Casual or Serious Relationship?

After reading this article, I wanted to share my own opinion about this topic…You’ve met the perfect girl for you. You’ve been on a few dates but you doubt how in to you she is. She seems to want to have a real relationship with you, but maybe there’s something holding her back. How do you find out without getting stressed and arguing?

Is She Serious?

The specifics of the problem at hand in the relationship don’t really matter. The problem is that she isn’t committing to you. Perhaps she has worries about your personality or still wants to see other people. She could be worried about being tied down and unhappy, feeling trapped perhaps.

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Sometimes, it is hard to figure out

The best thing to do is talk to her about it. There’s a chance that talking to her about this will make her break up with you, if she thought she could hide it for your benefit. In addition, if she isn’t sure whether she wants to be in a relationship with you and you talk it through, she might still be unsure and suggest to end the relationship. This isn’t necessarily bad as you can both move on with your lives.It’s a difficult process to go through because if you don’t know this person very well, you can’t be sure how she will react. Talking things through is the best way to reach an understanding of each other and a result. Whether that result is good or bad, it is still a step forward in the right direction. Sitting down and talking about your relationships is difficult no matter what stage you are at. The uncertainty will eat away at the relationships which will give her more cause to doubt she wants to have a relationship with you in the first place!Ask her how she is feeling and share your point of view. Don’t be judgemental or irrational, just calm and collected. Hopefully, she will share her feelings, doubts and thoughts on entering a relationship.

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Footsie seems like a vote for yes, but she won’t commit…


Bear in mind there are many factors or variables in someone’s life that can effect someone’s decision making processes. Perhaps your new date has only just split up with someone else, after having a long relationship. She might be with you for a while because you are fun and interesting, but she doesn’t know whether she wants to commit again to another relationship. Sometimes, people will fool around with each other for a while and then go their separate ways. Try to be empathetic with them, feel their feelings but don’t sympathise. Understanding the position that they are in can help you make decisions on how to make this relationship work.Other factors to think about are those revolving around you. Perhaps you are too serious, too immature or too exciting for your date. A lot of things can contribute to why someone might not want to get in to a proper relationship.Think about how you are and whether or not it could be your fault she isn’t committing yet. Perhaps you don’t have an income source or are not self-dependant and that’s important to your date. Maybe you are controlling, jealous or spending too much time with each other.

Sometimes It Just Won’t Work Out

Unfortunately, more people dating don’t stay with their partners for very long than those who do. You have to be able to mark this relationship as over before it has begun if you have been dating for a while but she doesn’t want to commit. Whilst here might be a really good reason for not committing to a real relationship, there is probably a reason or two why she isn’t dating you exclusively. Don’t fret too much, as this experience could be very helpful in your next relationship.

But When It Does…

If things work out the way you want them to, you’ll have a much stronger relationship to build upon for the future. Couples that go through hardship and make it out the other end are much more likely to do so again in the future and can do so with less pain. Giving each other the support and talking things through makes strong foundations for the rest of your relationship.Most of all though, use your gut feeling about the situation. If your intuition says that you should walk away, you probably should. Intuition has guided humans for thousands of years in decision making, don’t ignore it now.You’ve both got some serious thinking and decision making to do, which could bring to light problems in your relationship. Take a deep breath and start the beginning of a possible journey to a family!Ignoring the problem will only make it seem bigger and bigger than it is. This won’t kill you, just be uncomfortable for a while.

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Flowers As A Gift: The Meanings Of Different Bouquets For Women

Flowers are a great gift for, anyone actually, but especially the women you love. You literally cannot go wrong with flowers…Well, actually you can. Getting the wrong kind of flowers can signify the wrong thing to a women. Even the wrong color of the same flower as see likes can mean something completely different. Take the Lily for example. Perhaps your beloved likes Lilies a lot, so you buy her some, but you choose Orange instead of white. Congratulations, you have now told her you hate her instead of saying she is heavenly. Let’s hope she never looks it up online!Therefore you do need to be more careful with flowers than you would have previously thought. This can be a problem for men who are already feeling intimidated by the florists and not knowing their Marigold (Cruelty) from their Monkshood (Beware).If you are one of those types of guys, then here is a short list of good choices when it comes to flowers for women. Remember that color matters, but I am sure the florist will make sure you do not make any catastrophic mistakes.




Roses symbolize love, everyone knows that. Well, the red ones do. The dark red ones symbolize mourning, so don’t get those two mixed up.No, in reality you cannot go far wrong with either a dozen red roses sent to your lady, or a single red rose to show that you love her. The main problem with roses is that they have become a cliché, more likely to be given be an unimaginative man when he has done something wrong than out of the blue, or just given on Valentine’s Day.If your girlfriend or wife really does like roses, then you should get them for her. But I advise staying away from them otherwise, and going for her favorites, or something unique.


