Pump New Life into Miss America

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. – Albert Einstein Clearly, The Miss American Pageant is guilty of doing the same thing repeatedly to a degree broaching the ridiculous. How many years has this little event targeted the same audience using the same approach? To…

Playing Rush Poker With Stephen Krex

Stephen Krex and Rush Poker is an interesting new spin for our beloved game at Full Tilt Poker. Basically it is the same as a regular poker game; except that as soon as you fold your hand, you are immediately dealt into a new hand, at a new table, with all new opponents. What this…

3 Reasons Your Office Needs Blinds

A fully pleated, heavy fabric curtain would look thoroughly out of place in an office block. Why is this? The answer is surprisingly simple. Not all window dressings were create equal, and office blinds are by far a more suitable solution for a place of business. While curtains might be used somewhere particularly trendy, or…

Dying a Leather Couch

A customer contacted me the other day about his leather sofa. Ask anyone who has ever owned a leather couch: they are cozy and comfortable, and also conform to you as you sit on them over the years, as well as very expensive. But looking at that same couch every day for 20+ years? In…

I Love My Levi’s And I Will Not Change!

When I was a teenager, I became very attached to Levi’s jeans. Most of my friends wore Levi’s Red Tab jeans and we all thought we looked pretty darned cool! In those days Levi’s were made of heavy, dark blue denim that eventually faded to a very pleasant lighter indigo hue. The pungent odour of…

Product Review – Trac Outdoor Boat Trailer Winches

Trac Outdoor boat winches are among some of the better boat winches on the market today. They are designed to fit on existing trailer mountings where a standards manual winch was placed by the trailer manufacturer. Reasonably priced to fit most budgets and ease of installation make this a great choice. Trac Outdoor Small Craft…

Coppersmith Metal Art

A Coppersmith is an artisan who works with cooper and because of the color of the metal, is also often known as a “redsmith.” The basic technique of copper sculpting has not changed for hundreds of year. The shaping of the metal is done by   hammering  it into the desired shape. But copper is a…

How To Keep Memory Alive

There are a host of triggers that you can tap into to keep your loved one’s memory alive: special meals for holidays, a favorite cookie recipe or hiking trail to follow when you’re feeling blue. Although your loved one’s image is forever present in your mind, photographs capture a special moment or certain expression that…

Chandeliers

Lighting fixtures are usually the most overlooked aspect of interior decoration. More often than not, you have hideous-looking light brackets that do not at all coordinate with the overall décor. And, as with wall mounted light fixtures, the wrong type of  chandelier  at the wrong place can spell doom for the entire look of the…

Designer Bags – Kate Spade

All women, but often moms, want to be decked out in the most current trendy outfit. Moms often feel dumpy, tired, and unattractive, so having some special designer items to feel more a part of life outside mom-dom will help encourage and inspire mom. Kate Spade bags can do just that and are relatively inexpensive…