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The Secret Yumiverse - Illustrated tips and tricks from the mind of Yumi « Wonder How To

The Secret Yumiverse - Illustrated tips and tricks from the mind of Yumi « Wonder How To

Secret Style Icon: Weetzie Bat I was 14 when I first discovered Weetzie Bat at my school library. I was experiencing a lot of new ~teen feelings~ during that time, relating to the longing angst of Angela Chase while also trying to decipher the quirky, in-love-with-life lyrics of Björk songs. Francesca Lia Block’s book (the first in a series) tied together all of these themes that were dancing in my head and wrapped them up in a sparkling little story about a bleach-blonde, Jayne Mansfield-loving, mosh pit-seeking girl and her makeshift family of misfits coming of age in Hollywood. I fell fast and hard for Weetzie, her gang, and the incredibly lush details Block uses to bring to life a city that is both dirty and dazzling. The book is very short, yet spills over with vivid descriptions of the “pink flamingo sky” and Weetzie’s “old fifties’ taffeta dresses covered with poetry written in glitter.” Over the years, Weetzie fans have paid tribute to her in their own special ways.

The Best Remedy Smart Student Stuff | Tips to study for an Exam Exams are always stressful, but they need not be. If you start early and constantly work at it you can easily walk into the exam hall knowing all that you need to know to do well. Here are a few tips I use to help me study for an exam: Get Information about the Exam. Remember don’t leave it all till the last minute! I recently read a great book on the subject which I wanted to recommend to you. . ShareThis Tagged as: Education , Notes , Studying , Time Management , Tips , Understanding , University

How to cure a Dutch oven We'll tell you How to cure a Dutch oven? But first... Why should I cure it, and is it sick? If that's the first question that popped into your head, then relax - your Dutch oven isn't sick. But if you've chosen the cast-iron option, you do need to cure it. The Dutch ovens you buy today are similar to those of yesteryear, and if cured and cared for properly, they will serve your family for many generations to come. This Dutch oven curing "how to tip" relates to cast-iron Dutch ovens only. For dutch oven cooking, here are four simple and easy steps to Dutch oven curing: More Dutch Oven Tips Select the topic of interest from the list of links below. How to choose a Dutch Oven that works best for you How to cure your Dutch Oven How to clean and store your Dutch Oven How to control Dutch Oven temperature How to tips for cooking a perfect Dutch Oven meal Now that you've read all the tips and techniques, it's time for you to try your hand at preparing some dutch oven recipes.

Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? I’ve always loved, LOVED movies about a group of kids having an adventure, especially if they end up saving the world, whether it’s literally THE WORLD (Super 8), or the one they reside in (The Goonies). Hell, even if it’s just a personal exploration or a curious mystery, I love it. So let’s take some fashion inspiration from these young explorers and pack a lunch, fill up our canteens, and go on a search for buried treasure—or at least do some geocaching. Clockwise from left: dress, $69, Urban Outfitters; swan necklace, $17, Lulu’s; dress, $179, Urban Outfitters; swan flats, $34, Urban Outfitters; flower headband, $45, Loulou Loves You. In Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975), a peculiar group of early 20th century schoolgirls mysteriously vanish while exploring an ancient volcanic mass on Valentine’s Day. Clockwise from top left: bomber jacket, $60, Topshop; palm tree top, $52, Topshop; intergalactic leggings, $55, Nasty Gal; lip print flats, $50, ASOS. Moonrise Kingdom!

80grados.net Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips.

Great Barbecue and Steak Marinades When is the best time to use meat and steak marinades to enhance the flavors of your meats before cooking? Depending on who you ask there are many different opinions on when to add marinades to your meats. There are also as many opinions on how long to leave your meats in soaking in the marinades for the boldest flavor and best taste. My feeling is it's "always" just the right time to use barbecue marinades and dry rubs to tenderize meats and add tantalizing flavors and aromas to your barbecue. If you've ever had a streak from any of the expensive upscales restaurants you already know how big of a difference there is between a cut of meat that has been properly marinated and one that hasn't. Whether or not to use a marinade is up to you, of course. The marinades recipes below are outstanding, and will enhance the flavors of meats, fish and vegetables. Try these marinades Bourbon Marinade Chicken Barbecue Marinade Magnificent Steak Marinade Melanie's Steak Marinade

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.

Welcome to the home page of Umberto Eco Homemade Snickers Bars Insanity. That’s what this is. Pure In.San.It.TEEEEE. You know those days when you’re in desperate need of sugar and you’ve already downed more gummy vitamins than recommended while seriously considering how many more you can ingest without causing severe harm to your internal organs? Well… in that case you should make some homemade snickers bars. And I KNOW you know what I’m talking about. I spent the majority of my pre-pubescent and adolescent years scheming just how I would be able to steal my brothers’ Halloween candy. Then I went through a SERIOUS phase of those Snickers ice cream bars. And that you can eat a million of them. These days, it’s rare that I crave actual candy, often preferring some chewy cookies or super rich cheesecake or a bar of amazing chocolate that costs thrice as much as the recent organic meyer lemons I purchased. They are the peanut butter to my jelly. The salt to my pepper. The broccoli to my… wait, no. But now Nikki is like my bestest friend ever. nougat layer

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Weather Forecast Highlands, TX | Highlands Weather Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, April 11, 2014 A cold frontal boundary will extend from the southern Plains to New England on Friday, while a wave of low pressure will skim across the Pacific Northwest. A cold frontal boundary will propagate eastward across the central and eastern thirds of the country. Meanwhile, a separate frontal boundary will dip southward over the northern Plains and the upper Midwest. Conditions will stay mostly clear across the Southwest, the Great Basin and the Intermountain West on Friday due to a ridge of high pressure along the eastern Pacific. .

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