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What Remodeling Your Kitchen Can Do For Your Home

 

Are you a homeowner?  If so, there is a good chance that you take great pride in your home.  Despite taking great pride in your home, there may come a time when you may want to spice it up a little bit.  When that is the case, a fairly large number of homeowners…

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Added by Joan Goldberg on December 19, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

The un-Book Tour



            I’m not new to writing, but I am brand-new to being an author. It’s a word I’ve longed to claim my whole life, and this September, I did, with the publication by She Writes Press of my memoir, Her Beautiful…

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Added by Ann Hedreen on December 19, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

A Story-Worthy Xmas

My house is decorated. Cookies are baked. Everything seems to be a joy except for the inevitable conversation with my husband.

"What do you want for Christmas?" he asks.

"I don't need anything." I say.

"But what do you want?"

 

Okay. Okay. I want to be surprised.…

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Added by Rebecca Forster on December 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

FoodFic Look at "Firelight"

Jacinda’s got a lot going on. New town, new school, new friends: one of the plain old girl variety, one of the not-so-plain (and not-so-strictly-friend-zoned) boy variety. Everything in her life is different now…except her mom’s five-cheese macaroni with unique blend of herbs.
Of course,…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on December 19, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

All Art Friday

Posted new edition of All Art Friday.

In the spotlights today: painter and neuroscientist Greg Dunn (video), Japanese glass blower Hiroshi Yamano, Laura Kramer's objects made from dried wasp combs, and Willie Baronet's project involving the homeless (video).

The roundup highlights exhibitions at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum ("gathering boxes" by Mary Beth Edelson), Boca Raton Museum of Art (realist and expressionist work by Theresa Bernstein), Ft. Smith…

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Added by Maureen E. Doallas on December 19, 2014 at 7:46am — No Comments

[THE WRITER'S LIFE] Christmas Presence

While I don’t have facts or figures for this statement, I will bet that writing about writing, and specifically making time for writing, is one of the top writing topics. You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting somebody’s essay, blog…

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Added by Cindy Eastman on December 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

New Class Starts 1/7- Turnin' Around!

MAKE THIS NEW YEAR YOUR BEST ONE YET!

 Is it time for a new you? All newly designed class “Turning Around” helps you use the Law of Attraction to make your life just the way you want it to be.

This 3 week class is online; includes one (30) min. phone consultation, 3 weeks of…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 19, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments

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Good morning and it's Friday! The end of the work week for many of you. It's lovely outside and it promises to be a great day but that's only if you allow it to happen. Expect a good day. When you get up in the morning tell yourself this is going to be a great day. Act like you expect…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 19, 2014 at 6:20am — No Comments

Impact of the Web – How Business Practices have evolved radically

The World Wide Web was just a concept not too long ago and its introduction has totally changed life as we know it.  Having access to the Internet via the web is now a given for not just businesses but individuals as well.  One of the most enduring changes that the Web has brought about is the speed with which information is exchanged.

What can one do on the web? Listen to music, plan vacations, search for information about…

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Added by Amelie Joseph on December 19, 2014 at 4:27am — No Comments

. bits of paper .

much of the time is spent with this

or other things which pass the day

nicely.

use the brain. remembering strong

wrapping paper in folded sheets.

woolworths.

i have a modern roll that tears

easily, yet now continue the theme

of recycled, flattened yet stil creased,

tied with inevitable red thread or bloody

rags

again.

each year in the afterwards

we would iron the paper flat

ready.

the…

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Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on December 18, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

It Can Be Your Time To Shine!

Problems, “bumps” in the road, setbacks…whatever name you give them, they’re the “hiccups” of life

But are they really that bad? When they come to you, do you let wash over you like a giant wave and knock you down?

You know, though, if you think about it they just might be a God send. They could be…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 18, 2014 at 5:08pm — No Comments

When YOU'RE Writing Marketing Materials, Be Careful with YOUR Grammar

I recently received an email from a self-proclaimed "branding specialist" with the following subject line: Your invited: 7 Steps to More Dream Clients (workshop)

 

Needless to say, I did not open the email.

The workshop in question…

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Added by Maria Murnane on December 18, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

The Coconut Latitudes listed in "Best of 2014 expat books"

The international blog for expatriates, The Displaced Nation, has included my memoir in its list of the best expat books in 2014! I'm thrilled at the honor; also pleased to see that Rossandra White's memoir, "LoveYouBye" is also on the list. Way to go!

Added by Rita Gardner on December 18, 2014 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Five Things I Learned About Writing in 2014

1) Revision! Revision! (Sing to the tune of "Tradition" from Fiddler on the Roof.) In December of 2013, my dear friend and editor of many years Amy Fox gave me notes on a manuscript I thought only needed polishing. As it turns out, it needed to be cut by 25,000 words. I cried, I denied, and then, over the first two months of…

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Added by Kamy Wicoff on December 18, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

When Santa Goes to Church by Sonja Grimsley Fambro Book Feature

Title: When Santa Goes to Church

Author: Sonja Grimsley Fambro

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Pages: 82

Genre: Fiction…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on December 18, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments

My Literary Hero: James Baldwin

"Color is not a human or personal reality; it is a political reality." The Fire Next Time

Added by Ndari Barbour on December 18, 2014 at 7:53am — No Comments

New Artist Watch Feature at Escape Into Life

You'll find me today at the online arts magazine Escape Into Life, where I've posted a new Artist Watch feature on encaustic photographer Clare O'Neill. An introduction is here:

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/12/new-artist-watch-feature-at-escape-into.html

Direct Link:…

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Added by Maureen E. Doallas on December 18, 2014 at 6:41am — No Comments

New Class Starts 1/7- Turnin' Around!

MAKE THIS NEW YEAR YOUR BEST ONE YET!

 Is it time for a new you? All newly designed class “Turning Around” helps you use the Law of Attraction to make your life just the way you want it to be.

This 3 week class is online; includes one (30) min. phone consultation, 3 weeks of…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 18, 2014 at 6:24am — No Comments

Good Morning!

Good morning everyone! It is such a magnificent sunrise this morning and the day is so crisp and cool that I'm in love with it. Embrace this day! Give it all ya got and don't be afraid to try something new. You can do it and...

Make it a great…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 18, 2014 at 6:02am — No Comments

Pointers to buy 2 piece dress online

Do not have much experience in buying the designer dress? Tricks that assist you in online shopping of the 2 piece dress will be helpful. However, every buyer should be confident when buying a dress from an online store. If you think that the piece does not make you happy then do not buy it. Most importantly there is no rule for shopping online. Therefore there are chances that you might end up shopping from fraud site. Hence every online buyer should be cautious when shopping expensive…

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Added by Keira Provan on December 18, 2014 at 3:36am — No Comments

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