Singing Tips and Techniques – Drop Your Adam’s Apple and Extend Your High Singing Range

The “Adam’s Apple” is the container of the vocal cords. When we swallow it moves up to the top of the throat in order to help keep food or liquid from going into the lungs. When we yawn it drops down low in the throat. These are natural reflexes, but a high (swallowing) larynx (Adam’s Apple) definitely works against good singing. When it rises it reduces the space between the vibrating cords and the top of the throat, greatly affecting quality and the bright harmonics of the sound. If the larynx rises (a natural reflex) as we sing high notes our sound becomes pinched, and the high range is severely limited. In short, if you want to become a good singer you MUST train the larynx to stay low in the throat.

I use the term “train” because most of us can’t just think the larynx up and down, like moving fingers or toes. We have to train it to do something it really doesn’t want to do.

The first thing you can do to get the cords to lower for singing is to inhale, feeling like you’re starting to yawn. This type of inhalation is sometimes called “inhaling with a feeling of astonishment.” (You just saw the Grand Canyon for the first time, and you take that big open breath, amazed by the beauty.) This lowers the Adams Apple and prepares you for good singing.

When you are singing, always inhale this way. then – once your throat is open and your vocal cords are low in the throat, pay special attention to keeping them that way as you continue to sing. At first you will have to stay very aware of this, but as you do it more and more your muscle memory will learn, and you won’t have to think about it.

Training the larynx to stay low is very high on the list of “to-learns.” and must be practiced often. I’ve recorded some terrific exercises on my THE SINGER’S BIBLE which are specifically designed to train the larynx to stay low.

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Apple Watch Review

At the beginning of the year, Apple attempted to fully open the gates and put the smartwatch into the must-have zone, therefore actually generating significant interest towards this new device.

While Pebble is all about functionality and simplicity, the Apple Watch feels a lot more friendlier and it attempts to engage people, not just be a passive gadget that you remember about it only when checking time or emails.

But did it actually manage this, is the Apple Watch worth buying? Yes and no. Smartwatches can be the future of smartphones and Apple Watch does have a lot of interesting features that do give us a glimpse into the things that may come.

Besides this, it works like a wonder right now, especially thanks to its updated software. So if you like a gadget that monitors you heart rate, tracks your steps, you can play music wireless, send people animated emoji, dictate messages, view notifications, send your heartbeat to your loved-ones and more, then you will appreciate owning an Apple Watch.

It helps you to look at your phone less, while keeping you connected, but don’t forget, it’s not a standalone device. In order to enjoy all of its functions you need to have it connected to an iPhone (you need to be at a range of around 30 feet of your phone or you can connect through the WiFi to further extend the range).

Now let’s get a more in depth view of what the Apple Watch has to offer!

Design

The Apple Watch is without a doubt an attractive watch, featuring a discreet and elegant look, with clean lines and a curved glass that unites with the curved metal. Yes, you won’t find a single sharp edge.

The case is made from stainless steel (also rose gold or aluminium) and it’s rather thick, but because it curves inwards, it looks thinner than it actually is. Most smartwatches are plagued by this issue and unfortunately, right now, we have to accept that the smartwatch technology hasn’t evolved as much as we would like yet.

Still, the Apple Watch feels reasonably balanced (weighing 1.5 pounds and measuring 0.4×1.4×1.6 or 0.4×1.3×1.5 inches) and if you wore a watch before, you most likely won’t feel that the thickness is much of a compromise. The watch comes into two variants, a one inch and a half and a 1.3 inches case. This differentiation has been made in order to please both males and females, but the bigger one does have better battery life.

On the right side of the Watch you’ll find the Digital Crown and a button which you can use to show or hide friends, access Apple Pay with a double click and turn the watch ON or Off.

At the base of the watch you can find the heart rate sensor and the magnetic inductive charging system (Qi compliant). There’s also a tiny speaker and microphone on the left of the Watch for calling, but you will barely notice them.

Yes, the Apple Watch may be better looking than most smartwatches on the market, but it does cost a lot more.

Our Apple Watch came with three straps, a Black Sport Band, the Milanese Loop and the Leather Loop. The sport band is very comfortable, but similar to other plastic bands on other smartwatches and it has a unique clasp mechanism that you’ll get used to in not time.

The Milanese Loop has a mesh-like texture and it nicely complements the metallic case, but it does feel a lot more feminine than any other strap option. It’s quite flexible, feels comfortable, is easily adjustable and it is suitable for either casual or more classy clothing. The clasp is magnetic and stays shut (because the bracelet is really lightweight it may be better to leave the band looser so it balances with the weight of the watch itself).

