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Life Beyond the Scale

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Weight/fat-loss is difficult, for a number of reasons.  In order to maintain whatever you lose, you must build a lifestyle that you love.  This point is imperative!  Cutting out carbs for 2 weeks, and losing 10-lbs, it means nothing.  It’s water.  If you add the carbs back, the weight will come back as quickly as Read the full article…

Do you want to Lose Weight in 2020? Start with the right Mindset!

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  Nobody will tell you this.  I guess its a very guarded secret and nobody talks about it. Weight loss is hard.  It’s very hard.  And nobody says it because of the following reasons. They have no clue that it’s hard, because they haven’t lost weight They want your money, and if you said it’s Read the full article…

Best Methods to Care for a Bowflex Home Gym

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  Home exercise equipment costs quite a lot, and if you hope to get your money’s worth, you should do well to take proper care of your unit. It doesn’t matter if it is a compact unit like the Bowflex home gym or the complex Stairmaster; you would need to perform routine maintenance to guarantee Read the full article…

The Ease of Use of Handheld Portable Carpet Cleaners

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  People of today prefer a minimalist interior style. It means not much furniture, details, and household accessories. Also, no carpets – just bare floors (parquet, laminate, tiles). Still, many don’t blindly follow these rules, and they leave rugs in their households and working areas. And they do it for a good reason. Not only Read the full article…

It’s Okay to NOT Want to be fat! The most important thing to consider when changing your diet.

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    I’m all about choice.  Everyone has to make the right choice for them. We live in a world where we have normalized fatness.  It’s great to be fat.  If you don’t want to be fat, there is something wrong with you.  You must have an eating or mental disorder.  You are not a Read the full article…

Keeping Your Kids Safe While Using HVAC

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  Working to keep our children safe is an ever-evolving importance. We baby-proof by covering wall outlets, locking cabinets and drawers, and installing guard gates on stairs. In this process, it is important to also focus on our Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) unit. There are several factors that can pose a threat to Read the full article…

Soundproofing your Pool Pumps

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Water is essential to life. It is the most important compound in the universe relative to humans. Without it, we will die and so will most of the species on earth. It is even important to both animals and plants and all organisms. Water makes up 70 percent of the human being. Without it, a Read the full article…

Common Water Heating Problems and Their Solutions

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 One of the most important appliances in the home, a water heater is often out of sight and easy to forget. The average water heater accounts for nearly 17 percent of the average home’s energy bill, so keeping your water heater maintained is essential. Here are a few common water heating problems and possible solutions. Read the full article…

6-Ways to Protect your Family from Carbon Monoxide

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  Wherever there is combustion, there is carbon monoxide, and this includes our homes. Apart from our heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC), this deadly toxin can also originate from fireplaces, white goods such as refrigerators, and cooking gas and oil furnaces. Symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure are headaches, dizziness, nausea, and a general feeling Read the full article…

Spread Holiday Cheer with Family Photo Cards!

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  Gone are the days when you had to load all the kids in the car and shuffle the family through the mall to reach a holiday picture booth for your holiday cards. With websites like Mixbook.com, you can simply upload your favorite photo (or photos) into one of the holiday photo card templates. With Read the full article…