The Gender Gap and Your Sun Sign
Ever wondered why lady Libras are very different from male ones? Or why male Cancers don't seem to be designed from the same template as female Crabs? Some astrological signs differ greatly between the genders, while others barely demonstrate any difference at all. Learn how your gender affects your Sun sign qualities!
Aries is an active, fiery, and quite masculine energy that reflects on both men and women. With Aries, there's always a thrusting ambition to reach the top of the heap. Both sexes are competitive go-getters and adventurers. Aries women are not frilly or feminine, and like Aries men, they make it happen!
The Bull is known for being earthy, placid, security-conscious, and possessive. Both Taurean sexes share an indulgent approach to life, though men tend to be higher up the gourmet scale; Taurus females generally aim more for home comforts. Both can be stubborn, though males are more inclined to be noticeably power-hungry.
Gemini is a true Air
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Begin by painting a blank basswood plaque with two coats of semigloss, allowing one hour of drying time between coats (from left: Valspar paint in Schooner, Mystified, and Montpelier Wedgewood, $2.98 for 8 oz.; lowes.com). Let dry overnight.
Step 1: Download our rabbit, horse, or steer template, resizing as necessary to fit your plaque (from left: 12"W x 16"H, $12.99; 9"W x 12"H, $8.99; 13¾"W x 18"H, $15.99; woodcrafter.com). Print and cut out.
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Aries (March 21 - April 19)
After weeks of being shut indoors, find time to enjoy the outdoors, playing much in the same way that kids do. Get out your sled and find a gentle slope -- and most importantly, find a friend to go outside and play with you.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Though you'd beg to differ, your attachment to a certain item may be getting a bit ridiculous. If more than three of your friends or family members have suggested that you sell your toy collection online, you may want to take their suggestion seriously.
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Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
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I am always on the hunt for pretty prints. The shop First Mate caught my eye and I quickly fell in love! There are tons of pictures of nature, city life, and everyday scenes made beautiful. They have some really gorgeous prints and all affordably priced. Which ones are your favorites?
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It's no secret, I'm a party girl. And piñatas, oh piñatas! I do love a good one. However, the same old rainbow donkey all the time can get old- why not spice it up with your own design? It turns out that making piñatas is easier than you think, and once you get started it's hard to stop. Here are 8 unique ideas to inspire you to make your own:
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The perfect DIY summer party decoration! This do-it-yourself drink umbrella wreath is a super-fast, super-cute, and super-inexpensive craft. Stephanie Richter from Anna and Blue Paperie came up with the idea, and it would make a great project for luaus and summer barbecues. Have fun!Read More »from Made in the Shade: Create a Festive Wreath with Drink Umbrellas
Polystyrene or Styrofoam wreath
Package of cocktail umbrellas (about 40 per 10-inch wreath; available at hobby, craft, dollar & other stores)
Large sewing needle, or thin knitting needle, or bamboo skewer (optional but helpful)
Ribbon or strip(s) of fabric, with sufficient length and width to cover your wreath (optional)
Pins, staples, hot glue (optional to attach ribbon)
Helpful Tip: Display your wreath indoors, away from sources of humidity, wind, or harsh sunlight. Drink umbrellas are not water, wind, or fade-proof!
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1. Optional: With staples, pins, or hot glue gun, affix one end of
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