Sometimes the phrase “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is more like a challenge than good advice. Such is my experience with liquid dishwasher soap, of all things. I had used the Cascade Complete liquid detergent for years. It worked fine, I liked the scent, and I could buy big ass bottles of it [...]
We have been concentrating on reducing our household waste for the last two months. There wasn’t a particular event that sparked our desire to be more “green,” although a conversation with my friend BigDubb about one-use plastic bags was definitely a big part of developing our household challenge: throw away only one bag of trash [...]
Sometimes simple pleasures go a long way in making me smile. Propane tank home delivery from The Propane Express is inexpensive, convenient, and helps Joe Bob at Wal-Mart keep his junk intact.
One of our Samsung Galaxy Nexus phones was stuck in a very long boot animation loading loop. Verizon Wireless told us to take it back to Costco, and the phone had some problems doing a factory reset.
We eat a fair amount of yogurt at the house. It gets used mostly for protein shakes and smoothies. Between Sedagive? and myself we were going through a 32 ounce container of Greek yogurt every four days. I typically purchase the Kirkland Greek yogurt available from Costco, which sells for about $6 for a pack [...]
I have a hard time ingesting adult vitamins without getting nauseous. I have to bracket a pill-taking between eating two hours beforehand and not exercising two hours afterwards. I don’t plan ahead very well, so this meant I skipped taking a vitamin more often than not. I found that I can chomp down a child’s [...]
I used to (somewhat regularly) take a multivitamin, especially when I was losing fat thanks to my personal trainer. The problem with swallowing vitamins is that I normally had a stomach ache afterwards. If I ate beforehand, I just felt a little queasy. If I didn’t eat breakfast, I would be nauseous all day to [...]