Planning That Weekend Family Cooking Activity

There are many things that you can do together as a family as a way of bonding, and one of them is cooking. Studies and even testimonials (and perhaps even your own firsthand experience) show that cooking and eating together as a family is, needless to say, a good thing. It doesn’t just teach your kids basic cooking skills, increase their confidence in the kitchen, and help improve being picky with the food they eat, it also is an excellent opportunity for you to reconnect and, as mentioned earlier, strengthen your bond.

With your hectic schedule during the workweek, you may not be able to squeeze in the time for cooking together, so the best time would be on a weekend. Here are tips on how to make that family cooking happen and how you’ll go about it to maximize its benefits:

Make time for it – The very first step to making it happen is to make sure everybody’s available for that day when you’ll get together as a family to cook. It is important that everyone is there for the activity. If you’re cooking for dinner, have the kids do their homework during the day so they’re free to join you.

Choose healthy recipes – Since it’s going to be a dinner bigger than what you usually have during weeknights, choose several recipes to prepare – from the hors d’oeuvres to the dessert. Of course, since one of your goals for the activity is to promote healthy eating among your kids, you choice of recipes should all be healthy. There are various resources online where you can even watch cooking shows that showcase healthy recipes.

Shop for fresh ingredients – Shopping too early during the weekdays would mean you’ll have to store the ingredients for some time before the using them. They may no longer as fresh as you want them to be at the weekend. Since you’ll be cooking for dinner, you can shop during the day so the ingredients you’ll use will still be at their freshest.

Make it exciting – Keep in mind that kids have a very short attention span. The minute they start getting bored, you’ll find it challenging to get their attention and have them focus on what you’re doing. You should be creative in what you do, even include colorful ingredients just to keep them interested. You can also give them incentives or rewards for their participation. That way, they’ll always look forward to participating in this weekend activity.

Certainly, the family that cooks together stays together. If your schedule allows it, make it a point to schedule this activity every weekend so your family will always have a great way to get together and bond.

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Rachael Cairns The Multi Talented British Actress

Rachael Cairns is a British model, actress and singer. She was born on 11th august 1988. She is best identified for participating in Cycle 4 of Britain’s Next Top Model, in which she positioned fourth. She has also appeared in several acting roles, most newly in an episode of Waterloo Road playing Tasha Lefton, a diabetic student who will go as far as refusing to get insulin so that she can lose weight, to be “Rochdales next top model”.

Modeling Competition

Cairns was announced as one of the fourteen girls who participated in Britain’s Next Top Model, Cycle 4. During her part in the competition, she accumulated 3 first call-outs, tying with ultimate winner Alex Evans, and one bottom two appearance. Throughout her stay she was frequently criticized for being fake and was labeled a ‘Bible Basher’. She appeared in the last two with ultimate second runner-up Stefanie Wilson, the judges decided to send her habitat.

Modeling Career after Britain’s Next Top Model

Cairns has been signed to Models 1 in London, being the first non-winning Britain’s Next Top Model contestant to be signed by the prize agency. She was also appeared on ITV2’s The Fashion Show with Britain’s Next Top Model, Cycle 3 winner, Lauren McAvoy, and also walked for Graeme Black at London Fashion Week. She was been a part in Series 4, Episode 17 of Waterloo Road as disruptive student, Tasha Lefton, which was telecasted on 29 April 2009 on BBC1.

Bio-Data

Born: 11 August 1988
Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Occupation: Fashion Model, Actress, Singer, Theater artist
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Dark brown
Eye color: Blue
Measurements: 32-23-33
Dress size 36 EU/6 US/8 UK
Agency: Models 1

Filmography

1.She had performed in British television series All About Me in 2004, played a role of Lucy for Episode: Little Voice.
2.She had performed in Canadian dramatic television series Da Vinci’s City Hall in 2005, played a role of Alison Wheeler for Episode: Ready to Call in the Horses.
3.She had performed in Weekly TV series Casualty in 2006, played a role of Amy Harkins for Episode: A Problem Halved.
4.She had performed in Past Sins as Gloria Bradford.
5.She had also performed in various TV series like Alice, I Think, “Robin Hood, Doctors & Waterloo Road.
6.She also appeared in TV movie To Be Fat Like Me in 2007 as Jamie.
7.She had performed in TV series Harley’s Angels as Eve in 2008.
8.She had also performed in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban movie as supporting artist.

