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1. Quinoa - Recipes for babies and young children
Quinoa - Recipes for babies and young children
The ancient Incas, called quinoa "the mother grain" for a reason. This "whole" food was thought to promote healthy pregnancy, contribute to a healthy baby and enhance a mother's milk. Quinoa, a nutritious food, is rich in the amino acid histadine, which is considered an essential amino acid in c...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:52:54
2. Top 10 Pirate Movies
Top 10 Pirate Movies
ARRRRRR!!! Avast, ye swabs! Heave ho, matie! Stow that bilge, lubber, or I'll keelhaul ye! Beg your pardon, it's contagious, isn't it! It's hard to believe that we'll be celebrating the 10th anniversary of International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Wednesday, Sept. 19th. This day is practically a re...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:15
3. How to Make a Paper Mache Hot Air Balloon
How to Make a Paper Mache Hot Air Balloon
Hot air balloons are fun to ride in, their colorful display is lovely to watch and make exceptionally pretty photographs. Have you ever wondered if you could capture the beauty of these hot air balloons in another way? Well, you can, and I am pleased to share this information with you. For this...
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:53:35
4. The Amazing Locust
The Amazing Locust
Since ancient times, locust plagues have been viewed as one of the most spectacular events in nature. In seemingly spontaneous fashion, as many as 10 billion critters can suddenly swarm the air and carpet the ground, blazing destructive paths that bring starvation and economic ruin. What makes th...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:43:16
5. Quinoa - Plant It and Help Solve World Hunger
Quinoa - Plant It and Help Solve World Hunger
Quinoa is important to researchers the world over. Why? Because It is a plant that could play a role in alleviating world hunger. This past summer, in the Okanagan Valley, Canada, I had the pleasure of watching this quintessential super-food, quinoa, grow from a seed, to a tiny plant, to a tall ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:52:54
6. Wild Flowers of Ireland
Wild Flowers of Ireland
Despite the dark side of Ireland's history, the land glows with green-colored beauty. It is an emerald jewel of an island with misty, verdant countrysides framed by rocky coastlines. Travel its 170 miles from east to west and you will delight in seeing the country's fertile central plain, ringed ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:29
7. A Tribute to Tim Russert and .. Current "Meet the Press" Events
A Tribute to Tim Russert and .. Current
Tim Russert, Irish as the daisies that bloom on the Cliffs of Moher and one of America's leading political journalists, died at 58 on Friday, June 13, 2008. I'm not sure whether Tim was superstitious, but perhaps he was, many Irish are. Russert was the host of NBC's "Meet the Press" since 1991. ...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:43:16
8. The Almanac That Fixes Time
The Almanac That Fixes Time
A YOUNG man from rural Japan moved to Tokyo to attend college. There he met a pretty, intelligent girl and planned to marry her. But his family so vehemently opposed the courtship that the young man was forced to give up his love. Why? Because his year of birth and her year of birth, according to...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:43
9. A Staycation Vacation
A Staycation Vacation
When, Why, What & How? By now, no doubt, you know what a staycation is. Although this word has been around a long time, it really came into fashion in the year 2008. When I hear this word, it still makes me smile. Why? Spanning all seasons, I have given you many examples of how my family and othe...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:43:16
10. Out, Damned Spot, Out, I Say!
Out, Damned Spot, Out, I Say!
Words From Lady MacBeth.From the beginning of time, before Lady Macbeth uttered the now famous words, "Out, Damned Spot, Out, I Say!" women have been plagued with the chore of keeping their linens white and kith 'n kin clothed in snow-white apparel. Remember how grandmother used to give you help...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:41:36
11. The Great Irish Famine -::- Plus Quizzes
The Great Irish Famine -::- Plus Quizzes
A Monument to the Great FamineIn the shadow of Ireland's "holy" mountain, Croagh Patrick, stands a most unusual ship. It looks like a small 19th-century sailing ship with its prow pointing west toward the Atlantic Ocean. But this ship will never set sail. It is firmly fixed in a bed of concrete. ...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:54:19
12. Can It!
Can It!
