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How to Paint an Ombre Canvas

If DIY wall art seems intimidating, try out an ombre canvas painting instead! This project is quick and easy, and lets you tap into your creative side without too much pressure. Prepare your space and supplies, then apply paint to your canvas in even, straight strokes that gradually grows lighter or darker. You can either blend while you paint or afterward with a wet brush. Let your paint dry and then add some spray varnish to seal your masterpiece!

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How to Buy Tires

If you’ve never done it before, picking out tires may seem just as complicated as buying an entirely new car. However, the process is actually incredibly simple and requires just a bit of knowledge about what tires your car takes, where you can purchase them from, and what tire features you should look for.


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How to Carbo Load

Carbo loading is not a free-for-all diet plan, but a targeted approach to maximize your body’s potential. Boosting your carbohydrate intake over the course of 3-4 days before an endurance activity, like a marathon, provides extra fuel for your body to compete. Combining this dietary change with scaling down your activity level may lead to improved performance.[1]

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How to Register a Child for School

Whether you’re enrolling your child in school for the first time or switching schools after a recent move, the registration process is simple. Head down to the central registration office for your school district and complete the necessary registration forms. You’ll need to bring a few important documents along with you, including proof of your child’s age, residence, immunization status, and education records. Once the school system has copies of these documents on file, your child will be officially admitted and will be able to attend school within 5 business days.

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The Sneaky Reason Disney Animators Gave Ariel the Mermaid Red Hair

Let’s play some word association. If you grew up in the ’90s, when you think “mermaid,” you probably think of Ariel. And when you think of Ariel, you probably think red hair. (And when you think about red hair, you probably think about brushing it with a fork.) The Little Mermaid is considered a classic by both millennials and Gen Zers alike, but the titular…

How to Dress a Newborn for Sleep in the Summer

You certainly don’t want a newborn to be cold. On the other hand, you don’t want the baby to be overdressed and get too hot. Since there’s a link between heat stress and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), this is really something to pay attention to.[1] In the summer, this risk may be higher. Dress your newborn in lightweight clothing and keep blankets and other items out of its crib. Take care to keep the room temperature comfortable as well, and you’ll help …
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