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OOAK Fashion Doll clothes means " ONE of a Kind" and pertains to unique designs and hand
made, hand beaded, hand crafted doll fashions for 16" Fashion Dolls such as  Robert Tonner's
Tyler Wentworth , Sydney Chase & friends.
At first glance, one wonders at the relationship between selling High End Skin care,
Perfumes and Ojon Hair products  
AND handmade, hand beaded, unique fashion doll clothes
and accessories such as purses and Swarovski crystal jewelry. The common thread is
BEAUTY
, at a good, discounted price !
Good Deal Beauty carries an amazing selection of both High End skin care ( La Mer, La
Prairie, Natura Bisse, Darphin, Sisley, Orlane, Cle de Peau, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier,
Dior, Chanel, Awake, Bliss, Chantecaille  and MORE),
Perfumes ( Hermes, La Prairie, Jo
Malone, Thierry Mugler, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, & more)
Hair products ( Ojon,
Frederic Fekkai, Phyto, Molton Brown, etc) PLUS we sell beautiful one of a kind, unique design,
hand made, hand beaded fashion doll clothes, each one is a labour of LOVE  and wonderful
craftsmanship, as well as selling a selection of dolls, for doll collectors.
Check us out @ http://www.gooddealbeauty.com
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Dating Advice ( applicable to either him OR her !)
I have a friend with a big problem, a guy who needs good dating advice badly. All the women he dates are dysfunctional, and he can't figure out why. Actually, most of the women he dates aren't merely dysfunctional, they're psychotic.

In fact, when came to me for some dating advice, he told a story about the last woman he dated, how she literally stalked him for three months after their relationship ended, one day calling him a "Nazi," the next calling him the sweetest guy on earth. It got so bad he decided to sell his house and move out of state. No joke, this is a true story.

However, this is NOT the first woman like this he's dated. In fact, most women he's dated are like this. Now, you might think this guy is bad looking and broke, a complete loser who just can't "do any better." The truth, though is this: the guy's 6'2", in good shape, could pose for GQ, and does very well financially. And, he can be a fun, witty guy to hang out with. Why then, did this guy come to me for dating advice?

There are actually several answers to this question (and we don't have time to cover all of them today), but many of them have to do with what's called "map/model of the world," both his and theirs. We'll talk about his in a later episode-for now, just realize your outer world is a reflection of your inner world. Obviously he's got some work to do on his inner world, and he is taking my dating advice seriously, but for now let's talk about map/model of the women he dates.

Just what is "map/model" of the world, and how will this help your dating? It's simply how each individual human being views the world-the sum total of our internal representations. Let me give you an example that will clarify this. Let's say you and I are listening to the radio and a particular song comes on. You hate it, but I like it. Why? Because we both have different maps/models of the world. Although the "input" (in this case the song) was exactly the same, the "output" (our reaction to the song) was different. Our "maps" create the differing output. How we view the world is different. How each man responds to my dating advice is different.

When you're screening women to see if they're worth spending time with, you want to uncover as much of their map/model of the world as possible. Why? Because how they've behaved in the past (based on their map/model of the world) is how they will behave in the future. And if the past behavior they've exhibited is bad, their future behavior will be worse. (Take my dating advice on this one!)

When my friend told me during this dating advice session about his experience with this "crazy woman" I asked how they met, what she said to him. It took me 15 minutes of listening to him for me to determine, simply based on what she said to him, that she was a "nonstarter", someone I would NEVER start a dating relationship with. Why? Because she'd described several instances of psychotic/stalking behavior in past relationships. But, since he wasn't actively uncovering her map/model of the world, and making decisions based on it, he got into a horrible relationship. I would have avoided dating her completely.

So just how do you uncover a woman's map? By asking, "elicitation questions" and actively listening. You want to look for common patterns of behavior that reoccur in her past relationships. Awhile back I met a woman online and we met at Town Lake here in Austin for a walk. As we walked, I simply asked her about her online dating experiences. Over and over she said, "oh he kept following me, but he was a loser." Then I asked her about her relationships, and she kept talking about how guys "cheated on her all the time." How did she know they were cheating, I asked? Well, she said, because I would drive by their houses, and strange cars would be in the driveway. My dating advice to anyone who exhibits this attitude is... don't walk, run!

