Woman panicked when it started snowing. then her husband said this

One winter morning while listening to the radio, Bob and his wife hear the announcer say, “We are going to have 4-6 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the even numbered side of the street, so the snowplow can get through.”

Bob’s wife goes out and moves her car.

A week later while they are eating breakfast, the radio announcer says, “We are expecting 6-8 inches of snow today. You must park your car on the odd numbered side of the street, so the snowplow can get through.”

Bob’s wife goes out and moves her car again.

The next week they are having breakfast again, when the radio announcer says, “We are expecting 8-10 inches of snow today. You must park…” then the electric power goes out.

Bob’s wife is very upset, and with a worried look on her face she says, “Honey, I don’t know what to do. Which side of the street do I need to park on so the plow can get through?”

With the love and understanding in his voice like all men who are married to blondes exhibit, Bob says, “Why don’t you just leave it in the garage this time?

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Melissa McCarthy Shows Off Her Weight Loss in Stunning New Instagram Photos

Melissa McCarthy is one of the funniest actresses I know—hands down. She’s hilarious in every role she plays and always seems to put a smile on my face. And lately, she’s making the world smile even more, but for a different reason.

If you’ve seen a recent photo of Melissa, have you noticed anything different about her? Hint: It’s not her hairdo or a new wardrobe. It’s her bod—which is totally rockin’.

To preface this, we’d love Melissa at any weight—heck, we always have. It’s so refreshing to know that to make yourself known in Hollywood, you don’t always need to be a size zero. And we love her for that. Her confidence has always exuded, and that’s what’s really important.

But if we may: Holy cow. We barely even recognized this actress when she appeared in a photo shoot promoting her new line in the Melissa McCarthy clothing collection.

She’s been on her weight loss journey for quite a while now, but this shoot really had everyone oohing and aahing. Just take a look below to see for yourself one of the stunning photos!

The 47-year-old star is down around 75 pounds from beginning her weight loss journey. Her secret? Following the ketogenic diet, which puts a limit on your carbohydrate and glucose consumption while upping your fat intake. People who follow the keto diet get about 75 percent of their calories from fat a day, about 20 percent from protein, and the rest is the small amount of carbs. The keto diet works by putting your body into a state where it exclusively burns fat.

This type of diet doesn’t work for everyone (so definitely talk to your doctor or nutritionist if you’re looking to try it), but it has certainly worked in favor for Melissa. She looks freaking amazing—and says she feels better, too! “It may be the best thing I’ve ever done,” Melissa said. “I feel amazing!”

Besides changing up her diet, Melissa also credits her weight loss to an attitude change. “I truly stopped worrying about it,” she said. “I think there’s something to kinda loosening up and not being so nervous and rigid about it that, bizarrely, has worked.”

While Melissa is feeling great and flaunting her new look effortlessly, she does have opinions on how much attention she’s gotten about it. In an interview with Refinery29, she said, “The thing is, if that is the most interesting thing about me, I need to go have a lavender farm in Minnesota and give this up. There has to be something more. There are so many more intriguing things about women than their butt or their this or their that.”

We respect that. So we’re going to end this article about how we started it, and the biggest reason we love this actress so much: her hilarity, wit, and Oscar-worthy performances. We love you Melissa, at any size!

There is one more thing she credits to her weight loss—a “super boring life.” We think the jokester is probably kidding (at least half kidding), but to hear what she has to say on that topic, check out the video below!

Did you notice Melissa’s impressive weight loss? What do you think of it?

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How to make beautiful & unique easter eggs using shaving cream

While the traditional dip-dye packs may be a part of your Easter routine, perhaps it’s time to incorporate something different into your festivities.

There are countless methods for decorating eggs including paint, stickers, and crayons, but you may find this new idea a pleasant surprise! It is easy, cheap, original, and super fun!

All you need for this project is a few hard boiled eggs, neon food coloring, shaving cream, and a straw.

You won’t believe how a few simple and inexpensive ingredients can make such amazing tie-dye-like eggs!

This method is quick and super fun for kids and is a great way to switch it up this Easter.

