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http://mystrugglewithdepressionandt1d.blogspot.ca/?m=1 I have had depression issues for a while… So I write and I find its peaceful and clears my mind

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DIY Downy Burnables

what a great idea…sorry Yankee candles/melts LOL

Chef Nia*

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This is the DIY project of a lifetime. Inexpensive. Easy. Foolproof. I read about this type of project a long time ago but I don’t know what products were used and/or if it was successful.

I always buy Downy Unstopables Scent Booster. I’ve done so since they came out. I always loved “lavender vanilla” everything for my laundry. Detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, and, of course, my Unstopables, Lush scent.

Naturally, I got tired of the smell after about 5 years of my “lavender vanilla” obsession. I mourned it and moved on. By this time, I had transitioned to free and clear detergent for no harmful substances but was looking for a good smell to add to my laundry with Unstopables. To my surprise, a new scent had come out called Shimmer. It was pink, sweet, and cute so I bought it!

Months after using this wonderful…

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Published in: on February 17, 2014 at 9:18 am  Leave a Comment  

Recycled Crayon DIY

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Gabon: In the past decade as many as 15,000 of its 22,000 forest elephants have been slaughtered; destroyed by China’s lust for ivory

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

One man’s war on the ivory poachers of Gabon

As a frenzy of ivory poaching in central Africa brings forest elephants to the   brink of extinction, in Gabon a British-born zoologist has joined forces   with the president to declare war on the hunters. Photographs by James Morgan

In July 2012 President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon ordered the destruction of seized ivory worth about $10 million Photo: James Morgan/WWF-canon
 

By Martin Fletcher

7:00AM GMT 03 Feb 2014

 

From the air the Minkébé National Park in the central African state of   Gabon   would inspire wonder in even the most jaded traveller. Its steamy   equatorial rainforest stretches from horizon to horizon, unbroken by a   single track or human habitation, punctuated only by occasional swamps and   granite outcrops. It is a dense green jungle the size of Belgium, with   towering trees – some hundreds of years old and 150ft high…

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Published in: on February 17, 2014 at 9:14 am  Leave a Comment  

The V Day Disaster…Ok Not A Disaster But Still…

Ever plan something and it not go right at all? Well, personally, can’t say that I have considering, I’m a huge procrastinator and leave everything to the last minute or just go with the flow…plans?? Who needs em? If you don’t make plans than you won’t be disappointed when they don’t follow through. Oh, yeah…I’m an adult and adults tend to plan things out…oh what I wouldn’t give to have an carefree night like in my youth. Still, being an adult, doesn’t stop me from procrastinating. So that being said, I made plans.                                                

So I posted the other day about the lilies I received for an early V day gift and what I planned on making for supper since the weather outside wasn’t the greatest. That’s basically all I planned. Make supper. Pick up a V day gift for Shay. Well my day started off as a surprise, as Shay and I had breakfast bought for us. Great way to wake up and it wasn’t expected. Sweet. Then I got a second bouquet of flowers, orchids, as a make up gift for the early lilies. Day is starting off great.                                                                    Image           So I get up to make caramel apples. Which were delicious!!

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Give Shay her V day gift, which she loved. I dont get her junk/treats cause she’s not big on sugar so it goes to waste.

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Next was supper…so I got the ham out and all glazed and pineapple on top and then I layered up the casserole dish with potatoes and onions for the potato scallop. Cool. I turned the oven on to preheat it and while its preheating I was doing the flour/milk/butter/salt/pepper mix to pour on top of the potatoes. Well, what does my oven go and do?? Catch fire… ugh!! Of course this happens to me. The damn element decided it wanted to burn my house down I guess. Sooooo since everything was already and I had no oven to cook in, I had to haul ass to my mom’s,who luckily for me lives one street over. So my driveway is treacherous. We have two big full of food dishes we need to bring and cook. Cant wait for this day to be over. 

