Scrapbooking Resources on the Internet

Written by Kathy Brewis

Continued from page 1 This isrepparttar place where my sister-in-law gets all of her supplies. Inrepparttar 136414 area where we live she goes to a consultant who hosts scrap booking workshops and other scrap booking events. I highly recommend this one. This site, done byrepparttar 136415 Better Homes and Gardens magazine provides a glossary of scrap booking terms, ideas, journaling,etc.

By researching scrap booking I have found that this is a very pleasurable activity that can involverepparttar 136416 whole family. So gather all of those photo albums and start putting memories with those photos.

I obtained my undergraduate degree in human resource mangement in 1996. I presently work for the Birmingham Public Library in Birmingham, Alabama as a library assistant/computer trainer.

For the Birds

Written by Judi Hunter

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How easy it is to become excited aboutrepparttar prospects of birdsong inrepparttar 136267 spring and a little life and movement inrepparttar 136268 middle of a dreary winter. Donít letrepparttar 136269 common misconception that birds become dependant on supplemental food from feeders and fail to thrive, or even die, if that food source is taken away hinder you from welcoming these highly interesting and lovely creatures to your home. This is not true! Conclusive studies fromrepparttar 136270 University of Wisconsin and Penn State attest to this. Regardless of feeders, birds will continue to forage forrepparttar 136271 majority of their food. In reality, you are providing just a little luxury and ease inrepparttar 136272 relatively short and difficult life span of most birds. Now isnít that a nice thing to do?

If youíre looking to spark a new hobby, searching for a unique gift, providing an educational opportunity for your children or just want to do something nice for birds, think about birdhouses or feeders. They are just plain charming and fun! Children especially enjoyrepparttar 136273 feathered visitors that birdhouses and feeders bring about. Creating a bird habitat and feeding ground is easy. Rather than sitting in front of your TV, computer or X-box, try enjoyingrepparttar 136274 abundant life and nature that can be found as close as your own backyard.

We could all use a little innocence and simple pleasure in our lives these days. Bird watching is an inexpensive, relaxing and enlightening activity for all. Well made and beautiful feeders and houses abound and they make wonderful gifts for any age. Donít forget to do something nice for yourself either! Feedrepparttar 136275 birds and they will come!

Note - Make sure cats in your immediate area have bells tied around their necks to warn of their presence. (You might also try this technique on annoying neighbors and unwanted salesmen!)

Happy birding!

Judi Hunter and her daughter own and operate copyright 2005, Windy Hills, Inc.

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