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How to Buy an Engagement Gift for a Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Now that the proposal has been made and the wedding plans are well under way, you may be wondering how to buy an engagement gift for a boyfriend or girlfriend that is suitable to the occasion and appropriate to the person. There are many creative items available that will make the gift as lasting of an item as the engagement ring. 1 Know his or her likes, and find a gift suitable to his or her taste. You want to look for a present that he or she will not…

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How to Buy an Engagement Ring

Three Parts:Determining Your Fiancee’s PreferencesResearching RingsBuying the Engagement RingCommunity Q&A Getting married is one of the most important decisions any person can make. Equally important is buying an engagement ring for your future spouse. You want to make sure this sign of your love and commitment is just right for each of you, from price to the style of the ring. The following steps will help you find and buy the perfect engagement ring to celebrate your love and upcoming marriage. Part 1 Determining Your Fiancee’s Preferences 1 Find out…

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How to Buy an Amethyst Ring

The amethyst is an affordable, beautiful stone that is quite popular in ring settings. They are hardy gems that, with minimal care, will last for many years. It is the most valuable stone of the quartz group and the birthstone for February. Before you make the investment in this purple gemstone, you need to understand some basic principles of how to buy an amethyst ring. 1 Decide what hue of amethyst you wish to buy. Iron is the agent that gives the amethyst its purple hue. The shade can vary…

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How to Buy a Diamond Ring

Diamond Ring – A ring is a never ending circle that symbolizes eternity. A never ending circle of love. The trend is to have these encrusted with diamonds; the gems that promise forever. You need to choose a diamond ring that makes your heart smile. Following are some tips to help you to choose the best diamond ring and how to buy it. Ad This article needs an editor’s attention, for reasons mentioned on its discussion page. Please edit this article and remove this notice once these issues have been…

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How to Buy a Casket

Choosing a casket can be confusing with all the different industry jargon and description. This is a simple guide that will help you make an educated decision. 1 Know the difference and meaning of gasket caskets and non-gasket caskets. Simply, gasket sealed caskets mean that the casket is sealed from dirt and debris and does not allow gasses and air to escape. If you are burying your loved one, the casket gasket might not make much of a difference because it will be exposed to water underground, which will rot…

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How to Buy a 17th Year Wedding Anniversary Gift

Three Methods:Purchasing FurnitureFocusing on the GemstoneThinking Outside the BoxCommunity Q&A While the 17th wedding anniversary doesn’t garner as much attention as say the 20th or 50th, there are still suggestions regarding appropriate gifts for a 17th year celebration. Furniture is the traditional wedding gift for the 17th anniversary, but you can also give a gift that includes amethyst or citrine, which are the assigned gemstones for the 17th year.[1] If you are celebrating your 17th wedding anniversary, it is important to find a gift that fully represents the love shared…

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How to Burp a Sick Baby

Two Methods:Burping Your Baby EffectivelyAvoiding Excess Gas during FeedingCommunity Q&A Whether you feed your baby from a breast or a bottle, burping is essential. Burping expels the excess air that can accumulate in the stomach and prevents nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. When your baby is sick, proper burping becomes even more important. Start with Step 1 to learn more. Part 1 Burping Your Baby Effectively 1 Hold your baby over your shoulder. This position is one of the most popular and most effective ways to burp a baby. Hold…

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How to Burn off Baby Weight

Four Methods:Determine Realistic ApproachDevelop Healthy HabitsEat the Right Foods and Eat WellExercise When Your Body is ReadyCommunity Q&A Weight gain during pregnancy is vital to the health of the baby and mother. However, shedding the excess fat can be a problem for many women and many women may gain more weight than recommended. When losing weight from a pregnancy, caution needs to be exercised in order to avoid any complications with the healing of the mother’s body. Luckily, there are many safe ways to burn off weight gained during pregnancy…

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How to Button a Shirt

Ever tried to button your shirt but the buttons just wouldn’t go in the little slit? Here’s how to deal with those tough buttons. 1 Use your good hand to hold the side of the button between your thumb and index finger. 2 Use your thumb and index finger on your other hand to hold the slit up, but make sure your fingers aren’t touching the slit. 3 Line the button up to the slit so the two are just barely touching. 4 Push hard on the button’s side so…

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How to Buy a Baby Bath

When you’re bathing your baby, you have to be extra careful to make sure he or she is safe at all times; a baby bath is perfect for helping you do so. There are bathtubs available at all price points. Some are fancy, while others are utilitarian. No matter what kind of bathtub you purchase for your baby, safety should be your primary concern. You need to have the best information before you buy a bath for your baby. 1 Decide where you’ll bathe the baby. Most baby tubs are…