Modern Day Housewife

The older I get, the more I look up to my mother. How did she do it? She had a husband, two daughters, and two jobs. She kept our house clean, made sure we had three meals a day, kept her weight down, and was a manager at one of her jobs. And, throughout my…

Getting Calcium From Raw Food

We all know that calcium is essential for bone and teeth health, but I wonder how many people know that calcium is also vital for a healthy heart, circulatory system, healthy muscle tissue, blood, and skin? Not many, I would venture to say. We all have also heard through the advertising from dairy companies, that…

Water Filled Barriers Improve Safety

All along the highway there are construction projects that are helping to resurface the roadway or expand the lanes of traffic to accommodate the growing number of cars on the road. Wherever there is a construction crew at work the site of their development is being protected by barriers that are water filled are keeping…

Why Does My Dog’s Vomit Smell Like Poop?

Most dog owners think once their puppy reaches a certain age; they don’t have to be as concerned about everything that goes into their mouth. Not true! Even though puppies and younger dogs are the most common victims of intestinal obstruction, older dogs can also be at risk. Be aware, if your dog’s vomit smells…

10 Signs That He Likes You

You met this great guy and you’ve been dating each other for some time. Not in an exclusive relationship, but you have been spending time together. Phone calls that lasted for more than an hour, flirty smiles are exchanged. You feel good about him. Now is the million dollar question that you want to find…

How To Read Jewelry Marks

The number markings on precious gold jewelry are a bit of confusion to lots of people. We are generally used to seeing a karat or silver mark like this: 10K, 14K, 18K, Sterling, etc. The numbers mean the same thing. For 14k the number is technically 583 but most manufacturers adopted the European way and…

Cleaning Up Black Mold on Ceilings

Before you plan on starting a black mold ceiling cleanup operation, first inspect all the ceilings in your home and survey the damage. If it's just one or two rooms, say, the foundation and the attic, you might want to buckle down to business and do the job yourself. This would involve taking down the…

How To Rent Stair Lift

For many people, being able to have a new stair lift installed into their home is simply not possible as they do not have the funds available or they can not get the financial assistance to get them. However just because you do not have funds immediately available for such an expense does not mean…

Solar Pumps Not What Most Customers Expect

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, 92% of Americans want us to invest in solar energy. This association also reported a record number of rooftop solar panels in the year 2012. An obvious drawback is fluctuations in sunlight. Solar pumps are powered by solar panels, many of them are quite good quality, but they…