Determining the Authenticity of Cast Iron

Resilient to abuse and versatile by nature, 'Cast' iron was so named because it is made by 'casting' (pouring) molten iron into a mold. The 1830's through the middle of the 1850's was a period when cooking vessels – and the stoves on which to cook with them – were made of cast iron, and made in abundance. Fanciful castings were also in great demand during this time for windows, […]

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Family – Love Them and Let Them Go, They'll Thank You Later

Family members are wonderful, colorful, and a reflection, gauge or a barometer of a small peek into the window of how our thoughts and judgments formulated into the truths that we live by and reveal how we calculate our responses and reactions to our life challenges. That is one of the key elements in any interpersonal relationship, first of all, there are the emotive responses and the logical responses that […]

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Signs of a Cheating Partner – Body Language Giveaways That Expose Infidelity

Cheating hurts! What's even more hurtful is finding late in the game fact that you have been cheated on. All cheaters lie. Lying is part of the very nature of a cheater. So would not it make sense to find out all you can about lying and body language if you suspect your husband, wife, boyfriend or girlfriend is cheating? Of course it would! Well there are certain movements or […]

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Multigenerational Homes – Pros and Cons

Do you live in a home with your children and your mother and father? For some cultures this is a very usual way of living and in Canada it is becoming more common among every culture. As with all things, multiple generations living under one roof will have positive and also negative points. I want to show you a few of them in this article. If you have already left […]

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How to Have an Affair Without Getting Caught – Golden Tips That Ensure Your Affair Stays a Secret

Having an affair has become a lot more prevalent than before. A lot of marriages and relationships these days seem to be affected by getting involved with a 3rd party. Tiger Woods is just the most latest to get caught but certainly is not the last. Although each partner vow to be loyal to his/her other half, circumstances lead to a secret relationship. It may be a whole host of […]

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The Identical Concepts of Home and Family

Home and family are two inseparable concepts that provide significant experiences that help shape and form a person. The home is commonly construed as the resultant relationship of persons who have special sense of belongingness dwelling in a house. As such, the structural designs of a house does not automatically provide a home for its dwellers but rather, it is the relationship and bond that are created among the members […]

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6 Most Creative Housewarming Gift Ideas for Art and Music Lovers

If you have a friend who sees art and hears music in everything, you would probably know what it’s like to receive a creative housewarming gift. More often than not, they are handmade, down to earth and most importantly, they are out of the ordinary. In simple words, they are simple, thoughtful and straight from the heart. So, when the time comes to return the favour, it only makes sense […]

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Importance of Family in Our Life

Family is very important part of our everyday life. It helps us in improving our personality. It also helps us in shaping our life. It teaches us the value of love, affection, care, truthfulness and self-confidence and provides us tools and suggestions which are necessary to get success in life. Family is a place where you can be yourself. It is a place where you are accepted for what you […]

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Quizno’s Sandwich Company

Quizno’s is the second leading sub shop company today; Subway is the first leading shop. Quizno’s does have other competitors such as Blimpie’s and Jerry’s Subs; however, Subway is Quizno’s primary competitor. The Subway website reads, “Subway is the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 30,000 restaurants in 87 countries.” (Subway History 2009). Rebecca Steinfort, the Chief Marketing Officer for Quizno’s said, “Our main competition is Subway, which […]

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Family Roles In Dysfunctional Families: The Placater or People Pleaser

I know this role really well. It, with the lost child is one of the roles I played. So I really did not have to Google this one. According to Claudia Black, Phd, the placater typically demonstrates the following strengths: The placater is caring, compassionate, empathic, good listener, sensitve to others, giving, and has a nice smile. 1. Caring, compassionate: I was the designated family care giver, having taken care […]

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