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Ask the girls for a Valentine’s picture and this is what I get lol. One being a creeper, one with their arms crossed, saying “Hmmmp!” back turned and mean mugging and the other one chuckin the deuce up. Hope your V day was better than ours LOL. 

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Cold War Consequences

Bren Writers

Fukushima! Fueled by flashbacks of Cold War panic they blame it on Fukushima.

“The fish are radioactive! They can’t be eaten!  We’ll never have sushi again!”

“Whales are washing up on our beaches! They’ve been radiated to death!”

“Don’t visit California! The ocean will kill you!”

Blame it on Fukushima!

Now there is a new target for nuclear hysteria. California’s sea stars are dying. Dead. And in some places already gone.

There is of course a simple explanation.  This mass die off has happened several times before. But those lackluster headlines have long been forgotten. They don’t instill fear like the imminent possibility of nuclear fallout.  Memories of bomb shelters can’t be erased. Nuclear drills and radiation training films can’t be unremembered.

So, like the inedible fish, the beached whales, and the deadly Pacific, the dying sea stars are blamed on a fictive deadly radioactive plume. It’s Fukushima!

Those of…

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Published in: on February 14, 2014 at 6:53 am  Leave a Comment  

Snowed In On Valentines

So the weather outside is frightful, but staying inside is so delightful ;) Let it snow bitches. I already got my V Day gift, Lillie’s,my fav flower, in a mason jar. It was super cute  :) Tomorrow day however, we’re just gonna chill inside since we are currently getting a snow storm. So Valentine’s will consist of Ham and Potato Scallop and Peas for supper, which I took out of the freezer last minute, considering I wanted to go out, but not in this nasty weather. Thinking of making apple churros, caramel apples or red velvet cupcakes for dessert. Also invited any single or lonely friends over, considering I always make way more food than we actually eat, so its not an inconvenience to feed a few others. My friends closest to me already sent out their I love yous and Happy Valentine’s Days, same as me.Plus I received Lindor Lindt chocolates and the cutest Valentines ever from Shay :)  Hope you all have a wonderful day. Even if you are single and alone, that don’t mean shit. Enjoy it with friends. Enjoy it alone. Just be sure to enjoy your day. If nobody loves ya, I do ;)                                                                                                     ImageImage

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This is absolutely sick, disgusting and horrible… These poor people

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DIY Valentine’s Day Conversation Magnets

Make Something Mondays!

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation MagnetsI was walking through the grocery store the other day looking at the Valentine’s Day candy when I saw conversation hearts. I wrinkled my nose because I immediately imagined the chalky taste associated with them. I guess it depends on your taste, but I’m not wild about them. So, I decided to make conversation magnets for Valentine’s Day instead. They are useful and cute!

 

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation Magnets materialsThings You Will Need:
Pen
Scissors
Accent gems
Diamond Glaze
Scrapbook paper
Magnetic tape strips

*You can get the gems from the Dollar Store and the magnetic tape strips from Walmart.

Ignore the paint brush. I don’t know why I put it in the picture, but you won’t need it.

 

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation Magnets

 

Step 1:
Pick a pretty Valentine’s Day paper that is pink or red and trace the gem. When you cut it out, cut inside of the circle to make it a bit…

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Published in: on January 27, 2014 at 1:45 pm  Comments (2)  

The Lazy Gardener: No Fuss Produce

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It might be the inner child in me, but I get really excited when I watch things growing from my own efforts.  I’m also fairly lazy. With those two factors in mind here’s how to grow your own spring onions.

Spring onions are independent little fellows that don’t need much coddling to get the job done, so this is a simple, no fuss way of re-growing your spring onions.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  •             Spring onions (just from the supermarket)
  •             Bowl, jar or cup
  •             Vase or tall cup
  •             Tap water

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably bought a bunch of around 12 spring onions, used 4 for a recipe and then left them to wilt and rot in your fridge till it comes time to throw…

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