It only takes a few minutes to set up and make. Definitely worth trying!

What You’ll Need:

VinegarNeon Food ColoringHard Boiled EggsCookie SheetShaving CreamStrawGloves (Optional)

Instructions:1. Fill your cookie sheet with a layer of Shaving Cream.2. Randomly add drops of assorted colored dyes throughout the shaving cream.3. Take the straw and swirl the colors together to achieve a tie-dyed look.4. Gently roll each egg in the shaving cream mixture and let sit for ten to twenty minutes.5. Remove egg from cookie sheet and rise off under tap water. Pat Dry.6. Let dry and admire your beautiful eggs!

How to Marbleize Easter Eggs With This Shaving Cream Hack

The results are so stunning! Get the full how-to: http://ow.ly/cwB630iIyD8Note: If you plan to eat the eggs, simply substitute whipped cream for the shaving cream.

Gepostet von Made by Me am Sonntag, 4. März 2018

It is as simple as that. You will love this new method of dying eggs!

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Woman saves wingless bumblebee and their friendship creates buzz on the internet

Last spring Fiona Presly, a library assistant from Inverness, Scottish Highlands came across a surprising phenomenon she would never forget. While taking care of her garden she spotted a bumblebee queen crawling around. What surprised her the most was that the animal had no wings, as it turns out the bumblebee may have suffered from a virus which had caused problems in wing development. The insect had very slim chances of survival but this kind-hearted woman came to the rescue.

Fiona created an enclosed mini garden for the helpless animal and treated her to some sugar water. Soon enough the beautiful friendship unfolded between them. Every time Fiona would stop by the garden her tiny new friend would emerge to greet her. The bee cuddled with the woman and seemed to light up when Fiona was holding the insect in her arms.

The earth bumblebees have an average lifespan of only 18 weeks but Presly was taking care of her new friend so well that she outlived her counterparts. Sadly, the friendship couldn’t last forever since the bee eventually passed away, leaving a beautiful memory to her rescuer.

The unlikely friendship was formed between a kind-hearted woman and a wingless bumblebee

While working in her garden the woman encountered the wingless bumblebee

The bumblebee was affected by the virus known to cause problems in wing development

The woman made a beautiful enclosed mini garden for Bee

The bumblebee loved to be held in Fiona’s hands

Presly brought tiny cups of sugar water to her new pet every day

Fiona protected the insect from heavy rain by taking her indoors

The earth bumblebees have an average lifespan of only 18 weeks but this bumblebee managed to surpass it and live much longer

Fiona is probably the first person to have kept a bumblebee as a pet

The bond between Fiona and the bumblebee proves that humans can form connections with insects too

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Woman driving along finds someone unusual stuck in the snow

Raelene Prieb was on her way home from work this week when she spotted something rather unusual.

There, on the snowy roadway in Saskatchewan, Canada, was a portly porcupine who was clearly having some problems.


Somehow, the spiky fella had gotten himself all topsy-turvy — and now his little feet were kicking as he struggled to right himself. Prieb was concerned.

“I stopped to watch and see if he could get up,” she told The Dodo. “Once I realized he couldn’t, I got out to help him.”

Armed with a snow-brush/ice scraper, Prieb gently assisted the porcupine in flipping back over, offering some reassuring words in the process. Moments later, it became obvious how he’d gotten himself into that predicament in the first place, though Prieb helped him over that problem, too.

Here’s video she took of the charming rescue.

Had a Lorne Greene Wilderness moment on the way home from work today….

Posted by Raelene Prieb on Montag, 19. März 2018

Disaster averted, the porcupine then continued on his way like it was really no big deal.

Still, Prieb stopped by the spot the next day just to be sure all was well, finding just footprints and a few trees he’d nibbled the bark off of. One can work up quite an appetite being stuck in the snow.

«I’m assuming he moved on across the field to the larger forested area,» Prieb said.


All in all, Prieb was just glad she was able to lend a hand.

«It felt amazing to just experience this creature so close and personal,» she said. «And who wouldn’t help him get on his way!»

