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My Struggle With Plastic: 10 Tips for Avoiding It A few years ago when I was starting this blog, I thought to myself, “I need a stunt.” The first stunt that came to mind was spending a year without buying or using any plastic. That thought lasted about 15 minutes. And I launched this blog without any stunts, just me and my crazy recipes and ideas. But alas, it is the final days of the Plastic Free Challenge at, so I want to do my part to help out. But let me just start by saying the bane of my plastic existence is Polly Pocket, the completely unnecessary and yet totally beloved teeny-tiny plastic doll and toys that my 4-year-old discovered from her older sister, long before she reached the choking-hazard-free years. Here are my top 10 tips for eliminating plastic—other than Polly Pocket—from your life: 1. 2.

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The No Plastic Project Plastic Canvas Stitching Guide Plastic canvas needlepoint is just a variation of regular needlepoint but can be much more fun and useful, because you can make so many decorative and 3D things from it that would not be possible to create with just cloth. The projects that can be made are only limited by your imagination. Many people don't know how to do this enjoyable and addictive craft. This guide is meant to explain the basics to you and hope those of you that would like to try out can use this information to start a new hobby you will love for a lifetime. Your friends and family will also enjoy all the beautiful handcrafted things you will give as gifts. What you need The first thing you should do is practice the basic stitches so you will need a few sheets of 7 count plastic canvas. Instructions Things You Should Know Before Starting A Project On any pattern you work you will find the plastic canvas grid is either counted out by using the terms lines or threads or by holes or squares. Continental Stitch - Recipe Search and More Updated: Kroger Introduces Simple Truth™ and Simple Truth Organic® Brands; Available Exclusively at... -- CINCINNATI, Sept. 24 CINCINNATI, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Stores announced nationwide availability of its new Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products are free from 101 artificial preservatives and ingredients that some customers have said they do not want in their foods. Simple Truth Organic products are certified organic by the USDA. In addition, the Simple Truth brand offers several natural products, including meat, chicken and eggs. The launch of these brands comes at a time when consumer demand for organic food is on the rise, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA), which notes that 78 percent of U.S. families – more than ever before – say they are choosing organic foods. Spanning more than 30 product categories, Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products provide much of the U.S. population access to reasonably priced "free from 101" items and certified-organic products.

UPC Food Search - Food Products, Ingredients, Manufacturers Shoulder Stabilizer Exercises Shoulder instability, if left untreated, can lead to a number of serious injuries. These may include rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement. When a shoulder is unstable, the muscles surrounding the shoulder joint are not strong enough to support it during various ranges of motion. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, certain types of shoulder exercises can aggravate an unstable shoulder, and should be avoided. Provided that there is no severe injury, certain upper body exercises can be modified to make them safer for people with shoulder instability. Some of the common misconceptions about exercise technique can lead to shoulder instability. Shoulder instability may be the result of a sudden fall, a blow to the shoulder or repetitive overuse while executing poor form and improper postural alignment. Although there are various types of shoulder stability exercises, those that support internal and external rotation are the most effective.

Having Trouble Eating Enough? Use These Calorie-Boosting Tips It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite, or just out of habit of eating too little. Eating within your calorie range is important for your body to work properly. In addition, you need to eat enough calories to meet nutritional needs, maintain a healthy metabolic rate, and stay energized. The following tips and food suggestions can help. Tips to Meet Your Calorie Recommendations Eat small, frequent meals 5-6 times daily. What to Eat for Diarrhea Is your stomach acting up? Maybe you ate the wrong things, maybe you are under stress, or maybe you have absolutely no idea why your stomach is feeling so lousy. It is hard to know what to eat without making things worse. The basic BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) is a good start. 1. Bland and easily digested, bananas are a good choice to settle an upset digestive system. 2. Talk about comfort food! 3. Like bananas, apples are a good source of pectin. 4. When your intestines are acting normally, it is important to eat whole-grain products. 5. It is generally recommended that dairy products be avoided during acute diarrhea episodes. 6. Due to its bland nature, steamed white meat chicken is an easily digested source of protein, thus providing a fairly safe way to get some nutrients into your body. 7. Reportedly, dried blueberries have a long history of use in Sweden as a treatment for diarrhea. 8. Okay, this is a drink, but talk about soothing!