Category Archives for "Everyday"

Growing Herbs Can Be Difficult

Growing Herbs – how hard can it be? For me, it is not a piece of cake!! I decided to try growing my own herbs because Dave and I like to use fresh herbs when we cook. We especially like cooking with fresh cilantro, basil and parsley. The other real plants I have in my […]

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Baking Soda is Your Friend

Baking soda is inexpensive and it can be used in a variety of ways. Here are a few ways to use it: Put it on a slightly damp cloth to polish up sneakers, soccer balls, white shoes, bike seats and purses. Clean combs and brushes in it and water solution. Sprinkle it on barbecue grills, […]

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Green Holiday Guide or Back to Basics

I read an article the other day about a Green Holiday Guide or as I call it “getting back to the basics”. What a wonderful idea! Over the years, we have seen an every-rising tide of seasonal spirit and a phenomenal amount of consumption and waste, due to modern holiday celebrations. According to the book, […]

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Landlord Tips

Here is one of the reasons a person does not want to be a landlord. They don’t want the telephone to ring at 2 AM with a tenant telling them their toilet is overflowing. My wife and I are members of a local real estate investors group, which has approximately 700 – 800 members. That […]

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