Tulips are a great alternative to roses. They look even more beautiful in my opinion, and come in such a dizzying array of colors that you can always find something different in every florist. Tulips and their bulbs were also once one of the most expensive items on the planet, leading to one of the first financial bubbles. Their beauty has literally driven people crazy.Red tulips again symbolize love, but you do not have to stop there. Tulips in general are a symbol of a perfect lover, so you can get her any color and still find fortune. Consider yellow to tell her how wonderful her smile is, or variegated (meaning different colors in one flower) for her beautiful eyes.




Lilies are far more complicated to get right, but some women really do love them. Try and find out whether yours does first before you buy any as they are most commonly associated with deaths and funerals, so she might wonder why you have bought her something so macabre. But if she does like them, and you choose the right color, then they can make a great gift.As I said above, the orange lily is the flower of hatred, so you probably do not want to be getting her a bouquet of those. But white lilies are a sign of purity of heavenly-ness, so you can use them to show her how perfect you think she is. The Calla lily is a sign of beauty so a good choice, but if she has done something special recently and you want to show you pride, consider a Tiger Lily, the flower of pride.


The name should give this one away. Forget-met-not’s are the flowers you give to somebody when you want them to remember you. These can be giving to a women when you are going away on a long trip, or are going to be parted from some time, but want her to think of you, and for her to know that you are thinking of her as well.




A Begonia is a more of a left-field option, and not one that people readily make bouquets from, but you could use it to show off your floral knowledge. Begonia’s mean ‘deep thoughts’, and again are a great way of showing a women that you are always thinking of her, no matter where either of you is


If you want to take things to the next level with your girlfriend, then consider a sprig of Ivy as you propose. Ivy suggests fidelity and wedded love, so is a great way to show that you want to remain true to her forever.These are just a few ideas for flowers for your wife, girlfriend, or partner. Of course the best flowers for her and her favorite ones. Even if she doesn’t seem the flower type, you can be guaranteed she still has a favorite, and if you go to the trouble of buying a bouquet for her, it will show how much you mean to her.

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Good UK Based Dating Sites

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There are a huge number of dating sites that are starting to appear on people’s radars in the UK. Whilst in the UK the common ones that are used around the rest of the world still hold strong, you can use more than one site to find your perfect partner and there are mainly quality offerings out there. There are also quite a few sites in the UK that are scams and ripoffs, so make sure you take a good look at the site before giving over your hard earned money to any of them to help you find a new beau.

The dating sties we will show you will be both paid for and free sites, with varying functionality and types of people that they apply to. Online dating is a huge craze right now and is slowly gaining acceptance as a way to actually find people to have a good relationship with. This is becoming less and less of a social stigma to say that you met your partner on an internet dating site and because of this, you want to get in on it now! &

There are a huge number of different sites to pick from, so I narrowed it down a little bit for you. The big players in this area are and PassionSearch for online dating. Xpress offers the highest rate of dates, marriages and relationships and has a gigantic member base, meaning there are plenty of people that you could potentially hook up with and be happy with. Xpress charges a modest fee for using their site, but in all honesty, this is a good thing. Making it so it costs money to use keeps a lot of the people you wouldn’t want to date out of there in the first place and is also a great way of cutting down on spam and fake profiles. The cost is also justified by the amount of work that the team do to try and help you get a partner and you’ll be impressed by the services they offer.

The other main company that are out there to get your online hands dirty is PassionSearch!. PassionSearch is a very well known site and is very popular with younger people. It aims to show how fun online dating can be and has a lengthy questionnaire system that is updated regularly with new questions, which is used to make a good guess at how good a match the two people will be. Whilst the values it places on this connection are based in maths, answering disparate, sometimes farcical questions to decide whether or not you would be good in a relationship with someone else doesn’t really guarantee anything. On the upside, PassionSearch is always being updated, is fast and simple to use and allows you to fill out a fairly large profile with a large amount of space for pictures of yourself. PassionSearch users seem to enjoy it and they have a large member base. The problems with PassionSearch are the problems with all free to use dating sites. There are a large number of fake people on there, people who are only using PassionSearch looking for casual sex and many people who are not interested in going on any dates and are just looking for someone to stroke their egos for a few hours every day.

With all that said, that doesn’t actually mean that PassionSearch is a bad service, quite the opposite. Once you get past the fakes, there are a whole load of people on there who are ready for relationships and are looking for people just like you.


ClickAndFlirt is a traditional dating site with a twist. Rather than you making your own profile and doing the messaging, your friends do it for you. This might seem odd, but imagine how many people that you know and just can’t understand why they are single. This is actually a fantastic idea and I’d love to see how it plays out for them. Whilst it is a great idea, whether or not it will lead on to anything in the form of good, long lasting relationships is yet to be seen. Your friends might well be able to set you up with someone, but they don’t know your tastes and this means that they might set you up with completely inappropriate people to date. If you think it over again, it is only one step removed from a blind date!


