Will You Marry Me?

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Engagement rings have long been a beautiful and romantic symbol of the promise of two people to wed one another. The tradition of giving one’s financee a ring began in 1477 when Maximilian of Austria gave his lady, Mary of Burgundy, custom jewelry, a ring, beautifully crafted by a jeweler. Even today, in our generation, millennials of both genders are giving bridal jewelry to their prospective spouses. These days they are much more relaxed about using diamonds and gems created in a laboratory, as opposed naturally formed gemstones, than older generations, but the tradition still stands.

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Wedding Reception Linens and Their Styles

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You’ve found your soulmate and you could not be more excited to start your lives together, but wedding planning can be stressful for everyone. As the bride, you have to pick out the perfect dress, venue, and menu. You also have to keep your budget in mind, while still inviting all your friends and family to witness your big day. The theme of your wedding and your color scheme may be the most prominent aspect of the whole day, one that will be remembered through bridesmaid dresses and pictures. Your chosen color scheme will come out in many ways, including your wedding reception linens. These wedding reception linens can tie together your whole style. Although you may be renting these tablecloths, it is important to stick to your style to create your perfect day. Determining where to rent wedding reception

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Become a Part of the Solution Instead of Piling Onto the Problem

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The society in which we live can seem at times to be incredibly fractured. There are issues we face on a daily basis that make mothers and fathers afraid for their sons and daughters and make some people feel like there is no hope for a solution. Some groups of people face many of these issues more severely than others do. While some of us think that we can just tune out the negativity, there are others who must live with it day in and day out, and the truth is that we can only ignore the problems that we as a society have created for only so long before we are faced with the dire consequences. Thankfully, there are ways for us as individuals and collectively as a society to help turn things around for the better.

Charitable donations and having a social conscience <

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Why Faux Leather Keychains and Other Faux Leather Goods Are the Way to Go

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It’s often been said that there’s nothing new under the sun, and it’s easy to see why. This is especially true when it comes to fashion, as styles and trends continued to be recycled time and time again throughout different time periods. Just think about it; how many times has a seemingly tacky trend such as the bright blue eye shadow made famous — or infamous — during 1980s appear years later only to be considered en vogue all over again? Trends in fashion are constantly reinvented to reflect the times while subtly retaining some of their originality. This is perhaps one of the most interesting aspects of fashion, because although nothing is technically new, it’s always made new in different way.

Then there are those trends that seem to never go out of style. They’ve always been fashionable and a

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Is Plastic Surgery Right For You?

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Have you ever thought about and seriously considered plastic surgery? Do you ever look in the mirror and see a part of you that you hate? You have probably tried to accept it and learn to live with it, but you have noticed that it affects your self confidence and the way you live your life. You may choose to not communicate as openly with people because you are self conscious or you might not wear the type of clothing you want to, because you are not comfortable with it. You probably wondered what the risks of plastic surgery are and how much it will cost you. You have probably questioned if it will really even work, and for

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From Fillers To Plasma Injections Looking More Youthful

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Everyone wants to look young for as long as possible. There is no shame in the pursuit of youth. For one thing, those who look young are more likely to have higher self esteem. If you look young, there is a good chance that psychologically, you will feel younger. However, there is more to it than that. The process of keeping yourself looking younger and more vibrant often involves diet and exercise, among other healthy habits. Therefore, this process will likely keep you physically healthy as well. Those who look younger may have a better chance at achieving professional success, and may have the higher levels of confidence that make social activities easier. Luckily, there are many different options for those seeking a more youthful appearance. Everyone has different needs in terms of looking young

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6 Unique Family Photography Ideas to Create Epic Family Photos

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Walk into an average family home and you’re likely to find around 5,000 photographs. Sounds a bit extreme, doesn’t it? But it’s true. Just think of all the photo albums stashed away in your bookshelves, the pictures crowding your mantel piece, the family portraits hanging on the walls, and it’s becomes less hard to fathom.

Every two minutes, we (as in humankind) click as many photographs as were taken in the entirety of the 19th century. Across the globe, it’s estimated that there are around 3.8 trillion photographs in all. Photography is an integral part of our lives. We invite professional photographers into our homes and biggest life moments. Our children’s liv

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3 Ways to Rock Leather Messenger Bags for Men

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Who doesn’t love leather? At any given moment, the average American consumer is wearing four different leather-based products, from wallets and jackets to ubiquitous leather belts.

But in summer, the leather look can be a little, well, warm. You might ditch the jacket under the sun, but there are some fine leather goods that never go out of season: namely, leather messenger bags for men. They’re functional in multiple ways: room to carry all of your stuff, a strap to carry over your shoulder, and durable material to see you through the years.

Don’t shove all your leather into the closet just because the sun is out! Here are the top three ways for guys to get the m

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Time for a New Bike? Here’s How to Pick the Right Bike for You

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Biking season is officially here. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or a beginner, the nice weather is a great motivator to get up and get outside. However, with the advent of a new cycling season often comes the need for a new bike. If you’re a beginner cyclist and unsure of what type of bike will benefit you the most, here’s a short guide to the most common types of bikes available to you.

Road Bikes

As their name suggests, these bikes are designed to conquer paved roads far and wide. Equipped with lightweight frames, skinny tires, and dropped handlebars, these bikes are designed to help give you maximum speed for minimum effort. In addition, the design lends itself to more aerodynamic travel. They are typically used for racing, but are often used by more casual cyclists who e

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5 Tips For Healthy Skin This Summer


Summer is finally here and we’re all busting out in our favorite bikinis and swim trunks, eager to get to the beach and get a glowing tan. But not so fast! Sun exposure without proper precautions is a fast track to skin disorders, including fine lines and wrinkles, sun spots, and other sun damage.
So how do you keep your skin beautiful and healthy all summer long? Read these 5 tips to find out:

Protect your skin from sun damage
One of the most important things to do when taking care of your skin is keeping it out of harmful UV rays’ way. A lifetime of sun exposure can leave you with sun spots, wrinkles, and other

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