Brown Rice Recipe: The Fastest, Easiest Leftover Warm Rice Recipe In The World
February 15, 2017 .:. Categories: Recipes-Food
Over the past year or two my eating habits have deteriorated. REALLY deteriorated. So I decided to do something about it because I feel so much better when I eat a plant-based diet. I’m not talking about a ‘diet-diet’, meaning deprivation. I mean in the broader sense of habitual eating habits. And one of the […]Overseeding: The Answer To A Sad, Sad Lawn?
February 1, 2017 .:. Categories: At Home
Like most folks, our lawn looks pretty sad right now. And we have plans to do some much-needed first aid. Q: Does your lawn tend to look thin in spots? A: Yep, it looks awful right now. Q: Would you like it to be a lush green all year long? A: ABSOLUTELY! If you answered like I […]Ventless Gas Fireplaces: How To Decide If A Ventless Gas Fireplace Is Right For You
January 29, 2017 .:. Categories: At Home
It’s winter and it’s cold outside – depending on where you live, naturally. There is much that is more comforting than snuggling up by a crackling fireplace with a blanket, a good book and a cup of tea. The problem is that lots of people don’t have that sexy fireplace to snuggle by. So is […]Alfredo Sauce With 78% Fewer Calories? OK, But Is It Any Good?
January 27, 2017 .:. Categories: Recipes-Food
Lots of people like Alfredo sauce, but since it’s mostly cream and butter they don’t like the calories. Daphne Oz, the author of The Happy Cook, has a recipe that cuts 78% of the calories. Is it any good – meaning does it taste like anything a human wants to eat? I don’t know but […]Wine Refrigerators For Your Wine Storage?
December 26, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
I don’t drink wine any more, although I did once upon a time. But during holidays and on special occasions I have it in my home and I’ve often thought that perhaps I need a better way to store it. Upon checking out wine refrigerators, I was surprised by the reasonable prices of some of […]Glorious Waterford Crystal Lamps
December 12, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
Waterford crystal – in any form – is gorgeous, collectible and expensive. The Waterford lamp is no exception. The story of these lamps starts over 200 years ago, in 1783. In that year two brothers, George and William Penrose, opened their glass manufacturing business in Waterford, Ireland. The Old Waterford Factory Cut glass made in the original […]Choosing Paint Colors For A Historic Home
December 5, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
Owners of historical homes know that choosing exterior house paint colors is a big, big deal if they want their homes to remain historically correct. Since the 19th century, paint as we know it has been available – meaning paint that is already mixed, rather than having to prepare it ourselves. But that hasn’t made the […]Cost Effective Green Home Design That Has a Sleek, Modern Look
December 1, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
Are you looking for a way to reduce your carbon footprint? Are you already recycling and doing all of the other eco – friendly things yet still feel that you can do more? You are right. You can. You might be getting ready to buy a home, build a home, or add on to your […]The Rooftop Weathervane: From Useful Tool to Decoration
November 28, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
In our day, weathervanes are used mostly as decorations, but it wasn’t always that way. The rooftop weathervane was originally developed for farmers who needed to know about weather changes. They usually indicated a change of wind direction which can indicate a change in the weather. Early History of the Rooftop Weathervane Weathervanes were certainly used in […]Happy Thanksgiving 2016
November 24, 2016 .:. Categories: At Home
Happy Thanksgiving! Have a safe and wonderful day, no matter what you’re doing. The vast majority of Americans spend this blessed day eating too much and watching parades and/or football games. But our lives are greatly enhanced by gratitude and so take a few moments to be grateful. After all, we have SO MUCH to be […]