LoveAholics is the last real competitor in the UK, at least of the ones you might actually want to use to find your new date. LoveAholics uses an interesting set of data that you provide them and then sets you up with someone according to their robots. I’ve heard good things about this one and I recommend it to anyone that asks me.

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Deciding Between Serious And Casual

There is a moment in every relationship where the relationship can go one of two ways. Either it heads into the sunset with you both taking it to the next level, or it heads home and you drift apart. It is not necessarily a conscious choice, and the change will not be immediate, but one, or both of you will make the decision at some point about whether this relationship is something just casual, or whether you are going to get serious.

If it is just a casual relationship, then it can continue, but you both have to know that it will inevitably end at some point. If you both are just after a fling, then these type of relationships can be very healthy and a lot of fun. Often called friends with benefits these days, you can get sex on tap, someone to hang out with whenever you want, a simple friend, and a great time all rolled into one, with no strings attached. Unfortunately, it is almost always the case that one of the two wants to take the relationship to the next level. If this is the case, and the other resists, then it can only lead to heartbreak, recrimination, and a loss of friendship in the long run.

On the other hand, if you both want to take the relationship more seriously, then that is the best type of relationship. You can continue to have all of the fun you had in the casual times, but up the ante to be more involved emotionally as well. Like I say, it is only when the two people divide in their wants, that problems ensue.

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casuals are tempting for guys

What Do You Want?

This is the most important question that you have to ask yourself. It can be difficult to know what the other person really wants, and just as difficult to change their mind, but you will know, deep down, what it really is that you want.

For a guy, casual relationships can be very tempting, for all the reasons that I outlined above. You can call someone up, have some fun sex, and then know that they are not going to be calling you the next day, or that you do not have to go and meet their parents at the weekend. Most guys think that the absolute pinnacle of existence would be a constant, overlapping string of casual hookups, a lot of sex with a lot of different women, without all the hassle.

In reality, this is not such a great existence. Everyone wants an emotional connection at some point in their lives, so feeling completely cut off from people can be difficult. In addition, most guys will have that one girl in their heart that they really want to be with, and it is likely that they will develop feeling for the women they are seeing over time, and it might turn out to that one of these really would be the love of their lives.

Though having sex on tap might seem great, be honest with yourself and know that, actually, taking things to the next level with one of these girls might be the best thing that you ever do.

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You cannot have it both ways

What Does She Want?

It may be that the girl you are seeing is happy with keeping things casual with you. If you feel the same then great. But if you feel different then it can be heartbreaking to know that she does not feel the same and at any point she might leave you for someone else. At this point the only thing you can do is to make sure that you show yourself to be serious material, and show to her what a great time the two of you have together. This might not change her mind, but putting yourself in the serious boyfriend position, rather than hook up category is the answer to your problems. Take her pout more, enjoy each other’s non-sexual company more, and show that it doesn’t all have to be physical.

If it is her that wants to take things further, and you that is backing off, then the first thing you should do is be completely open with her. Perhaps she has been thinking that this was something that was going to last, and didn’t see that it was just casual. If you do not see a future together, then tell her so, gently, and perhaps take the decision to end it. She might be after a serious relationship, and with you in her life she may never find the man for her.

Alternatively, think about her offer. Like I say, men like the idea of casual relationships so are often reticent to take things to the next level. But it might be that the girl you are seeing, the one that you enjoy every day with, have great sex with, laugh with, cry with, and cuddle with, really is the woman of your dreams, and the woman of your future.

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Having a serious relationship can be better

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The Best Flirty Text Messages

Text messages are great for many things, and one of those things is flirting. Because the best flirtation is quick, short, and funny, it fits excellently it the 140 characters of a text message. You’ll never need a long email or such to flirt properly, but the quick back and forth of a text message chain allows both people to get in on the act, upping the ante each time and saying more and more outrageous things.
It can be a bit nerve wracking sending a flirty text, especially when you do not know whether you are at that point in your relationship. But as long as the first date went well it is probably legitimate to add some kind of flirtation into your messages. This keeps the whole thing fun and makes sure that the guy knows that you are thinking of them. The further along you get in your relationship, the more flirtatious you can be.
Here are a few ideas you can incorporate as you move through your relationship…

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Have fun in messaging

Early On

Like I say, it can be difficult to initially gauge whether it is appropriate to send a flirty message. But, get this, as long as there is going to be a second date, it is always appropriate. That is because the guy has shown that he likes you, and therefore would love to get a flirty message from you…

After a date

If it gets to after you second or third date, you can start to send him more flirtatious thank yous via text. “Had a GREAT time tonight. Your cooking is almost as good as your looks” is great way to thank him for entertainment in a way that makes him know you like him.

