How To Start Your Own Wine Collection

One of the joys in life is to experience “ah-ha” moments, when you realize something new. I had a food and wine “ah-ha” moment about thirty years ago, when I experienced a meal with a tremendous food and wine pairing. That dinner sparked a passion for wine that eventually led to owning a wine cellar.…

How to Purchase a Non-Stick BBQ Grill Mat – Tips and Tricks

Non-stick BBQ grill mats have recently seen a big surge in popularity, which is not surprising since they do bring some real conveniences and advantages to the process of barbecuing. What are they? Basically BBQ grill mats are constructed from a fiberglass cloth, covered with a non-stick, heat-resistant coating of polytetrafluoroethylene, more commonly known as…

Carpet Finishes

Carpet finishes are not only important but also go a long way in determining how the carpet lasts. Finishes are of two types internal or external. The internal finishes are given in a way that they become a part of the fiber structure while the external ones alter the way the carpet looks, feels and…

Fireplace Country Hearth Rugs – The Double Purpose Rugs

The fireplace became the center of home decorating revealing different personalities during its development as a luxurious accent of many homes. Since then, the popularity of fireplace country hearth rugs hit the rug markets. Fireplace country hearth rugs dramatically create a focal point in the fireplace area which defines space as well as creativity. Many…

Lime Pure Essential Oil

The  lime  tree is native to India. The Moors first introduced it to Europe. Then, in the sixteenth century, the Spanish explorers travelled across the Atlantic Ocean, bringing the  lime  tree to North America. The main reason the  lime  was brought on the boats was to help prevent scurvy, which we all know is a…

Common Types of a Basement Bar Design

When given much attention, your basement can become one of the favorite rooms in your house. Basements make great recreational and entertainment spaces. If this is what you have been planning for your basement, this article is for you. You might want to start with a basement bar design that is most appropriate for your…

Your Cockatiel’s Body and How it Works

Cockatiels are hardy birds and rarely get sick. Even if they do, it can sometimes be difficult to tell, as they continue to act normally. But with a little education, early detection and good care, the odds for recovery are great. The cockatiel’s body is similar to any mammals body. Cockatiels and mammals both have…

Slime Recipe Favorites

EASY SLIME RECIPE #1 2 Cups Water 1/2 Cup Cornstarch Food Coloring Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add cornstarch, then food coloring while stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. This makes a messy slime that goes from liquid to solid, and is great fun to play with.…

Trapped Inside a Cabin in the Snow

What makes for the best suspense novel and a riveting mystery drama? A master like Stephen King has been dazzling readers for decades with his uncanny ability to keep them glued to his stories. But what are the real secrets to creating suspense and tension? I think that it starts with characters who are put…

Fencing Lessons – The Warm Up Lesson

The Warm Up Lesson brings the student to the peak of readiness for combat at either the start of competition or at successive points within a competition when an extended break in  fencing  activity has occurred (for example, between the pool and direct elimination rounds). The warm up lesson is tailored to the individual needs…

Garden Fencing

I made my very first garden when I was six in a small corner at the end of my grandmother’s garden. It was a small patch, not more than six rows by 10 plants long, but it was MINE, with the flowers I picked and the dirt that I dug. And I knew that it…

How to Save All the Money You Earn

In this time of recession, a lot of people are now more conscious about their savings. Even those who earn money in excess of their basic needs adjust their usual spending pattern and enlarge the percentage of their earnings that they set aside as savings. The need to save is especially important given the recent…

Snowmobiling Tours in Breckenridge Colorado

If you’re seeking to explore more than just the ski slopes on your next winter getaway to Breckenridge, Colorado, consider booking a snowmobile tour. Breckenridge snowmobiling provides an adventurous escape into the heart of the Rocky Mountain wilderness, treating guests to dazzling views and non-stop opportunities to play in the area’s deepest powder-filled bowls and…

How to Pass the ICC Structural Masonry Code Examination

The International Code Council (ICC) Structural Masonry Code Exam is a nationwide examination given to interested individuals who are in the building construction industry or not. Passing the exam increases the candidate’s chance of a successful career in the special inspection industry and it also awards him or her with a Certificate of Completion which…