Alternate Uses For Vinegar

Alternate Uses For Vinegar

When I looked into alternative uses for vinegar, I found more than a 100 and not all of them were just for cleaning and cooking! At about $5 for a one-gallon jug, you can’t beat that price for an all-purpose weeding, cleaning and cooking agent that even helps with sunburn.

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DIY: Backyard Games

DIY: Backyard Games

Watching the Olympics this week has probably made most of us feel severely inadequate. Well, instead of throwing yourself a pity party because you might not stand a chance against an Olympian, you can still take the gold in your backyard. Get outside and have some fun. With these do-it-yourself backyard games, you can have a little family competition of your own.

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Countdown to ‘I Do’: Wedding Dress Shopping

Countdown to ‘I Do’: Wedding Dress Shopping

Lauren wearing her future grandmother-in-law’s dress from 52 years ago. Once you start the wedding plans, it’s hard to move forward without a dress. A wedding dress sets the whole theme for the wedding and it’s kind of a big deal. I mean this will be your most photographed and remembered clothing garment ever!  No doubt shopping for wedding dresses can be overwhelming. There are so many to choose from and so many places to go! But with a little advice and knowledge, even the most indecisive bride can find the wedding dress of her dreams. Before You Shop Do some research before you go shopping. Find out what kind of dresses you like and what shape of dress is most flattering for your figure. If you are like I was and you don’t have a clue what a wedding dress silhouette even is, here is a handy cheat sheet: A-Line This is a wedding dress style that flatters almost any body type.  On top is typically a fitted bodice from which a skirt flares out all the way to the hem. The name for this dress comes from the “A” shape that the dress forms. Ball Gown This is the Cinderella dress. These dresses are typically paired with a fitted bodice and dramatically flare out from the hips. This is the most formal and traditional wedding dress silhouette. Empire This dress is defined by the waistline that is classically right below the bust. The skirt flows softly to the…

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