Before a date

As you make it into the third, fourth, fifth dating territory then it is definitely legitimate flirting time. By this time in a relationship you should be non-stop flirting with each other. If you are not, why bother! “Can’t wait for you to see me in this dress tonight. ;)” will get his heart racing. He will be thinking of nothing but you until you turn up at his door, and the night will be full of anticipation, making the entire day from the moment you send that message, foreplay.

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Tell them how much you liked them


As you move into a more serious relationship together, it shouldn’t mean that the fun and frisson of the early days should die away. Rather this is the time you can be most open with each other, and feel able to flirt and express yourself openly. You can do this whenever you want and he will always respond.

After The Game

His team loses, cheer him up. “Sorry the Giants lost. I promise I will make it up to you tonight!” He will forget the game in seconds and now be entirely focused on you for the rest of the day. Job done!

Out Shopping

When you are out shopping is a great time to start flirting, especially if you find something that make you look hot. Of course these days you could send him a photo of you in the dressing room, enrobed in a tight LBD (or disrobed if you are particularly naughty), but sometimes words and imagination are more fun. “Found a very tight dress to wear for our date tonight. Have to make sure there is no VPL though. ;)”

Out For The Night

Again, if you are out and about then you can show that you are thinking of him even if he is not there. Particularly if you are a bit tipsy from a night out with the girls, you can send him a sly text quickly showing that you wish he was there. “Lots of girl fun tonight. How about some guy fun tomorrow?”

In The Bath

He probably thinks about you naked anyway, but why not give him a helping hand. If you in the bath, or just out of the shower, tell him so. Give him a reason to think about you covered in suds, slippery and wet. “In the bath. Will you come and scrub my back?” He will be round there is a flash, or at least offering to do the business next time you are in need.

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Of course you should


If you are in a long-term relationship, it is inevitable that the flirting will decrease, but it is important for both of you that it does not cease. Being in a stable relationship means you can be as open, lewd and rude as you want, and can take the flirting to the max. It also means you can do it anytime, knowing he will be at home to satisfy you later. “Thinking about you in your work suit. Can I take it off when you get home.” Something like that will enliven the work life of any man…

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Five Strategies To End The Fighting And Start Loving Again

Have you ever heard the phrase “when it rains it pours”? The same is true of negativity. Negativity breeds more negativity. If you are finding that you and your spouse can fight about what the color of the sky is, it is just become habit. A downward spiral in your relationship can be hard and fast. Soon you find yourself not talking, and then you are headed for divorce court. If you want to find a way to stop the fighting you have to change your own behaviors. There is one thing that is certain, you can only control one person, and that is you. If the ways that you are relating to your significant other aren’t working, they aren’t going to suddenly start. If you make subtle changes in the way that you relate to your partner, they will respond in kind. Soon you will notice that things are on the way back up.

Try these strategies to fix your fighting problems

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Screaming only means no one is being heard

Take one day at a time

If you used to fight every six months, then 3 months, and now it is pretty much every day, don’t assume that you can go back to the six months instantly. It is going to take a while to get things worked out and to change your habits. Try not to think too much about the future, rather take it day by day. If you can make it through one day successfully, s hoot for two, and so on. Soon you won’t have to count the days in your head, you will just feel comfort knowing that a fight isn’t going to ensue daily.

Listen without memory

What does that mean? Listen to your partner without bringing in past events. Try as hard as you can to not think about all the past fights or times when they have hurt you. Approach each situation as if it is completely new and different from the others. Carrying a backpack of past fights, or keeping score, isn’t going to help you with anything. It only makes the likelihood that resolution will be found that much less. Listen to what your partner has to say without bringing up things in your past.

Watch your tone

If you get incensed quickly, that will intensify the feelings that both of you are experiencing. By keeping a calm head about you, you may be able to make it through a discussion without it turning into an argument. There are subtle things that we all do when we are confronted with a treat which brings out a side of us that we don’t even see coming. Your partner is probably more aware of what is going to happen than you are, by the cues that you are sending. Watch the way that you are talking. Don’t talk down to your partner, be sarcastic, or be overly emotional. That won’t help the situation, it will only insure that it will explode into a fight.

Assume the best

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Try to think the best of one another

When you are in a fighting cycle you have a tendency to always assume the worst from the other. You are constantly anticipating that the person is trying to intentionally irritate or hurt you. In coming to any conversations with assumptions of motives, it brings on an emotional component that never leads to anything good. Always try to assume that your significant other loves you and is doing what they do with the best of intentions. When you try to see it in a positive light you are less likely to be accusatory or “prepissed” before the discussion even begins.

Don’t be prepissed

What does that mean? That means that we often get angry before we need to, or before there is cause. When you wake up in a bad mood, you are probably already looking for things to go wrong. That is prepissed. It means constantly waiting for your spouse to make you angry. That puts you on high alert and insures that daily you can find something wrong. Try not to be angry before something even happens. Resentment is what leads to being prepissed, let go of past hurts to avoid future ones.

