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Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
10:07 pm - Wine Baskets Can Make The Perfect Gift For Any Adult

I don't know about you, but I am a real sucker when it comes to receiving food as a gift. I do not care what the occasion is, give me food!

Food is one of those special gifts that mean something bigger than just another 'thing'. Food puts together all the best in life. In addition, the best thing about giving food, is you can be a little extravagant without being expensive.

Particularly in my business, wine gift baskets are the best gifts for all reasons. You can give wine gift baskets for any holiday or occasion as well as for special events. Wine gift baskets always fit in and no one, and I mean no one, will be disappointed you did not get them a new sweater or engraved pen instead.

There is a lot of convenience built in for the giver of wine gift baskets as you can order these gifts right over the telephone or the Internet. Place your order and it is delivered right to your recipient.

I know that some people think that giving a gift like this does not show any special concern for the person getting the gift. Nonsense. This can be much more personal than even sending someone flowers. I mean, did you ever see the flowers you were sending when you ordered by phone or the Internet?

You can certainly place an order for a certain amount of money, and the company will choose the wine gift basket that fits your budget. However, many companies encourage you to pick the items that go into the basket. Here you can become creative in choosing the makeup of your wine gift baskets. If you are sending to a person that has particular fondness for a special kind of wine, then you can choose that wine as part of your gift.

And be creative. Choose the same type of wine from different wineries to make your wine gift baskets even more special.

Of course, wine needs a nice compliment like cheese or fruit. Add these items to your wine gift baskets to make the gift even more special. Here again you can show your imagination and special concern for the one you are giving the gift to by the selection you make.

Let me give you a little tip about making up your wine gift baskets. Try to think of wine or food items that the person probably would not buy for himself or herself. You know how people are. Buy them that bottle of imported Italian Chianti that they always talk about but never would buy for themselves. Or include in your wine gift baskets that special gourmet food that you know they would never get to splurge on themselves. Wine gift baskets are a great gift that will be most appreciated.

About the Author: Vernon Wells runs his own online travel business as well as being a wine enthusiast. Take a look at this great Wine Guide site which is full of usful info articles and resources.


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Monday, July 7th, 2008
11:07 pm - Dealing With Food Allergies

Normal and regular people get food allergies, however, food allergies are not normal.

Yes, they are common, but they are not normal of a perfectly healthy body.

An allergic response is when a person's body reacts to certain foods in such a way that the body employs an immune system response. This is because it "believes" the food as harmful. Symptoms may occur in the digestive system, respiratory system, or other areas of the body. Some of the most common allergic responses include a tingling sensation in the mouth, vomiting, difficulty breathing, abdominal cramps and diarrhea, swelling of the tongue and throat and can progress to a drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness and even death. With symptoms sometimes showing withing minutes of exposure that the food, this can be dangerous, especially for people with special needs.

Severe allergic reactions can result in anaphylaxis, the extreme of an allergic reaction which can be deadly. It can involve any or all of the areas of the body including, the respiratory system, skin, digestive and gastrointestinal system and the cardiovascular system. In such cases, the use of epinephrine is necessary. Epinephrine is also known as adrenaline. It is available through prescription in forms that can be self administered, such as the Twinject and the EpiPen.

Within the medical industry, they say that there currently is no known cure for food allergies. It is simply said that the best way to avoid a reaction is to avoid the foods to which you are allergic. This may seem like a "duh" to many people. But a lot of people outgrow their food allergies as they get older. Unfortunately, some allergies are considered to be "lifelong" allergies. Examples of these would be peanuts, nuts, fish and shellfish, all of which are delicous foods that are good for the body. Research is currently being conducted, with a hope to one day find a cure for food allergies, so that everyone can enjoy these foods.

If you just start to remove foods from your diet because you think they may cause allergic reactions, you are likely to wind up with a diet that is not balanced or nutritionally sound. This could result in catastrophic long-term health problems in the long run! You could end up missing out on some very important vitamins and minerals, or other essential nutrients. In fact, it is really recommended that you talk to your doctor and have allergy tests performed, before you start avoiding foods that you only think may cause you to have allergic reactions.

A person could be allergic to any food, such as vegetables, fruits and meats, however, there are eight specific foods that have been found to cause a whopping 90% of all food allergies and food related allergic reactions. These foods are milk, eggs, tree nuts such as cashews and walnuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat. Some of these foods are relatively easy to avoid but others require more attention. If you are mindful, though, you can still enjoy many foods, by carefully those that cause you reactions.

Hope for Many:
Many people have found that when taking glyconutrition supplements, allergies diminish and in some cases are completely removed. Glyconutrients were recently featured on the 20/20 Television show! The glyconutrient supplements are a new class of nutrients that have shown to help improve immune system function and cell-to-cell contact. With healthy cells, you have healthy tissue, healthy organs, and a healthy body. The results that people have had with glyconutrition supplements have caught the attention of the media, research facilities, universities, and doctors. To learn more about the research and science behind "glyconutrition supplements", visit the site below.

About the Author: Spencer Hunt is a glyconutrients distributor
who saw the products help his close family and friends improve their health, and then set out on a mission to help others to enjoy the health benefits of glyconutrionals. You can contact him through his site .ifoundhealth.com

Good link coffee shop

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Saturday, June 21st, 2008
5:07 am - Espresso Makers

They say all good things come at a price and so does that espresso maker you love. For the real connoisseurs of espresso coffee buying a good espresso maker is a real option to think about. Now if you are really getting serious about getting a new one for you I would recommend you to just sit back and understand a few things before impelling to swap your money for it.

