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Flowers for Mom

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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and one of the most popular gifts to get mom or a special woman in your life is flowers. While breakfast in bed may be just what mom needs, nothing says “I love you” like fresh flowers.

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday each year in May and originated in Greece. Yes, Greece. In ancient times, legend has it each spring many people celebrated Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. This celebration eventually made its way to England, where “Mothering Sunday” marked the fourth Sunday of Lent.

In the US, Mother’s Day began as a day developed to celebrate peace in 1872 by Julia Ward Howe. Mother’s Day as we know it today began when a woman named Anna M. Jarvis’s mother passed away. After the death, Anna convinced her church to pass out carnations to honor her on the second anniversary of her death, the first official Mother’s Day. Anna chose white carnations, symbolizing her mother’s purity, love and endurance. Red carnations eventually took on a simil…

Great Choices When Sending Flowers to a Man

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Most modern men's openness to health and beauty regimen makes it acceptable to give them a surprise gift of flowers. It is true that some of them would still be hesitant or ashamed to concede to this notion and practice. Nonetheless, if women can be adequately in touch with their stereotypical masculinity, this will lead to their favorable reception.

The online florist, ProFlowers, provides us a guide on how to give flowers to men based on their personality, preferences, activities, and stature. Based on the surveys they have conducted, some men would still prefer plants to fresh flowers as gifts. If they were to choose from a selection of flowers, it remains explicable why they would not dare to reveal them straightforwardly. In cases like these, it is best to choose a "masculine" monochromatic color. The types of flowers can still be macho enough using robust-like flowers like the sunflower or the bird of paradise.

Educating men on the different meanings and symbolisms o…

Tips on Finding Special Sized Shoes

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Whether you have wide or narrow feet, you know that finding special sized shoes is difficult. The most difficult type of special shoe to find is one for a wide or large foot. Having large feet does not have to mean you should pay high prices to have custom made shoes. There are a large number of online shoe stores that concentrate on large men and women's shoes almost exclusively. In addition, a great many of those sites offer the shoes at reasonable prices and are what you might expect to find at a regular shoe store. Both men and women have a hard time finding shoes when they are relegated to hard to find large sizes. There are ways though; that you can get the specialized shoe that will work best for you.

For women, the quest for large shoes can end up with the purchase of large sized men's shoes just for the sake of comfort. The problem is that when the occasion calls for something beyond casual or athletic wear. If a woman should need to wear a shoe that goes with more for…

Diamante Shoes – Women’s Sexy High Heel Diamante Party Shoes

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Diamante shoes – In the vogue

Are you wondering…

• What to buy now that the season to flaunt your beauty has arrived ?
• What is the latest runway trend ?
• What is the fuss about diamante shoes ?

Well, we saw high heels and platforms, we saw black boots and we saw crazy crocs on the ramp. Now is the turn for sexy diamante shoes to set hearts aflame and ramps on fire. Perhaps, the most striking, the most elegant and the most chic shoes are sexy diamante shoes. They somehow put the wearer on a high pedestal and work wonders for their personality.

Do not delay – make room for the latest style symbols – get designer diamante shoes ! Find out here what to keep and what to delete. Know what fashionistas love and what they love to hate and much more with the help of a fashion insider’s tips.

Diamante shoes – Are you up for them ?

Exclusivity and elegance move a notch higher with sexy diamante shoes. These shoes are not for realists and pragmatists. A Plain Jane dressed in woollen skirt might need …

Cholesterol High Foods and Heart Disease

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If there is one word that is associated with potentially life threatening health issues it is cholesterol. There are numerous TV and print advertisements espousing the benefits of the latest cholesterol reducing drug and for good reasons. High levels of this naturally occurring substance are associated with increased risks of heart disease and stroke. Knowing this has caused many people to avoid cholesterol high foods in their attempt to mitigate the harmful effects it can cause.

But just what is cholesterol and where does it come from ?

Cholesterol, unbeknownst to many, is actually produced by the body, mostly in the liver, and is necessary for proper bodily functioning. In fact roughly 80% is made by the body with the other 20% coming from dietary sources. Or at least that’s the way it used to be. With our more "fast food" dietary lifestyle cholesterol has become a major health care issue.

