Shiny Dishes

Nice Looking Kitchen

One Hot Day

Every Tuesday I go to visit my best friend. We have been friends since high school and have made it a tradition to get together once a week. However, during the summer it is a fun but draining experience when we meet at her house. Her home is a beautiful old Victorian home that was built in the early 1900′s. Over the years, her family has performed many upgrades, but the one upgrade they haven’t performed is installing air conditioning Rochdale.

The lack of cooling in the home makes the 90 degree days nearly unbearable to spend at her home. I enjoy seeing her, but I constantly find myself sweating like a pig and as a result, I have to go home and enjoy a nice cold shower to help wash the stink and sweat away. I might not enjoy the heat, but I would never miss the time with my friend. Maybe one day she’ll update the home completely.

Head Injury Home Make-over

Just last week I had an unfortunate incident with my window in my bedroom. I went to pull the cord to raise the blinds to let in light in the morning and they fell completely out of the sill and hit me on the head. That is not a good way to begin a Monday! By Tuesday when I couldn’t get the window covering back up in place, I headed to the home improvement store to find a better fix. While there, an employee introduced to me the glory of shutters Manchester! They screw into the sides of my windowsill like shutters which can completely open or I can use a slider to open them and shut them at night without a cord or risk of head injury. I installed them that evening and haven’t had a concussion yet. I think I will replace all of them in my home.

The Realities of Aging

One of the more difficult things to come to terms with is an aging body. Our bodies age; it’s inevitable. Worse still, sometimes the most basic human functions, like urinating, seem to take on a life of their own. Incontinence is quite common in the elderly, especially in women who have had children. There are many factors involved, so for some it happens earlier than others. It is not unusual for a seemingly healthy middle aged female to suffer urinary incontinence. Thankfully, we have the benefit of incontinence pads. Pads created for incontinence can help you feel free to leave your home, visit with family and friends, and live a relatively normal life, without risking embarrassment from minor -sometimes major- accidents. Aging is real, and sometimes painful; but we need not be held back by urinary issues.

Sprucing Up the Place

A coat of paint, a little fuss, and boom, a new fresh look for my dining room. Oh if it were only that easy. It didn’t take long to see there was more to be done. We began prepping the walls when we started to see bubbles popping up. What was this? Little did we know that there were two layers of wallpaper behind that old paint. We began peeling the wallpaper after wetting it with a solution to soften the glue. Oh yes, it started out fine. Once the solution began soaking through the first layer of wallpaper, the second layer started softening. This layer was attached to the fiberboard directly with old-fashion glue. We had to call in the professionals to seal the walls and get rid of all the old problems. In the end, we bought new blinds Manchester, curtains, fresh paint and touched up the trim.

True love bites

WHIRR! It is the sound that wakes me up every morning as my husband prepares a mystical green drink in a magical blender. To this day I do not know what he puts in it, but it doesn’t matter. SLAP! I hear him pound the ingredients into a cup. Our eyes met at the hospital where he was about to undergo gastric bypass surgery. Together we weighed over 1000 pounds but I felt light just at the thought of him. Our relationship was measured by the number of footsteps we took, forwards and backwards, by the minute.

SHAKE! The day he proposed to me it was at a thai massage Leeds parlor. The only scenery was the dim light striking the hard wooden floor and us clad in white robes, wondering what the future held. “Shall we?” he asked. He pulled out a donut. “Yes,” I replied and ate it. True love bites.

Breathtaking City

After my seventeen hour and twenty minute flight, I was so relieved to walk out of the Singapore airline gate. Even though I was on business trip, I plan to explore this fine Asian country. But first, I needed to get some sleep. I was looking forward to staying in one of the Singapore hotels because they have a reputation of excellent service and accommodations. As I rode in the backseat of the taxi, I admired the pristine city streets and modern buildings. The taxi soon stopped at my hotel, one the oldest but classiest places, the Raffles Hotel. Upon my arrival, I was greeted and treated with the utmost courtesy. The hotel staff was so friendly, that’s when I knew my business trip was going to be an unforgettable one.

The Best at Being the Worst Cook

In relation to many other people, I also consider myself an amateur cook. I have only ever prepared elementary meals such as friend potatoes or pasta. Throughout the years I’ve always yearned to attempt at making something that requires a more dexterous and intricate approach, and I saw the perfect opportunity for this at my upcoming Christmas Eve party. My wife had suggested to me that I should attempt to prepare steak on a cast iron pan, and use the traditional seasonings. After I prepared the meat and placed it in the pan, I began to add the pepper as the first part of the seasoning. My wife had also suggested I use rock salt as the second part of the seasoning, as it would give the steak more flavor. As I began to sprinkle the salt onto the steak, the bag slipped out of my hands. The steak was covered with salt and was ruined.

Natural Stress Relief

Stress is a unfortunate part of life. No matter who a person is and what they do, they will have to contend with certain amounts of stress and anxiety. Although many will take harmful prescription medications to find some relief, others will opt for more natural and holistic treatments.

Exercise is an excellent method of relieving stress and anxiety. It has been proven to only create positive benefits to the body if the patient is physically healthy. Exercise can treat depression, stress, and anxiety disorders in great ways by instantly improving the patient’s overall energy level and mood.

Chinese medicine is another option used for stress relief. Today,the use of acupuncture Manchester is becoming a popular option among many people. Utilizing thin needles that are placed in targeted areas of the body, a certified acupuncturist can help patients decrease negative energy from their mind, body, and soul.