The Leather Loop bracelet also closes magnetically, it uses magnetic segments that attach to each other. But there are a few shortcomings, as we noticed some scratches on the clasp after a few days of use and you may find yourself in the position to adjust the strap throughout the day as it tends to slip a link or two once in a while.

Display

The Apple Watch features a 1.5in (or 1.3in for the 38mm) OLED display with a resolution of 312×390 pixels (or 272x340p) and a pixel density of 326ppi (just like the iPhone 6). The Retina display is a bit different than the one found on iPhones because Apple has chose a flexible OLED from LG rather than the usual LCD technology.

The display is covered by a toughened Ion-X glass (for Apple Watch Sport) or a sapphire glass, both meant to protect it from scratches or minor bumps into furniture.

The OLED screen is bright and colourful, with high colour accuracy and overall it is one of the most vibrant displays we’ve seen from any smartwatch, but still it isn’t as sharp as the one from Samsung Gear S (which also has a much larger colour palette).

But let’s focus a bit on the Force Touch technology (something new in the smartwatch world) which senses the level of force, distinguishing between light or hard presses, thanks to its tiny electrodes around the display.

It is an interesting addition that adds some more options and functionality to some apps without adding more buttons or overcomplicating things.

Hardware and Battery Life

The Apple Watch packs a 500MHz Apple S1 processor, a PowerVR SGX543 GPU, 512MB RAM and 8GB of storage (when connected to an iPhone, you can fully access its storage memory).

The watch is also equipped with a heart rate sensor, that uses both infrared and visible light LEDs along with photodiodes to determine you heart rate; there’s also a gyrometer, an accelerometer and unfortunately no built-in GPS.

Also inside the case you can find a 205mAh (or 246mAH) Lithium Ion battery. It promises 18 hours battery life on normal use, 6 hours of music playback or working out with the heart monitor, 3 hours of talk time and up to 48 hours of juts checking time.

Software

The software that runs on the Apple Watch is called the WatchOS 2.0 (an updated version to the more laggier first generation) and in order to be fully operational, the Apple Watch requires an iPhone 5 or a later version.

The watch is not designed for prolonged use, it provides a better experience if used in shorter periods of time, especially because some apps are a bit slow and not many complex apps are developed (using Facebook or any other Google app on the small screen of the Apple Watch may prove undesirable in the long run).

Now, let’s talk about the interface. If you swipe away, you get the watch face with notifications and Glances and if you press the Digital Crown you get access to the apps. There is without a doubt a learning curve, but after a few days of using the watch you get accustomed to the way things operate.

The watch faces have a series of new options (since the new update) that let’s you change the colour, add new elements or remove them.

Besides the usual notifications and watch faces, you get to choose one of the single screens with quick summaries of information from apps you view frequently. To access the Glances you can either swipe up on the watch face or ask Siri to open it for you, even if it’s not in your active glances list.

Watch faces and glances look pretty cool on the Apple Watch, but there’s a lot more to it. You get the Taptic Engine, an innovative feature that actually taps you on the wrist when a notification arrives so you won’t miss anything important, it can also be used when navigating, it can tap you on the wrist several times for left or right turns or you can use it along with the Digital Touch.

Digital Touch is a unique way of messaging which works exclusively between Apple Watches and allows you to send taps, finger sketches or your heart rate.

There’s also the Apple Pay (similar to what you can find on your iPhone) which is a really great feature, if you find places that accepts this type of payment. What is does it to offer the ability to purchase goods or services with a single touch of the watch on the pay terminal (two taps of the button is all it takes to summon your card). It also works without an iPhone present.

Besides all this abundance of apps and features you get the versatile Camera remote that allows you to see a preview of your iPhone’s viewfinder and even focus, set a timer or trigger the shutter.

Conclusion

So how has our experience with the Apple Watch been so far? Well, it hasn’t been too different then with any other smartwatch. You get notifications, it allows you to keep your watch in your pocket, unless it’s something important, it’s more discreet, you get a gentle tap on the wrist, unlike a ringtone and overall, meeting up with friends and family is more engaging since we look less on our phone and focus more on the discussion.

The obvious conclusion is that the Apple Watch is not a must-have device, you don’t really need it, but if you can afford it it will make you life a little easier in some small aspects.

