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A serving for 4 will take about 20 minutes to prepare, cook and serve. Start by mixing 100 grams of baking flour with 1 teaspoon each of baking powder and caster sugar. Make a hole in the middle of this mixture and pour 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, one beaten egg and some semi skimmed milk. Now stir the new... Read all »
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Problem Number One: Dysmenorrhoea
This condition affects more than half of the women in the United States. It is basically extremely painful periods which affect your daily activities for one to two days every single month. There are two types of Dysmenorrhoea and the first is known as Primary Dysmenorrhoea. It... Read all »
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This might be a paperback that will go in their stocking or a nice hardbound picture book for their coffee table.
A Soft Scarf
This gift is perfect for men or women.
Something From Their Favorite Sports Team
Think of a pennant, a baseball card, a "bobble head" doll, and so on.
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Keeping the peace during Thanksgiving day dinner can be done, no matter how tense things may get within your family. Never should anyone feel dread around the holidays simply because they fear what will be said by other family members, and with a bit of preplanning you won't need to feel uncomfortable this... Read all »
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One consideration is to scale down the number of items you serve. Traditional Thanksgiving dinner for many people means dish after dish, but think about how enjoyable your dinner will still be if you just stick to the staples of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, a vegetable, and lots of gravy. A pumpkin pie and... Read all »
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When you're creating those characters you'll need some advice on how to apply or remove makeup, but that is easy to find. That should include how to use a prosthetic that doesn't get in the way of enjoying the party. It would also cover how to make or apply stage blood. But whatever the specific task, there's lots of... Read all »
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Fortunately, you don't have to have millions of dollars worth of special lights or be a director of photography to light your Halloween scene. Just follow some of these special tips from the pros...
Paradoxically, one of the major factors to effective lighting is not light at all, but the shadows cast by lit... Read all »
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Ever noticed how many of the SF films limit themselves to changing the shape of the alien's forehead? That's because they know it's the easiest and cheapest way to alter the appearance without interfering with movement.
One way to accomplish that is to limit your prosthetic to something small on the head. That can... Read all »
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Thanks to the Internet, you have hundreds of Halloween sound effects at your disposal. You can download MP3s, wav files and more that cover the entire range of options.
Suppose you plan to build a graveyard scene in your front yard. You've lit the scene and now you're ready for the final touch. Just think of all... Read all »
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As tiny props around the candy bowl, hung on the front door frame or sitting in a window sill, coffins only six inches long makes a great decoration. They can be filled with flowers, candy or dolls to complete the picture.
They're also super easy to make. Just use your favorite drawing program... Read all »
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Note however that you must understand your audience to be sure that they will find the prank funny and not take offence. The prank should also not be one that could cause physical harm. The following are just some of the ways you can get people scared.
Set up something that at first looks like a cooler containing... Read all »
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Women who are accustomed to wearing real silk scarves know this is a perfect summer fabric. A summer silk scarf feels light and cool around the neck. No woman wants to start perspiring in this area due to an inappropriate fabric. Silk is completely natural so it is porous and allows the skin to breath. A skin that... Read all »