Without cholesterol our bodies would be unable to function properly. It is primarily u…

Some Things You Must Understand About Hair Loss

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Hair loss is as natural as the process of hair growth. It actually marks the completion of the hair growth cycle. It is present across gender and age and majority of us don't get bothered by hair loss until we experience it ourselves. However, abnormal rate of hair loss is a bit alarming. So why does this happen? Understanding its nature is crucial in undertaking steps to prevent the onset and aggravation of the condition. Here are some basic things about hair loss that could help you better understand the process.


What qualifies as hair loss ?

10% of hair undergoes a resting period at any given time. During this period, hair growth ceases. After sometime, usually around 2 to 3 months, the hair falls off. Any deviation from this normal rate is considered excessive hair loss. This is marked by constant falling of hair.

What role does nutrition play on hair growth and hair loss ?

General lack of nutrition in the body will most definitely decrease the nutrition supplied to the hair foll…

Tips for Training Every Day

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Workout Tips

Cycle your workouts - vary the intensity, volume, exercises and tools
Work for time not reps - :20 sec work :10 sec of rest for 4 minutes (Tabata Protocol) is very effective in burning fat and increasing work capacity

Learn new lifts or movements and practice them
Try to do something everyday, even if it is just a brisk walk for active recovery

Cycle your workouts but make sure they all focus on reaching the goal(s) you are trying to reach. If you are training for a power lifting meet, you need to make sure all your work is focused on the lifts you will be competing in. The 1st 4 days of the cycle focus on the your deadlift but do some lighter work on the squat and bench press. The 2nd week make the squat the primary lift, the 3rd week hit the bench press harder.

Work for time. When you focus on going for reps you limit yourself. If you say I will do 50 pushups today you will find yourself doing great up until 40 or so then your sub-conscious kicks in and the last 10 are a stru…

Exercises to Reduce Tummy Fat

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Here are a few good exercises to reduce tummy fat. Forget that stupid stuff at the gym. It's simply NOT NEEDED ! In fact, it's a big waste of time. Sure it can help you, but for the amount of time you spend doing such things as crunches, treadmill jogging, and situps... it's not time efficient for getting a great lean and sexy stomach.

Exercises to Reduce Tummy


1. Mountain Climbers
Basically, when you're doing these, you like you're in the same position mountain climbers are in. To do this properly, start in pushup position... on your hands and toes.

Next, hold your upper body up and maintain the upper body pushup position while 1 of your legs shoots up towards your chest while the other leg stays back in the start position. Next, the 1 leg that shot forward goes back to the starting position while the other leg shoots forward.


You keep doing that. It's like you're running in a pushup position. Remember this to help you... when your 1 leg shoots forward, that k…

Trendy Lingerie Can Unlock Women’s Hidden Potential

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The word ‘Lingerie’ in general illustrates both female and male undergarments but a lingerie term is normally used for woman's intimate night wear Bras-panties, thongs, stocking, night gowns, garters and sheer lingerie all this garments comes under lingerie term. This fashion helping luxury undergarment expresses women’s beauty loving feminine personality, apart from the basic need of supporting her figure.

If women having in naughty relationship they might be searching for the ideal sheer lingerie to wear, this will feel them like a million bucks. Now-a-days there are many great silk lingerie, sensual and seductive sheer lingerie available in market which will be ideal for your naughty liaisons. As a matter o reality, stunning and elegant looking lingerie brings out the feminine charm in a woman in all its grandeur and makes her an object of desire.

Sheer Lingerie

If you want to buy naughty exotic lingerie, then here is a great option for you buy sheer lingerie. Although that is wh…

Naughty Liaisons With Help of Night Wear Lingerie

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Word lingerie origin from French and it stands for the undergarments of ladies. A period before when people lived in forests whose beginnings are lost in far antiquity. On that time female are molding their figures and enhance their beauty with bound their body with long scarves folded looped. Sculptures of the classical age depict women wearing pieces of fabric to support their breast and waist.

Now-a-days lingerie is an essential and important part of a modern woman’s wardrobe. Lingerie gives any women a chance to enhance their look eye-catching and attract male gaze. In market lingerie is available in various types of fabrics like satin, silk, lace, chiffon, cotton etc. Most of women choose cotton lingerie for comfortable purpose. On the contrary, silk and chiffon made lingerie allows a woman to bring out her luxury look and erotic best. Nowadays a lot of companies are into lingerie making and the buyers are literally spoil for choice. The women can choose from sheer lingerie, baby …