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Delicious Apple Pie

A doughy bottom crust, built from an admixture of flour, shortening, eggs and water is required to support the filling (and to be called a pie). The upper crust can be constructed at the same time as the bottom crust. Carefully add only as much water to form marbling in the shortening in order to have a gooey bottom crust (from the pie filling) and a flaky buttery top crust that will please both the eye and the palate.

Create the pie filling by combining cornstarch with spices (nutmeg and cinnamon), sugar and a small amount of lemon juice. Thicken the filling by cooking it slowly. Now, you need fresh, unblemished apples, which you will peel, quarter and quarter once again. But, of course, you must know what you and your guests want in the way of a taste for your pie and select the type of apple that will provide that expectation.

A Granny Smith apple delivers a tart, yet subtly sweet taste. A Brae burn apple will accept the cinnamon and nutmeg and deliver an abundance of spicy juice in every bite. Use Gala apples for their aromatic fragrance and their delicate texture will be easier for the young and old to chew. If you want a very sweet tasting pie, select the Golden Delicious apple, but it will brown during cooking, so it will be less pleasing to the eye to some. Try Jazz apples for crisper, less tart flavor in your pie.

Remember that you want to please those to whom you serve pie. The quality of the taste is very important, but it is also the most individual quality. Two different people may want the pie to taste different before pronouncing it to be a delicious apple pie. Aroma attracts the diner as perfume attracts the man. Appearance and presentation may win you accolades before the pie is cut. And, of course, the eaten pie must rest well in the one who ate it. What would your pie taste like and how would it digest if the apples were from the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge?

Web search the tree of knowledge. The fruit of that tree is most often depicted as an apple. You will not find much information on why it grew in the Garden of Eden, but you will find a commandment by God to Adam & Eve not to eat it. And, you will read of another, an enemy of God, who interacted with Eve, seduced her to take herself and Adam down a path in life that was away from God. Web search “The Fall of Adam,” and perceive how all of mankind now sees, perceives, and (even tastes pie) differently, not as intended. Even the word delicious falls short of what flavor meant before the fall of Adam.

While you serve pie to those you love, consider sharing what you learned about these things. Listen to what your guests say about it. A passage in the Christian Bible says, “Wherever two or three gather in my name, there am I with them,” (Matthew 18:20, New International Version). The book of Matthew was written by the Apostle Matthew (former disciple of Jesus) in AD 70 (70 years after the birth of Jesus Christ). God sent his son Jesus to walk and live among mankind, to experience our hardship, to show us the way back to God, and to provide that way by his own sacrifice in atonement for the sins of all mankind, past, present, and future.

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Losing Weight With the Help of Apple Cider Vinegar

In today’s times, people who belong to the baby boomer generation are now already into their senior years. This aging baby boomer generation led to the increased awareness for health and fitness that people nowadays seek to improve their well-being through proper diet, maintaining a good weight and exercise. If you want to lose weight but do not have enough time or money to regularly go to the gym then you might want to try putting Apple Cider Vinegar in your diet.

Apple cider vinegar has been known to be an all-around natural remedy for both the prevention and treatment for a number of illnesses. It has also been used to aid people in losing weight because of its following properties:

Suppresses your appetite. The acetic acid or the vinegar component of apple cider vinegar will give you a feeling of fullness which will cause your appetite to be suppressed. The feeling of fullness can be directly attributed to the amount of apple cider vinegar consumed.

Stabilizes your blood sugar levels. This also helps in maintaining your blood sugar level. This will prevent your sugar level from increasing and decreasing rapidly which can cause you to want to eat more between meals.

Prevents fat accumulation. It contains a number of enzymes and natural acids that can speed up your metabolism. If your metabolic rate is increased, this means that you will burn your body fat faster and prevent any excess fat from accumulating.

Detoxifies the body. It has also been known to get rid of body toxins that affect the efficiency of the body in utilizing nutrients. The high fiber content of apple cider vinegar helps in absorbing the toxins. The high fiber content will also help you to have a regular bowel movement that can aid in maintaining or lowering your body weight.

When you are planning to incorporate this into your diet, you may want to do it gradually. You can start by adding a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water per day. As you get accustomed to its taste, you should increase the amount per serving of water and increase the frequency of drinking this with infused water on a daily basis. However, since apple cider vinegar is acidic, you should limit its concentration to about 2 tablespoons per glass of water since liquids with high acidity content can irritate your throat lining and cause damages to your teeth.

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Apple Hotline – Case ID Vs CS Code

Many times, when we have technical problems, we call Apple Hotline for support to determine if it is a hardware or software issue. If it is a software issue the Hotline will provide support. If it is a hardware failure the Hotline will ask you to bring the hardware for a warranty exchange at one of the Apple Authorised Service Centres.