Now, if I'd pursued ANY type of dating relationship with this woman, what do you think the outcome would have been? She would have driven by my house, looking for "strange cars" and then she would have accused me of "cheating." And then she would have come to my place of work at odd hours to "confront me." Why? Because that's what she did with all the guys who "cheated on her."
Obviously I never met with her again, even though she was cute. But many guys not heeding this very important nugget of dating advice would have, because they were paying attention to looks, not uncovering her map or model of the world. And the next six months of their lives would have been HELL.
Listening for map/model of the world is a valuable skill to develop, and some of the best dating advice I can give anyone. You will find that uncovering someone's map of the world will save you much frustration. . So… I've got some homework for you guys. As you go throughout your day tomorrow, actively listen for other people's maps. Get them to tell you stories, and listen for recurring patterns of behavior, both good and bad. Develop this skill, and utilize it, and you'll be able to avoid a lot of heartache, and enjoy a lot of pleasure.
Jo Malone Gift sets
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Jo MALONE is the daughter of London's skincare guru Aileen Malone. Learning the
business at her mother's side, Jo Malone went on to establish her own  successful beauty
salon, skincare range and fragrance line.
The majority of Jo Malone's fragrances focus a spotlight on a particular, or at most two
ingredients. This allows unlimited flexibility in combining and layering fragrances for the
experimentally minded. Each fragrance is meant to bring out the best of each theme and
this dedication to capturing the essence of time, place, and memory makes Jo Malone
colognes wonderfully playful and interesting.
Many "stars" wear combinations of her scents , including Madonna & Gwyneth Paltrow !
All About your backyard !
Bird feeding in your Garden Yard. The weary travelers will get a drink from a bird pond in your back yard. Ways to create an ecologically pleasant garden. Chemical free pond maintanence supplies. Nice things for your Garden Yard. by Rich Radley http://www.gooddealstreet.com
Ever wonder about Amélie's Garden gnome?

Copyright Jan Money 2005

Welcomed by a garden gnome people often grimace in horror and mutter some displeasure and are left wondering how anyone could have one of those in their back garden. We are also told (from people in the know) that there are approaching four million of them in southern Germany and if you know where to look there’s quite a few in the US also.

Well, it doesn’t surprise me about the Germans, since the first gnomes graced us with their appearance about 160 years ago. The first recorded appearance was in the UK about 1840 in Lamppost Hall. According to local myths gnomes are very lucky. It is documented in the 1870’s that manufacture began on a large scale. Apparently, they are meant to help around the house and garden, and in more isolated areas were meant to guard over produce and livestock.

Eventually, European gnome creators became experts and masters of their work. During the most popular period a gnome factory in Grebe, Germany, produced over 300 different characters.
In 1989, after the collapse of the iron curtain, savvy businessmen entered the market in the Czech Republic and started to produce cheap imitations of the original characters. At first, they were stopped from entering Germany by a law; customs officers confiscate those gnomes who were infringing copyright laws.
Unfortunately, it is all now all quite slack on the German border. The grandson of the founder, Reinhardt Grebe, now has just one workshop and the gnome museum.

The first gnomes were always characterised as gardeners carrying out daily country tasks, but this grew to fishermen, sportsmen, musicians and many more. Then, they started to model ones from people still living out of clay or stoneware.

In North Devon, in the southwest of England, there is a gnome reserve. There are over one thousand pixies and gnomes in the four-acre reserve. Gnome fishing equipment and hats are given out so the gnomes feel at ease.

There are others that have a very different opinion about them. FreeTheGnomes.com provides Garden Gnome Liberation information and urges people to take action. They proclaim, “ Thousands of gnomes are enslaved across America. For too long we have let are neighbours usurp the rights of these gentle woodland creatures. Join the boycott. Organise a picket demonstration. Write to congress. Free a gnome. We’ll show you how.”

Some groups have even crossed to the wrong side of the law. In April 2000, the Garden Gnome Liberation Front, in a nighttime raid on a Paris convention, stole 20 gnomes.

By the way, if you’re thinking of selling your home, a study made in 2003 concluded that a gnome in your front garden would lower the price of your house by about £400. L

For more info:
A house is not a home without a gnome.


Jan Money is from Poole in the United Kingdom and has been writing gardening articles since 2005.

