07-31-2010, 09:39 AM
SheKnows Assistant Community Director & Food & Cooking Community Director
Joined on: Mar 2005
Location: Oil country
SheKnows August Newsletter
Does anyone know what happened to July?
It was here and gone in a flash!
I hope everyone is doing well, and that you've gotten to take at least a few days of vacation this summer.
Summer will soon be nearing an end.
Many of you will have kids headed back to school, and this is the perfect time of year to spend some special time with them before they go!
Plan a camp out with the neighbors or check out the corn maze while you still have a chance!!
National Catfish Month,
National Golf Month,
National Eye Exam Month,
National Water Quality Month,
Romance Awareness Month,
Foot Health Month
Almond- Ginger Fruit Salad
* 1 yellow grapefruit, peeled and sliced into rounds
1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
1/4 cup slivered or sliced almonds, roasted
Divide grapefruit rounds onto 4 small plates, layering slices attractively. Top each stack with about 1/2 cup sliced strawberries. Combine honey, lemon juice and ginger in a small bowl, and drizzle over each salad. Sprinkle with almonds and serve.
Don't have time to peruse the latest bestseller lists and know which books are worth picking up? Click here to sign up today!
Want to join a book club but don't have the time to dedicate to hosting and meeting on a regular basis?
Want to chat with bestselling authors like Emily Giffin?
Then our online SheKnows Official book club is perfect for you!
It's free, easy to join and completely flexible to your super busy schedule.
Wondering what to pick up next?
How about trying one of Liz Fenton's hot summer beach read picks.
Here's the trailer to one of her picks guaranteed to wet your appetite!
Love In Mid Air Trailer
Liz's Bottom line: A must read for any wife or mother, Wright’s genius commentary is not to be missed.
Can't wait to see what the next book club pick will be!!
It sounds easy because it is! You can earn points to win fabulous prizes -- like movie and TV show DVDs, CDs, gift cards, books, calendars, planners, beauty products, magazine subscriptions and much more -- by becoming a Points & Prizes member!
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Get free points by visiting web sites
You'll have lots of chances to find point codes throughout our partners' web sites. You can pick up even more points by subscribing to and reading email newsletters, entering contests and doing other easy, everyday things.
Redeem your points for a variety of prizes
Our prize box is regularly updated with all kinds of new goodies you can "buy" with your points.
It's free to join, and registration is fast and easy. Sign up here!
Don't forget to visit our very own Points and Prizes chat forum Points & Prizes - SheKnows Message Boards and collect even more points.
Do you like supporting the other women on this board?
Do you help new members fit in?
Do you keep a level head during disagreements?
If so ...
We want you!!
We are looking for friendly and supportive members to Host this board. If you are interested, please check out our Hosting Guidelines and contact Amanda via PM or email at Community Director - Amanda aka crisantemo email@example.com with the subject heading Board Host and answer the following questions:
- What is your username?
- What is your first name?
- What is your email address?
- What time can you commit to hosting this board?
- Will you commit to checking into the Community Leaders forum AT LEAST once a week?
- What qualities do you have that you think would make you a good host for this board?
Thank you for being such a supportive host for your board members and for taking the time to check in with us on the Community Leaders Forum!
*If you would like to nominate someone to be Host of the month, please submit to cristantemo, who you would like to nominate and why.
Don't forget to leave your name as well, so we can give proper credit.
You may only submit one nomination per month. Should we have more than 1 nomination per month, we will choose one.
If your person is not chosen, we will keep the nomination for the following month.
We are also entitled to nominate one person per month.
** Keep up the great work ladies!!**
** If you would like for your forums to be featured in an upcoming newsletter,
please let cristantemo or littlemisscant know.**
What is your favorite summertime activity?
** all hosts are required to answer this in the Leaders Forum! **
Also if you know of any outstanding host's here on SheKnows please nominate them for HOTM. Email crisantemo or littlemisscant your nominations.
*Remember to include:
1. Your host pick/ forum pick
2. answer the getting to know you question.
*A reminder for all of our hosts*
We recommend that you check in on the Community Leaders Forum at least once a week. We also request that you read and respond to all "read and respond" threads, and the Newsletter on the 1st of each month. Our newsletters allow us to know that you are all still here and active, and also keep you up to speed on new things happening on SheKnows!
~Keep your stickie posts to three.
~Post to CL if you're going to be away for more than a few days.
~We have many hosting opportunities still available.
Not Getting Enough Activity On Your Forum?
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Post for help here in CL and maybe we can all suggest ways to get a board moving.
We are always available by email, private message, or you can even post here!
Community Director - Amanda aka crisantemo firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Community Director - Heather aka littlemisscant email@example.com