Everything we make a call to Apple Hotline, a Case ID will be issued to us. A Case ID is a reference number that refer to your report with the Hotline. That is it. It’ss a reference number for your reported case.

When a user is told by the Hotline he has a hardware failure, the user happily bring down the faulty device to the service centre and expect a replacement. Sad to tell all Apple owners, calling Apple Hotline and given a Case ID do not entitle you to any free or warranty hardware replacement at any centre.

The Service Centre’s decision supersede the Hotline and the Case ID is just a reference number for your case. It only proves that you have logged a call to the hotline, not an agreement to carry out the repair. The authorised centre is bounded by the laws of Apple warranty, for which anything not of electronic failure is not covered under warranty. The only thing that can overwrite the authorised centre’s decision is a CS Code.

CS Code is Customer Service Code issue by the Customer Relations Officer. This CS Code will only be given if the Customer Relations Officer is satisfied that the issue is not under mishandling or the repair is given under good will. The CS code can then supersede Service Centre decision and even a free replacement for out-of-warranty hardware.

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Growing Apple Trees for Firewood

Many people think of apple trees as only having one purpose, which is of course, to produce apples for out eating enjoyment but apple trees have other uses. One of those uses is as firewood. If you have a wood stove or fireplace, you know that certain kinds of wood are better for burning. The kinds of wood that are better for generating heat are dense woods that are rated high in BTUs. Firewood is rated for its Heat Content by MBTUs or Million British Thermal Units and Pounds of Weight per dry cord of wood. One of the densest woods out there is Osage Orange; it’s MBTU rate for 1 cord is ~ 30 MBTU. White Oak, another popular hardwood used for firewood, is rated at around 28 MBTUs and Pine, a light softwood, is rated around 15 or 20 MBTU. The wood of apple trees falls right around the 25 MBTU range for 1 cord of dried wood.

So by these numbers you can see that apple wood is a dense word which contains a lot of energy that can be released when burned properly in a wood stove. Another feature of apple wood is that it is very fragrant when burned. This makes it an enjoyable wood to burn because the smoke isn’t as unpleasant or acrid as it can be with some other woods. Since it is so fragrant, apple wood is also commonly used to make natural incense and to smoke meats. If you have a smoker at home, apple wood would be a great source of smoke. The burned wood also makes a dense hardwood charcoal which can also be used for smoking or outdoor BBQ. Now that you are sold are growing apple trees for both fruit and wood, I bet you are asking yourself what kind of apple trees you should be growing.

Well, you may have to grow a few different kinds of apple trees to meet all of your needs. If you prefer a particular apple variety for eating, then by all means, grow that variety. You will probably not be able or not want to harvest a lot of wood from your eating apple trees. You will of course want to prune them and can always collect sticks and branches that it will drop. These would be great for smoking or fragrance when dried but to really use an apple tree you firewood, you will have to grow a tree to maturity and harvest the entire tree. The most practical way of doing this is finding a type of apple tree that is very fast growing. Red Delicious, one of more common eating apples out there, is known to be a fairly fast growing tree. When choosing a type of tree for firewood it is important to select the semi-dwarf or standard variety of apple. You would not want to select the dwarf variety as they will produce very little wood for you. It will take years for the tree to mature to a size where it can be harvested but if you plant a crop every year after the first planting, once the first crop is ready to be harvested, you can harvest another crop each year after that. This way you will have an unlimited source of apple wood heat for your home.

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Red Gold – Apple

Shimla is a town, hill station and capital of state Himachal Pradesh, India. One fruit has changed the life of people in the state of Shimla. Earlier native people were poor and worked in the fields to fed their children and themselves by harvesting Capsicum, Peas, Potatoes and various other vegetables. But apple brought from America in 1920, grown by Samuel Evans Stokes proved a boon and brought prosperity for the people of the state. Earlier people had to wake up early in the morning and keep working all day long to grow crops in the fields. Having done lot of hard work in sun and rain they fed their families. Life was hard and harsh for them as the roads were not developed then. No doubt despite of this hardship they were happy and content but money was still needed for daily needs. Living in their wooden built houses without having modern facility like water supply, gas electricity – they had to face daily hardships.

The revolution of this red fruit has changed the economic condition of native people and the state. Apples from Shimla are grown in abundance and sold all over the country and abroad. People earn millions of rupees and have built strong big concrete houses (wooden houses now are being replaced by concrete houses because people gain so much money by selling apples) equipped with all modern furniture and household materials.

