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How To: Let Your Nails Grow Long and Strong

If you’re like me and you’re constantly battling with brittle nails, fear no more!

I’ve found the holy grail of nail strengtheners and here it is: 163 more words


Brown Veal Stock

A new 6 weeks period has begun at school and we are in our Foundations II class which consists of making stocks, sauces, and experimenting with vegetable dishes.   373 more words


How to Add Serious Texture to Slick Straight Hair : Byrdie + Jen Atkin

It’s safe to say the messy bed head look is one of the most coveted amongst the fashionably fabulous.  While we envy those born with natural wavy hair (ahem.. 389 more words


3 More Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Getting your home ready for winter’s weather is a priority for most homeowners, especially in the fall, before the cold stuff starts to fly. We’ve put together three more ways to protect your home and property – then you can cross “winterizing” off your to-do list. 692 more words

I am a late bloomer and I can’t help it. I tried hard to do well back in my youth but my focus and maturity were just not there. 3,290 more words

What is the Big Idea (Friday)?

Over the last few years I evolved a tradition in my class called Big Idea Friday.

It started out from my own learning where I try to write a… 786 more words


Into a New World*

Granted, Beijing is not new to me in the sense that I had not been there before. However, for one, I have never lived there – and this seems to be my personal standard of “knowing” a place – and for another, the last time I spent any real time in Beijing was in 2004. 1,057 more words