Spa Supply Helping You Unwind At Home

by Ian Anderson

We’ve heard it so many times from all walks of life; Americans are over worked, over stressed and much deserving of a refreshing break. And we all know that one of the best and most popular ways to relieve stress and tension is a visit to the local day spa or better yet a week-long stay at a luxury spa resort. But, unfortunately, all of that rest and relaxation takes time and money. So, what can you do to unwind if you find that you are lacking in both of these precious commodities?

The answer might be…

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How To Save For Retirement Even When Money Is Tight

by Kris Bickell

So, you want to save for retirement, but you’re having enough trouble paying your bills every month?

Now what?

How can you possibly find enough money to save for the future when the present is difficult enough?

If this sounds familiar, then here are a few suggestions to help making saving money easier. Not necessarily easy – when money is tight, saving is probably not going to be easy. But at least it can be a little bit easier.

For this to work, you first have to…

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Outdoor Decks Understanding Seven Elements Of Good Deck Design

David Buster

You’re all comfortable in your favorite lounge chair, reading your latest novel with a cool beverage nearby… the aroma of your favorite BBQ drifting from the grill teases everyone… catching a few rays of sunshine never felt better. Warm weather calls us outdoors, and what better place to enjoy life than your deck!

As an extension of your home, a deck can provide an attractive outdoor area that you can enjoy every time the weather allows. Whether just hanging out and lounging, entertaining or playing with your kids or pet, a well-designed deck can be a favorite part of your home. Understanding important deck design and planning considerations will help your deck become the successful project that you want.

Here are some considerations for having the deck that?s right for your home:

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Consider An Emergency Generator

by Steven S. Ross

Should you supplement battery-based uninterruptible data center power supplies with an emergency generator? Vendors say the question has been coming up with increasing frequency as word spreads about summer rolling blackouts and brownouts and drops in service reliability. Two years ago, 50 million people in eight states from the Midwest to New York lost power for at least 24 hours in one giant blackout.

Amercan Power Conversion and other vendors note that specific localities can have much higher outage rates, either because of building-specific problems or bad weather (lightning strikes in the Southeast, for example, or tornadoes in the Midwest). In a rolling blackout, power to industrial facilities is often shut down first. New data center managers should check the utilities …

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The Best Way to Clean a Granite Countertop Inexpensively

By Carlo Morelli

Figuring out the best way to clean a granite countertop that you?ve sunk a great deal of money into can keep one up nights! Well, put your mind at rest. We know exactly what you need to do to keep that investment in peak condition ? without costing you an arm and a leg! So read on to learn the best way to clean a granite countertop.

Despite the seemingly hundreds of products claiming to be the best way to clean a granite countertop, the truly best (and cheapest!) way is…

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Spiced Chicken BBQ

Peter Lenkefi

2 tb Cooking oil 2 ts Brown sugar
1/4 c Onion, chopped fine 1 ts Dry mustard
1 ea Garlic, clove, minced 1/2 ts Salt
3/4 c Ketchup 1/4 ts Black pepper
1/3 c Vinegar 1/4 ts Tabasco sauce
1 tb Worcestershire sauce 3 lb Chicken, quartered

Heat cooking oil in saucepan and cook onion and…

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How to Pick Perfect Birthday Flowers for Women

Natalie Aranda

Flowers have long been considered one of the best birthday gifts for women and rightfully so. Flowers are beautiful, graceful and simply make the recipient feel very special. However, the woman you are buying flowers for may impact the type of flowers you buy. If you are interested in buying flowers for a daughter or a mom, then affectionate and cheerful flowers are more appropriate. Examples of flowers that should be given to a daughter or a mother include wild flowers, tulips, Gerber daisies, birth month flowers, or any flower that is a woman’s particular favorite. Roses are always a popular choice, however for a mom or daughter pink, yellow, orange, or white are more appropriate. Every woman loves roses, and the alternate colors…

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