5 Useful Tips To Care For Your Plants While You Are On Holidays

Christmas and holidays are coming and it is frequent to travel away to meet with family and friends. What happens to your plants when you are on holidays? You may have asked your neighbours if they can take care of your plants at that time, just to find that they are similarly going away. However, you can ensure your plants are going to be well taken care of by following these useful tips. Some time before you go on holidays you can take some precautions to help your plants go through this period without the daily care they need. Even though you may find some minor damage in the plants when you come back, these can be minimized if you …

5 Reasons Why Scrapbooking Should Be Your Next Hobby

Word Count: 588 Summary: Scrapbooks Protect Your Photos Not only does a well-made scrapbook protect and preserve your photos, it also makes the photos themselves more fun to look at. Most people would much rather thumb through a scrapbook with its extra, fun touches than a plain photo album. Scrapbooks Make Great Gifts Because they are so personal, scrapbooks make a great gift for a loved one on a special day. Some especially good occasions to give a scrapbook as a gift are: weddings, annive… Keywords: scrapbooks, scrapbooking, arts, crafts Article Body: Scrapbooks Protect Your Photos Not only does a well-made scrapbook protect and preserve your photos, it also makes the photos themselves more fun to look at. Most people …

5 Automotive Tools Every Auto Owner Needs

Automobiles are sizeable investments. As a car becomes older, its maintenance becomes increasingly important. There are many tools that every auto owner should have. Auto shops can sometimes charge exurbanite amounts for a simple fix that could have been done at home for much cheaper. Having the proper tools and knowledge will allow any auto owner to save money, learn more about their automobile, and maintain their car. 1. Every auto owner should have a jack and jack stands. When working on a car, more often than not, the car must be elevated. Simple procedures like rotating tires can be done at home with the help of a Jack. Additionally, all car owners should have a jack in their car …

4 Reasons to Create Your Own Podcast for Your Business or Hobby

Word Count: 692 Summary: Podcasting is a powerful, inexpensive and easy new medium for sharing your message with a focused and passionate audience. As a podcaster you’ll become a recognized expert in your area of interest or expertise. Keywords: how to podcast, podcast tutorial, podcast, podcasting, podcasting tips Article Body: Podcasting is a powerful, inexpensive and easy new medium for sharing your message with a focused and passionate audience. As a podcaster you’ll become a recognized expert in your area of interest or expertise. You can use podcasting to boost your credibility, build your list of customers and gain a fan base very quickly. This makes podcasting a great tool to promote a product or service. Here are four reasons …

3 Tips to Find the Coolest Charms Online

Wow, Charms are popular items these days. There are thousands of online businesses that sell Italian charms to all sorts of people who are interested in collecting or wearing charms as a fashion statement. We’ve dug through a lot of the offers out there and we found that charms of all sorts can be bought for reasonable prices if you look hard enough. Here are the 3 tips to find the coolest charms online. 1)Search for charms on multiple search engines. While this might seem a little obvious to most people, guess what? Different search engines produce markedly different results. For instance, everyone seems to love Google these days. Google is, indeed a remarkable search engine, but it’s not everything. …

3 Tips for Starting A Music Box Collection

For those who love to collect inlaid music boxes, musical jewelry boxes, ballerina music boxes, and antique music boxes such as disc driven cylinder music boxes, musical snuff boxes, and the like, there are many things one can look for when it comes to finding the perfect box. However, there are distinct characteristics that cause some music boxes to stand out above others. These are materials, decoration, and the date of the music box. Materials All music boxes are not made the same. The type of material a carousel music box, wooden music box, inlaid music box, or an antique music box is made from is what helps to create its uniqueness. For example, in the early 19th century, musical …

A Rare Bird Indeed For Bird Watchers – The Atlantic Puffin

Word Count: 404 Summary: For most bird watching enthusiast, keeping an eye out for a rare sighting is of great importance. Sighting an Atlantic Puffin is just such rare sighting Keywords: bird, birds, bird watching, puffin, puffins, atlantic, sightings, life list, birding, birder Article Body: For most bird watching enthusiast, keeping an eye out for a rare sighting is of great importance. Sighting an Atlantic Puffin is just such rare sighting A Rare Bird Indeed For Bird Watchers – The Atlantic Puffin Observing an Atlantic Puffin is a bird watcher’s golden egg because they are not prevalent in the world. As the name suggests, they can only be found on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and only during certain …