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11 traits of a quality woman

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring ~that she lovingly gives; the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

There are good women everywhere, but this isn’t always apparent when we’re in the dating phase. In fact, dating one woman after another can lead someone to believe that quality women are few and far between. (The same can be said for dating men as well.)

If you’re “on the market,” it’s likely that you’ll meet and interact with all different types of women – and most of them are good-hearted. Sure, a few bad eggs will rear their not-so-lovely heads, and this too often leads to stereotyping. Intelligent as human beings are, many of us are rather clueless about the opposite sex.

In this article, we focus on some of the common traits of quality women. We hope that the content is entertaining and insightful; perhaps even useful.

HERE ARE 11 COMMON TRAITS QUALITY WOMEN SHARE:
1. SHE TAKES CARE OF HERSELF
A woman who takes pride in her herself garners immediate attention and respect. She’s responsible and accountable for what she does and doesn’t do and refrains from undeservedly blaming anyone for anything. This kind of woman is reliable, hard-working, and confident.

2. SHE’S COMFORTABLE IN HER OWN SKIN
That sort of woman knows her own self-worth and has the confidence to back it up. Though she may be insecure at times (she’s only human), she’s able to look into the mirror with pride. This woman is also intelligent enough to realize that her opinion about her appearance is the one that matters.

3. SHE HAS A STRONG SENSE OF INDEPENDENCE
In other words, she doesn’t NEED you – and this is a positive thing. An independent woman isn’t reliant on anybody for her personal needs. She hasn’t fallen for you just so that you could provide for her financial, mental or physical necessities. The woman has entered the relationship as an equal partner – and is willing to shoulder the burden at any time if need be.

4. SHE ISN’T SELF-ABSORBED OR SELF-CENTERED
Of course, a quality woman is not self-absorbed or self-centered. Quite the opposite, actually – she often gives more than she takes and puts others before herself. In a relationship, this woman’s selflessness is evident. She wants love, honesty, and respect for you.

5. SHE’S NOT INTERESTED IN DRAMA
Theatrics do not interest a quality woman – something that reinforces her high level of maturity. This woman will not play childish games, escalate a conflict, or seek to make you jealous. It’s not an understatement that she probably despises unnecessary drama as much (if not more than) you do.

6. SHE INSPIRES YOU TO BE THE BEST VERSION OF YOURSELF
A quality woman knows what you’re capable of becoming, and will encourage this without making a fuss about it. She desires you to reach your full potential because she both loves and respects you and your abilities.

7. SHE IS LEVEL-HEADED ABOUT CONFLICT
As a refined, mature, and intelligent woman, she understands the inevitability of occasional conflict. Something that separates a quality woman from the rest is that she remains logical and poised about the situation. She encourages and anticipates an amicable solution to whatever conflict may surface.

8. SHE’S OPINIONATED AND OPEN-MINDED
She is not afraid to make her opinions known and stick to her guns. She also possesses the knowledge to articulate her beliefs. Perhaps most important, she is tolerant of others and actively listens to what they have to say. In the context of a relationship, her opinionated yet open-minded outlook means she doesn’t require validation; nor does she expect you to appease her.

9. SHE’S REAL WHEN IT COMES TO INTIMACY
Quite simply, a high character woman isn’t bashful about intimacy. You’ll know when she’s ready for the next step, and she isn’t shy about stating what she is and isn’t comfortable with. A quality woman approaches intimacy as she does with many other things: with collectedness and maturity.

10. SHE ALWAYS SEEMS TO LEAVE A POSITIVE IMPRESSION
As mentioned, a quality woman possesses great character. She’s confident, smart, open, honest, and loyal. For these reasons and others, she never ceases to leave a good impression on people. Odds are most – if not all – of your family and friends admires and respects her.

11. YOU FEEL EXTREMELY FORTUNATE TO HAVE HER!
But of course! Why wouldn’t you feel lucky to have a woman with such qualities? You should also feel a bit of pride because a woman of this status wouldn’t date someone who didn’t “measure up.” If she’s willing to share the rest of her life with you, count your blessings.

