Sump Pump Installation for Do-It-Yourselfers

According to recent surveys, over 85% of all homes with basements will experience some form of wet basement problems in their lifetime. Installing a sump pump in the basement can be a great benefit, even if it’s only to keep the water from getting deep or to act as a floor drain. What To Buy…

The Missing Link In Your Exercise Program

We can sometimes get overwhelmed with the idea of ​​"healthy lifestyle change". Remember, making little changes every week will have a compounding effect and lead you to your goal. I want to take a step away from nutrition today and concentrate on what I believe is the second biggest myth (only behind "sit ups will…

Paris, The City of Lights

Paris, the City of Lights, is a city most will fall in love with, and like every other tourist visiting, we were anxious to see its many attractions. Some areas of this city date from around 4,200 BC so history abounds. This was definitely brought home to us when we took a cruise down the…

Things You Should Know and Possibly Do not!

In response to a discussion I had with my husband about "sleeping computers" and other appliances left on I decided to do some research that fill our life. There are many things we should know about call it trivia, if you will, but these little tidbits can often times become life changing strategies. What started…

Mattress Maintenance

Most people are not affected by dust mites due largely to the low ambient humidity levels (below 50% RH) in most homes; As such there are generally no significant problems with dust mites or associated allergens, which are attached to their fecal pellets. Increase the level of humidity and you begin to provide ideal conditions…

Pain Management After Plastic Surgery

After any surgery, pain control will be a priority for you and your doctor. And while there is a level of discomfort and pain to be expected after any type of surgery, your doctor will take preventive steps to provide you ways to manage your pain. This isn’t only to keep you comfortable, but when…

Powerful Thoughts

In 1881, the New York YWCA's proposed typing lessons for woman bought protests citing "the female constitution would break down under the strain." I wonder how many women believed that and did not sign up? Or how many would-be-travelers listened when "experts" determined that riding a speeding train of fifteen miles an hour would cause…

Baby Proof Your Home – Frequently Asked Questions

Keeping your baby safe at all times is one of your greatest concerns and responsibilities. There is so much to consider and it is very easy to overlook something that might be fairly obvious to some but escape others. Things like covering electrical outlets, putting up baby gates and turning pot handles to the rear…

Sump Pump Installation for Do-It-Yourselfers

According to recent surveys, over 85% of all homes with basements will experience some form of wet basement problems in their lifetime. Installing a sump pump in the basement can be a great benefit, even if it’s only to keep the water from getting deep or to act as a floor drain. What To Buy…

You’re Fired!

We must be cautious though. I believe in what I have dreamed and pondered, but I am just a dumb human, therefore, something is wrong with what I have presented. What is it? I do not know. I cannot see the future and something this profound has never been realized. I have some ideas of…

Kira Is My Dog

Kira is my dog. An Alaskan Malamute. When I say she is my dog I really mean that she has decided to share her brief life with me and accepts me as I am as I do her. If you have ever owned a dog, especially an Alaskan Malamute you know what I mean. They…

How To Repair A Table Lamp or Floor Lamp

We strongly suggest that YOU DO NOT DO THIS ELECTRICAL REPAIR YOURSELF unless you are experienced and qualified. If you are qualified and experienced then no further instructions should be necessary. There are just too many variables and too much to risk. Today there are many new socket configurations, many electrical cord types and other…