Wednesday, February 27, 2013

What Are Lab-Created Sapphires? - Yahoo!

What Are Lab-Created Sapphires?

Created, synthetic sapphires, or lab-created sapphires and other stones are grown using the same ingredients that are found in natural stones. They are either grown in a furnace or a crucible using high pressures and extreme heat with the "nutrients" that form natural sapphires.

Find out more at: What Are Lab-Created Sapphires? - Yahoo! Voices

Sunday, February 24, 2013

'Nashville' Episode 12: Cheating Hearts (Recap) - Yahoo!


'Nashville' Episode 12: Cheating Hearts (Recap)

The Red Lips, White Lies tour is in full swing as it heads into Chicago. Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten) doesn't know what to think about all the dancers, groupies and glitz, and when Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) tries to defend all the people she needs to "make a good show," Deacon points out "Johnny Cash only needed three."

Read more: 'Nashville' Episode 12: Cheating Hearts (Recap) - Yahoo! Voices

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How to Have DIY Dermabrasion at Home



REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator

 Reclaim your skin’s radiant glow in just five minutes with the REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator. According to the website, used once a week, this hand-held, personal use exfoliation tool sweeps away dead skin cells leaving behind a smoother, healthier-looking and more luminous complexion.  The proof is in the filter where you can see the dulling, dead outermost skin cells and debris that have been covering up your best skin.

It features patent-pending DOC-SMART™ technology, developed and programmed by Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, to vary the degree and duration of macro-exfoliation based on facial area. So effective, the REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator is clinically proven to visibly improve skin texture after only one use."

Abel's Field with Kevin Sorbo and Samuel Davis on DVD, GMC - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner


Abel's Field with Kevin Sorbo and Samuel Davis on DVD, GMC

The inspirational movie "Abel's Field" is a welcome departure from mainstream Hollywood fare. What it lacks in glitz and video-game action, it makes up for with a substantive story line. Kevin Sorbo, who has starred in several Christian movies lately (including "Three Times A Lady" and "What If"), not only stars in this movie but he is the Executive Producer. 


 Article at: Abel's Field with Kevin Sorbo and Samuel Davis on DVD, GMC - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Easter film 'Pieces of Easter' stars Jefferson Moore and Christina Karis - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner



Easter film 'Pieces of Easter' stars Jefferson Moore and Christina Karis

A dress-for-success young woman (Christina Karis) who won't fly and a taciturn, grizzled farmer (Jefferson Moore - "The Perfect Gift") who won't drive his antique truck on the interstate set out on a three-day trip across the back roads of America in "Pieces of Easter" from Kelly's Filmworks.

Read more: Easter film 'Pieces of Easter' stars Jefferson Moore and Christina Karis - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Monday, February 18, 2013

Rochelle Center's Debbie Chadwick to speak at Nashville City Civitan Feb. 20 - Nashville Civitan Clubs Examiner

Rochelle Center's Debbie Chadwick to speak at Nashville City Civitan Feb. 20



The next meeting of the Nashville City Civitan Club will be Weds., Feb. 20 at Swett's in West Nashville. The luncheon meeting will begin at 11:30 am with a program at noon. The speaker will be Debbie Chadwick, who is the President of Rochelle Center.

Article at: Rochelle Center's Debbie Chadwick to speak at Nashville City Civitan Feb. 20 - Nashville Civitan Clubs Examiner

Eric Holder Pushes to Send German Christian Homeschooling Family Back to Face Persecution in Germany | Christian Activities

Eric Holder Pushes to Send German Christian Homeschooling Family Back to Face Persecution in Germany

Because of a broad German ban on homeschooling, an evangelical Christian couple, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, withdrew their children from German public school in 2006 because the school’s values conflicted with their religious values...

More at: Eric Holder Pushes to Send German Christian Homeschooling Family Back to Face Persecution in Germany | Christian Activities

Mindy McCready dead - gospel music connections of troubled singer - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment | Examiner.com



Mindy McCready dead - gospel music connections of troubled singer

Country star Mindy McCready lived a troubled life and developed a reputation as a rebel and a bad girl, so it often surprises her fans to learn she named gospel singer Sandi Patti among her musical influences along with other musicians with gospel roots and music including Crystal Gayle, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, and Reba.

Read more: Mindy McCready dead - gospel music connections of troubled singer - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner 

Also see: CMA Music Fest in Nashville - June 11 Highlights: Brantley Gilbert, Leah Seawright, Mark Herndon, Mindy McCready & More

 

VeggieTales celebrates 20th anniversary of ministry to children - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

 VeggieTales celebrates 20th anniversary of ministry to children

It's a very Veggie birthday as Bob and Larry and the entire VeggieTales cast celebrate 20 years of entertaining and teaching children valuable lessons of life that they can relate to and understand.