Rachael is now currently living in New York where she is studying at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute which’s past alumni includes Al Pacino, Marilyn Monroe, Robert De Niro, Scarlett Johansson & Angelina Jolie.

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Atlantas Georgia Dome

The Georgia Dome is the city of Atlantas indoor sports stadium. As part of a complex including the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park, the downtown Atlanta facility is one of the worlds largest sports, convention, and entertainment complexes. The Georgia Dome is the largest cable supported domed stadium.

The roof of the Georgia Dome is made of 130 Teflon-coated fiberglass panels. It is as tall as a 27-story building. Part of the roof was damaged by a tornado that struck downtown Atlanta on the evening of March 14, 2008. The facility was hosting a Southeastern Conference Championship basketball game between Mississippi State and Alabama at the time the storm hit. The tornado caused over $75 million in damages to the Georgia Dome and the Georgia World Congress Center. There is permanent seating in the Georgia Dome for more than 71,000 fans. The stadium has 164 Executive Suites, 8 Super Suites, and 1 Penthouse Suite. A large variety of food and beverage concessions are located on all levels of the facility. Fans can enjoy gourmet meals and a full service bar at the 2View Restaurant, which overlooks the east end zone.

The Georgia Dome is the home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and the Georgia State University Panthers football team. Upcoming Falcons games in the Georgia Dome are 2012 preseason games against the Baltimore Ravens on August 9 and the Cincinnati Bengals on August 16. The first 2012 regular season home game is scheduled against the Denver Broncos on September 17. The Georgia Dome has hosted two Super Bowls, Mens and Womens NCAA Final Four basketball tournaments, the Chick-fil-A Bowl, and SEC football championship games. It has also been the venue for concerts, major trade shows, conferences, graduations, and other large non-sporting events. The club lounges and suites are ideal for VIP receptions, networking events, and preview parties.

Visitors may take a behind the scenes tour of the facility. Individual tours are available most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am-2pm. The tour price is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Group tours are available for parties of 10 or more. No tours are given on game days or during large events. Highlights of the tour include visits to the Observatory Deck, Press Box, suites, club lounges, lower level, locker rooms, and the field.

The Georgia Dome is located just west of downtown at the corner of Northside Drive and Georgia Dome Drive. There is parking for more than 5,000 vehicles in 8 surrounding lots. Taking MARTA transportation is recommended on game days to avoid heavy traffic delays. MARTA rail has a Georgia Dome station.

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Bukopin Shutter 20% Profit Growth This Year

PT Bank Bukopin target net profit growth of 20% by the end of 2013. Last year, Bukopin profit of Rp 834.7 billion.

With growth of 20%, then the expected profit to Rp 1 trillion. To sustain these targets, Bukopin will perform additional service network and launch new products for the SME business segment, commercial and consumer.

The strategy is targeted to encourage the growth of interest and non-interest income in the range of 20%. The Company is also targeting growth in Third Party Funds (TPF) by 20% and credit growth of 15%.

“Bukopin will add network services in some cities, such as branch office, branch office or cash office,” said President Director of Bank Bukopin Glen Glenardi in a press release on Monday (04/08/2013).

Bukopin currently has 420 service points or outlets consisting of 36 branch offices, 107 branch offices, 136 cash offices, 87 micro offices, 42 payment points and 8 retrieval service (pick-up service). The outlets spread across 22 of the total 33 provinces in Indonesia.

Bukopin service network is also supported by online bank payment point (PPOB / point on-line banking services) 15,000 spread across urban and rural areas. This service is supported by information technology networks and real time on-line.

“For SMEs and micro segments, Bukopin will gradually increase one step process for channeling loans, which is still dominated by the two-step distribution pattern channeling,” added Glen.

Bukopin will also increase capacity and other non-interest income as Swamitra Program, Remittance, Trade Finance, Loan Syndication and Bank Guarantee. Promo savings program with prizes such as cars, motorcycles and gadgets as well as deposit program with a variety of advantages such as cost-free and can be withdrawn penalty whenever the main attraction of the products issued by private banks which had stood since 1970.

