations in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting every time this wallet gets used. $54.95 by RedEnvelope
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RedEnvelope matt & nat vera wallet: Tuck this elegantly crafted wallet into a purse and get ready to live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs and they apply it to all living things. That's why they don't use animal-based creations in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting every time this wallet gets used. $54.95
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matt & nat mercer clutch: Live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs. And that applies to all living things. You see, Matt & Nat believes in loving all life, which is why they don't use animal-based materials in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting. $69.95 by RedEnvelope
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RedEnvelope matt & nat mercer clutch: Live beautifully. That's the simple philosophy that drives Matt & Nat designs. And that applies to all living things. You see, Matt & Nat believes in loving all life, which is why they don't use animal-based materials in their creations. Recycling, upcycling and protecting nature is a feel-good story you can feel great about supporting. $69.95
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A great card for sending to your friend this year for her Birthday, although it is versatile enough to use for other occasions too. Two smiling wine glasses represent friends with a clever pun to accompany. The card is finished with a tiny bit of glitter for the bubbles in the champagne. Dimensions: L178 x W127mm Cover text: Good friends are like sparkling wine... bubbly, with the ability to make you giggle £1.50 by Marks and Spencers
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Marks and Spencers A great card for sending to your friend this year for her Birthday, although it is versatile enough to use for other occasions too. Two smiling wine glasses represent friends with a clever pun to accompany. The card is finished with a tiny bit of glitter for the bubbles in the champagne. Dimensions: L178 x W127mm Cover text: Good friends are like sparkling wine... bubbly, with the ability to make you giggle £1.50
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DIY Scrunch Belt
Start by cutting a length of elastic that fits around your waist, stretching comfortably.
Then cut a strip of fabric to cover the belt. Make it twice the width of your elastic + one inch for seam allowance. And 1.5 times the length of the elastic.
For example: 25 inches of 1" wide elastic would need a 37.5" x 3" strip of fabric.
Fold the strip over, right sides together, and pin.
Sew all the way down the edge, backstitching at the start and finish.
Stick a safety pin in on end, and scoot the pin through the strip, scrunching the fabric down as you go, to turn it right side out. Then use the same method to scoot the elastic through. (it should be a fairly tight squeeze, but still workable.)
Then cut two 16" lengths of satin ribbon, and fold over the sides on one end of each, until they are the same width as your elastic. Pin.
Sew one ribbon to each end of elastic, being sure that the underside of both ribbons are on the same side of the elastic.
Then fold under the ends of your fabric, just covering the end of the elastic, and sew them on well.
All done!
Wrap it around yourself, and tie the ribbons into a bow! Add a flower, brooch, or rosette if you'd like!
I would die to have one of these in a 2"-3" wide elastic. by Mudgey
Mudgey
Mudgey DIY Scrunch Belt Start by cutting a length of elastic that fits around your waist, stretching comfortably. Then cut a strip of fabric to cover the belt. Make it twice the width of your elastic + one inch for seam allowance. And 1.5 times the length of the elastic. For example: 25 inches of 1" wide elastic would need a 37.5" x 3" strip of fabric. Fold the strip over, right sides together, and pin. Sew all the way down the edge, backstitching at the start and finish. Stick a safety pin in on end, and scoot the pin through the strip, scrunching the fabric down as you go, to turn it right side out. Then use the same method to scoot the elastic through. (it should be a fairly tight squeeze, but still workable.) Then cut two 16" lengths of satin ribbon, and fold over the sides on one end of each, until they are the same width as your elastic. Pin. Sew one ribbon to each end of elastic, being sure that the underside of both ribbons are on the same side of the elastic. Then fold under the ends of your fabric, just covering the end of the elastic, and sew them on well. All done! Wrap it around yourself, and tie the ribbons into a bow! Add a flower, brooch, or rosette if you'd like! I would die to have one of these in a 2"-3" wide elastic.
