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Guidelines to Using Manure in the Garden
Guidelines to Using Manure in the Garden

Animal manure is not only a good fertilizer but it also helps to condition the soil. Here are some guidelines for using manure in the garden: Don’t use dog or cat manure. These manures often carry diseases that can be spread to children. Never use fresh manure, since it contains soluble nitrogen compounds and ammonia […]

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Wedding Gift-Giving Guidelines
Wedding Gift-Giving Guidelines

Whether you're planning a wedding, or attending one, gift-giving plays an important role in the "big day."

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HRT Does Not Reduce Risk of Heart Disease
HRT Does Not Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

The American Heart Association has released new guidelines recommending that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) should not be prescribed for the prevention of strokes and heart disease. The guidelines apply both to healthy women (primary prevention) and to women with a history of heart disease (secondary prevention). It has long been believed by the medical establishment […]

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How Much Is Enough?
How Much Is Enough?

Expand what you already have Here we are in the Information era, bombarded by media that connects us globally. Every day we hear of the growing numbers within our youth who are overcome with anorexia. How much should we weigh? How much money should we have? By making comparisons with what we are shown on […]

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12 Ways to Criticize Effectively
12 Ways to Criticize Effectively

Here are 12 guidelines to remember the next time you have to tell someone that he or she has done something wrong: Identify the behavior that you want to criticize. Direct your criticism at action, not the person. Make criticisms specific. Not “You always miss deadlines”; But: “You missed the March 15 deadline for your […]

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An Apple a Day
An Apple a Day

Apples are one of the most common and most popular fruits we eat, with over 7000 varieties grown worldwide. Here are some tips to help you make the most of this natural, sweet treat: Many varieties of apples can have a long life. Fruit that is unblemished, handled with care and stored in a cold […]

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Don’t Forget the Water
Don’t Forget the Water

During any fitness regime it is important to maintain your body’s fluid balance. This is something that can be so easily overlooked, and the effects of water depletion will place considerable stress on the ability of the body to cope with exercise, ultimately reducing performance. Our body weight consists of about 60% water; muscles are […]

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Ten Tips for Shopping for Smart Toys
Ten Tips for Shopping for Smart Toys

Guidelines for parents, grandparents, or anyone with children on their shopping lists! American retailer JC Penney has teamed up with Toy Tips, Inc. to help shoppers choose the best toys for children. According to Toy Tips, play fosters intellectual, social and physical development. Adults are encouraged to view toys as learning tools with different types […]

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Toilet Paper and Technology
Toilet Paper and Technology

If your household is like ours you are encountering the sociological phenomenon:  the ‘always- in-contact’ generation.  Yesterday this hit an all new level for our family. I was making my morning latte when the telephone rang and my husband answered.  I heard his-half of the conversation:  “Hello”  “What?? (snicker, snicker)” “Okay” and he hung up.  […]

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Advice to Women Managers
Advice to Women Managers

1. Don’t fall for the notion of trying to be “one of the boys.” Those women who do never really make it much further than middle management. It makes men feel uncomfortable seeing a woman behaving in what, to them, is an unnatural way. 2. Act like a woman. Men and women are very biologically […]

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