It is not easy to have production of juicy apple in abundance. Apple tree requires special attention and hard work throughout the year as it needs manure and medicines which are important for the growth of healthy plant. They have to be taken are as parents take care of their children. Good fertile, drained soil and water play an important role for the optimum growth of apple tree.

The area of Shimla and nearby town likes Kotkhai, Jubble, Rohru, Rampur are large producing apple town. They have become so prosperous that they have their children studied in colleges of cities where fee for education is quite high. During the apple season ladies like to buy gold for themselves and daughters, while youth like to spend money on the world’s most expensive branded shoes like Adidas, Nike, Woodland etc and on branded clothes from Cities like Shimla, Delhi and Chandigarh- famous for branded clothes.

Once native people employed themselves for work of apples but now they employee to take care of apple orchard. Their work is to sprinkle medicine on apple trees and feed manures to tree’s roots. Apple season starts for May and lasts till September. It also gives employment to labors as they are required to pluck apples from trees, then pack them in boxes and carry to trucks. Even labor earns a lot during apple season.

People from other parts of the state feel proud to get their daughters married in area of Shimla. During fair and festivals, which in cultural part of native people, they like to spend a lot of money earned form selling apple production, on shopping for marriage functions, local fairs, function and festivals. Almost each house in the Shimla region has a personal vehicle.

Private industries are less in this area of Shimla. People like to prefer Governments jobs. There was a time when people had started leaving even Government job, because people would get more money in harvesting apple production. Locals have starting doing their own businesses. Some of them have started investing money in buying properties i.e. lands, flats, houses and in Gold.

People are often heard saying, “Money is grown on tress in Shimla”. In Shimla apples are also known as red gold.

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Apple Cider Vinegar And Keratosis Pilaris – Is It An Effective Treatment?

Apple cider vinegar is a common condiment that can be found in many homes. It has also been known to be an efficient anti-bacterial substance for quite some time. It has many nutrients such as Calcium, Magnesium and Iron which are good for the skin and also overall health. Apple cider vinegar, in its most natural and purest form is made by crushing organic apples and storing the juices into barrels made out of wood. Natural wooden barrels are used to enhance the fermentation of the juices. This substance is not only used in food. It is also used to cure or treat many skin or hair problems such as itchy scalp, dandruff, sunburn, acne, eczema, body odor, athlete’s foot and insect bites. However, many people ask if it can also help treat a skin condition called keratosis pilaris.

Keratosis pilaris or chicken skin is a very widespread skin condition that is experienced by half of the world’s population. It usually affects children and teens. It is described as tiny bumps in some parts of the body such as the arms, torso, thighs and buttocks. And although not that likely to happen, it can also occur in the face. This skin condition is quite harmless to the affected person’s overall health. It is neither painful nor contagious. But its appearance can be quite unpleasant to touch and look at. And what’s even worse is it has no cure.

On the other hand, KP sufferers do not need to worry or be afraid. This skin condition may not be 100 percent curable but it can be treated so that its symptoms may be managed or even reduced. And sometimes even without treatment, KP often clears on its own. But if you are suffering with this condition for a long time and have been looking for ways to treat it, there are many treatment options out there to consider. Just ask your dermatologist to help you. Also, there are many cheap and easy home remedies that can be done as well.

KP can often be treated in 2 simple steps – Exfoliate and Moisturize. You can exfoliate the skin using facial scrubs made only with mild ingredients. You can also use all-natural sugar scrubs or salt and water scrub to gently smoothen out the tiny bumps on the skin. Do not scrub the affected part vigorously or try to scrape the skin. This will only do more damage than good. After cleansing and exfoliating the skin, remember to always keep the affected area moisturized. Dry skin often worsens the symptoms of KP. You can use special moisturizers containing lactic acid for mild but intensive and deep moisture. You can also opt for natural remedies such as coconut oil or olive oil. You can mix it in your bath water and you can also apply some to the affected area as well after taking a bath.

Many people also wash with apple cider vinegar to cleanse the KP affected areas instead of using lactic acid washes. It is all-natural and therefore safe to use. Chances of irritating the skin in using chemicals are greatly reduced if you use apple cider vinegar to treat keratosis pilaris. Do not use it directly on your skin though, especially on your face. Remember to mix it with water before using it as a KP facial wash.