Article at: VeggieTales celebrates 20th anniversary of ministry to children - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Friday, February 15, 2013

Christian singer Carman has incurable myeloma cancer - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner


Christian singer Carman has incurable myeloma cancer

Carman, one of gospel music's most beloved performers announced on Feb. 14 that he has incurable myeloma cancer, a cancer of plasma cells. The the 57-year-old singer and actor says he has been given three to four years to live.

Read all about it: Christian singer Carman has incurable myeloma cancer - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Everything Valentine's Day: Love Songs, Movies, Poems, Articles & More!

 Valentine's Day is today, so it is time to pull out your red and pink ensembles and prepare for the most romantic holiday of the year. Whether you are single, dating or married, Valentine's Day can be enjoyed by all. It just takes a little creativity and the right attitude. The following articles should help you have a Happy Valentine's Day!


  • Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    The most romantic of the holidays occurs on February 14 each years on Valentine's Day, which has become associated with hearts, cupids, cards, flowers, lace...


Who was St Valentine? - the Legend of St. Valentine

Not much is known about the true origins of Valentines Day or who the real St. Valentine was. The Catholic Encyclopedia indicates that the saint whose feast was celebrated on the day now known as St. Valentine's Day was possibly one of these three martyred men named Valentinus who lived in the late third century, during the reign of Emperor Claudius II (who died in 270) 

Article at: Who was St Valentine? - the Legend of St. Valentine - Yahoo! Voices



Top Ten Christian Love Songs for Valentine's Day

Wedding season and Valentine's Day mean brides and other romantics are looking for romantic music and sentimental love songs for their wedding day or other special day. For weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, and other romantic occasions, here is my top ten list of gospel love songs.
 
Article at: Top Ten Christian Love Songs for Valentine's Day - Yahoo! Voices 

This list was compiled in 2008. For my 2009 Top Ten Love Songs List, please visit: Top Ten Gospel Love Songs. Also see The Best Christian Music for Valentine's Day and Top Ten Christian Love Songs of the Decade.




Valentine's Day Movies


'You Again' with Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray Feb. 8

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is releasing the romantic comedy "You Again" on DVD and Blu-ray this February 8th just in time for Valentine's Day. The film stars Kristen Bell ("When in Rome," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"), Jamie Lee Curtis ("Beverly Hills Chihuahua," "Freaky Friday"), Sigourney Weaver ("Avatar," "Baby Mama"), Kristin Chenoweth ("Glee," "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue"), Odette Yustman ("October Road," Cloverfield), Victor Garber ("Alias") and Betty White ("Hot in Cleveland," "Golden Girls," "The Proposal").

Article at: 'You Again' with Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray Feb. 8 - Movie Review - Yahoo! Voices

 
Four great Christian movies for Valentine's Day romance

Valentine's Day is coming up, and movie night at home with a good romantic Christian movie might be just the ticket. Here are four great love stories that would make excellent film choices for Valentine's Day.

Read more at:  Four great Christian movies for Valentine's Day romance - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner



The Single's Guide to Surviving Valentine's Day

The first thing you need to remember is that there are a lot of people at loose ends on Valentine's Day! Why mope around feeling lonely when you could make the day more fun for yourself and for others?

Article at: The Single's Guide to Surviving Valentine's Day - Yahoo! Voices



Valentine's Day Poetry


Valentine - an Acrostic Poem

A poem in the acrostic for for Valentine's Day

Poem at: Valentine - an Acrostic Poem - Yahoo! Voices


The Essence of Valentines - A Poem for Valentine's Day

Hearts and romance and flowering vines
Cupids and candy saying "Be mine"...

Poem at: The Essence of Valentines - Yahoo! Voices

   
Carmine - a Love Poem

A poem in the haiku form for Valentine's Day

Poem at: Carmine - a Love Poem - Yahoo! Voices


Romance in Mayberry - Valentine's Day Poetry from Mayberry

The romantic poetic stylings of Mayberry's Barney Fife, Otis Campbell, Ernest T. Bass and Warren Ferguson on "The Andy Griffith Show."

Poetry at: Romance in Mayberry - Valentine's Day Poetry from Mayberry - Yahoo! Voices

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Two-day flash deal on new macro exfoliating tool ends tomorrow! - National Skin Care Examiner



Two-day flash deal on new DIY macro exfoliating tool ends Feb. 14

The special Flash Deal discount of 25% on the new Rodan + Fields Macro Exfoliator with the with the professional level diamond tip that removes 5 million dead skin cells in 5 minutes has been extended until 10 a.m. PST on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Happy Valentine's Day!

