Nature's Decor for Fall, on a Budget

Written by Kathleen Wilson

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Lastly, don’t forgetrepparttar front porch when addingrepparttar 131038 element of fall! After all, Halloween and Thanksgiving are onrepparttar 131039 way, it’ time to think about adding joy to our neighborhoods and communities. Ask a local farmer or produce stand owner if you can get some corn stalks, and display them on your porch with a homemade scarecrow. My kids have been making scarecrows each year since they were little, and they have a great time! Use old clothing, a little muslin or an old pillowcase forrepparttar 131040 face, stuff most ofrepparttar 131041 body with newspaper or stuffing, then add a little raffia or straw atrepparttar 131042 sleeve and neck cuffs. Makerepparttar 131043 scarecrows representative of someone you know for fun…one year my kids made our whole family, and if you know anything aboutrepparttar 131044 size of my family, you’ll understand it was quite a job! Draw onrepparttar 131045 face with permanent makers and craft paint, and have a great time!

Lastly, don’t forget to preserve some of this magical time. Press fall leaves, take pictures of your kids, and make some really great new comfort foods to warm your family. Setrepparttar 131046 stage for a wonderful place for your family to be this winter!

Copyright 2002 K. Wilson

Kathleen Wilson is the editor of The Budget Decorator, a free ezine dedicated to the “budget impaired” home decorator. Please visit her at for more free projects and ideas, and for information on her upcoming book, “Quick Decorating Ideas Under $20: The Budget Decorator’s Bible”.

EQ & Investments: Bull, Bear Or Human

Written by Brenda Smith

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"It's not aboutrepparttar 131037 Bike." From eating dirt on a rough road to shaking with fear as he faced his own death, Armstrong embraces both his strength and vulnerability, showing usrepparttar 131038 hero, once revealed is both warrior.

Lance Armstrong shows us how leaders become heroes. Following him through courage, fear and conquest---a whole range of emotions, we witness his transformation from a champion of outward action and athletic prowess torepparttar 131039 tenderness, compassion, and integrity that takes him torepparttar 131040 edge of life and back as a champion of heart and spirit.

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