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An Apple a Day – Fun Apple Activities

Fall is just around the corner and what better way to mark the season than with a month of apple-related activities? It’s the time of year for freshly-baked apple pies, apple festivals, and Johnny Appleseed’s birthday! Take a trip to a farmer’s market or to an orchard to pick your own apples. Have a party to celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday. Serve apple pie and apple juice and plant apple seeds in his honor. These activities will also partner up well with your fall, farm, or harvest themes.

Apple Tidbits

Relate these interesting facts about apples to children to pique their interest and get them excited about apples…:

  • Apples come in all shades of reds, greens, yellows.
  • 2500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States and 7500 varieties of apples are grown throughout the world.
  • The pilgrims planted the first United States apple trees in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Apples are a member of the rose family.
  • The most nutritious part of the apple is the skin.

Make Your Own Applesauce

Applesauce is easy to make. Five pounds of apples makes about 2 quarts of applesauce. Peel, core and slice apples into quarters. Put slices in a pot and partially cover with water. Boil apples until they are soft. Let children use a potato masher to mash the apples to make applesauce. Add sugar and cinnamon to taste.

Dried Apple Rings

First, peel, core, and cut apples into chip-sized circles. Then, dip the circles in fresh lemon juice. Use a wire cutter to cut a clean, white-coated clothes hanger. Next, decorate the hanger with some apples made out of craft paper and add the apple rings. (Don’t let the apple slices touch each other.) Finally, hang the apples in a dry, airy spot and let them dry for one to two weeks. Tip: Rotate the apples every day.

Apple Tasting

Next time you go to the grocery store with your child, point out all the different kinds of apples. Tell your child their names. Buy a few different kinds, and when you get home, let your child try them. Ask your child how each one tastes, how each one is different, and which one is his or her favorite. To add to the fun, purchase or make different things that are made from apples, such as applesauce, dried apples, apple pie, apple butter, and apple cider. Let children sample the treats.

Apple Toss

Set out a laundry basket or a bushel basket and red bean bags or small red balls. Use masking tape to tape a line on the floor. Place the basket a couple of feet away from the line. Have child stand behind the line and try to toss the balls or bags (apples) into the basket.

Plant Apple Seeds

Talk or read a story about Johnny Appleseed and how he planted apple seeds. Provide children with small paper drinking cups, apple seeds, potting soil or dirt, and water. Have children first fill their cups with soil. Then, have them place finger in the soil to make a small hole. Next, have them drop in a seed. Dampen the soil with a small amount of water. Place cups in a well-lighted area and water occasionally.

Apple Relay

To play, you need one apple for each team. On the word “go,” a team member places an apple on the back or hand of the first player. The first player races to the end of the course and back without letting the apple fall off her back or hand. If the apple falls off, that player has to stop where she is and put it back on. Once the apple is back in place, she keeps going from where it fell off. When the player gets back to her team, she puts the apple on the back or hand of the next person in line. The first team to finish wins.

Apple Smile

Cut an unpeeled red apple into wedges. The wedges should look like a smile. Spread one side of an apple wedge with peanut butter. Add three or four miniature marshmallow “teeth” along the edge. Spread another apple wedge with peanut butter. Place it on top of the marshmallows for a big, toothy grin.

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Apple Cider Vinegar Diet – Lord Byron’s 19th Century Diet Miracle

The Apple Cider Vinegar Diet is a diet, while being called a fad diet, has existed since well into the early part of the 19th century, when Lord Byron popularized the use of the ‘diet miracle’. Even Hippocrates was known to use it as a health tonic, and American soldiers used it to beat indigestion, pneumonia and scurvy.

The concept of the diet is essentially based on the premise of ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’; however, rather than an apple, it is Apple Cider Vinegar, which is also called cider vinegar and acetic acid.

Apple cider vinegar is made from the vinegar that is a byproduct of the fermentation of apple cider. During the process, apple cider is broken down into alcohol and vinegar. The vinegar contains acetic acid, some lactic acid, as well as citric acid.

Apple cider vinegar is light yellow-brown in color and is usually sold without being filtered or pasteurized. Typically, it is sold online or in health food stores. While other types of vinegar are used for cooking, apple cider vinegar is only used for health.

The process of drinking the acid has many claims attached to it, including ways to ward off diabetes and cancer, however much of that has not been proven conclusively, so it is best to learn as much as you can about it before hand. Either way, it can’t hurt to have something that comes directly from nature, only doing you good.

We are talking about something here that has shown itself to be popular for thousands of years, from Hippocrates to Lord Byron, and even to the 1970s when it proved to be popular again thanks to many books that suggested it can be way to lose weight when it is used with kelp, vitamin B6 and lecithin.

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