Best homemade baby wipes

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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So, as part of the move to more natural and chemical-reduced living, I have been making my own baby wipes for the little man. Sure, the brandname ones might be fine and it does take slightly more effort to make your own (and when I say slightly more, I mean about 1 minute more) — but there are

Choosing a drill

November 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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How to choose a drill? The choice of a drill is important if you want to perform your work in the best possible conditions. You must take account of the type of material you have to drill, but also in many other settings. Here is a short guide to help you choose your drill at best. To choose a

What’s the difference between an emt and a paramedic?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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This is a question frequently asked of the Customer Service department where I work. Some of the girls there aren’t sure of the exact answer, and I wanted to know for myself so I did a little reading. By definition EMT stands for emergency medical technician. EMTs provide basic life support.

What is a Polar Bear Plunge?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Polar bear plunge. It turns out that this is a term that a number of people aren’t familiar with for one reason or another. It isn’t a zoo or animal term. In its least specific meaning it is a person going into the ocean in the middle of the winter. Polar bear plunges are often popular fund

Where did the name Black Friday come from?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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This one is for my oldest son. My eleven year old asked me earlier this week where the term Black Friday came from. Black Friday is the day after Christmas. The phrase is believed to have originated in the Philadelphia area. It is the first day of the Christmas shopping season. The day is famous,

What’s a Dymo Labelwriter used for?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Do you use a lot of labels at home, for either business or personal reasons? We use labels for every file we have at work, and for every document inside each file. We use a lot of labels. When I was hired I was surprised to find that with the quantity of labels being used we printed them in

What are table grapes?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Every Friday morning where I work they bring in either bagels or donuts, depending on what week it is. Also on Fridays, as well as other random days, they bring in lots of fresh fruit. Today I noticed an empty box ready to be taken out that said table grapes. I’d not heard of table grapes

What is directional pruning?

October 23, 2010 by · 1 Comment
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I got a notice on my front door last week from a tree company informing me that they were in the area to trim trees that were near power lines and that my property had one of those trees. The notice stated they would be performing “directional pruning” on the trees. I wondered exactly what

What’s the difference between white and light tuna?

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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I am not a big fan of tuna, but my hubby likes it. I always bought whatever was on sale, which was usually chunk light. I learned early on he preferred the tuna packed in water. I’d tasted it myself and agreed, I thought tuna packed in water was lighter than tuna packed in oil, less fishy and

Where do Warts come from ?

October 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Many people have superstitions about warts. They believe that if you handle toads, you get warts. Or that certain animals can pass them on to you. None of this is true. You can’t get warts by handling toads, and while dogs and cattle do have warts, there is no animal that passes warts on to

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