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The Flowers for Important Anniversaries

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The Flowers for Important Anniversaries

I stumbled upon this incredible book for inspiration, Flowerpaedia. It focuses on ethnobotany, the exploration of the relationship between people and plants. Flowerpaedia, 1000 flowers and their meanings by Cheralyn Darcey Whether it is the beauty, the bright colors, getting your hands dirty, the way they grow and attract beautiful butterflies and buzzing bees, flowers and plants are interconnected in our daily lives. Flowers are a great way and a great gift to say I Love You on your anniversary. The flowers for important anniversaries: In addition to adding a band to your wedding ring, we can make it even more...


The making of the lily necklace

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The making of the lily necklace
The making of the lily necklace using the anticlastic raising technique.

Styles change, baby, and as Sonny and Cher said, the beat goes on.

Styles change, baby, and as Sonny and Cher said, the beat goes on.
Grandma was a fashionable gal in her day, and you know she would want the bride and groom to be happy.  So why not get her diamond ring made into something beautiful?

Cleaning Your Jewelry the Hot How-To!

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Cleaning Your Jewelry the Hot How-To!

Is there anything better than sparkly new jewelry?  Maybe the fresh and shiny love that often accompanies such a purchase, but here’s the difference, sis – you can’t scrub the rage and disappointment off your relationship, but you CAN clean the grime off of your beautiful diamond!  Perhaps once you’ve polished your jewelry to its silky original glow, you and the hunk of burning love who got it for you can stare at it and remember a time when you didn’t want to kill each other for the way you sound when you chew. Here’s the hot how-to: For gold...


Welcome To Ireland part 2

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Welcome To Ireland part 2

A potato with "Blight" In September of 1945 a disease struck the potatoes which is commonly referred to as "potato blight," this disease originally effected about one third to half of all the potatoes grown. Although this disease came from South and North America the soggy fields of Ireland were a perfect breeding ground for the blight to spread rapidly, leaving all the potatoes poisoned. The fields were covered in black rotten stalks and the smell was a putrid rotting that overtook anything within miles of a potato field.  The blight was so detrimental to the Irish as potatoes were the only source...

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