A Journaling Introduction

In today’s world, it seems that almost any topic is open for debate. While I was gathering facts for this article, I was quite surprised to find some of the issues I thought were settled are actually still being openly discussed. How do you begin journaling? How do you know what to write? How do you find time? There are many questions when it comes to keeping a journal and someone who may not have ever done it before may have problems trying to see themselves doing it now. Another question is why. Why should I do this? How will it benefit me and what is the point? Well, the biggest way in which keeping a journal can help you …

A Hobbyist Device That Could Claim A Fortune

Word Count: 471 Summary: Metal detectors of all types may be termed as device for hobbyists either in land (parks, beaches, shores, and even in ballpark bleachers), or deep-sea waters. Seldom would hunters of all kinds set to track on land, or to ferry on sea without this device. These hobbyists or adventurers may find it very beneficial not in terms of using this device to really get expected hunt like the archeologists and the sea fearer underwater hunters and pirates, but it provides a lot o… Keywords: metal detector,whites metal detector,garrett metal detector,bounty hunter metal detector,minelab Article Body: Metal detectors of all types may be termed as device for hobbyists either in land (parks, beaches, shores, and even in …

A Crystal Animal Figurine Hand Crafted From Turkish Lead Crystal

Word Count: 378 Summary: Purchase a lead crystal animal figurine from the area where the making of lead crystal first began. Turkey has been involved in crafting lead crystal figurines for many centuries. Small workshops in towns and villages are the settings where the crystal animal figurines are created in a variety of designs. Keywords: Lead crystal, crystal figurines, Turkey, animal figurines, crystal glass figurines Article Body: Purchase a lead crystal animal figurine from the area where the making of lead crystal glass first began. Turkey has been involved in crafting crystal figurines for many centuries. Small workshops in towns and villages are the settings where the crystal animal figurine is created in a variety of designs. Today the dolphin …

A Brief History Of Magic

With magic, illusions, spells, tricks and ceremonials are usually performed for entertainment. It is a supernatural power which makes the seemingly impossible occur. ‘Looking Back’ In ancient Egypt, there was a magician named Dedi who performed in front of a crowd, where he supposedly beheaded two birds and one ox. He eventually restored the heads of these three animals. Because of this, the Egyptians were considered to be the first magicians recorded in history. As the popularity of magic developed, tricks involving cups and balls were shown to the public. Then, playing cards, silver coins and dice were added to their slew of magical tricks. Later on, ancient Greek magicians invented tricks involving the human body. A trick where a …

A Backpack With Wheels?

I wouldn’t have thought a backpack with wheels would actually work for backpacking, but when I saw the web site for the “Wheelpacker”(TM), I was impressed. You wear a frame that attaches you to a wheeled pack. It can even go over logs and rocks. It started me thinking about what other backpacking innovations are just waiting to be marketed. Here are a few of the things I came up with. Steal these ideas, please. Inflatable Frame Backpack With frame-less backpacks we often put folded sleeping pads in the pack for cushioning against our backs and some support for the load. Why not just have the part of the pack that rests against the user’s back inflate. With the same …

15 Tips For What To Do With Your Sewing Pattern

Word Count: 571 Summary: What to do with a sewing pattern once you take it out of the envelope. You have searched the pattern books, found the perfect pattern for your material and now you are off home to make it up. Keywords: Article Body: What to do with a sewing pattern once you take it out of the envelope. You have searched the pattern books, found the perfect pattern for your material and now you are off home to make it up. What is the first thing you need to do? You will have selected a pattern for your size, when you open the envelope, everything is folded neatly. 1. Take the instruction sheet and it will show you …

10 Top Reasons You Should Learn to Play ‘Chord’ Piano

There are roughly umpteen zillion reasons why you should learn enough chords to be able to “chord a song” at the piano. By “chord a song”, I mean the ability to play 3 or 4 chords on the piano in some sort of rhythm while you or someone else sings the tune. To do this, you don’t need to be a Van Cliburn; all you need to do is learn a few basic chords and be able to more back and forth between them in some organized rhythmic pattern. For example, did you realize that all of these songs (and hundreds more) can be sung or played with just 3 chords? Auld Lang Syne Amazing Grace Kum Ba Ya Silent …