A passion for grilling is the main reason many suburbanites and city-dwellers choose to eat outside. With grills and outdoor kitchens already a part of many backyard patios, decks, and balconies, it’s only logical that a dedicated outdoor dining area should be the next step.
If you posed that question to a restaurant sommelier, or anyone passionate about collecting and maturing wines, they would say NO! They might even ask, Why would you want to try to keep anything but wine in your wine cellar? And imply that to do so would be to risk your entire collection. And they would have some good arguments.
Believe it or not, the answer to whether to tuck your sheet in or not will probably depend on where you were raised. Many people in the United States and Canada prefer to have their flat sheet tucked in at the foot of the bed. Across the Atlantic Ocean, most European people prefer to let their sheets, and their feet, be free.
Renting out your house isn’t a get-rich-quick scheme. It can present a significant number of unique challenges, all of which threaten to jeopardize your profitability and/or increase the stress you face in your life.
Food waste is a troubling issue in the U.S. Perfectly good food is squandered away each day, resulting in a waste epidemic. According to the National Resource Defense Council, up to 40% of the food in the U.S. is wasted. So how can you reduce your food waste at home? Here are some tips you can use to be more efficient with your food.
Smokers are becoming extremely popular. With summer just around the corner, you might be tempted to buy one. Before hopping into your car and spending a good penny on a new smoker, let me ask you these questions: Do you currently own a grill? Did you know that you can use your grill as a smoker?
Living paycheck to paycheck when I first left college, I didn’t have much money leftover at the end of each month to do much else other than make sure the bills were all paid and maybe treat myself to Starbucks. I wasn’t financially irresponsible by any means, but between rent, student loans, and other living expenses, cash was always tight.
I had what I considered to be the ideal work life balance. It was meticulously and painstakingly carved out and negotiated over the last 10 years, since the birth of my oldest son. My routine satisfied my wife, my kids and myself. Then, with one phone call, all of us were thrown into a sea of change.
They say that good fences make good neighbors. While this may not necessarily be written in stone, the basis of this age-old adage is true. Good fences also make for good gardens, safe homes, and protected family and pets.
There’s no doubt that having a parent or loved one move into a senior retirement community brings about substantial change. Not only for your parents, but for your entire family as well.