Interestingly, I’ve found that when the scale suddenly showed a loss, greater than expected, it seemed to induce in me a desire to remedy that situation. I’d overeat that day and the next, somehow unraveling any good I’d done previously. Even with all the knowledge and sense in the world, we still become unsensible in the face of our judge and juror, the bathroom scale!



You may arrange to have the party at a reception hall for a fee; or have it in a restaurant’s party room and order their food, and they won’t usually charge for the space.

Case-mate is expanding its Venture Case line to include a design for the iPad 2 as well. Like the version fit for the Galaxy Tab, the iPad 2’s case will cost $49.99 and the cover will slip around to reveal a tablet stand. What is unclear at press is if the iPad 2 Venture Cases will be offered in a variety of colors, like they were for the iPad, or just the leather book sold for the Galaxy Tab.

The first thing to think about when designing the menu is that the menu is the only thing every single customer will notice, touch and remember about the restaurant. Can you remember the tile design in the bathroom of the last restaurant you ate in? What color was the carpeting? What about the menu? Therefore the menu needs as much, if not more, thought as the interior design of the restaurant. As always, cost is a factor. One thing about the restaurant business is that no matter what you are buying there is always the option to spend a little more. Kind of like that coach who taught you that you can always do one more sit up. So picking a menu cover and paper style will be the first of many, many balancing acts with regards to cost vs impact.

Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection is a three disc collection of all the Indiana Jones movies (not counting the last one of course). Each one of these are special edition DVDS. You may be able to find these at a store in your area that sells DVD sets or you can buy it at Amazon online for around $39.99.

Start on the first page with a full menu from Thanksgiving dinner. Blow it up to cover most of the page and list each item in a fancy cursive writing. Call upon someone who knows calligraphy if you can. Add click here of your decorated table with the beautiful the dinner on it.

A leather briefcase or chest. Speaking of wrapping paper, forgo the common box or gift bag by buying her a briefcase or chest to put her wrapped presents in. You can use one (or more) of the suggestions above. Or, if you already have different gifts in mind, this is a unique way to present it all in a way that incorporates the traditional material. It also gives her a great way to store them and any other mementos that the two of you may share. Have your initials carved the old fashioned way (think “sweetheart tree”) in the clasp.