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2010 FIFA World Cup Fan Guide

For those of us lucky enough to LIVE in South Africa during the 2010 Soccer World Cup, and for those of you lucky enough to VISIT South Africa for the SWC, here is a little something that might help.

For those of you who don’t really care about the Soccer World Cup, this guide has some interesting information about South Africa, so you might like to read it anyway.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup Fan Guide, provided by FIFA, has a ton of interesting and useful information.

I think you really need to share this with everybody who you think will find it useful.

Here’s the table of contents so you can see what’s inside:

  1. Welcome from the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa
  2. Hello from the Official Mascot of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
  3. Host country information
  4. The 2010 FIFA World Cup™ host cities and stadiums
  5. The 2010 FIFA World Cup Fan Fest™
  6. Zakumi’s price index
  7. Learn to speak South African
  8. Getting around
  9. Where to stay
  10. Keeping safe
  11. Keeping healthy
  12. Keeping in touch
  13. Important contact numbers and e-mail addresses

To download the PDF document, click this link: 2010 FIFA World Cup Fan Guide

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Some Christmas Cheer

I just thought I’d add a little post to cheer people up.

Here are a few jokes and comics about Christmas and the holiday season. I hope you enjoy them, and if you’ve heard any good ones, feel free to leave them as a comment at the bottom.

Speaking of Christmas, if you’re looking for ideas, go take a look at my other article about “Ideas for Christmas Presents“.

And if you tend to get gifts you’re not always that fond of, make sure you read the last joke on this page. ;-)

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Men

by Natalie Aranda

Valentine’s gifts for men are easier to pick out than most women predict they would be. If you’re depressed about the pithy suggestions that keep coming up like socks, a tie, or toiletry kit, relax! This article will help you find the choicest Valentine’s gifts for him.

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First of all, let it be said, from a guy’s perspective, that there are many important ways to make a guy feel better outside of just plopping gifts in front of him. Words of affirmation, admiration, and compliments can boost a guy’s self-esteem. Make sure your attitude and message is authentic. Set aside everything else to give him some personal, caring attention. Guys, not just girls, need to feel emotionally secure.
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Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Women

by Natalie Aranda

As a side note. When you finish reading this article, please consider visiting this one: “Some Valentines Day ideas” to contribute to a list of Valentines gift ideas

Valentine’s gifts for her are a crucial, often-overlooked element to a more fulfilling relationship. Most men are unaware of the importance of selecting the right Valentine’s gifts for women. Valentine’s gifts express and reflect many enriching, bonding qualities in an enduring and satisfying relationship. Men should be careful not to purchase lavish, expensive, or overtly sexual gifts unless the context of such gifts is warranted. It’s vital to select a gift for her that fits into the seriousness and timing of the relationship.
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Herbs That Detoxify

by Amy A.May

Once the kidneys are detoxified, a healthy flow of nutrients are free to make their way to the scalp where they promote healthy hair growth.

Here are list of the top 10 most effective herbs for detoxification.

1. Camomile – a great relaxant and good for the stomach, which helps if you’re tense. It reduces inflammation and it’s a tissue healer – inhale the azulenes given off in the steam to soothe the inflamed mucous membranes of the nose, throat and chest.

2. Skullcap – skutellaria – improves functioning of nervous system; calming effect- it’s good if you’re frazzled .
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Gardening: It may just be the best thing you can do for yourself.

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By: jamie

Most people in today’s world garden for pleasure. Although in the past a vegetable garden would have been used to feed the family, nowadays it’s just as easy to head down to the grocery store for your supply of potatoes, tomatoes and green beans.

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Decorating The Home With Valentines Day Decor

Valentines Day comes hot on the heels of Christmas, New Year and the Chinese New Year, occasions when decorations, plus special home and garden decor, are at their most abundant. While people do not generally decorate their homes extensively for Valentine’s Day, now you have got in the decoration mood, why not have a few special Valentine ornaments about the home to signify the day?

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Home Improvements – The Fun Stuff

By Raynor James

Planning home improvements necessarily involves addressing numerous practical matters. That doesn’t mean you should ignore the fun stuff!

The Fun Stuff

The first thing to plan for in home improvements is the practical stuff. The second thing you need to talk to family members about is the fun stuff.

Most people have colors they like and colors they don’t like. They have things that interest them and things that don’t. Get your family to talk to you about those things. Each person’s bedroom, or bedroom area, should reflect his or her taste and interests.

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