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HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU'RE A TEACHER? by Jeff Foxworty  # You get a secret thrill out of laminating things.  # You can hear 25 voices behind you and know exactly which one belongs to the child out of line.  # You walk into a store and hear the words, “It’s Ms./Mr. ____________ and know you have been spotted.  # You have 25 people who  accidentally call you Mom/Dad at one time or another.  # You can eat a multi-course meal in under 25 minutes.  # You’ve trained yourself to go to the bathroom at two distinct times of the day, lunch and planning period.  # You start saving other people’s trash, because most likely, you can use that toilet paper tube or plastic butter tub for something in the classroom.  # You believe the Teacher’s Lounge should be equipped with a margarita machine.  # You want to slap the next person who says, “Must be nice to work 7 to 3 and have summers off”.  # You believe chocolate is a food group.  # You can tell if it’s a full moon without ever looking outside.  # You believe that unspeakable evils will befall you if anyone says, “Boy, the kids are sure mellow today.”  # You feel the urge to talk to strange children and correct their behavior when you are out in public.  # You believe in aerial spraying of Ritalin.  # You think caffeine should be available in intravenous form.  # You spend more money on school stuff than you do on your own children.  # You can’t pass the school supply aisle without getting at least 5 items!  # You ask your friends to use their words and explain if the left hand turn he made was a “good choice” or “bad choice.”  # You find true beauty in a can full of perfectly sharpened pencils.  # You are secretly addicted to hand sanitizer.  # You understand, instantaneously, why a child behaves in a certain way after meeting his/her parents by penelope
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penelope HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU'RE A TEACHER? by Jeff Foxworty # You get a secret thrill out of laminating things. # You can hear 25 voices behind you and know exactly which one belongs to the child out of line. # You walk into a store and hear the words, “It’s Ms./Mr. ____________ and know you have been spotted. # You have 25 people who accidentally call you Mom/Dad at one time or another. # You can eat a multi-course meal in under 25 minutes. # You’ve trained yourself to go to the bathroom at two distinct times of the day, lunch and planning period. # You start saving other people’s trash, because most likely, you can use that toilet paper tube or plastic butter tub for something in the classroom. # You believe the Teacher’s Lounge should be equipped with a margarita machine. # You want to slap the next person who says, “Must be nice to work 7 to 3 and have summers off”. # You believe chocolate is a food group. # You can tell if it’s a full moon without ever looking outside. # You believe that unspeakable evils will befall you if anyone says, “Boy, the kids are sure mellow today.” # You feel the urge to talk to strange children and correct their behavior when you are out in public. # You believe in aerial spraying of Ritalin. # You think caffeine should be available in intravenous form. # You spend more money on school stuff than you do on your own children. # You can’t pass the school supply aisle without getting at least 5 items! # You ask your friends to use their words and explain if the left hand turn he made was a “good choice” or “bad choice.” # You find true beauty in a can full of perfectly sharpened pencils. # You are secretly addicted to hand sanitizer. # You understand, instantaneously, why a child behaves in a certain way after meeting his/her parents
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HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU'RE A TEACHER? by Jeff Foxworty  # You get a secret thrill out of laminating things.  # You can hear 25 voices behind you and know exactly which one belongs to the child out of line.  # You walk into a store and hear the words, “It’s Ms./Mr. ____________ and know you have been spotted.  # You have 25 people who  accidentally call you Mom/Dad at one time or another.  # You can eat a multi-course meal in under 25 minutes.  # You’ve trained yourself to go to the bathroom at two distinct times of the day, lunch and planning period.  # You start saving other people’s trash, because most likely, you can use that toilet paper tube or plastic butter tub for something in the classroom.  # You believe the Teacher’s Lounge should be equipped with a margarita machine.  # You want to slap the next person who says, “Must be nice to work 7 to 3 and have summers off”.  # You believe chocolate is a food group.  # You can tell if it’s a full moon without ever looking outside.  # You believe that unspeakable evils will befall you if anyone says, “Boy, the kids are sure mellow today.”  # You feel the urge to talk to strange children and correct their behavior when you are out in public.  # You believe in aerial spraying of Ritalin.  # You think caffeine should be available in intravenous form.  # You spend more money on school stuff than you do on your own children.  # You can’t pass the school supply aisle without getting at least 5 items!  # You ask your friends to use their words and explain if the left hand turn he made was a “good choice” or “bad choice.”  # You find true beauty in a can full of perfectly sharpened pencils.  # You are secretly addicted to hand sanitizer.  # You understand, instantaneously, why a child behaves in a certain way after meeting his/her parents by penelope
penelope
