How to Survive an Earthquake on Vacation
Growing up in Florida meant that I learned how to track the path of a hurricane in school at a young age. I remember being given a paper map and checking the news each morning to plot the updated location, then using that information to make an informed opinion of which direction it would go in the following days.
Why New is Not Always Best
Worried about decking the kids out in their winter clothes because you don’t have the money? Need new things for the house but don't know how you'll afford it? Don’t buy new, buy second-hand.
Top Six Tricks to Being a Terrible AirBnB Guest
My husband and I run an AirBnb on five acres in the Pacific Northwest that is also home to two dogs, one floppy-eared bunny, a plethora of ducks and chickens, a rescue aviary full of doves, finches, and quail, and a cat who fancies herself the queen of all of us. It is a labor of love that is equal parts insanity, joy, frustration, and laughter. Most of our guests are incredible, lovely people that we remember fondly. But it's the terrible guests who are seared forever in our memories. Here's how to be one...
Buying Your First Home – What to Do and How to Choose?
When you’re buying your first home, most people will tell you that this is the hardest thing in the world and that you need to be very careful not to make a mistake. And while all of those things are true, you won’t know what to do and how to behave until you’ve gone through the process of buying a home for the very first time. Each step of this process is very difficult, mentally exhausting, and physically challenging, but it’s also the most beautiful thing in the world. So, if you’re buying a home at the moment and have no experience in that area, here are a few tips that might help you find the perfect place and turn it into a perfect home.
Creating In Sketchbooks
“Draw. Draw. Draw. Draw. Draw. Get sketchbooks and draw. Draw everything. Draw every day of your life. Draw what you see. Draw from life. Draw from your mind’s eye. You’ll be surprised as to what you can create.”
The average household generates a lot of waste through packaging, and it worries me that recycling programs are not able to keep up with it all. So, I’m always looking for ways to use packaging, tins, and bottles in craft projects. Why buy art supplies when they’re already right here in our homes?
The Pros and Cons of Using Flight Following When Flying
Flight following is an aviation tool that allows pilots to receive assistance from Air Traffic Control centers around the United States. Flight following uses radar to assist pilots with avoiding severe weather, avoiding other aircraft, and otherwise navigating their flight plans safely.
How Much it Costs to Own My Airplane
The costs of owning an airplane include several ownership and operational costs. These costs include hangar fees, fuel, maintenance, insurance, and annual inspection fees. Periodic engine overhaul expenses and other costs are also important to consider.
Renovations of your pool could save your money or make it!
Have you considered the possibility of investing in a swimming pool renovation to save you and make you money? Spending money on a professional pool renovation—or even simply taking care of certain pool repair concerns or pool equipment upgrades—will save you money in the long term if you have an older swimming pool at your house. The additional value that a refurbished pool will add to your home will make you money if you decide to sell it. It will have updated features and will be more energy-efficient, requiring you to do less maintenance.
It All Starts With A Comic Book Hero
Writing and reading have always played an important role, to one degree or another, in my life and will continue to do so, I’m sure.
Using mental scripts to shape your behavior
Our mental scripts are the repeating narratives we tell ourselves. They are typically not a rational voice, based on evidence and circumstance, but a kind of automated self-commentary. They are the first, knee-jerk places that your thoughts jump to in response to a situation, and can be very negative, even toxic.
Life Trick (May Save Money) With the things we buy daily, are we getting our money's worth? Some things we use every day serve many purposes. Instead of throwing away the leftover coffee grinds, use them for your garden. Coffee grounds fertilizer for your garden. It contains nutrients for plant growth. We also mix the grounds in a compost bin. That way you can use it at a later time.
Corrugated glass blocks: function and aesthetics
A way to work the interior is through the b loques wavy glass: function and aesthetics different for the current home. The purpose is to achieve greater openness or, at least, to achieve that feeling.
Surface smooth, or maybe not, made of metal, or maybe not, it opens to a whole new world or just another room, if it opens at all. It might be locked. It might be not. It might be broken but truly, if it were broken, it wouldn’t be doing its job very well and then what would be the point of it?
The Criteria for Finding the Best Property Investment Suburbs That are Often Overlooked
The objective of buying an investment property is generally to make money. Most buyers are less concerned with access to areas like employment, which is more essential when shopping for a place to call home.
This Festive Season, Bring Home One of These Water Purifier on EMI
Access to safe drinking water is essential. However, with pollution on the increase, this essential need for survival is in significant jeopardy. Because contaminated water may cause various illnesses, it is important to have the best water purifier at your home and workplace.
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