The Importance of Measuring in Cooking – Know Your Sizes!

Are measuring cups or spoons important? Perhaps you might know of someone who is a cooking fanatic, and to you it looks like he or she just throws ingredients left and right and ta-da! It results in something simply scrumptious. You wonder if it is magic or not, and that makes you ponder about the importance of accurate measuring during cooking. The answer to the question is surprising: extremely important….

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4 Basic Survival Skills, The Sacred Order

In today’s world with the collapsing economy, pollution running unchecked across our planet, the threat of the take over of our “safe” food supply by GMO’s, and many other threats to our safety, I feel I should share some very basic skills for survival. You never know when these skills may come in handy. The most important thing you need to know is the Sacred Order of survival. The sacred…

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Food Processor Safety Tips

A food processor is an electrical appliance that operates with fast moving and sharp blades and discs. Like other electrical equipment, a food processor should always be handled with care. Follow these safety tips to protect you and your family from misuse and harm. The appliance’s blades and discs operate and move at high speeds. Make sure your hands and kitchen utensils, like spatulas or wooden spoons, are kept away…

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The Survival Traits of an Adult Child

DEFINITION OF AN ADULT CHILD: What exactly is an adult child? Is he a miniaturized adult who somehow never crossed the border from childhood? Was his maturity and development somehow stunted? Does he behave differently? What could have caused all of this to begin with? “The term ‘adult child’ is used to describe adults who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes and who exhibit identifiable traits that reveal past…

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Outdoor Ceiling Fans

If you are planning on installing a ceiling fan in an outdoor location, it is important to purchase a fan that is designed specifically for that purpose. If you install an indoor fan in an outdoor area it is likely to short out (which can be hazardous) or simply break down prematurely. Outdoor ceiling fans are designed differently than indoor ceiling fans because they need to be able to the…

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Tips For Cooking Collard Greens

Collard greens (Brassica oleracea) are loose-leaved like kale and spinach. You can eat them raw, although they are better when cooked. Collard greens cook relatively quickly and are best sauteed in olive oil. However, if you are not a vegetarian, you can try cooking them with bacon for added taste. This is my preferred way of cooking them. Simply heat some oil in a frying pan and cook the sliced…

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Water-Proof Jutis and a Travel Friendly Face Wash: Survival Skills for the Wet Weather

However, the monsoons also bring along their own sets of problems and headaches. Running and streaking mascara to wet clothes, when you need to be somewhere, trudging through the slick weather can be a difficult task. Here are some basic survival tips that can make the weather enjoyable and not stressful- Water Proof Shoes The moisture and water during the rains can be very harmful to your feet. From soggy…

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Food Additives That Cause Insomnia, Restlessness and Anxiety

So you think fresh fruit and vegetables are great for your health? Perhaps not. There are many food additives that are actually harmful and can lead to insomnia, restlessness, anxiety and many other problems. And some of them are used on fresh fruit and vegetables. But that’s not all. There are a range of food additives that have been isolated that can cause insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, depression, wakefulness, irritability etc….

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Mission: Survival (Series by Bear Grylls)

Mission: Survival series is written by popular TV personality, Bear Grylls. The books in the series are adventurous in nature aimed at young adventure lovers. Children love to read stories about adventures and Bear Grylls is an expert adventurer. Bear Grylls is a real life survival expert who has undergone numerous missions for the benefit of others. He is a highly famous television presenter with numerous wilderness survival television series…

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Indoor Furniture, Outdoor Furniture – What’s the Difference?

In the world of furniture manufacturing, there are companies that specialize in indoor furniture, outdoor furniture and between the two there is a limited amount of crossover. Outdoor furniture is built differently than the indoor variety, and while you can always use outdoor furniture inside, the opposite is not always the case. If you are debating moving some furniture for outside for a party or a much longer period of…

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