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Grandmother searches shelter to find a dog that really deserves to be rescued, this is what happened…

When you talk about rescuing a dog, then to most people that means actually rescuing a dog from the rescue centre, not just only looking for a cute puppy.

A dedicated dog rescuer looks for a dog in need of rescuing!

Now, that’s how Melani Andrews and a dog called Jake became forever companions, she went to Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter looking to find a dog to adopt that no one else would adopt.

The shelter said, on their Facebook page:

“This kind woman walked into our shelter and asked who the oldest, hardest to adopt dog was”


Melani really wanted to help a dog, but really she needed help too! The dog in need she was looking for was to hopefully also help her as a companion to help her through hard times and lonely moments.

The Grandmother of 72 had lost her husband shortly before she also lost her Staffordshire terrier, the 72-year-0ld grandmother lost her husband then her Staffordshire terrier who was a great comfort to her after she lost her husband.

Melani Said:

“I was feeling down and a little depressed,”

“My grandkids came over one night, and they said, ‘Grandma, you need somebody to keep you company. You can’t just sit around here all by yourself.”

When she got to the animal shelter she was shown Jake.

“Jake has been with us for a long time, is a senior and has cancer in addition to skin problems,” the shelter wrote on Facebook. “He was getting passed up time and time again. But Melani came to the shelter not just to find a great dog, but to save a life and give unconditional love to a dog in need.”


She wasn’t bothered at all about veterinary bills for Jake, even though he was a 12 years aging dog with terminal skin cancer, was deaf and partially blind.

After all this Melani still wanted to shower this dog in need with love.

Melani said:

“Jake’s two friends ignored me, but Jake perked up and started howling,”

“So I said, ‘It looks like he wants to go, and I’ll take him.’”

So had decided to give Jake an awesome good life, during his final weeks after taking him home, and Jake really settled into his new home quickly, he was so happy there!


The shelter said:

“As you can see, it’s a match made in heaven,”

“Every day I laugh a little bit more,” Andrews said. “It’s not so lonesome. I think [Jake] knows that I love him because he’ll come over to me and he’ll rub up against me and ask me to rub his backside. And then he’ll nose me with his nose. And a dog that doesn’t know somebody loves him wouldn’t be doing anything like that.”

This is a definite case of who actually rescued who, but above all we’re glad that these two found each other.

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5 secrets to waking up early (even if you aren’t a morning person)

You know that feeling when your alarm goes off, and you dread getting up, wishing you could hit the snooze button for the rest of the day? If you wake up groggy and feel like you’re walking in molasses for the first few hours of your day, it can put you in a funk that’s hard to get out of. Here are five secrets to waking up early.

Have a bedtime train
The key to waking up early is … going to bed early. It’s not rocket science, and yet this can be so hard to put into practice. Whether you stay up late, binge-watching a show on Netflix or doing work on your computer, you’re doing yourself a disservice if you continually turn off the lights light past 10 p.m. Every hour of sleep you get before midnight replenishes your body significantly more. Treat your bedtime like a train that leaves the station at a set time, and you can’t afford to miss it!

 

Train your mind for deep sleep
If you’re lying in bed at night, with your mind racing – thinking of all the things you have to get done the next day (or all the things you didn’t get done that day) – it’s hard to relax and fall asleep. Instead, train your brain to relax at night for a continuous sleep. Using guided meditations or even hypnosis to access deep relaxation can be tremendously beneficial. Here’s a deep sleep meditation that you can use to fall asleep or to get back into a deeply relaxed state if you wake up in the middle of the night.

No screens before bed
There are various neurochemicals in your brain and body that determine the quality of your sleep, the most important of which is melatonin. Reducing screen time before bed is one of the best ways to start relaxing your mind and body. Your iPad, computer, television and any other screen emit high levels of blue light rays. This blue light suppresses your pineal gland, thereby lowering the production of melatonin. Turn off ALL screens at least one hour before bedtime to optimize your sleep.

