The Real Skin Rejuvenation – A DIY Guide

Whether it is the gradual loss of skin tone, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, sagging skin, or a combination of these concerns, most of us (and by “us” I mean most people on the wrong side of 40) would like to find that magic wand that will reverse all signs of aging. That magic wand…

Not The Salt Of The Earth

When It Rains, It Pours …. Chemicals Major companies dry salt in massive kilns where temperatures approach 1200 degrees F. This alters the chemical structure of salt as sodium chloride is lost into the air and transformed into a gas. Salt IS sodium chloride! All that is left is sodium hydroxide: a known irritant. When…

Homemade Energy Bar Recipe

Energy bars take up almost as much space on the isles of grocery stores and gas stations as candy bars. They provide a quick fix of calories for people on the go, or the athlete who needs extra fuel. The bars are typically high in protein, though many contain high amounts of corn syrup and…

Best Golf Tip Ever!

The "best tip ever". Wow, that sounds like something does not it? Better than the tip about not looking up until you hear the ball fall into the hole on short putts? Could it be that good? (I always thought that to be the dumbest tip myself. If you do miss, you have no more…

How to Build the Best Pinewood Derby Car

Since 1953, the Pinewood Derby has been a major event of the Cub Scouts. In 2006, Reader’s Digest magazine included the event in its list of America’s 100 Best. If you want to be competitive in the next Pinewood Derby, here are some tips for building the best possible Pinewood Derby Car. 1. Check the…

A Wrench Holder For Every Task

If you’re like most people who do a lot of work around the home and garage you have a collection of tools you have gathered for decades. Unfortunately as critical as they are, all too often it’s easy to just leave our tools scattered in the toolbox which basically ensures that it will take a…

What Inspires You?

Have you ever thought? What inspires YOU? What is it that drives you day in and day out? What is it that inspires you? We think of creative people as being inspired and ask about their work. What inspired you to paint, draw, produce this piece of work? What inspired you to make this? Usually…

The Invisible Women of the Great Depression

During the Great Depression, women made up 25% of the work force, but their jobs were more unstable, temporary or seasonal then men, and the unemployment rate was much greater. There was also a decided bias and cultural view that “women didn’t work” and in fact many who were employed full time often called themselves…

Empty Nests to Boost Builders

As a result of the world-wide global recession, we have seen a trend where children tend to stay in the nest with their parents longer. The State Treasurer of Queensland, Andrew Fraser announced in January 2012 that studies were showing that many families had children as old as thirty staying with them in order to…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Steel Roofing

You can find varying levels of finishing and texture on steel roofing. This happens because manufacturers have special tools and procedures to facilitate such differences. Very often, the original shine of metal is gone to make it look like another roofing material. Here is a rundown of the benefits and drawbacks of steel roofings. The…

Fiberglass Speaker Boxes

Most speaker boxes are either fiberglass mat, or MDF construction. MDF while easy to work with and achieve good results, lacks the custom touch. Fiberglass allows you more freedom to do what you want. In this guide we are are building a simple box to show the process of working with speaker rings and glass…

Simple Flag Storage

Seasonal and holiday flags are often seen adorning homes and lawns across the nation. From Valentine's Day to Easter; from Flag Day to the Fourth of July; from Halloween to Thanksgiving and Christmas; and from equinox to equinox, a festive spirit abounds during each holiday season. And that spirit is what is reflected on lawns…