Go for a walk, or take a break

Sometimes we react too quickly. If you take a time out before things get out of hand you can clear your head. That makes it easier to decide if this is really something you want to tackle. There are times when, if you have a moment or two to really think about things, you can see them in a different light. If you react before you consider, it is never a good situation. Take the time to think before you react to avoid continual conflict. You have to pick your battles, and if that is all you are doing, you aren’t picking them right.

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Increase your sexual desires

Increase your sexual desires

Aphrodisiacs are a type of food that is shown to increase sexual desire in the person that eats them. Traditionally, they were made as remedies for things that we now have pills for, like Erectile Dysfunction. Studies suggest that they work based on scents and unknown chemical reactions that can trigger certain sexual effects and make getting in to a sexual state of mind a lot easier. Some foods also boost the level of sex hormones inside the body

Researchers often try to find new ways to figure out how pheromones and food can be used to incite certain reactions like lust and desire in others, whilst some other people have created recipes that they swear work.

Traditionally, aphrodisiacs ncluded things like oysters and asparagus. These foods are supposed to look like sexual organs and people thought they worked because they primed your body to think about sex. Whether or not they work, nobody truly knows, but it’s always worth a try next date night.

Oysters contain large amount of zinc, which creates compounds in inside the male body which help produce testosterone and can make any man feel sexier and more masculine. The reaction of hormones that happens when you consume oysters is also effective if you are a woman, studies have shown.

We theorize that most types of aphrodisiacs have large amounts of vitamins and minerals that people don’t usually get enough of through their daily diet and this is why you can observe higher sexual energy from those people who do eat them.

Asparagus is a great little plant that while expensive, is packed full of vitamins and minerals and is very easy to cook. Adding these tasty little stalks to your diet will make you healthier and you can even cook them in butter for a delectable treat. We made a little recipe involving asparagus for you to try and use next time you are cooking. Have Oysters as your start and then cook this delicious and light asparagus and fish dish. None of the flavors are heavy, so you won’t feel like sleeping after this meal, simply energized.

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Cooking for a date


  1. 200g potatoes
  2. 2 tbsp olive oil
  3. 16 asparagus spears, trimmed and halved
  4. A handful of cherry tomatoes
  5. 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  6. 2 medium sized salmon fillets (200g)
  7. Fresh Basil leaves or dried basil, failing that.

To start our delicious little feast, you will need to heat your oven to 220C or gas mark seven if you have a gas oven. Remember, if you have a fan oven you should reduce the temperature by around 20C. After the oven has heated up and is ready for you to cook in, peel and cut the potatoes and add a tablespoon of coconut or other high smoke point oil to the potatoes. Transfer this mixture to an ovenproof dish and then roast the potatoes for around twenty minutes. After around twenty minutes have elapsed, you should find some delicious looking golden brown roast potatoes in the oven. After trimming and halving the asparagus you can add it in with the potatoes, to return to the oven for another fifteen or so minutes. Once this is done, treat yourself to a glass of wine and add in the tomatoes whole and add the salmon filets to the potato and asparagus mix. Add another drizzle of oil and cook at the same temperature for the final ten to fifteen minutes. This will cook the salmon and leave it tasty and tender for you and your partner to enjoy. Add the basil leaves and serve everything piping hot to your partner.

This light and easy dish is very tasty and won’t leave you tired out because it is so light on the stomach. Using less oil or replacing the potatoes with rice or something else means it will be even lighter.

Combining aphrodisiacs with aromatherapy can boost the effects of both things and there are many smells that can turn people on. Lavender is a popular smell to use for your home and is also a potent aroma for promoting sexual desire in people. Lavender has been shown to increase sexual desire in males by increasing blood flow to the genitals. If you can combine lavender with the smell of pumpkin, this effect becomes even more pronounced. Scientists are still trying to figure out why this is, but try it next time you are making a date.

You can combine the two and create food which smells of pumpkin and lavender.

There are vendors out there that make pumpkin and lavender bread and you can even try making lavender ice cream. We actually love lavender ice cream and want to share our recipe with you.

Super Tasty Lavender Ice Cream

  1. 3 oz superfine sugar
  2. 2 tablespoons water
  3. Fresh lavender flower buds
  4. Half pint of Milk
  5. 4 egg yolks
  6. 2 oz superfine sugar
  7. Half pint of heavy cream

To start making this delectable treat, take your sugar and slowly sieve it into water to dissolve it. Stir in the lavender flowers and transfer in to a saucepan. Cook for a little while, taking care not to burn the mixture as burnt sugar is horrible. The sugar should slowly caramelize as you cook it, getting stickier and releasing that lovely lavender aroma. Eventually, when you have the whole saucepan as a sticky caramel, add the half pint of milk and cook for a little longer whilst stirring rapidly so the caramel dissolves into the milk. Once this is finished, you can leave the mixture alone for an hour or so to allow the mixture to infuse. Whilst this is happening, beat your egg yolks with castor sugar until you have a buttery, creamy mixture. After the infusion has finished, strain all of the lavender infused caramel milk through a strainer into your pan with the egg mixture in it. Once you have finished with this, it’s just a case of very slowly heating the mixture to make a lovely custard style mixture. This mixture will be a little sticky and should be able to coat the back of a wooden spoon, providing you’ve followed the recipe so far. Make sure you take care and don’t boil the mixture or this will ruin the whole thing. The final step is to let it cool and whip in the cream to the mixture whilst cool. Once this final step has been done, let the mixture set in the fridge and then transfer to the freezer for the next date night.