“With the addition of service point and the consumer base, Bukopin will continue to improve the performance in 2013. Earnings growth target of 20%, a credit of 15% and amounted to 19.92% asset growth will be achieved in 2013, “said Glen.

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Competition Not Started, AS Monaco Already Reduced Two Points

French league club, AS Monaco, was given a reduction of three points (one point suspended) and are required to play one match behind closed doors after fans riot incident. This has been confirmed Professional Football League (LFP).
The new club was punished induced promotion of their fans after a 2-1 win over Le Mans on May 17. The incident occurred after Claudio Ranieri’s squad won the Ligue 2. At that time, home fans invaded the pitch. A fan even hit the referee.
“Behavior Monaco fans: use pyro, pitch invasion at the end of the game, and the brutal actions of his supporters told the referee ole,” the depiction of LFP related incidents.
“With regard to the facts that are so serious that, Monaco penalized one match and a penalty sealed three points, including the points are postponed, for the Ligue 1 next season.”
That means, Monaco will start next season with minus two points. This sanction inevitably be a blow for Monaco. The reason, they hope to compete with Paris Saint-Germain since Awwal competition for the league title.

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Video Chat Rooms Is A The Ideal Dating Solution For Shy People

Measure the Popularity of video chat

The popularity of online chatting is difficult to measure as more people of all age groups are turning to the internet to catch up with their near and dear ones. Online chatting is also a great way to save money as telephone calls can be a little expensive at times, especially if it is an overseas call. Web chatting is not much different from a telephone call and it also gives you a feeling of warmth to communicate over the net.

Online video chatting with the use of a webcam is also a great way to stay in touch with the people close to you. In fact, webcams are nowadays used between total strangers who have met only through text Chat rooms or the phone. Video Chat rooms allows you to see the person at the other end, a feature that phones, once upon a time, did not enable us to do.

Best things about chat rooms

Video Chat rooms helps create a more personal feeling and the best part about it is that you can also hear the other individuals voice through the microphone. This way, the feeling of actually sitting with the person is created. Video chats can be recorded so if you have been interacting with your close one, you can always record the conversation and view it at a later point of time.

Chatting with the use of a webcam is also useful for people who are a little more on the shy side. It helps a shy person open up better and in time, make the shy individual more comfortable talking to people. It is actually the ultimate solution for shy people looking for a date.

Dating through video Chat rooms is a great way to meet new people and connect better with them. Since webcams enable you to see each other, deciding on whether you are interested in dating an individual whom you have video chatted with becomes easier.

Although fun, video chatting should be approached with some amount of caution as there have been quite a number of crimes related to cyber chatting. Be wise and try not to reveal too much to a person whom you do not know too well. That way, you can avoid any untoward incidents from occurring.

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A Brief Note On Bathroom Vanities

Your Bathroom

Bathroom is that part of your house, which is prone to contamination by default and is most likely to be affected by germs. That is why bathrooms should always be kept neat and clean. It is said, that the status of a family could be judged from their bathrooms. If you have a neat and clean bathroom, you will feel comfortable using it, if you have any guests who wishes to use your bathroom, you do not have to feel embarrassed about it. On the other hand, if your bathroom is not properly maintained, it emits a wrong signal to the outsiders. So, it is imperative, that you took adequate measures to make keep your bathroom tidy and make it look nice.

Make it look good

One of the ways to make your bathroom look good is to install a bathroom vanity. Bathroom vanities are nothing but cabinets which allows you to store all your bathroom tools in one place. They are available in different size, shapes and colors. These items, when installed, certainly make your bathroom looks different. The fact that it allows you to store all the items in one place, makes your bathroom look more organized as stuffs are no longer scattered here and there. These items have enough space to help you store your clothes and other bathing items like your towel, soaps, shampoos and also your shaving kit. These cabinets are made of wood and fiber. These cabinets are installed in the bathroom. This is the place in your home which gets wet whenever you use it. That is the reason why the bath vanities are made of fibers, which can sustain water and does not get affected by it. They are also made of woods. Wooden cabinets are applied with waterproof coatings to avoid being affected by water. Wooden made vanities are more expensive than those made of fibers.

