Articles by: Ari

Food, Kitchen, Recipes

The best everyday punch recipe

The best everyday punch recipe

If you like citrus-flavoured punch, this recipe will rock your socks. Or your vodka. 1 can of gingerale 1 can-size helping of non-pulpy apple orange peach juice This is the drink of champions. I know because my husband drinks it every day.  My husband actually has a brain condition where […]

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Food, Kitchen

Salsa, dips and smoothies in seconds

Salsa, dips and smoothies in seconds

If you’ve never used a Magic Bullet personal blender, you will want one after reading this post. Like the title says, you can literally make salsas, dips and smoothies in seconds. Just drop the ingredients in the cup, screw on the lid and place on the base. A tip: if […]

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Kitchen

The dinnerware you don’t have to be afraid to drop

The dinnerware you don’t have to be afraid to drop

I have use Corelle brand dinnerware since I was a child. And I still use it to this day. We own the type of Corelleware that is thin, but very resistant to breakage. I remember my mom telling me you could drop them and they wouldn’t break. I’ve dropped many […]

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Clothing, Uncategorized

These shorts are kind of ugly

These shorts are kind of ugly

So it being summertime and all and being a full-figured woman I need to wear shorts under my dresses or cargo pants so I don’t start a brushfire. The shorts I bought off Amazon are admittedly kind of ugly. They’re very plain and there’s no fancy stitching or pockets for […]

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Garden

Safe ant killer

Safe ant killer

You’re not going to believe this but tiny fossilized skeletons of aquatic organisms can get rid of your ant problem. What I’m talking about is a powdery substance called diotmaceous earth. It really is made of the fossilized skeletons of tiny aquatic organisms called diatoms. This stuff acts like silica, […]

by × July 14, 2017 × 0 comments

Beauty

A lifetime of toenail clippings

A lifetime of toenail clippings

Clipping your nails is one of those things that you’ll have to do for the rest of your life. And if ever there comes a time that you can’t do it yourself, someone else will have to do it for you. You will need a tool that will last and […]

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Food

Fibre makes the world go ’round

Fibre makes the world go ’round

I’m the kind of person that doesn’t mind a little bit of extra fibre in my diet. Fibre is good for many things such as keeping you feeling full for longer so that you aren’t as hungry or don’t eat as much. Perfect for someone watching their weight… and I […]

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Household

The best way to open a letter

The best way to open a letter

One of the most often overlooked yet wonderful office tools you can own is a letter opener. Sure, a lot of people use a pen or a kitchen knife, chopstick or their fingers or teeth to open their mail, but nothing compares to the clean cuts and slicing sounds you […]

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Audio, Gadgets, Technology

Hands-free, not head-free

Hands-free, not head-free

Have you ever wanted to listen to music Or an audiobook or course content on the sly, without anyone knowing it? That’s what I use my Bluetooth headset for. Most people use something like this for handsfree phone calls, but I like to use mine to occupy my mind with […]

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Audio

Headphones in any colour

Headphones in any colour

I was reminded recently how much I like these headphones when my MacBook Pro speakers weren’t loud enough to catch the distinct nuances of people mumbling when they speak. Yay for proofreading jobs with audio. Not as much fun as without, let me tell you. I plugged those babies in […]

by × March 27, 2017 × 0 comments