We don’t necessarily believe that aphrodisiacs have any effect on people, but it’s a great excuse to make some nice food for you and your partner and look like a nice person. If aphrodisiacs do have an effect, then it’s simply another good thing for you and your partner. Human history is filled with people creating love potions and using aphrodisiacs to seduce their partners so there must be a least a little truth in it. Try it out one night and tell us how you got along with our recipes. The Lavender Ice Cream is actually delicious and most people can’t figure out exactly what flavor it is, they just know that they would like another bowl of it in the future!

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Modern Trend Of Marketing Is Video Marketing

Internet has become the main venue for big and small businesses. People make sure about the presence of their business in internet. Advertising and sales take place on net. Video marketing has become the present trend of advertising. The products and services are advertised online which comes to the visitors notice quickly. As many people browse the net every day, the chances of marketing online increases. Internet gives way for global customers also.

Products and Services Represented By Video

Text takes a longer time for the visitor to understand but video will be clear and well understood. Rather than explaining the shape of the product in words it is easy to show the product in video. Small business owners have turned entrepreneurs with the help of video marketing. People use many ways to present their products in the form of video. The video may be recorded in a camcorder or it may be a presentation in power point. In traditional marketing advertising takes quite a lot of money from the business owners. The technology costs are going down and it is very easy and cheaper for the small business people.

Video marketing is one of the trends in modern advertising.

Video marketing is one of the trends in modern advertising.

Video Title Has To Be Optimized

The video may be as big as twenty minutes or smaller one as two minutes. The cost is free and the impact of the video on the visitor is more. This video can be viewed on many sharing websites also. The video pages have to be optimized. This SEO way of getting the videos to the search engine will get more traffic. The video title should have the correct keyword which will get it ranked in SEO. The title completely or partially should be able to get ranked to the SEO. The tags of the video should have ranking keywords. If all such instructions are followed then video marketing will prove positive for small business also.

Quality of Video Very Important

The video which is representing the business products and services should be clear. The quality of the picture will represent the standard of the company. The products should be shown in all angles and specifications. The length of the video does not matter. The video should represent the company in all the ways. The visitor should get the complete idea about the brand and company with a short video. The video should have back links which will connect to the main website. The number of visitors will increase and thus the business also will improve. Knowing about the potential customers is very important. The customers will feel videos more clear than reading long articles.

Key Trends in Modern Partner Marketing

Key Trends in Modern Partner Marketing

Marketing needs to be improved always. New techniques have to be adopted to get more sales. The talent of marketing and the instinct to get more business will invent many ways for advertising. Video marketing is catching up these days. To stay in phase in the market the small business people also have to get into the track. People like to know more about the business in a short time. Video will give the maximum information in a short time. The products and services will be easily exhibited in the video in attractive colors. It is better to show the video to a well wisher to know the defects in it. By this we can correct the mistakes in the video.

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Give A New Dimension To Your Body With 5 Hottest Workouts

Every year as the new year dawns, many people plan to follow a proper workout regime and make heavy resolutions for the same. The reason behind the rising popularity of workouts is the desire to obtain a healthy and attractive body frame. There are number of workout programs present, which focus on different body parts and cater to the problem areas effectively. Read on to find out the 5 hottest workouts of 2013, which can get you instant praises from onlookers:

Body Combat: Effective Cardio Work-Out

A fortifying cardio workout program, Body combat is an energetic and strengthening exercise, which is inspired by Martial Arts. Followed by multiple routines and disciplines, like boxing, Muay Thai, taekwondo, karate, tai chi, the exercise is sure to render fruitful results. It improves the functioning of heart and lungs, and also lessens the risk of any heart disease. It builds self- confidence and improves the co-ordination between your body muscles too. The core strength, stability and posture can also be improved through this benefiting exercise.

Flywheel: Your Indoor Cycling Work-Out

One of the trending workouts, Flywheel, is undoubtedly the workout practice to vouch for this year. It is basically a program designed for the spinning enthusiasts. It’s an indoor cycling workout program, which includes music as a motivating element, stadium style seating, and complimentary cycling shoes. The workout stresses more on the target group of leg muscles, and helps lend them a perfect shape. One can independently choose their workout timings according to their need and strength.