 The new DIY Macro Exfoliator was just released by Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. The new ultimate Macro exfoliating tool which was recently listed in Marie Claire Magazine as one of six "Home Improvement DIY devices to ramp up the performance of antiaging serums and creams."

Read more: Two-day flash deal on new DIY macro exfoliating tool - National Skin Care | Examiner.com

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Top 1000 Badge for 2012 on Yahoo


Today Yahoo posted the Top 1000 badge on my profile for being one of the top 1,000 writers for 2012 out of 600,000 writers in the Yahoo network for the 4th year in a road. Thanks, Yahoo!

Find me on Yahoo at: http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/331254/kathryn_darden.html

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Monday, February 11, 2013

LinkedIn Top 10% for 2012


LinkedIn informed me today that I was ranked in the top 10% most-viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012. I took that as quite an honor! Thank you, LinkedIn!

You can find my profile on LinkedIn here: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryndarden

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Several Columns in Top 5 Lists on Examiner


As of today my Skin, Health & Beauty Column is #3 nationally out of 266 Spa & Beauty Examiners, #1 on the list of Top Skin Care Examiners and #4 out of the local Nashville Examiners from all topics. My Skin Care, Rodan + Fields and Gospel Music Columns are all ranking in the Top 5 chart as well. A very special thank you to my readers.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Four great Christian movies for Valentine's Day romance - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner


Four great Christian movies for Valentine's Day romance

Valentine's Day is coming up, and movie night at home with a good romantic Christian movie might be just the ticket. Here are four great love stories that would make excellent film choices for Valentine's Day.

Read more at:  Four great Christian movies for Valentine's Day romance - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Friday, February 8, 2013

DIY deep exfoliating Macro Exfoliator tool premieres on the web Feb. 7 - National Skin Care Examiner



DIY deep exfoliating Redefine Macro Exfoliator tool premieres on the web Feb. 7

Recently the National Skin Care column reported on six devices listed in Marie Claire Magazine as "Home Improvement DIY devices to ramp up the performance of antiaging serums and creams." In breaking news, one of those new skin care tools, the Redefine Macro Exfoliator, is making its premiere at the Rodan + Fields Go Big Convention starting Thurs., Feb. 7, 2013, and the new technology appeared on the web today.

Article at: DIY deep exfoliating Redefine Macro Exfoliator tool premieres on the web Feb. 7 - National Skin Care Examiner

Thursday, February 7, 2013

'Whisper' with Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Michael Rooker Suspenseful Horror Fare - Movie Review - Yahoo!



'Whisper' with Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Michael Rooker Suspenseful Horror Fare

"Whisper" is a horror/thriller starring Josh Holloway ("LOST"), Sarah Wayne Callies ("Walking Dead"), Michael Rooker ("Walking Dead"), Blake Woodruff ("Cheaper by the Dozen"), Joel Edgerton ("Star Wars"), and Dulé Hill ("West Wing"). The movie is not the typical slasher horror flick but builds more upon a suspenseful storyline with unexpected twists.

Read more: 'Whisper' with Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Michael Rooker Suspenseful Horror Fare - Movie Review - Yahoo! Voices

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Jeremy Camp preparing for new album and new book release in Feb. - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner



Jeremy Camp preparing for new album and new book release in Feb.

One of Christian music's favorite sons, Nashville resident Jeremy Camp is preparing for his latest studio release, "Reckless," coming out on Tues., Feb. 12 on BEC Recordings. Not only will he be releasing his first studio album since his 2008 GRAMMY-nominated "Speaking Louder Than Before," he is also publishing his personal story in book form, "I Still Believe," on Tyndale House Publishers.

Article at: Jeremy Camp preparing for new album and new book release in Feb. - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Movie 'Unconditional' based on true story coming to DVD in March (Video) - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner


Movie 'Unconditional' based on true story coming to DVD in March (Video)

Lynn Collins, the star of Disney’s "John Carter," and "Barbershop’s" Michael Ealy headline the faith-based, suspense-filled drama "Unconditional," based on the true story of “Papa Joe” Bradford, former prison inmate turned children's champion to Nashville’s at-risk kids.

Read more: Movie 'Unconditional' based on true story coming to DVD in March (Video) - Nashville Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner

Also see: 'Unconditional' with Michael Ealy & Lynn Collins based on true Nashville story