penelope HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU'RE A TEACHER? by Jeff Foxworty # You get a secret thrill out of laminating things. # You can hear 25 voices behind you and know exactly which one belongs to the child out of line. # You walk into a store and hear the words, “It’s Ms./Mr. ____________ and know you have been spotted. # You have 25 people who accidentally call you Mom/Dad at one time or another. # You can eat a multi-course meal in under 25 minutes. # You’ve trained yourself to go to the bathroom at two distinct times of the day, lunch and planning period. # You start saving other people’s trash, because most likely, you can use that toilet paper tube or plastic butter tub for something in the classroom. # You believe the Teacher’s Lounge should be equipped with a margarita machine. # You want to slap the next person who says, “Must be nice to work 7 to 3 and have summers off”. # You believe chocolate is a food group. # You can tell if it’s a full moon without ever looking outside. # You believe that unspeakable evils will befall you if anyone says, “Boy, the kids are sure mellow today.” # You feel the urge to talk to strange children and correct their behavior when you are out in public. # You believe in aerial spraying of Ritalin. # You think caffeine should be available in intravenous form. # You spend more money on school stuff than you do on your own children. # You can’t pass the school supply aisle without getting at least 5 items! # You ask your friends to use their words and explain if the left hand turn he made was a “good choice” or “bad choice.” # You find true beauty in a can full of perfectly sharpened pencils. # You are secretly addicted to hand sanitizer. # You understand, instantaneously, why a child behaves in a certain way after meeting his/her parents
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aromatherapy solution candle - good luck: Light a candle, everything's all right. Shed some radiance on any situation with an aromatherapy solution that smells as great as it'll make them feel. Whether you choose Birthday Bliss for ensuring an excellent special day or Chill Pill for someone who could use a little help unwinding, these hand poured candles are perfectly fun for every occasion. $19.95 by RedEnvelope
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RedEnvelope aromatherapy solution candle - good luck: Light a candle, everything's all right. Shed some radiance on any situation with an aromatherapy solution that smells as great as it'll make them feel. Whether you choose Birthday Bliss for ensuring an excellent special day or Chill Pill for someone who could use a little help unwinding, these hand poured candles are perfectly fun for every occasion. $19.95
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Blank puzzle:  I use a similar copy to have clients identify their coping skills.  I talk to them about how treatment and coping skills combine to make a complete puzzle.  it is not just doing one thing that is going to make a difference.  This is a great activity to do as a group, esp for those that think "all they need is the right med."  It highlights personal responsibility and overall good self-care. by rosebud2
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rosebud2 Blank puzzle: I use a similar copy to have clients identify their coping skills. I talk to them about how treatment and coping skills combine to make a complete puzzle. it is not just doing one thing that is going to make a difference. This is a great activity to do as a group, esp for those that think "all they need is the right med." It highlights personal responsibility and overall good self-care.
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Was not every child meant to feel innocence? Was not every child meant to feel the warmth and the beauty that I felt that day for a mere hour before we strategically plotted against the ones who were to lead us away from my innocence.  If we all walk deeper into these woods together the fear may not take us all. It may only just take a few. But the few that it does take it will make us stronger. It will give me wrinkles....I never thought it was possible for such a young child to develop these crows feet.  The ones taking away our innocence are giving  the flawless white rabbits matted hair, but I will brush it and we will walk on.  And when the few birds drop from the gun shots fired we will not cower with so much fear as we would if we were alone....no. we will just wipe the blood from their wings and shut their eyes. Use their blood to make our cheeks look like we have a bit of life left in us....and keep going. Stay right by me. Keep my shred of innocence okay, Fox? Okay he says.   If they strike us give them no satisfaction is our agreement. And it's our agreement throughout our whole journey through the woods.   As time has past and I realize death is upon us all and my innocence was never intended to be kept safe forever...I see a light shine through the dark woods and a shout of that beauty I spoke of so long ago...a man of fear behind me shot Fox in desperation....to prove his control of a situation never controlled.   A girl never meant for innocence spat in his face, picked up her friends body, and ran towards freedom. by ririi
ririi
ririi Was not every child meant to feel innocence? Was not every child meant to feel the warmth and the beauty that I felt that day for a mere hour before we strategically plotted against the ones who were to lead us away from my innocence. If we all walk deeper into these woods together the fear may not take us all. It may only just take a few. But the few that it does take it will make us stronger. It will give me wrinkles....I never thought it was possible for such a young child to develop these crows feet. The ones taking away our innocence are giving the flawless white rabbits matted hair, but I will brush it and we will walk on. And when the few birds drop from the gun shots fired we will not cower with so much fear as we would if we were alone....no. we will just wipe the blood from their wings and shut their eyes. Use their blood to make our cheeks look like we have a bit of life left in us....and keep going. Stay right by me. Keep my shred of innocence okay, Fox? Okay he says. If they strike us give them no satisfaction is our agreement. And it's our agreement throughout our whole journey through the woods. As time has past and I realize death is upon us all and my innocence was never intended to be kept safe forever...I see a light shine through the dark woods and a shout of that beauty I spoke of so long ago...a man of fear behind me shot Fox in desperation....to prove his control of a situation never controlled. A girl never meant for innocence spat in his face, picked up her friends body, and ran towards freedom.