Get your gear
A key factor in how human sleep is regulated is exposure to light or to darkness. Your body will get to sleep faster and wake up feeling more rested if you keep your room dark at night. If blackout curtains aren’t an option, get yourself a sleep mask to improve the quality of your sleep and enhance melatonin production. Ear plugs can also support you in having a more restful sleep.

Combat adrenal fatigue
Cortisol, the main stress hormone, plays an incredibly important role when it comes to waking up early and getting enough rest. Your cortisol should be at its highest in the morning when you first wake up and gradually decrease throughout the day until it reaches its lowest levels late at night when you go to bed. If you’re slow to wake up and often groggy in the morning or have a hard time winding down at night, you may want to get your cortisol levels and adrenal glands tested by a naturopath. A cortisol or adrenal imbalance is often the culprit, and once you get these levels back to normal, your sleep patterns can change dramatically.

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She gave the repairman some advice but when he didn’t follow them. Oh dear

Laura’s dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman. Since she had to go to work the next day, she told the repairman, “I’ll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I’ll mail you a check.

“Oh, by the way, don’t worry about my bulldog, Bob. He won’t bother you. But, whatever you do, do NOT, under ANY circumstances, talk to my parrot! I repeat, do not talk to my parrot!”

When the repairman arrived at Laura’s apartment the following day, he discovered the biggest, meanest looking bulldog he has ever seen. But, just as she had said, the dog just lay there on the carpet watching the repairman go about his work.

The parrot, however, drove him nuts the whole time with his incessant yelling, cursing and name-calling. Finally the repairman couldn’t contain himself any longer and yelled, “Shut up, you stupid, ugly bird!”

To which the parrot replied, “Get him, Bob!”

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This lunchlady was suspicious of the student in the tuxedo, and then he tapped her on the shoulder

A cafeteria worker at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno, Nevada was shocked when she went into school one day. She was overcome with emotion when the students surprised her as part of the “Dude. Be Nice” project. The “Dude. Be Nice” project came to the high school and inspired a group of students to do something kind for another person and they chose “Lunch Lady Lynn” to be on the receiving end of their kindness.

Lynn, who is well loved by the students, had no idea that they had been plotting to surprise her with her favorite meal and a Southwest gift card so she could fly home and see her ailing mother.

“She’s the perfect person for this,” one student said. “She’s just like a friend to all of us.”

“She doesn’t even know how much we care about her so it’s important we let her know,” another student said.

The students lined up in the hallway near the cash register that Lynn was working at, and they got ready to present their favorite lunch lady with gifts. All of the students were wearing the Dude.Be Nice shirts while carrying roses, except one boy who was dressed in a tux and was responsible for getting Lynn to stop working and sit down with them for a moment.

“On behalf of the Bishop Monogue students, we want to thank you for everything you’ve done for our school and for making us smile every day,” the boy in the tux said to her as the rest of the students started singing “Be Our Guest” while they brought her to a table and donned it with a white cloth.

Each one of the students presented her with a rose in the vases that were set up on the table and then she was served a large platter of BBQ food, which is her favorite, since she grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. By this point, Lynn was in tears and had a nonstop grin on her face. The students then started chanting “we love Lynn,” as they gathered around her. The leader of the Dude. Be Nice project presented Lynn with the Southwest gift card.

Lynn was clearly floored and shared a smile that was infectious. All the students joined her for the meal and shared kind words about the lunch lady that they love.

Commenters shared their thoughts on the heartfelt gesture…

“Nice to see good people being acknowledged. Pay it forward & spread the love!!!”

“Words can’t describe how much feelings she had felt at that moment. This is a great way to spread positivity and joy into one’s life for it is they who gave you a positive and possibly a better day when you were down.”

“If anyone ever was in the slightest doubt about the potential for our youth to spread love and arrest the onslaught of the pervasive cancerous thing called hate in all societies, this video should allay those doubts. Our world desperately needs this positive reinforcement. Thank you so much Dudebenice.”

The Dude. Be Nice project features a different high school for each of their schemes and they teach students about the importance of kindness.

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