While we all love fresh fruits and vegetables, the sheer volume of the local bounty can be a bit overwhelming in the summer. The farm markets are overflowing with piles of colorful peppers and tomatoes, peaches and plums. Our gardens are producing bumper crops of carrots, beets, cucumber and squ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:42:48
13. Nasturtium Flowers
Nasturtium Flowers
If we take the word Nasturtium apart we have two Latin words which together mean "to twist the nose." Obviously the nose-twisting quality is that warm, tantalizing pungency which the entire plant possesses, and which it delights to yield. Most of us can claim to have grown a nasturtium or two by...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:24
14. Soul Singer - Isaac Hayes
Soul Singer - Isaac Hayes
The first black composer to win an Oscar for Best Song, award winning instrumentalist, crooner, rapping before there was rap, Rhythm & Blues & Jazz singer, soul singer, winner of Academy and Grammy awards and a humanitarian to boot - that was Isaac Hayes.Isaac Hayes, prolific artistry touched man...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:24
15. Comedy Series - Corner Gas
Comedy Series - Corner Gas
Forty kilometres from nowhere and way beyond normal is Corner Gas, an ensemble comedy series about a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River. Starring Saskatchewan native and Gemini winner Brent Butt, Corner Gas is a roadside service stati...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:33
16. Hot Gadgets For Your Car -::- Plus Polls
Hot Gadgets For Your Car -::- Plus Polls
The past few years have seen an explosion of various car gadgets, and some people are just as likely to have in-car sandwich makers as they are to have fuzzy dice these days. Some gadgets, however, have distinguished themselves -- these gadgets are useful and cool, trendy and functional. They are...
Cars - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:53:57
17. Cyd Charisse
Cyd Charisse
Who will ever forget the image of a lovely lass dancing in "the heather on the hill"? Brigadoon was always one of my favorite movies, with the beautiful dresses, moving songs (I always sang along!), and the message that love can conquer anything...even a curse upon an entire village! Cyd Charisse...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:29
18. Futuristic Cars of NASCAR & OSCA - Going Green
Futuristic Cars of NASCAR & OSCA - Going Green
APRIL 3, 3000, NASCAR "GENTLEMEN, START YOUR ENGINES!" Cars have never looked so good! Not only fast and green but, also something else .... As the fans join in a full-throated cheer, 43 of the world's best drivers reach down and press a button. What follows is an unprecedented, pin-dropping: S...
Cars - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:42:48
19. Who is LaraineRose?
Who is LaraineRose?
I was the "twinkle in my pappa's eyes" as they say. Being the long, longed-for "girl" in the family after my parents had 3 boys, you might think that I would have been spoiled. Not so! I worked with or without my mum by my side. We had a huge garden in which we grew everything our big family need...
Squidoo Community - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:45:03
20. Tulip Town, USA
Tulip Town, USA
COLOR in a vast variety of shades and shapes is what will greet your eyes in Tulip Town at the time of the annual Tulip Festival. Delightful fragrance will fill the air. You will marvel at the floral handiwork of the Creator as you gaze upon the multitude of tulips that are, "arrayed in a beauty ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:13
21. Canada's Boreal Forest -:- Plus Quiz
Canada's Boreal Forest  -:- Plus Quiz
TIMBER-R-R-R! rings out through the woods. Seconds later, another mighty giant of the forest hits the ground with a rending crash. But, turn your eyes to the mountain slope where the giant fell. It is along the rugged coastal range of British Columbia's mountains that the magnificent douglas fir...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:41
22. Autumn Leaves Bow Out in a Blaze of Glory at Kaloya Regional Park
Autumn Leaves Bow Out in a Blaze of Glory at Kaloya Regional Park
THE North American Indians tried to explain the mysterious beauty of autumn leaves. Their legend claimed that every autumn, hunters in the sky killed the Great Bear. His spilling blood, they said, splashed many leaves with red, while fat spattering from the hunter's kettle tinted others yellow. ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:49
23. A Quail's Eye-View of Things - - Really!! -::- Plus Quizzes -::-
A Quail's Eye-View of Things - - Really!! -::- Plus Quizzes -::-
IT ALL began when I chipped my way through the eggshell and stumbled into the realm of birdlife. I stood there blinking in the early morning sunlight, bewildered. It was all so strange, everything was frightening. Instinctively, I knew mama. I snuggled into her, underneath her protective wing. ...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:54:47
24. Tribute to a Loving Mother - The End of Alzheimer's Disease
Tribute to a Loving Mother - The End of Alzheimer's Disease
I never thought that anyone dear to me would have a medical problem so severe that there would be no cure, not even a chance that the problem would stabilize or become less severe. But, that is exactly what has happened. There has been much written about Alzheimer's in the past few years but I w...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:24
25. A Phenologist Celebration
A Phenologist Celebration
February 1st, I have always felt, is the true start of the new year. I have already observed the swelling of cherry buds, they are like unpopped popcorn, just displaying a thin seam of pink. In the photo displayed here, you will notice how these little buds developed into beautiful blossoms. I...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:32
