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For beginners or pros, this is a simple little baby cap to make in an evening. It requires primarily a double crochet stitch and the fun part is always in how you design and embellish your cap.
No, you don't have to be an accomplished crafting pro to create these adorable little hearts. They are easy, quick and cheap as you can use bits of left over yarn for a collection of colorful hearts.
Whether it is a parent, neighbor or a complete stranger at the grocery store struggling with a new more "efficient" DIY check out system, the fact remains that adults over age 80 are the fastest growing segment of the population; most will spend...
Low self-esteem is a term that is a somewhat broad evaluation of ones' own self worth. Development of our self-esteem begins at the early stages of childhood, and remains a part of our lives forever molding us in one direction or another. The parent...
Carmel by the Sea in California has always been one of my favorite places, whether enjoying the sun on white sandy beaches or admiring the quaint village of fairytale homes - create a lasting memory of your own!
Let's face it, at some point, you have to cross your weary fingers and let go, hoping that your baby, who is now taller than you, has been listening all these years and is now ready to showcase the sound decision making skills you have been...
The first time I visited Filoli Gardens I was absolutely in love, with the fragrance in the air, the overwhelming beauty of the flowers and awe inspiring architecture. The size of this historical estate makes it somewhat magical, just waiting to be...
Let's face it, life is not without challenges so the sooner that one is able to accept this journey of unexpected bumps and detours, the sooner that one can realize a healthier, happier more rewarding existence. Easier said than for done for most of...
Because all children learn differently, it is more important than ever that parents become involved, focusing on their child's strengths & building confidence, not projecting worry and doubt!
We have all heard about relentless Mother Cat, protecting her young at all costs. Do all animals have this trait instinctively? And what about Humans?
The best fashion statement that one can make reflects a unique sense of style, in spite of the outfits splashed across the pages of Glamour. Wear your clothing and don't let your clothing wear you!
True Beauty is but a light in the heart, as we labor tirelessly to appear younger, thinner or the latest version of "hot" the real focus should point elsewhere perhaps - otherwise the journey is fruitless, much like a stunning but hollow shell...
Finding a pillow that gives you the perfect supportive little head bed that it needs can be challenging to say the least. Use these tips to find the best pillow for your slumber style!
Fashion is having fun with clothing to accomplish this one must know what makes them feel good. Wearing a trend that makes one feel self-concious is never attractive and does not dictate style.
Recognizing the symptoms of Learning Disabilities and acquiring a few solid coping skills allows you to take a more proactive stance as a parent.
Any time is a good time for bread, however this tasty Italian dough is shaped into a symbolic dove to celebrate life - a favorite in Italy at Easter time!
Although these have to be one of the cutest little lion cubs I have ever seen, they are also viewed by some as magical and quite regal, worthy of worship. Perhaps this accounts for their hefty $138,000 price tag!
The devastation that occurred in Japan is hard to imagine, much less endure as I try to picture what survival looks like for these victims, both human and animal. This piece focuses on the amazing animal survivors and all who made their rescue and recovery possible.
I remember when blogs first came about in my world, I was attending my first night of a Public Relations Class, and the assignment was to find out what the heck a Blog was. I truly did NOT know, some of my team members thought it was like an...
Are you experiencing more than an occasional sleepless night? Sleep "disorders" are too numerous to name so read up on the signs to look for and when you may need to call the Doctor!
The first step to improving the quality of your sleep health is awareness! Learn how to understand and diagnose potential sleep problems before you loose anymore essential slumber.
We've come a long way baby!! Although lingerie has always been thought of as sexy, the ideal has definitely changed over time. Today, sexy lingerie is more natural (thankfully) and enhances the shape of a woman's body with sheer, soft fabric that...
A short but powerful poem about the seduction of innocence which leaves a child feeling guilty and confused, often blaming themselves for allowing abuse to occur.
We have all struggled with our ability to remember at some point in life. Student or senior, a failing memory is a frustrating and rather frightening experience, but there are ways to remedy even the most forgetful phase. Let's put my "memory" to...
Attempting to answer the age old question: Why do folks always want what they don't have? A great example seems to be hair, referring to the popular phrase "Bad hair day!" Straight, curly, no matter!
"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated" "Out of the huts of history's shame I rise Up from a past that's rooted in pain I rise I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide, Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. Leaving behind...
If you have ever seen a colony of homeless or feral cats then you can imagine how difficult their existence must be. Finding food, protecting their young and staying safe. All cats deserve a better life!
We all have things that we procrastinate about doing, one that seems appropriate for this particular Hub is how does one return to their Hub after a period of absence and re-ignite the creative spark that got you started in the first place,...
How much have tattoos changed over the centuries? Scientists say that certain marks on the skin of the Iceman, a mummified human body dating from about 3300 B.C., are tattoos. If so, how different were his reasons for decorating his body with ink than a young girl wanting a flower permanently etched on her back.
Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan on April 7, 1915 and eventually made her mark as a legendary blues/jazz singer and songwriter. Known for the elegant Gardenia perched over one ear, her entire life was plagued with pain and addiction, which...
Social media is an effective way to market yourself and your company. It is kind of like going to a party and working the room, getting to know as many interesting people as you can and then be prepared to get involved. Jump in and answer questions,...
For anyone that has been on the wrong side of the law, there is hope after the debt to society has been paid. Reentry is never easy but for survival one must turn the negatives into positives to truly break the bars that bind! Hope is a necessity!
Feel better about yourself by giving. Doing things for others allows one to look at their life from another perspective and realize how fortunate they really are!
It will probably be debated for the rest of time, can people really control their own addictive behavior? And is addiction a health issue, human weakness or perhaps another con?
When life gives you lemons, rejoice! You have found a free and natural product that has multiple beauty and health applications. Good as gold and joyful as the sunny yellow jackets that they wear, let a lemon brighten your life!
We can't ignore all of the warnings about chemicals and additives, especially when it comes to anything we may ingest. DIY Natural make up becomes more appealing everyday, and you can't beat the price!
Who ever thought that one could accomplish so much while doing absolutely nothing? In reality, the process of sleeping puts your body to work. Renewing all those spent skin cells is just the beginning! Why not take a few minutes before bed to give beauty a boost? Here are a few free, natural bedtime beautifiers that would make sleeping beauty proud!
Have fun Smiling! Lip beauty basics with ingredients from your own kitchen cupboard. Tricks and treats for a fuller looking pout. Mirror-mirror on the wall Radiate from within since home made confidence creates the most beautiful of them all
Beauty does not have to be a beast, however frightening the loss of that physical beauty ideal may be to some. The true definition of beauty must be clarified in order for one to mature with grace and style.