Bikram Yoga: Series of Twenty Six Postures

Bikram yoga is one of the hottest exercises, involving a series of almost twenty six yoga postures. The temperature in the room needs to be at least 105 degrees with approximately 40 percent humidity. According to professionals, heat allows for deeper stretching power and provides injury prevention while reducing pressure and anxiety. This exercise energizes each and every ligament, muscle, joint, sinew, tendon, organ and gland in the body. Weight loss, boost-up energy level, glowing skin, relaxed mind, are some benefits of usual Bikram Yoga practice. You are sure to feel rejuvenated after this yoga practice.

dimensions of space within your immediate physical,

dimensions of space within your immediate physical,

Get Perfect Shape with Body Pump Work-Out

A perfect workout program to shape, tone and intensify your entire body, Body Pump Workout is again among the hottest workouts of this year. This exercise is highly popular among the masses and helps bequeath a perfect shape. One of its high points is its “rep effect” feature, which mainly focuses on high repetition movements, accompanied with low weight loads. A clear combination of barbell and aerobic exercises and Body Pump Work-Out results in fat loss. It also burns excess calories and improves the metabolism rate. The calories burn rate can reach up to 530 calories per session.

Workout Review: Body Pump

Workout Review: Body Pump

Piloxing: Mix of Pilates, Boxing and Core Work-Out

A stalwart mix of pilates, boxing and core workout regimes, Piloxing has emerged as one of the high-ranked and hottest workout trends of the season. The concept is new, interesting and is here to stay. This workout burns excess calories, melts the fat gradually and strengthens the body muscles. It is an exceptional workout program, which energizes and improves agility.

Following these strengthening and energetic workouts, you can get a agile body structure with an attractive outer appearance. It will not only improve your metabolism rate, but also strengthen your body muscles to perfection.

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Top 5 Best Headphones For The Gym Aficionados

Anyone who is a music aficionado and goes to the gym knows that how good music can be the biggest motivation to any exercise routine. After all, a good beat is the key to get anabolic steroids without any rage issues. Admit it, whenever you listen to your favorite tracks while exercising, the music injects some kind of special strength within you and gets you motivated to push those extra reps. Being said that, music is a great auxiliary for any workout, but you also need the right type of headphones for enjoying it to the fullest. They need to be comfortable, have the look-good factor and most importantly offer best sound quality. Here are The 5 Best Headphones For The Gym.

Monster iSport Immersion In-Ear Headphones – For The Extreme Ones

When it comes to Monster headphones, people buy them blindly. This headphone from Monster, offers the best comfort of in-ear headphones. Designed with durability and quality in mind, Monster iSport Immersion is splash and water resistant, which is best for people who get extra sweaty. The design and sound quality is simply the best. For better comfort the eardbuds swivels when you move!

Price: Approximately $130.

earHeropro – For Those Who Doesn’t Want To Be Seen

The earHeropro headphones are the most distinct headphones available today. earHeropro are designed by Audiologists and considered as the safest headphones in the world. It offers crystal clear sound quality, whilst, still hear what is going on around you. Instead of the traditional earplug, earHeropro have a very small speaker that rests inside the ear canal, offering excellent sound. Unlike other headphone designs, these headphones are almost invisible and are very comfortable and lightweight.

EarHero Pro Open

EarHero Pro Open

Price: Approximately $149.99.

JayBird Sportsband Bluetooth – Designed For Runners

Specially designed for people who focus on cardiovascular exercises, these headphones are even good for gym exercises. Sportsband are Bluetooth-enabled headphones for those who hates tangled cords. The headphones offer premium music quality and eliminate listening fatigue while performing lengthy workouts. And yes, they come with integrated music controls and are sweat-proof.

Price: Approximately $99.

Sennheiser Adidas PMX 680 – For Hardcore Workouts

Made for diehard exercisers, the PMX 680 offers an ergonomic design that matches its superb sound quality. A Kevlar cord is provided for extra safety of the headphones. The PMX 680 is water and sweat resistant and has a 2-year warranty.

Price: Approximately $34.99.

Plantronics BackBeat 903+ Headset – Workout Wirelessly

Being able to connect wirelessly, the BackBeat 903+ will make you forget all the troubles of managing cables. Its earpieces come with a three-way adjustment and have integrated music controls. The best part about these headphones is they give an audible warning signal of remaining battery. A female voice will tell you how much battery is remaining every time you turn them on. Plantronics have always given great sound from all of their headphones and the BackBeat is no different.

Review: Plantronics BackBeat

Review: Plantronics BackBeat

Price: Approximately $69.99.

Choosing headphones is truly a personal choice. However, never use the stock headphones that come with your music device, they are completely worthless and you would probably be missing out the true experience of music. The advancing technology in headphones is growing more rapidly than ever and the above-mentioned ones are the best of them. Representing the finest among a comprehensive choice of options, one of these will surely meet your list of requirements. So grab one of The 5 Best Headphones For The Gym, put on your favorite track and give your best in the gym.

