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How Do You Say IKEA?

Pretty often we are introduced to new products with easily-spelled words that we believe are pronounced correctly but are in fact we are articulating incorrectly. We first called Nutella, "nu-tell-uh" only to learn it uses a long "u" sound (new-tell-uh'). Then there are words that just aren’t...
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How To Get Scratches Out Of Your Fine Dinnerware

Drat! Your beloved "good dishes" have developed scratches on their surface! Don't despair as we have found a magical solution to repair those scratches: cream of tartar! You betcha! Make sure your scratched plates are clean and dry and sprinkle a little bit of cream of tartar onto scuffed dishes...
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Finding Fashion That Will Last

There is nothing worse than pulling clothes out of the washing machine and finding your favorite pair of jeans have begun to fall apart! In a world of price vs quality, more and more fashion companies are trading quality in exchange for a lower cost for customers. But as you know, price doesn't...
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Keep Plastic Mail Envelopes Out Of Your Recycle Bin

Recycling is simple enough. Paper, glass, cans and plastic can all be recycled for another round of use. However those plastic mailers that are delivered to your mailbox or doorstep from Amazon should not be placed in the recycle bin. According to a recent report Amazon’s new, non-recyclable...
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Songs That Sound Romantic That Are Not Really About Love

Valentine's Day is the day you show that you truly love someone and what better way to show that love than by making a mix tape...and my mix tape I mean a playlist. But seemingly lovey-dovey songs aren't always about love. For instance, Extreme's "More Than Words" certainly sounds like a love song...
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Make Your Own Oat Milk

The nondairy plant milk shelf got crowded in 2018. Soy, almond, rice, oat and even pea milk have given you many options in sweetening your coffee or soaking your morning bowl of corn flakes. However these new plant milks are not cheap and can be double or triple the price of cow milk. However...
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Ways Your Job Is Making You Sick

We often joke that work is slowly killing us, especially if it's a job we are not very fond of doing. Maybe you're bored or can't stand the drudgery of your daily duties. Perhaps it's the deadline pressure or the office politics. Whatever the reason it's more than just bad for your psyche; a rotten...
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Un-Shrink Your Sweater With Baby Shampoo

The horror of cooler weather is finding out your favorite sweater, the one you can wear just a couple time s a year, accidently got mixed in the wash and now can barely squeeze over your elbow! Usually a shrunken sweater ends up at a donation center but there's hope to unshrink your sweater; or at...
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The Dangers of Driving Drowsy

Drivers know the dangers of drinking and driving. It is a constant message that is repeated over and over. But something just as dangerous but often overlooked is driving drowsy. One in 5 Americans who have taken prescription sleeping aids admit they had gotten behind the wheel within 7 hours after...
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Cleaning Your Mattress

When you think about your most used piece of furniture, chances are you think it's your couch or microwave. But your mattress is used every night and for hours each time. And while you routinely clean your furniture and appliances, your mattress probably hasn't been cleaned since you bought it...
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