Why Motorcycle Riding Is Good For You

For decades, people of all walks of life have enjoyed the thrill of hopping on their motorcycles and blazing a few trails. Some folks are recreational riders that take their bikes out every now and then. Others may use their motorcycle as their main source of…

Common Stand Mixer Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them

Since I got my stand mixer, my cake layers are now all light and airy, and my cookies are chewy and crisper. In addition, this mixer makes everything faster. I have cut down on the time it takes to mix ingredients, a process that usually takes…

Why You Need a Recumbent Bike and How to Choose One

The sight of a cyclist dodging traffic, getting caught in rainstorms or blazing heat, is enough to put plenty off the idea of cycling for fitness. The good news is that you don’t have to brave the elements or dangerous roads to get fit. You don’t…

The Only Advice You’ll Ever Need when Choosing the Right Power Bank

Power banks have exploded in popularity in a world where people’s faces are buried 24 hours a day on their smartphones. It’s not the ideal form of communication, but that’s where we are right now. Consequently, the use of smartphones have made power banks essential to…

Investing in children’s health

It is all too common these days to hear about obese children being diagnosed with diabetes and other diseases associated with a poor diet and lifestyle. We are just coming out of a period in which we several million of the last generation of kids were…

How to deal with small annoyances

Some people seem to float through life without ever letting so much as a frown darken their brow. No matter what happens, there is always a smile ready to burst out on their face, laughter, kind words optimism and goodwill. These people can be an enigma…

Skills every homeowner should have

Over the last generation or so, a great number of skills have disappeared from the community at large, as we have become more focused on being good at just one thing – our jobs. The thinking was that everyone would be more productive doing what they…

Set It and Forget It

The slow cooker is a pretty wonderful kitchen item. It’s one of those household utensils that really lives up to its billing. You might feel a little intimidated by a cooking appliance that you can leave alone all day while it makes your dinner. It’s true,…

Learning to Cope with the Loss of My Brother

No one ever wants to receive a phone call that tells them a loved one has passed away. It makes it harder to believe if it’s on the phone rather than in person. You can look at the sadness on a person’s face and see how…

Keeping Our Children from Spreading Cold Germs

The Carolina’s does not see very many bad winter storms, but we do see a fair share of below freezing temperatures and shivering cold wind gusts. This type of weather can either be very enjoyable or keep you very sick. Many of the children in school…

Life Changes and Rice Cookers

To be perfectly honest, I never had any ambition to become a nutritionist or any other type of health advocate for that matter. From a young age all I ever talked about was becoming a lead singer in a rock band. It didn’t matter that I…

Why should you explore China?

Other cultures from around the world have always fascinated me. I live in the United Kingdom and we have different cultures from the town which is just five minutes down the street from us! However what the people just down the road are getting up to…