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Thighs & Legs Workouts  Trouble spots, be gone! Get a longer, leaner look with these exercises and workouts designed to trim your thighs and sculpt your legs.  Squat Jump 10-20 reps Stand with your feet shoulder width part and squat down and jump yourself up towards to sky. Land gently on your feet to keep your knees from taking any impact. Repeat  Lunge Jumps 10-20 reps Lunge with your right leg out in front. Lunge down to a 90 degree angle and then jump up and switch legs. Left leg out in front of you and lunge down to a 90 degree angle and then jump and switch. Keep repeating.  Squat Hold 2-4 minutes Sit against the wall in a squat position and hold this position for 2-4 minutes  KNEE HIGHS 1 minute Run in place with your knees as high as you can for 1 minute.  Side Lunge 10-20 reps Step out to your right side bending your right leg and keeping your left leg straight. Bring your feet back together and repeat on the other side.  Jump Jacks 10-20 reps Jump your legs and arms out and in. Repeat  Mountain Climbers 1 minute In a plank position run your legs in towards your chest. Repeat  KNEE HIGHS 1 minute  Run in place with your knees as high as you can for 1 minute. by camie1
camie1
camie1 Thighs & Legs Workouts Trouble spots, be gone! Get a longer, leaner look with these exercises and workouts designed to trim your thighs and sculpt your legs. Squat Jump 10-20 reps Stand with your feet shoulder width part and squat down and jump yourself up towards to sky. Land gently on your feet to keep your knees from taking any impact. Repeat Lunge Jumps 10-20 reps Lunge with your right leg out in front. Lunge down to a 90 degree angle and then jump up and switch legs. Left leg out in front of you and lunge down to a 90 degree angle and then jump and switch. Keep repeating. Squat Hold 2-4 minutes Sit against the wall in a squat position and hold this position for 2-4 minutes KNEE HIGHS 1 minute Run in place with your knees as high as you can for 1 minute. Side Lunge 10-20 reps Step out to your right side bending your right leg and keeping your left leg straight. Bring your feet back together and repeat on the other side. Jump Jacks 10-20 reps Jump your legs and arms out and in. Repeat Mountain Climbers 1 minute In a plank position run your legs in towards your chest. Repeat KNEE HIGHS 1 minute Run in place with your knees as high as you can for 1 minute.
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I like this one too.  According to her hairstylist, “In the back it angles up—it was cut at the nape. I love it when it’s slightly angled. The angle adds a modern edge to it. To keep it modern, it’s not too blunt but also not too layered. It kind of has a choppier edge. The ends are cut into, but mainly they’re all one length.”  He also said for styling, “A haircut at this length can tend to be a little round. You want to keep it a little more square. So I took the flatiron to straighten out the underneath pieces to take some of the roundness out, and I left the top fluffy and full. I used a bit of mousse at the roots to give it height at the crown.”  Good to know since I am the original hair retard by crystalc
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crystalc I like this one too. According to her hairstylist, “In the back it angles up—it was cut at the nape. I love it when it’s slightly angled. The angle adds a modern edge to it. To keep it modern, it’s not too blunt but also not too layered. It kind of has a choppier edge. The ends are cut into, but mainly they’re all one length.” He also said for styling, “A haircut at this length can tend to be a little round. You want to keep it a little more square. So I took the flatiron to straighten out the underneath pieces to take some of the roundness out, and I left the top fluffy and full. I used a bit of mousse at the roots to give it height at the crown.” Good to know since I am the original hair retard
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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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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. by Maiden11976
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Maiden11976 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.
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