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5 Beautiful Paper Flower Bouquets For Mother’s Day

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Paper flowers provide solutions to three common problems of buying flowers:
- they don’t die (the ‘real flower’ problem);
- they don’t remind everyone of low-budget nursing homes (the ‘plastic flower’ problem);
- they don’t drip water, dirt and/or Styrofoam all over the floor.

Perfect for busy moms, in other words. Take a look:

1. Money flowers

- what moms really want.

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11 Types of Lonely Tree Photos

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Trees are perfect models for art, especially when they’re silhouetted and standing apart from other trees. This ‘lonely tree ambiance’ provokes a wide variety of emotions, depending on the tree’s particular location and circumstances. To experience the sundry sides of lonely, take a look at these eleven solitary tree pictures:

1. Tree next to a desolate-looking stone cottage

- particularly if the sky is cloudy and dark.

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7 Dangers of Reading

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You were probably systematically encouraged to read books straight after learning your ABC’s and the word ‘cat’. Maybe that encouragement was necessary for your academic development, but for those of us who love reading naturally, reading too much can pose dangers that Reading Rainbow never mentioned.

If you’re a heavy reader, take a moment to consider these seven dangers and gauge your risk level for each one:

1. Mistaken identity

- when you begin subconsciously skewing your behavior to match the mannerisms of a cool protagonist.

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2 Simple Recipes For Hot Cross Buns

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Making hot cross buns can get complicated. Take these first three sentences from Martha Stewart’s ‘Hot cross buns with dried cherries’ recipe:

Heat 1 cup milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until it registers 110 degrees on a candy thermometer. Pour milk into a mixer bowl, and fit mixer with a dough hook. With mixer on low speed, add granulated sugar, yeast, butter, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, the nutmeg, cinnamon, and eggs.

Candy thermometer… Dough hook… Yeast… By this point, you may have already decided to buy your Easter breakfast at the grocery store.
But wait!
Making hot cross buns isn’t always so rigorous. You just need to find the right recipes:

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12 Ways To Say ‘I Miss You’

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The phrase ‘I miss you’ seems too weak for some situations. It doesn’t capture that feeling of chaos and minor catastrophe caused by the absence of a true love or however you call them. To give the phrase more depth, sometimes you need to add props or a few extra words. For example:

1. Morse Code
- to adroitly communicate your anxiety, anguish and general gloom.

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14 True Shots Of Edinburgh

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If Edinburgh had a color scheme, it would probably be gray and green with a side of red. Moss, cobblestone and redheads; creepy vines, stone buildings and red tartans; green grass, gray weather and red coffee cups…
Whatever combination you choose, Edinburgh is a great to place to visit. Check it out:

1. Impressive stone architecture

- one word: Hogwarts.

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10 Cute Easter Egg Cozies

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Easter egg hunts are one of of the best traditions of April, even for supposedly serious and responsible adults. The desire to find little chocolate-filled plastic eggs doesn’t necessarily damper with age, but those opportunities do gradually disappear if you live alone or have a busy schedule.

The spirit of Easter egg hunting is worth reviving, though, even if you can’t manage a full Easter party. If you’re alone, just boil some eggs and hide them under egg cozies for breakfast or lunch. It’s a bit like Mr. Bean and Christmas cards, but hey—any excuse to use egg cozies is worth taking.
Take a look:

1. Snowy egg hats

- by imali

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