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BESTBEER.CO.UK is the best place on the web in all Suffolk (East Anglia, UK) for imported bottle conditioned Belgian Beers (Trappist beers, Abbey beers, Strong ales, Pilsener ...), Belgium Brewery gift packs, Belgian beer glasses, great bottle conditioned English real ale from local brewers (St Peter's brewery, Oulton Ale brewery ...), gift basket and hampers, and many more ...

BESTBEER.CO.UK is also a nice wine shop with some of the finest wines and vintage champagne in the world, you will also find spirits and liqueurs, homebrewing & winemaking kits, real ales, Belgian chocolate, wide range of sweets from HARIBO in our candy store and many more... all these at unbeatable prices and delivered straight to your door anywhere in UK.

BESTBEER.CO.UK is a specialist in the import of real Belgian ales, english beers, homebrewing & winemaking kits, fine wines from around the world, whisky, brandy, schnapps, tequilla, and all sorts of alcoholic drinks as well as Belgian chocolate, Haribo sweet candies, brewery gift packs, beer glasses, and homemade gift hampers & baskets. We have a wide selection of products on hand at any time in order to satisfy any of your beer, wine, spirit, and all your drinking needs and we do mail order all over the UK. We deal with the general public and have one of the largest selections in Suffolk of fine imported Belgian ales, English beers, wines, spirits & liqueurs, homebrewing & winemaking kits ...
Why not START someone who loves nice
clothes on Fashion Doll collecting ?
This is an original ONE of a KIND, DRESSED  doll : a Robert Tonner  "Tyler Wentworth Signature Style Brunette ( Mink)  AR Doll " . This  16" fashion doll will come to you wearing an OOAK gown which has Hundreds of HANDBEADED Swarovski crystals + hematite & Delicas + sequins all over the ample black satin skirt! ! As with most 16" fashion Tonner dolls she has a beautifully painted face and is articulated at the knees, hips, arms, & elbows and is made of sturdy porcelain-look vinyl !

This beautiful brunette Signature style doll is  wearing a 6 piece OOAK outfit which includes a dress, petticoat, purse, shoes, earrings & necklace.She will come to you boxed, ready for gift giving.The fully hand stitched gown is made of both red Chinese Brocade ( with dragons embroidered) as well as black satin . The bodice is fully lined (to avoid staining) and underneath the skirt is a black & white ( waistband) tulle crinoline.She is also sporting  a pretty handmade, co-ordinated evening purse, ( adorned with a red Swarovski crystal) as well as a pair of genuine Swarovski red/black crystal earrings and matching choker necklace. You will additionally receive  a pair of red/black  Kingstate mules along with a Tyler Wentworth 2pc lucite stand and the Tonner hangtag, along with my OOAK certificate.

She is "Empress of Asia" an original One of a kind doll. She will come in her original Tonner box . Of note, the doll is new and has received a manicure in a pale pink colour, as well as a new hairdo ( braid) in which a string of red  beads have been twined.

Your price ( GifOoakEmpress23 )...........................$ 189.99

Practical steps to falling in Love
We are meant to live a life of love. However, no matter how successful some are in other aspects of their lives, they don’t feel it’s possible to have the same success in love. They tell themselves to “be realistic.”

Being realistic about relationships” is considered natural as we “grow up” and give up the fantasies, foolishness and dreams of childhood. But nothing could be further from natural. Being in love is the most mature and realistic thing you can do. It energizes your life, fills you with positivity, creates generosity and makes every moment beautiful. The body heals the heart is happy. The real question is, why aren’t we in love all the time? How can we learn to fall in love with all of life?

Here are some ways to answer that question and turn your life upside down. You will learn how to clear away weeds in your garden and then realize “the entry point is right where you are.”

1)THE ONE RIGHT BESIDES YOU

Most of the time we are searching and searching for the right person. Now it is time to stop running around seeking what is right in front of our eyes.
Look at a person who is close to you right now – anyone it happens to be. Notice the ways in which you push him away. Stop doing that. Allow the two of you to be together in whatever way you are. Let all of it be fine just as it is.

Do the same thing tomorrow with someone else. We dismiss so many people who are in our worlds, while waiting for the “right one” to appear. The more we can be “right” with everyone, the more we can open up to what is being offered now, the fuller and more joyous our lives will be.