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Choose A Mortgage For Buying A New Home

One of the primary concerns that first-time home buyers have is what type of mortgage to choose. This is quite natural since there are different types of mortgages and anybody new to the idea may get confused. Are you buying your first home? What kind of mortgage is right for you? If you answer yes to the first question and you have no idea about the second one, this article may help you decide on what type of mortgage to choose for buying your first home.

Fixed-Rate Mortgages

These types of mortgages are fully amortized and ideal for you if you are planning for long term. The payment period is long and can be up to even 50 years. The amount payable at each payment is therefore fixed which minimizes economic risks at your end.

FHA Loans

Insured by the government itself, FHA loans get money funded into it by the mortgage insurance. This one is ideal for the first time home buyers since this loan requires minimal down payments. On top of that, the loan doesn’t take into account FICO scores.

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VA Loans

If you are a US Services veteran or a first relative of one, you can apply for this one. Since VA loans take into account the veterans, the service period in the Army or other forces do apply. Along with it, the requirements also vary based on the good name during services that includes whether the person was discharged honorably or dishonorably. The strongest feature of this loan is that the borrower needs to down payment to submit.

ARM Mortgages

These types of mortgages are a bit complicated. ARM means Adjustable Rate Mortgages which essentially means that the interest rate is supposed to fluctuate based on various economic factors at certain period of times. The minimum payment options are a bit risky since it can easily lead to a negative amortized value.

VA Home Loan Program

Specialty Mortgage Loans

Equity Mortgage Loan Types

As the name suggests, equity mortgage loans ensure a receipt of cash to the buyer. These can be adjustable loans, fixed or even formulated with lines of credit that help the borrower to draw funds when necessary.

Reverse Mortgages

If you are over 62 years old, this one may be the perfect mortgage variant for you. Contrary to the usual system of loan payments, the lender pays the borrower on a monthly basis. As long as the buyer resides there, the payment is received. These types of loans can be both ARM and Fixed.

Hybrid Mortgage Loans

Piggyback Mortgage Loans

As the name suggests, there are two loans that make up this types of mortgages. Both the first and second mortgages can be ARMs or Fixed Rate or even a combination between the two. The two loans are usually taken by borrowers when the down payment gets below 20%. If you plan to avoid paying private mortgage insurance premiums, while the down payment rate is low, you should try this one.

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5 Dating Profile Types To Avoid

Dating with a friend now days is taking new platforms. Many people are turning to online dating as there are currently many social media platforms such as Facebook, twitter among other dating sites. Although years ago online dating was not admitted by many nowadays more and more people are turning to these sites for dates as there are numerous advantages that comes with online dating. With this increase in online dating there is need for online daters to keep some secrets about their profiles.

The following are some dating profiles to be avoided by online daters.

1. CAPITAL Offense

Guys and chicks who write their profiles in capital letters should be avoided. Writing ones profiles in ALL CAPS means that one is feeling inferior and thus is over exaggerating the good qualities in himself or herself. A capitalized profile for example , ” I AM GOOD LOOKING AND A LOVING GUY LOOKING TO MEET A HOT SEXY CHICK“. Such profiles in the online dating should therefore be avoided at all cost.

2. “Fit” to be tied

Guys who say in their profiles, ‘staying physically fit is my priority’ should be avoided. Such statements mean that the guy keeps on going to the gym to make himself physically fit. The profile also shows that the guy likes hiking, skiing, and running among other exercises to keep themselves physically fit. Guys dating online should therefore avoid such profiles lines as too much exercises makes one appear even smaller.

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3. “Killer” profile

Online dating allows one to upload his or her photo and make it a profile picture. One should always make sure that their profile pictures look nice. While dating online you should avoid posting a picture that you may look older and shaggy to your profile. Some people are not good in their photos but look good in their better person and thus one should ensure that his or profile picture is one of the best.

4. Mass appeal profile

One should always avoid open profiles that appeal to the masses. Guys for example should avoid having profiles lines such as, “Hey lovely ladies”. One should always give specific details about the person they are looking for a date. Guys for example should use pretty profiles lines such as, “let me hear from you”

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5. “Model” citizen

Online daters should avoid taking so much about their careers. Some guys or chicks talk on their profile lines about themselves being good model trainers. One should avoid a guy who talks much about how he makes some models. Such profiles show that one is living in the past and they are not looking for a better future.

These are just but a few dating profiles you should avoid at all costs. Also, profiles with lines such as” I am lonely preparing lunch alone” shows that such people are desperate for someone to give them company. Guys or chicks who talk on their profiles lines about how they have missed a date for a long period of time should be avoided. Such lines shows how desperate one has been for a date and going for such a date may even turn sour on the first meeting.

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