26. The Golden Door to America
The Golden Door to America
Since 1886, according to U.S. News & World Report, "nearly 40 million immigrants have passed through 'the golden door' and eventually become Americans." Most have been successful in establishing themselves in this dynamic nation. From a purely material viewpoint, some would appear to have achieve...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:43:13
27. Ireland's Film Fleadh
Ireland's Film Fleadh
Welcome to the Galway Film Fleadh .. Ireland's leading film festival, a six day international film event held every July welcomes a mad diversity of filmmaking from around the world. The "Fleadh" is very much a filmmakers' festival, and attracts directors, actors, cinematographers and artists of ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:43:20
28. Picture Perfect - Decorating
Picture Perfect - Decorating
Driving into our valley is often a surreal experience, beautiful mountains, rolling hills covered in lush vineyards, and beyond them, a seemingly endless Okanagan Lake, sparkling as the sun reflects and the water ripples. This is home, and it is hard to believe there could be a more beautiful pl...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:30
29. Vernon Oatmeal Cookies & Variations
Vernon Oatmeal Cookies & Variations
For as long as I can remember my brother Vernon, was especially fond of "Vernon Cookies" because he thought that they were made just for him. The rest of us cookie monsters enjoyed the cookies because they were so very good. In fact, I'll go so far as to say that they are the best oatmeal cookies...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:54:31
30. Say Hello To Oscar
Say Hello To Oscar
We picked out some evening wear and broke out the bubbly; the Academy Awards aired on Feb. 22/09. This year's event marked the 81st time that Hollywood's elite had gathered to dole out those iconic gold statues, the Oscars, at Tinsel Town's yearly red carpet affair. In preparation for the big eve...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:24
31. Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
There was a game my dad and I used to play when he was alive. When I asked him and mum over for dinner, Dad always asked, "Ya gonna make me my favorite pie?" I'd say, "Yup, I've already made it." Then I'd say, "I made your favorite rhubarb pie, just the way you like it." This would sometimes be s...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:12
32. Quinoa - Recipes You will love!
Quinoa - Recipes You will love!
Dubbed as "quintessential", a "Super Food," and "Power Food," quinoa is a seed that health-savvy people love. If quinoa is not yet one of your staples, these yummy tried-and-true recipes will change that. The following recipes will excite the palate and, at the same time, provide important nutri...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:55:13
33. A Funny Irish Parade
A Funny Irish Parade
Sure wasn't it a day to raise a flag, a pint, and at noon, while eating a bowl of Irish stew, to wonder if Beoga mightn't headline this year's Shamrock Irish Music Festival . Three days before the official start of spring 2013, the occasion was "La Feile Padraig" parade.That phrase of the Irish ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:35:29
34. Amazing Liquid of Antiquity
Amazing Liquid of Antiquity
What liquid may be used for art, engineering and architecture? What is this liquid that is so widely used in the transportation industry, visual industry and yet is also used in hospitals and homes? We are surrounded by it, it is surpassed by few other materials, it is the liquid of antiquity - g...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:14
35. Betsy and 2 True Stories
Betsy and 2 True Stories
Here's a picture of me checking the oil of my first car. It was probably a "staged" picture as I'm sure that I never looked like that when working on my car. Dad's old toolbox is sitting there so, really, he must have been the one fixing the car. Many have fond memories of their first automobile...
Cars - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:45:09
36. The Best Gift To Give
The Best Gift To Give
It may give pleasure for just a day or may be used with pleasure for many years. Rocking on the porch on a quiet evening in the golden warmth of summer or the late afternoon of a summer's day, when the shadows have grown long but the light still lingers and there are still bird songs in the treet...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:43
37. Quinoa/Broccoli Salad
Quinoa/Broccoli Salad
After buying and tasting a similar salad in a local deli, I decided that it should not be too hard to duplicate. I was right and here is the salad recipe I came up with. Believe me, it is very delicious and you won't have to beg your children to eat their broccoli. The quinoa adds a nutty flavor...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:49
38. Aruba: Sand, Sea and Sunsets
Aruba: Sand, Sea and Sunsets
With all the tropical paradises you could visit, why would you pick Aruba for your Caribbean vacation? Well, please let LaraineRose, show you why. There's the reliably, near-perfect weather. If you have only a week away from the job, why not guarantee yourself days of ideal tanning conditions, u...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:49
39. Irish Whiskey Pie
Irish Whiskey Pie
Great-Grandma wrote on one of her recipes, "If this pie is too perfect, there is one drawback: This dessert is sure to overshadow the corned beef and cabbage main course." Chances are you'll buy some Irish whiskey - for Irish coffees, of course. But Irish whiskey can add punch to so many other d...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:12
40. What's so funny?
What's so funny?