2)PLAYING AT LOVE

So many complain that they are not loved. The reason for this can be quite simple. They are so busy playing roles and games that the partner never gets to know who they really are. Notice what roles (or games) you play in relationships, and what roles you demand of others as well. See if you are in love with the person, or with the role he is playing right now. Why not let the roles go and simply be who you are. Who we are is always loveable and beautiful. It’s the roles that get in the way.

3)LETTING HIM COME AND LETTING HIM GO

One great obstacle in living a life of love is the tendency to hold on. We grasp and cling to each, preventing the freedom of love from arising on its own.

When someone comes into your life (or day) practice letting him come. Welcome the person – whoever he is. Enjoy what it is he brings.

When it is time for a person to go away, practice letting him go. Do not turn the person’s leaving into an experience of rejection, loss or abandonment. Realize that his leaving has nothing to do with you. It is simply time for him to go.
Do this with yourself as well. Let yourself come and go freely in life, not tying yourself in unnecessary chains. The more we free others and ourselves, the more easily we fall in love.

4)PUTTING YOUR BAGGAGE DOWN

Many feel that love is not possible unless all their demands are met. They can be quite amazed to discover that these demands don’t lead to happiness. They just may be obstacles to falling in love.

Take a look at what you feel is absolutely necessary in relationships. Now look at it again. Realize this is baggage you are carrying that may be keeping all kinds of people and possibilities away. Not only that – this baggage can be making you fearful and rigid, not open to what is available for you.

Let one of these demands subside. At first let it go for just one day and see how it feels to be without it. (Remember you can always take it back again). Now try another day. As we do this many times, we may find that that which we thought was crucial for our lives was really getting in the way. The more we do this the more light and happy we will feel. Not only that, but all kinds of new people, possibilities and situations we never noticed will start coming onto our path. We have made room for them by putting our baggage down.

5)GIVING GIFTS

Giving and receiving are the essence of relationships. To open up to falling in love, it is important to sart giving naturally. What gifts do you give others in relationships? Take a few moments and also see what you hope to receive in return. Now find something new you can give to somebody. Give it. Do this everyday. Do it with all kinds of different people, without great fanfare and without expecting something in return.

Then each day take a moment to find out what kind of gift you would like today. (Can be simple – a walk in the park, new lipstick, time with someone you care for.) Now give this to yourself each day. Although this exercise is simple, it is extremely powerful. When you give, remember not to look for anything in return By living with this open, generous mind, all kinds of other gifts come to you naturally.

6)MAKING FRIENDS WITH YOURSELF

Many say they are lonely, even with a partner at their side. This is simply because they have not yet made friends with themselves. Once they make friends with themselves and are able to be who they are, it is impossible to be lonely anymore.

Make friends with yourself. Spend time noticing who you are. Accept all parts of yourself. Stop judging and rejecting what is going on inside. Be still and look within. Pay attention to your breath and just notice what is going on. Let it be. Accept it, and return to the breathing. Understand that breath by breath, you are perfect just as you are. Choose to have relationships with those who want and appreciate just what you are.

Cc/author/2005

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OOAK Fashion Doll clothes means " ONE of a Kind" and pertains to unique designs and hand made, hand beaded, hand crafted Doll Fashions for 16" Fashion Dolls such as Robert Tonner's Tyler Wentworth, Sydney Chase & friends.

At first glance, one wonders at the relationship between selling High End Skin care, Perfumes, Gifts and Ojon Hair products AND handmade, hand beaded, unique fashion doll clothes and accessories such as purses and Swarovski crystal jewelry. The common thread is BEAUTY , at a good ( discounted) price !

Good Deal Beauty carries an amazing selection of both High End skincare ( La Mer, La Prairie, Natura Bisse, Darphin, Sisley, Orlane, Cle de Peau, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Dior, Chanel, Awake and MORE) Perfumes ( Hermes, La Prairie, Jo Malone, Thierry Mugler, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, & more) Hair products ( Ojon, Frederic Fekkai, Phyto, Molton Brown, etc) PLUS we handmake & sell BEAUTIFUL one of a kind, UNIQUE design, hand made, hand beaded fashion doll clothes, each one is a labour of LOVE  and wonderful craftsmanship, as well as selling a selection of dolls, for fashion doll collectors.

Check us out @ http://www.gooddealbeauty.com

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