• How To Prevent Chlorine Damaged Hair

    Have you been swimming so far this summer? One of the things that can cause harm and damage to your hair is chlorine. If you have been swimming, you know what it does to your hair. Here are a few things that can help to keep your hair in the best condition possible.   First Things First Some people would argue about whether you can actually repair damaged hair because of the fact that the hair that we can see is actually dead. It is the follicles that need to be looked after in order to ensure that the fresh strands look better as they grow out. However we all…

  • 3 recipes to cook in your slow cooker this summer

    Three Recipes For Cooking In Your Slow Cooker This Summer

    So, it’s summer in the midwest and it’s way too hot to turn on the oven. Did you know that baking in your slow cooker is a real thing? Many people don’t realize they can actually bake in their slow cooker. In fact, some recipes make baking in your slow cooker easier than baking in an oven. Also on the plus side, slow cooker baking uses less energy.   Three Recipes For Cooking In Your Slow Cooker   1. Whole Wheat Bread Yes, you can bake bread in your slow cooker! It avoids a hot kitchen for one thing, and also uses so much less energy than heating up the…

  • stamp collecting

    Ever Considered Stamp Collecting?

    There is a good reason why stamp collecting is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. If you have never considered becoming a collector, however, you might not understand why it is such an enjoyable activity. People of any age can benefit from this fun hobby, and here are some of the best reasons why. It Gives You the Opportunity to Own a Piece of History Collecting stamps is one of the easiest ways to own a historical item. You can arrange them chronologically and gain a good idea about which pieces would be the best for you to invest in by noticing whether there are large gaps…

  • REEVALUATE YOUR INSURANCE POLICIES

    It’s Time To Reevaluate Your Insurance Policies

    Reevaluate your Insurance Policies   My auto insurance policy renews every July, so I think summer is a good time for me to take a look at what other insurance companies offer when it comes to home and auto insurance coverage. There are a lot of them out there and sometimes you find that you’ll pay way too much for the same coverage at one company. There is no point in paying for unwanted or unused coverage’s. This is why you should reevaluate these policies on a regular bases.   1. Auto It’s always a good idea to review your auto insurance policies on a yearly basis. Make sure the amount…

  • Nail Fungus – Yuck!

    I work with the public and I see all kinds of fingers every day. Some of our customers have fingernail fungus. Yuck! This condition can come from getting nail extensions, but there are a variety of other reasons that people end up with fingernail fungus. The medical name for the condition is Onychomycosis. It means a fungal infection of the nail. What Does Nail Fungus Look Like? The appearance of this particular condition can be quite gross. The fingernail or toenail can become discolored. It will vary from person to person, but the nail can turn yellow or have a cloudy looking appearance and may even turn a greenish tint.…

  • What To Really Expect With High Cholesterol Diagnosis

    If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, what does that actually mean? Chances are you’ve heard a lot about high cholesterol. You might be feeling nervous about the lifestyle changes that invariably need to come from having high cholesterol. What can you really expect from this kind of diagnosis?   Dietary Changes One of the first things you’ll probably have to change in your life is your diet. You’ll want to start lowering the amount of cholesterol you take in, as well as reduce the amount of chemicals you take in which can cause your liver to produce extra cholesterol. To make a long story short, you’ll have to start…