Canada is essentially a cold country, especially places like Vancouver. Using bath vanities in Vancouver is absolutely essential as you can store your bathing suits and extra piece of cloths.

You don not only derive various kinds of utilities from these items. Installing these vanities in your bathroom adds an extra spark to the entire dcor. These items require some amount of space and hence, you need to have a reasonably big bathroom to install them.

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Mythology, Fantasy and Eye candy’s new address – Life Ok

Youngsters would much prefer watching the latest reality shows on television. In today’s scenario in walked a new TV channel Life Ok with an aim to change viewer’s opinion about mythological and fantasy stories. New look, slick editing, great picturisation and storylines with teeth were used to get viewer eyeballs. In a run up to Life Ok shows being aired, teaser ads and promotions with shows being introduced by the dazzling diva Madhuri dixit whetted the appetite of viewers.
Mythology was re-introduced in viewer homes and this time the protagonist was none other than the God of God’s Lord Shiva. It is a story that is well researched with a new edge and new age direction. If this was not enough then another Life Ok show based on fantasy, like Savitri that grabbed the attention of the children and adults alike. In a run-up that has been changing Life Ok shows have touched upon every possible storyline with family drama in Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai, revenge as its theme in Do Dil…Ek Jaan and the newest entrant The Bachelorette India with Malika Sherawat as the bachelorette.
Mahadev Calling…
Life OK show’s launch epic mythology Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, has managed to grab the interest of children, adults, and even the elderly since it began last year, and still going strong. What has kept the viewer’s hooked is the main protagonist, his looks and his acting skills along with other actors playing characters that are suited to them. The storyline is strong and has showcased episodes that we know of but get to know again with the story being retold through Devon Ke Dev Mahadev’s eye. The get up’s, props and location used are appropriate, ornate and opulent as the story demands with each character having a set look. The male lead playing Mahadev caught the eye of women, men and children with his chiseled looks, good height and histrionics, becoming an overnight sensation and one of Life Ok’s most watched show today.
Get your dose of this epic Devon Ke Dev Mahadev and enjoy stories from your childhood once again with more details added in it, load up on fantasy and of course the new age reality television shows that showcase love, agony, hatred, cunningFree Reprint Articles, the good and the bad emotions that tug the right heartstrings. If you happen to miss any shows then you can always watch Life ok shows on TV channels online.

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It Consultants Don’t Skimp On Hardware With Power Users

As IT consultants, whatever you do, don’t let your clients skimp on PC purchases for power users who run high-end software.

While many of your small business clients employees depend mainly on software with modest hardware requirements, such as basic word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and Web browsing software, there are certainly exceptions. Make sure you know who your clients power users are.

Power Users Need Cutting Edge Technology

If you have clients that depend on an advanced software application, such as graphic design, computer assisted design (CAD) or financial modeling, as IT consultants, you may want to advise your clients to implicitly “eat” that sky-high first years depreciation on the purchase of the latest and greatest PC hardware.

With processor and memory-intensive software applications, the employee productivity your clients will gain with leading-edge PC hardware likely will offset any major depreciation cost concerns.

Keep In Mind The Users’ Salary

Consider the salary required to attract and retain highly technical professionals who run advanced software applications. (As IT consultants, this high-salary-requirement-reality should come as no surprise.)

For example, if a clients of yours has a veteran graphic design artist or engineer on payroll at a $60,000 base salary, an extra $1,000 a year on PC-related expenses for this technical wizard easily could drive a productivity gain that makes the incremental expense seem trivial.

Get To Know Your Users

The moral of story: get to know your clients power users and their specific software applications needs. Just as important, clients power users are a kind of influencer that you need to be very aware of. Your clients power users are often very powerful votes when it comes to making decisions about hiring (and firing) IT consultants.

IT Consultants Should Consider “Hand Me Downs”

In many small businesses, the premium performance PC purchased for the power user gets replaced every year or two, and is passed down to an end user with less demanding software requirements. This is one way to extend the life of an expensive, high-end PC, while minimizing the out-of-pocket and related support expenses of bringing new PC hardware into your company.

Make sure your computer support, asset management and proactive maintenance plans all take this hand-me-down phenomenon into account.

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