What is the first thing you think about when someone says, "April." Well, you may think, "April showers bring May flowers," but nine times out of ten you will probably think, "April Fool's Day. " That's right! The very first day of April sets the tone for the month of April. It's a day when whe...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:12
41. Prayer -The Bible's Viewpoint
Prayer -The Bible's Viewpoint
A JUMBO jet was cruising at 12,300 km. (41,000 feet). Below lay the cold waters of the Pacific. Suddenly, one engine cut out. Then, the other three lost power. The plane plummeted 10 km. (six miles) in two minutes! But at 2,700 km. (9,000 feet) the jet regained power and made it safely to San Fra...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:36:48
42. Squidoo Photo Gallery Module Explained
Squidoo Photo Gallery Module Explained
Here we have another example of how well Squidoo looks after us. The Photo Gallery Module came, just in time. I have been building Squidoo lenses for four years now and have been impressed with the way the SquidTeam has always been one step ahead of us, in providing the necessary tools to get a j...
Squidoo Community - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:49
43. Boston Cream Pie
Boston Cream Pie
I love Boston Cream Pie! When my husband and I were both working in downtown Vancouver, B.C. we used to bring our lunch from home but once in a while we would walk up to a restaurant named "Scotts." There we indulged ourselves in the best Boston Cream Pie that I have ever eaten. Scott's Restauran...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:43
44. Escape to Paradise
Escape to Paradise
Whether travelling by automobile, train or canoe, one day soon, Wi-Fi will blanket every inch of the planet and travellers will access a worldly, affordable cloud of information that advises on every decision of a journey. But until that day, we rely on guidebooks. Here are 5 fresh ones from five...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:43
45. Winter Olympics
Winter Olympics
From My Back Porch Feb. 28, 2010 The 2010 Winter Olympics came to an official close during a closing ceremony on February 28, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST) The ceremony was held at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which seats 55,000 people. The 2010 Olympic Opening and cl...
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:50
46. Squidoo Artists and Their Art
Squidoo Artists and Their Art
I am constantly amazed at how many Art Lenses there are on Squidoo. I would love to have a hand in promoting some of these Art lenses. Oil painting, offers many persons a fine opportunity for wholesome relaxation, together with a fascinating challenge. Perhaps you would like to have more exposur...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:45:13
Frank Delaney, author of the "New York Times," bestseller, "IRELAND," has crafted a meticulously researched journey through his homeland. The focus is on Castle Tipperary, one of the "grand houses" of the Anglo-Irish. It's story is told through the love of Charles O'Brien, for April Burke, the o...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:41:40
48. Quick and Easy Desserts
Quick and Easy Desserts
Ahh, summer. A time for beach umbrellas, campfires and inflatable alligators or relaxing on the deck with friends, But what really makes summer, summer, is the abundance of fresh, ripe and delicious fruit available. Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and limes are just a few of summer fruits ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:31:50
49. Niagara Falls - Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls - Maid of the Mist
I RECENTLY had occasion to visit Niagara Falls and to see it as I had never seen it before - very close up .. on the Maid of the Mist. I can assure you that it is an exciting experience. Please come along with me for this exciting experience of a lifetime. I promise you, you won't regret it. My ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:30:44
50. Traditional Irish Recipes
Traditional Irish Recipes
Nothing much is known about my great-grandparents who emigrated from Ireland to Canada except that they eventually settled in Ontario. Details about my grandparents were passed down to me from my dad and a love for the Irish people, their culture, and cuisine has been the result. I have recentl...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:42:50
51. OSCAR Flashback 2010
OSCAR Flashback 2010
A rainy summer day is a great time to wrap up in a homemade afghan and enjoy a movie. It is usually during the winter months that my family get together on a regular basis to watch a film they haven't seen before or a movie they liked so much that they want to see it again but a rainy day is a go...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:33:12
52. International Dance Day
International Dance Day
DANCE DAY, a grassroots initiative that encourages young and old, to move! Individuals, families, organizations and communities from across the world come together through their creative expression in dance. Any style of dance is welcome and imagination is recommended in order to get the most out...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:24
53. Gardening: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Gardening: Spring, Summer and Autumn
All through the ages, gardens have been the symbol of fertility and loveliness.The Garden of Eden was said to contain "every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food." The Hanging Gardens of Babylon so astonished travelers that they were ranked as one of the Seven Wonders of the Worl...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:29:25
54. 15 Days of Chinese New Year
To the Chinese, the lunar New Year is a festival that they consider more important than any other. For thousands of years the Chinese have considered the New Year the most festive season on their calendar. Though the Chinese officially adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1912, the solar new year o...
holidays-and-celebrations - Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:11:40
55. THE DIAMONDS - Rock and Roll
Some of you may remember dancing to this rock 'n roll hit, Little Darlin', way back in 1957! If alive on March 16, 1957, and old enough to enjoy Rock and Roll, you will probably remember the group, "The Diamonds" who had just launched their super hit called, "Little Darlin." For those of you who...
Music - Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:34:53

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