If you live in Ohio, you know that it starts to get cold in October. By January you are probably freezing even if you are just commuting to work and not working outside. I work outside, and I notice it more and more as each year goes by. Well, until my wife and I can afford to retire in a tropical paradise, we live here in Ohio. I like it warm when I go home, and this is why we appreciate how we can choose the gas companies in Ohio we want to do business with. At home we have a gas log fireplace that my wife turns on shortly before I get home in the winter. It is below our TV set in the living room. I like to relax in there and warm up after being outside all day. She gets home a couple of hours before me, and I appreciate her turning up the heat for me. (more…)
When my friend asked me for my opinion on what window treatments she should get, I did not hesitate to tell her plantation shutters. I had just finished researching window treatment options for my own home, and I knew that there were no other options that are as good as plantation shutters, for a number of reasons. I did a search for orange county blinds and found a company that sells and installs them in my area, but I had yet to make an appointment. She knew that I had been researching for my own place, and she wanted to know why I felt that plantation shutters were the best.
There are so many reasons, but I just gave her the top reasons that I felt were important. The main one is that they are so durable. With mini blinds, which is what we both have had up to this point, we needed to replace them every few years. The cheaper ones are flimsy, but even the more expensive mini blinds are just not durable enough to last long. The shutters that we ended up getting have a lifetime warranty on them, just on the off chance that something would happen to them. (more…)
I have been saving up scrap metal for some time now, until I had enough of it to make it worth my time to take it to the scrap yard. I have a good bit of it saved up now, and I want to look up local scrap metal prices for different places that buy it and try to find who is going to give me the most money for this stuff. I have a lot of aluminum wire, and it took me hours to strip all of the insulation off of it, so that I can sell it to a scrap yard. They won’t pay you much of anything for the wire if it still has the insulation on it, so you have to remove that, but once you do, it sells for more per pound than any other type of aluminum. I am not sure why that is.
I have a bunch of random stuff in small quantities to sell to the scrap yard too. (more…)
I am hoping to host a great party in the near future, but I need to put together a plan to make sure that the party is truly epic. In my opinion, it is not worth going through all of this trouble, if everyone is not in agreement afterwards, that the party was spectacular. The first thing on my list is to look into party entertainment and see what I can to about that. It is very important to get top quality entertainment for the party, because I want to make a good impression with everyone at the party, and I also want to make sure that nobody gets bored at the party. (more…)
I haven’t felt like I was beautiful in a long time, and it is mostly due to the fact that I have some fairly horrible acne scarring on my face, as a result of having serious acne problems when I was in my teenage years. I am in my early 20s now, and the acne is behind me, but the scars remain. I would like to check out Singapore acne scar removal centers online, and try to learn more about the process, and what I could expect in terms of results. I also want to know how much it costs, the type of the procedure that is used, the recovery time from said procedure, and all of that sort of relevant information.
I am pretty sure that this is something that I definitely want to get done, so long as I am able to afford it. (more…)
When I moved to New York, I knew it would be expensive ahead of time. There was no missing that because it’s a topic that people talk about in other states. So, when I applied for school in the city, I kept that in mind. But I attend a well known arts school, and I could not pass up going there. When I moved into my dorm, I was given an info packet about some of the places to go here and some of the services offered. I put it to the side because I was so busy getting to know my school and keeping up with homework. I ran across it last week when it fell off a shelf in my closet.
One of the services mentioned in the packet stated that students can get a really nice discount on satellite TV service. I had called quite a few cable companies when I first moved into the dorm and could not afford their monthly charge. But to learn I could get satellite for almost 25 percent less each month with no contract was really interesting because it meant that I could afford the cost.
I don’t have a full time job because I have no time for it due to school being full time. So, I am very careful with what I spend my money on. As someone who is not into the night life and partying, it can be pretty boring just reading books in my free time at night. I missed watching engaging and educational shows, which you do not find much of on regular network TV. I called the company and explained that I’m a student, and they explained that I only needed to fax them a copy of my student ID to unlock the lower cost. After that, they came over and turned on my service within days.
I am one of those people who used to trust the dog food industry. I have always had dogs, and I always fed them the best dog food possible. I realized that while that is better than the cheap bags that cost a fraction of the price for three times the amount of food, that it still wasn’t good enough for my girls. I wanted to find out about doggy nutrition, so I went online to do some research. That is how I found http://www.doggybakery.org/yes-your-dog-needs-fiber-too/, a really incredible website that is easy to read and easy to understand.
It has so many different nutritional tips on it for dogs that it is surprising that more people don’t take their dog’s nutritional needs into their own hands instead of relying on the dog food industry to make sure our pups are being fed quality food that has all of the nutrients that they need to be healthy. (more…)
For days I was trying to find out what kind of cable TV service I could order when I moved to my new place but without the Internet at the time, I seriously had so much trouble finding out what providers were available that I felt like I had stepped back in time. This was the first time in years that I didn’t have the Internet or a cell phone which made it even more difficult, unfortunately. I literally had to use a buddies computer to find more information so I could have it all ready to hook up when I moved.
This goes to show just how dependent we have become. (more…)
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