A good espresso machine is all about good taste that your taste buds lunge for. So we have it. Look for the brands which are reputed for that special blending of coffee providing an everlasting taste. The basic part in any espresso maker is the temperature of water, the pressure of the water and the fineness of the ground coffee. It all depends on the fineness of the coffee (generally it should be like the powdered sugar) and how tightly it is packed. This is about getting the best shot of espresso coffee.

There are a few types of espresso makers like the Pump espresso maker, the super automatic espresso maker, the semi automatic espresso maker, the easy serving espresso system etc. These are the options which you will get from the entry level machine to the high-tech espresso maker, (there is one which you can take along for your camping trips). The all work on the same principle that is to force the water through the coffee to give you the best shot of espresso with the crema. What you need to decide first is the espresso maker which would fit in your requirement (I will suggest you to read all the reviews before finalizing one). I think if you are taking it to your home/office then it should be the easiest to operate and the same way to clean.

An ideal espresso maker will serve you for a time to come without bothering you with lot much beeps and bells. The best part of such espresso is that they retain the same taste for every cup of espresso which they serve with the perfect quantity of crema in each cup. Now go ahead, spot the products, read the reviews, compare them and find yourself the best espresso maker to enjoy that startling taste of hot espresso again and again.

Regards and bye for now

About the Author: Jayesh Bagde

Wow gourmet coffee beans - a brief overview

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Thursday, October 6th, 2005
7:07 am - Lifting the Kilts

Scotsmen hear my call. There is a nefarious plot afoot to lift our kilts. The legions are many and we are few. but I propose we drink until the sun comes up and pass out.

current mood: drunk

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Monday, November 1st, 2004
6:23 pm - kick ith

Shamus made me do it

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4:10 pm

SHAMUS.!. (your in trouble.!.)
Friday, June 4th, 2004
4:02 pm - bored

Ok so no alcohol for the already angry dwarf, I just do some kilt-lossage in the mall(drop the kilt in public), Heh, garwin experienced my kilt lossage when we were stealing dry cleaning...

current mood: blah

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Thursday, June 3rd, 2004
12:37 pm - Ich habe kase?

Can I have zhe kase? Pwease...and perhaps-ith some nordic mead to drink and sing and dance....I'm kind of fat and it's funny to watch bitch tit's dance, SO COME ON GIMME SOME ALCOHOL!!

current mood: crazy

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Friday, August 1st, 2003
3:21 pm - Eww The end is near!


Saw McCloud, which was also cool. He was closing so I got to hang with him for quite a while. I adore that boy. He's such a lustmuffin and he's so honest about it.


I didn't make this up. Here is the proof!

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Friday, July 18th, 2003
10:57 pm


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Wednesday, July 9th, 2003
10:55 pm - Super secret footage of a battle fought by The Princess of Darkness Daniel and McCloud.

Yes folks I brought it to you first. At peril to my life and limb I found footage from an accual battle from The Princess and McClouds "past" together. Enjoy!

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Saturday, July 5th, 2003
4:22 pm - The Kilt Question


current mood: amused

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Saturday, June 28th, 2003
5:08 am - Ummmmm...


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5:07 am - Those Nutty Japanese

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<a href"http://www.sunhingtoys.com/BC.asp">THE BEER FAEIRE!!</a> She DOES exist!

<a href="http://www.sunhingtoys.com/HT.asp">For Nessy</a>

<a href="http://www.sunhingtoys.com/AC.asp">Amaguri Chan: "Eat me"! "Eat me! Quick!" And they escaped out from the bag...</a> WTF is it? Get it away get it away!!

<a href="http://www.sunhingtoys.com/MR.asp"> Dude! I remember him!</a>

<a href="http://www.sunhingtoys.com/CF.asp">Mmmm. I lick Cheese</a>

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Sunday, June 22nd, 2003
6:16 pm - Harry Potter is not just for kids anymore!

Phinox14: OMG!!
Phinox14: It is classic
Phinox14: LoL
XxEarthenOnexX: ?
Phinox14: "'We're not going to use magic?' Ron ejaculated loudly." (Ch. 12 p. 242 Paragraph/Line 3)


Phinox14: Well you don;t think of it as a kids book DO you?
XxEarthenOnexX: nope
XxEarthenOnexX: but this book i had already decided was a bit too dark for lil kids
XxEarthenOnexX: much less to long
Phinox14: Well My largest compliment to the series was it's use of complex and gripping plot with a grammar and vocabulary easily on the level of a fifth grader if not simplier, give or take a few colloquial slang.
Phinox14: however such verbage and immagery purveyed by that one line of vocabulary is sasily enough to have it stricken from even a high schooler's reading list.


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Saturday, June 21st, 2003
8:04 pm


Battle Imp

Who&apos;s your battle imp?

Drunk: 9

River-Dancing: 9

Horny: 8½

Magic Mojo: 2

Masturbating: 10


Will your battle imp beat Nessymccraken's?
Enter your name and fight.

current mood: :o)

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2003
8:52 pm - THE PEE PEE


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Sunday, June 15th, 2003
9:41 pm

LJ Barcode
LJ username:

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9:29 pm

The most powerful Frosty Beer of Nakedness spell

current mood: accomplished

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Thursday, June 12th, 2003
10:21 pm - i am evil angry fyre pixie...hear me roar

once upon a time there was an evil angry pixie who decided that everyone in the great scotsman community needed to be done away with so that the evil angry pixie could rule the world!

god i love my job

current mood: devious

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