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22:00  30 december  2019
22:00  30 december  2019 Source:   harpersbazaar.com

Weight Loss Makeover: Second Shot at Dream Wedding Dress After Losing 185 Lbs

  Weight Loss Makeover: Second Shot at Dream Wedding Dress After Losing 185 Lbs Valerie lost 185 lbs. after weight loss surgery and wanted to redo her wedding. The Rachael Ray Show stepped in and made her dream come true."I have struggled with my weight since I was a little girl," says Valerie, who hails from Hewlett, New York. "I would walk down the block — two blocks and my knees would hurt. And it was difficult for me to sit in a movie theater chair.

We all know leaving your pizza out overnight isn't OK, but truth be told, pizza isn't safe to eat after a couple hours on your countertop even if it's still in the box — and that's the rule of thumb for everything. The United States Department of Agriculture is warning consumers that two hours is the limit on just about all food left out at room temperature.

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Whether you have an at-home snack spread or buffet-style smorgasbord for a crowd, it's important to keep track of how long your food has been out on the table. Throw things away once they hit the two-hour mark because after that, your pasta salad becomes a breeding ground for bacteria waiting to give you a bout of food poisoning.

These Are the Most Popular Engagement Ring Styles of 2019—and They’re Refreshingly Classic

  These Are the Most Popular Engagement Ring Styles of 2019—and They’re Refreshingly Classic The Knot 2019 Jewelry and Engagement Study breaks down the most popular center stones, settings, cuts, and more—here are the hottest ring designs this proposal season.While there will never be a shortage of fresh, new, and unique engagement ring trends every season, what we think of as timeless engagement ring styles are absolutely living up to their name, remaining high on the list of most popular ring designs.

To extend the lifespan of your feast, keep hot food at 140 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer with chafing dishes, slow cookers and warming trays. Cold food should be 40 degrees Fahrenheit or cooler. You can accomplish this by placing dishes over ice or using small serving trays to replenish food from the fridge — but things can turn sour there too. Here’s how to tell whether your ingredients have gone bad.

Let’s say your party is outdoors and it’s a gorgeous sunny day. This is where everything changes: Nothing should sit out for more than one hour. Even then, there are some things you shouldn’t serve in the summertime. No barbecue would be complete without hot dogs, cheeseburgers and fresh fruit, but deviled eggs, macaroni salad and fatty steaks are just a few foods you should never serve at a cookout.

4 top home trends you'll see in 2020, according to Pinterest

  4 top home trends you'll see in 2020, according to Pinterest The home decor experts at Pinterest predict that these will be the top trends in the new year.Want to refresh your place now? Get started with a new coat of paint. According to Pinterest, top paint colors for next year are gray, blue and green, including colors like Behr "Battleship Gray," Sherwin Williams "Naval" and Benjamin Moore "Cushing Green.

Slideshow: 12 surprising germs hand sanitizer won’t kill (Provided by Best Life)

a close up of a box: Hand sanitizer is a daily staple for parents on diaper duty, commuters who hold those rarely-cleaned handle bars on buses and subways, and many other people in between. In fact, according to global information company NPD Group, hand sanitizer sales in the United States shot up 37 percent from 2017 to 2018 alone. And while it's perfectly fine to turn to this bottled product as a last resort, you shouldn't opt for hand sanitizer over washing your hands in the sink if there's clean water and soap available to you.As it turns out, there's a reason why most hand sanitizer companies don't claim to kill 100 percent of germs and bacteria: Because they don't. Keep reading to discover some of the viruses and germs you're leaving on your hands every time you opt for hand sanitizer instead of soap and water. And if you want to avoid falling ill at all costs, check out these 30 Smart Ways to Avoid Getting Sick When You Travel.

The Real Reason Why Wedding Rings Are Worn on the Left Hand .
Here's the history behind why engagement rings and wedding rings are worn on the left hand and why the so-called ring finger is called the ring finger.It turns out, the ring finger became the ring finger a long, long time ago—specifically, during Ancient Egyptian times. It was then that, according to George Monger'sMarriage Customs of the World, people started to believe that there was "a vein or nerve [that] went from this finger to the heart" called the vena amoris (AKA the vein of love).

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